Sandy Bridge-based Pentium G850, G840 and G620 Chips Reviewed


Intel’s Sandy Bridge Pentium chips released about a month ago piqued our interest for what could be a perfect combination of price and features for many HTPC builders. X-bit labs reviewed the G850, G840 and G620 and found them quite capable and recommended them specifically for HTPC use.  With the G620 performing similarly to the Clarkdale i3-530 and sipping only slightly more power […]

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HP MediaSmart LED Management for WHS2011

Now this is why I love the community so much! The HP MediaSmart WHS series has been scrapped by HP, but that hasn’t stopped a certain forum user of taking it upon himself to fix the blinking LED issue you have if you tried upgrading to WHS2011 as I did! Not flawless success yet, but looks extremely promising! Compatible Hardware: […]

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Contest – Boston Bruins Stereo Headphones


THIS CONTEST HAS ENDED! Winner will be announced soon!! The prizes and giveaways continue, this time up, courtesy of the fine folks at we have a set of their Boston Bruins NHL branded Stereo Headphones! Here’s some info on these cool looking (assuming you like hockey) headphones with an MSRP of $40: The Coloud Twelve headphone is a thoroughly […]

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SageTV Gives the Gift of V7 to V5/V6 Users

When the store shut down on Saturday anyone who was evaluating SageTV V7, but hadn’t pulled the trigger on an upgrade license, was in an uncomfortable position not just because going back to a previous rev would have been difficult because of all the enhancements wrapped into V7, but because the wiz.bin (the SageTV database) isn’t compatible between versions.  Fortunately […]

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