Sapphire Edge HD2 Mini PC Review

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I’ve always preferred a larger HTPC so I can put additional cards or more disk space, but I know many people prefer them as small as possible.  An interesting little device reviewed here, but it would appear to not handle HD playback very well.  If you’re in the market for a little PC to hitch a ride on your PC […]

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Alpenföhn Peter VGA Cooler Reviewed

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I don’t know that I’d want to try squeezing this behemoth into my HTPC, but it may very well work for people in some situations.  Even if you aren’t interested in such a cooler, you owe it to yourself to click through and take a look at the pictures of this cooler.  Overall, they seemed pretty impressed with the performance. […]

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IOGEAR GUWIP204 Wireless USB Sharing Station


Over the past year we’ve reviewed a number of different wireless products that help enhance unique home theater environments, such as wireless HDMI streamers and Bluetooth speakers. For my living situation, the need to extend USB over a wireless network became relevant, and as such, I obtained the GUWIP204 4-Port Wireless USB Sharing Station from IOGEAR to achieve this objective. […]

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GeeXboX Hits 2.0 with a Shot in the ARM


Many moons ago, when I first got started playing with HTPCs, I spent a lot of time vacillating between various Windows front-ends and media-centric Linux distros. The Linux distros in particular always intrigued me because most of them were available as Live CDs. One of those distros was GeeXbox. GeeXboX development has always been on a slow burn and I […]

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