MythTV Reloaded – Day 17

Well, it turns out that I’m a moron.  Apparently everything was pretty much working for me already.  I had all of the pieces, I just didn’t put them together correctly.  After days of work I finally have LIRC recognizing my remote inputs properly.  Basically what happened is that I configured the startup script for LIRC to load the correct driver […]

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Gift Guide Roundup

With the holiday shopping season in full effect, the Internet is awash in gift guides. These gift guides are ostensibly prepared to help us find the right gifts for our friends and family, but let’s face it, we really use them to get a final rundown of the year’s best tech gadgets and make our own Santa wish lists. At least we […]

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YouTube Adds Disney and DreamWorks Movie Rentals


So there you were Thanksgiving evening, the turkey carcass forgotten at the table, the football games done, and a house full of family overstaying their welcome, and you needed a movie to pacify the increasingly cranky kids that everyone was trying to ignore. If you pulled up YouTube in search of a movie rental then you had the opportunity to […]

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