Phoenix 2 for Sage TV Now Available!

Phoenix 2 for SageTV

While SageTV may have been acquired by Google, this has not put much of a damper on a very active user development community. New tools and plugins are still being released for SageTV all the time. The latest new release is Phoenix 2, a sleek, streamlined, and very responsive new user interface that takes advantage of the existing metadata and […]

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Vidabox vCase3 – Slimline HTPC Case


When building a Home Theater PC, the case is quite possibly the most long lasting component and one that if chosen smartly can be used for build after build. While you may swap tuner cards, motherboards, video cards, and more, a good case will provide a foundation for your HTPC builds year after year while looking smart in your family […]

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Xbox 360 Chatpad Driver Challenge!


Lately I have started playing games on my Home Theater PC. Sitting on my couch and playing video games on my 42" tv is absolutely great. It’s comfortable, the screen’s big, I can kick my feet up. All around excellent. To play games I use a Logitech Rumblepad 2 for playing the game and a Logitech diNovo Mini for communicating […]

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Amazon Grabs the TV Remote

It’s not often we post news from the Wall Street Journal, but this was smack on the front of the second section today and seemed worth sharing. I’m looking forward to seeing what Amazon can field for a subscription service. It’ll be intersting to see which appliances can connect to the service, and what content they can get on the […]

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Vidabox Wireless RF Keyboard


Vidabox Wireless RF Keyboard Your wireless keyboard is the connection between you and your Home Theater PC. From extensive system configuration, to daily web browsing and media playback, to quick trouble shooting when your remote craps out your choice of keyboard can dramatically impact your user experience. Vidabox has updated their wireless keyboard offering so just click through to take […]

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Flowchart of the Day – Should You Buy an iPad?

Since no day is complete with out a good dose of flowcharts, Missing Remote brings you a link to a flowchart we didn’t create. However, we did think you might enjoy it. Hence, you should probably follow the link below. BBspot If you’re having trouble deciding whether to buy an Apple iPad or not, use this handy flowchart to make […]

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$10 Blu-ray’s at Best Buy This Week

Normally I avoid Best Buy. But I was sitting at a cafe flipping through the Sunday newpaper and took a glance at the weekly Best Buy circular. They’re having a sale with (according to their website) 91 different movies priced between $7.99 and $9.99. Maybe I’ve been a little disconnected but this seemed pretty cheap to me for Blu-ray discs. […]

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Windows 7: Get Your New Install Humming

Everytime you reinstall Windows there are always lots of fun configuration tasks that need to be taken care of, and this applies just the same to upgrading to a new version of Windows. I’ve tried to put together a list of some of the key things you’ll need to remember when migrating to Windows 7 and please add your own […]

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