Thoughts on building a high-def ready HTPC

Just kicking around some ideas for what would be an ideal next gen optical format (HD DVD and/or Blu-ray) ready HTPC. This is of course somewhat hypothetical as, alas, I don't have the hand's on knowledge… yet. This is culled from what I know from informal testing, user reports, and decoding performance benchmarks available on the web. Feel free to […]

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939 HSF To AM2 Socket Adapter

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    While purchasing parts for my latest MythTV frontend client, I ran into a dilemma.  I wanted to take advantage of the upgrade path that an AMD socket AM2 system would provide, but I also really liked the performance of my tried and true Zalman CNPS7000B-AlCu heat sink fan.  Unfortunately, this fan is not directly compatible with the AM2 socket.  […]

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New MissingRemote.com Team Member

I would like to welcome Tony to the Missingremote.com team. More then a few of you know Tony as Crim on the missingremote.com forums. He will be coming out with a couple of Antec HTPC case reviews in short order. If you need to contact Tony, you can email him at Tony <at> missingremote.com.

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Open Letter To HTPCnews.com Readers

I have read a few comments in the past few weeks that have finally prompted me to write a letter to the HTPCnews.com readers. I want to start off thanking everyone for creating such a great HTPC community. It is by far the friendliest and most down to earth group on the Internet. It was fantastic to see that even […]

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I Lost My Remote!!!!

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We have a winner!!!! The contest is now closed. That was way to quick 😉 As I mentioned last week, I lost my remote and now I need someone to find it!!! Somewhere in the website is my Harmony 880 remote!!!! All you have to do is find the picture below somewhere in the website (besides this article of course). The […]

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I have lost my remote

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Ack, I have last my remote! Its been happening a lot more frequently these days and I expect this unfortunate event to keep happening. I was wondering if you guys could help me out a little this coming Monday. Somewhere in missingremote.com you will be able to find my remote (or at least a picture of one). However, there is […]

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Analyst (Me): TiVo Should Buy SageTV

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Well, it wouldn't be a blog without a little bit of armchair analyst going on. Whilst browsing for news over the past few days, I stumbled across PVRWire's article about things TiVo could do better to improve their product. One of the items was to have TiVo PVR software for the PC available.    Now I would like to say […]

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Contest Winner!!!

We have a winner!! jennyfur! Come on down, you have 72 hours to contact me via email, pm, or pony express!!! Of course, you have to take pictures of your goodies once you get them!!! Please include your shipping information in your email. Thanks to all who entered, I consider it a pretty dang good success considering this site is less […]

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