How-to enable Emby mobile photo backups

How-to enable Emby mobile photo backups

I’ve been really impressed with the pace of improvement with the Emby media server and companion apps, but there was one thing that really stopped me from embracing the suite – automated mobile photo backup. As it turns out, the problem was ignorance instead of a feature gap versus competitive software like Plex.   As it turns out, enabling the […]

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SageDCT Installation and Configuration Guide

     This is a guide for the SageDCT (digital cable tuner) made downloadable by Andy VT’s website which you can get here. This was a game changer for me and moved me from Windows Media Center back to SageTV. This also shows the amazing talent of Andrew Van Til and I can’t thank him enough for this creation! So […]

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Display Rendering Stats in MPC-HC

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Every so often I see a question about how we generated the detailed display information used in our HTPC reviews. It’s not hard to setup, but I figured that it was time to document the process in a single, easy to find place. Let’s get started. Necessary Software: DirectX Runtime MPC-HC (I prefer the zip installer-less, version) LAV Filters (optional) […]

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Guide – MythTV Quick Tip – Reset the Painter

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I recently wrote about my experiences installing MythTV on my Windows laptop.  While it’s been working great, I recently ran into a problem and wanted to share the solution. While playing with some settings in the various menus – sometimes I just can’t help myself – I got myself into a pickle that I just couldn’t fix.  As it turns […]

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Digitizing VHS with the Hauppauge Colossus

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So my primary reason for purchasing the Hauppauge Colossus was to digitize a small VCR library.   Some purchased movie titles others non-professional and non-purchasable.    It seems my wife’s Dad bought almost every Disney movie on VCR during the limited release cycle.   Since my 4yr old isn’t going to complain about simulated surround vs TrueHD, I figured capturing the upscaled image after […]

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