Vista View Saber DA-1N1-I

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As you may recall the FCC has mandated that in 2009 all analog TV will cease in the USA; any TVs, DVRs, etc. made from this point forward must also include an ATSC tuner. Vista View is the latest vendor to update their product line with a modern combination ATSC/NTSC tuner card. How will it stack up against the competition? Read on […]

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Logitech Harmony 880 & 890

Harmony 890 Remote

Logitech Harmony 880 & 890 Universal Remote Review Today I am taking a look at the Harmony 880 & 890, two of the higher end remotes from Logitech for their Universal Remote line. With a cost of $200 & $275, let’s see if it’s worth the additional cost when compared to other models… Harmony remotes by Logitech. What more can […]

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First Look: Cyberlink Live Beta

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Those of you familiar with MissingRemote.com might remember my Guide to Streaming Media article I wrote a while back, comparing Orb, Webguide and SageTV Placeshifter. Well, apparantly the folks over at Cyberlink saw it as well and decided that they could have something to offer and have named it CyberlinkLive. So let's see how their early betas can compare with […]

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ATSC/NTSC Combo Tuner Round Up

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As part of the upcoming 2009 digital TV transition the final phase of consumer electronics compliance was put into effect last month: any TVs, DVRs, etc. made from this point forward must also include an ATSC tuner. For the HTPC world this means that any PC TV tuner made from this point forward must have an ATSC tuner in addition […]

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Logitech Harmony 670

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    Logitech Harmony 670 Universal Remote Review On the table today is the Harmony 670 Universal Remote from Logitech. Let's find out what it's capable of for an MSRP of $149.99.     So, you find yourself armed with a fancy new tv, a top notch receiver, fancy floor shaking speakers, a new HTPC to drive it all and […]

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Radioshack 15-1892: Indoor Antenna w/ RF Remote

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  Radioshack 15-1892: Indoor Antenna w/ RF Remote Today I am taking a look at the Radioshack 15-1892 Indoor Antenna. This is one of the many antennas available at Radioshack. I'm hoping it can improve my reception quality in my first floor apartment. In an urban/suburban area distance to the towers isn't always the only issue, multipath rejection can play […]

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Showtime Interactive in Vista MCE

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  Showtime Interactive Today we will take a quick peak at the latest online spotlight application in Vista Media Center, Showtime Interactive. Let's see if it's worthy of becoming a player in the online content world.   Showtime Interactive is yet another online content distributor made possible by the generous folks at Showtime, where you can find and download programs […]

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Seasonic M12 500W Modular Power Supply

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Seasonic M12 500W Modular Power Supply Today I am taking a look at the Seasonic M12 500W power supply. The Seasonic M12 is the first modular power supply to be offered by Seasonic. Quiet, cool, stable and modular it has the potential to be a killer solution for use in a Home Theater PC. Let's find out how well it […]

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Webguide 4: Your Content… Anywhere

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Ever since the first MCE release, users have always requested the ability to remotely control the recordings & other facets of their Media Centers. Since the first version of MCE, Webguide has existed to provide that feature (and now much more) to users everywhere. I'll be reviewing the complete, pay-for version of Webguide. The free version is strictly limited to […]

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