The Daily Button – December 20th, 2007

As Christmas draws nearer, you can expect the content output to drop as we spend time with friends and family. Over the holidays, feel free to share what Santa brought you and what your New Year’s resolutions will be for your HTPC.


HTIB Box News: Pansonic SC-PT650 review @ Audioholics

Podcast  News: The Media Center Show #136 @

PMP News: Archos 605 and 705 to have support for Dish Network DVR recording transfers @ Digital Media Thoughts

WHS News: Rolling out Windows Home Server with a HP MediaSmart server @ The Windows Experience Blog 

Party News: Geeking out your holiday party @ Sean Alexander Blog 

Since news is short today, lets do a bit of a forum roundup.:

Let’s give forum member ‘Athonynguyne’ a helping hand modernizing his HTPC 

You can always add to the WAF tales thread that is going on. What is your horror story or better yet, what is your success story? 

If you are looking to improve the image quality of your standard def DVDs, head on over to Jeremy’s legendary FFDshow guide.  

A lot of people have the Ahanix D5 and this thread talks about how to mod it to include a bigger PSU. 

Matt started a thread talking about the next generation IGP mobos.

Have suggestions for great threads old or new? Post ’em in the comments

Here are a few interesting articles and blog we have posted recently.

MCE Plugin Review: MyMovies 

CableCard Options Besides Dell

External Digital Cable Tuner pics 

OrigenAe S16V Unboxing  

XPS 420 first impressions 

When it rains it pours