NoviiRemote Deluxe 4.1

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If you have a PDA collecting dust around the home, you might as well turn it into a great programmable remote. The NovviRemote software package allows you to control any number of devise similar to any universal control, and also has the ability to learn commands from other remotes. From the article: Configuring this application, literally, is as simple as […]

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AudioControl Processor Extends HD Signals 1000 feet

If your den and media server a a thousand feet apart in your mansion, you finally have a solution to extend HD video signals this length. The transmitter accepts the 1080/720 signal with audio and outputs a signal via cat 5 to a receiver box. The receiver box then decodes the information for display. From the article:  The Maestro M2e […]

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HDTV and Home Theater Podcast

As this week winds to a close, kick back, turn the lights off and poor yourself a cold beverage and listen to the HT Guys Podcast :). Topics discussed this week are a few news bit, and detailed covered of HD Audio. From the podcast summary: Listen here:  DTS does not claim, on their website at least, that DTS-HD Master […]

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Is it worth the wait for HDMI 1.3?

Engadget answers this with a resounding and confident maybe. As with everything in life, there are some technologies that are not needed by the masses. The real benefit to the 1.3 standard is support for the lossless HD audio format. Rather then having to use six analog cables, you can use one simple skinny HDMI cable. From the article: So […]

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Panasonic PT-AX100 vs. Sanyo PLV-Z5

What can only be described as a battle of epic proportions as seen at the Roman Coliseum, Projector Central stages a battle to the death between the Panny PT-AX100 and the Sanyo PLV-Z. The article does a great job of comparing performance, not just taking a look at the spec sheet. An example of this is the AX100U's ability to […]

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Tech Simplicity to Drive Connected Homes

Of course I am going to post a story if it agrees with my opinions. The Connected Home is still early on in its adoption, significantly behind even a basic Home Theater which daunts many of a technophobe. The article goes on to say, if the tech of making your house work as one continues to be a custom only […]

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Sony VPL-VW50 (Pearl) Review

Believe it or not, Sony has a pretty decent deal going with its $5k 1080p projector. Not too long ago, you were looking at a minimum of $10k for a 1080p front projector. Between the two modes, you can expect between 500 and 900 lumens brightness. Not stellar, but you won't want to turn the lights on during your Lord […]

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Denon S-301

I am always a little bit skeptical of 2.1 systems that are marketed as replacements as 5.1 systems. No matter the tricks, its pretty hard to replace the physical speaker. However, there is still room for a quality 2.1 sound system. If you are looking for something a bit smaller for say your bedroom or den, but are still interested […]

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