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Lenovo Enhanced Multimedia Remote Review

By: Ken Schoenberg
on Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

About three years ago I started moving our family towards a cable/satellite free lifestyle. One of my first projects was building a Home Theater Computer. AMD had recently introduced the 780g chipset that would allow me to build an inexpensive, quiet machine that would handle streaming HD video without the need for an internal video Read More…

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Lenovo Multimedia Remote Upgraded

By: Ken Schoenberg
on Thursday, September 1st, 2011

Over a year ago we cut the cable/dish around here and began using Home Theater PCs, and various extenders and it has worked out much better than I had hoped. My wife and two sons have been delighted with the selection of content available and we’re saving almost $125/month by not having DirecTV. All went Read More…

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Geek Up Your Party With a Live-Updating Slideshow

By: Andy Simmons
on Monday, July 19th, 2010

If there’s anything that I love as much as getting my hands on a shiny new gadget, it’s taking old gadgets and repurposing them to accomplish something completely awesome.  I recently combined a low-end Eye-Fi card, a 2008 Mac Mini, and a little elbow grease to turn my home theater system into a slideshow displaying Read More…

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A mouse for your couch – GlideTV Navigator

on Tuesday, October 13th, 2009

If you have an HTPC (Home Theater PC), it can be a pain to navigate your media from your couch. Sure, you can use a wireless keyboard, but they take up space and can just be awkward to use. The new GlideTV Navigator has been created to solve that problem. It’s a palm sized wireless Read More…