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Long Absence

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Wow!  It’s been since August 2012 that I’ve added something to the blog.  We have gone through some family issues that have kept me away, but those are much better and I will try to get back in the groove adding new information.

Future of Movie Delivery?

Monday, August 6th, 2012

I bought an Android tablet for my grandchildren to use to play games and watch movies.  I also bought a 32GB SD card to allow for movie storage.  Cost for the SD card new through amazon was $18.  Seems to me it should not be too long before this could be the replacement to Blu-ray [...]

WDTV Live - Media Player and also a NAS device

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Yes, the WDTV Live in addition to being a robust media player can also be used as a Network Attached Storage (NAS) device with some USB hard drives attached. In addition, if you add a USB hub a very large network storage system can be built by adding additional USB hard drives. For example, [...]

Noel Lopez Asks:

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

I have TVs hooked to U-Verse. I want to add a small TV to the backyard patio, so I’d like to know how to split a signal into this new TV.
I rather have it be able to show it’s own channel while watching a different channel inside the house. But I don’t mind having the [...]

Question from Chris

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

I have been researching getting OTA reception on my property and have a unique situation. We live in a very rural location that is approx 40 to 50 miles from the closest towers. The terrain is very hilly and wooded. The property is over 100 acres in eastern KY. Our driveway comes off a ridge [...]

Plasma Glare?

Friday, June 25th, 2010

Well to be brutally truthful the plasmas will have a great deal of glare. Here are a couple of photos of my S1 Panasonic to explain it better:

That is me sitting on my couch and the light in the room is supplied by a full length door window to the left of my entertainment center. [...]

Digital Optical Coax to Analog Stereo RCA Audio Converter Adapter

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

This product is discontinued, sorry.

ASUS O!Play - TV HD Media Player

Saturday, March 20th, 2010

While moderating one of my forums last week someone ask me about the ASUS O!Play - TV HD Media Player. I was not familiar with it so I went digging. After reading about it, I was convinced this was a player I should have so I ordered one. Man it was all [...]

Breaking News: X-Box 360 Will Support U-verse Later This Year!

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

For those people, such as me, who would like their Media Center PCs to have an application where they could work as a set top box with U-verse, the idea has moved one step closer to a possibility.
Announced at CES 2010 was the tremendous news that later this year X-Box owners will be [...]

Hauppauge 1212 HD PVR Update

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009

I have updated the page to reflect the new software version. The update is at the bottom of the page.
See: Hauppauge 1212 HD-PVR Video Capture device

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