Intel NUC: The Next Generation HTPC We’ve Been Waiting For?

Sep 13, 2012 by

Could Intel's newest offering be the perfect home theater PC platform? It's only four inches square and sports a Core I3 processor with HD4000 graphics and an HDMI out port. It sounds intriguing, and we should get to try them out soon!

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Hulu Plus now on XBOX Live

May 3, 2011 by

Hulu Plus is now being offered to XBOX Live members and finally brings Hulu’s pay per month streaming model directly to your XBOX 360. Playstation 3 owners have had this since November of 2010, although recent network outages have blocked this feature for PS3 users as of late . The pricing plan...

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WHS 2011–Should I Upgrade and How to Plan the Migration

Apr 8, 2011 by

Windows Home Server 2011 is almost upon the mainstream masses as Microsoft has now released the product to RTM.  The questions many people are asking are: should I upgrade, and how do I migrate my data? In this article I am going to give you the pros and cons of upgrading your Windows Home Server...

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Review: RCA ANT751 HD Antenna

Jan 18, 2011 by

If you are like me, then you live where they can’t run those magical cables, or maybe you just want to add a few more tuners to record some high quality over the air HD.  Either way, you need a good antenna to get that signal into those tuners.  If you live in a major city, then you can...

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Zotac ZBOX AMD Fusion Mini-PC

Jan 8, 2011 by

Well that didn’t take long for manufacturers to come out with a mini-pc housing AMD’s latest Fusion APU.  Zotac announced a ZBOX E-350 based barebones system complete with Blu-Ray Drive.  There are two versions of the “barebones” ZBOX available.  The plus version containing a...

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Hauppauge Colossus Internal HD-PVR

Jan 7, 2011 by

Hauppauge, the makers of many tuner and video capture devices have announced a new capture card that many HTPC fans have been waiting for.  You might ask why anyone would want a component capture device in their HTPC since we have CableCARD tuners that do a much cleaner job.  Well, if you are...

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Silicondust HDHomerun Prime Update

Jan 7, 2011 by

Even though there is already a viable option to add a CableCARD to a Windows Media Center PC, there are a lot of folks still waiting on the SiliconDust HDHomerun Prime networked CableCARD tuner.  SiliconDust had a Prime on display at CES and Engadget was able to do a hands-on with the unit. ...

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Intel and AMD Announce New CPUs

Jan 6, 2011 by

AMD AMD had a very exciting announcement this week.  Their new All-in-One device they are calling an APU, or Accelerated Processing Unit.   This codenamed “Zacate” chip is now officially dubbed “Fusion” and incorporates AMD 6130 DirectX 11 graphics on the same chip.  Fusion is part of...

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Windows on a Saltine Cracker

Jan 5, 2011 by

That’s right, according to Microsoft’s closed door pre-keynote meeting, this press release states that Microsoft’s next version of Windows will be able to run on ARM processors and Entire Systems on a chip (SOC).  This opens up a whole new world for devices with Windows on...

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