One of the upsides of having a Home Theater PC connected to your big screen is the ability to watch streaming media from the comfort of your couch. With that in mind, I’ve been playing with various online streaming sites to watch out-of-market NFL games as well as been investigating streaming technology for my own… Continue reading Watching NFL games online
Join EFF in San Francisco Monday for Discussion on Hollywood vs. Consumers’ Rights Please join the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) for a panel discussion on “The Future of DVD” at the Varnish Gallery in San Francisco on Monday, November 9, at 5:30pm. Panelists include Kaleidescape CEO Michael Malcolm, RealNetworks Vice President and General Counsel Bill… Continue reading “The Future of DVD” Panel and Happy Hour
I’m now keeping a running page of the HTPC configuration. This is mostly for my own reference so I can remember what I’ve done and I’ll be keeping it up to date as things change.
OK, my first hiccup while installing the SSD drive was not having an extra SATA cable! Solved for $10 (probably $9 more than I needed to spend) with a quick trip to Radio Shack on my wife’s scooter. Decided to time the installation since I got to figure the SSD will make a significant difference.… Continue reading Windows 7 Installation – Part 1
So for no good reason at all, Microsoft sent me a complimentary copy of Windows Ultimate along with a box of party swag (streamers, toys, coupons, bags, etc..). I was actually going to hold off on the upgrade of my HTPC (which is pretty happily running Vista), but with Microsoft’s encouragement, I broke down and… Continue reading Windows 7 Party Pack Arrived