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XtreamerTV Announced

by Damian on December 14, 2012 · 3 comments

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The folks at Xtreamer keep plugging along with new devices (not sure if this is a good thing or bad thing ). Their players have been based around the Realtek chip, but it looks like they are finally dipping their toes into the Sigma waters with the XtreamerTV. The XTV will be based on the […]

The folks at XBMC has been quite busy leading into the holiday season. Earlier this month the beta 2 version of XBMC Frodo was released, notably with the long awaited support for the Android platform.  What do you know, two weeks later Frodo has left beta mode and is now out as a Release Candidate. […]

NZBMatrix Down For The Count

by Damian on December 13, 2012 · 3 comments

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For those of you who roam around in the murky waters of Usenet (and if you do you probably already know this), the popular Usenet Index aggregation site NZBMatrix officially went off the air on Sunday. NZBMatrix does not host content for downloading, but instead provides a searchable index of content from various sources. It […]

The developers at XBMC have just announced the release of the next beta version of XBMC, named Frodo (XBMC 12, Beta 2). As usual, there are plenty of new features and updates, but most importantly for us Android users, XBMC has finally officially come to Android. As an Android user I am anxious to give […]

Although details are still scarce, Zappiti (the folks behind the Zappiti jukebox for the Dune players) has just announced their own media player, called “zappiti player”. Modular Entertainment Station Features ● 3D Video Format Support: Decodes wide variety of 3D Video formats, including MVC, SBS, Top/Bottom and RealD 3D. ● HDD Player: Plays content from […]

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You Know You Are A Geek When…

by Damian on November 1, 2012 · 4 comments

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Review: Mede8er MED1000X3D

by Damian on October 24, 2012 · 53 comments

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Back in April I had the chance to review the Mede8er MED500X2, which is based on the Realtek 1185 chip. Today I will be taking a closer look at the Mede8er MED1000X3D. In many respects it is nearly identical to the 500X2. However, instead of the 1185 chip it is running with the 1186 chip, […]

A little over a week ago I wrote a post about what direction to head in as a Windows Home Server 1 owner. I figured a lot of WHSv1 owners are at the same point as myself, or trying to think ahead to the future. With some new options out there (such as Windows 8 […]

For over 3 years my Windows Home Server (codename: Shawshank) has been humming along. At this point I would have thought I would have upgraded my server to a new OS, but due to the successor of WHSv1 removing some critical functionality I decided to sit on the sidelines a little longer. Now that Server Essentials […]

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Quick Update To 10Muse

by Damian on October 10, 2012 · 10 comments

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About a month ago I put together a guide highlighting the 10Muse App, which can be used to turn your iPad into a Home Theater jukebox for playback on your Dune or PCH media player. Last week an update was pushed through which brought two important features that I thought it would be worth briefly […]