If you record TV shows in Windows Media Center there is a neat little tool called MCEBuddy that will take your recordings, scan/remove commercials, and convert to an alternative format (such as avi or mp4). MCEBuddy has been around for a few years now and with the arrival of WTV/H.264 the developer began work on […]

Back in December I wrote an article about pulling recorded content off a set top box using the Hauppauge HD PVR. Since then, the Hauppauge Colossus has been released. The main difference between the two is that the HD PVR is an external USB connected device whereas the Colossus is a single slot PCIe card […]

With the family out of town this past weekend I had the house to myself to do whatever I pleased. Aside from watching 3 movies (considering I average watching 1 movie maybe every few months not too shabby!) I decided to tackle the project of pulling some recorded shows I had sitting on my cable […]

One common question I see asked is what is the best way to rip a TV Series Boxset. The biggest issue with TV Series Boxsets is that it is not particularly user friendly with episodes spanning across multiple discs. I have found that ripping each episode individually works the best, especially considering that most front […]