Browsing All posts tagged under »HTPC«

How to Organize Your Cable Clutter on the Cheap

May 20, 2011


Building a Home Theater can be a very satisfying project. After all the work of placing your speakers, putting your TV and setting up your source components, there’s nothing like being able to sit down and watch a great movie in high definition with awesome surround sound. However, a home theater project can lead to […]

Choosing Your HTPC Software

May 12, 2011


There are so many different kinds of software that are available to use for an HTPC that it is easy to become confused and discouraged. Knowing about the advantages and disadvantages of each helps lessen the headache. Let’s discuss a few that are widely used in the HTPC world. XBMC (Free) Platforms – Windows, Linux, […]

My Current HTPC Setup

November 11, 2010


Currently, I’ve been using my personal laptop as my HTPC. It’s an Acer Aspire 4810TZ-4120, and I love it. The battery lasts 8 hours (seriously!), it has a 500GB hard drive, not to mention 4GB of ram. I’ve got it hooked up via HDMI to a 37″ Vizio 720p LCD TV, which is a perfect […]