Category Archives: tv

Cable TV: New methods of delivery, why not??

Today’s post/rant will be aimed towards an easy target, cabletv companies and why they need to rethink how they deliver digital tv services. Keep reading for the juicy, geeky rant and a few of my own suggestions. Continue reading

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Me and Technology: A quick 20 year debug

Well, I thought I’d post a less serious and more fun one today. I, like most that are reading this, have been a big tech geek for most of my life. As a kid, we did not have netbooks or iPods or heck even free long distance phone service. No, I grew up fantasizing about such gadgets and technology. I grew up watching movies about the future and lusting over the then cool devices (now retro, hehe) and hoping we’d see them eventually. Nope, I had my cool game watches (super mario bros and tetris FTW!!), super small FM/AM Radios and of course my dreams of things to come. Continue reading

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TV: YOU’RE NOT GETTING IT!!! (op-ed)

well, with the temps being in the mid to high 90s, i thought today would be a great day to reflect/rant about network tv and how they just don’t get it.  Network TV has a chance to actually make the … Continue reading

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iPad and L5 Remote Dongle Demo (video)

I’ve been a long time PDA user and for some reason have always lusted over the idea of it being able to control my tv and other appliances.  So when I heard about the L5 remote ($49.95) for the iPhone/iPod … Continue reading

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pre-iPad quickie, unified apps in the app store

i only got a quickie post today leading up to the iPad hoopla.  Looks that Apple has released the iPad app store.  It include several free apps such as eBay, Netflix, ABC… WAIT NETFLIX?!?! Yup! Its there! Netflix and Hulu … Continue reading

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thoughts of a launch psp owner (post 4 1/2 years)

Well, I just realized today that I’ve owned my Sony PSP for almost 4 1/2 years! I originally purchased my PSP on launch day way back in March 24th, 2005.  The PSP’s superior screen and hardware (running nearly a full … Continue reading

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post release: Windows 7, homegroups and me

Microsoft released the much anticipated Windows 7 OS to retail on Friday Oct 22, 2009.  The general consensus among the majority is that it is indeed a great OS and worth the upgrade (especially if you avoided Vista and are still on … Continue reading

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Windows 7 Quickie: Setting up TV recording and sharing to other Windows 7 computers (turn windows 7 into a dvr / media server)

again, its been far too long since i’ve last posted. today i thought i’d just outline the basics on how to use your Windows 7, with proper hardware, to record live tv and also share with other Windows 7 computers … Continue reading

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the future is soon (op-ed)

well, its been a while since i’ve posted and i apologize for that. silly work, life and summer stuff.  anywho, i thought i’d get back to posting on more regular basis (in case i actually have followers/readers, j/k i love … Continue reading

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Livingroom Standoff: My Playstation3 vs My HTPC, Part 1 (PS3 video)

This entry is one that i’ve been waiting to do for quite some time now.  Today i’ll will be pitting my PS3 up against my Home Theater PC(well, mine is a Frankenstein’d laptop w/o lcd, hehe).   Sony has boasted about the PS3′s multimedia … Continue reading

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