Monthly Archives: August 2009

XBMC Media Center – Installed on a PC

Part 1: Installation iTunes models a lot of what I want from my PC-on-the-TV experience. It can be tasked to hunt down compatible media and add that to its library. In media-center speak ‘library’ does not refer to the “books” … Continue reading

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Custom Home Theater PC

Thought you might find this project interesting.  I have an old laptop connected to the PC input on my HDTV.  I use XBMC or Boxee for viewing my movie archives; Picasa3 for viewing home movies and pictures; iTunes for music … Continue reading

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At Last, my movie has come along

It wasn’t too long ago that I wrote that I had watched a string of good movies at the theater.  You know, those movies that you feel like you didn’t waste your time and money when you decided to go … Continue reading

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And Out of Movie Chaos Came . . .

My movies are out of control.  They’re stored on harddrives, DVDs, VHS tapes, and kept in a variety of places.   I have gone to some pains to test out some means of paperless cataloging of my media.  This post is … Continue reading

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