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  • Sirius XM proves its worth this week with Winter Music Conference broadcasts

    There’s one week per year that there’s reason to listen to Sirius XM beyond XM Channel 202 The Virus. That’s right, it’s Winter Music Conference time, a time when the world’s top DJs and producers descend upon Miami and have themselves a good ol’ Dionysian time. House music, trance, progressive, Dutch tourists trying to find food that won’t kill them, etc. Read More

  • This Windows Media Center Boxee plug-in is a must-have

    Both Boxee and Windows Media Center are amazing and among the most popular media playback programs. However, they don’t really work together as they are both more platforms than anything else. You have to close out of one program to start the other and that’s not an easy task if you’re controlling your HTPC with just a remote from your couch. Enter Boxee Windows 7 Media… Read More

  • Acer smartphone to be announced on February 16th

    Acer wants everyone to know that it is launching a smartphone at the Mobile World Congress cellphone extravaganza in Barcelona. The February 16th press event is also nearly one year after Acer scooped up the experienced smartphone maker, E-Ten. M’kay, now that we know Acer has a smartphone coming in a couple weeks, get ready for some *air quotes* leaked product shots to keep our attention. Read More

  • Acer smartphone to be announced on February 16th


    Acer wants everyone to know that it is launching a smartphone at the Mobile World Congress cellphone extravaganza in Barcelona. The February 16th press event is also nearly one year after Acer scooped up the experienced smartphone maker, E-Ten. M’kay, now that we know Acer has a smartphone coming in a couple weeks, get ready for some *air quotes* leaked product shots to keep our attention. Read More

  • CrunchDeal: Linksys DMA2100 MCE going for only $99 shipped

    Windows Media Center is an awesome way to stream all your content over your network, but you are going to need Media Center Extenders to access the info on other TVs. This Linksys model isn’t the top of the line, but it seems to be one of the least expensive on the market and will get the job done if all you want to do is access your media files. Other models may offer more peppy CPUs… Read More

  • Microsoft Media Center TV Pack gets official

    The latest upgrade to WMC, codename Fiji, is finally official. We’ll try not to harp on Microsoft to bad about the Windows Media Center TV Pack, but honestly, that’s kind of hard as the pack isn’t what it was suppose to be. Missing is the DirecTV and H.264 video compression support. More importantly though, the good folks at Redmond choose not to allow home theater PC… Read More