Top 10 Ways to Power Up Your Home Theater PC - Lifehacker This article makes it sound really easy. Don't be fooled. Until recently, I wasn't happy with my home media setup. Ok, I still haven't achieved paradise, but here's what I've learned. * QAM video recordings are beautiful. Much better than analog recordings over svideo or composite (yellow) cables. * You want QAM recording of cable TV, but more and more cable systems are encrypting 95% of the channels. * You probably want a networked QAM tuner - at least I did - to avoid PCI slot or USB issues even if you can only get 20 ClearQAM channels. * Some people have setup tuners to analog record from their cable boxes without CableCARD using either the Hauppauge 1212 (RGB-component) recorder or the s-video output from the STB into pretty much any generic TV tuner card if you don't care too much about video quality. * Downloading TV shows via BitTorrent or Usenet is illegal for many countries. * XBMC isn't a TV recording solution. * XBMC is best for mostly static video collections - like movies.
Why - Convert a PC into a network-attached storage device - CNET.com Digital Home - CNET.com To bring you the most comprehensive smart home product coverage, would you believe we bought a house? We'll turn this house into a smart home, and use it to test products in a fully connected residential environment. Come take a tour. See what we're building Wii Remote Head Tracking for Virtual Reality Download and get started now! The links at the top of the site can walk you through the entire process. If you’re interested in contributing, contact us and/or see our project page on GitHub . News Updated public release of tracking server – v1.1.0 Posted 02 May 2011 Version 1.1.0 is a significant improvement, released to the public today. All News Screenshots For more screenshots, see the documentation on installing and using the system. About This application builds on the Wii Remote Head Tracking filter module for VRPN by providing an easy-to-use, fully-integrated tracking server. If you cite this work or use this tracking system, we would appreciate hearing from you. Paper materials and copies of publications may be mailed to:
How to Automatically Download TV Shows as Soon as They've Aired (or Turn Your PC into a TiVo) - Lifehacker Kinja is in read-only mode. We are working to restore service. Is there anyway you can explain further on what to do, this has gotten me intrigued. Flagged Sure. Past this, I'll have to go from memory since I don't have uTorrent here on my work computer, but if you right click on the feed, you can go to the RSS Downloader. Anyway, let's say I want to download How I Met Your Mother, which comes on monday nights. Let me know if you need anything else. [www.ezrss.it] Regardless if you use their RSS, this FAQ is what I used to setup my RSS downloader. Have at least a dozen shows plugged in, usually gets the show about 30-40 minutes after the episode airs . So I was just referring back to this article to set up a new media center at home and I came across this posting of yours. Do you happen to have any invites to your private tracker?
uShare – Installer un serveur Upnp et DLNA sous Linux uShare – Installer un serveur Upnp et DLNA sous Linux Si vous utilisez une box Linux de votre crû pour y stocker vos films de vacances, il serait peut-être temps d'activer un serveur Upnp sur celui-ci pour balancer tout ça directement sur la TV, non ? Alors, comment faire ? Et bien il existe un soft libre écrit spécialement pour GeeXboX que vous pouvez installer en solo, qui s'appelle uShare et qui fait office de serveur UPnP et DLNA. Il utilise le serveur http intégré à la libupnp pour streamer, mais ne transcode pas les fichiers. Par contre, il sait streamer sans problème les fichiers de type suivant : Je me suis dit que ça pourrait vous servir ! uShare et toutes les explications sont disponibles ici. Vous avez aimé cet article ?
[GUIDE] Install CM7.1 + Clockworkmod to EMMC - ALL NOOKS! (Updated:10/11/11) [GUIDE] Install CM7 or CM10 + Recovery to EMMC - ALL NOOK COLORS! (Updated:11/19/12) ***Nook Colors manufactured after May 2011 shipped with a different partition scheme, see post 2 for information about it, or just go ahead with the guide since it doesn't affect much! You can identify these nooks as they have a blue dot sticker on the box*** A gentle reminder, this thread should only be for discussion related to the guide itself. On with the good stuff: Prologue This guide is intended to take you through the (mostly windows-based) steps needed to replace your internal nook color rom with CM7/CM9, gapps and clockworkmod or TWRP recovery all on EMMC. At this point in CM7 development I am recommending installing a CM7.2 build by mrg666 from this thread or an official nightly/stable 7.2 directly from CyanogenMod: CM10 is based on Android 4.1 (Jellybean) and builds can be found here: If you want to run CM7/10 from the sdcard.. you're in the wrong place! Epilogue:
Sébastien "VR Geek" Kuntz » A Definition of VR Short definition Immersive Virtual Reality (iVR) is the science and technology required for a user to feel present, via perceptive, cognitive and functional immersion and interaction, in a generated environment. Introduction The term VR, Virtual Reality, seems now useless because it is too broadly defined and means different things to people. It ranges from any kind of 3D interactive application, to online metaverses like SecondLife, and finally to immersive VR. For me VR is Immersive Virtual Reality, the ultimate alternate reality we can get ! The terms ‘Immersion’ and ‘Presence’, which for me are essential for VR, are also now confusing, so let’s start by defining some fundamental concepts. - Fred Brooks asking the question, IEEE VR 2010 - Definitions Reality We could start be defining reality. Presence Then let’s define presence. The place illusion (PI) implies that your perception is fooled. The plausibility illusion (Psi) implies that your cognition is fooled. Immersion Immersive VR
How to play Nintendo 64 on your PC Install the emulator Download and install the free emulator Project 64. Get some games Games for emulators are called roms, and there are a lot of websites supplying them. Games I highly recommend for N64 are (in order of priority): Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask Super Mario 64 Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Master Quest Diddy Kong Racing Banjo-Kazooie Once you have your games, open up Project64 and go to File > Choose Rom directory, and select the location of your roms. Set up your controller You can use any USB controller to play with this emulator. To set up your controller, plug it in and then open Project 64. Save states One of the main benefits of using an emulator is being able to use save states. To more quickly save and load, you can set buttons on your controller to F5 and F7. Texture packs Another huge benefit of using an emulator is the ability to use texture pack mods which replace the original lo-res textures with improved hi-res textures. Tips
Webmin The current Webmin distribution is available in various package formats for download from: Unix tar/gzip 15.1 MB RPM suitable for Redhat, Fedora, CentOS, SuSE or Mandrake 16.3 MB Debian package suitable for Debian, Ubuntu or other derived 14.8 MB Source RPM suitable for Redhat, Fedora, CentOS, SuSE or Mandrake 15.1 MB Solaris package 14.8 MB ZIP format suitable for 19.3 MB Minimal version of Webmin, Unix tar/gzip 1.9 MB You can also download recent versions of Webmin. The Pros and Cons of Running Honeycomb on Nook Color Since Android is open source, it finds its way onto many types of devices. One device that the modding community was particularly tickled to get their hands on is the Nook Color. This e-reader device can, with some hacking around, double as a passable Android tablet. It is not exactly a snap to do, but you can get the latest and greatest software running on your device. What you need to install Honeycomb The first thing you'll need is a Nook Color, which you hopefully just procured for a downright reasonable $200. Alternatively, you can choose to use the newer internal memory install process. To get the Google services and Market, you need to go through an extra step. The Pros You can take a device that has limited functionality and make into more. Another thing the Nook has going for it is the form factor. The Cons As with any major project for an Android device, there is the distinct possibility you will brick your tablet.
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Maraschino Maraschino was started and is maintained by mrkipling and many people have got involved and contributed. Big thanks to everybody that has contributed - Maraschino would not be the project that it is today without you! Maraschino is a WebApp that runs on a local server and can be accessed from anywhere on your LAN to administer programs like Sickbeard, CouchPotato & SabNZBd+. Further support for other programs are currently a WIP. While you can access Maraschino remotely, doing so is at your own risk. Heavy in development, Maraschino is a must have for any HTPC fanatic. 1 Screenshots 2 Features Customisable applications module providing quick access to your web interfaces (e.g. 3 Help and support The developers are very active. Forum: You can also get help on IRC: #maraschino at irc.freenode.net 4 Source code 5 Guides
How To Root Your Nook Color Here's how to root your Barnes & Noble tablet for full control and new features. You might already know about rooting an Android device or how to jailbreak an iPhone. Rooting gives you full control over your devices and frees them from IT's grip. But did you know you can root your Nook Color, too? Before starting this project, first make sure you have a 128MB or larger MicroSD card and a fully-charged Windows PC. Now down to business. Now write the image to your card. Press the Write button. Click Yes when the Confirm overwrite message comes up. Next, download the latest signed version of the CyanogenMod ROM for the Nook Color. Note: It’s important that you download only a signed version; otherwise, your system might become unstable. Copy the downloaded ROM to the root of your MicroSD card. Note: This advice applies to whatever your root MicroSD card is assigned. Download the Google Apps zip file. There are other versions there that won’t work right on a Nook Color. Power on your device.
The Ultimate TI-89 FAQ & Manual This FAQ should detail many of the frequently asked TI-89 questions and related issues that are posted on our TI-89 Forum . If you have another question not answered here or that you want more detail about, simply start a new thread in the support section of our TI-89 Forum . If you're looking for a TI-89 manual, you can view the PDF here . 1.0: Getting programs to your calculator 2.0: TI-Graph Link software (Windows version) 3.0: Using programs on your TI-89 4.0: Programming Languages: 5.0: Assembly Program Issues 6.0: Different AMS and HW versions 7.0: Hardware 8.0: Miscellaneous Q1.1: Could you give me an overview on how to transfer files from my computer to my calculator? A1.1: First, of course, you must download them to your computer by clicking on them, and then you must unzip them (see Q1.3 ). Q1.2: What hardware do I need to transfer programs to my calculator? You can find a list of vendors from the Open Directory Project here , or buy one directly from TI . 4.0: Programming Languages