So, there haven’t been many new articles on the site in the last 2–3 months. Partly this is because we’ve been busy in our day jobs, but also it is because we decided it was time to move to a VPS instead of our previous hosting package. So, to cut a very long story short, we’re now… Read more »
A quick update on various developments we’ve been tracking including TomTom for Android and a new PSU from Seasonic.
In case the Metro UI isn’t enough, Microsoft have admitted 3 more things that should make anyone considering Windows 8 think twice.
News of a hack for VLC BluRay playback, and a new cheap CEC device for HTPC remote control functionality
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The official website of Haali Media Splitter is down. Fortunately there are still mirrors available, and alternatives like LAV & MPC-HC.
Media Browser 2.5.2 (Apollo) is released: Link to the download & changelog. Quick comment on changes since Media Browser 2.5.1.
MCEBuddy 2 Beta 16 has been released. There have been numerous bugfixes since Beta 14. It looks to me like it is nearing a final release. Give it a try.
MCEBuddy 2 Beta 14 has been released. It’s the first release in a long time that is a complete program. It also includes official x64 support. There are still some major issues remaining, but within those limits it should be an excellent solution for converting wtv files and stripping adverts from them.
Anandtech has an excellent article comparing 4 bottom end GPU’s for HTPC’s. The article is extensive and does a good job of explaining issues of framerate timing, cadence detection, telecining and pulldown as well as comparing the 4 GPU’s. As we don’t believe in reinventing the wheel — we recommend anyone building a HTPC setup… Read more »