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How to relabel two identical TOSHIBA 1Tb USB 3.0 disks in a view to be auto mounted properly at XBMC

I have two identical 1TB Toshiba USB 3.0 disks, and when I attach them to my RaspberryPI running XBMC, they appear as identical TOSHIBA EXT mounts at the GUI… 474 more words


Home theater PC: All buttoned up

After struggling for weeks with various hardware and software configurations, I was starting to lose hope that I would ever be able to accomplish all the goals I had set out for my home theater PC project.   268 more words


XBMC revisited

In previous posts on my home theater PC, I advocated for the use of Windows Media Center as the media center front end of choice. It does seem to the be the front end that is able to combine the largest number of features under one roof, but there are a few critical flaws I have discovered as I have put it to more real world testing. 1,412 more words


Home theater PC build: Part 3


I was nervous as hell when I hit the power button for the first time with all the components installed together. I had tested individual components with power, but it wasn’t until this moment that I got to see what it could do all together.   2,248 more words


Home theater PC build: Part 2

Assembly and Testing

After the initial dry fit of all the components, it was time to put this beast together. Assembly in general was pretty straightforward… 552 more words


Home Theater PC Build: Introduction

So I decided to build my own home theater PC.

Call this a guide if you like. It’s the nitty gritty of my experience: failures and successes, trials and errors, and a generally detailed account of a project that quickly became the centerpiece of my media center. 499 more words


For All Of You Apple TV 2 Owners Out There: You Must Jailbreak It!

The Apple TV 2 is a great device.  It allows you to watch Netflix, view Airplay photos and videos, rent or purchase Movies and TV shows from iTunes etc.   134 more words