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Review: The Pulse-Eight USB CEC Adapter from GoRite

I think I made it clear in some of my recent posts I’m a huge fan of CEC when it’s combined with Kodi. I love using my NUCs as home theater PCs, but it can be a pain to add another remote to your setup. 1,110 more words

Intel NUC

A Better Fit for the NUC5PGYH

I apologize in advance for the use of so many acronyms in this post. I asked my wife to read it and her head exploded about half-way through.   884 more words

Intel NUC

Future For PC Gamers

So far in 2016 gaming has been pushing as a media that all ages and everyone is starting to really get into. The consoles are couch friendly and the PC is pushing the limits of what is real and what is reality. 1,037 more words


Using a Pine 64 as a Plex Media Server

I recently¬†received a Pine64 through the post and thought I’d write up how I got Plex Media Server¬†running on it.

If you’ve already read my posts on… 478 more words

Home Automation

Connecting a real PC to your TV is one of the best things ever.

My wife and I are so-called cordcutters. We told cable TV, and it’s 3000 channels of garbage, to take a hike years ago. Since making that decision we tried and/or investigated several options. 646 more words

WATCH: 5 Game films of Cowboys first-round selection Ezekiel Elliott

The Cowboys have used the fourth overall selection on running back Ezekiel Elliott. He will join a Cowboys offense that already ranked sixth in yards per carry in 2015 with 4.6 per attempt. 175 more words

Dallas Cowboys

Windows 10 On HTPCs: A Missed Opportunity

A little while ago I finally pulled the trigger to install Windows 10 on the PC hooked up to my TV. While I think the OS is overall an improvement over Windows 7 (I never used 8 or 8.1), I’m pretty disappointed with how much Microsoft has neglected the potential of using it on a TV setup. 477 more words