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Installing Kodi on Raspberry Pi 2 (Raspbian Wheezy)


The time has come to test out Kodi on the Raspberry Pi 2 with the Raspbian Wheezy distribution.

I’ve been wanting a MediaCenter or HTPC with Kodi (formerly XBMC) for a while. 706 more words

Raspberry Pi 2

ViewQwest: Which home theatre setup should you use? (Part 2)

Having ViewQwest TV & Freedom VPN opens an opportunity to try all out all US services like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu Plus. So which service is right for you? 258 more words


ViewQwest: Which home theatre setup should you use? (Part 1)

Main Hardware (Output)

There are many options for home theatre setup in the market nowadays. How do you choose one that suits your need? Do you need a full computer setup, Home Theatre Personal Computer (HTPC), Media Player/Streamer or Media Dongle? 358 more words


Boot Camp Mac Mini - S3/S4 WOL Solution

Well, I finished documenting the “device hack” to emulate some sort of S5 solution for the Mac Mini, but most of you probably do not know that Boot Camp Windows does not support S3/S4… 898 more words

Thomson DSI8210 Sky Box Hacked Openelec HTPC

I bought this Thomson PVR3 box off Evilbay for the hard drive to upgrade my Pace 3100 box. It cost me 99p, it was in town so I collected and it came with a white Sky card, a Sky+ remote and a 160gig hard disk which quadrupled my Pace box storage capacity. 524 more words

Boot Camp Mac Mini - S5 WOL Solution

I probably should create a blog entry with instructions on how to set up Boot Camp (Windows 8.1) on the Mac Mini; but so many people have How-To Guides on this and I already did mine prior to this blog’s inception, so maybe another day. 980 more words

Copying (ripping) digital media

How do you extract a perfect copy of a movie or TV show? Well, as I’m in the middle of ripping my TV shows and movies for my home theater project I encountered this problem. 85 more words