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Comcast DTA MCE Setup Steps

Many cable operators around the country are reclaiming analog space (separate from the over the air digital transition). If you have a cable set top box, nothing should change. If you connect coax out of the wall to an old … Continue reading

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WiDi and Push2TV–Get the Updates and Install Them

I’ve been blogging about the WiDi Home Theater experience off and on. Last night, I was checking something for a friend and and realized that the Netgear Push to TV site pointed to updates for both the Intel WiDi driver … Continue reading

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Stupid Toshiba Advocates Lagging Edge Standard for SD Cards

June 22 press release from Toshiba announces an effort to “ promote a new SD card that integrates Wi-Fi wireless communication with data storage capabilities. The forum, the "Standard Promotion Forum for Memory Cards Embedding Wireless LAN"* has been founded … Continue reading

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Intel WiDi – Wirelessly view your PC screen on your TV

There is a lot of interest in this technology and naturally, accompanying confusion as to what this is and how to get it. Some of this has been driven by a recent Windows 7 was My Idea commercial. That commercial … Continue reading

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Eye-Fi & iPad

If someone knows where I can buy the Apple iPad Camera Connector, PLEASE let me know. I just grabbed another brass ring off the iPad carousel. Eye-Fi on its own is cool enough. Send digital photos from your camera to … Continue reading

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iPad + WHS (Vail) + Air Video + Recorded TV = Internet Streaming

Air Video (Free) for the iPad just made my non DRM’d MCE Recorded TV mobile.  A few simple hoops to jump through and a couple of gotcha’s, but for me, well worth the effort. I’m streaming recorded TV over 3G. … Continue reading

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Looks like Netflix MCE HD is Rolling Out

Fired up a machine that never had Netflix installed previously (W7 x64 Ultimate) and installed Netflix. I’m streaming Stargate Continuum in HD 3800/3800 (screen shot below) over 802.11n 5GHz wireless to me 1920 x 1080 Sony “laptop”. No HD icon, … Continue reading

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