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Ceton InfiniTV Card Arrives!

27. October 2010

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It’s here! Back in May, I ordered a Quad-Tuner PC Card from Ceton Corp. Unfortunately, Ceton had some PRETTY bad issues that pushed the delivery of cards back significantly. Some people waited nearly 6 months to receive their cards. Mine took 5 months. Last year, the PC that operated my entire house died. Rather than replace […]

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Ceton posts another disappointing notice re: InfiniTV Cable Card

10. July 2010

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I am in the process of building a full blown media center with streaming video to Xboxes throughout the house. The Ceton InfiniTV cable card was an integral part of this project. I found the card online several months ago and have been on the pre-order list since early April. The company was issuing a […]

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Your life… TiVo’d…

9. September 2009

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Imagine arriving home after work and replaying the day’s events. Who you spoke to… who you saw… what you experienced… You could fast forward, rewind, and pause. Sound strange? Yes indeed. But it is out there, and Microsoft is investing money in it. You can read more of it from Microsoft here. Enter the SenseCam […]

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Augmented Reality – Coming to a cell phone near you…

8. September 2009

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The buzz these days on a lot of the tech blogs is something called augmented reality: Taken from Wikipedia: Augmented reality (AR) is a term for a live direct or indirect view of a physical real-world environment whose elements are merged with-, or augmented by virtual computer-generated imagery – creating a mixed reality. You have […]

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Car Repairs

29. August 2009

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So you are driving down the road, all is good… When suddenly… The check engine light appears on your dashboard. Ohhh #@$%!!! Your stomach twists and turns… What could it be? Is my car going to blow up? How much is THIS going to cost me? You bring it to the mechanic. He tells you […]

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Pizza in just a few minutes?

30. March 2009

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Where do I sign up?

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Google Powermeter aims to reduce energy consumption

7. March 2009

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Google recently announced a new service, Powermeter. As the name suggests, Google is attempting to use its expertise at gathering and organizing information to help reduce the electricity consumption of households. Ultimately, this would help people reduce their utility bills by making smart decisions regarding their use of electricity and reduce their carbon footprint. Although […]

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Backing everything up the Lazy Way

4. March 2009

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  Has this happened to you? You turn your PC on and nothing happens. No drive spinning, and when it finally does, you realize that it’s happened to you – you are the victim of a hard drive crash. The hard drive that contains all your files… Pictures, documents, e-mails… You name it. All gone. […]

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Microsoft’s Future Vision Montage – 2019

2. March 2009

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This is a peek into what the future may hold for us, compliments of Microsoft. Whether it is Microsoft, Apple or a startup, the graphic user interfaces (“GUIs”) shown in this clip are pretty amazing. It’s a short clip but is well worth the watch.

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Why you need to spend $100 on a universal remote

2. March 2009

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Now that you have amassed this this collection of gadgets (flat screen TV, DVD player, Hi Def cable box, etc.) you have 4 or 5 remotes scattered around your couch. What’s worse, when your friends show up and you try to show off your warez, they seem to lose interest in your great setup once […]

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