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Finally got my other HDHomerun OTA tuners hooked up an working!
recording 10 shows at once! Who needs Dish Prime Time Anytime!
Windows Media Center for the win! =D
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Thanks for sharing Tim.  I have one of each kind.  
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It would appear , our dog Elwood enjoys catching snowballs.
Who knew?!
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It's freezing here too, 46F today.
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Wow! Who knew...?
Evidently a video demo of my windows 7 Media Center PC, I did over two years ago , is Big in France. My vimeo stats show that it was downloaded and viewed almost 8000 times in France. Almost 20000 times world wide. I haven't looked at my stats in about 10 months. That blows me away!
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Here is a very good breakdown of the performance of the Quick Sync feature in the new Haswell CPU , from Andy over at missing remote.
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Just installed this on my Nokia 920. Streamed Music , Photos and Video from my phone to my HTPC (Windows 8) , which is hooked up to my Panasonic Plasma , without issue. 1080p video from 920 looked stunning on the Plasma. Pretty cool app overall. You do have to enable all of this within Windows Media Player streaming settings for all of this to work correctly. Took me 30 seconds. ;-D
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Good work there Boss.
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Hey , for anyone interested I will be attending the Homeservershow / Average Guy /Surface Geeks meetup on Saturday 9-21-13. I am sharing my Camera Roll from my Nokia 920 for the event. If you click on the link below hopefully there will be pictures that will auto update. 
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Currently I have some pictures from the last two meetups loaded. Stay tuned for updates!!   ;-)
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RIP Ray Dolby
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OK!! This is absolute!!  BS!!
Just got this e-mail from MS!
Not Happy!!  =(
Is this a joke!?
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I cant believe it either.  I saw Thurott tweet about it a couple days ago.  Sounds like a great way to create a demand for hacked systems again...  What are they thinking?  Raise the price if needed (again)!
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Quote from Ceton Corp. on current status of the Ceton Q.  :=(


"As promised, here is an update on the Ceton Echo, Ceton Q and Ceton Companion apps. 

Ceton Echo Update
We’re still putting some finishing touches on the Echo software and beta units will not be going out this week.  Alpha testing is going very well; it’s just taking a bit longer than we planned.  We’ve built in extra time to the schedule for things like this and everything is still a go to have the Echo released in time for Holiday 2012.
 
We’ll provide an update on beta timing as soon as we can.

Ceton Q Update
Since previewing the Q at CES in January we’ve learned more about Microsoft’s plans for Windows Embedded, the operating system on which the Ceton Q is based (at CES we demonstrated the Q running on Windows Embedded Standard 7).  While Windows Media Center is available with the consumer version of Windows 8, it is still unclear whether Media Center will be offered in the next version of Windows Embedded.  We expected that question would have been resolved by now but it’s hasn’t.  So, what to do??? 

We’ve been discussing a few different options internally for a while and frankly we haven’t decided the best path forward yet.  What we have decided is that the Ceton Q as previewed at CES will not launch this year as we planned 10 months ago.  It’s possible the Q will launch in 2013, either as initially envisioned or perhaps re-envisioned, but we can’t guarantee that at this point.  We know there is a ton of interest in the Q and that this news will be disappointing to a lot of you but we think it’s important to be upfront about where things stand.
 
Ultimately, we want to make sure that we deliver great products that customers will love for years to come.  Given the flux at Microsoft around some of the key components we were relying on, we simply don’t feel we can do that with the Q at this point. "
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I bet MS duds them and leaves MC out of embedded 8. It was always going to be risky relying on WMC to be main stream in any shape or form given the lack of attention it has received from MS
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This is amazing , when you think about it!
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Our first PC had a 10MB harddrive, an EGA monitor, an 8088 processor that I think ran at 8 Mhz and a 9 pin dot matrix printer.  Cost - $3,500.
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