In Pt I I discussed nailing down what you want your HTPC to do because that is going to help you decide whether to build or to buy which is today’s topic in Pt II of this HTPC build guide.
In my previous post (10 of the best passively cooled HPC cases) I mentioned HD Plex and that their cases weren’t available. Well today I received word that their H5.S chassis is available. If you are looking for a great looking HTPC chassis and don’t need an ODD? Then the H5.S might just suite you.
If you are looking at building a HTPC and haven’t already purchased all of your hardware it may be worth while checking out the AMD’s Trinity: An HTPC Perspective article by Ganesh T S over at Anandtech. One of the hardest things about building a HTPC IMO is choosing an excellent case. There are so [...]
So I have decided that I’m going to build a new HTPC to alleviate the acoustic and heat issues that I have with my current HTPC. In addition to solving the heat and acoustic issues I have some other goals and requirements for my new HTPC build which are to: Use as few moving parts [...]
Any real geek usually has some spare parts laying about. I have a spare ASUS M4A785G motherboard with 2 GB of Corsair RAM and a spare TV tuner card. So what am I going to do with the spare parts? I could try and sell the parts, but I wouldn’t get much for them because [...]
If you ever wondered what Google Maps would have been like on the NES? Wonder no longer! Google is producing Google Maps 8-bit for NES. This has to be the coolest thing I have seen all week. Yes this is that it’s real. It’s not a proof of concept picture or animation, hit up Google [...]
Beware of web sites that offer the cheapest price. Always be sceptical of sales and discounts. You are constantly being lied to about price, those sales and discounts that you are being offered probably isn’t the best deal you could be getting.
It’s not the end of Kulture, just the end of 2011. You can expect more of the same awesomeness in 2012.
Some interesting data from YouGov’s BrandIndex (a company that measures a consumers sentiments towards brands) show that Samsung’s brand awarenesses rose rose while Apples iPhone brand awareness fell after Samsung released two ads (on or around Nov. 22 and Dec. 1) that take a dig at Apple fan boys and the iPhones woeful battery life. [...]
Apparently the next station is 10145001G 220C, oh no wait, sorry the next station is Serial Address = 00. Oh no, sorry, wrong again it’s failed they are memory and serial addresses… Actually I don’t know what the next station is your on your own. Good luck! This happened on my train trip the other [...]