Entries from November 2007

Racing games and wheel controllers?

November 24th, 2007 · No Comments

During last year’s holiday season, Kimberly and I bought a PS/2 console after having visited her sister and playing Karaoke Revolution: Party! and having a blast. Our PS/2 console package included a game called Gran Turismo 4, which kind of languished in the back of a cabinet for quite a while. While cleaning up the […]

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Tags: Games

Tivo HD vs. Satellite vs. Cable (Switched Video)

November 24th, 2007 · No Comments

For awhile now, I have been mentally wrestling with the issues brought about by the release of the Tivo Series 3 — HD Tivo capability baby! When this device was announced late last year, we had a full-fledged DirecTV deployment in our home with 4 active receivers, and contemplating a fifth. In fact, we’d been […]

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Tags: Home Theater

Painting the ‘media room’

November 24th, 2007 · No Comments

A great way to spend Thanksgiving week it is not. Kimberly and I spent last weekend prepping the media room for a new coat of paint — we’ve only been talking about this since 2004! We emptied the room of all furniture, electronics, and other stuff, then taped off the trim. Lots and lots and […]

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Why do we need a new projector anyway?

November 8th, 2007 · No Comments

A reasonable number of years ago, back in what seems like the stone ages now, we bought a Sony HS-10 when it first came out. At 1376 x 768 resolution, it was a total bargain for the time at just over $3000 out the door. The picture was stunning for us — compared to our […]

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Tags: Home Theater