Samsung HomeSync: One Box to Rule All Set-Top Boxes?

From HTPCs to set-top boxes, there are plenty of devices that you need to make your home theater system work better. I definitely like the sound of the Samsung HomeSync, since it will combine several devices into a single one.

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Project Ayr: The Art Deco HTPC

Many people have a home theater PC sitting right next to their HDTVs. It’s not always the best-looking solution to manage your media, but oftentimes it’s the most functional. There’s no reason why your HTPC should look ugly. Check out this awesome design that Jeffrey Stephenson came up with.

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An Ideal Modern Home Theater Setup

Technology has evolved over the last few years and it has changed the way that people see their home theater. While the traditional setup of a TV coupled with some speakers still exists, computers have made setting up a decent home theater a lot simpler or a lot more complicated, depending on what you’re looking for. These setups are budget conscious, so take a look and let us know what you think.

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Keyboard PCs: Fad or Perfect HTPCs?

From what we’ve seen over the last few weeks, it looks like there are a few different manufacturers who will offer keyboard PCs in the near future. What are keyboard PCs? Computers that fit inside a slightly larger keyboard. Are they just a fad or here to stay?

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How to Convert Your PC into a Home Entertainment PC

A lot of people have asked me this question in the past: what exactly is a Home Entertainment PC? The easy answer is that it’s a PC that you have in the living room, which you use to stream media onto an HDTV. It just requires some cables and then you’re ready to go. The problem is that most PCs are pretty big and would be an eyesore in your living room, which is why we’ve put together this post to show you how to do this.

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Ripple Is A Good Alternative to Mac Mini

Even though the Mac Mini is slowly becoming less relevant, since the new iMacs are blending HDTVs and computers together in a great way, there is still a place for the HTPC (home theater PC). The main reason is that most homes now have HDTVs and need a way to play their media.

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Replace Keyboard With Blackberry-Like Device For HTPCs

112409_rg_blackberrykey_01.jpgIf you’ve got a home theater PC, a PC that’s basically in your living room, then you probably have some kind of big keyboard that just clutters up your den. We like to keep things small and uncluttered, which is why we really like this keyboard that looks like a Blackberry.

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