Happy New Year! We’ve talking about home entertainment tech this week as we enjoy the features in our DVRs, TVs and mp3 libraries these days.

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Entertainment Tech:

  • Mike: DirecTV Home Media Center (HR34 w/5 tuners), RVU from Samsung
  • Updating the firmware on your TV: Cool!
    • online or USB
    • register with manufacturer (found newer firmware than was available online)
  • TWC: pros and cons, including the DVR UI and the iPad app.
  • U-verse: pricing, all digital, good UI, shared DVR architecture?
  • Get your iTunes library to your entertainment ctr (Audio Galaxy)
  • Other cool iPod Touch and iPad with Apple TV setups.

This Week in Nerd History:

  • January 3, 1870 – The construction of the Brooklyn Bridge begins.
  • Jaunuary 7, 1904 – The distress signal “CQD” is established only to be replaced two years later by “SOS“.
  • January 2, 1920 – Isaac Asimov born, author of I, Robot.
  • January 5, 1933 – Golden Gate Bridge construction begins.
  • January 3, 1977 – Apple Computer is incorporated.


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