In the age of home automation, convenience and comfort are high priorities to many homeowners. If you’re looking to trade your squeaky desk chair or beat-up work desk for something a little more sophisticated, look no further. Modernize has a few ideas for updating your space with the latest and greatest high tech furniture pieces.
The is Philips’ top-of-the-line universal remote control. It allows you to control up to 15 devices from one remote. The remote supports pretty much any infrared (IR) controlled device. That’s the promise. Read on to find out how it performs in real life.
The pinnacle of every home entertainment enthusiast has to be the multiroom system. Control audio and video in all of your rooms from one controller. Centralize your collection and use it anywhere. Read on to start building your affordable multiroom system.
The fans of Michigan State University have come up with an outdoor home theatre that includes a 9ft wide screen and needs an iPad to access. The system is perfectly designed to be installed outdoors, as the screen is hidden behind a retractable glass shield that can be remotely controlled, and there are also the […]
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Posted on 29 December 2013
If you’re building a new PVR or HTPC, it can difficult to pick the right wattage for your power supply (PUS). You don’t want it too high because this costs extra money and noise. But you certainly don’t want it too low because this can result in many different problems. This tools will help you […] Continue Reading
Posted on 26 April 2013
If an outdoor home theater is too much for you, but you still want to take your recordings outside. Panasonic’s latest announcement might be something for you. Continue Reading
Posted on 23 March 2013
Quite a while ago, we mentioned the XBMC port to the Raspberry Pi platform that goes by the name of Raspbmc. It was rather experimental at the time, but it looks like it now has evolved into a well-rounded package. Continue Reading
Posted on 22 March 2013
A study by Motorola has shown that 41% of the TV shows and movies that are recorded, never get watched. So this weekend, I challenge you to, at least, watch everything that was recorded over a year ago. Continue Reading
Posted on 21 March 2013
One of the great things about building a HTPC is that it can do so much more than watching videos. With Steam now pushing big screen gaming, the time is right to upgrade that HTPC and add a controller. Continue Reading
Posted on 20 March 2013
If you still have a bunch of DVDs lying around, chances are good that you haven’t watched them in ages because you’re just too lazy to take them out of their box and insert them into your player. I know I am. Here are some great tools to rip them and get rid of this […] Continue Reading
Posted on 19 March 2013
The San Francisco Chronicle gets a little help from CNet as they show of 4 of the best projectors of the moment. The BenQ W1070 stands out as being pretty good at an affordable price Continue Reading
Posted on 10 March 2013
Miniature computers are highly useful in several situations, such as a HTPC client. The latest effort of VIA to promote its latest product, VIA ARTiGO A800 as an ARM small form factor (SFF) computer could turn out be a novel innovation. SFF systems are not only valuable to home theater PC enthusiasts, but also special […] Continue Reading
Posted on 29 December 2012
The Beta Version of MediaPortal 1.3.0 was released just before Christmas, so consider it a merry time of year indeed. In case you don’t already know what MediaPortal has to offer, it’s a fully functional media system that you can use throughout your home. Continue Reading
Posted on 18 December 2012
There have been lots of rumors about Windows 8, its layout and about its functionalities. People had great expectations of new features and user experience. Continue Reading