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Google Earth, MapSource, and a GPS

Update 5/24/09: Created this GPS Wiki page with more info Original post 4/5/09:I just recently got a new GPS, Garmin eTrex Vista HCx, while there is nothing too spectacular about this GPS it met my criteria. The criteria were mainly … Continue reading

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The battle between Blue-Ray & HD-DVD is over

Toshiba quits HD DVD!   It’s about time!  In the last few weeks NetFlix, Wal-Mart and others have dropped HD-DVD support.  Now that Toshiba threw in the towel it’s all over for HD-DVD.  Hopefully soon Microsoft will come out with … Continue reading

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Best multi-remote company out there…

This company, Universal Remote Control, makes some of the best remotes out there.   I have had three, I upgrade every couple of years it seems and one came with my B&K Receiver but my current one was better.   … Continue reading

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Don’t buy a Sirius S50 (Portable music player)

This thing just plain SUCKS!   I ordered one for myself so I could give Chrissy my Sirius Replay receiver.  The S50 allows you to record satellite music and shows and copy MP3\WMA files to it when docked.  When un-docked … Continue reading

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Loving my Beyond TV (DVR software for PC) setup

For my apt in Austin I didn’t want to spend $100/month on cable or satellite so i decided to try broadcast TV again, after using DirecTV for about 10 years.  I still have DirecTV at our primary home in CO, … Continue reading

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