Projects, notes, etc by Will O’Brien


Month: February, 2008

HD – finally worth the effort?

11 February, 2008 (05:22) | Projects |

Now that HD content has gotten pretty decent on DirecTV (I use HD+DVRs – HR20s in my case) I’m starting to reconsider my stance on stardard def DVDs. I think I’m going to pick up a Toshiba HD-A3 from Amazon fairly soon. I’ll have a better idea once I compare some upscaled SD DVDs with [...]

Prepping for the new PJ

7 February, 2008 (06:27) | Projects |

I’m waiting for my new projector to show up. Since my HT is down ’til the end of the week, I finally took some time to work on my HTPC. It’s a linux box running Ubuntu Gutsy Gibbon. My original IR receiver vanished, so I built a new one and just screwed it up inside [...]