Systm: Free Media Center from a junk PC Video
DVR, HD tuner, Blu-ray, and more...our favorite HDTV expert, PCMag.com's Robert Heron, joins us with a host of tricks for turning Vista's Windows Media Center into a great home theater PC.
Dolby's wizards reveal the three key tips to getting the best multichannel audio out of your home theater.
Unfortunately, 1080p projectors still cost mounds of cash. In the long-awaited conclusion of our Home Theater Month, David and Patrick build one up from a Lumenlab DIY Projector Kit.
Learn to solder by building yourself the most excellent Chu Moy headphone amp. It sounds great but cheap enough to give away as holiday stocking stuffers.
Set up a personal media server with ease. You'll have access to your favorite tunes and movies no matter where you go.
What does origami have to do with technology? Apparently a lot. From folding space-based telescopes and camera lenses, to the packaging of your car's airbag, origami is everywhere.
Luke, Darth, and Obi-Wan's lightsabers were pieced out of junk piles. David shows you how to build exact replicas and an original design from the Custom Saber Shop. Then he picks a fight with Patrick.
USB flash drives are more than just storage: they're a great way to run your safe copy of Linux or Windows on any machine that can boot from USB.
Want access to your files stored at home? How about hosting a home Web server? Static IPs are expensive, if you can even get one. We set up Dynamic DNS instead!
With the sudden interest in hands-free operation of cell phones while driving, Pat thought it would be cool to take it one step further and use a speakerphone instead. Speakerphones are louder, easier to understand, and sport that retro-Charlie's Angel cool geek chic that no in-ear hands-free system can match.