For many, the Internet has become a preferred source of entertainment. With offerings like Netflix, VUDU, Hulu and digital downloads, even once loyal cable television subscribers are abandoning their service for online content.
Up until last year, delivering local media and web content to the living room has been a do-it-yourself Home Theater PC (HTPC) project requiring a long list of PC hardware components and software tinkering. Only recently have we seen a flux of low-profile, inexpensive, media extension devices pop-up on the market.
In this review we're going to take a look at once such device, the Boxee Box by D-Link. Designed to deliver Internet TV, movies, music, web browsing, photos and other local media to the television, this Linux based set-top device will free you from the confined of your computer and bring you back to the epitome of comfort, your couch!
Have you ever wanted to create an identical copy of an original CD, DVD, or Blu-ray disc? By using the following commands, contents of an optical disc or local directory can be perfectly represented in a single ISO file.
The Wacom Intuos4 graphics tablet is a pressure sensitive computer input device that allows free-hand drawing, similar to traditional pencil and paper artistry.
In this review we're going to provide an overview of the product, its features and try unleashing our creative side using Open Source graphic software with the Wacom Intuos4.
The best way to find large files on your Linux system is to use the command line. This how-to will suggest a few methods for listing such files in specific directories or complete file systems.
When Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Lucid Lynx) was released in April 2010, you may have noticed the Maximize, Minimize & Close buttons have been moved from right to left corner in the default Desktop Theme. This Ubuntu How-To will guide you though switching position, order and alignment of these buttons back to the right hand-side.
Last fall AMD unleashed four new graphic cards based on their Evergreen GPU architecture. First introduced was the high-end Radeon HD 5870, quickly followed by the launch of the Radeon HD 5850, two cards that had many enthusiasts drooling over raw performance power. Though these cards were proven to be a great success, the premium price point was a little high.
Known for their reliability and industry's firsts, Seagate is once again leading the way in enterprise-class storage solutions with the introduction of two new drive models, the 2.5-inch Constellation and the 3.5-inch Constellation ES hard drives. Today we're going to review the Seagate Constellation SATA 500GB Hard Drive, but first let me tell you a little more about this new line-up of enterprise drives.
As Solid State Drives (SSD) drop down in price each month, more and more consumers are adopting the technology by swapping out their old hard drives. But many end up being disappointed with their new purchase. Not with the SSD itself, but the fact that majority of desktop PC cases on the market today have drive bays built for 3.5-inch drives, not 2.5-inch.