You don’t need a converter box for Windows Media Center. On your computer it’s pre-installed and will run when you want to stream media to your TV. However you do need a few components to bridge the gap, and we’ll tell you what they are here.
How does an HDMI switch work? What types of HDMI switches are available? What are the pros and cons you have to take note of before purchase? Most importantly, how do you choose a suitable HTPC HDMI switch that doesn’t ruin your HDTV viewing experience?
In this Budget HTPC article, we’ll explore the options available to getting local media from your computer, along with online video services like Hulu, to your TV.
Finding the best HTPC motherboard requires a little foreknowledge. You need to know what you are looking for. So, we have put together some of our top recommendations just for you!
You build your perfect HTPC, awesome hardware, beautiful case. Now you are ready to buy a keyboard and mouse. I don’t know about you but I have always thought that a regular keyboard and mouse on the coffee table is just ugly. That is where the Magic-Pro ProMini comes in.
Although you will mostly be using a remote control to operate your HTPC system, you will need a wireless keyboard to get things going. The best HTPC wireless keyboards are ones that don’t consume much space and are easy to operate.
Modern day computers are multimedia ready even at the entry level. You have enough juice to play back your video or audio files. However, if you want a PC which rivals a home theatre system, you will need to pay attention to specific areas as mentioned in this article.
Setting up a Home Theater PC entertainment system can be a daunting prospect. Bright Hub is here to help out with a collection of HTPC software setup tips that will soon have your media center up and running.
HD video can use a lot of processing power, so the CPU usage of your computer when playing video on a HDTV is always a concern. In this article we’ll take a look at how CPUs handle HD video and what type of processor you need.
HTPC. Four little letters that are becoming increasingly common. They stand for Home Theater Personal Computer. But what is an HTPC, and how does it differ from a normal computer?