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Archive for December, 2010

PS3 Media Streaming project, part 2

12.23.2010 · Posted in Software

A few weeks ago, I reworked my system for streaming videos and music to my PS3.  For the most part, I’m quite happy with the Windows Media Player setup.  Every video I’ve thrown at it has streamed blip-free, the biggest thing that turned me off of TVersity in the first place.  However, I have found ...

Finally, a real online news source for Sault Ste Marie

12.05.2010 · Posted in Thoughts

I hate the local online news sources.  Why? Between the overwhelming number of advertisements, and the annoying uninformative headlines, its a waste of time trying to find the content that is truly important.  The news.  Take SooToday for example, one (if not, the) top source for online news.  See the red square?  That represents the news area ...

Why I dumped TVersity in favour of Windows Media Player

12.04.2010 · Posted in Software

I recently bought a new computer, an HP Pavillion Elite HPE-400F.  It’s a pretty nice upgrade from my HP Pavillion a1132n. On the old machine, I had TVersity installed to stream media to my PS3.  The whole setup worked quite well.  The computer was wired to the router, while the PS3 was wireless.  Xvid streaming worked ...