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Plugable Technologies USB 2.0 10 Port Powered Hub Review

Plugable Technologies USB 2.0 10 Port Powered Hub Review

The 10 port powered USB hub by Plugable Technologies does everything you’d want from a hub … except for what I needed it to do.

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Lenovo N5902 Backlit Wireless HTPC Remote Control Review
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Lenovo N5902 Backlit Wireless HTPC Remote Control Review

I review the Lenovo N5902, the backlit successor to a popular remote control for home theater pc setups. There is still room for improvement, but the backlighting is a critical improvement for some.

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iPazzPort Wireless USB HTPC Computer Remote Control First Impressions Review

iPazzPort Wireless USB HTPC Computer Remote Control First Impressions Review

About a month and a half ago I wrote about the HDE wireless USB infrared remote control that I bought for my home theater personal computer (HTPC). If you haven’t read that review yet, here’s the short story: it sucked. My dissatisfaction with the remote led me to buy the Lenovo wireless multimedia remote with […]

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An unexpected detriment to being an environmentally friendly HTPC user

An unexpected detriment to being an environmentally friendly HTPC user

I run up to six computers in my house. I turn them off or suspend them in order to save money and reduce my impact on the environment. I recently discovered a problem when doing this, though. I want to watch a television show or movie when I power on my HTPC. When I shut […]

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Lenovo Multimedia Remote With Keyboard Review

Lenovo Multimedia Remote With Keyboard Review

I’ve gone through a bit of an odyssey with my home theater personal computer (HTPC) setups in the house. I originally hoped to use my Microsoft 360 remote to control the Microsoft Media Center, but I wound up using a cheap USB remote instead. There are many wireless keyboards on the market, but the suffer […]

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Wireless USB Infrared PC Remote Control Mouse for PC by HDE Review

Wireless USB Infrared PC Remote Control Mouse for PC by HDE Review

I’ve spent the last two months migrating towards home theater personal computers (HTPCs) in my house. It’s an effort to simplify my home audio/visual system, play high definition content, and allow for some quick Internet access. Along the way I’ve learned some interesting things, like how important keyboards and on-screen zoom are when you try […]

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