We built a sub-$400 yet energy-efficient HTPC media center running Ubuntu. Now, we’re giving it away.
Install XBMC addons the easy way: use Fusion. This service gives you a quick way to browse, and install, third-party XBMC repos from within the program itself.
Ditching cable? Stay away from dedicated media center devices. Your spare PC makes for an excellent alternative because it’s cheap to set up, more powerful, and forever flexible.
Ambient lighting that reacts to the image on your TV is easier and cheaper than you think – and it makes for a great upgrade to your home cinema experience.