Well, after researching the ins and outs of HDTV, I decided that building my own Home Theater PC was the way to go. No, really… Stop laughing. I could put the whole thing together really cheaply, and it would have more features than you can imagine! I found this amazing front-end called MythTV. MythTV is like a free version of TiVo with even more functionality. It all runs on Linux, and is quite stable.
Next entry… the pcHDTV Tuner!
This is the first post, so I figure I should probably start out with a bit of history. Ann and I bought a big TV… You know, one of those honkers that owns a corner of your family room. I don’t think we ever thought we would do that, but here we are. During the research process for the new TV I ran across this thing called HDTV. In a nutshell, HDTV is High Definition Television, and it is going to be part of our broadcast standard in the not so distant future. I quickly realized that in order for us to take full advantage of the large TV that we would need to get this thing called HDTV.
Next entry… Enter the HTPC