Holiday Updates!

Posted by on January 31, 2015 at 12:16 am

As is the case every year, the holidays brought several computer updates. The most important one is that, after having been extremely happy with my Apple TV, Beauregard, I got a second one, Aloysius, for my basement TV.  I really, really like the Apple TV.  It makes it so easy to watch streaming video from […]

Newly added computers

Posted by on November 14, 2013 at 8:02 pm

After an excessively long contemplation period, I’ve decided to add two new machines to my family of computers.  One in particular I’ve had for a while, but the issue at hand was whether to consider them truly part of my family of computers, or just simply consumer electronics devices.  I’ve decided they’re part of my […]

Scooter’s first upgrade!

Posted by on November 17, 2010 at 12:51 am

Scooter, my home theater PC, recently got upgraded from 2GB RAM to 3GB.  Scooter came from Dell with two 1GB modules, so I replaced one with a 2GB module to achieve the 3GB total. This is also a reasonable time to give an update — Scooter is working out great!  This was my first foray […]

New machine: Scooter

Posted by on March 17, 2010 at 1:49 pm

I recently added a new computer my family — a home theater PC named Scooter. I’ve been planning on getting a home theater PC for over a year now, but it was a long process of finding just the right device that met my needs. I had two main use cases for this PC: 1) […]