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Totem Acoustic ARC Digital HD Amplifier on Kickstarter

Totem Acoustic sent me some information about a very interesting new hifi amplifier they’re launching on Kickstarter. Based out of Montreal, they’re an established brand making hifi speakers optimized for desktop and streaming applications, and are coming out with a … Continue reading

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Old rocker complains about new technology

According to Rolling Stone, Neil Young is pulling his catalog from all streaming music services over complaints about the sound quality. I don’t see this impacting me personally since I don’t listen to him and indeed can’t even name a … Continue reading

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Digital Windows – DIY Passive Telepresence At Home

Long distances apart can make it tough to keep up friendships, and while the Internet has helped with this through the advent of e-mail, instant messaging and video conferencing like Skype none of these mediums can accurately duplicate the experience … Continue reading

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The Amazing Shrinking Netflix Catalog

Following up on my complaint about Netflix streaming not having enough content, I’ve discovered something even more annoying: apparently content that’s previously been there is rotated or otherwise phased out. I’d been working on translating the Greek text from the … Continue reading

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Netflix Needs More Content

There’s a lot of uproar about the Netflix price increases lately. I ditched my Cable TV subscription about 6 months ago and haven’t looked back, relying on Netflix, Hulu, YouTube and television network sites to watch the shows over the … Continue reading

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Windows DNLA support, and some thoughts for the future.

Microsoft recently announced that a new crop of high-end audio receivers, specifically the Onkyo TX-NR3008 and TX-NR5008 are Windows 7 Certified with DNLA. The Windows Blog talks about the exciting new possibilities this opens with the Play To technology: In … Continue reading

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