VUDU partnered with Entone

VUDU Goes Box-free for Entone LA Time – VUDU and Entone team up… Heh, that mean they (both of ’em) are still alive. That’s because they are doing something to stay above the tide of competition. I’ve always thought that VUDU can’t survive on their own.  They need to partner with someone else, but it…

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On demand video

ODV Whether via Netflix, Blockbuster (very slow on-demand :-)) or online via Internet, ODV is here to stay.  It’s a given.  I just want to get that out of the way. In a way, I think TiVo should be thanked for pioneering the video appliance and the very easy to use UI.  They helped introduced…

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SSD and servers

SSD or Solid State Drives is one of the next hot tech fad… besides multicore CPUs/GPUs, cloud computing, virtualization, Brittney Spears comeback, Mel Gibson hot, new young girlfriend… Heh, sorry, let my hand type faster than my brain. My brothers and I were discussing about the merits of adding SSD to servers.  One of the…

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Annual credit reports

Have you check your credit report lately?  In the US, you can get a free credit report (one from each of the 3 nationwide credit reporting agencies) each year. According to FTC web site, the official web site to get your free report is AnnualCreditReport.com.

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Guide to using Mercurial (hg)

I’ve been learning to use Mercurial, and stumbled upon a very useful web learning guide. http://hgbook.red-bean.com/read/index.html

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TiVo Hacks for Beginners

Imported from Tin TiVo link 27 March 2008 – 21:32 TiVo Hacks for Beginners Collected TiVo Hacks News Sorry, several months ago I went to work for a startup in the DVR, IPTV field, and that had taken all my time…. I’ll try to update and add more over the holidays…. Dec 13, 2006 –…

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Linksys WRVS4400N hacking

This link: http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/lofiversion/index.php/t58720.html got me started.  Thanks to TrNSZ, whomever he is. I managed to d/l GPL code for v1.1.03 from Linksys and built fw image that works, e.g. I u/l it to my wrvs last night, and rebooted into it.  Everything work as before, routing, firewalling and wifi…. phew! 🙂 Next is to adding…

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