Interesting analysis of Gates/Seinfeld commercial

By now you’ve probably seen the new Microsoft commercial featuring Bill Gates and Jerry Seinfeld which premiered during Thursday Night Football last week. When I first saw it, I wasn’t impressed. “The future. Delicious.” Seriously? This is Microsoft’s counter to Apple’s hilarious “I’m a Mac. I’m a PC” ads? Churros, shoes, and moist, edible PCs? …

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DL.TV sprinkler incident during podcast

Craziness! During DL.TV’s video podcast review of “Spore” last week (episode #248-1), the sprinkler system went off, sending Scott Asnault and Jeff Green scrambling to grab equipment and get out. You can follow the details on their twitter feed. They’re still trying to determine which equipment in the studio can be salvaged. Ouch!

Controlling HT components through walls

The way my home theater is set up, all of the components (receiver, TiVo, DVD recorder, Wii, etc.) are hidden in a cabinet. When we first moved in, I would leave the cabinet doors open so that the IR signals from the remote control could reach the components. This was unsightly though, so eventually I …

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