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Watch TV on Windows Server 2008 R2‏

March 1, 2012


Not like Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 doesn’t provide BDA support by default, therefore watching TV on Windows Server 2008 R2 isn’t as straightforward as on Windows 7. Hereby I’d like to share my experience of how did I install Cinergy C PCI HD CI on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition: Download and […]

Overview of YouSee DVB-C tuning result in Frederiksberg

December 23, 2011


I have just completed my HTPC with the last component – a DVB-C tuner, which turns my HTPC into a super digital TV with time shifting and recording functions. The table below shows an overview of tuning result from my cable TV provider YouSee in Frederiksberg, please be aware that other places might have different […]

Music tagging rules and Foobar2000 configuration

December 20, 2011


I have recently switched from MediaMonkey to Foobar2000 to manage my digital music library for more flexibility and free DACP support. During the transition period, I realized that I need some general rules on how to tag my music files so that my digital music library doesn’t get messed up when I start to automatically […]

Control MediaPortal, PowerDVD, MPC-HC and Foobar2000 from iPhone via WIFI

September 3, 2011


I wrote two articles last year regarding how to use your mobile phone to control MediaPortal, PowerDVD (see here) and Foobar2000 (see here). Things have been changed during the past few months as I’m now switching from Windows mobile to iPhone. I’m quite happy so far with iPhone except the annoying ITunes which is way […]

Creating DVD for interlaced videos from digital camcorder

January 10, 2011


Recently I tried to import all my videos from my old SONY digital camcorder and transcode them to DVDs for sharing, and I’d like to summarize what I leant here as a future reference for myself. 🙂 Theory part PAL vs. NTSC The first thing I figured out is that my digital camcorder records PAL […]

Introduction to MediaMonkey

November 22, 2010


MediaMonkey as a music management tool is an ideal alternative to ITunes which provides support for most common lossless audio formats such as OGG and FLAC if you don’t want to be stuck with Apple’s crap ALAC lossless format. Let’s have a look at what it can do in this article. Identify and tag tracks […]

Control foobar2000 via your WIFI enabled gadget

November 21, 2010


Recently I found a foobar2000 component called foo_httpcontrol which provides control of foobar2000 via a web interface, and this means now you can control foobar2000 via your smart phone of any WIFI enabled gadget that comes with a web browser. The design of the component is based on skins, therefore you get different appearances when […]