Category Archives: Home Theater

Home Theater Cabling Cleanup (Again)

After previously making the effort to tidy up my home theater setup, I had unfortunately let that good work go to waste and once again was faced with an absolute mess. After putting it off for a while, I finally … Continue reading

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Toshiba falls on own sword: HD-DVD production to cease

As widely reported, Toshiba has given up on its HD-DVD format, conceding defeat to Blu-Ray in the war for the next-generation of optical media. After recent studio defections the decision was largely expected, although the accelerated wind-down comes as a … Continue reading

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Xbox 360 December Update

In a word: nice. In more words: sweet, a patch that really does improve things. Most significant new feature for me is the additional media formats supported for playback. Now it really is as easy as bunging a bunch of … Continue reading

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HD-DVD goodness

Honestly, once I had the 360 in my possession I certainly couldn’t resist the HD-DVD add-on drive. Such a lovely picture and the new in-play menus are certainly a nice feature. Pleasingly, a recent update has added support for DTS … Continue reading

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Adventures in Cable Tidying

One sleepless night, I finally decided I couldn’t stand the mess of cables behind my Home Theater setup and decided to take drastic action. I pulled everything out, moved things around and then got down to the messy task of … Continue reading

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HT Review: Mediagate MG-35

Temptation finally got the better of me and I picked up a Mediagate MG-35 yesterday. It’s a small, cheap media player that can be fitted with a hard drive and can also stream media from a network PC. First impressions … Continue reading

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Latest Live Action DVD Order Arrives

Real mix for this order. Some that I’ve been putting off until they came down in price, others just because.

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