Category Archives: 5.1

Cinematic 2

Well I’m pleased to say that the grand home cinema room project is now finished! Carrying on from where we left off last time, I’ll talk you through the pictures. The next steps were to paint and wallpaper prior to … Continue reading

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New Apple TV – installation and setup

As you’re probably aware from my terribly geeky unboxing video, I’ve got my hands on one of the new 2nd-generation Apple TVs this week. I thought I’d go through what I’ve learnt from setting it up and using it, in … Continue reading

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Optical Illusion

I’ve just been on the mighty fleabay and got hold of an official Microsoft audio dongle so that I can use both HDMI and optical digital outputs of my Xbox 360. Bizarrely, Microsoft have opted to have the optical out … Continue reading

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