Archive for the 'Digital TV' Category

HDHomeRun Review Roundup

May 20th, 2009

For the moment I’ve come to the end of my HDHomeRun review, and overall I’ve been very impressed with what I can do with this little unit. I really love the fact I can watch freeview|HD on a wireless laptop with no need for a locally attached tuner. It is always a pleasure to deal [...]

HDHomeRun Review Part 3

May 20th, 2009

If you are coming to this review fresh I highly recommend you catch up on the previous instalments. Part 1 – HDHomeRun under OS-X Part 2 – HDHomeRun on Linux with VLC Here in part 3 we are trying to get the device to work with a recent build of MythTV. As Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) [...]

VDPAU and MythTV 0.21 Update

May 3rd, 2009

There have been a number of fixes and releases since my initial batch of VDPAU testing, so it was time for an update. The changes from the original test setup are as follows  Nvidia 185.19 Video driver mythtv 1:0.21.0+fixes-20453-openglvdpau-0ubuntu2 Jean-Yves has applied a number of fixed to his MythTV builds that have resolved many of [...]

HDHomeRun Review Part 2

March 29th, 2009

In the first part of this review we took a look at the DVB-T version of HDHomeRun under Mac OSX, and it is now time to try and get it working under Linux. Here I’ll take a look at usingi it on a Linux Desktop, and in Part 3 I’ll look at MythTV support. HDHomeRun [...]

HDHomeRun Review Part 1

March 18th, 2009

The HDHomeRun has been a popular device in the US for a number of years, and the DVB-T compatible version has just been released here in New Zealand. Local distributor DigitalPRIDE were kind enough to lend me a unit both for review, and to see how well it works with MythTV here in NZ. This [...]