Eliot Phillips




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Note: Microsoft broke this fun how-to when they released the dashboard upgrade yesterday. The upgrade fixes some bugs, breaks things like this how-to and doesn't offer any new features. So, if you ar...

January 31st 2006 at 1:31pm 0 Comments
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We've seen a lot of home theater PCs lately and being in need of a new workstation, we decide to build one of our own. We started planning by looking around to see what others had done. It would be f...

January 24th 2006 at 1:19pm 0 Comments
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For today's how-to we're going to set up a simple web server in XP so that we can control iTunes remotely. Engadget reader Jordan Parker was tired of having to walk into the other room to chang...

December 13th 2005 at 4:22pm 0 Comments
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The VLC media player is an amazing piece of software. In its most basic form it is a lightweight media player that can play almost any audio or video format you throw at it. VLC is also multipl...

November 29th 2005 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Wireless enthusiasts have been repurposing satellite dishes for a couple years now. This summer the longest link ever was established over 125 miles using old 12 foot and 10 foot satellite dishes. A...

November 15th 2005 at 2:45pm 0 Comments
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We've been known to get a little anxious waiting for new gadgets, but we usually don't take it as far as building them ourselves. Tsietisin wanted to know how the new Nintendo Revolution controller w...

October 24th 2005 at 3:00am 0 Comments