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- About HSIHome System Integration was born out of the desire to share and learn new ways of connecting the different technologies many of us have throughout the home. From connecting a game console to a surround sound receiver to setting up a streaming media server, there seems to be a multitude of way in accomplishing these tasks. The crew at Home System Integration (HSI), being a group of IT professionals with an affinity for home theater and home technology, thought this would be a great place to share what we know in hopes that the rest of the world will share what they know in return! That idea has evolved into creating something bigger. This isn’t just a website with reviews and articles, this is meant to be interactive! This is about creating a community where no matter what your skill level, no matter how obscure the question, there will be someone here that can answer it! So please, come visit often! Share your opinions, knowledge, and especially your “lessons learned” about how to create something technologically stunning in your homes! Home System Integration Team Member Bio’s Tom Abell (a.k.a. Billy) – Editor in Chief Put simply, Tom loves technology! He’s…
Apple TV has not made the mark that it was expected to make in the media streaming devices market. Apple has been guilty of not focusing a lot on this impressive service but after the release of iOS 6, Apple engineers seems to have finally …
The latest version of Apple TV enables users to stream high definition iTunes TV shows and films, photos, videos, Netflix and more. Cloud based iTunes store allows users to buy their favorite shows and movies, and watch them instantaneously on their HDTV. The new version …
As we move ever closer to the “Connected Home” world, how we interact with our HTPCs, and other streaming media devices, will naturally move toward the keyboard
In my second hometoys.com article, I compare the Netgear Roku against the new Logitech Revue. Come see the latest in the streaming media revolution!
Check out another contender in the Media Server venue and see how well Kaleidescape performs as a Streaming Media Server compared to a NAS Server, PS3, or WHS.
As if practical domination of the internet and a rapidly increasing presence in the smartphone industry were not enough, the giant Google is making a move for your TV too! Since Google will begin invading televisions throughout the world as soon as this fall, we …