Home Technology

We think we’ve finally found a feasible solution for getting a network connection to our home theater on the third floor of our house … without fishing cat-5 cable through our walls! So, here’s the situation: we have a Linux server located in our basement that we use mostly as a file server and the…

Since we moved in to our house last September, we’ve been trying to figure out how to set up our network to deliver HD content to televisions and computers throughout our house (using the open source MythTV DVR software). In our previous home, we were able to run the whole bundle of wires (audio cables,…

One of the things that Chad and I thought we wanted in our new home when we started house hunting was a whole house stereo system, which is surprisingly popular in newer construction. We, however, fell in love with a nearly century old home, which not-so-surprisingly didn’t include a such a system. We considered this…

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