Why can't we get HBOGo streaming? Stop Cats From Chewing Cables, Learn To Love Film Grain on Blu-ray, Robet's Top 5 Sources For Free (and Legal!) Video Online, the new Blu-ray releases for February 23rd, 2010.
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There are lots of ways to watch the Winter Olympic Games in HD. For free! Which one looks best? NBC Olympics is a great source for excellent quality footage, while iTunes also offers some good coverage, albeit a bit more compressy. (OTA Broadcasts look the best!)
With great quality comes great demand on your processor. NBC's Olympic coverage uses Silverlight, which should incorporate hardware acceleration, but... does it? Check out the Smooth Streaming Demo to see how smooth the footage should be under ideal conditions. Watch the video for more on why your CPU doesn't need to do all the work on video.
MyMovies for Windows Media Center is Robert's favorite way to keep track of all the digital copies of his Blu-ray and HD-DVD collection, complete with cover art and metadata. Watch the video to see how it can help you make sense of your unwieldy disc collection.
Looking for legit ways to get free online video? This week's Top 5 is your answer. From Hulu to Netflix, there are plenty of good quality sources out there. Comedy Central has most of their shows on their website, and YouTube XL is specially formatted for the couch experience. And of course, there's always the OTA solution we've mentioned in the past. Watch the video to find out if we actually stuck to just five this time!
Can chewing on speaker wire kill your cat? Probably not, but it's still best to dissuade them of the habit. Luckily, there are many ways to break them of it for free... and some dedicated products you can try out, like CritterCord, too. Watch the video to find out the best ways to keep your pets safe.