HDTV Hack – How to Make an XBMC Media Center!


Here’s a great way to make yourself an open-source XMBC media center for your HDTV using an Acer AspireRevo.  If you’ve been downloading thousands of bittorrents or simply have a large collection, having a media center might be a great idea so you can stream them to your HDTV easily.

In the spirit of our Winter Upgrades theme this week, this guide details how to turn a cheapo nettop (think netbook for the desktop) into a killer settop box running XBMC. It handles virtually any video file I throw at it with ease (including streaming Blu-Ray rips from my desktop), it looks tiny next to my Xbox 360, it’s low energy, and it’s whisper quiet.

via lifehacker

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