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Looking to trick out your home theater experience? Save money by cutting the cable, and impress your friends with the ultimate home theater experience featuring unlimited access to free TV shows and movies, integration with home automation, and even control is by voice commands or an Android Wear smart watch!

Start digging through my home theater tutorials to uncover some gold nuggets of tips you will wonder how you never heard about it before!

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Plex Media Center Now on Xbox One

Plex, the streaming media center, is now on the Xbox One, and soon on the 360. This is good news for fans of Plex, or anyone researching their options.Continue reading Plex Media Center Now on Xbox One

Get Android Notifications on your TV

If you use XBMC/Kodi for your television consumption (like I do), and you have and Android phone (like I do), you can get Android notifications on your TV.Continue reading Get Android Notifications on your TV

Logitech Harmony Gets Z-Wave Home Automation: Are They Too Late?

Just announced: 4 new Logitech Harmony products with new features that allow it to interface with your Z-Wave home automation system. Are they too late?Continue reading Logitech Harmony Gets Z-Wave Home Automation: Are They Too Late?

How to Make XBMC/Kodi Pause When Your Phone Rings

If you use XBMC/Kodi to watch TV (like I do), there's an easy way to make your show automatically pause when you phone starts ringing.Continue reading How to Make XBMC/Kodi Pause When Your Phone Rings

How to Control XBMC from Tasker

How to control XBMC from Tasker. If Tasker can make your XBMC media center play/pause, that opens up a whole world of possibilities.Continue reading How to Control XBMC from Tasker

Kodi & Z-Wave Integration Guide [Video Demo]

In this guide, I'll show you an XBMC Z-Wave integration where Vera scenes (like changing the colors of my LED lights) are controlled by XBMC states.Continue reading Kodi & Z-Wave Integration Guide [Video Demo]

How my Xbox One Turns my Lights On and Off

I wanted to control more than just my entertainment center electronics with my Xbox One. Those Xbox voice commands are so convenient, I wanted them to also turn my lights on and off.Continue reading How my Xbox One Turns my Lights On and Off

How to Control IR Devices with Z-Wave

An in-depth guide on how to make your Z-Wave home automation system control IR devices / AV devices such as colored LED light strips.Continue reading How to Control IR Devices with Z-Wave

XBMC Changes Its Name to Kodi

In a completely unexpected move, the XBMC team decided to change their name to Kodi. In their blog post announcing the name change, they stated many factors leading to the name change including issues with the name ownership, brand confusion, legal issues, and the departure from its Xbox roots.Continue reading XBMC Changes Its Name to Kodi

Yatse: The Best Kodi Remote App on Android

Want the best Android-based remote for XBMC/Kodi? Use Yatse.Continue reading Yatse: The Best Kodi Remote App on Android