Dec 02

HTPC Update

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At long last the build is complete! Here’s what I used:

ASUS AMD A55 SATA 3.0 Gb-s 240-Pin DDR3 2400 Motherboards F2A55-M/CSM
Corsair Vengeance 8GB (1x8GB) DDR3 1600 MHz (PC3 12800) Desktop Memory (CMZ8GX3M1A1600C10)
Kingston Digital 120GB SSDNow V300
Raidmax Hybrid 530W ATX12V/EPS12V Power Supply RX-530SS
AMD A6-6400K Richland 3.9GHz Socket FM2 65W Dual-Core Desktop Processor AMD Radeon HD AD640KOKHLBOX

Now for Pictures:

These are the parts of the HTPC:



Lo, the case appears!




Preparing to Install…way too early in the morning.


The Ceton InfiniTV6 Card is the only expansion card used here, as the A6 has graphics built in. It is running smoothly, and I am now looking for some terabytes to add to the machine.

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Sep 29

Chocolate Pain

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This week I return from the sick bay with a new program focusing on friends, needles, and chocolate.


Murder or Suicide?
Chocolate Prices Rising?
European Kit Kat
FIrst World Problem: Martha Stewart and her iPad

BONUS: Kit Kat Pix!

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Featured Artists:

Geoff Smith-Digg The Code (2:35)
Fifteenth Summer-Losing (4:03)
the British IBM – CGE Adventures (3:12)
Boggie-Drunk And Dizzy (3:09)
Smart Bomb Radio-Sherlock Holmes On A Date (1:58)
Jim Armstrong-Joe Fresh (3:50)
Soft Plastic-Halilopeux (3:17)
Codie Prevost - Cruising Song (2:31)

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Jun 29
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Today’s Topics:

1. What the Supreme Court’s decision means for you.

2. Kyle Petty–Danica Patrick is NOT a real racer.

3. From The Internet–Rap News from The Juice Media.

Featured Artists:

Hillary Reynolds Band

Geoff Smith

Rattlesnake Deer

Chris Morris

Joshua Worden

Fred’s House

Music provided by Music Alley from Mevio.



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Jun 22
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Topic 1
FAA is finally ready to relax its outdated in-flight gadget restrictions.
Satellite Photo Shows Earth’s Summer Solstice from Space.
BREAKING: Food Network drops Paula Deen after admission she used racial slurs. (@AP)


Topic 2
Best-Worst Real-Life Graduation Speeches


Topic 3
Public Self-Gratification Not What It Seems In ‘Awkward Shake’ Ad
Energy Noodles–do the work THIS good?

Topic 4
NPR’s The Mix: The Songs Of The Summer
Rolling Stone: 20 Songs You Can’t Believe Are 20 Years Old



Topic 3
Thought Catalog: We Have To Stop Hating LeBron James.


Topic 6
Tesla’s new battery-swapping robot in action? Here’s the official video.


Brother Love
Hannah & Maggie
Johnathan Celestin
Jenn Summers
David Homyk
Ashley Forrest

Music Provided by Music Alley from Mevio.



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May 26


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The humble show returns with big ambitions. First, it’s an hour long, with more music and more musings from me, and the progress continues.This week I explore the link of food and the races, an embarrassing happening in the bathroom, and the best summer job for kids in the world.


Green Express

Codie Prevost

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

Howard Jones

Anji Bee


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Apr 30
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Frosted Glass FTW

Welcome to a brand new week! On the show, there’s historic happenings in Richmond, a new way to shop with Microsoft, and building-size Tetris. Oh, by the way, your tweets can be subpoenaed.

Featured Artists

The Blanks

Peeper Radio Theater

Paul And Storm


Music provided by Mevio’s Music Alley.

Email anytime at or follow @FunZoneRadio on Twitter.

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Mar 19
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This week we put a mirror up to the state as it is gripped in the throws of Manning-Mania. We pose the question, can you drive safely while stoned? Also, conference calls and you.

This week’s Featured Artists:

Johnathan Coulton

Girls Stuff

Peeper Radio Theater

BONUS: This is the only video coverage of people enjoying the new iPad I will allow:


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