Archive for the ‘Misc’ Category

Website Migration

February 11th, 2015

I migrated my website to a new server.
So far, so good!


Browser Wars

April 26th, 2010

There are two websites that I manage, this one (GregMS Universe), and Universal Equipment Inc.

The website you are on is very geeky/techie while Universal Equipment, Inc. is a heavy construction equipment rental company. Every so often I look over statistics for the sites to see information about my visitor’s computers such as Screen Resolution, Operating Systems and what Browsers they use and I was surprised by the numbers I saw today. Specifically what surprised me was the trend in browser usage and that is what this article focuses on.
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New Entertainment Center

February 14th, 2009

This is my new Entertainment Center (02/14/09).
Entertainment Center 

It is a Golden Oak 42″ Chocolate Oak Finish Del Mar.
On top of it is a 32″ Toshiba 32AV500U Television.
If front of the TV is Sony HT-CT100 sound-bar and to the floor on the right is the subwoofer.
Below the speaker bar is a Duel-tuner HTPC homemade DVR running MythTV 0.21 and Mythbuntu 8.04.
On the bottom shelf it is a PS2.
To the left is the Nintendo Wii with two Wiimote including Legend of Zelda, Wii Fit and Smash Bros Brawl games. The Wii Fit Balance Board is on the floor under the entertainment center.

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February 12th, 2009

 This is the Home Theater PC I’ve build.
Home Theater PC Specs Entertainment Center

It is an OrigenAE X11 ATX Computer Case.
AMD Athlon 64 X2 5000+ Brisbane Dual-Core. 2.6GHz (65W)
Asus M2NPV-VM GeForce 6150 w/ DVI+SDIF out
Rosewill RCX-Z1 CPU Cooler
G.SKILL 2GB DDR2 800 (PC2 6400) SDRAM Memory Module
Western Digital 500GB 5400-7200RPM SATA, WD5000AACS (For TV)
Western Digital 1TB Caviar 5400-7200RPM SATA, WD10000CSRTL (For Movies/Boot)
300GB PATA Hard drive (for Backup)
Lightscribe DVD-RW (SATA)
Aluminum Internal 17-in-1 Card Reader, CR101AL-BK 
Dual-pcHDTV 5500 Linux ATSC TV-Tuner
SeaSonic S12 430W ATX12V Silent Power Supply, SS-430GB
Mythbuntu 8.04 Operating System software (For DVR software)


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Entertainment Center

March 16th, 2008

This is my Entertainment Center (03/16/08).
Entertainment Center

It is a Golden Oak 42″ Chocolate Oak Finish Del Mar.
On top of it is a 24’in Philips Energy Star Television.
Below is a Duel-tuner HTPC running MythTV 0.21 and Mythbuntu 7.10.
Below it is a Teac AG-V8500 AV Receiver.
To the left is the Nintendo Wii with two Wiimote including Legend of Zelda and Smash Bros Brawl games.

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