Plex – The (Near) Perfect Solution for Personal Media

I have a lot of media.  I own several thousand DVDs and Blu rays.  I have collected a lot of media from the internet.  I prefer to OWN (and store) the media I have.  I don’t like Netflix and I don’t like Hulu.  These aren’t solutions for me.  I am paying a lot of money…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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Television Intros: A Look at 25 All-Time Greats

Before we look at twenty five of the greatest TV show introduction videos, I’d like to put forward that these aren’t THE TOP 25 intros of all time. Obviously, these lists are always subjective – usually determined by what the writer remembers from his own frame of references. Much like video games, music and other…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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DVDFab Media Player: This is not the droid you’re looking for …

  Blu-ray is a great format for high definition playback without compromise; especially if you use consumer Blu-ray set top box players.  Unfortunately, the Blu-ray format is also littered with copy protection.  This is seamless to end users with set top boxes, but for those of us trying to get these movies to play on…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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The Six Million Dollar Man DVD Box Set

The late 70s and early 80s were popular times for superhero TV shows.  We had it all;  Wonder Woman, The Incredible Hulk, a live action Spider-Man – and of course The Six Million Dollar Man and The Bionic Woman. History The Six Million Dollar Man (SMDM from now on) started off as a TV movie…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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The Bionic Woman Season 2 (DVD)

History Let’s face it – The Bionic Woman (TBW) never got the love that The Six Million Dollar Man (SMDM) received.  Oh sure, fans loved the character so much that they letter-bombed the TV studio demanding her resurrection when she was killed off in her debut on SMDM and the show ran a healthy three…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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Game Frames

Some guys have wives that let them put whatever they want on the walls.  Unfortunately, most of us must resign the designing of our walls to our “better half”.  After all, game boxes and movie cases aren’t exactly Rembrandt.  As such, many gaming fanatics like myself must hide our boxes away in drawers, closets or…

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Shane R. Monroe has been doing technical and social commentary writing for over 20 years. Google+

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