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Discussing the Mac mini media server

At one time, the computer was the computer and the TV was the TV and never the twain should meet. Yet increasingly computers are being used for entertainment purposes and televisions are packed with more smarts than ever before. Our own Chris Breen decided to bring the two together by incorporating a Mac mini into his home media center. He joins me to talk about the experience.

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Show Notes

If you'd like Chris' written impressions as well, check out his The Computer in the Living Room: Setting Up a Mac mini Media Server. And how has the mini changed in the last three years in this regard? Chris' 2010 article Beyond Cable: The Mac mini Media Machine may provide a hint.

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