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Hack Your Home Theater: Rip Movies, Fix Scratched DVDs, and Set Up XBMC! - Lifehacker

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Uploaded on Jun 12, 2011

In this episode, we return to the couch and figure out a better way to enjoy one of our favorite gadgets: the television. We'll learn how to fix a scratched DVD using a few common household items, rip a movie from a DVD or other media format, avoid overpaying for HDMI cables, and set up XBMC. Grab your popcorn and take a seat - This is Lifehacker, Episode 13.

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Tip Tester: Fix a Scratched DVD
http://lifehacker.com/190634
http://lifehacker.com/155741

Survivalist: How to Rip a DVD
http://lifehacker.com/5773000

How to Set UP XBMC
http://lifehacker.com/5391308

Cheapskate: Cheap HDMI Cables
http://lifehacker.com/5506219

Downloads of the Day: XBMC, Handbrake, StreamToMe
http://xbmc.org/
http://handbrake.fr/
http://projectswithlove.com/streamtome/



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