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"This Old Nerd" shows you how you can have the most tech-forward house on the block if you're willing to do it yourself. Watch. Learn. Build.This feed works well on AppleTVs and TiVos.

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Home Theater Components: The Epic Setup

Last time, we wall mounted our television. This time, find out what components power our home theater. Come join us for our season finale!Download: HD (m4v) | HD (mp4) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)

25 Sep 2011

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Wall mounting a flat-panel TV

Time to get the home theater re-started! The #1 thing on our list was wall mounting our new HDTV. However, we got a couple of professionals to install the TV and give us some insights on what you should know if you want to attempt this yourself. Download: HD (m4v) | HD (mp4) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)Note: Other downloadable versions are coming soon. Changes to our preferred hosting services will delay downloads of the HD (mp4) and SD versions.

1 Sep 2011

Rank #2

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Fitness Technology

Being a nerd, old or young, requires you to put yourself in some weird positions. We’ve been in cramped attics, under desks, roofs and all kinds of places and that requires some fitness. Today we took a look at some low tech solutions that work best for us.Download: HD (mp4) | HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)

17 Aug 2011

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Wirelessly sync photos & videos with an iOS device without iCloud

Live and learn. My wife almost lost all of her pictures of our kid due to a lack of syncing her iPhone. So, since she’s married to “This Old Nerd,” we fixed it and made it an episode. Learn how to wirelessly sync your photos and videos before iOS 5 is officially released.Download: HD (mp4) | HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | SD (tiny)

7 Aug 2011

Rank #4

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Hack the Nintendo Wii

We go in-depth on how to hack the Nintendo Wii. Considering a brand new Wii is expected in 2012, there hasn’t been a better time to try this out. Rob Borgesi hosts this super-sized episode.Download: HD (mp4) | HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)

31 Jul 2011

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Access your home media server from anywhere

We built a home media server with our movies and music, but we wanted to access that content everywhere. So, we tried out a whole bunch of services like ZumoCast, Air Video, Audiogalaxy, and Orb. Find out which ones worked best for us. Download: HD (mp4)| HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)

21 Jul 2011

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Setting up a home network

We need to get our new house up to speed and that means we need a wired home network. Today’s episode shows you how to make your own ethernet cables, how to attach ethernet to keystones for a great finished look in your home and more.Download: HD (mp4) | HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)

14 Jul 2011

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Get free HDTV using an over-the-air antenna

We’re in a brand new house, so we’ve got to start all over again. This time, we’re sticking to our cord cutting ways by installing a new over-the-air antenna using some old and new tricks.Download: HD (mp4) | HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)

7 Jul 2011

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Livestreaming from your car

This time, we’re showing you how you can set up a livestream from you car while being able to hear a chat room so you can interact while you drive. An odd project, but one we did in real life. Why would anyone do this? Because they can.Download: HD (mp4) | HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)

30 Jun 2011

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Living without a cell phone: The Road Test

Last season, we ditched a cell phone for a MiFi plus an iPod Touch and we’ve been living with that set up for months. Is it possible to live without a cell phone in this day and age? Find out in this episode of “This Old Nerd.”Download: HD (mp4) | HD (mv4) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)Related Episode: 08: How to ditch your phone but stay connected

23 Jun 2011

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