Modding a 25 years old mobile phone to work as a HTPC

Posted on Wednesday, Aug 26 2009 @ 06:47 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Metku just finished their latest modding article. This time they wrote a tutorial on how to convert a 25 years old mobile phone into a HTPC.
"Oh, and the reason why I wanted to do this. My old and trusty Xbox1 with XBMC has been streaming all our videos for us but the only problem is that it isn't powerful enough to decode these new high definition file formats. I happened to have a 3.5" form factor motherboard and as the new XBMC builds for Windows seemed stable enough, I decided it is time to update the box and build it inside a 25 years old mobile phone!"
Read more at Metku.



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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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