This Old Nerd (SD)
About this podcast
"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. This is the SD feed.

Episodes (Total: 30 / Page: 1)
Sept. 25, 2011
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)
Sept. 1, 2011
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 […]
Aug. 17, 2011
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) | […]
Aug. 7, 2011
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 […]
July 31, 2011
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)
July 21, 2011
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)
July 14, 2011
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) […]
July 7, 2011
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)
June 30, 2011
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) | […]
June 23, 2011
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 […]
Feb. 24, 2011
Marco Chiappetta of shows us how to build a PC from the ground up in this super-sized episode of This Old Nerd (over 30 minutes!). A big thank you to and Marco for being on the show. Download: HD (mp4) | HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)
Feb. 17, 2011
Today we have Robert Borgesi guest-hosting in the most intense episode of This Old Nerd where he shows you how to unleash the power of your router using DD-WRT. In particular, you’ll learn how to create a wireless repeater-bridge. Download: HD (mp4) | HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)
Feb. 6, 2011
After our front-end series, I wanted to show you what I actually use from day to day. This was originally planned to be an online exclusive, but we wanted all of you to watch. We’ve got 2 more season 1 episodes left. Season 2 is in the works (it’s a long story). Download: HD (mp4) […]
Jan. 1, 2011
We wanted to give you a quick update on our schedule. Two new episodes are coming in January 2011 and a new season begins in February with regular weekly episodes. Thanks for watching! Download: HD (mp4) | HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)
Dec. 19, 2010
Nope, doing a show isn’t easy. In fact, “This Old Nerd” makes lots of mistakes. With the end of the year looming, we’ve collected some of our favorite outtakes for you. Download:
Dec. 9, 2010
To stay on the cutting edge of technology, you can use your old gadgets to fund your new gadgets. Find out the best practices to use when you’re looking to ladder your technology. Also, in the holiday spirit, we’ve also included information on how you can help spread technology to those less fortunate. Download: HD […]
Dec. 4, 2010
Find out how to access your media server using your XBox 360 and Sony PS3. It’s actually easier than you think. Sit back and enjoy our final installment of our front-end series. Next week, something completely different. Download: HD (mp4) | HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)
Nov. 26, 2010
You built your media server and now you want to access it in your living room? Do you buy another computer? Nope. Try a set-top box instead. In this episode, we look at three different set-top box solutions to access your media server. Download: HD (mp4) | HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)
Nov. 18, 2010
Today we’re covering how to access your media server using Windows front-end software. We check out MediaPortal, XBMC (formerly known as “Xbox Media Center”), and Microsoft’s own Windows Media Center. If you’d like to see what we thought about Boxee, check out our Mac front-end episode here. Also, don’t forget that we’ve got a great […]
Nov. 11, 2010
So you built a media server that has all your content. Today, we cover how to access your server using front-ends for Mac OS X. Windows users, don’t miss this episode because we also talk about the cross-platform Boxee. Find out which one is the best for you in this round-up. Also, don’t forget that […]
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