Cable management in the living room
- 3M Command Adhesive large cable hooks http://tinyurl.com/blf3tj
- normal power strip instead of squid
- velcro cable ties http://tinyurl.com/bsnxfl
Attach two cable hooks to the back of each table leg. Run all cables through these, signal on one side and power on the other.
Get an end table for next to the couch and give it the same treatment as the table, except for the cable modem, router, mac and drive. Get a UPS for the mac so it doesn't keep dying in the middle of the day.