All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Media Server’

  • Roku drops prices anticipating Google TV and others


    Roku, the little box that allows you to instantly stream tons of entertainment on your TV, has slashed its prices most likely in an attempt to stay competitive ahead of a deluge of internet video-to-TV products that are about to release. Roku allows you to …

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  • Media Servers – Exploring your Alternatives – Part 1


    Check out another contender in the Media Server venue and see how well Kaleidescape performs as a Streaming Media Server compared to a NAS Server, PS3, or WHS.

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  • Enhancing your Windows Home Server functionality with Add-ins


    With as busy as people seem to be these days, it’s easy for me to understand being tempted to just throw in one of the many NAS (Network Attached Storage) solutions out there that support UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) protocols.  Briefly, adding UPnP support …

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  • Media Server “How-to” | The FreeNAS Server


    FreeNAS 6-Disc Cube Here’s a little background information regarding my home NAS (Network Attached Storage) server. I have built so many different variations of this storage server using different platforms and components, as well as using prebuilt, consumer units.  Other than FreeNAS, I have evaluated …

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  • Windows Home Server | “Vail” beta now available!


    On April 26th, Microsoft unveiled “Vail” (yes, I meant that!), the second iteration of the Windows Home Server series.  Built on the Windows Server 2008 R2 platform, the primary enhancements focus on: Extending media streaming outside the home or office Improvements in multi-PC backup and …

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  • Windows Home Server | An introduction to Windows Home Server


    “So what exactly IS Windows Home Server and why would I want (or even need) a ‘server’ in my home or small office? “ Great Question! As our lives have become more and more digitized in the way we create and store files,  music, photos, …

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