March 2011

About a month ago I wrote about Eversion, a flash based YAMJ skin that was released for the PCH C-200 / A-200 / A-210. Well, it looks like PopBox owners can now join in on the fun as the PopApp has been released. I won’t go into too much detail about the PopBox right now […]

The (Home and) Small Business Server team at Microsoft have announced that they have signed off on the RTM release of Windows Home Server 2011. This milestone starts the process of making it available for purchase via OEM solutions, MSDN/Technet, and hopefully via System Builder channels for those of you that want to build a […]

It has been nearly 2 1/2 months since the last update to Media Browser (Draco) was released. The developers continue to plug along, bringing new features and stability (hopefully) to Media Browser. Today the next version of Media Browser, Code Name Titan, has been released for public consumption. Below is a list of some of […]

In case you haven’t noticed, there have been several posts of late regarding Xtreamer. We reviewed the Xtreamer Pro, as well as briefly discussed the recently announced Xtreamer Prodigy and Xtreamer PVR. One other new player that Xtreamer has lined up is the Xtreamer Ultra. The Ultra is a departure from the current line of […]

Last fall I posted a review on the Logitech Squeezebox Radio, which was my first foray into the dark world of wireless home audio. Today I am going to look at another wireless music system, the Sonos Wireless Multi-Room System. Similar to Logitech, Sonos relies on your home network (wired and/or wireless) for streaming music […]

If you happen to be part of the beta group of Drive Bender, a Windows Home Server 2011 Add in meant to add drive pooling, Beta 2 has just been released. I just set up Windows Home Server 2011 this weekend, so I hope to give the latest Drive Bender beta a test run shortly. […]

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Some Random Thoughts

by Damian on March 21, 2011 · 30 comments

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I had a few things bouncing around in my head, so I thought I would jot them down in a post. Please accept my apologies in advance for my ramblings Upcoming Writeups/Reviews: Sonos – ok, this one is WAY overdue, I actually had pictures uploaded around September of last year for my writeup! Since Sonos […]

If you are currently a Media Browser user you know there is a “donation” structure in place. The core Media Browser remained free, however, donations were required to access certain plugins (such as CoverArt). Well, it appears the Media Browser developers are looking to expand this a bit further with the introduction of the Media […]

I am sure at some point you have come across some sort of email scam. Probably the most common one I have come across is an email about some incredibly wealthy member of Royalty who drove off a cliff to a death (a favorite place for this to happen is Nigeria or some other obscure […]

On Saturday I had to stop by Best Buy to pick up ink cartridges for my printer. I left with an iPad 2! I had been debating whether or not I would consider purchasing one a few days earlier but had convinced myself that I just didn’t need one.  When I stopped by Best Buy […]