April 2011

A few weeks ago I highlighted the release of the D-Link DCS-932L Day/Night Network Camera (which I am happy to announced I have just received a review unit, so be on the lookout in the coming weeks for my writeup/review ). Well, next in line for release is the D-Link DIR-651 Wireless N Gigabit Router, […]

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Review: Nixeus Fusion HD

by Damian on April 27, 2011 · 7 comments

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As I continue on my journey to find the perfect media player, today I will take a look at the first player in the Nixeus lineup, the Fusion HD. Is my journey complete? Well, read further to find out the answer Specifications: Price: USD 219.99 (if you search around you may be able to find […]

There has been several Android tablets released, and a few in the works, yet none that I have seen have generated as much excitement as the ASUS Eee Pad Transformer. Much of the excitement revolves around the price (USD 399/499 for 16GB/32GB) and the ability to add a dockable keyboard which provides more of a […]

The following is a guest article written by forum member Dan “Nomad” Muzenjak and is a supplement to his original article on upgrading the HP MediaSmart Server. Upgrading the HP EX485/487 MediaSmart Server: Removing the smoke and mirrors Part 2 – More Performance and a New Operating System You have seen the announcements by HP […]

Alexander Kent has just released an update to the popular Grid Junction add-in for Windows Home Server v1. Head on over to HomeServerLand to download the latest version, or simply open up your WHS console and click the Download Now button on the New Version banner. What’s new in version 1.6: Various UPS device support improvement and fixes (see supported […]

Back in December I wrote an article about pulling recorded content off a set top box using the Hauppauge HD PVR. Since then, the Hauppauge Colossus has been released. The main difference between the two is that the HD PVR is an external USB connected device whereas the Colossus is a single slot PCIe card […]

I have released an update to Remote Notification that includes a small bug fix plus several new statistics to the Daily Reports. Here is a list of what has changed in the new version: Bug: Client Health errors in Daily Reports now correctly display Red instead of Yellow Feature: Client Backups “Last good backup” time […]

A few days ago I came across an interesting new program called simple.tv. simple.tv takes your Windows Media Center recordings (DVR-MS and WTV) and converts them to H.264 mp4. It can then allow you to watch your converted recordings over the internet or even serve them up as podcasts to iTunes. simple.tv aims to do […]

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Got Junk?

by Giesis on April 15, 2011 · 4 comments

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We all know that one man’s junk is another man’s treasure but that same junk can be cash in your pocket. I am sure you have heard that Best Buy is offering the option to trade-in your old electronics for cash, in this case gift cards to use at any Best Buy store. Newegg has […]

Whilst doing some light reading on a variety of tech blogs I came across an interesting post from Ed Bott over at ZDNet. He had received the final release of Windows Home Server 2011 and was preparing to install. Going through the Installing and Configuring Windows Home Server 2011 guide Ed came across some interesting […]