November 2011

In the last post, we discussed creating a Pool Instance (Drive Pool) and adding in a blank hard drive to start your pool for a new installation.  For those of you that are currently using Windows Home Server 2011, this article is for you! Terminology Drive Bender allows you to add hard drives to your […]

This is part 2 of a multi-part review of the Drive Bender software for Windows Home Server 2011. Part 1 is available here. In this section, we’ll cover the Drive Bender terminology and how to install Drive Bender.  If you’re thinking about installing Drive Bender,  there are some important points I’ll discuss about the product […]

With Windows Home Server 2011 out and running, the biggest complaint most users have is the lack of Drive Extender (DE) being incorporated into the operating system, which was included in WHS v.1.  Drive Extender allows users to use any size hard drive (JBOD-Just A Bunch Of Drives) in their system and consolidate them so it looked […]

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Review: Popbox 3D

by Damian on November 4, 2011 · 3 comments

in Reviews

It has been over a year since the Popbox 3D was released, and the entire time for better or worse I have had the Popbox 3D in my possession. The main reason why I never did a review when it was first released was because it was an absolutely horrible launch, and I felt is just […]

New toys for review, including PCH A300, Mede8er, HiMedia

Toys, Toys, Toys…

by Damian on November 1, 2011 · 19 comments

in News

So many new toys, so little time

For some time now since the launch of Windows Small Business Server 2011 Essentials there have been hints of Office 365 integration in the works. Today Microsoft add integration to the product finally putting an end to the rumoured cloud integration. For those not aware of Office 365, it is a great way of moving […]

My first Windows Home Server lived in a beast of a case with plenty of room for 12 hard drives at a push, so when I decided to scale down and go the MediaSmart Server route it was a thought always in the back of my mind…. “What if I need more than 4 drives?” […]