April 2012

Is This Mic On???

by Damian on April 25, 2012 · 15 comments

in News

Many of you have probably noticed there hasn’t been much new content coming out from my neck of the woods of late, so I thought I would check in and let everyone know I am still alive & kicking! Really at this point there are two main reasons I haven’t been writing as much of […]

Martin Rothschink of HomeServerSoftware.com has written to let us know that he has released Service Pack 2 for his popular Lights Add-In for Windows Home Server and Windows Home Server 2011. In addition to a bunch of bug fixes and new features, there is also a new Mac client that works with both WHS 2011 […]

Matt Sawyer of Dojo North Software has posted in the forums with the announcement of a new beta release of his Home Server SMART Add-In plus a special pre-release sale on the upcoming release his WindowSMART 2012 application. He is even handing out 5 free licenses to the first people to contact him. Home Server […]

Microsoft have released a hotfix to resolve the bogus “Computer Monitoring Error” issue that some users have encountered after their servers updated to the UR2 release. The hotfix is not available for direct download, you’ll need to click the “View and Request Hotfix Downloads” link to email support for the hotfix. If you’ve experienced the […]

mythTV, the open source DVR project, just released version 0.25 Although we may not be known for using a witty naming scheme, and the version number only increments itself by a single “hundredth” every major release, we’re extremely proud to announce the immediate release of what we loving refer to as – “0.25″! It’s been […]

It’s that time again, another media player review This time I will be taking a look at the Mede8er MED500X2, which is based on the Realtek 1185 chip. Specifications: Price: USD 209 Processor:  Realtek RT D1185- 256MB SPI Flash – 256MB DDR2 SDRAM Video Formats Supported: AVI / BDMV Light / BDISO Light / MKV / TS […]

Rovio and Microsoft have granted me the exclusive right to announce what is arguably the most exciting news for Windows Home Server 2011 ever – the release of the wildly popular Angry Birds series of games as an Add-In for Windows Home Server 2011. I asked Rovio about the technical challenges involved with making the […]