Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet seems to be the first with many Microsoft rumors, including several Windows Home Server items. On January 27, 2010 she posted about the Windows Home Server “Vail” leak, and now today she has a blog post saying that we can expect updated betas of Vail and Aurora sometime next week. […]

With CES 2010 taking place this week, I thought it would be a good chance  to get some feedback from our readers, what new gadgets/technology are you hoping to see introduced? Is it the latest smartphone, the next iGadget, an affordable robot to replace your spouse, or maybe you are just looking for simple products […] has published one of the most bizarre and inaccurate product announcements I’ve ever seen. The article is so far out that I have to wonder how this misinformation was passed on. I’m not even sure what to say, so I’ll simply share the screenshots I captured as well as an excerpt of the text […]

Ever since the Western Digital WD TV HD Media Player came out, I’ve been very tempted by it due to the large number of formats supported, small attractive form factor, and very appealing price. However the lack of network support was a deal breaker for me, since all my content is stored on my Home […]

HP has been pretty quiet since they announced a future software update for the EX470/EX475 first generation servers and European availability of the MediaSmart Server. We did get the promised Online Backup and Mac Backup features to enhance the functionality of the EX470 and EX475, and the LX195 was released around the same time, which […]

Spanish language site has more pictures and details on the leaked LX195 MediaSmart Server that we first reported about a couple of weeks ago. The LX190 designation may indicate that there are multiple SKU’s of this product since our blurry pictures indicated an LX195 model designation. Their screen shots show 4 USB ports, an […]

We’ve seen more and more clues that Encore may be an upcoming reality, so if and when HP releases a new version of the MediaSmart Server, are you planning to buy it? Sound off in the forums and let us know what you think.

When you go to register your HP MediaSmart Server, there are two new options available, the EX485 and EX487. It’s not much of a leap to think that this could be further evidence of Encore getting ready for release. Thanks to new forum member MSCrzyMan for the tip!

Engadget has some insight into the next version of WHS based off of the job postings coming out of MS, pretty interesting! Read about it here.