CES Day 0: Home Media Round-Up

Jan 4, 2017 by

The unofficial start of CES didn't offer a great quantity of home media products to check out. Would they make up for it with quality?

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Entertainment 2.0 #384: To the Cloud!

Oct 6, 2016 by

Plex takes your media to the cloud. Axiim announces a wireless 4k AVR. Starz, Fox Sports GO, and the CW have new apps. The Xbox One gets tournaments and more.

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Entertainment 2.0 #383: Plex’s Jason Williams

Sep 22, 2016 by

The guys are joined by Jason Williams, director of product and growth at Plex, to discuss its history, the new DVR functionality, and drop some hints about its future. In the news: new Windows apps for Vudu and Kodi, and Project Scorpio’s ability to run at a native 4k resolution.

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Is the Lenovo ix2 Your Next Media Server?

Jan 11, 2014 by

Lenovo's ix2 NAS drive could be a great bring-your-own-disks home media server, featuring onboard media services, Mac and PC backup support, and a sub-$100 retail price tag.

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Seagate Releases Central Home Storage Solution

Apr 19, 2013 by

Still looking to replace for your aging Windows Home Server? Seagate may have just the thing for you. Seagate Central is a shared storage solution for your home that acts as a central repository and hub for your media and computer backups.

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How to Set Up VPN for Windows Home Server 2011

Mar 26, 2012 by

Many companies use VPN to let you log into your work desktop from home. With Windows Home Server, you can take advantage of underlying Windows Server 2008 features to enable VPN for secure access to your own home network. It's a little work, but we walk you through all the steps.

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Archiving TV with Windows Home Server 2011

Feb 1, 2012 by

When Windows Home Server 2011 was announced I was extremely excited. I participated in the beta, and I now have a dedicated 8TB Raid 10 running in my closet. Not only will WHS2011 store all of your files in the house, backup your computers, and allow you to stream your content through your browser...

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Windows Home Server Windows Phone Connector RC Released…But Wil...

Jun 15, 2011 by

Today the WHS team has released the Release Candidate of their “Windows Server Solutions Phone Connector” for WHS 2011 (wow that is a long name). Here are your key features:     Alerts: View any and all alerts from your WHS right on your WP7 User Management: Manage your users right...

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WHS 2011–Should I Upgrade and How to Plan the Migration

Apr 8, 2011 by

Windows Home Server 2011 is almost upon the mainstream masses as Microsoft has now released the product to RTM.  The questions many people are asking are: should I upgrade, and how do I migrate my data? In this article I am going to give you the pros and cons of upgrading your Windows Home Server...

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Home Server Vail Preview Expires on the 10th!

Jan 5, 2011 by

You read that correct you have only 5 more days to get all of your data off your Vail machine! On January 10th 2011 the public preview versions of Vail will no longer function and Microsoft will not be releasing a patch to extend the preview period. They will however be coming out with a Beta of...

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