By installing the PlayOn Media Server onto your Windows Home Server (Service Pack 1 or later) you are then able to watch Netflix, Hulu, CBS, YouTube, CNN, ESPN and Revision3 amongst others on your PS3, Xbox 360, HP MediaSmart TV, Popcorn Hour or other UPnP/DLNA compliant device. This is all done via the PlayOn software [...]
Archive for June, 2009
The Home Server Land series on Securing Your WHS & Network is now at part 13, and this installment is about FTP Hosting Threats. As well as explaining what the FTP protocol is, the article explains about FTP Servers and why you shouldn’t install FTP add-ins or use the WHS as an FTP server. You [...]
The add-in which can put your Home Servers into suspended mode or hibernation and resume on a user defined event has been updated. Version 0.8.2 of LightsOut include the following changes: Added Chinese (simplified) and Italian language support Added Menu shortcuts Added Keyboard support in calendar Bug fixed in backup time calculation Bug fixed in [...]
“The hardware is solid, the performance is acceptable, and the price is stellar…” Gadget blog "CrunchGear" have a mini review of the Acer easyStore H340 Windows Home Server unit which you can read here.
PerfectDisk are offering 25% of off all their PerfectDisk 10 products including PerfectDisk 10 Windows Home Server as a summer special. Just purchase or upgrade by June 30, 2009 and simply add any PerfectDisk product(s) to your cart and enter coupon code PDJUNE25 during checkout to receive 25% off any licenses. More info is available [...]
NOD32 Antivirus from makers ESET is one of 2 antivirus products which I recommend to clients on a day-to-day basis, as it both has one of the best detection rates and has a small footprint to it too. And what has this got to do with Windows Home Server? Well the good news is that [...]
Kevin Tofel from website jkOnTheRun is in the process of re-wiring his house before installing his Windows Home Server. If you would like to see what he is going to do then Kevin has posted a short video explaining his process, which you can view here.
Japanese website "+D PC User" has a 3 page review of the Epson Endeavor SV120h . The small low energy Home Server is benchmarked and taken a look at both inside and out. All the details are here (in Japanese).
Microsoft have opened a sub-section on their WHS site for Small Office and Home Office (SOHO) users to promote Windows Home Server as a backup solution for the small business user. The site has five case study videos to watch as well as five matching documents to download and read, and as it states on [...]