Category: News


Windows 8 Release Preview and Server 2012 RC Available

Microsoft have just released the Release Preview of Windows 8 and the Release Candidate (RC) for Windows Server 2012. Windows 8 Release Preview is available as a setup file or in ISO format in both 32-bit (x86) and 64-bit (x64) versions. The RC of Windows Server 2012 is available as a 64-bit ISO file or […]


A Big Server Upgrade – 21TB to be Exact

PCDoc wanted to upgrade his WHS 2011 box with faster and larger hard drives and after a lot of research settled on the Seagate ST3000DM001 3TB drives – 6 of them enabling him to have 21TB of storage. PCDoc goes through his upgrade process using a copy of AllwaySync and gives us the results of […]


The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 184

Its that time of the week for another episode of The Home Server Show podcast. In this weeks episode: “How do you use your Windows Phone with your server?  We talk a little bit about the Lumia 800 from Nokia.  We also go over the big news of the week which is Seagate acquiring LaCie […]


25% Off PerfectDisk Home Server

To commemorate Memorial Day Raxco software are offering 25% off all of their software  products (no exclusions) including PerfectDisk Home Server. 25% Off All Raxco Software Products – No Exclusions! Coupon Code: ENDOFMAY25 (Expires May 31, 2012, Cannot be combined.)


Seagate to Purchase LaCie

NAS producer LaCie have announced an exclusive agreement with intent for Seagate to acquire them.    Here is the full press release: Seagate has Offered to Purchase LaCie CEO’s 64.5% Ownership Position; Seagate to Subsequently Commence Tender Offer for Remaining Outstanding Shares Expands Seagate’s Product Line and Capabilities in the Growing Consumer Storage Market   […]


Lights-Out Mobile for Windows Phone Beta Testers Required

Are you using the add-in Lights-Out and have a Windows Phone? If so would you like to help beta test Lights-Out Mobile? If yes then send an email to beta [at] homeserversoftware dot com with the following information: Windows Phone Manufacturer/Model: ___________________ Your Windows Live-ID: _______________________________ Everything else you need to know is sent via […]


Save 50 Euro on AWIECO Ivy Bridge Servers

AWIECO home server solutions are offering a 50 Euro saving on their new Intel Ivy Bridge Server range. The latest 3rd generation Intel Ivy Bridge processors are more powerful with less power consumption and these Ivy servers will be available in June. If you pre-order one of the following Ivy models in May, you will […]


The BYOB Podcast Episode 86

The latest edition of the BYOB podcast is up. For all the "Build Your Own Box" enthusiasts, episode 86 has the following this week: Short show this week, but we pack it full of hardware info. PCs on a Stick, AMD Trinity update, nVidia releases the GTX 670 Kepler GPU, Dirt cheap hi-res monitors? Server […]


The Home Server Show Podcast Episode 183

Episode 183 of The Home Server Show podcast is up. And in this weeks edition its another dose of Home Server news and views from Dave and the guys, plus: “…we will be talking with Patrick Kennedy from He goes over all the new options on the Intel Ivy Bridge platform.  We also have […]


The 2012 Limited Edition Home Server

The 2012 Limited Edition’ home server from viridian pc is indeed limited as there will only be 5 of them made available to customers worldwide. Based on a unique chassis, with 7 hot-swap drive bays in a small footprint, this system is the pinnacle of home server design. No expense has been spared in designing […]