Drobo announces the Drobo S


Drobo has made a name for themselves with their small NAS-like devices, and are continuing their line of products with a professional and enterprise devices announced today. The Drobo S starts at an MSRP of $799 and includes the following features: High performance desktop storage for professionals and small offices Best-in-class performance that is up to 50% faster than current […]

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Troubleshooting Standby


Proper standby support is an essential part of the HTPC experience, something that can help transform the “PC” experience into one much closer to “CE”. While it’s not great when the HTPC in the living room wakes up for “no reason”, when the one in the bedroom does it in the middle of the night – it can be a […]

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VidaBox vCase3 Review


VidaBox is a company more well known for their own OEM HTPC systems, but here is a review on a chassis they have begun selling. The price is rather steep at $299, but if you have wanted one of their chassis, at least you now have the option versus having to buy the whole thing from them.   TheDigitalLifestyle There […]

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Roku Launches New Channel Store with 10 New Channels


Roku continues to make news with their $99 device and have announced a nice addition of channels available to their customers. Some really nice offerings, as if the product wasn’t compelling enough already.   Hacking Netflix Roku is launching a new channel store for the Roku Player, and is adding 10 new channels: Pandora, Facebook Photos, Revision 3, Mediafly, TWiT, […]

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More Server Updates

This weekend I decided it was time to relocate my Mythtv server since we had recently moved some furniture around and it now stood out too much.  I figured that since I had to shut it down anyway, now would be a good time to add in that second 1.5TB hard drive that I mentioned in one of my recent […]

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