LaCie 5Big Office+ Network Attached Storage Reviewed

LaCie 5Big Office+

The LaCie 5Big Office+ is a five-bay network attached storage device powered by Windows Storage Server Essentials 2008 R2. Though geared toward small business users, it would also be a good fit for a home user looking for a NAS with robust data redundancy and user management options. Based on the Colorado family of server products, WSSE 2008 R2 utilizes […]

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DirecTV HD DVRs Receive Pandora Internet Radio

DirecTV Pandora

It wasn’t that long ago that the big news surrounding DirecTV’s HD DVRs was the deployment of an updated HD UI. Now, DirecTV is adding features to take their DVRs beyond simply watching and recording TV. Internet connected DirecTV HD DVRs can now be used to stream Pandora Internet Radio. Pandora is integrated into the device’s “Extras” menu and provides […]

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Netflix Launches New Support Site, Adds “Just for Kids” to PS3

Netflix Support

Netflix has been keeping busy this last week. First came the announcements of 1080p streaming for the new Apple TV and the iTunes integrated payment options, and now comes announcements of a new support site and the addition of the “Just for Kids” interface to the Playstation 3.  Netflix’s previous “Help” site had focused heavily on FAQs and tutorials browseable by category. With the […]

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