Tag: Media Center

BYOB Episode 140

BYOB Episode 140

  I am joined by special guest Ed from Bizmodeller, Director and Lead Developer of iHomeserver.  Ed talks in depth about his new upcoming version as well as key features of the existing version.  iHomeserver has always an outstanding product addressing a specific need and the upcoming version takes is to a whole new level.  I want to thank Ed for taking […]

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BYOB Episode 139

BYOB Episode 139

Today I am joined by Christopher Courtney (aka: Drashna) to dig deeper into the topic of running a domain at home.  As enthusiasts, we will be faced with the potential of making the choice to either upgrade to Windows Server 2012 Essentials or possibly to look for other solutions.  Our discussion today deals with exploring […]

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BYOB Episode 136

BYOB Episode 136

  XBox One, XBox One, and more XBox One.  Both Michael and I got our XBox One and have put them through the ringer over the past couple of days.  This week we are going to talk about our impressions, things we like, and things we do not like, as well as any issues we […]

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New Stuff, News, Bare Metal, and more on Home Server Show 239

New Stuff, News, Bare Metal, and more on Home Server Show 239

A lot to cover in a short amount of time on this show. New gear and a lot of media related topics tonight.  I almost forget the lead! A new bare metal backup option is available for you although it will be for a limited crowd. homestoragegeeks.com & thegeeksnetwork.com coming soon Happy Windows 8.1 Release Eve […]

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BYOB Episode 133

BYOB Episode 133

This week we recap all the hardware changes that we are working on, from server OS’s, to racks, to hardware.  We spend some time talking about the Automatic – Driving assistant, and get a detailed update on the Galaxy Note 3 from Michael.  As I am becoming a big fan of Plex Media, we talk […]

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Episode 126

Episode 126

It is Michael and I this week on the BYOB  and we get into Server Essentials 2012e R2, Server 2012 R2, Windows 8.1, and the final words on Mike’s Haswell builds.  Hope you enjoy it and remember to give us feedback on iTunes or your favorites podcast site. Links from the show: Download the 8.1  […]

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BYOB Episode 125

BYOB Episode 125

This week we talk with Richard Gunther from the Digital Media Zone and Paul Braren from TinkerTry.com about home automation.  A special thanks to both of these guys for joining me to day.  It was a great show with three different view points and three different solutions.  Make sure you check out the Home On […]

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BYOB Episode 123

BYOB Episode 123

Hardware finally! This week BYOB covers Haswell, Tonido Plug, and an iStar Server chassis. As a bonus We’ll discuss MediaBrowser3. Tonido Plug – Wah Wah Waaahh Sad trombone for the Tonido Plug. Rack That Chassis – iStar 2U D-213-MATX For $45 this was an good buy. Despite arriving half built. For the listed $85 it’s […]

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BYOB Episode 122

BYOB Episode 122

The Xbox One episode. One Xbox For All – The Xbox One Mike and Michael give their perspective and insight on the new Xbox One.   Remember to send us an email at byobpodcast@gmail.com Follow BYOB on Twitter! Mike Faucher’s Blog Michael Martis’ Blog E-Mail – byobpodcast@gmail.com [iTunes] Subscribe to the Podcast in iTunes(MP3). [Zune] […]

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BYOB Episode 121

BYOB Episode 121

Kevin Schoonover joins the BYOB crew this week for an all rants n raves episode. Some new cloud storage services. PlayOn   Cloud Storage – Two New Players Copy.com Bitcasa PlayOn Media Streaming – Re-Revisted PlayOn DLNA Service Router Woes I got the firewall blues. The ZyXell might be traded down for a more consumer […]

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