Tag: Streaming

All about Plex on Home Server Show 259

• April 23, 2014 • Comments (3)
All about Plex on Home Server Show 259

If you have ever considered Plex or want to know more about it this episode is for you.  I’m also giving you a first look at Tablo.  If you are looking at alternative Media Center products listen in!  This is a big media episode.  A lot of TV, Roku, DVD talk that is centered around […]

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BYOB Episode 137

• December 8, 2013 • Comments (1)
BYOB Episode 137

  Lots to cover this week.  We start the week off with a short tutorial on setting up the Hyper-V role and creating your first Hyper-V Virtual Machine, as well as a quick update on the XBox One now that the honeymoon is over.  We also cover some great free software for your IP cameras, […]

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Alternative Backup Ideas on Home Server Show 231

• July 18, 2013 • Comments (0)
Alternative Backup Ideas on Home Server Show 231

I’ve got an alternative backup idea for you and will share that as well as a little follow up on last week’s show.  A lot going on in the forums and we will talk about some posts.  Big week for the Meetup and I’ll announce a few things about that.  This was a fun show! […]

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BYOB Episode 123

• June 2, 2013 • Comments (0)
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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ADATA DashDrive Air AE400 Review

• April 2, 2013 • Comments (3)
ADATA DashDrive Air AE400 Review

I had a chance to speak with ADATA at CES 2013 and was impressed at some of their offerings.  Specifically, with a little box that could charge a phone and stream video at the same time.  I knew I wanted to get my hands on one! This thing can do it all.  You can use […]

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BYOB Episode 115

• March 17, 2013 • Comments (0)
BYOB Episode 115

This week on the BYOB Podcast Samsung Series 5 Laptop, Slingbox 500, and the Roku3. Samsung Series 5 – Slow at First Mike bought a new Samsung Series 5 laptop since his old one became a hotplate. While not impressed at first an SSD upgrade dramatically improved the experience. Samsung Ultrabook NP540U3C-A02UB 13.3″ Touch-Screen Laptop, […]

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BYOB Episode 113

• February 25, 2013 • Comments (0)
BYOB Episode 113

This week we are joined by Chris Lux to finish off the media series and talk about Windows Media Center and Vudu.  We talk about the PS4, Chromebook Pixel, and Media Browser 3 Chromebook Pixel Media Browser 3 Vudu   A special thanks to Chris Lux for taking the time to discuss media with us […]

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BYOB Episode 111

• February 10, 2013 • Comments (3)
BYOB Episode 111

This week we discuss SurfacePRO and XBMC with our guest Adam Snell from androidandi.com on this episode of the BYOB Podcast. SurfacePRO Michael reviews the SurfacePRO XBMC – XBOX Media Center Michael Reviews XBMC as a possible replacement platform for WMC Adam Snell – AndroidAndI.com Adam joins us to discuss more XBMC and portable android […]

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BYOB Episode 88

• June 10, 2012 • Comments (4)
BYOB Episode 88

XBOX E3 hardware/compatibility updates, more server Issues, Windows on a laptop Mike gives us his experience. Thunderbolt comes to PC hardware, Cheap butt kicking HTPC, Server 12 first impressions. Another info packed show on this weeks BYOB Podcast. Windows 8 – The Struggle Within Mike install win8 on his laptop and had a few issues. […]

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PlayOn–Some things never change

• May 6, 2012 • Comments (4)
PlayOn–Some things never change

A couple of years ago I tried using PlayOn to stream media to my my devices.  I always thought the concept was good but back then, I had many issues getting things to work correctly.  I do not remember all the details only that it would consistently disconnect, lock up my system, and was generally […]

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