It's another episode that is full of information, links, and news. Servers, NAS, software, deals, freebies, and phones. Can it get any better? Well yes, it could if Google + would cooperate with us. Some audio issues but good fun nonetheless. Enjoy.
The Meetup is on! More info here.
Meet up schedule: http://homeservershowmeetup2012.sched.org/
I’m curious. Are you planning on picking up a Windows tablet? We’ve seen the Ativ from Samsung, the Asus http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2409112,00.asp and of course the Microsoft Surface. What do you think? A forum post has started so you can share your thoughts. RT or x86?
Paragon Image Backup for Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 allows users to create a backup image of the system, and restore it under Linux or directly on Windows any time it is needed.
Guide to the HP Proliant Microserver, from purchasing to upgrading to setting up.
Synology announces a 4 bay budget friendly device. DS413j
New Lumia Phones
820 vs 800 and what has changed
920 vs 900
What’s changed on the 920?
I really want one of the Ceton Echos. It’s a media center extender type box.
Listener of the week
Jeremy - “watching HSS 195 on my googletv”
Deals of the week:
CrashPlan is offering a 20% discount until September 8th. http://www.crashplan.com/ref/backtoschool/
Drive Bender still offering a 20% discount:
Acronis Drive Monitor - It’s free
Acronis Drive Monitor can help predict when a hard drive is about to fail, giving you the chance to backup your data before disaster strikes. When Acronis Drive Monitor identifies a problem, it generates an email or onscreen alert describing the specific finding. It offers a simple and easy to understand explanation of the alert guiding you to the steps you need to take to remedy the issue. A color coded summary provides an overview of the disk's health at a glance and weekly reports summarize the findings.