Home AV streaming

Originally published in Personal Computer World as part of ‘Your media, anywhere’ Home AV streaming As we’ve mentioned, streaming functionality is finding its way into more and more ‘standard’ devices, such as TV sets, and AV receivers. For example, both Denon and Yamaha both have AV receivers and other audio equipment that comes with an… Read More Home AV streaming

Get Wired

Originally published in Personal Computer World as part of ‘Your media, anywhere’ Get wired Just when you thought you understood home networking, another standard comes along. This one’s called G.hn, and its backers think it’s going to be the next big thing in wired home networking. Wifi, so many people think, isn’t ideal for things… Read More Get Wired

Serving it up

Originally published in Personal Computer World as part of ‘Your media, anywhere’ Serving it up If you’re building a home media network, your first thought might be to use the Media Center functionality built into many versions of Windows. But, frankly, there are a better options. While Media Center is happy to work with ‘Extenders’… Read More Serving it up