We get it, your new laptop is shiny, super-fast and awesome. But don't forget about your old laptop! It doesn't have to sit around and collect dust. Here are five super easy things you can do to rejuvenate it.
Windows Home Server's Power Pack 3 is available now, and all you have to do is go into your Windows Update section of your Home Server and hit Update to access the new features. Unless you're one of those who accessed PP3 before it was final, in which case you have to follow these instructions instead.
Have you heard of that new service that allows you to connect to the Internet at one gigabit-per-second to access your very own two terabytes of storage space? Me neither. That's probably why you need the Asus TS Mini NAS.
The HP MediaSmart EX490 and EX495 are the new top-of-the-line Windows Home Servers from HP, which are good enough to pretty much be the de-facto Windows Home Servers on the market now. These new units keep up the tradition.
The previous HP EX-487 Windows Home Server was notable both because it was a good WHS, and because it had the ability to support Time Machine over the network on Macs. The EX490 and EX495 do even more.
The Gadget: HP's LX195, their stripped-to-the-core (but Apple Time Machine capable) implementation of the Windows Home Server, which comes with a 640GB internal drive, but can only be expanded via the four USB ports in the back.
Here's a better shot of the HP LX195 MediaSmart Windows Home Server. It looks like it has 0 expandable bays (the bigger ones have SATA trays), and only comes with four USB ports.
Microsoft's releasing their yearly update for Windows Home Server tomorrow, and it's called Power Pack 2. People who like putting all their files in one centralized, networked place should be excited.
Microsoft's just pushed out the first public beta of Windows Home Server Power Pack 1, otherwise known as their minor update. The scheme they've got in mind is to do a minor update followed by a major update followed by a minor update, repeating ad infinitum every six months. This PP1 fixes that extreme data…
Click to viewYou saw our review of the Windows Home Server DS-520 unit by Norco, but here are some great details we learned firsthand from Microsoft that we couldn't tell you until today. First off, did you know that they're planning on writing a children's book that explains the major functions of Windows Home Server…
Click to viewMicrosoft has a difficult challenge ahead of them in convincing people that they need Windows Home Server. After all, having another computer in the house—especially one that doesn't have a screen, a keyboard, or a mouse—isn't something people are shoving each other in the face for. But when families take…