Next Version of Windows Home Server May Include "Time Machine" Type of UI

Microsoft appears ready to whip the Mac faithful into a frenzy with their latest job posting for a Windows Home Server »9/08/08 11:55am9/08/08 11:55am software development engineer. According to the posting, they are currently looking for someone to help deliver a "top notch UI for the next release." The posting goes on to say that a: "Time Machine…

Microsoft Warns Home Server Users Not to Write to Server or Use Media Managers

Acknowledging the "data corruption bug" that's been ravaging Windows Home Servers since Christmas, Microsoft today warned users NOT to:
• "Use applications to directly edit or change files stored on Windows Home Server"
• "Use media management programs, such as Windows Media Player, to import files to the Windows Home… »3/10/08 12:00pm3/10/08 12:00pm

HP MediaSmart SL4282N and SL4782N HDTV with Media Center Inside

The Skinny: MediaSmart 1080p LCD TVs are coming of age—both the $1,900 42" and the $2,400 47" will have built-in Microsoft Media Center Extender connectivity and an improved higher-contrast panel (2000:1). They have 3 HDMI ports, 2 component inputs, integrated Wi-Fi in A, B, G, and N flavors and Ethernet. Has ATSC and… »1/03/08 2:23am1/03/08 2:23am

HP Updates MediaSmart Server, Adds Linux-Powered mv2120 Media Vault

The Skinny: The mv2120 Media Vault, a junior Linux-based server with the Photo Webshare and iTunes server functionality of its big brother but a much lower cost. (They'll start at $300.) As for the big guy, he's getting some much needed updates come February, including server-side anti-virus software from McAfee;… »1/03/08 12:01am1/03/08 12:01am