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. »
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… »
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… »
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;… »
Amazon, by way of a product page, leaked the ship date and price of HP's MediaSmart Home Servers. These Windows Home Server machines (more about them here), will be sold in two models at $599 and $749, with 500GB and 1TB of storage respectively. Each one will have a 1.8GHz AMD Sempron processor along with a HP Photo… »