Storage Spaces is a new feature coming with Windows 8 which sounds like it will be an ideal software RAID solution for home media servers.
Quick guide to resolving error 80073712 when running windows update or installing a service pack. Applies to Windows Vista, 7, 2008 & R2.
The HuntKey Jumper 300G / R90 is a very good value 80+ Gold PSU. For low & medium power 24.7 PCs it may repay its cost in around a year!
Tweak the Mystique 3 wordpress theme to show a full post on the home page and post excerpts on archive pages.
A reference list for all Windows Icons from Windows 7. Includes details, file locations, complete image sets and instructions.
Google have finally enabled Google+ for apps accounts (as of the 27th Oct)! Now those of us with an apps account can finally get an account and +1 pages etc. Google have also enabled “pages” on Google+ for organisations. For the DIY Media Home Google+ Page just click on the Google+ icon at the top… Read more »
I’ve added a lot more icons to my set of custom pushpins for google maps. I’ve also now uploaded them individually to picasa web albums, so they can be directly linked to there.
Firefox 8 has been released. You can get it from mozilla. Unfortunately it still isn’t available as a 64bit release.
Anandtech have a handy guide to budget PCs for the xmas 2011 period. Below is my own take on what I’d recommend.
In the coming months I will be buying a new property, and to go with my new home, I’ve been reading up lots on how I might integrate a new home media setup. In recent months several exciting new options have become available, which finally makes the sort of setup I have always desired a… Read more »