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Still Not Convinced You Need a Windows Home Server? Paul Says You Do!

Even though Microsoft went well out of their way to NOT give us any details on the next version of Windows Home Server (WHS) at CES, Paul Thurrott, author of the SuperSite for Windows and weekly host on Windows Weekly with Leo LaPorte, hinted at the fact that WHS v2 will be out sometime this year.  It comes at minute 41 in the podcast if you are interested in listening to it.  I have provided the links below. If you haven’t “gotten into” listening to podcasts (especially mine) yet, now would be a great time to start.  Podcasts are very

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CES 2010 – Toyota Tacoma All Terrain Gamer from Kicker (PhotoSynth)

One of the very last things I saw on Saturday at CES was the Toyota Tacoma All Terrain Gamer vehicle from Kicker.  A tricked out Tacoma with 4 screens, 4 Xbox 360s, 2 bikes and a big screen on the back.  Needless to say, this is not going on the road! This truck would make my kids never want to come back in the house again So if you are into gaming, this is the rig.  I have include some links for your reviewing pleasure.  I even made a photosynth of it so you could be there virtually. Jim’s

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The Home Server Show #69 – Merry Christmas!

This week’s show is FULL of news.  Dave is joined by Jim and John and we go over tons of news items.  Enjoy and have a Merry Christmas! HP’s Software update A Retraction.  AVAST’s false positives. Time Machine to WHS PP3 and OpenDNS Add-In: Lights Out Add-In: P80 D-Link Camera Solution for WHS More camera surveillance with WHS Add-In: Perfect Disk for WHS PP3 TV Archive and AC3 My Movies new release and trial link Artigo A2000 Review Remote Desktop for Windows7 versions that do not support RDP WGS Reader Awards The Digital Lifestyle Awards Using Windows Home Server Reader

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The Home Server Show 68

In Today’s show we will be going over news items with Dave, John, Jim and Chris.  We also have two interviews for you.  One is with Nigel Wilks, AKA, Cougar.  He is going to tell us about his new Add-In,WHS Health.  Dave also speaks at length with Tom S.  You know him in the forums as WODYSWEB.  This will be the first of a couple of interviews about going virtual.  Virtualization is a hot topic and we will be covering everything you need to know to get started. Get the show here: Could Anti-Virus on WHS keep this from

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WHS Health Add-In with the Palm Pre / Pixi (For the Window Home Server)

The newly released add-in for the Windows Home Server (more info at The Home Server Show or MediaSmart from Nigel Wilks and Alex Kuretz, which was primarily developed to render the health status of your Windows Home Server on an iPhone or iPod Touch, has an additional benefit!  Maybe only for me? I was installing it tonight and testing it on my Touch when it occurred to me that I should be able to get this working nicely on my Palm Pre.  Sure enough, it looked great!  I’ve included some photos below. The add-in is a keeper.  Thanks Nigel

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