Colour me impressed — using iTunes to stream music to multiple devices simultaneously

Back in 2006 as part of a post on a new iPod Nano, I ven­ted on how broken iTunes was for my work­flow. Well, time has passed and iTunes has improved, but it’s still not as intu­it­ive or simple for me and my cent­ral­ized music setup: File serv­er stor­ing my music Remote play­back sys­tems in […]

Music in the Air, music everywhere

A friend recently turned me on to one cool applic­a­tion that let’s me listen to syn­chron­ized music from all my net­worked devices at the same time. This is likely one of the coolest soft­ware enhance­ments I’ve made to my home listen­ing exper­i­ence in a long time.

How-To: Streaming stuff around your house

In this increas­ingly wire­less world, it seems odd that it’s actu­ally kinda dif­fi­cult to get music or oth­er media from one device to anoth­er. In my case, I have pho­tos, movies and music all stored on a cent­ral stor­age device on my net­work — a Net­work Attached Stor­age device, or NAS. Get­ting to that media […]

eRadio? It’s coming.

By now you’re pretty tired read­ing all the ‘2010 is the year of the eBook’ art­icles out there. But what about eRa­dio? It’s more pre­val­ent but do you even know what it is? …more This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts on the Future Shop Techb­log. Check out the full post […]

One old box + one TV = Boxee

It’s entirely pos­sible that you’ve got a slightly older com­puter sit­ting around doing noth­ing, and you’ve thought to your­self, “Self, I really should turn that old com­puter into a media centre, rather than let all that good tech go to waste…but how?” …more This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts on […]