LAN Over Powerline

The idea is not new – I’ve been hearing about it for the last 10 years at least (check it out here). For about as long I am depending on WiFi to satisfy all my networking needs because apparently the electric wiring in my apartment was designed by an idiot with zero respect to high-speed […]

Raspberry Pi 3 B as Media Center

Over the weekend experimented with OpenELEC Linux flavor for Raspberry Pi 1 B. Experimented with wired and wireless connection options, unfortunately in all cases performance was very laggy on high quality HD movies, if 720p was ok in some cases, 1080 was never played at an acceptable level. I compare it with Intel NUC which […]

Plex, Twonky, XBMC & NUC

DLNA was out there for quite a while now, call me a slowpoke but I finally decided to give it a try! First question that needs to be answered is WHY? Well, if you have a bunch of stuff like music, movies and photos on your home file server (NAS) it is likely you want to […]