A lot of people come to this site searching for help on specific issues with or opinions/info a specific gadget or technology. For that reason, I thought I’d state publicly the gadgets and technologies I use (embarrassing though that may prove).
- Wireless Media Streamer Buffalo LinkTheater
Streams video (most divx/xvid and wmv9) and/or music to my TV from a DLNA compliant server like the Linkstation Live or Windows Media Player’s built-in media sharing service.
- 500GB Home NAS Buffalo LinkStation Live (HS-DH500GL)
Can store video and music files and stream them over a wireless network to a DLNA certified media streaming device like my LinkTheater.
- Mobile Phone – Nokia N73 smartphone
5 megapixel camera, Symbian/Series 60 OS, currently on Orange Pay As You Go
- Nintendo Wii
- PlayStation 2 (Slimline)
- Wireless ADSL Modem/Router – Netgear DG834G
Old version 1; basic but functional.
- Laptop PC – Acer Aspire 5003 wlmi dual-booting Windows XP and Ubuntu
- Desktop PC
My main computer is one I built up myself and upgraded over the years, specced as follows:
So, if you’ve any questions on any of the above, please let me know. Oh and I also have broadband with Plus.net (who are excellent) where £15 a month gets me 8Mbps and 15GB usage (unlimited from midnight to 8am) and I have web hosting with WebHostingBuzz.com where I have a reseller account for just $5 a month.