This Old Nerd
November 25, 2010

11: Front-ends for your media server: Set-Top Boxes

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You built your media server and now you want to access it in your living room? Do you buy another computer? Nope. Try a set-top box instead. In this episode, we look at three different set-top box solutions to access your media server. Download: HD (mp4) | HD (m4v) | SD (mp4) | Tiny (mp4)


November 18, 2010

10: Front-ends for your media server: Windows

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Today we’re covering how to access your media server using Windows front-end software. We check out MediaPortal, XBMC (formerly known as “Xbox Media Center”), and Microsoft’s own Windows Media Center. If you’d like to see what we thought about Boxee, check out our Mac front-end episode here. Also, don’t forget that we’ve got a great […]


November 11, 2010

09: Front-ends for your media server: Mac OS X

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So you built a media server that has all your content. Today, we cover how to access your server using front-ends for Mac OS X. Windows users, don’t miss this episode because we also talk about the cross-platform Boxee. Find out which one is the best for you in this round-up. Also, don’t forget that […]


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