Archive for the ‘Entertainment Systems’ Category

Roku with Roksbox on a Synology box

The Roku is awesome but it’s missing a critical feature – it can’t play video from your local network. To solve this I’m using Roksbox which is a channel for Roku (like an app on an Apple or an Android device). I’ve got all my content visible on my network via UPnP/DLNA (Universal Plug-and-Play) shares […]

Roku love affair

I started in the earliest DVR days with a couple generations of ReplayTV, I’ve played with MythTV on and off for years, and I’m a long time TiVo user. Although my wife and I love the TiVo its time to move to a world of just-in-time Internet delivered content instead of a jerry-rigged system to manage broadcast […]