Archive for April, 2012

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 […]

Pennies to Heaven

It’s time to kill the penny. You used to hear people say “I remember when a loaf of bread was a nickle”. Today it’s 40x that. Once you hit an inflation point this high it’s time to make a change. Lots of people are advocating for the demise of the penny, but I’m going much […]