Tag Archives: music streaming

Another Update – NuForce Icon

ShareOkay sports fans, time for another update, this time it’s audio related. I’ve talked a lot about my home theater but not so much about my desktop system in my home office.  I’ve talked about it elsewhere, mostly in the forum I created for budget minded people looking for good audio and home theater gear at reasonable prices, namely BudgetAVTalk.  I created BudgetAVTalk a couple of years … Continue reading

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Pogoplug – Babies, soaps and detergents?

ShareWhen you look at the picture to the left, what do you see?  Seems like a simple enough question, I’ll wait.  For the regulars, they’ll immediately shout “why, that’s a Pogoplug, Dave”.  Yes, that’s what they will shout.  But not everyone is as perceptive as the regular readers of “Blogs by Dave – A Curmudgeon’s View of Life“.   There will be some, who don’t recognize it … Continue reading

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Media Streaming and Plug Computing – Part 3

ShareAbout a month ago I took the plunge into plug computing.  I didn’t spend a ton of time in research, but I did survey the field to see alternatives and narrowed it down to Tonidoplug and Pogoplug.  I choose Tonidoplug because I liked it’s media streaming capability and it’s lack of reliance on a persistent Internet connection. On February 26th I ordered one, to be shipped … Continue reading

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Media Streaming and Plug Computing – Part 2

ShareRecall from a previous blog that I ordered a Tonidoplug.   The plug was to be shipped on March 10.  I received an email indicating there were delays and the new shipping date was between March 20 and March 25.   Yesterday, the other plug I was looking at Pogoplug, released a firmware update which eliminated one of the reasons I choose Tonido, specifically, it … Continue reading

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Media Streaming & Plug Computing – Part 1

ShareI love to listen to music.  Music allows me to escape from the day to day grind. Most of my listening happens in my home office.  Serious listening occurs in my home theater.  Donna likes to listen to music in our bedroom and we’ll also turn on music in our family room.  I’ve converted all our CD’s into digital format.  About half the new music … Continue reading

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