The combination of a cast-off thin client and popular open source NAS distro make for a sweet little music server for Slim Devices' popular networked players.
Slim Devices has bundled its Squeezebox and Infrant's ReadyNAS NV to go after Sonos in the high-end, whole-house audio market. Jim Buzbee looks at the odds of their success.
If you want to listen to your digital music collection in your bedroom or in your living room, you don't want to have to fire up a PC.
Networked music adapters can be a less expensive (though not cheap!) alternative to a Media Center PC for getting your digital music files out of the back bedroom office where your computer sits and into your living room where more comfortable listening options await. Scott Sidel takes a look at two products that both get the job done, but take different approaches in getting there.