Tech Talk: Updating my home office network – Part 2

December 5th, 2008 | Comments Off on Tech Talk: Updating my home office network – Part 2
Posted by J.R. Bookwalter under Apple Talk, Gadgets, Random Thoughts, Technology

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(Image courtesy Amazon.com user Y. Chang)

Got a little sidetracked here lately with life so I didn’t get a chance to yap about setting up my new NAS (network-attached storage). Jump back a few posts to catch the details of how I arrived at this particular setup, and forge on to hear my thoughts on how it all worked out.
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Tech Talk: Updating my home office network – Part 1

November 14th, 2008 | Comments Off on Tech Talk: Updating my home office network – Part 1
Posted by J.R. Bookwalter under Apple Talk, Gadgets, Random Thoughts, Technology

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OK, enough with political opinion, it’s time to get back to the good stuff. 😉

I’ve decided to update my home office network, which for the last 2 years has consisted of an Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station with a Western Digital 500 GB MyBook hard drive attached to it. This setup has served me mostly well, being able to store software updaters and other files that I need to share between my main MacBook Pro work setup, my Mac G5 editing system and even my home theatre’s HP Windows Vista box in the living room or the wife’s Powerbook G4 in the kitchen. But now I’m ready to do even more with my network, and here’s why.
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