Tagged: multimedia

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YAMJ and Eversion

I have been running YAMJ on my Synology for years and have recently changed to Eversion as a replacement skin: Eversion runs as a Macromedia Flash plugin on my Popcorn C-200 and provides a true home-entertainment experience: Installation is as simple as replacing...

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Synology – automatic indexing via synoindex

To my knowledge, no DiskStation model currently exists where the kernel supports inotify. This represents a huge problem for people who have custom scripts to add multimedia to your DiskStations. While the DiskStations media indexer supports automatic indexing of files...

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Filebot, the Ultimate TV renamer

The Popcorn C-200 is probably the best gadget-purchase in a while and I have been able to organise my movie library quite well. Although the Popcorn currently lacks proper media indexing, Yet Another Movie Jukebox allows you to index your...

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Popcorn Hour C-200

The Popcorn Hour C-200 is the most powerful and versatile Networked Media Tank yet and has moved in with us to replace the PS3’s duty of streaming media. The C-200 sports a 667MHz CPU, 512MB RAM (a further 256MB NAND...

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Streaming 5.1 surround sound to PS3

Update (2008-12-23): I have discovered an alternative to the method below, which works equally well (although not as fast as the DVD is ripped and re-encoded) – details are posted here. Wow – it has taken me nearly 8 weeks...

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Get yourself some 4TB NAS!

Over the last few weeks I have been researching NAS-drives for central backups. The Apple TimeCapsule initially sounded promising, but not really relevant in my case, as I already have a wireless-N router. So I stumbled across the Synology CS407:...