Month: July 2017

July 20, 2017

It was while I was looking for potential better DNLA clients that I came across Plex. Plex is a server you set up yourself – either on a spare computer, or perhaps a Raspberry Pi, or even (with a paid subscription) on the cloud. From it, you can stream your music and video, with clients available for most platforms. My android phone has a client, my Windows 10 desktop has a client, both my Blu-Ray player and my Amazon Fire Stick will run it.

July 20, 2017

I started to write something about the home technology I am using to listen to music, then realised it presupposes a lot of stuff that I haven’t shared in detail. So before I write about where I am going, I’m going to write about where…

July 15, 2017

My new CPAP mask has arrived. It is one of a very different type that I am trying – the DreamWear FitPack Nasal Mask I’ve recently been having skin problems, particularly on my forehead, where my normal CPAP mask has a silicon pad to support…

July 14, 2017

Part of my haul from Amazon’s Prime Day was a Harmony Hub, which I picked up at a very good discount. I had previously purchased a Harmony remote, a year or so back, but it didn’t support the kit I thought it did, so it…

July 10, 2017

I sometimes go through periods where I am not reading a lot, where I either find it an effort to settle down with a book, or just don’t make the time to read. When this happens, I often think it is me, but I am…