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I needed an app to wake up our media server from the Apple TV. So I made one. Here's a behind-the-scenes story on why we need such an app, what considerations that went into designing the app, and some interesting tidbits about network programming on such a low level. Maybe (just maybe) you'll need the app too.

Introducing Rooster: the easy to use Wake on LAN app for the Apple TV

I needed an app to wake up our media server from the Apple TV. So I made one. Here’s a behind-the-scenes story on why we need such an app, what considerations that went into designing the app, and some interesting tidbits about network programming on such a low level. Maybe (just maybe) you’ll need the […]

Most people think servers as hardware that are never turned off. That may be true for those serving a global audience but not so much for devices in the home or small office. People don't run 24x7 hence having some downtime for your servers may be beneficial, notably for your home servers.

Save Money by Scheduling your Servers

Most people think servers as hardware that are never turned off. That may be true for those serving a global audience but not so much for devices in the home or small office. People don’t run 24×7 hence having some downtime for your servers may be beneficial, notably for your home servers.

Time Machine Disk Image Settings

How to Create a Time Machine Backup to a Network Drive in Lion

Let’s say you have a home NAS (Network Area Storage), a router with a hard drive, or even an old Windows machine with a lot of disk space lying around. You want to make use of this disk space to store your Time Machine backups. You open Time Machine Preferences and the only way you […]