Enhance your Router with a DD-WRT Firmware Upgrade

Tp Link Router - Smarthomebeginner

In this post I’m going to take you through the steps involved in performing a DD-WRT Firmware Upgrade on a typical Home Router. I’ll describe the process which I went through myself, when I replaced factory software with free yet powerful DD WRT firmware on my TP-Link WDR3600. So what … read more

A budget HTPC-NAS Combo with an old PC and OpenELEC

Openelec Htpc Combo - Smarthomebeginner

I have some kind of Kodi client in my living room, and also in every bedroom of my house, mostly running with OpenELEC. My kids have been enjoying this wonderful service in their own rooms all streaming nicely from my Amahi Home Server. One of my kids recently decided to … read more

Amahi Home Server: an easy to use Home Server solution?

Amahilogo - Smarthomebeginner

I’ve been trying various Home Server and HTPC solutions for some time now and in this post I will review Amahi Home Server. Originally I had an all-in-one HTPC NAS combo machine connected to my TV, running Windows. When I discovered the awesomeness of Kodi (previously XBMC) a couple of … read more