ViewSonic recently decided to expand into the home networking space with a line of products aimed at multimedia networking. The WMA100 Media Adapter can play digital audio, video and still image files, but Jim Buzbee found that it took some getting used to the product's way of doing things.
Anyone who has used Apple's AirPort Express to connect to a remote iTunes server knows the frustration of having to trot back and forth to change playlists or even advance to the next tune. Fortunately, Keyspan's Express Remote lets you stay put and let your fingers do the walking.
Networked music adapters can be a less expensive (though not cheap!) alternative to a Media Center PC for getting your digital music files out of the back bedroom office where your computer sits and into your living room where more comfortable listening options await. Scott Sidel takes a look at two products that both get the job done, but take different approaches in getting there.
There's a lot of multimedia locked in many computers, yearning to be viewed and listened to in the comfort of the family couch potato patch. icube's Play@TV is capable of doing the trick, but we found it to be undistinguished in an increasingly crowded field.
Many consumers are looking for a way to free their growing library of digital pictures and music from their PC prisons. Linksys' WMA11B Wireless-B Media Adapter can provide the bridge to your home's entertainment equipment, but it won't be the answer for everybody. Read our review and see if it's the solution for you!