How to stream music remotely with Linux

With music files scattered over various devices, we show you how to use Subsonic to try to bring some order to the chaos of your audio library so you can start enjoying your music collection on any device or multiple devices at the same time.

How to fake an Android device

Darren Yates shows you how to get around a Google Play app’s supported devices list by faking a different Android device.

Review: Microsoft Surface Pro 2 vs Surface 2

Microsoft tries to smooth out the cracks in its original Surface offerings. If you thought Microsoft needed to do something radical to stake its claim in the tablet wars …

How to build your own NAS box

While there’s a wide range of NAS products available to help you quickly and easily add a NAS to your network there is another way.

Seagate Central review

Ready to go right of the box. A single-bay NAS might not sound like your typical offering but the Seagate Central is aimed at those who just want a simple …

How to tweet with your Arduino

An Arduino sending tweets? Absolutely! Darren Yates shows you how to get your Arduino its own Twitter account and tweeting automatically …

How to make your own Android ROM

In this first part of a new series, Darren Yates begins looking at how you can bake your own custom ROM, starting with an introduction to virtualisation and the Android Kitchen …

Best iPhone and iPad apps, July 2013

Jabra SoundImprove your audio.Price: Free | Developer: GN Netcom | From: App Store This free app is designed to complement Jabra’s recently released range of REVO headphones and it does that very well. However it will also enhance your music playing regardless of the brand of headphones you use.For one thing it includes a graphic…

Arduino Project 6: Web-controlled music player

Our NetPlay project is built on a standard breadboard. In our previous Arduino masterclass we briefly introduced the Ethernet Shield an Arduino expansion board that adds Ethernet connectivity plus microSD card storage. We used that storage as the basis of a simple one-button digital audio player. It was functional but limited to 8-bit mono WAV…