How to: Control Lighting with Philips Hue and Plex

The home movie theater experience is nothing without automated lighting. This post explains how to automate the lights in your TV room using a script for Plex. The script integrates Plex with your Philips Hue smart bulbs, so that you never have to manually adjust the lights again when watching a film. The lights can … Continue reading How to: Control Lighting with Philips Hue and Plex

How to: Play Retro Video Games on Kodi (Nintendo, Sega, Atari and More)

This is a post from tvaddons.co, which i wanted to share with my readers since i have spent the last two days reliving my childhood, playing some awesome retro games and soaking up the nostalgia, having a thoroughly wonderful time (Sonic the Hedgehog 2, Mortal Kombat, Mario). I intend to create some future content on … Continue reading How to: Play Retro Video Games on Kodi (Nintendo, Sega, Atari and More)

How to: Connect a Bluetooth headset to Yamaha MusicCast system

How can I stream music from a MusicCast device to my Bluetooth headphones or speakers? Having recently purchased a pair of Sennheiser Momentum 2.0's to keep the neighbours happy i thought it worthwhile documenting my experience trying to pair them with my Yamaha RN402D¬†stereo amp. This should of been easy, but i tell you it … Continue reading How to: Connect a Bluetooth headset to Yamaha MusicCast system

How to: Upgrade ESXi 5.x to ESXi 6.0 (and enable Web Management Interface)

The following tutorial describes in simple steps the process to upgrade your ESXi 5.x hypervisor to version 6.0. In my case i was running ESXi 5.1 on a HP Proliant N54l microserver. We will be using SSH and the command line to perform the update. It's a very simple process but you need to ensure … Continue reading How to: Upgrade ESXi 5.x to ESXi 6.0 (and enable Web Management Interface)

How to: Install HDHomeRun DVR on a Synology NAS

The following tutorial describes in simple steps the process to¬†install the HDHomeRun DVR record engine on a Synology NAS. NAS Requirements: * x86 or ARM based CPU * 256MB RAM minimum * Must be running Linux * SSH access Step 1. Purchase a compatible HDHomeRun digital tuner. For terrestrial broadcast you need either a Connect/2 … Continue reading How to: Install HDHomeRun DVR on a Synology NAS