MiniDLNA Server and Raspberry Pi

DNLA NAS server with the help of MiniDLNA for your Raspberry Pi.

MiniDLNA is another one of those articles where I had to go bouncing around between various sites to truly get all of the details about how to setup and maintain MiniDLNA properly. For those who do not know what it is. DLNA stands for “Digital Network Living Alliance” and it’s a protocol used in many consoles, smartTV’s even phones as a standardized protocol that they can all communicate on (depending on video and encoder). The Raspberry Pi is perfect for such a project as it’s low power and can put out an ‘okay’ level of bandwidth can can handle most 720p videos and even some 1080p videos that are encoded well. This is also great if you want to have a constant library of music and pictures that you would like to share with your entire LAN for anyone in your house to view or play.

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AirPin – AirPlay and DLNA streaming on Ouya

My experiences with AirPin AirPlay for Ouya

If you have read my previous articles about AirPlay. You’ll know that I am no stranger to Apple and their magical protocol of transferring audio data from one device to another with the protocol known as “AirPlay”. However when it came to the Ouya it has been almost a dead topic. After-all; The Ouya is a cheap game system and could never be able to act as an AirPlay receiver of content like that. Or at least, so I thought.

This is not going to be a step by step guide as that would involve me showing you how to root your Ouya to access the GooglePlay store. Although this program works without your Ouya being rooted. You would have to think of more creative ways of getting those APKs onto your Ouya without the assistance of GooglePlay and I can’t show you that! I like my web provider very much thank you!

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