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This week, you could be mistaken that you’re listening to the Build Your Own Box Podcast, as the guys talk a lot of DIY, from building a pfSense router, an all-in-one PC, and adding secure storage to your home environment using the new ioSafe N2 NAS.
Jim tells us about his recent network upgrades, including his home network hardware and more recently his Internet connection, as well as adding a pfSense router to add some Internet filtering and to stabilize the performance of the upgraded connection.
Following from a post on the Facebook group from Jim Barton, the guys talk about cloud storage, and accumulating storage across the multiple offerings. Be sure to check out the Cloud Storage Know It Guyde for Cloud Storage options.
Mario Blandini on the Drobo 5N, GPS Tagging, and the success of the Raspberry Pi, After Show Video – HT103
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This week, The Average Guy Network is the first to break the news on the Drobo 5N, when the guys are joined by Special Guest, Mario Blandini from Drobo. Mario talks about some of the new features in the Drobo 5N, as well as some of the features that are coming to the entire Drobo range.
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Mike talks about the latest security flaws found in Java, and what this means to the average user.
Mike and Andrew talk about Geotagging your photos in Adobe Lightroom, and a GPS logging application called GPS Logger for Android. Fitness tracking applications such as Runkeeper and Endomondo also give you the ability to create the required GPS Log to enable tagging of your images.
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The guys start off the show hearing about Renny’s recent trip to the USA, before moving on to Renny telling us about the “God Mode” within Windows 7, which is a Windows 7 Easter Egg that allows you to create a folder containing all of the Control Panel shortcuts in one folder.
Renny also talks about this 2013 goal of tidying up his Home Technology, assessing the hardware and applications he has, and performing a bit of a Spring Clean.
The guys talk a about recycling options for disposing of old computer hardware, with options like Best Buy in the USA, Officeworks in Australia, local council clearances, or archiving old hardware in the home.
For those of us who use multiple cloud storage providers, the guys talk about the ideal service to enable synchronization of data between providers without having to download and upload the data.
96 Home Tech Podcast: Lost in Tech; Surface, One-Time Passwords, Remote Access Solutions, and a LastPass Giveaway!
Jim and Andrew are joined this week by Nathaniel Lindley and this week Greg Welch for Show 96 of The Home Tech Podcast.
The guys start off the show talking about LastPass, who have released a version of the application for Windows 8, with Nathaniel telling us how one-time passwords work with LastPass, which is a handy feature for family members to access your online credentials should you die. The guys go on to talk a little about removing your online presence from social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.
Be sure to check out our giveaway, where you can win a 12 month LastPass Premium subscription.
Nathaniel and Greg talk about their experiences with their Surface RT devices, and their thoughts on the usefulness of device in the long term, or if they would wait for the Surface Pro devices to hit the market in 2013.
Jim and Andrew are joined this week by John Stutsman and Mike Howard from jpeg2RAWfor Show 91 of The Home Tech Podcast.
Jim and John give us a quick debrief on the Home Server Show meet-up that was held last week before the guys kick off with the show.
The guys talk about the Windows 8 release, which had already arrived in Australia, and was at the time of recording a few hours away in the US.
If you purchase Windows 8 Pro, you can upgrade until January 31st 2012 at no extra charge by receiving a key to the feature pack from Microsoft. Regular pricing for the Pro Pack upgrade feature after January 31st 2012 will default to $10.
The guys talk a bit about some of the Windows 8 applications that are starting to appear in the Microsoft Store, including the new version of Skype, Evernote, One Note MX, and various other applications.