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#46 The Home Tech Podcast: Disk Defragmenting, In-flight Internet Access, Steve Jobs and Weather Stations
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Christian is back this week, taking a break from the school work for an hour or two, catching some time for technology!
After some updates from Bill and Christian, Jim tells us about his trip to the San Francisco Bay Area to visit Oracle World, and his visit to Drobo – watch out for the podcast that Jim recorded with Mario Blandini from Drobo while he was visiting. Jim tells us about the performance of in-flight Internet access on his flight, a great way to be able stay online whilst in a flight, and not have to resort to reading a book while flying!
#36 The Home Tech Podcast: Facebook Forums, A New RSS Feed, Netflix makes Changes, Spotify launches in the USA, Speed Tips and Cammster
Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Rich O’Neil for this weeks’ installment of the Home Tech Podcast.
After exploring the concept of a show, “Random with Rich” discussing random Tweets and stream items from Google+, the guys kick it off, discussing some of the issues Rich has had with his router and streaming media from his Windows 2011 Home Server, and the good and bad of Universal Plug and Play (UPnP).
After discussing the possibility of setting up some Average Guy Forums, a Facebook group for The Average Guy Podcast Network has been set up, which will allow followers of the show to interact with the hosts, and allow us to notify folks of up and coming events such as Live Recordings, Podcasts being published, and new posts to The Average Guy website.
Jim discusses the new RSS Feed for the Home Tech Podcast. For those of you who use iTunes, you can click to subscribe to the new feed. For other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice!
Moving on, the guys discuss the release Spotify in the US. Spotify is an online music streaming service that currently offers free accounts (via invitation), which gives you six months of unlimited streaming (which is defined as 10 hours). There are also subscription accounts available at $5 and $10 per month which include a PC client and offline downloads.