Free Christmas Music, Yoono, Uptime Robot, WordPress Updates, IBM goes Quantum, Tronsmart MK908 – HT147

Jim (@jcollison) has guests Christian Johnson and Kyle Wilcox (@kylejwx) for show #147 of Home Tech Podcast brought to you by the Average Guy Network.

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[3:29] Announcements]

[4:44] Christian’s Corner]

Public/private key authentication versus password based login to Linux systems.

Yoono social media – finally a replacement for Seesmic

Uptimerobot – the free awesome alternative to Pingdom

WordPress 3.8 – Ain’t she a beauty – Looks like now

IBM Goes Quantum – Building a smarter planet

[47:04] An update from Kyle]

Update on how my brother is using the Tronsmart android mini PC

Tronsmart MK908 Google Android 4.1 Mini PC TV Box RK3188 Quad Core 2G/8G BT Black by Tronsmart

PowerRocks / MagicStick Review

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Nest Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm by Nest

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[1:09:54] Lessons Learned in Christian’s First Semester in College]

Lessons learned from first term – life lesson’s that apply to everyone!  Eliminating distractions from home and work – the practical way – we will cover this in the post show They Say, I Say

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