Summer Gadget Bash and Back to School Gadgets Reviews – HGG226

Mike Wieger from Wieger Tech and the Open Mike Night Podcast  joins Jim for show #226 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community.

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Home Server Show meetup in Indy – Officially at Holiday Inn Express, Fishers Indiana. September 12


iDevices iGrill Mini by iDevices

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71649Vf 2dL._SL1500_GoPro HERO4 SILVER by GoPro for $399.99

  • Built-In Touch Display: Frame your shots. Easily adjust settings. Play back videos and photos. Improved Camera Control: New dedicated button enables quick access to camera settings. Simplified menus make navigating settings easier than ever.
  • Fast, Powerful Photo Capture: Captures high-quality 12MP photos at speeds of up to 30 fps.
  • Built-In WiFi + Bluetooth: Delivers enhanced connectivity to the GoPro App, Smart Remote
  • Protune – Now for Video + Photos: Cinema-quality capture and manual control of color, ISO limit, exposure and more. Night Photo Lapse: Customizable exposure settings up to 30 seconds for single and Time Lapse Photos. Auto Low Light: Automatically adjusts frame rates for optimal low-light performance. High-Performance Audio: New Audio System captures clean, high fidelity sound and nearly 2x the dynamic range. Ultra Wide-Angle Glass Lens: Enables engaging, immersive footage of you and your world. Selecable FOV: Three FOV settings – Ultra-Wide, Medium and Narrow – allow for a broad range of perspectives. HiLight Tag: Mark key moments while recording for easy playback, editing, and sharing. QuikCapture: Power on and record automatically with the press of a single button. SuperView: Captures the world’s most immersive wide-angle field of view.
  • Durable + Waterproof to 131′ (40m): Designed to withstand extreme environments and conditions. Wearable + Mountable: Enables immersive self-capture during your favorite activities. Compatible with all GoPro Mounts: 60+ mounts and accessories – and counting – for capturing a wide variety of perspective and activities. GoPro App + Software: Control your camera remotely. View and share your content. Easily create gorgeous GoPro-style videos.

GoPro HERO4 Session by GoPro for $399.99

  • Smallest, lightest GoPro yet
  • Durable and waterproof to 33′ (10m), no housing needed
  • Easy one-button control, power up and capture videos or photos with a single press
  • Professional quality up to 1440p30, 1080p60 and 720p100 video
  • 8MP photos with 10 fps Burst

Lexar High-Performance MicroSDHC 633x 32GB UH… by Lexar

GoPro Headstrap Mount + Quick Clip by GoPro

GoPro 3-Way Grip, Arm, Tripod by GoPro

Black Pro All Accessory Kit for Gopro Hero4 S… by Black Pro


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UE MINI BOOM Wireless Bluetooth Speaker – B… by UE for $90.35

  • Huge Sound: UE MINI BOOM is the small speaker that delivers unexpectedly bold, jaw-dropping sound with crystal clear highs and deep bass
  • Add a Second Speaker – Wirelessly connect two UE MINI BOOMs together in stereo via the UE MINI BOOM app to double up the awesomeness with even huger sound
  • Party Longer – The rechargeable lithium-ion battery pumps out up to 10 hours of party-driving beats
  • Better Wireless – Stream music from any Bluetooth enabled device from up to 50 ft.; 50% farther than most other Bluetooth speakers
  • Music Everywhere – It is the perfect companion for your on-the-go lifestyle-ultra-compact design, simple controls and a crystal-clear speakerphone

71f8nGCjuDL._SL1500_Pebble Smartwatch Black by Pebble Technology Corp

  • View notifications from email, SMS, Caller ID, calendar and your favorite apps on your wrist.
  • Download watch faces and apps to suit your style and interests.
  • Control music playing on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora and more.
  • Rechargeable battery lasts 5-7 days on a single charge
  • Compatible with both Apple and Android devices
  • Compatible with both Apple (iOS 6 and higher) and Android devices (OS 4.0 and higher)


81H3qgtcD4L._SL1500_Jim uses a Garmin Forerunner 220 Red –

Garmin has a new 225 out – Garmin Forerunner 225 by Garmin for $299.99

  • WRIST-BASED HEART RATE – Run without a strap – the Forerunner 225 uses a built-in sensor to measure heart rate at the wrist
  • GRAPHIC INTERFACE – A colorful gauge shows your zone at a glance: warm-up (gray), easy (blue), aerobic (green), threshold (orange) or maximum (red).
  • GPS – GPS-enabled, Forerunner 225 provides accurate distance and pace data. You can also view your run on a map when you upload to Garmin Connect.
  • ACCELEROMETER – A built-in accelerometer provides distance and pace data when you’re running indoors, with no need for a separate foot pod
  • ACTIVITY TRACKING – It doubles as a watch and activity tracker. Count steps, calories and distance throughout the day. The move bar with vibration alert motivates you to move when you’ve been sitting too long. (sleep monitoring as well)


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We will talk about this with Mike Howard on a future podcast.  Philips 432682 Hue Personal Wireless Lighting… by Philips


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Windows 10 Tip – Make your password a PIN.  Available in Window 8, but not in 7

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