Jim Collison / @jcollison is joined by Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #348 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network

 

 

Jim Collison / @jcollison is joined by Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #348 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network

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Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Internet Archive, Gaming, Hard Drives, SSD, Backup, Pixel 2, Project Fi


News

Jim – The Internet Archive put your favorite LCD handheld games online

https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/19/17138752/internet-archive-handheld-history-collection-game-emulator-mame

Jim – From the Facebook group – World’s largest SSD capacity now stands at 100TB – https://www.engadget.com/2018/03/19/nimbus-data-releases-record-100tb-ssd/ credit Jon Biggs

Mike – Genetically engineered beers could make IPA’s cheaper and tastier – https://www.forbes.com/sites/ericmack/2018/03/20/genetically-engineered-beers-biotech-make-hoppy-ipas-much-cheaper/#930a7e75910d

Here’s a rugged coffee maker that runs off power tool batteries https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/3/20/17141972/makita-cm501dz-rugged-coffee-maker-cordless

 

Feature

Jim – I am starting to make the switch from my Windows 10 files server backed up by Crash Plan to my Morro Date 1TB box using Backblaze B2.  Moved 65 GB over the weekend. Will move more in the coming weeks to fit my cap. Will drop crash plan when I am done.

https://h20195.www2.hpe.com/v2/Getdocument.aspx?docname=c04111079

Mike – Got rid of my two bay QNAP NAS and moved everything over to the Windows 10 R710 with all backup to Backblaze.

https://www.dell.com/downloads/global/products/pedge/r710-spec-sheet.pdf

 

What am I working on?

Jim – Sarah has a new Pixel 2 on Project Fi phone coming this weekend.  Both my #3 and $4 boys are on it and love it.

Jim- New USB 3 card added to the Burst Box – Results?  http://amzn.to/2IDjJBj  Feb Smart 4 Ports USB 3.0 Super Fast 5Gbps PCI Express(PCIe) Expansion Card for Windows XP,7,Vista,8,8.1,10 Desktop Computer-Build in Self-Powered Technology-No Need Additional Power Supply(FS-U4-Pro)

Mike – I deleted the facebook app from my phone. Not because of privacy, because of content. Planning my next long term storage

 

 

Catch the post-show for the Crypto conversation.  Lots of talk about Burst.  If you are starting on Burst and need a faucet or coins to get your started, I have provided a solid faucet.  http://burstfaucet.online


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