Your Racks, New Windows Home Server, SyncBackFree, YouTube TV and the Zmodo Pivot – HGG389


Many of you posted your home PC racks to the Facebook group and they are great!  Thanks for letting us see into your world. Jim has a new Home Server in his and its easier than you think and he is using SyncBackFree to get it populated. Jim and Mike cover the benefits of YouTube TV and Jim purchased the Zmodo Pivot and covers some of the set up.   All this and more! Join Jim Collison / @jcollison  and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #389 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network.


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Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Racks, Windows 10, Windows Home Server, SyncBackFree, YouTube, YouTube TV, Zmodo Pivot

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