Category: Home Tech

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Erin Lawrence with Apple Airpods Max v Pro, Moen Smart Faucet and USB Outlets – HGG479

Erin Lawrence is back with us from https://techgadgetscanada.com as we discuss some issues that Jim is having with the new Mac Mini. Erin is purchasing the new Airpods Max to review even though she is just published a review on the Airpods Pro. She is currently doing some home renovations and is adding all kinds… Click for more / Podcast Player>

It’s all About the Mac, About the Mac, Some Windows (Sing it!) – HGG478

The Mac Mini M1 has arrived and Jim spends some time going over the studio set up, installs and moving all the applications over from Windows. He looks at Raindrop.io to manage browser favorites and Synergy to handle the KVM duties moving forward.  All that and more! Click for more / Podcast Player>

Coinbase Promo, GameStop Explained and PC Hardware Changes in the Studio – HGG477

With all that is happening with GameStop right now, we discover this technique is nothing new. Crypto traders have been doing this for the last several years! We discuss what happens to Jim’s studio now that the Mac Mini is arriving on February 5th and Mike talks about sleeping PCs. All that and more! Click for more / Podcast Player>

To Mac or Not to Mac, That is the Question – HGG476

In a follow up to the post show conversation from show 475, Jim works thru all the options in purchasing a new Mac. Mike and Jim talk about configurations, setup, use and then pulls the trigger. Catch all the action including some additional info on Channels, a look at Jim’s dashboards in Home Assistant and… Click for more / Podcast Player>

Plex vs Channels, Updates on Unraid and Home Assistant – HGG475

After months of lots negative feedback from Sarah about Plex, Jim finally takes the recommendation of Josh and Richard at Entertainment 2.0 and tries out Channels. You might be surprised what he finds. Mike and Jim also give an update on their Unraid and Home Assistant installs and finish the show with Jim possibly buying… Click for more / Podcast Player>