Category: Reviews & How-To’s

Hands on Review of the Anear LED Spotlight with PIR Motion Sensor

On Amazon: http://amzn.to/1OY6qHm Full Disclosure – This unit was provide to me by Anear with the express purpose of review and was not purchased. Notes: I was contacted from Anear about reviewing the Anear LED Spotlight with PIR Motion Sensor for the blog.  Since I had the perfect spot in the garage to install it, I took them up on the offer.  Currently in our garage, I have a switched light that we always end up leaving on since the switch is in a very bad location.  I installed a florescence light there to help with the energy savings, but

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Hands On Review with the Mohu Leaf 50 Indoor HDTV Antenna

I purchased the Mohu Leaf 50 on the recommendation of a friend on Facebook as a replacement for the two roof-top antennas I was using that I had installed inside my attic.  They were not giving me very good reception and the wife acceptance factor was dropping by the day!  Here is what I run inside the house. Windows 7 Media Center PC 1 – SiliconDust HDHomeRun HDHR-US Dual Networked High Def Digital Tuner http://amzn.to/1dUxpXA 8-VSB (ATSC over-the-air digital TV) QAM64/256 (unencrypted digital cable TV) IR Receiver (signal PC with a standard remote control) 100baseTX high speed network 1 –

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The Average Guy’s Windows 10 Know it Guyde

I spent some time three years ago making sure everyone had a simple guide for finding everything they would need for Windows 8 and you can find that here: https://theaverageguy.tv/2012/09/09/the-average-guys-windows-8-survival-guide/.  I thought it might be nice to make another one for Windows 10 and keep it up to date as well.  It’s a working document, growing and changing as time passes.  It can also be influenced by you.  Leave a comment here of your favorite Windows 10 resource, send me a link in twitter (https://twitter.com/jcollison), post it out to our Facebook group or send it to me in an email,

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The WWDC Has Exciting News for Hardcore Techies

By Maria Ramos – Guest Writer In this new decade, competition in the computing and gadgets sectors has reached a fervor not seen since the early days of the PC and gaming industries. After quite some time languishing in self-induced proprietary obscurity, Apple has begun to take the competition from the likes of Google very, very seriously. Apple’s plans to compete with the now juggernaut were made all too real at the recent WWDC, where a number of massive upgrades to existing Apple technology, as well as updates on forthcoming new marvels, were shown to the masses. With the increasing

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Hands on with the Tech Armor iPhone 6 Active Case, HD Ballistic Glass and Premium Lightning Cable

Contacted Back in April, I was contacted by Tech Armor to do a review of a few of their products.  Since I had just picked up the iPhone 6 in February, thought it would be great to look at a screen cover and case.  They also sent me a 6ft braided Lightning Cable in the box.  All items where shipped and delivered to me without purchase on my part.  I have been working with the products over the last several weeks to provide the best possible review Here is what was sent     Case I first tried out the

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Gear Update for the Average Guy Studios (Spring 2015)

It’s been a year since I produced a gear update.  Last year I purchase a new mixer and added a new PC to the mix.  You can find that update here: https://theaverageguy.tv/2014/06/14/new-pc-upgrade-for-the-averageguy-tv-studios-intel-core-i7-and-windows-8-1-update/ Web platforms – Web and Media Hosting Maplegrove Partners – founded by my podcasting partner Christian Johnson, this web and media hosting service has all the benefits and security like the big guys with all the best customer service and customizations of a small shop.  Christian is taking on new customers and podcasters at  https://maplegrovepartners.com/  I have been with MGP from the beginning and don’t plan to move

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