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Windows Live Movie Maker, To the Cloud! What? Can Drobo Replace Drive Extender? – HT004

Jim, Brian and Christian’s pre-Christmas Show!  We start the show by covering Brian’s TAG Post on Windows Live Movie Maker and discover how to build great videos with this free software. We also cover those crazy Microsoft Commercials where people say, “To the Cloud!” and no one knows #160; We talk about each one of the commercials in depth and give the product solutions that Microsoft fails to give. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at Listen:   We put a post out there with the videos and the products used to achieve “cloudness!” Since we were on the topic, we ask the question, Do you really want to keep everything in the cloud?  There wasn’t a clear consensus! Finally, we cover Jim’s Drobo post on the Home Server Show Links: To the Cloud! How Do You Really Do That? Local Backup Windows Home Server Drobo Sharing and collaboration sites Windows Live Movie Maker Review Windows Live SkyDrive Office 2010 Google Docs Live MS Office The major incidents on the Internet in 2010 Cloud Backup Solutions Carbonite Dropbox Windows Live Mesh Christian’s Add-in Magic WOL Review on HSS Facebook Page: Facebook Group: If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice! Or, you can now stream the show online at at The Show Announcements and Schedule: Jim’s Twitter: Andrew’s Twitter: Contact Christian: Contact the show at Find us on Facebook: Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.
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How to Get Started Blogging, Using Lastpass and RoboForm for Managing Passwords and New iPhone or Android Apps – HT003

Brian, Christian and Jim are together again to talk “how-to” tech for the average home #160; In show #3, we added some new music for the intro and at the end of the show!  Make sure you listen all the way to the end. For our third Home Tech Show we talked about Blogging and micro-blogging. How To Get Started Blogging with Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at Listen: Other good sites for beginners – & & Microblogging sites – or News we covered: Gwaker Gets Hacked! Link to Lifehacker’s FAQ regarding the attack… Secure solutions for managing Passwords: RoboForm or LastPass EA Sports cuts prices on iPhone Apps iPhone apps – Kindle Reader & Pandora Android – LinkedIn for Android & Google Maps Windows Mobile – MortPlayer & Subsonic Facebook Page: Facebook Group: If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice! Or, you can now stream the show online at at The Show Announcements and Schedule: Jim’s Twitter: Andrew’s Twitter: Contact Christian: Contact the show at Find us on Facebook: Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.
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Facebook and Bing Bar and Browsers, Oh My! – HT002

The second show is up and running…and you won’t want to miss this one!  Once again joined by Brian, Christian and special guest John Zajdler from the Home Server Show, we talk about the changes that have most recently been made to Facebook, the worst rated wireless provider the US (guess who that can be?) and an iPhone App that saves lives. Brian covered some material on the Microsoft Bing Bar after feeling like we might have scared you away from tool bars last #160; Click here for his post. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at Listen: Got internet browser questions?  Christian covers them on this #160; He covers pros and cons of Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari and Firefox. We would love to get your feedback on the browser you #160; Post your comments here. Websites to Watch Brian – Christian – Jim – Facebook Page: Facebook Group: If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice! Or, you can now stream the show online at at The Show Announcements and Schedule: Jim’s Twitter: Andrew’s Twitter: Contact Christian: Contact the show at Find us on Facebook: Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network. Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by Adelaide. Hear more great tunes at
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The Beta Show! Windows Live Essentials 2011, Skype, Blogger, WordPress, Dropbox – HT001

Welcome to the first ever Home Tech #160; Brian Burgess and Christian Johnson join me, Jim Collison and special guest John Zajdler from the on a new podcast focused on Tech solutions for the Average #160; Got folks always asking you to help you with their new gadgets?  This is the podcast you want to have them listen to! Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at Listen Here: This week we spend most of the show focusing on Microsoft’s Windows Live Essentials #160; Brian’s most recent posts on the WLE 2011 and Live Mail set us up for some good discussion around the platform. Windows Live Essentials How to Setup Windows Live Essentials 2011 on Windows 7 Getting Started with Windows Live Mail on Windows 7 Skype Blogger / WordPress Dropbox Windows Live Essentials on Windows XP Website Picks of the Week Brian – Christian – Windows Live Essentials Intro and Exit Music from “Motion” by #160; Hear more great tunes at  Facebook Page: Facebook Group: If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice! Or, you can now stream the show online at at The Show Announcements and Schedule: Jim’s Twitter: Andrew’s Twitter: Contact Christian: Contact the show at Find us on Facebook: Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.
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