Category: Home Gadget Geeks

Home Gadget Geeks

Document Scanning at Home, Facebook, WiseStamp Email Signatures, and iDevice Facial Recognition – HT026

Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Mike Howard and John Zajdler for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys kick off talking about Document Management for the Average Guy.  For those of you who still mange your records via a filing cabinet and paper records, this topic is for you.  Mike tells us about his preferred scanner the Fujitsu Snapscan S1300, and how he chose the software that he uses.  The guys discuss the products and methods they use to scan and store their documents, how they rename and search their scanned documents, the benefits of

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i-Robot, Rainmeter, Youtu.be, MentionMap, Angry Birds Browser Edition, and Skype is now a Microsoft Company – HT025

Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Bill Paulmenn for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. For anyone who has been off the grid for the past week, the guys start off discussing what is possibly the most interesting acquisition of the year, being the recent Microsoft purchase of Skype for $8.5 billion US, and what this could mean for the future of Skype as we currently know it, use it, and most days, love it! Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live. Listen Mobile: The guys talk about the way they currently

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Cyber-attacks, Online Security, Wuala goes Mobile, Top Ten Tablets, Facebook Events, 7stacks, Password Management and DNS Benchmarking – HT024

Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Gordon Schmidt for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys kick off with Christian giving a quick insight regarding the change in his development methodologies for his Windows Home Server add-in, Magic Wake-On LAN given the change in technology between original Windows Home Server and the new Windows Home Server 2011. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live. Listen Mobile: Jim talks about the latest news regarding the recent cyber-attack on the Sony PlayStation Network and the steps you can take to make sure your

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Google Apps for Domains, File Recovery from Hard Drives and Memory Cards, Hulu Plus, Colour Calibration, and Yahoo! has sold Delicious – HT023

Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by good friend of the show, Chris Lux for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. With everyone back on deck, and the Skype Gods working in their favor, the guys kick off with some listener feedback from Michael in Connecticut who shares with the show how he uses the often talked about SyncToy to copy his critical data between his Windows Home Server, and his cloud storage provider of choice, Mozy. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live. Listen Mobile: Moving on from backups, Jim talks about

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Facebook Security, Office 365, Sanitizing Hard Disks, Data Sync and Streaming Media – HT022

With Christian on his music tour, and Andrew unwell, Jim is joined by Mike Howard and Rich O’Neil for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys kick off talking about Facebook changing their default security settings without notifying the user community.  For those of you who had changed your Facebook security settings to use https by default, be sure to check your Facebook security settings to make sure that your settings are how you want them.  To check, log into your Facebook account, go to Account Settings, Settings, (or click here) and expand the Account Security area,

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Removing Malware with Microsoft Security Essentials or Malwarebytes, Easy Transfers, Video Sharing, Virtualization and A Google A Day – HT021

Jim, Christian and Andrew are this week joined by Mike Howard for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys start off talking about their choice of Virus and Malware removal tools, with Microsoft Security Essentials, Avira AntiVirus, Malwarebytes, McAfee Stinger and various Symantec Removal Tools, as well as the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, which comes from Microsoft via Windows Update. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live. Listen Mobile: Jim talks about using the Microsoft Easy Transfer Wizard for moving files off an infected machine, as well as moving the files

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