Tag: Apple

The Disaster that is Windows 8? iPad Mini, LastPass Giveaway, Pogoplug Giveaway – HT097

Jim and Christian are joined this week by Gordon Schmidt (G.Wade's Knee Jerk Reaction) and special guest Ces White (www.dexine.tv) for show 97 Lots of connectivity and sound issues this week.  Apologies for the sound quality for most of the podcast. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: https://www.patreon.com/theaverageguy Join us for the show live… Continue reading

If This Then That, Security Issues and Cloud Storage – HT087

Jim and Andrew are joined this week by Gordon Schmidt for Show 87 of The Home Tech Podcast. The guys kick off the show talking about using Windows 8 with multiple monitors, replacing failed hardware components, and upgrading laptops to Windows 7 or Windows 8 from Windows Vista to improve the user experience. The guys… Continue reading

A Review of The NEST Thermostat

I was first introduced to the Nest as I was scrolling through my large list of RSS feeds in Google Reader in the fall of 2011.  Since then my interest has grown in the product.  The idea is perfect… take one of the items in your house, the thermostat and make it better. In the past the Nest was sold only through the website www.nest.com but on May 8th, 2012 the Nest became available at Lowes and more recently at the Apple stores and Amazon.com. It is always nice when a product comes to a local retail store so I

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Oracle v Google, Bing and Facebook, IE Only on Windows 8, NEST, Vudu and Microsoft v Apple Sales Numbers – HT072

Jim and Christian are joined this week by special guest Gordon Schmidt for show 72 of The Home Tech Podcast.  We tried using the very new Google+ Hangout feature called “On Air.”  The show video is now available on YouTube at the Average Guy Podcast Channel.  Give it a try. MozyPro–secure online backup for businesses… Continue reading

Drobo HQ in San Jose, Disk Defragmenting, In-flight Internet Access, Steve Jobs and Weather Stations – HT046

Jim and Andrew and Christian are joined by Bill Paulmenn for this week’s installment of the Home Tech Podcast. For those of you hearing the show via iTunes or your podcatcher of choice, thanks for switching feeds – if your friends are missing this episode, please remind them to switch to the new feeds –… Continue reading

SSD Drives, RAID, UNRAID, Apple, Android and Windows Phone 7, Rich’s Random Podcast Generator Beta – HT037

One weekend, Rich O’Neil (and some of tech guys that hang around the Home Server Show Podcast) thought, “what would happen if we just recorded some of the conversations we have around our tech stuff?”  The result was this podcast that we recorded on July 31st.  Rich’s Random Podcast Generator was born!  Interested in your… Continue reading