Tag: Computer

Mailbox, Fixit Feedback, Uber Events, Security Drones, DakBoard and Home Grilling Geeks? – HGG362

Join Jim Collison / @jcollison for show #362 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network      Join Jim Collison / @jcollison for show #362 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday… Continue reading

How to Navigate College Admissions: A Guide for High School Students Considering a Competitive or Standard Degree Program – HT112

Jim (@jcollison) is joined this week by long time host Christian Johnson (@TheWizBM) and later by the other host Andrew Morris (@unrealshots).  Christian announces for the first time that he has been accepted to the University of Maryland College Park for his freshman year of college.  Congratulation Christian!  It’s been great to take the ride… Continue reading

Taking Advantage of Free Cloud Storage for 3-2-1 Backup (Updated)

Even Backup guys need to practice and plan for good backup strategies.  As a Microsoft Windows Home Server MVP and podcaster with the Home Server Show, you would think that of all people, I would have my backup plans documented well and in order.  Well, I do, kind of.  I have been running a bit loose lately and I thought it was time to tightening things up. At home, I currently run a Windows Home Server (WHS) 2011 box with about 2TB of total storage space and 2 TB of storage to back those files up.  I also backup everything

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How to Configure Windows 7 Updates

If you’ve been a Windows user since XP, you probably know the importance of keeping the OS up-to-date. If you’re new to Windows or more specifically Windows 7, here we’ll take some time to go over the importance of making sure you have Windows Updates configured properly. If you want to help make sure that your PC is is more stable and less vulnerable to malicious attacks, the 2 main things to keep up-to-date is your Antivirus software and Windows Updates. The 2nd Tuesday of each month Microsoft has what’s called “Patch-Tuesday”. This is the day when Microsoft releases patches

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The BYOB (Build Your Own Box) Podcast #23

The boys at BYOB have a Big show this week. There is some new tech news. Mike and Michael talk about the Samsung Galaxy TAB. Michael talks about his Watercooled i7 rebuild. Tim Conquers the UEFI install. Having monitor envy? Looking for a multiple monitor setup? We have some suggestions to get you going in multi desktop glory.  Again thanks to all that participated in our first live show on November 27th..  We appreciate the support. Listen to the show #23 at:  http://homeservershow.com/byob-episode-23.html

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