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Olympic Drones, Pizza Robots, Google and Facebook are Listening and SpaceX Rocket Concerts – HGG345

Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech are here for show #345 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network      Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech are here for show #345 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at Full show notes and video at Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Winter Olympics, Pizza, Drones, Robots, Google, Facebook, SpaceX, Rocket Concerts News: Which will come first?  The Pizza or your eggs?  High-tech drones steal the show at the Winter Olympics – Facebook “Protect” Option installs a VPN on your phone… but of course Facebook now sees all of your phone traffic. It installs the facebook owned Onavo Protect VPN app. Google Ad Blocker – chrome will now block “intrusive ads” by default.   Feature Space X Falcon Heavy Launch and what it means for Space in the Future What am I working on? Jim – Finishing up adding all 12 x 8TB drives to the burst box. Not all USB 3 ports are created equal.  My core i7 box couldn’t handle the load.  The AMD box did.  Using 2 USB3 x 10 powered hubs The Seagate USB drives I purchased will get hot if not give enough space. Purchase special plugs to make it all work. $50 rack from Home Depot to organize Jim – Update for Nvidia Shield last week Catch the post-show for the Crypto conversation.  Lots of talk about Burst.  If you are starting on Burst and need a faucet or coins to get your started, I have provided a solid faucet.   Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust.  For more information visit
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The Big Drone Show – HGG338

Dave McCabe from and Keith Lundsford @kluns4rd joins Jim Collison @jcollison and Mike Wieger @WiegerTech for show #338 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network     Dave McCabe from and Keith Lundsford  joins Jim Collison and Mike Wieger for show #338 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at Full show notes and video at Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Drones, DJI, DJI Spark DJI Spark, Fly More Combo – DJI Phantom 4 Pro Quadcopter Drone Camera – Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust.  For more information visit
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Mike Wieger is Back and Dave Crawford from Microsoft – HGG330

Mike Wieger, @WiegerTech joins Jim Collison, @jcollison for show #330 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network     Mike Wieger joins Jim Collison  for show #330 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) at ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at Full show notes and video at Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Dave Crawford, Mike Wieger, Drones, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Hyper-V, Microsoft, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, You can catch the complete video with Dave Crawford at Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust.  For more information visit
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The One from Infotec 2017, Drones, HoloLens and the State of the Browser – HGG304

Listen Mobile: Jim Collison  replays 2 interviews from Infotec 2017 for show #304 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network. Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) at ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at Full show notes and video at Infotec 2017 Bonus – Brian Seger – Infotec 2017 Bonus – Dustin Tauer – Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust.  For more information visit Catch all the subscription links at Facebook Group: Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact the show at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at
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Looking Ahead to Tech in 2016, Home Automation, Drones and Augmented vs Virtual Reality – HGG243

Listen Mobile:   Join Jim Collison  and Mike Howard (@jpeg2raw) from for show #243 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) at ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: or if you are in Canada, use WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at or call in your questions or comments to be played on the show at (402) 478-8450 Full show notes and video at Catch the video on Blab: Some obvious ones? Self Driving Cars – How far will they progress Drones – Will Amazon get its wish? What about some of the battles? What will we see in Home Automation?  Lights, Cameras and Action (Home Security), IFTTT Will the watch evolve even further? Apple Watch, Microsoft Band, Samsung Galaxy Gear Augmented Reality v Virtual Reality?  Who will come out ahead in this battle for eyeballs Robots – is this the year we actually see some helpful robots? Who will win the the area of Virtual Assistant?  Siri, Google or Contana.  What about Facebook M? What happens with Home Computing? Five predictions IBM Made in 2011 So, on top of mind reading machines what tech does IBM think will change our lives by 2016?  You will make your own energy: Anything that moves has the potential to create energy. Your running shoes, your bicycle and even the water flowing through your pipes can create energy. You will not need a password: Your biological makeup is the key to your individual identity, and soon, it will become the key to safeguarding it. Mind reading is no longer science fiction: Scientists are researching how to link your brain to your devices, such as a computer or a smartphone, so you just need to think about calling someone and it happens. The digital divide will cease to exist: In five years, the gap between information haves and have-nots will narrow considerably due to advances in mobile technology. Junk mail will become priority mail: Think about how often we’re flooded with advertisements we consider to be irrelevant or unwanted – it doesn’t have to be that way anymore. Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust. For more information visit Catch all the subscription links at Facebook Group: Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact the show at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at
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