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Network Security and Internet Safety for the Average Guy

I was asked to speak at out church recently on the topic of internet filtering at home and give some advice to parents about what they can do to protect their kids again some of the less than desirable content on the internet.  I have written and spoken about this before on the blog and podcast and will include some links below for anyone who would like to dig a little deeper.  In the mean time, here are some quick and essential tips on managing your home network’s safety and security.   Network Security 1.  Make Sure Your Hardware Is

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DeLorean Bicycle, Facebook, Google, Java, LastPass, Media Tagging, Oracle, Samsung Galaxy SIII and Smart Phones – HT074

Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this week by Mike Howard from jpeg2RAW and Renny Phipps for Show 74 of The Home Tech Podcast. The guys start off talking about the recent Facebook IPO, which started at $38 and closed at $33.03 at the end of the first day of trading. The guys discuss where… Continue reading

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

New SSD Drives, New Cloud Storage Options, Big Microsoft Changes, Samsung Galaxy S III – HT071

Jim and Andrew are joined this week by Gary Johnson (filling in for Christian) and Special Guest Chris Lux for show 71 of The Home Tech Podcast.  We chat about New SSD Drives, the newest in Cloud Storage Options (Google Drive, SkyDrive, Dropbox) as well as some big Microsoft changes with their software. MozyPro–secure online… Continue reading

Google’s Driverless Fleet, Open VPN, WIndows Phone and HD Home Run PRIME – HT050

Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined by Chris Lux at The Average Guy for this week’s installment of the Home Tech Podcast. Jim tells us about the Google Driverless Car Fleet, that has recently racked up 140,000 miles. The cars use a combination of GPS, LIDAR sensors and artificial intelligence to ensure the cars don’t… Continue reading

Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: Belarc Revisited, Home Raid Perils, WHS File/Folder Restoration, Google+, Podcasting – RRPG009

Mike Howard of jpeg2RAW once again joins us in the Google+ Hangout. This week’s topic include multi-monitor setups, Belarc Advisor, home-user RAID problems, Google+ pluses and minuses, and an extended discussion on podcasting and what it takes to get things rolling. Belarc – “System Management for the Internet Age” – is a software suite which… Continue reading