Tag: Gordon Schmidt

Video Review of the Nest Protect: Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm – HT149

Gordon Schmidt (@GWadeTech) and Kevin Schoonover(@schoondoggy1979) join Jim (@jcollison) for show #149 of Home Tech Podcast brought to you by the Average Guy Network. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: https://www.patreon.com/theaverageguy Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live or call in your questions or comments to be played on… Click for more / Podcast Player>

The Nest Protect – Smoke + CO Alarm: About, Unboxed and Installed

My Nest thermostat is not so lonely anymore!  Thanks to The Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund I have the pleasure of reviewing the latest from Nest. The Nest Protect is a smart smoke and carbon monoxide detector and that doesn’t take much when compared to the average home smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. The biggest and most interesting part of the Nest Protect for me is the fact that it doesn’t over react. I think we all have cooked something a little to well done and opened the oven to take care of the issue only to have another issue.

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The First Annual Home Server Show Meetup in Wisconsin- HT032

Jim and Gordon record a live show at the Home Server Show Meetup in Wisconsin, and has a chat with some of regulars from the show, including Christian, Bill, Mike and Rich. The guys discuss the experience of being remote to the Meetup, for those of us who couldn’t make it, as well as some… Click for more / Podcast Player>