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Christmas Gadget Wrap, SimpliSafe, Meater+, Apple Watch to Fitbit Solution, Xbox, VR and Untangle – HGG384

   It’s the post Christmas episode with Jim and ; Both cover the new gadgets that they got for Christmas and even some that they didn’t! We cover some questions from the Facebook group and close it out with a look at Untangle. All this and more! Join Jim Collison / @jcollison  and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #384 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network.
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The Big BBQ and Grill Show for September 2018 – HGG372

 On this episode, we have Mike Howard and Mark Robson join us to talk all things grilling and BBQ. Mike Wieger also covers some updated from iOS 12 and Lastpass. So join Jim Collison / @jcollison  and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #372 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network
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Omaha and the CWS, Disposable Grills, D-Link Security Cams and Echogear Surge Protectors – HGG359

Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #359 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network      Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #359 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, NCAA College World Series, CWS, Omaha, Grill, BBQ, D-Link, Security Cam, APC, Battery Backup Cyber Frontiers 44 out soon   HGG Bingo  –   Conversation Kyle Wilcox June 9 at 4:52pm (Click here to see the picture) I don’t understand all this fancy grill tech you guys are talking about. I just go in the back yard and light some wood on fire. SuperGrill 8001 Disposable Portable Instant Barbeque – ————————————————————————- Emily Peck Prokop Yesterday at 9:45am (Click here to join the conversation) The camera is coming today and I’ve been reading more of the reviews and came across this one, in which the owner used it to catch his wife cheating!  My husband and I have been trying to figure out exactly what’s going on in the picture, though. Emily Peck Prokop 1 hr Thanks for the camera recommendation. All I’ve been doing is looking at my cat sleeping while I’m downstairs. D-Link HD WiFi Security Camera – Indoor – Night Vision – Remote Access – Works with Google Assistant – Casting – Streaming (DCS-936L) – ————————————————————————- Kevin Schoonover shared a link. June 9 at 9:24pm Another Dad’s day tech gift idea. Great for cable modem and router: APC Back-UPS BGE90M 125 VA 75 Watts 3 Outlets 2-USB Charging Ports UPS $ —————————————————————————— Kyle Wilcox June 10 at 3:00pm I’m setting up Backblaze backup now. I want to have several months to get everything settled in place before Crashplan shuts down in October. I have 2 computers to backup. Is anyone using the groups option with Backblaze? I want combined billing for 2 computers. I can’t tell if it’s better to just login with my account on my wife’s computer or set up her own account and use the groups. ——————————————————————————— Mike – what were the results of the poll you put out in the FB group? ——————————————————————————– Randy Cantrell 6 hrs What do the average guys and gals think about the ideal way to convert a non-smart TV into a smart TV (for streaming Netflix mostly)? Roku Ultra has been suggested, but I’d like to know what the brainiacs around here think. Gracias!   News Jim – What am I watching on Youtube?  Lots of coverage of Hawaii and the disaster that is happening there.   Reviews Jim’s new D-Link DCS-936L – Set up was super easy.  Mounts just about anywhere (power cord is a little short). Wifi connect via phone. You HAVE to really have an SD card for it to be productive.  Still trying to get the videos to play off my phone. D-Link app is pretty basic. – ECHOGEAR On-Wall Surge Protector With 6 Pivoting AC Outlets & 1080 Joules of Surge Protection – Low Profile Design Installs Over Existing Outlets To Protect Your Gear & Increase Outlet Capacity – RENPHO Bluetooth Scale – $29 ;th=1     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 BBQ and Grilling Show for Spring 2018 – HGG350

Mike Howard / @jpeg2raw and Mark Robson join Jim Collison / @jcollison for show #350 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network      Mike Howard / @jpeg2raw and Mark Robson join Jim Collison / @jcollison for show #350 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, Bacon, Griddle, BBQ, Grill, Weber, Smoke, Rec Tec, Traeger Mark’s New grill – c/w second shelf  – -upgrade to new grill 🙂 -New igniter and fire pot – -New Controller (wifi and dual monitoring probes, plus super smoke) – no link available Smoke thermometer (existing, but with new wifi gateway) – – BBQ Courses -seeing more and more availability, look in your area. -Ottawa courses – Upgrade to my Traeger Lil’Tex -new PID controller, updated fan(high current) and auger – Homemade Poortex (Poor man’s Vortex) – The original – Weber Kettle rotisserie –;locale=en-CA&tag=googcana-20&tag=googcana-20&ref=pd_sl_6udaobovk9_e Himalayan salt plate Mike H Griddle (I have the 36” Blackstone) Bacon press for griddle (I have the 36” Blackstop) – ;colid=1JZ6812YSSV65&psc=1&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it Grease slide mod for griddle – Griddle Cover that can also be used as a backsplash – BBQ School – New Rec Tec porcelain lid, I am waiting for the red to be back in stock –   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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