Tag: Hard Drive

The Ins and Outs of the Modern Hard Drive, Outtake Conversation at the End – HT126

Jim (@jcollison) is joined this week by Andrew Morris (@unrealshots), Christian Johnson, Renny Phipps(@rennyphipps) and  Mike Howard from jpeg2RAW.com for Home Tech episode #126 What is the status of the modern hard drive?  We will cover what we own, how we fix them, SSD v Spinners, WD Reds v Greens, do faster drives matter, where… Click for more / Podcast Player>

3 Different Countries, Plex, 4 and 5 TB Hard Drives, Windows 8, HP Microserver N40L, Live Support Call, Outtakes – HT098

Jim, Christian and Andrew are joined this week by Bill Paulman (@BillPaulmenn) and John Zajdler (@Dieharder) for show 98 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 Listen Mobile: Warning!  This is a long podcast.  2 minutes of outtakes in the beginning, a… Click for more / Podcast Player>

Hotel Wireless, Best Buy, Snapon Tools and Monitor Stands – HT067

Jim was joined this week by jpeg2raw host Mike Howard, regular guest host Bill Paulmenn and special guest John Stutsman. It was a very funny show and we had a good time. We start the show with some discussion on hotel wireless access points based on a question from Michael Burris on Google+. We also… Click for more / Podcast Player>

Subsonic in Detail, HTC Evo 3D Review and Some Hard Drive Chat – HT038

It was a relatively quiet evening on the Home Tech Podcast!  Gary Johnson joined Jim (Andrew and Christian were both out of town) to discuss in detail a few topics.  The majority of the show focused around Subsonic and how Gary uses it in his Home Enterprise.  From the Subsonic site:   Listen Mobile: Subsonic… Click for more / Podcast Player>

Secure Data Deletion for the Average User

– by Rich O’Neil There’s been a lot of talk about secure deletion of data from a hard drive. How do you ensure that no one will ever read your personal data once you’ve decided to dispose of or repurpose a hard drive?  Maybe you want to hand down a hard drive to your kids but want to guard against them grabbing one of the many freely available data recovery utilities on the internet and taking a crack at your data. How do you deal with that? Are You Sure It Has Been Deleted? Everyone has their own idea about

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