Tag: Hard Drive

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 very full podcast and a 20 minute support call with IX Webhosting at the end.  I hope you enjoy listening as much as we did creating it! http://www.plexapp.com/ Pogoplug Giveaway 4 and 5 TB Drives Team Viewer 8 If you are new to podcasts and

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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 had a suggestion from a listener named Bob who contacted us through my http://about.me/jcollison. We spent some time talking about disassembling hard drives. Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live. Listen Mobile: Listen LIVE every Thursday night at http://TheAverageGuy.tv/live @

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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 is a free, web-based media streamer, providing ubiquitous access to your music. Use it to share your music with friends, or to listen to your own music while at work. You can stream to multiple players simultaneously, for instance to one player in your kitchen

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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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