Tag: HP

Drobo S, Computer Recycling, Upgrading Your Internet, No More Landline, HD Home Run Prime – HT049

Jim and Andrew are joined by Gary Johnson at The Average Guy for this week’s installment of the Home Tech Podcast. After the introductions, and weather reports from around the world, the guys kick off the show, talking about Jims’ search for a miniature computer to match to a Drobo S, and run Windows Home Server 2011. Gary warns against small form factor machines that can trap heat inside the case, and recommends using a drive such as the Seagate Momentus XT for a system drive for performance gains. Listen LIVE every Thursday night at http://TheAverageGuy.tv/live @ 6pP/8pC/9pE Listen Mobile:

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HP Touch Pad Fire Sale, Steve Job Resigns at Apple, Google Apps or Office 365 for Cloud Services and Hybrid Memory Cube Technologies – HT041

Jim and Andrew are joined by Rich O’Neil and John Zajdler for this weeks’ installment of the Home Tech Podcast. Don’t be confused at first that the show is an update from the Weather Channel or the “Natural Disasters Podcast”, as the guys talk about the bad weather that has been hitting the US in the past couple of months; this IS the Home Tech Podcast, and this week we’re discussing the news. Listen Mobile: The guys start off talking about the impossible task of trying to locate an HP TouchPad following the news last week to discontinue the now

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Purchased a New $99 HP WebOS TouchPad? 10 Productive Things You Can Do Forever without HP!

Regardless of whether or not HP supports your shiny new TouchPad in the future, here are 10 things you can do with it, right now, that will never require future HP support and are mostly free.  So pull it out of the box and let’s get started! 1.  Connect it to your web or Corporate Email.  I already wrote about this in a BYTE.com article, but email setup is fast and easy – even at work!  In most cases, you might even be able to do it by just knowing your corporate webmail settings.  If not, just check with your

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Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: HP TouchPad Fire Sale, WebOS’s Future – RRPG003

Were you one of the lucky few who found and picked up a “couldn’t give ‘em away a week ago” HP TouchPad tablet for $99? Well, people all over the US went crazy this past weekend trying to track down and acquire the elusive 16/32GB tablets which had been retailing for $399/$499 respectively. Listen Mobile: There had been some price drops the weekend before but nobody really saw this one coming. By late Friday night here in the US, folks were abuzz with the prospect of a fire sale.  By Saturday morning, they were roaming the aisles of their local

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HP TouchPad / WebOS: 28 Day Experiment – Day 14

I had no idea when I started this series of posts two weeks ago, that the events of this weekend around HP and the WebOS would cause this much upheaval.  At the end of my last post (Day 11) I came to the conclusion that if the price of the TouchPad dropped to below $200, it was worth buying.  I had no idea of what was to come. By Saturday AM, I awoke to a bunch of emails and tweets (some from you all) alerting me to the fact that some retailers had dropped the price of the 16GB Touch

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HP ends WebOS, the cost of AT&T text messaging, and NASA Science and Tech – HT040

Jim, Andrew and Christian, are joined by Chris Lux for this weeks’ installment of the Home Tech Podcast. With the thunderstorms rolling through Jim’s city threatening to stop the recording, the guys kicked it off hearing about Christian’s recent break at NASA Camp, and the various programs of work that NASA have coming in the future. Listen Mobile: A big week in tech news, with Google acquiring Motorola Mobility, and what the guys see as being the biggest news , that HP have announced that they will be discontinuing support for the WebOS platform, and associated devices such as the

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