Home Gadget Geeks

What Matters with Smart Phones, Call in Questions on DNS Security, Laptop Encryption, Windows 8 Issues and Outtakes – HGG205

John Zajdler (@Dieharder) and Mike Howard (@jpeg2raw) from join Jim () for show #205 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: or if you are in Canada, use WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at or call in your questions or comments to be played on the show at (402) 478-8450 Full show notes and video at Listen Mobile:     Starting March 12, we will have a new host joining me on Home Gadget Geeks.  Mike Wieger is a podcaster and tech guy from and hosts his own show called Open Mike Night at and a brand new podcast he does with his wife called Suit and Scrubs at   He also lives in Omaha!  Mike will bring a wealth of knowledge around tech and gadgets and will be a huge addition to network.  Open Mike Night will transform into a completely Apple focused podcast and join the list of podcasts over at Bought a seemingly sweet holder for my phone for the car ;camp=213733&creative=393185&creativeASIN=B00PGJWYJ0&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=RBI4TE5OH3EL7STT&psc=1 Mike: Items Mike purchased lately Mediasonic hard drive enclosure – ;camp=213733&creative=393185&creativeASIN=B003YFHEAC&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=3HQWUHCQQZH5P4NJ&psc=1 4TB Hard drive – ;camp=213733&creative=393185&creativeASIN=B00HHAJRU0&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=5VAEATCKMAHVHP5L&psc=1 Mike’s tip to the guys The quote: “One rose for every day of the week I spend thinking of you”   Catch all the subscription links at Facebook Group: Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact the show at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at
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Chris Barns from thEndUsr, Best of CES 2015, Home Automation, Smart Watches, Windows Media Center Alternatives – HGG198

John Zajdler (@Dieharder) is back again this week and is joined by Chris Barns (@chrishalebarnes) from of the Digital Media Zone () with Jim () for show #198 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: or if you are in Canada, use WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at or call in your questions or comments to be played on the show at (402) 478-8450 Full show notes and video at Listen Mobile:   ThEndUsr Podcast – LG Electronics UM95 34UM95 34-Inch Curved Screen ;camp=213733&creative=393177&creativeASIN=B00JR6GCZA&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=IJ37J6HHIJTKPUN3&qid=1420940817&sr=8-1&keywords=curved+4k+monitor The Intel HDMI Compute Stick – Fitness Bands Microsoft Band – Fitbit Surge Fitness Superwatch, Black, Large by Fitbit ;camp=213733&creative=393177&creativeASIN=B00N2BWF6Q&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=UWLLKAGURP23Q3CM&qid=1420941210&sr=8-1&keywords=Fitbit+surg Fitbit Charge HR Wireless Activity Wristband, Bl… by Fitbit ;camp=213733&creative=393177&creativeASIN=B00N2BW2PK&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=GTTDWCQPUOQEMXUQ&qid=1420941721&sr=8-1&keywords=fitbit+charge+hr Garmin Vivosmart – Black (Large) by Garmin for $ ;camp=213733&creative=393177&creativeASIN=B00N7MGPES&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=5QCPR2ARCPSU4EDX&qid=1420941277&sr=8-9&keywords=garmin+vivofit Garmin Vivofit Fitness Band – Black by Garmin ;camp=213733&creative=393185&creativeASIN=B00HFPOXM4&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=LVOWQTNP274AUHIX&qid=1420941277&sr=8-1&keywords=garmin+vivofit Garmin 220 – ;qid=1420941635&sr=8-1&keywords=Garmin+220 Home Automation SmartThings Smart Home Starter Kit (NEWEST … by SmartThings for $ ;camp=213733&creative=393177&creativeASIN=B00N97U7U4&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=OAS65UE5WFWFDSQT&qid=1420941965&sr=8-2&keywords=smartthings INSTEON 2244-224 New Starter Kit by Insteon for $ ;camp=213733&creative=393177&creativeASIN=B00CMUFTPC&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=LEABGAGPKAXDAKFA&qid=1420942052&sr=8-10&keywords=insteon Catch all the subscription links at Facebook Group: Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact the show at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at
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Technology for the New Year, Skype Translator, Printable Solar Panels, Star Wars, Foldable Screens and New Tablets – HGG197

John Zajdler (@Dieharder), John Stutsman (@JohnStutsman), Mike Howard (@jpeg2raw) from and Christian Johnson joins Jim () for show #197 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Happy New Year from the AverageGuy Network and we podcast on the very first day of 2015!  With lots of great things ahead, there was lots to #160; See the show notes below or at the link at the bottom of this post. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: or if you are in Canada, use WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at or call in your questions or comments to be played on the show at (402) 478-8450 Full show notes and video at Listen Mobile:     Read and Subscribe to TAG Newletter – Skype Translator – Printable Solar Panels – Samsung Foldable Screens – Star Wars Episode 7 – The Internet of Things – Fitbit Surge – New juicer – ;camp=213733&creative=393185&creativeASIN=B008P8LAVW&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=R6LI43AFBWLQLSLK&psc=1 Excel PowerBI – Power Query – Power Pivot – HP Stream 7 32GB Windows Tablet ;camp=213733&creative=393177&creativeASIN=B00NSHLVD2&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=VBSCV5XAZQMDBXOS&qid=1420248138&sr=8-1&keywords=hp+stream+7 Toshiba Encore Mini WT7-C16MS Signature Edition ;camp=213733&creative=393177&creativeASIN=B00NJQADMW&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=DOTMJEPW5CVPPXVQ&qid=1420248244&sr=8-4&keywords=toshiba+tablet+7 Mouse without Borders – Microsoft Windows MultiPoint Server – Christian’s new hosting platform – Windows 10 – Catch all the subscription links at Facebook Group: Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact the show at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at
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Home Gadget Geeks

Richard Hay from Windows Observer talks Windows 10 Technical Preview – HGG190

Richard Hay, Microsoft MVP for Windows from and on Twitter at and John Zajdler (@Dieharder) joins Jim () for show #190 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Rich Hay walks and talks us through the some of the new features that now available in Windows 10 Technical Preview in build 9841 as was well as the additional ones now on the latest update 9860.  With a walk through demo helps us visualize all the latest changes. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: or if you are in Canada, use WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at or call in your questions or comments to be played on the show at (402) 478-8450 Listen Mobile:       What’s new in the Windows 10 Preview?  what are you running it on? Do I have to install 41 or can I go right to 60? Start Menu Everything now runs in a window Snap Enhancements New Task View Multiple Desktops New in the Update: Notification Center Slow and Fast Where are you at with the Surface? Catch all the subscription links at Facebook Group: Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact the show at Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at
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Home Server Show

Getting the Band Back Together and Some Windows 10 Preview on Home Server Show 271

So we got the band back together with John Zajdler joining us for HSS 271.  Dave covers the Drive Pop Deal that recently went south.  We cover some Plex and the problems with finding WHS 2011 licenses.  Window 10 Technical Preview is now out and we cover both the Desktop and Server version. Find the audio and links to the video at Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: and in Canada at This podcast is a member of The Geeks Network.
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Cloud Storage Options with Storage vs Sync, Recovery with Recuva and Funny Cultural Sayings – HGG175

Renny Phipps(@rennyphipps) and John Zajdler (@Dieharder) join Jim (@jcollison) and for show #175 of Home Tech Podcast brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. We chatted about Cloud storage and the idea of Upload vs Sync as well as a short discussion on file recovery with Recuva.  We finished the show with a humorous look at saying from Australia. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at or call in your questions or comments to be played on the show at(402) 478-8450   Listen Mobile:     Home Server Show Meetup in Indy – Sep 20 – register Home Gadget Geek Cloud Storage Guide – We talked some about recovering file that have been deleted. Zero Assumption Recovery – Quiz If I were: Calling Burke on the white phone; Technicolour yawning; or Having a chunder What would I be doing? If I were described as: Having a few roos loose in the top paddock; Unable to run a choko vine over a dunny; Lights are on but nobody is home.; or Two bricks short of a load. Things Americans get wrong “Rooting” has nothing to do with supporting a team. An Ass is a member of the equine family, an arse is part of the anatomy “Pissed” is not angry but “pissed-off” is Pissed means drunk as in “pissed as a fart” or “pissed as a tick” Do something Piss or get off the pot Have a go ya mug Obvious Does the Pope kiss concrete? No s$%^ Sherlock Busy Flat out like a lizard drinking As busing as a Beirut bricky As  busy as a one-armed paper hanger Full As full as a state school port rack Full as a goog Really? Struth Fair dinkum? Assorted fictitious things Bunyips Drop bears a gomerator Strong Built like a brick shit house 3 Pick handles wide Cold Freeze the balls off a brass monkey As cold as a mother-in-laws kiss Cold as the hair on a polar bear’s bum. Close Within a bees dick A poopteenth Fast or enthusiastic Like a rat up a drain pipe Like a mormon to a Malvern Star Misc Bogan Couldn’t pull the skin off a rice pudding More front than Myer’s (Rat with a gold tooth) As useless as an ashtray on a motorbike Batting for the other team Blind mullet ( aka a turd in the sea … aka Bondi cigar ) I don’t have a brass razoo Poor as a crow Come a gutser Don’t get your knickers in a knot. Suck of the sav. Steak & kidney … Sydney Chuck a Uee Dinkie Di Hit the frog & toad Arvo Bucklies chance Haven’t seen you for yonkes Bush telegraph Carked it Chin wag Fair dinkim Cop a gob full Crack on Crack a fat Suffers from eye disease Cold enough to freeze the balls off a brass monkey Kit and caboodle Facebook Page:  Facebook Group: If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feedand pick your Pod Catcher of choice! Or, you can now stream the show online at at Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact the show at Find us on Facebook: Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.
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Hands on Review of the Elgato Video Capture Device, John Zajdler, New Podcast, MyMovies – HGG171

John Zajdler (@Dieharder) and John Greenaway join Jim (@jcollison) for show #171 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of #160; It’s time for a little Home Server action while we have John with #160; We also introduce John Greenaway to the program and catch up with #160; We talk about the post he did on the Elgato Video Capture Device. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at or call in your questions or comments to be played on the show at (402) 478-8450 Listen Mobile:       Home Server Server Show Meetup in Indy, September 20, 2014 – New Favorite Podcast – Randy Cantrell – Leaning Toward Wisdom – Thanks for using the Tech Scholarship fund – You might want to stop following @TheAverageGuyTV on #160; I am doing some auto tweeting from in it here in the near #160; I have been trying and in an attempt to do some twitter automation. Jim’s New Studio Build Cooler Master HAF XB EVO (HAF XB Rev. 2) – … by Cooler Master for $ ;camp=213733&creative=393177&creativeASIN=B00FB45WPI&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&psc=1 Gigabyte LGA 1150 Intel Z87 HDMI SATA 6Gbps U… by Gigabyte ;camp=213733&creative=393185&creativeASIN=B00D94X6AK&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&psc=1 Intel Core i7-4770 Quad-Core Desktop Proces… by Intel for $ ;camp=213733&creative=393177&creativeASIN=B00CO8TBNS&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&psc=1 Crucial Ballistix Tactical BLT2KIT8G3D1608D… by Crucial for ;camp=213733&creative=393177&creativeASIN=B006YG9C6C&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&psc=1 Samsung Electronics 840 EVO-Series 250GB #8230; by Samsung ;camp=213733&creative=393185&creativeASIN=B00E3W1726&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&psc=1 My Movies –   Hands on Review of the Elgato Video Capture Device – Digitizing and Archiving Analog Video   Acronis True Image 2014 for PC Backup – Interview with John Nye on Ethical Hacking:  Facebook Page:  Facebook Group: If you’d like to subscribe to the show, click on to update your iTunes library, or for other Podcast downloading applications, please click on the RSS Feed and pick your Pod Catcher of choice! Or, you can now stream the show online at at The Show Announcements and Schedule: #!/TheAverageGuyTV Jim’s Twitter: #!/jcollison Contact the show at Find us on Facebook: Find this and other great Podcasts from the Average Guy Network at Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.
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