Tag: Microsoft

Facebook Security, Office 365, Sanitizing Hard Disks, Data Sync and Streaming Media – HT022

With Christian on his music tour, and Andrew unwell, Jim is joined by Mike Howard and Rich O’Neil for this weeks installment of the Home Tech Podcast. The guys kick off talking about Facebook changing their default security settings without notifying the user community.  For those of you who had changed your Facebook security settings… Click for more / Podcast Player>

How To Connect Windows 7 Media Center To an Xbox 360 and Stream Media

If you’re new to Windows 7 and own an Xbox 360, you might want the ability to watch the Media Center Content from Your Xbox. Here we take a look at how easy it is to set it up using Media Center Extenders. The cool thing about Windows 7 Media Center is you can access your movies, music, and other digital media from it with your Xbox. Here we’ll walk you through the process of adding media to the Windows Media Center (WMC) Libraries then setting up your PC and Xbox to talk with each other so your Xbox 360

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The Home Server Show Podcast CES 2011

We are back from CES and Las Vega with a few stories to tell!  If it happened in Vegas, you will know about it!  This Home Server Show podcast is a CES 2011 special with Dave, Jim and special guest star Chris Lux.   We have recorded interviews with Drobo, Microsoft, and the CEO of Eye-Fi from Las Vegas.   Full show and show notes are at http://homeservershow.com/the-home-server-show-ces-2011-edition.html

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Getting Started with Windows Live Writer

    Recently we showed you how to setup Windows Live Essentials 2011. We also  took a closer look at one of the apps – the Bing Bar, and today we will take a look  at Windows Live Writer which is a valuable program for bloggers.         Installing Windows Live Writer If you haven’t installed it already just download and kick off the Windows Live Essentials installer. Remember you don’t need to install everything in the suite and when the install kicks off, select Choose the programs you want to install. Now select the programs you want to

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The Fitness Tech Podcast #5 Use Microsoft Kinect to Jump Start Your New Year’s Workout?

Jim was able to spend a few minutes with Chris Lux, past podcaster from the Home Server Show to talk about his experience with the very new Microsoft Kinect. Kinect brings games and entertainment to life in extraordinary new ways without using a controller. Imagine controlling movies and music with the wave of a hand or the sound of your voice. With Kinect, technology evaporates, letting the natural magic in all of us shine.   [audio:http://theaverageguy.tv/audio/FitnessTechPodcast005F.mp3] Or Download episode (Right click, save target as)   Chris covers his experience with set up and game play, gives his thoughts on using

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The Fitness Tech Podcast #2 Junk Food? That’s a Great Diet!

The best thing about Show #2 is that we made it through Show #1!  Thanks to all those who took the time to download and listen to our very first Fitness Tech Podcast.  We enjoyed recording it! In Show #2, Jamie and I again talk fitness and tech.  Jamie shared a post about a guy who went on a 30 crash diet and only ate junk food.  You would think he would have gained a bunch of weight, but you will be surprised at his results!   [audio:http://theaverageguy.tv/audio/FitnessTechPodcast002F.mp3] Or Download episode (Right click, save target as) We also talked about

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