Home Gadget Geeks

Getting Hungry With All Things Grill and BBQ Tech – HGG275

Listen Mobile: Mike Howard (@jpeg2raw) from and Mark Robson join Jim Collison  for show #275 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) at ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 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 Full show notes and video at Mike Rec Tec Smoker – Sample Pellets – 100% Pecan – Bear Paws – Meat smoking guide – Bear Can chicken gear – Instant read digital thermometer – Wireless thermometer – Grill Mats – 12” Amazen Pellet Tube Smoker – Grill Grates – Meat Injector – Some of my favorite YouTube Channels for smoking Stoked on Smoke – Tru-BBQ – The  Wolfe Pit – Cooking with Jack – How to BBQ Right – #8211;MxpGXJ3LVD8KvlNzRlcA Smoked Meat with Jef –   Foods Brisket Burnt Ends Ribs Bear Can Chicken Swineapple – ;index=6&list=PLV74UmA_lLnm0aTPDcETXikewZkgHnkYf Pork Butts Bacon wrapped meats   Rubs/Sauces Meat Church – Oakridge BBQ – Rec Tec – Lanes BBQ – Mark BBQs and PID controllers Akorn – Aug 2013 – Weber performer – June 2015 – Weber Smokey Mountain – December 2015 – Traeger Tailgator – June 2016 – IQ100 PID controller – Auber PID controller – Temperature monitoring Thermopen Mavericks wireless thermometers Maverick ET-732 Wireless BBQ Meat Thermometer – Black – Includes Extra 6 Ft. Probe –  Maverick ET-733 Long Range Wireless Dual Probe BBQ Smoker Meat Thermometer Set – Infrared Thermometer – Charcoal Starter – Misc BBQ accessories A-maze-n Smoking Tube – MeatRakes – Frogmats – Firestarters – not petroleum – Butane torchs Blazer MT3000 Hot Shot Butane Torch, Red –   Bernzomatic TS4000 Trigger Start Torch – Recipes/Food Pepper Stout Beef – #1 most requested by friends, by far   Atomic Buffalo Turds   Onion Bombs   Bacon wrapped Fatty(Bacon wrapped rolled stuffed meatloaf)   Magic Dust rub – homemade   Carolina bbq sauce – homemade   Homemade Pizza Smoked Cherry Almond Glazed pork loin   7min ”thick striploin steak Pulled Pork Pork back ribs Beef short ribs Smoked baked beans Competition winning Smoked chili Banana bread Pig Candy(Candied bacon) Forums/Websites/Youtube channels Kamado Guru   BBQ Brethern   Amazing Ribs   Kamado Joe/John Setzler   TheWolfePit   HowtoBBQRight Malcom Reed #8211;MxpGXJ3LVD8KvlNzRlcA   Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust.  For more information visit 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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How Ring is Protecting Your Neighborhood, One Doorbell at a Time – HGG249

Listen Mobile:   Jamie Siminoff, Founder and Chief Inventor of Ring () joins Jim Collison  and Mike Howard (@jpeg2raw) from for show #249 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) at ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 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 Find more at   Mike Howard: Here is a screen grab from the Ring doorbell I had on my desk during Thursday’s Home Gadget Geeks show Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust. For more information visit 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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UnRAID, CrashPlan, Live BLAB Tech Call and Crowd Sourced YouTube Subtitles – HGG246

Listen Mobile:   Mike Howard from joins Jim Collison  and Mike Wieger from for show #246 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) at ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 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 Catch the show on Blab at – Get UnRAID at Find Amara at   Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust. For more information visit 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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Looking Ahead to Tech in 2016, Home Automation, Drones and Augmented vs Virtual Reality – HGG243

Listen Mobile:   Join Jim Collison  and Mike Howard (@jpeg2raw) from for show #243 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) at ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 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 Catch the video on Blab: Some obvious ones? Self Driving Cars – How far will they progress Drones – Will Amazon get its wish? What about some of the battles? What will we see in Home Automation?  Lights, Cameras and Action (Home Security), IFTTT Will the watch evolve even further? Apple Watch, Microsoft Band, Samsung Galaxy Gear Augmented Reality v Virtual Reality?  Who will come out ahead in this battle for eyeballs Robots – is this the year we actually see some helpful robots? Who will win the the area of Virtual Assistant?  Siri, Google or Contana.  What about Facebook M? What happens with Home Computing? Five predictions IBM Made in 2011 So, on top of mind reading machines what tech does IBM think will change our lives by 2016?  You will make your own energy: Anything that moves has the potential to create energy. Your running shoes, your bicycle and even the water flowing through your pipes can create energy. You will not need a password: Your biological makeup is the key to your individual identity, and soon, it will become the key to safeguarding it. Mind reading is no longer science fiction: Scientists are researching how to link your brain to your devices, such as a computer or a smartphone, so you just need to think about calling someone and it happens. The digital divide will cease to exist: In five years, the gap between information haves and have-nots will narrow considerably due to advances in mobile technology. Junk mail will become priority mail: Think about how often we’re flooded with advertisements we consider to be irrelevant or unwanted – it doesn’t have to be that way anymore. Get the Home Gadget Geeks Mobile Apps at is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust. For more information visit 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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Hands on Review Phillips Hue and Hue LUX Lighting Systems – HTT023

Home Tech Tips brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: or in Canada you can use WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? We now have Video Large / Small and Video iTunes options at 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 Find the full show notes and video at Get the full Home Gadget Geeks Podcast at Listen Mobile:   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 Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.
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Phillips Hue and Hue LUX Lighting Systems with the Amazon Echo, Ring.com – HGG229

Mike Howard from joins Mike Wieger from Wieger Tech and the Open Mike Night Podcast   and Jim for show #229 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Please leave a REVIEW (iPhone or iPad) at ;type=Podcast&ls=1&mt=1 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:   You can now send me live messages right from site!  It’s a free service from   Mike Howard, Mike Wieger and Jim Collison have all purchased Phillips Hue lighting and have paired them with the Amazon Echo. Both Mike Wieger and Jim started with a Starter Kit –  Philips 452714 9W (60-Watt) A19 Hue Lux Connected Home LED Starter Kit.   Mike Howard also purchased Philips 452532 Personal Wireless Lighting Hue Tap Switch Mike also purchased Philips 452532 Personal Wireless Lighting Lightstrip Starter Pack   Mike Howard also mentioned his now Door Bell from   The founder of Ring will be a guest on Home Gadget Geeks on November 12, 2015.   is powered by Maplegrove Partners web hosting. Get secure, reliable, high-speed hosting from people you know and trust. For more information visit 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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Hands on Review of the Mediasonic HFR2-SU3S2 PRORAID Hard Drive Enclosure – HTT014

Mike Howard (@jpeg2raw) from is our tipster this week and joins Jim () for Home Tech Tips brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of community. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: or in Canada you can use WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? We now have Video Large / Small and Video iTunes options at 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 Find the full show notes and video at Listen Mobile:   Mediasonic HFR2-SU3S2 PRORAID 4 Bay ” SATA… by Mediasonic ;camp=213733&creative=393185&creativeASIN=B003YFHEAC&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=MCGDB47B4DAM3A5D WD Red 3TB NAS Hard Drive: 1 to 8-bay RAID Ha… by Western Digital ;camp=213733&creative=393185&creativeASIN=B008JJLW4M&linkCode=shr&tag=avestufrothea-20&linkId=G46IDUZN2ZFJ6PQP 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 Some links may contain affiliate codes that benefit the Average Guy Podcast Network.
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