Tag: NEST

Video Review of the Nest Protect: Smoke + Carbon Monoxide Alarm – HT149

Gordon Schmidt (@GWadeTech) and Kevin Schoonover(@schoondoggy1979) join Jim (@jcollison) for show #149 of Home Tech Podcast brought to you by the Average Guy Network. 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 or call in your questions or comments to be played on… Continue reading

The Nest Protect – Smoke + CO Alarm: About, Unboxed and Installed

My Nest thermostat is not so lonely anymore!  Thanks to The Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund I have the pleasure of reviewing the latest from Nest. The Nest Protect is a smart smoke and carbon monoxide detector and that doesn’t take much when compared to the average home smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. The biggest and most interesting part of the Nest Protect for me is the fact that it doesn’t over react. I think we all have cooked something a little to well done and opened the oven to take care of the issue only to have another issue.

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Overview of the Nokia Lumia 520, NEST Video Review, IFA 2013, Women in IT and STEM, Leap Motion Review, HP Microserver G8 – HT135

Jim (@jcollison) is joined this week by Christian Johnson, Andrew Morris(@unrealshots), Kevin Schoonover (@schoondoggy1979) and Greg Welch (@welchwerks) for show 135 of Home Tech.  With a large cast of hosts and Kevin coming in from Denver, we have a lengthy conversation around the idea of being "too plugged in" with all our digital devices and… Continue reading

Home Tech Special – Live Review of a NEST Thermostat

During the post show of Home Tech 132 (http://theAverageGuy.tv/ht132) we got Mike Howard from http://jpeg2RAW.com to give us a live review of his 2 NEST Thermostats.  Its all contained in 8 minutes of video.  You can review the Nest Learning Thermostat – 2nd Generation T200577 on Amazon here:  http://amzn.com/B009GDHYPQ Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live. Facebook Page:  https://www.facebook.com/theAverageGuyTV Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/theaverageguy/ 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

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Banned by YouTube, Is Yahoo Back? Christian-Johnson.net, Connect to Windows Server 2012 Essentials Remotely, Email Management with Outlook, Haswell Based HTPC, NEST – HT132

Jim (@jcollison) is joined this week by Andrew Morris(@unrealshots), Christian Johnson and Mike Howard from jpeg2RAW.com for Home Tech episode #132.  We are back to old school with 132 as we left the show notes open to any tech topic the guys wanted to cover.  We chatted about being banned by YouTube.com, the return of… Continue reading