Tag: UPS

UPS Replacement, EDC Every Day Carry, Apple Credit Card and Budget Apps – HGG397

Jim and Mike are back this week with the question, “When your UPS dies, do you replace the battery, buy a new UPS or upgrade the UPS to something bigger?”  Mike talks about is latest YouTube Rabbit Hole and hobby with EDC (Every Day Carry) leather pocket protectors.  There is a new Credit Card coming… Continue reading

12 Things To Do At the End of the Year for a Digital Health Check – HT148

Christian Johnson and Mike Howard from http://jpeg2RAW.com join Jim (@jcollison) for show #148 of Home Tech Podcast brought to you by the Average Guy Network. Show Music provided by http://mynameisrudolph.com/ 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 Listen Mobile:   Catch Mike… Continue reading

NEST Thermostat, Lightning Strikes, Surge Protectors and UPS Devices – HT081

Jim, Andrew and Christian are joined this week by Gordon Schmidt and Bill Paulmenn for Show 81 of The Home Tech Podcast.  Gordon spends the first part of the podcast talking about the NEST Thermostat that he reviewed in a post right here on the site.  We also talk about a lightning strike at Bill’s… Continue reading

How to Prevent Spam and a Computer Virus, Desktop Protection with OpenDNS and K9 Web Protection from BlueCoat, Mailing List Solutions, Storage Expansion, and Digital Photography – HT042

Jim and Andrew and Christian are joined by Mike Howard for this weeks’ installment of the Home Tech Podcast. After the introductions, Jim reminds us all of the importance of using an Uninterruptible Power Supply or UPS for those of us who live in areas that experience power issues from time to time. The guys… Continue reading

The APC 1000VA Power Saving Green Back-UPS XS – with LCD Display

A UPS is a device that you don’t know you need, until you need it.  A UPS or uninterruptible power supply is an in house battery back up that provides emergency power to your computer (or anything else you plug into it) when your utilities fail.  Here in Bellevue where I live, we get sudden drops in power all the time, so for years I have used small UPS units to protect my PCs.  It been a great system and has worked very well. Last Thursday we had storm roll through that caused a short power outage followed by a

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