Tag: Windows 8

Windows 8 Know IT Guyde

There is a lot of info out there around Windows 8.  For my own personal reasons, I wanted to get the BEST of it, all in one place.  A place I could refer back to and a place I could refer others.  It’s a working document, growing and changing as time passes.  It can also be influenced by you.  Leave a comment here of your favorite Windows 8 resource, send me a link in twitter (@jcollison), post it out to our Facebook group or send it to me in an email, podcast@theAverageGuy.tv.  However you choose, I will give you credit

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John Nye Returns from DefCon and Black Hat, UEFI and Windows 8 – HGG180

John Nye from http://endisnye.com (https://twitter.com/EndisNye_com) and Christian Johnson (https://twitter.com/TheWizBM) joins Jim (https://twitter.com/jcollison) for show #180 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network, part of http://thegeeksnetwork.com/ community. Support the Average Guy Tech Scholarship Fund: https://www.patreon.com/theaverageguy WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? We now have Video Large / Small and Video iTunes options at http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe… Continue reading

What’s New and a LIVE First Look at Windows 8.1 Preview, Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Preview with Hyper-V – HT124

Jim (@jcollison) is joined this week by Andrew Morris (@unrealshots), Paul Baran (@Tinkererguy) from http://Tinkertry.com and Michael Martis (@MikeMartis) from http://www.racecarmike.com/ for Home Tech episode #124 We recorded an update on Mike Howard's condition that I tagged onto the end of the podcast.  Thanks Mike for sharing with us! Join us for the show live… Continue reading

How using RAID 0 Can Increase Your PC Performance

Nothing new here.  Just wanted to document some of the benchmark results from a recent install I am doing with a Dell Precision 690 Workstation that I picked up from a sale at work.  The full tech specs are at the link above and it came with 2 x Dual-core Intel Xeon 5100 series processors.  It also came with no drives and no OS and 4GB of RAM.  My good friend Kevin Schoonover was able to track down 32GB of RAM, 2 x Dual NIC cards and 4 x 150GB WL150GB SATA drives to add to the mix. I was

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Choosing a laptop for Rich, Windows 8, Intel Haswell, Iris Graphics, HD 5200, LGA 1150 socket, On-Die Voltage Regulator, ASUS VivoBook, Ultrabooks – RRPG022

The guys from Home Tech Podcast show #117 hang around post-show to help me, Rich O’Neil, figure out what to buy as a replacement for my 2 1/2-year old $199 Acer Aspire 5251-1317 laptop. The cheap little laptop has been holding its own, especially since I had I installed an SSD in it, but the… Continue reading

The Last 100! A Look Behind and One Ahead – HT100

Jim (@jcollison), Christian (@theWizBM) and Andrew (@unrealshots) are joined this week by Chris Lux (@christopherlux), Jay Moore and Nathaniel Lindley (@thanlindley) for show 100! 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: Thanks to everyone who made the first 100 a… Continue reading