Tag: Windows

Taking Advantage of Free Cloud Storage for 3-2-1 Backup (Updated)

Even Backup guys need to practice and plan for good backup strategies.  As a Microsoft Windows Home Server MVP and podcaster with the Home Server Show, you would think that of all people, I would have my backup plans documented well and in order.  Well, I do, kind of.  I have been running a bit loose lately and I thought it was time to tightening things up. At home, I currently run a Windows Home Server (WHS) 2011 box with about 2TB of total storage space and 2 TB of storage to back those files up.  I also backup everything

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Christian’s Back, Skype to Rule Them All, Cloud Storage Options – HT095

CHRISTIAN IS BACK!  Jim, Christian and Andrew are joined for this podcast with guest Jay Moore. We have made some changes to the LIVE page! Catch us live, Thursday nights at 8pmC/9E at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live. We are now streaming to both LiveStream and YouTube at the same time so you can choose. Let us know if… Continue reading

#2 Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: RAID, UnRAID, Wuala, HTPC’s and Streaming Media

Listen now: [audio:http://theaverageguy.tv/audio/RRPG002F.mp3] Download episode right-click > Save target/link as… From the Guys who brought you the Home Tech Podcast, and a production of the Average Guy Network, Rich’s RPG is a weekly show about the world of technology hosted by Jim Collison and Rich O’Neil. Using Google+ hangout to meet up with technology guys and gals, they discuss whatever is hot, current or frustrating them at the moment. No outlines, no agenda, no worries. This week, Rich and Jim are joined once again by Mike Howard ofjpeg2RAW fame. Rich and Mike talk about general RAID configurations, settings and hardware

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Google+, Microsoft Security Essential Success Story, IE10 Platform Preview – HT034

So Jim thought it was show 33!  Not so.  Show #34 bring Jim, Christian and Bill together to discuss the ins and outs of Google+, a deal of the week and some unusual tools for BBQ smokers.  Andrew was a bit under the weather and celebrating his birthday. Happy Birthday Andrew.  With Andrew out, Jim… Continue reading

Listener Comments, Angry Birds, IP Cams, WebOS and Ubuntu – HT016

Jim, Brian, Andrew and special guest and good friend of the show, John Zajdler come together for the next edition of the Home Tech Podcast.  Starting with a listener comment, we spoke a bunch about LiveCams and video equipment.  In a tangent, we talked about music quality and USB Record Players and Tuners.  Is the… Continue reading