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When is Old Hardware Too Old? Backups and Tech Regrets – HGG387

1/18/2019
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 Pulling from Facebook and the mail bag this week, Jim and Mike spend some time wondering, how old is too old when it comes to computer hardware? We also have a lengthy discussion on backup solutions, cloud storage with OneDrive and Google Drive and Mike admits he is getting out of the family home storage game. All this and more! Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #386 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network. WANT TO SUBSCRIBE?...

Duration:01:31:19

Plex Pass Perks, Tautulli, Xbox One S, Apple Watch and Gametime App – HGG386

1/12/2019
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 Mike talks about his recent purchases using Plex Pass Perks to save on hard drives and Tautulli to monitor his Plex activity. Jim has is new Xbox One S and Apple Watch in the house and Mike uses the Gametime App to get really cheap Creighton Basketball tickets. All this and more! Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #386 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network. WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the...

Duration:01:20:26

Paul Braren with Travel Tech, Ring Stick Up Cams and a New Tesla 3 – HGG385

1/6/2019
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 Paul Braren from https://tinkertry.com and on Twitter at @paulbraren joins this week as we catch up with him and his job with VMware, some travel tech from his trip to Europe, his new Ring Stick Up Cams and his new Tesla 3. All this and more! Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #385 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network. WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC...

Duration:01:44:35

Christmas Gadget Wrap, SimpliSafe, Meater+, Apple Watch to Fitbit Solution, Xbox, VR and Untangle – HGG384

12/28/2018
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 It’s the post Christmas episode with Jim and Mike. Both cover the new gadgets that they got for Christmas and even some that they didn’t! We cover some questions from the Facebook group and close it out with a look at Untangle. All this and more! Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #384 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network. WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at...

Duration:01:18:44

Addy Saucedo from The Podcast Planner with Smart Notebooks, Smart Plugs and Smart Gear – HGG383

12/22/2018
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 Addy Saucedo from https://www.thepodcastplanner.com/ and @podcastplanner on Twitter joins us to talk about Smart Notebook planners, Live Scribe Pens, Smart Plugs and Smart Gear. We talk about her new Canon M50 Camera and the new Series 4 Apple Watch. All this and more! Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #383 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network. WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live...

Duration:01:33:37

Mike Howard from jpeg2RAW talks Mirrorless vs DSLR and Photography Gifts for Everyone – HGG382

12/15/2018
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 Mike Howard from jpeg2RAW found at http://www.jpeg2raw.com/ and at @jpeg2raw on Twitter as we discuss the battle between Mirrorless and DSLR cameras. We also look at the software used to edit and store his photos as well as some gift ideas for the photographer, from stocking stuffers all the way up to the big ticket items for yourself or loved ones! All this and more! Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #382 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the...

Duration:01:31:01

Pimp Your Christmas Lights with xLights, Is Rivian a Tesla Killer and a New Monitor – HGG381

12/7/2018
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 We have an email from Anthony who provided us with two awesome Christmas lights videos and some equipment to back it all up! Mike talks about Rivian and will they be a Tesla killer? Some game purchasing tips, Jim has a quick review of this new Dell P3418HW 34” Curved Monitor at work and he thinks Microsoft Rewards might be on to him! All this and more! Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #381 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy...

Duration:01:10:30

Post Black Friday Purchases, Drobo Fail and Google Photos – HGG380

12/1/2018
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 We are back after the US Thanksgiving weekend break with all of the gadgets that we purchased during the Black Friday sales! Jim also tells the story of his Drobo 5N failing and how he recovered it as well as a move to Google Photos for all his pictures. All this and more! Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #380 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live...

Duration:01:03:00

The Big Black Friday Gadget Episode – HGG379

11/16/2018
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 Black Friday is coming up in the United States and Mike and I cover some deals that you might be interested in. Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #379 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live Full show notes and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/hgg379 Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks,...

Duration:01:19:41

Jon Larsen with 3D Printed Parts and a NexStar Evolution Telescope – HGG378

11/9/2018
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 On this episode, Jon Larsen from the AIM Institute found at http://aimforbrilliance.org/. We talk about the newest deal in the Facebook group from EVGA, some 3D printers and printed parts for Jon’s stuff, a look at a laser and some of Jon’s awesome telescopes. Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #378 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each...

Duration:01:23:13

Home Networking Tips and Apple Product Announcements – HGG377

11/2/2018
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 On this episode, We cover some home networking tips, a look at the most recent Apple event and some updates on a new channel that Jim is watching on YouTube. Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #377 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live Full show notes and video at...

Duration:01:10:04

Erin Lawrence with a Tech Camper Conversion, the Pixel 3 XL and the Hobot – HGG376

10/26/2018
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 On this episode, we have Erin Lawrence from Tech Gadgets Canada at http://TechGadgetsCanada.com and on Twitter @erinLYYC as we talk about her newest home DIY project – Tech Camper Conversion! We also cover the new Google Pixel 3XL, the Hobot window washing robot and Erin’s take on mood lighting. Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #376 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe...

Duration:01:27:09

Emily Prokop and Her New The Story Behind Book – HGG375

10/19/2018
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 On this episode, we have Emily Prokop from The Story Behind Podcast at http://thestorybehindpodcast.com/ and on Twitter @StoryBehindPod as we talk her new Book (link in the show notes) and discuss one of the chapters on Solar Panels. So join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #375 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at...

Duration:01:16:59

Dewain Robinson with Conversational AI and a New Tesla – HGG374

10/12/2018
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 On this episode, we have Dewain Robinson joins us to talk about his project at Microsoft and AI and his recent experience with the purchase of a Tesla Model S. So join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #374 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live Full show notes and video at...

Duration:01:25:23

Rich Hay with New Microsoft Hardware, Windows 10 1809 October 2018 Update – HGG373

10/5/2018
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 On this episode, we have Rich Hay from https://www.windowsobserver.com/ and @WinObs join us to talk about the new Surface Hardware, the October 2018 Update and what is new with Windows and the favorite Features from Microsoft Insiders. Mike Wieger also covers some updates on wireless chargers for this iPhone X. So join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #373 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE?...

Duration:01:22:13

The Big BBQ and Grill Show for September 2018 – HGG372

9/28/2018
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 On this episode, we have Mike Howard and Mark Robson join us to talk all things grilling and BBQ. Mike Wieger also covers some updated from iOS 12 and Lastpass. So join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #372 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live Full show notes and video at...

Duration:01:37:23

Fitbit Challenge, Lawn Robot Phase One, Drobo Update and Email – HGG371

9/22/2018
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 On this episode, we look at how Jim is using the Fitbit Challenge to up this fitness game. We also look at phase one of the new robot lawnmower project and discuss the merger that has effected Drobo. We also cover email from listeners So join Jim Collison / @jcollison for show #371 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live...

Duration:00:46:38

The Zmodo Snap Pro Hands On and in Show Review, Robot Lawn Mower Project – HGG370

9/15/2018
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 Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #370 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live Full show notes and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/hgg370 Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Zmodo, Snap Pro, Robot Lawn Mower Get more on Zmodo and the Snap Pro at https://www.zmodo.com Follow Zmodo on Twitter...

Duration:01:10:53

Seagate RMAs, Mac Back from the Dead, UnRaid and NextCloud and UPS Sales- HGG369

9/7/2018
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 Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #369 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live Full show notes and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/hgg369 Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Seagate, Mac, Apple, UnRaid, NextCloud, Uninterruptible power supply, UPS, Deals Conversation Jim – Live tomorrow for...

Duration:01:16:16

Backup Updates, Plex Storage, Seagate RMA Process and A Good Look at Mike’s Rack – HGG368

8/31/2018
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 Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #368 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network WANT TO SUBSCRIBE? http://theAverageGuy.tv/subscribe Join us for the show live each Thursday at 8pmC/9E/1UTC at http://theAverageGuy.tv/live Full show notes and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/hgg368 Tags: Podcast, Home Gadget Geeks, Backup, Plex, Seageate, Rosewell, Unraid, Backupper, Mr. Steven Mike’s Backup – For my mac I use Carbon Copy Cloner and...

Duration:01:11:05