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Listener Feedback, Simplisafe vs Ring, Sensors and Alt Mobility in Omaha - HGG402

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Mike Wieger is back and we cover a bunch of listener email. We discuss the differences in Simplisafe and Ring, revisit the coffee conversation again, get feedback on the mailbox sensor we discussed a few months back and finish with a look at some new recreation/mobility options in Omaha now with ele...

Earbuds for Every Occasion, Targus Backpack Review, Excellent Coffee Machines - HGG401

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Maika Leibbrandt joins us this week. She walks us through her story to find the perfect set of earbuds. She also reviews the Tagrus EcoSmart Backpack and Jim compares it to the Targus ViP he has been using for the last year or so. Finally, we look at the Barista Express Espresso maker from Breville...

It’s the 400 Show! John Zajdler and Christian to Celebrate - HGG400

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John Zajdler and Christian Johnson are back as we discuss the state of the Home Server and what is the sweet spot for Hard Drive size when it comes to purchasing. We also spend some time looking at some recent news about security breaches around Slack and Docker and get Christian’s opinion on b...

Hubitat Elevation Unboxing, Stridekick, Shopify and Samsung Galaxy Fold Issues - HGG399

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Jim purchases a Hubitat Elevation from show 398 and does a quick unboxing. We have a new community fitness App called Stridekick that will allow most of the fitness trackers to be used for competitions on steps. Mike talks about Shopify stores vs Amazon FBA and impulse purchases made on both. We wra...

Patrick Stuart from Hubitat and the Hubitat Elevation, Guest Tony Raynor - HGG398

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We were joined by Patrick Stuart, head of Product and Business Development at Hubitat Inc, where we talked about Hubitat’s new Elevation hub and the vision for a local, fast, reliable and private device that brings the control of home automation back to the user and out of the cloud. We also were...

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

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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 c...

Windows Insider MVP Richard Hay with 19H1 (1903) Preview - HGG396

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Windows Insider MVP Richard Hay is back with us as we catch up with him from the MVP Summit, his time in Seattle and we talk a bunch about future features coming in the newest release of Windows, 19H1 (1903). I think you will enjoy the interview...

Dave McCabe from Reset.fm talks Family Internet Safety and Ubiquiti UniFi Wifi- HGG395

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We are joined by Dave McCabe from https://reset.fm/ and on Twitter @mccabeio as we spend some time talking wifi and home internet safety with the kids. Mike updates us on a recent mesh wifi install and you will want to catch the post show crypto conversation for sure! I think you will enjoy the int...

Jon Panozzo from Lime Technology and Unraid - HGG394

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We are joined by Jonathan Panozzo, the CMO/CSO with Lime Technology, Inc. headquartered out of Anaheim, CA, and the makers of UnRaid. Jon talks a little history of the company, their current community and what the future looks like in coming years! Big thanks to Jon and Spencer Jones for saying YES...

Erin Lawrence talks Galaxy S10, Echo Show, Blizzident 3D Printed Toothbrush and What3Words - HGG393

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Erin Lawrence is back again this week with a look at the Galaxy S10+ and a discussion around the future of really expensive smartphones. We talk about the Echo Show and the Echo Sub as well as a look a new 3D printed toothbrush from Blizzident. We wrap it with an interesting discussion on a new ma...
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