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On Home Gadget Geeks we cover all your favorite tech gadgets that find their way into your home. News, reviews, product updates and conversation, all for the Average Tech guy! Host Jim Collison and his super line up of hosts are LIVE each week on Thursday nights, 8pmC/9E at http://theAverageGuy.tv

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On Home Gadget Geeks we cover all your favorite tech gadgets that find their way into your home. News, reviews, product updates and conversation, all for the Average Tech guy! Host Jim Collison and his super line up of hosts are LIVE each week on Thursday nights, 8pmC/9E at http://theAverageGuy.tv

    David McCabe from Reset, Folding@Home and Tech for Families In Quarantine – HGG438

    David McCabe from Reset, Folding@Home and Tech for Families In Quarantine – HGG438

    Dave McCabe joins us this week. Dave is the former host of Home Server Show and now has a podcast at https://reset.fm/. Jim also lets the community know that we are working on a team project for Folding at Home at https://stats.foldingathome.org/team/243306 and we would love to have you join us. We also spend some time talking about all the ways we are working through the current COVID 19 situation with our kids and families.   I think you will enjoy the show.  Full show notes, transcriptions, audio and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/hgg438 Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Hands on with Icy Dock Turbo Swap and Tech Helping with COVID-19 – HGG437

    Hands on with Icy Dock Turbo Swap and Tech Helping with COVID-19 – HGG437

    The world is a crazy place right now. To give is some normality, we did a hands on look at the Icy Dock Turbo Swap MB171SP-B. We also discussed the major events that are happening around the work with the Covid-19 virus and what tech is doing to track it and maybe even help solve the problem. I think you will enjoy the show.  Full show notes, transcriptions, audio and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/hgg437 Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #437 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average Guy Network. WANT

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Bob Buskirk and Ryan Kerschner from ThinkComputers with PC Gaming Builds – HGG436

    Bob Buskirk and Ryan Kerschner from ThinkComputers with PC Gaming Builds – HGG436

    We invited Bob Buskirk and Ryan Kerschner from ThinkComputers this week (our second try since their first visit failed due to Jim’s bad internet connection) and talked about the ASRock X570 Phantom Gaming ITX/TB3 Motherboard, the Phison SSD Controller for gaming rigs, the Cooler Master MM711 Gaming Mouse Review that Bob recently did and posted to ThinkComputers.org and Corsair’s Insane New RGB Case.  I think you will enjoy the show.  Full show notes, transcriptions, audio and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/hgg436 Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #436 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Jay Mattison from TekEverything with Mini-ITX Cases, PC Gaming Builds and Audio Gear – HGG435

    Jay Mattison from TekEverything with Mini-ITX Cases, PC Gaming Builds and Audio Gear – HGG435

    Jay Mattison is back with us as we look at Mini-ITX builds with a lot of attention being given to the Lazer3D LZ7 XTD Mini-ITX which Jay reviewed in January 2020. We then spent some time discussing what it takes to build your own gaming rig these days and finished up the discussion with a look at the Focal Elex Headphones and compared them to the industry standard Bose Quiet Comfort 35s.  Jim spends some time with some quick updates on new hardware and his Unraid build. I think you will enjoy the show.  Full show notes, transcriptions, audio

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Kevin Schoonover, IcyDock Options and Gigabit Internet Choices – HGG434

    Kevin Schoonover, IcyDock Options and Gigabit Internet Choices – HGG434

    Kevin Schoonover is back again and this time loaded up with internet and internal networking decisions. 1 GB Internet speeds means some upgrades to 2.5 and 10 GB internally, and Kevin has research all the options. We make a plea to Icydock at the beginning of the show from some sponsorship opportunities and have some updates from the previous week. I think you will enjoy the show.  Full show notes, transcriptions, audio and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/hgg434 Join Jim Collison / @jcollison and Mike Wieger / @WiegerTech for show #434 of Home Gadget Geeks brought to you by the Average

    • 1 hr 30 min
    GoXLR Mini Hands on Review, VIVO Monitor Mounts and Goodbye Phillips Hue Hub v1 – HGG433

    GoXLR Mini Hands on Review, VIVO Monitor Mounts and Goodbye Phillips Hue Hub v1 – HGG433

    Mike has a new GoXLR Mini in his studio and is not afraid to use it, Live! We take a good look and demo it along with an Audio Technica AT 2020 microphone. Jim talks about the latest from Phillip Hue and the loss of support coming for the v1 Hue Hub and a solution to fix it. We wrap things up with some discussion around monitor mounts and find out that we both purchased VIVO mounts about 6 years apart.  I think you will enjoy the show.  Full show notes, transcriptions, audio and video at http://theAverageGuy.tv/hgg433 Join Jim

    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

AODaveLee ,

Geeks Unite!

Really enjoy the podcast. Each week’s episode provides a wide variety of topics and tech gadgets out there. The guests are always knowledge and add tremendous depth to the podcast. Keep it up, guys.

stevesleep ,

OK - I'm a Tech Geek

I admit it. I love tech. I can't get involved in everything so it's great listening to Home Gadget Geeks. Keeps me updated on everything from blockchains to BBQ. Good job Jim and Mike!

Ross Brand ,

Great show, Outstanding Host

I am not only a fan of Jim Collison's podcasts, but I had the priviledge to be a guest on Home Gadget Geeks. Jim is a terrific interviewer and facilitiates informative and entertaining conversations. For anyone who wants to improve at podcasting, Jim is an excellent resource to follow and learn from. I highly recommend subscribing to Home Gadget Geeks and checking out the rest of Jim's content at theaverageguy.tv website.

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