Rich's Random Podcast Generator
By Jim Collison
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A podcast hosted by TheAverageGuy.tv 's Jim Collison and special guest Rich O'Neil who explore the world of technology with these random weekend podcasts. We use Google+ hangouts to gather technology guys and gals and talk about whatever is hot, current or frustrating to us. No outlines, no agenda, no worries.
||Blackphone, Phil Zimmermann, Geeksphone, Knox Security, Samsung 840 EVO-500GB, SED-self-encrypting hard drive, cpu-world.com||Jim and I discuss the soon-to-be-released Blackphone – product of a collaborative effort between Phil Zimmermann (PGP) and Geeksphone. This is their way of taking back privacy for consumers in wake of the NSA revelations.||2/1/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Black Friday, Cyber Monday, OCZ Bankruptcy, Buy The Right Tablet!, DNS Explained, nslookup, TestDisk, Thoughts on Google Glass||- Black Friday, Cyber Monday, OCZ Bankruptcy, Buy The Right Tablet!, DNS Explained, nslookup, TestDisk, Thoughts on Google Glass & Privacy – RRPG025Kevin Schoonover(@schoondoggy1979) joins Jim (@jcollison) and Rich O’Neil (@dvn7) for RRPG #25.||12/2/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Talking About Phones – Windows Phone 8, Nokia Lumia 928, Nokia Lumia 520 , Samsung Galaxy S4, Verizon, Best Buy Mobile, Micro||Verizon Window Phones - Nokia Lumia 928 & 520 - Kyle Wilcox and Eddie Ramirez join Jim Collison and me to talk about smartphones, specifically a couple of Windows phones from Verizon – the Nokia Lumia 928 and Nokia Lumia 520.||9/30/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Talking About WordPress – WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org, Windows Live Writer, BlueHost.com, DreamHost.com, VPS, Blogs & Blo||WordPress.com vs. WordPress.org Jim and I discuss WordPress, the free blogging software that makes it easy for anyone start their own web site with freely–available site templates and plugins. Jim is the experienced one having set up and run his Wo..||7/13/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Choosing a laptop for Rich, Windows 8, Intel Haswell, Iris Graphics, HD 5200, LGA 1150 socket, On-Die Voltage Regulator, ASUS V||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,||5/23/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Interview with John Horton,USM EE Student Turned Theatre Major: MadMapper, HTTPS Everywhere, Wireshark & WinPcap, Metasploit, F||This week on Rich's Random Podcast Generator, we're joined by John Horton, a University of Southern Maine theatre major on the Gorham campus who's involved in the technical aspects of theatre. John grew up in a hi-tech household.||1/26/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: LastPass with Amber Gott – Online Password Security, Multi-factor Authentication, One-Time||“The Last Password You’ll Have to Remember!” - Amber Gott, Online Community Manager for LastPass.com joins Jim and Rich to talk about online password management and security. Online security has always been a hot topic,||8/23/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: Acronis True Image Home 2012 PC Backup and Recovery Review – RRPG019||This week Jim and Rich go guestless and spend some time covering Acronis True Image Home 2012 Backup & Recovery Software. After talking for a few minutes about working with our friends and neighbors on their PC problems,||7/23/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: CrashPlan, Drobo, Mac Mini, Backup Solutions – RRPG018||Nathaniel Lindley joins Jim Collison and Rich O’Neil on RRPG #18 to talk about how he uses a Mac Mini, CrashPlan and Drobo together for his home and social back up strategy. A former CrashPlan employee, Nathaniel has a lot of interesting things to say||7/6/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator – PC Repair, Logitech Webcams, iTunes, Windows Phones 7 & 8 – Lumia 800 + 900, Drobo Mini||Mike Howard, Eddie Ramirez, Tim Black, and Paul Braren join Jim Collison and Rich O’Neil for some talk about PC repair, Apple love/hate, white-knuckling over the coming of Windows Phone 8, Drobo’s next (fast) storage devices with mSATA SSD capability,||7/4/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator – Windows 8: Start Screen, Charms, Keyboard Shortcuts, Reset and Restore, File History, and||Jim Collison is off today, visiting family in Kentucky. Mike Howard of jpeg2RAW joins Rich O’Neil as co-host for the show, and joining those two are John Stutsman, Paul Braren, and John ‘Diehard’ Zajdler. Discussions center on Windows 8 - Start scre||5/6/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator – Hacking the HP Proliant MicroServer, VMWare ESXi, BIOS mods, Port Multiplier, VM’s –||This week’s episode is all about hacking the HP Proliant MicroServer N40L. John Stutsman, John Zajdler, Jim Collison, and Jay Moore each own one. Check out this post over at the Home Server Show forums to see what John S. has done with his MicroServer.||2/28/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: Roku 2 XS, WD TV Live Streaming Media Player, Apple TV 2, Mushkin Enchanced Chronos – RRPG||This week the guys help Jim buy his first SSD. They talk in depth about the characteristics and inner workings of SSDs while trying to help Jim get the best bang for the buck. Though it’s an excellent choice,||1/22/2012||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: Hybrid Drives, Drive Caching, Icy Dock Xpander, RocketHybrid 1220, Acronis True Image Home 2||Today I’m joined by John Zajdler MS WHS MVP and Mike Faucher of BYOB. Jim Collison is off today. So…John’s HP MediaSmart Server EX 490 has died (motherboard) so he’s modding it with plans to turn it into a port multiplier drive bay.||12/4/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: RAID Benchmarks, WHS 2011, Ivy Bridge, Power Factor Correction, W7 Backup & Restore – RRPG||Michael Martis of BYOB joins us for the first time along with regulars John Stutsman and Mike Howard of jpeg2RAW. Michael M. works with servers, RAID and virtualization so we hit him up with a bunch of questions.||11/21/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: Belarc Revisited, Home Raid Perils, WHS File/Folder Restoration, Google+, Podcasting – RRP||Mike Howard of jpeg2RAW once again joins us in the Google+ Hangout. This week’s topic include multi-monitor setups, Belarc Advisor, home-user RAID problems, Google+ pluses and minuses, and an extended discussion on podcasting and what it takes to get t.||11/2/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: iOS 5 Update, Logmein Hamachi, Belarc, Ninite Updater, Secunia PSI, FingerPrint, Google+ Han||Jim and Rich are joined by John Zajdler, Mike Howard, Tim Black, Jay Moore, and newcomer Paul Braren. Paul’s a long-time IT guy who launched his own tech site – Tinkertry – last July. He’s been a busy guy ever since,||10/21/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: VMWare Certified Professional, Super Router, VMWare, MS Marketing, Corporate Decisions of th||Jay Moore, John Stutsman, and Mike Howard of jpeg2RAW fame join the show this week. Topics include uses for VM servers in the home, pop screens and swivel mounts for microphones, Apple v. MS, and the good ol' Ford Pinto. -||10/14/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: Windows 8 and the Metro UI, Mouse without Borders, Streaming Devices in the Home, Mics Acces||John Zajdler, Microsoft MVP - Windows Home Server and co-host of The Home Server Show podcast, and Mike Howard, creator of the jpeg2RAW podcast join the show this week. Topics include in-home streaming devices, a Netflix apology email,||10/1/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: Technology in a Post-9/11 World, Remote-piloted Commercial Flights, VirtualBox and Hyper-V,||John Stutsman, Jay Moore, and Mike Howard join this week’s show. John is an Electrical Engineer with some power industry experience, Jay is a systems admin for TriWest Healthcare Alliance, and Mike is a fellow podcaster and creator of jpeg2RAW over at .||9/23/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: Phablet – a phone approaching the size of a tablet – RRPG004||This week we stray a bit from the usual tech talk with a couple of discussions: how we get our news, and one in particular - the current state of writing skills. - As Jim and Mike are both involved in hiring new personnel at their respective companies,||9/7/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: HP TouchPad Fire Sale, WebOS’s Future – RRPG003||Were you one of the lucky few who found and picked up a “couldn’t give ‘em away a week ago” HP TouchPad tablet for $99? - Well, people all over the US went crazy this past weekend trying to track down and acquire the elusive 16/32GB tablets which||8/22/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||#2 Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: RAID, UnRAID, Wuala, HTPC’s and Streaming Media||Listen now: 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 Colliso..||8/21/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||#1 Rich’s Random Podcast Generator: Routers, SSL Certificates, Host Files, Kindle and eBooks||Listen now Subscribe with iTunes Download the mp3 (right-click > save target/link as…) From The Average Guy Network, home of the ‘Home Tech Podcast’ and other fine podcasts, a new show hosted by Jim Collison and Rich O'Neil. Along with guest||8/9/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||SSD Drives, RAID, UNRAID, Apple, Android and Windows Phone 7, Rich’s Random Podcast Generator Beta – HT037||One weekend, Rich O’Neil (and some of tech guys that hang around the Home Server Show Podcast) thought, “what would happen if we just recorded some of the conversations we have around our tech stuff?” The result was this podcast that we recorded o||7/31/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
Love the show
Been listing since show #1. Great host and informative guest. Keep up the good work guys!
Love this show -- lot's of great technical information that has provided me with many ideas for new projects or new/easier ways to do the things I want to do!