Christian Johnson with Reliefband, the MGM/Caesars Hack and an Update on Windows 11 – HGG585

Sept. 23, 2023

This week, I’m joined by Christian Johnson for an exciting update on his pilot’s license journey and the tech that played a pivotal role in his progress. We’ll also dive into the intriguing developments surrounding the MGM/C…

Paul Braren and Lots of Stuff to Catch Up on! – HGG584

Sept. 10, 2023

Paul Braren from TinkerTry.com joins me this week and we catch up with him. It’s been a busy time for Paul. Both moving and changing jobs has kept him on his toes when it comes to technology. We talk about everything solar,

Marv Bee with the NetAlly Cyber Scope, Bose Sound Sport, AI News and a New Podcast – HGG583

Sept. 2, 2023

In this episode, I’m joined by Marv Bee. We dive into the NetAlly CyberScope and the Bose SoundSport earbuds. We also discuss AI based on an Engadget article and learn about Marv’s new podcast that might be right up your all…

Irrigreen CEO Shane Dyer and Precision Irrigation for Lawn Water Savings – HGG582

Aug. 19, 2023

Joining us this week is a visionary leader who has been instrumental in revolutionizing the irrigation landscape – CEO Shawn Dyer of Irrigreen. Get ready to gain some invaluable insights into the future of precision irrigati…

Jay Franze, Tips and Tricks for Discount Shopping Sites – HGG581

Aug. 12, 2023

Jay Franze joins us this week!. We caught up with Jay and asked about some new equipment he is using for his podcast as well as an update on the fire pit he mentioned the last time he was on. Jim mentioned that he thought th…

Randy Walker with WordPress Updates, Tips and Tricks for 2023 – HGG580

Aug. 5, 2023

This week we sit down with Randy Walker to dive into the world of WordPress and ask the question, why is WordPress still important? Before we start in on WordPress, Randy has a new podcasting mic to talk about, the M2 MicTra…

Christian Johnson with Data Cold Storage and the Impact of the LLM in AI – HGG579

July 29, 2023

Christian Johnson is back and we spend some time catching up on Maple Grove Partners. We have a discussion on the benefits of cold storage is how to make the most of it. We then discuss the increasing accessibility and affor…

Marv Bee with Synology Storage Install and Car Infotainment Satisfaction Dropping – HGG578

July 23, 2023

Marv Bee joins me this week and we catch up with him and the latest on the IT Business Podcast. We spend a few minutes at the beginning of the show talking about smart grills and outdoor cooking. We then talk about some new,

Erin Lawrence with Dyson Stick Vac, Ninja Coffee Maker, Temu and Bluetti – HGG577

July 16, 2023

Erin Lawrence joins this week. After and update from Erin, we look at the latest reviews from https://techgadgetscanada.com, including an update on smart vacuum cleaners, but traditional and robot, a new coffee maker from Ni…

Gavin Campbell with Meater, Ecowitt and Aqara Home Automation – HGG576

July 8, 2023

Gavin Campbell from HomeTech.fm is my guest this week. Gavin has a new Meater temperature probe and it’s changing the way he does grilling, and for the better! We talk a bunch about some new soil moisture Sensors by Ecowitt …

Nathaniel Lindley with Balancing Summer Fun and Productivity – HGG575

June 26, 2023

Nathaniel Lindley is my guest this week! We catch up with Nathaniel and his work since COVID and have a chat about his outdoor sound setup and new patio that he installed this spring. Thanks for listening!   Full show notes,

Bob and Ryan from ThinkComputers with Computex 2023 Highlights and PCI Express 5.0 Storage – HGG574

June 3, 2023

Bob and Ryan from ThinkComputers.org join me for the show. In this episode, we explore the buzz surrounding PCI Express 5.0 storage, the standout highlights from Computex, the future of storage, the differences between vario…

Dan LeFebvre with Streamlining Audio Edits with AI and Jim Orders a New Ugreen UPS – HGG573

May 20, 2023

Dan LeFebvre from Based on a True Story Podcast joins me this week! We cover some audio and video editing topics and how AI is starting to influence this process. Dan also moved recently and we talked about slimming down on …

Marv Bee with Small Business AI Questions and UPS Recommendations – HGG572

May 13, 2023

Marv Bee from the IT Business Podcast joins me today. In this episode, we discuss the issues behind using Chat GPT and AI, covering things like attribution and sources, and how AI is missing the ability to have an opinion.

So You Are Installing a Fire Pit? Jay Franze Guest – HGG571

May 6, 2023

This week, we are excited to have Jay Franze join us to talk about building backyard fire pits. In this episode, we will cover everything you need to know about building a fire pit, including the materials you’ll need, safet…

Mark Robson with the Big BBQ and Grill Show for Summer 2023 – HGG570

April 29, 2023

Summer is a time for outdoor activities, and one of the best ways to enjoy the warm weather is to fire up the grill. For many, grilling is an essential part of the summer season, providing a delicious way to cook food and to…

Dr. Brian Fredlander with Innovations in Assistive Technology: How AI and OCR are Revolutionizing Accessibility – HGG569

April 15, 2023

Dr. Brian Freelander joins us this week. Brian shares information about his work with students with cognitive disabilities during the pandemic and the development of new software and hardware. He talks about his experience t…

Erin Lawrence with Withing Smart Scale, Alexa Smart Kettle, GE Smart Mixer and Echo Frames – HGG568

March 31, 2023

Erin Lawrence joins this week (Don’t forget to visit https://TechGadgetsCanada.com for all the reviews). First, we look at the Withings Smart Scale, which Erin found to be problematic despite having a poor experience with a …

Mike Wieger with Arccos Golf Smart Sensors and an iPhone and Apple Watch Upgrade Conversation – HGG567

March 25, 2023

Mike Wieger is back for this week! In the show, we talk about some new golf tech that Mike has been using. I ask Mike about his opinion about upgrading my iPhone 12 and Apple Watch 4. Is now the time? We wrap the show with s…

Kevin Schoonover and 2 Future PC Builds with AMD vs Intel – HGG566

March 18, 2023

This week we have Kevin Schoonover and in this episode, we’ll be discussing Kevin’s plans for two PC builds – one using Intel and the other using AMD. We’ll dive deep into the specifics of each build, including all the parts…

Jay Franze with Unlocking the Potential of Chat GPT: Insights, Ethics and Attribution – HGG565

March 11, 2023

This week I’m joined by fellow tech enthusiast, Jay Franze and we have a lot to talk about. We’ll be discussing one of my favorite topics – Chat GPT – and exploring its potential uses and impact on the tech world.

Sammie Collison: Beyond Books – Exploring the Surprising Capabilities of Local Libraries – HGG564

March 4, 2023

In this episode, we delve into the power of local public libraries and what they have to offer in 2023. Sammie Collison, shares her experience working at the Bellevue Nebraska Public Library and highlights the various resour…

Getting to Know Randy Walker, Instructional Designer, Podcaster and Meetup Organizer in Detroit – HGG563

Feb. 25, 2023

Randy Walker joins us this week as a first-time guest and long-time listener. We get to know Randy and discover he is a contributor to two different Podcasts, The Daily Detroit Podcast and IT in the D Podcast.

Gavin Campbell from HomeTech.fm and Home Assistant Pros and Cons – HGG562

Feb. 12, 2023

Gavin Campbell from HomeTech.fm joins this week and it’s mostly Home Assistant conversation. We open with a new bar gadget from Dave McCabe that I picked up at Dave’s new site, https://www.warpedboards.com/ Then,