TekThing 10: Lost Your Phone? Now What?! The Best Free VPNs, FreeNAS vs. Drobo, and MacBook News!

What do you do if you’ve lost your Android device? We’ve got some help finding a good VPN from @Lifehacker, subwoofers, FreeNAS, and new tech from Apple! All that and more, on TekThing.

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What to do when you lost your Android device:
Android Device Manager: https://www.google.com/android/devicemanager
Google Authenticator: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.google.android.apps.authenticator2&hl=en

Rapid Fire Round!
@mininessie tweets “@patricknorton @verge do either of you know of a good electronics backpack for cellphone laptop and more around 30-40 dollars”
GoRuck: http://www.goruck.com/
Urban Operator: http://www.tacticaltailor.com/urbanoperatorpack.aspx
Amazon Basics Laptop Backpack: http://amzn.to/1wv0ZeR

@renefcbwong0012 tweets “can freenas replace my drobo n give the same features as drobo?”
FreeNAS: http://www.freenas.org/
Drobo: http://www.drobo.com/

@ScottDulgarian tweets “Which Subwoofer for $500? polk 550wi, SVSPB1000, Velodyne impact or other? using B&W inwall”
Bowers & Wilkins: http://www.bowers-wilkins.com/Speakers/Custom_Installation/CI_Series/In-wall-subwoofers.html
Hsu Research: http://www.hsuresearch.com/subwoofers.html

VPN’s with Alan Henry
@Omar_Rasool tweets @tekthing “What are some of the best free VPN’s?”
Alan Henry on Twitter: https://twitter.com/halophoenix
Lifehacker: http://lifehacker.com/

Love the show,
In your latest issue you had a user ask about playing the same audio to two different Chromecasts from one pc. This can easily be done using a piece of software called Airparrot 2. Also you can stream the same video feed to multiple Chromecasts with this software or something different to each one. I am currently testing this as a cheap solution for digital signage and have displayed to 5 tv’s simultaneously.
Hope this helps.
Christopher
AirParrot 2: http://www.airsquirrels.com/airparrot/

@bogointeractive tweets Would you still build your own machine or buy prebuilt. I ask this as my Dell is crapping out.
TekThing episode 3: https://youtu.be/fDE1BRkyjPY
Shannon’s Gaming Rig: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/xqqMK8

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