The Price of Not Upgrading (12/7/19 Part 1)

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Sure, your old computer has been faithful. You’ve had it for years. But are you doing yourself any favors by keeping it?

Upgrade or Replace?

Old computers become harder to fix, more expensive to maintain, and software support gets harder to find. And lets not start about protecting it…!

Jonathan, LD, and Sam talk about the Price of Not Upgrading in this hour!

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The Time Has Come for Windows 7. Now What? (12/7/19 Part 2)

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Windows 7 is being retired. It will no longer be receiving updates. Is it time to move on?

Yes. Yes it is.

Time to Change OSes

Jonathan has finally been won over, and we talk why you should move over. Benefits of Windows 10, how to change the interface, and more!

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Holiday Charity Giving and Scams 101 (11/23/19 Part 1)

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Its our annual reminder about holiday charity giving, holiday scams, defending yourself and making sure your money is going to a good place! As promised? Links, links, and more links!

Holiday Scams! – Part 1

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Scams and shams! Now what? (11/23/19 Part 2)

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What to do when you’ve been scammed? Well, there is some work ahead of you, but its not hopeless!

Holiday Scams – Part 2

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Streaming! What’s up there! (11/16/19 Part 1)

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It doesn’t matter if you’re a cord cutter or are paying for cable, satellite, etc. , streaming video online is a staple of life now! Watch on your TV, laptop, desktop, phone, and fridge (assuming you have one of those fancy smart fridges).

Streaming!

https://www.polygon.com/2019/11/7/20903616/best-streaming-service-netflix-hulu-amazon-disney-plus-hbo-comparison-shows

Also, the Maui County is offering hard drive destruction on Saturday, November 23rd! From them:

The County of Maui will be holding a free, drive-through hard drive and backup tape destruction and disposal service in the lower parking lot behind the Kalana O Maui County Building on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, in observance of Cyber Security Awareness Month.

The free service will be held from 10 a.m. to noon, with access to the parking area under the County building from Kaohu Street (just below the intersection with High Street).

But before you destroy it, consider wiping it first!

https://www.lifewire.com/how-to-wipe-a-hard-drive-2624527

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Before you go… (11/16/19 Part 2)

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A good friend of the show had a family member pass away. We offered our condolences, but he did say something to his friends and family that caught our attention.

What We Leave Behind

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Are you ready for the Transit of Mercury? (11/9/19 Part 1)

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Mercury will be passing between the Sun and the Earth! Are you ready for this? We talk with our astronomical guests Dr. Armstrong, Dr. She, and Tag!

Transit of Mercury!

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UH Maui Astronomy event this Thursday, November 14! (11/9/19 Part 2)

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UH Maui is having a little astronomy event on-campus in Kahului! Join Dr. Armstrong, Dr. She, and Tag from the Kihei Charter School Astronomy Club for this fun time!

UH Maui Astronomy!

Join us Thursday, November 14th 2019, 6pm til 9pm!

For more information email:

  • tagharding@gmail.com
  • jd@ifa.hawaii.edu
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What’s in a face? (11/2/19 Part 1)

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Facial recognition is a common technology and its making is way all over the place, like it or not. So, what’s going on with it outside the realm of the possibility and entering reality?

What’s In a Face?

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“Is this a con?” “Why no, of course not!” (11/2/19 Part 2)

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Con artists and scammers will never admit they’re bad guys. So will stores and sales people for that matter!

Don’t Get Fooled!

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