Q&A Presents: Maui Online! – Saturday, January 28th – Part 2

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Processors — What’s that mean? Its like companies like Intel and AMD try to make their names confusing! We follow-up from last week’s show and examine some more of the confusing exceptions when it comes to computer chips! You might leave scratching your head about what might be a good buy, but fear not! As we mentioned on the show, Tom’s Hardware has some fantastic resources for us to share with you! Which chips offer the best bang for the buck these days? http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/best-cpus,3986.html How does chips compare to each other? http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/cpu-hierarchy,4312.html   Did you miss hour one? Do you know someone who needs to be warned about scams? Click here!

Q&A Presents: Maui Online! – Saturday, January 7th – Part 1

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How’d We Do? – Part 1 Its time for our annual tradition: scoring our predictions from the previous year! Jonathan, LD, and Sam all went out on a limb and talked about what they thought would happen in 2016 – its time for scoring! Join us as we go over our ups and downs and discuss how things went! Ready for hour two? Click here!

Q&A Presents: Maui Online! – Saturday, October 29th – Part 1

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Government Emails – So how’d that happen? Today was a Computers 101 show, but we did have to go a little bit into the Wikileaks and Clinton email bit. We did NOT get political, but rather explained how a spear-phishing attack worked with a real-life example! After that? Well, it was Computers 101 – are you ready to buy a new computer? Deciding whether or not you should? We got into it for you! Ready for more? Click here for hour two!

Q&A Presents: Maui Online! – Saturday, September 10th – Part 1

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Apple, Earbuds, and DRM Apple Announced its new iPhone 7 – newer, faster, and one less plug. If you had wired headphones or earbuds you really liked, then you’ll have to get a Thunderbolt dongle to keep using them! But are there any other downsides to this new arrangement? Apple doesn’t seem to think so, but we’re not so sure. Also: Our good friends at OfficeMax/OfficeDepot in Kahului have given us a NEW PRIZE for our listener’s contest! Email us a letter, question, comments, a note saying hello to mauionline@q-a.net to enter to win a Western Digital My Cloud Mirror 4tb drive! Hook it up to your network and enjoy tons of mirrored backup! Ready for hour two? Click here!

Q&A Presents: Maui Online! – Saturday, May 21th – Part 2

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Hostageware – Part 2 What we’ve been predicting for a year now has finally come to pass. The most pernicious malware today immobilizes an infected computer, encrypts its files and then demands a ransom to release them. If not paid within 12 hours or so, the computer’s content gets obliterated. To make sure the hapless victim gets the message, a bright red clock begins the count down. Being right is over-rated 🙁 So, what can you do? How can you protect yourself now and in the future? Listen in! In case you missed it, you can click here for Part 1!