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!
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!
How’d We Do? – Part 2 We continue our predictions scoring show for 2016! How are the guys doing? How did you do? Are you ready for our 2017 predictions show next week? Who can say? Did you miss hour one? Click here!
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!
Computers 101 – Buying or Upgrading? Continuing from hour one is our Computers 101 show! Are you getting ready to buy? Or trying to decide whether or not to upgrade? This is the show for you! Did you miss the first half of the show? Click here!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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!
Viewer Mail August! – Part 1 Its time for our famous listener mail show! We take your emails, and answer your questions, ponder your thoughts, and … what else… Oh, yeah, we give away a prize! This time it was an awesome set of Omni Bluetooth Headphones from our friends at OfficeMax/Office Depot! Ready for part two? Click here!
Viewer Mail August! – Part 2 Its time for our famous listener mail show! We take your emails, and answer your questions, ponder your thoughts, and … what else… Oh, yeah, we give away a prize! This time it was an awesome set of Omni Bluetooth Headphones from our friends at OfficeMax/Office Depot! Did you miss part one? Listen in here!
Coming Soon from Apple! Did you miss Apple’s annual WWWDC (World Wide Developer’s Conference)? Have no fear! They previewed a lot of new things for Apple users to look forward to, ranging from the new MacOS (what’s old is new again!) to new features in ApplePay! Don’t have anything Apple? No worries! Hour two concerns everybody!
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!