The EFF has made a you might be interested in. Entitled, “Letter to FBI Requesting More Time to Respond to Proposed Privacy Act Exemptions for Next Generation Identification“, its quite a mouthful, but its also quite important. Give it a read, and decide for yourself if you need to make your voice heard! https://www.eff.org/files/2016/05/30/request_for_30_day_extension_to_cpclo_orders_no._003-2016_and_002-2016_-_final.pdf
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!
Computers 101: E-cycling – Part 1 Marty McMahon from Maui County’s Electronic Recycling Program joined Jonathan, LD, and Sam to go over the history of our island’s excellent eCycling program, plus its future! Got questions? He went over quite a bit about recycling your old electronics! Ready to listen to Part 2? Click here!
E-Cycling – Part 2 We continue where we left off! Looking for ideas on how to recycle your computer? Sure, you can eCycle it, but you can also give it a new job! We look at not only prepping your computer for eCycling but ways to use old computers! Missed Part 1? Click here!
Computers 101 – So You’d Like to Learn More? The voice of Q&A, Ben Howard, joined us for a great continuation of our Computers 101 series! Are you ready to take the next or even first step in your computing education? Have no fear! Ben is here! Listen in as the guys talk about learning more about your computer, programs, and more! Click here to listen in to Hour 2: Apple Vs the Government!
Time to Upgrade? Continuing with our Computer Basics and 101 motif, this week we look at a decision every computer owner eventually faces: is it better to upgrade the computer I’ve got, or replace it altogether? Hour one is all about making that fateful decision: fix up or buy anew? Mac or PC, at some point you will have to make that choice!
Upgrading your Computer Hardware Continuing with our Computer Basics and 101 motif, this week we look at a decision every computer owner eventually faces: is it better to upgrade the computer I’ve got, or replace it altogether? Hour two is about prolonging the life of your current computer ! We’ll talk about inexpensive upgrades, like RAM, that can up your system’s performance. We’ll talk about more expensive alternatives, like SSDs, that can give your system a whole new lease on life. And we’ll have Tracy on to talk about the best places to get deals on those upgrades!
Tech 101 – Part 3 We continue on with out Computers 101 series!
Tech 101 – Part 4 And we continue on with part 4 of our Computers 101 series!