Our friends at OfficeMax/OfficeDepot on Dairy Road is a fantastic SanDisk® Professional ArmorATD Portable External Hard Drive. From the website: USB-C™ (5Gbps) drive for quick content backup and storage. USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt™ 3 compatible. Premium, anodized aluminum enclosure for strength you can feel. Transfer rates of up to 140MB/s read and 130MB/s write (1TB and 2TB). Rain-and dust-resistant (IP54) enclosure with a 1000-lb crush resistance. Backed by a 3-year limited warranty so you know you have storage you can rely on in the field for years to come. You’ve heard us tell you about the importance of backing up, and this looks great for that! You can win this by sending us an email to email@example.com with a question, comment, show topics, and notes saying hello!
It is time to read your emails! Yay! Viewer Mail April 2022 – Part 1 We go over your emails, talk about our prize, and chat chat chat! We might even have gotten a show topic from it! Looking forward to our winner? That’s coming up!
Our friends at OfficeMax/OfficeDepot have given us an AMAZING Monster Quest RGB PC gaming keyboard. Normally retailing for $99 this mechanical keyboard has sold out twice since we started this contest. Viewer Mail April 2022 – Part 2 And today? Someone wins it!
As the dreary afternoon continues to look wet and overcast we talk astronomy with Dr. Armstrong! April Talk with Dr. Armstrong – Part 2 It’s his monthly visit and we’re happy to have him!
As always, there are online attacks, scams, and badness running amok. Online Scams – 2022 Are things the same as before? Or has it changed a bit? https://blog.malwarebytes.com/malwarebytes-news/2022/01/new-dazzlespy-malware-attacks-macos/ https://www.zdnet.com/article/ransomware-in-2022-were-all-screwed/ https://www.techrepublic.com/article/cybersecurity-best-practices-an-open-letter-to-end-users/ Also, our friends at the Dairy Road OfficeMax/Office Depot have given us a FANTASTIC prize! It’s Monster Quest RGB Corded Mechanical PC. What’s great about a mechanical keyboard? Well, Tom’s Hardware has an article about that. If you touch type (or game) its great!
Its shopping scam season! Shopping Scams – Part 1 While its scam season all year, the seasons change. Ready for holiday goodies for friends and family? Well, gotta be safe when you’re doing it! We talk about shopping scams this hour! https://www.msn.com/en-us/money/other/online-shopping-scams-are-more-likely-than-you-think-heres-how-to-avoid-them-this-season/ar-AAQ7Ff6 https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/how-recognize-and-avoid-phishing-scams https://www.usa.gov/stop-scams-frauds
Games, movies, music, everything sounds better with good speakers! Which most computer monitors don’t have, nor laptops! Our Winter 2021 contest prize is a Logitech Z533 2.1 speaker system! Left and Right speakers coupled with a good subwoofer? Holy cow Batman, that’s awesome! Our friends at Officemax/OfficeDepot on Dairy Road have donated this, and it could be yours for the price of an email! Send us questions, comments, show topics and more to firstname.lastname@example.org! Drawing will be in December 2021!
Its that time again! Your questions, comments, and notes saying hello have been collected, reviewed, and readied for us to read on the air! Viewer Mail August, 2021 – Part 1 Are we going to answer YOUR question? You betcha! And some highlights! The ADA website! https://www.ada.gov/pcatoolkit/chap5toolkit.htm We got a letter from Alberta, Canada! The cloud and security was suggested as a topic! We will definitely talk about that in an upcoming show!
We have a winner! Was it you? Viewer Mail – August, 2021 Our friends at OfficeMax/Office Depot donated a fantastic prize: weighing in at nearly $250, this Realspace high back gaming chair is awesome, super comfortable, and has sold out twice since we started the contest this time around! Some highlights: Did you know we talked with Mark Harmer of Harmer Communications about WISP? Show topic ideas from Alert Internet Surfer Gerald! Daneille Miller was on the show 2016 with great advice regarding social media. Check it out with Part 1 and Part 2! Questions about before and after ransomware attacks from Alert Internet Surfer John! Financial websites versus apps from Alert Internet Surfer Bill!
Are you afraid of being hacked? Of getting scammed? Of getting a virus that’ll eat your computer and your cat? Opening an email that’ll melt your brain? FEAR Let’s talk about fear and computing.