Computer 101 – Monitors! On a brighter note, we continued our Computers 101 with discussion on video cables. Why? Because they can be confusing when your computer monitor and computer don’t have the same type. Did you miss hour one? Click here!
Computers 101 – Software! Last week we went over Computer Buying 101. And why do you buy a computer? To run computer software! Call them software, programs, applications, or even apps, they’re the reason you’d own one of these electronic gizmos. Without them? They’re just paper-weights. 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!
Windows 10 – Final Verdict – Part 2 The dates are finally upon us. Microsoft’s brilliant (ahem) marketing schemes of getting people to upgrade to Windows 10 has run its course. There are now just 2 weeks left in the free upgrade program. And in this episode we’ll go into the details about what happens next with Windows 10, we’ll go into the new pricing scheme for the new OS, the pros and cons of the choices, and exactly how it can affect users like you! Did you miss part one? Listen by clicking here!
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!
What’s Up with Intel? The computing landscape has been changing for a while now, but this past week a huge shift with one of the biggest players was announced. Intel announced layoffs and that desktop computing will no longer be their primary focus! What are we to do? How will that change things? To hear what the near future may hold, listen in to hour two by clicking here!
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!