Special Peripherals! Accessibility! When you need help using your computer, what do you do? Accidents happen, injuries build up, and difficulties arise – what is out there to help? What can you do? A few things mentioned on the show: https://www.mousemitt.com/ http://www.bilila.com/foot_mouse_slipper_mouse https://www.nuance.com/dragon.html
Back to School – Part 1 Back to school sales have already started, and its not even August yet! But, before you go out shopping, we’ve got some thing for you to think about. Are you in the market for a laptop or desktop for the student(s) in your life? Ready for hour two? Click here!
Back to School – Part 2 The first hour we talked about desktops, laptops, and finding out what you need for school. This hour? We’re talking about accessories – things you should get along with that purchase!
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!
VPNs You’ve heard of anti-virus, anti-malware, and firewalls. No-script and ad-blockers are old news to you. What’s the next level of protection for your privacy out there? Virtual Private Networks, also called VPNs, might be it! Are they for you? We go over the basics of this privacy tool and you can get a good starting point for deciding that for yourself! Ready for hour two? Click here!
Peripherals, continued – Part 1 We have such a great bunch of listeners that when we first started our Peripherals show that their calls kept us from getting as far as we wanted to. And that’s better than okay, that’s great! Rather than put off your calls (we LOVE your calls), we’re continuing the topic! Since so many of you were looking to get new (and ever your first) computer this Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales season, we wanted to cover all the goodies, gadgets, and gizmos that will let you get the most out of your new buy. So, without further ado? Ready for hour two? Click here!
Peripherals, continued – Part 2 Since so many of you were looking to get new (and ever your first) computer this Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales season, we wanted to cover all the goodies, gadgets, and gizmos that will let you get the most out of your new buy. So, without further ado? We continue our Peripherals show! Did you miss hour one? Click here!
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!