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!
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!
Comcast, and the commoditization of YOUR privacy! Have you ever heard the praises of Comcast’s customer service? How they put their customers first, have accurate, on-time billing, and generally look out for our good? No? That’s okay, neither have we. So, rather than buck their trend, Comcast has decided they have a new service they’d like to sell you: Privacy. Pay more or be watched by their advertising! How… yeah… Ready for hour two? Click here!
Protect your Privacy! Scammers are a sad fact of life. They call you, they email you, they try to trick you online, and they’re at the forefront of every new means of communication. If we ever become telepathic, they’ll be trying to con you via brainwaves within a week! Jonathan and LD hit up some big things they’ve been up to recently so you’re better informed on how to deal with those scumbags! Miss hour one? Listen here!
Windows 10 – The Final Verdict – Part 1 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! Ready for part two of the show? Click here!