The Windows 10 Auto-Upgrade Caper – Part 2 We continue on with Microsoft’s Windows 10 shenanigans, and get a whole load of YOUR phone calls! We love phone calls! Did you miss out as we started this whole conversation on Windows 10? Click here to listen in!
Hostageware – Part 1 What we’ve been predicting for a year now has finally come to pass. The most pernicious malware today immobilises 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! And when you’re ready, click here for Part 2!
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!
Windows 10 Anniversary Edition Preview Windows 10 will be coming up on its first birthday! Come July 29th, it’ll be 1 year old and will be getting an update with new features to try and make it better than ever for the upcoming computing future! What are some of the features we know about now? Listen in! Missed hour one where we walk about the upcoming changing future of computers with Microsoft and Intel? Click here!
Viewer Mail, April 2016 – Part 2 It’s time again for our nigh-infamous Viewer Mail show! Your questions are what will be featured on this episode. We’ll go through as many emails and questions as we can, and at the end of the show announce the winner of the drawing for the Memorex External USB CD/DVD Burner and Drive, graciously donated to us from Office Max! Missed Part 1? Click HERE to listen in online!
Flash Security (again!) For hour one we talked about Flash! The once invaluable browser plugin had another bad news day this week, and we covered what you can do about it!
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!