Computer Talk Radio

Computer Talk Radio

Benjamin Rockwell
Sep 26, 2020 1 hr 30 min

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-26-2020

This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd variety - Microsoft, Bethesda, id, Facebook, screens, cable TV, more - 11:00 - A better chair when WFH - Benjamin covers experience with his new office gaming chair - 22:00 - 5G vs 5Ghz vs WiFi5 confusion - Keith M. Sedor shares frustrations about 5G, 5Ghz, and WiFi5 - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks California burning, air quality, ash, and uHoo - 39:00 - Don’t be fooled by Google bomb - Benjamin covers odd search leading to politician website - 44:00 - Keske on warranties - Benjamin and Steve cover the wide world of warranties - 56:00 - Keeping tech savvy - Benjamin provides basic skills all techs (and people) need - 1:07:00 - Handling your IT professional - Benjamin shares knowledge on IT Hired Guns (ADD, prices, etc) - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin notes the menace of the insider threat to the company - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Instant Messages - Santos asks if we should still avoid instant messaging at office
Sep 19, 2020 1 hr 30 min

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-19-2020

This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd variety - iOS, Apple, Facebook, Amazon Music, Teens and school, more - 11:00 - Apple Watch / iPad Event 2020 - Keith talks about Apple events, and the Apple Watch Series 6 - 22:00 - Apple Watch / iPad Event 2020 - Keith and Benjamin continue with Fitness+, iPad, and more - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks about when to DIY and when to Don’t DIY - 39:00 - Benjamin talks flying cars - The myth and promise has been around for years, but still lacks - 44:00 - Keske on Irrigation Tech - Steve covers some high-tech gardening and irrigation tech - 56:00 - Sometimes we need relaxation - Benjamin notes that digital distractions can bring you stress - 1:07:00 - Internet Pet Scams are ruff - Benjamin approaches a nasty pet scam that can bite you - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin serves up some misc network definitions for offices - 1:24:00 - Google Drive is emptying trash - Benjamin connects old issue of trash to new Google approach
Sep 12, 2020 1 hr 30 min

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-12-2020

This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:- 00:00 - News of the nerd variety - News of Apple, Epic, Amazon Alexa, Motorola, Xbox, more- 11:00 - Problems with scammers - Benjamin covers phone scammers and a bad solution- 22:00 - Looking back at first computers - Keith talks about his first computer and the experience- 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty discusses lower voltage control of lighting with Benjamin- 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Flash drives - Nestor asks about the price of portable flash drives dropping- 44:00 - Keske on ancestry and family - Steve and Benjamin bounce around a bit of family tree and DNA- 56:00 - Saving money is possible - Benjamin gives options if you can'tbuy a computer right now- 1:07:00 - Social Media scores are coming - Benjamin talks how the social media score could affect you- 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - IT Pros perform remote monitoring and management- 1:24:00 - Slow down and ignore tech - Benjamin encourages to do more things that help forget techComputer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-10-2020Computer Talk Radio,Apple,scams,colecovision,lighting,low voltage,flash drives,genealogy,saving money,social media score,remote management,escapeComputer Talk Radio Broadcast 09-12-2020; News of Apple, Epic, Alexa, Motorola, Xbox, more; Phone scammers; first computer experience; low voltage lighting; price drops on tech; family tree; buying options; too much tech; remote monitoring; slowing down
Sep 05, 2020 1 hr 30 min

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-05-2020

This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerd-like news for noting - Facebook, censorship, Messenger, brain implants, Walmart - 11:00 - Moving to Mars with Elon Musk - Benjamin muses over Musks plans for Mars colonization - 22:00 - Epic (games) battles with Apple - Keith and Benjamin discuss Epic Games, Fortnite, Apple fight - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty discusses magnetic tech to resolve water scaling issues - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Hacking from past - Benjamin admits to bad decisions earlier in tech life - 44:00 - Keske on subtractive printers - Steve and Benjamin discuss 3D etching, cutting, forming tools - 56:00 - Technology impacts on youth - Benjamin cautions that tech can impact youth negatively - 1:07:00 - Looking back in time - Benjamin reflects on first personal computer purchase (1989) - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin looks at tech and other issues upon return to office - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Chromebook - Adam asked Benjamin thoughts on Chromebook lifespan
Aug 29, 2020 1 hr 30 min

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-29-2020

This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd world - Amazon, Apple, Epic, Facebook, AI, Microsoft, and more - 11:00 - Not just computers, but all tech - Benjamin covers that all tech is experiencing a price shift - 22:00 - August Apple Apathy on Mac - Keith closes out this series on Apple issues, by hitting the Corp - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty Winston covers the various aspects of UVC light tech - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Streaming service - Benjamin answers Jerry's question on what service to use - 44:00 - Keske on technology durability - Benjamin and Steve discuss the increasing durability of tech - 56:00 - Dealing with problems - Benjamin covers email disasters and how to handle them - 1:07:00 - Tech symbols and origination - Benjamin talks tech symbols, including the show's logo - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - IT Pros do more than just nerd things… adapting to many areas - 1:24:00 - Reference sources for the show - Benjamin notes he uses sources from left and right for the show
Aug 22, 2020 1 hr 30 min

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-22-2020

This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of a nerd sort - Apple, Google, Twitter, Panasonic, Microsoft, Blackberry, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Top basics to learn - Jen asked Benjamin about what do all people need to know - 22:00 - August Apple Apathy on Mac - Keith continues his dislike of Apple, and the repair problems - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty tells Benjamin that the thermostat is where it's at - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Best upgrade - Dan asks about improving boot time… SSD upgrades rock - 44:00 - Keske on airplane technology - Benjamin and Steve talk about airplane tech to fly us around - 56:00 - Dangers of computer unreality (1) - Benjamin covers the dangers of getting lost in computers - 1:07:00 - Dangers of computer unreality (2) - Benjamin continues on dangers of the unreality in tech - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin laments the demise of documentation everywhere - 1:24:00 - Annual PC buying guide - Benjamin explains Back To School Buying Guide issues this year
Aug 15, 2020 1 hr 30 min

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-15-2020

This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of nerdly interest and note - Political censorship, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, Fortnite, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Blue blocking - Benjamin answers Pearl - Blue light is not going to kill your eyes - 22:00 - August Apple Apathy on Mac - Keith talks about some of the failings with his own Apple Watch - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks about increasing air pressure within the house - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Laser Printers - Larry asks Benjamin about Laser Printer options for current - 44:00 - Keske on government freebies - Steve and Benjamin explore options for cheap or free laptops - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Is old PC obsolete - Kevin asks how to tell when a computer is finally obsolete - 1:07:00 - Old tech in strange places - Benjamin covers how floppy disks are still in scary usage spots - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin opines on giving tech a problem list or one at a time - 1:24:00 - Politics are getting worse - Benjamin laments astro-turf text message annoyances
Aug 08, 2020 1 hr 30 min

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-08-2020

This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News to note of the nerd world - T-Mobile, smart monitors, Disney+, Twitter, Apple, Google - 11:00 - Standing desk for health - Benjamin covers idea of standing desk for working from home - 22:00 - August Apple Apathy on Mac - Keith continues August Apple analysis of problem areas - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks about Sensi Predict - HVAC troubleshooter - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Amazon analysis - Alex asks Benjamin about virtues and issues with Amazon - 44:00 - Keske's optimizes Windows 10 - Steve discusses some options for speeding up his Windows 10 - 56:00 - Old recordable media dying - Benjamin discusses problems with old CD recordables - 1:07:00 - 3D printing challenge coin - Benjamin updates his experience with challenge coin - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Working From Anywhere vs rotating shifts and other plans - 1:24:00 - Go Fund Me great place to help - Benjamin talks about his nephew and Go Fund Me
Aug 01, 2020 1 hr 30 min

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-01-2020

This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News to note of the nerd world - SpaceX, Antitrust, Twitter, Google, Smart Glasses, iPhone - 11:00 - Impending return from Space - Pete Trabucco talks about astronauts and experiences - 22:00 - August Apple Apathy on Mac - Keith starts to show Benjamin he's not a fanboy, bashs Macs - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty brings up a number of tools that work without touch - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Camera change - Benjamin answers why he went with Nikon DSLRs vs Olympus - 44:00 - Keske's Goofy Geeky Gadgets - Steve provides a long list of various goofy gadgets of interest - 56:00 - Why Privacy Matters (Part 1) - Benjamin addresses importance of privacy, and why it matters - 1:07:00 - Why Privacy Matters (Part 2) - Benjamin continues his concerns about us giving up information - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin ponders what happens if he gets hit by a bus - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Tech longevity - What daily tech has survived for Benjamin the longest
Jul 25, 2020 1 hr 30 min

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 07-25-2020

This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News to note of the nerd world - Musk, Bezos, LinkedIn, Hotline, SpaceX, Space Force, more - 11:00 - Censorship by any other name… - Twitter's heavy handed approach really looks bad for all - 22:00 - Trackpads are not fave of all - Keith and Benjamin discuss cursor controls, and trackpads - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty covers news of killer (bad) Covid tech for your home - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Backup Cameras - Jenna asks about a backup camera for her ten year old car - 44:00 - Keske on Choirs - Steve sings the praise of some folks who setup a virtual choir - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Windows AV - Jameson asks Benjamin about Windows Defender anti-malware - 1:07:00 - YouTube a great research tool - Benjamin covers experience with YouTube for fixing things - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin answers question… why IT always reports to finance - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Facebook Surveys - Cindy asks about Facebook Surveys (DON’T DO THEM!)
Computer Talk Radio
Genre
Technology
Episodes
199
Frequency
Weekly podcast
Prediction
Next episode Saturday, October 3
Website
computertalkradio.com/podcastCTR/
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