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Computer Talk Radio is a weekly broadcast program that reaches out to help the listener tackle their computer issues and fears. Nerds helping normal people, and bringing them up to date with technology.

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Podcast Episode's:
Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 10-01-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of nerd fascination - Amazon, Tesla robot, Snowden, Stadia, Apple iPhone, more - 11:00 - Time to clean your tech - Benjamin gives pointers on keeping your tech fresh and clean - 22:00 - Scary iPhone tracking experience - Keith gets a little rattled by notices and a creepy dude in car - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty reflects on designs throughout our amazing world - 39:00 - Scam Series - Office gift cards - Office gift card scam, where boss says buy them quick… - 44:00 - Keske on new car tech - Steve talks about NASAs attack on an asteroid, and results - 56:00 - Printer industry is dead - It's been a long time coming, but the printer is nearly dead - 1:07:00 - Printing things is not needed - Benjamin covers where we were, are, and going with printers - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 192 - Quiet quitting solutions and communications for all concerned - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - found drive - Brian asks about inspecting contents of found flash drive
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 09-24-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of nerd fascination - Social media, survellance, robots, Windows 10, football, disks - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - fixing PCs for cash - Ken asks about the idea of getting into fixing computers - 22:00 - iPhone teardown reveals - Keith covers news that new iPhone is better for right to repair - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty shares about how USB is evolving more and more - 39:00 - Scam Series - Disaster Relief - Benjamin details how we should only go with the known - 44:00 - Keske on new car tech - Even the blind guy covers the new tech coming in your auto - 56:00 - Magnusson Moss Warranty Act - Benjamin covers protection for those that like to tinker - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - personal impact - Ed asks Benjamin how personal use of tech will impact business - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 191 - Quiet quitting problems and solutions to ponder - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - next big thing - Thomas asks Benjamin what will be the next big thing in tech
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 09-17-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Listener Q&A - Triple rapid fire - Benjamin addresses three quick listener questions - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Hard drive slow - Paul asks Benjamin about a hard drive replacement and speed - 22:00 - Power and privacy on iPhone - Keith M. Sedor addresses some power and privacy settings - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks experiences of new Klein Screwdrivers - 39:00 - Scam Series - Won sweepstakes - Benjamin notes that you haven't won that new sweepstakes - 44:00 - Keske on tech you shouldn't use - Steve and Benjamin talk about safety concerns with old tech - 56:00 - Robot workers won't work - Your job is definitely safe for a long time from robots - 1:07:00 - Being productive while WFH - Benjamin gives productivity tips for home office - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 191 - Quiet quitting and it's relationship to Information Technology - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - will tech kill us - Jessica asks if technology will become the literal death of us
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 09-10-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd kind - Queen Elizabeth, Meta, Apple, Amazon, Buick, Jeep, GM - 11:00 - Apple Event Sept 2022 (Part 1) - Keith and Benjamin discuss latest Apple watch and news - 22:00 - Apple Event Sept 2022 (Part 2) - Benjamin and Keith continue with Apple Event discussion - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty poses his tech challenge regarding sound and RADAR - 39:00 - Scam Series - Official Phish - Benjamin warns that phish attempts may look like your boss - 44:00 - Keske on military and privacy - Benjamin and Steve discuss military concerns over privacy - 56:00 - Voter manipulation is coming - Benjamin looks to past and future attempts at voter twisting - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - smartphone buy - Kevin asks about buying, Donna about selling smartphones - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 190 - Benjamin launches small series on Quiet Quitting concept - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - cone of silence - Martha asks Benjamin about mention of Alexa cone of silence
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 09-03-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd kind - California, SpaceX, taxes, electric cars, Snapchat, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - forgetting, install - Jen asks about forgetting, Lance about RAM installations - 22:00 - 2 factor authentication and Apple - Keith expresses continued disdain for two factor authentication - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty notes how streaming is overtaing the world - 39:00 - Scam Series - comes in all forms - Benjamin notes that scams come in all manner and variety - 44:00 - Keske pauses for some fun - Steve mentions two websites that help keep things fun - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Electric cars - Syl asks about ultrawide monitors, David of pirated software - 1:07:00 - More than tech knowledge - Benjamin covers how IT pros have more skills than you know - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 188 - Poor social media usage decisions can affect job negatively - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - blue blockers - Linda asks Benjamin if blue blocking lenses actually work
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 08-27-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd kind - Starlink and T-Mobile, Apple, Twitter, whistleblower, Duck.com - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - DOS vs present - Wanda asks Benjamin about DOS apps vs modern computing - 22:00 - Home Automation - doorbell - Keith tells about his fondness with Ring doorbell and features - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks up Barbasol as an example of product promotions - 39:00 - Scam Series - Don't try it - Benjamin warns to not toy with scammers, lest trouble occur - 44:00 - Keske and hyperloops - Steve continues with Benjamin regarding future transportation - 56:00 - Morality or lack in technology - Benjamin covers if tech is moral, or immoral, and how - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Electric cars - Mike asks about considerations prior to buying electric car - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 188 - Peter asks tech differences for small, mid, large companies - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - repairing laptop - Michael asks if laptop jacks and other ports can be repaired
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 08-20-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd kind - Win11, return to office, Doordash, John Deere, Amazon, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Metaverse musing - Mary asks about Benjamin's thoughts of the metaverse - 22:00 - Venturing into smart home - Keith M Sedor dives deeper into home automated thermostat - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks about statistics and dentists thoughts on tech - 39:00 - Scam Series - Zelle scam - Benjamin warns of the Zelle scam that could hit your bank - 44:00 - Keske and hyperloops - Benjamin and Steve explore the promise of the hyperloop - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - DSLR, NAS - Fred asks if DSLR is dead, John wants to know about NAS - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - tablets vs PCs - Bill asks advantages of tablet over PC, Thomas about questions - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 187 - Benjamin talks about concerns when one is a consultant - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - death of privacy - James asks if privacy has finally keeled over and died on us
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 08-13-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd kind - iRobot, Amazon, General Motors, Disney, Samsung, Google - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - programming - Jerome asks about programming without PC, Joy about salvage - 22:00 - Venturing into smart home - Keith tells of his first foray into a smarthome, the smart lock - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty gets whimsical talking of candy and technology shifts - 39:00 - Scam Series - Voicemail scam - Benjamin warns of a scam to check your voicemail via email - 44:00 - Keske and browsers - Steve revisits virtual reality, and the latest experiences - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - expensive flash - Benjamin addresses Reginald's question about expensive flash - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - computer repair - Peggy asks about visual cues for repairing computers - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 186 - Benjamin talks about work vs home computers again - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - clean screens - Daniel asks best tips and tricks for cleaning various screens
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 08-06-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news from nerd world - Electric cars, cyberattacks, HBO, backups, Robinhood, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - WFA, spills - Tammy asks about work from anywhere, Tara about spills - 22:00 - Scammy sounding software - Keith covers a software that offers far too much to be true - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty presents a Klein Tools hook and loop tape dispenser - 39:00 - Scam Series - Fake Shipper scam - Benjamin warns of the Fake Shipper Scam and how to avoid - 44:00 - Keske on prosthetics - Steve returns to a discussion from the past… artificial limbs - 56:00 - Privacy really does matter (1) - Benjamin lays out case that privacy matters more than you think - 1:07:00 - Privacy really does matter (2) - Benjamin continues to cover privacy impacts on our lives - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 185 - Benjamin talks about Work vs Home computer (Part 1) - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - SD cards future - Timothy asks Benjamin if SD cards will be gone in short term
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 07-30-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd kind - Uber, Netflix, Russia, Streaming, congress shennanigans, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - fix vs reinstall - Jean asks Benjamin if people still fix instead of nuke and repave - 22:00 - Airtag experiences - Benjamin shares his continued Airtag experience with Keith - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty tells of how tech hoarding has a cost to the hoarder - 39:00 - Scam Series - Hardware scam - Benjamin tells of scam hardware called Zenboost - 44:00 - Keske and browsers - Steve talks about some of his favorite browser plugins - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - fix vs reinstall - Benjamin answers David with wifi leeches, Gary with reboots. - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - fix vs reinstall - Steven laments Facebook's abusive monitoring and punishment - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 184 - Benjamin warns of massive price jumps labelled inflation - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - meme thoughts - Donna sent a meme on Information Age, and Benjamin opines
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 07-23-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd kind - FCC, Broadband, NASA, Amazon, Netflix, Snap, crypto, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - computer repair - Thomas asks Benjamin some philosophy about repairing tech - 22:00 - Right To Repair current issues - Keith and Benjamin discuss state of Right To Repair - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty opines about shifting ideas in customer service - 39:00 - Scam Series - Aged accounting - Benjamin warns about a scam pulled on office workers - 44:00 - Keske and his spin on 4th and tech - Steve and Benjamin talk tech that should never have been. - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - password future - Benjamin shares 3 key things to be aware of with tech addiction - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - staying civil online - Derrick asks Benjamin about problems with online interactions - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 183 - Keeping ahead after the return to office - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Web Development - Anthony asks Benjamin about his choices for web development
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 07-16-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd kind - Tesla, Gates, Amazon, Ratings, privacy, Ring, and more - 11:00 - Voter manipulation has changed - Benjamin tells of tricks by social media giants to change minds - 22:00 - Making more space on iPhone - Keith tells how to clear space for your iPhone needs - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty shares his concerns of automations around our lives - 39:00 - Scam Series - Free USB scam - Benjamin warns about Free USB Sticks, especially found ones - 44:00 - Keske on Electric Cars - Steve Keske provides his own input into the electric car world - 56:00 - Medical concerns because of tech - Benjamin details out your medical concerns due to tech - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Connecting mic - Alicia asks about connecting microphone to her computer - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 182 - Benjamin notes WFH messed up some people for going to office - 1:24:00 - Windows new intrusion - Benjamin declares new Windows feature to be unprofessional
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 07-09-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd kind - Prime Day, Grubhub, Netflix, Starlink, BYD cars, and more - 11:00 - Electric vehicles disappoint - Benjamin shares reports of poor electric vehicle performance - 22:00 - Apple's CarPlay is exciting - Keith tells Benjamin he's ready to Beta test Apple CarPlay - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty devliers update on beating COVID via tech - 39:00 - Scam Series - deciphering email - Benjamin reads Walt's email and points out the scam identifiers - 44:00 - Keske and drone shows - Steve Keske talks about the exciting world of drone shows - 56:00 - Presenting like a profressional - Benjamin gives practical advise on giving presentation - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - some slow or fast - Ray asks why some places have slow or fast WIFI vs others - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 181 - Benjamin advises to think of work from home as a lesser option - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - wet tech - Donna asks Benjamin how manufacturers know tech got wet
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 07-02-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd kind - California law, airport signs, Apple CarPlay, GPUs, Samsung - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - social media - Debbie asks about Benjamin's concern of social media overload - 22:00 - Why not handle Apple rumors - Keith and Benjamin talk about the rumor mills and facts overall - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty and Benjamin discuss Independence Day with tech bent - 39:00 - Scam Series - Christmas in July - Benjamin warns of perrenial of Christmas In July scams - 44:00 - Keske and his spin on 4th and tech - Benjamin and Steve talk more about Independence Day - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - password future - Janet asks if we'll ever be rid of passwords and Benjamin says… - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - finish college or - Lisa asks if daughter should take job or finish college… - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 180 - Using care on social media now and during job hunting - 1:24:00 - Independence Day - Benjamin provides reflections of Independence Day
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 06-25-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd kind - Top TikTok, Netflix, layoffs, doomsday, Tesla fire, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Purchase tips - Tony asks about laptop for son going off to college - 22:00 - WWDC 2022 - Keith and Benjamin discuss lasting impressions of the event - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty tells of security, dogs, and keeping things safe - 39:00 - Scam Series - Acct Confirmation - Benjamin tells of Account Confirmation scams and their evils - 44:00 - Keske on scams against seniors - Steve and Benjamin discuss scum scammers preying on elderly - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - laptop vs desktop - Eric asks about debate of laptop versus desktop - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - control, clocking - Carla on remote control, Matthew on overclocking vs warranty - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 179 - Benjamin talks on job concerns during world economic shifts - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - TV options - Jeff and Kathy ask about cutting cord or continuing with cable
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 06-18-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerd kind - SpaceX, Japan, insults, Microsoft, cryptocurrency, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Questions of speed - Rachel asks about internet speed, Brian about Windows XP - 22:00 - Making the move to mechanical - Keith and Benjamin talk of mechanical keyboards on Macs - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty and Benjamin disucss Father's Day - 39:00 - Scam Series - Google Adtrap - Benjamin discusses the Google Adtrap scam, and how to avoid - 44:00 - Keske and more learning options - Steve talks about Coursera, an option for learning more tech - 56:00 - Smartphone as a pacifier - Benjamin muses on the idea that the smartphone is a pacifier - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - mics and drives - April asks of microphones, Melvin about backup drives - 1:16:00 - IT Pro Series 178 - Listener Q&A - Cynthia asks about multiple monitor workflow - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Win11 or Mac - Ryan asks Benjamin about next steps in the tech world
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 06-11-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Implementation Plans and more - Benjamin details update in his life through Implementation Plans - 11:00 - Implementation Plans (Part 2) - Benjamin continues on Implementation Plans for everywhere - 22:00 - Password concers - Part 2 - Keith and Benjamin finish two part series on passwords - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks about Single Chip Radar and implications - 39:00 - Scam Series - Illegal Action Scam - Benjamin warns about how scammers prey on accusations - 44:00 - Keske has Listener Question - Benjamin and Steve discuss hotspots using smartphones - 56:00 - Protecting your tech on vacation - Benjamin tells how to protect your technology while travelling - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - life before tech - Matthew asks about life before tech, Sharon about leaving - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 177 - Benjamin explores CEO comment on Zoom camera being off - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - big screen monitor - Yvonne asks about Benjamin's 43" monitor and if he's blind
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 06-04-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Listener Q&A - Opening music - David asks Benjamin of Computer Talk Radio opening music - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - All-In-One issues - Benjamin settles Sonia's concerns about All-In-One computers - 22:00 - Password concerns - Part 1 - Keith and Benjamin discuss passwords in two part series - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty and Benjamin discuss the 512 Audio Limelight - 39:00 - Scam Series - Cloud Access Scam - Benjamin alerts to fake job test that bills you for cloud space - 44:00 - Keske on concerns of free WiFi - Steve and Benjamin discuss the dangers of getting free WiFi - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - old tech disposal - Benjamin answers Tracy on what to do with old technology - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - replacing router - Dorian asks Benjamin about replacing WiFi router - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 176 - Benjamin explores the types of backups one can perform - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - wireless drives - Kathleen asks Benjamin about wireless hard drives
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 05-28-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerdy week - Snap, Broadcom, Vmware, ServiceNow, Apple, Amazon - 11:00 - Is Benjamin dystopian on tech - Toby asks about Benjamin's overall approach to new tech - 22:00 - New Apple FCC filing - Benjamin and Keith share thought process of tech analysis - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty and Benjamin talk about microphone choices - 39:00 - Scam Series - Vacation problems - Benjamin alerts to watch out for people reporting vacay probs - 44:00 - Keske on robots coming soon - Steve covers the various robots that are coming to our lives - 56:00 - Kiosks will kill customer service - Benjamin tells a tale about how self service kiosks fail us - 1:07:00 - Automation needs better PR - Benjamin continues with examaning the automation failures - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 175 - Benjamin tackles more rapid fire complaints about the IT Dept - 1:24:00 - Elon Musk accusation teardown - Benjamin carefully addresses Elon Musk settlement in money
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 05-21-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerdy week - Crypto, government, LAFD, gas, Netflix, Apple, spying, more - 11:00 - Stop the madness now - Benjamin tells about dialing back usage of the smartphone - 22:00 - Apple refurbs and minis - Benjamin and Keith talk refurbs and Mac Mini options - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty delivers on the psychology of leaving lockdowns - 39:00 - Scam Series - Income Scam - Benjamin talks about the General Income scam - 44:00 - Keske on lightbulbs - Steve talks about the impending demise of incandescents - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Tech backpack - David asks about what Benjamin has in his tech backpack - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - NFC tags - Blair asks what NFC tags can do, and Benjamin has ideas - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 174 - Benjamin and downsides and experience of working from home - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Nerd IQ - Michelle asks if all nerds have high IQ, and Benjamin distracts
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 05-14-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerdy week - Crypto crashing, Netflix changing, Win11 blunder, new tech - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Macs on a budget - Benjamin covers some things to watch for on buying used mac - 22:00 - Death of the last iPod - Keith and Benjamin cover Apple announcement of iPod doom - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks about high-tech foam insullation for homes - 39:00 - Scam Series - IT Alert Scam - Benjamin warns that an IT alert may be a wolf in sheeps clothing - 44:00 - Keske on tech for the blind - Steve talks about global positioning satellites and new changes - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Benjamins past - George asks about the evolution of computing in Benjamin's life - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Kindle delivery - Grace asks about Whispersync, and Benjamin gives details - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 173 - Benjamin talks about Disaster Recovery drills and importance - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - sticky keyboard - Mercy asks Benjamin about how to address a sticky keyboard
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 05-07-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerdy week - Twitter, CDC, John Deere, what3words, streaming, Apple, WFH - 11:00 - Spotting the spam scammers - Benjamin provides some quick tips to spot spam scammers - 22:00 - Why Apple hits or misses - Benjamin asks Keith to explore why Apple has ups and downs - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks Mothers Day and tech for everyone's moms - 39:00 - Scam Series - Package wait scam - Benjamin plays audio from a student loan scam out there - 44:00 - Keske on tech for the blind - Steve and Benjamin discuss braille and talking watches - 56:00 - Ghost guns aren't scary - Benjamin talks the non-issue of ghost and 3D printed guns - 1:07:00 - Ghost guns are too complex - Benjamin continues on the controversial topic of firearms - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 172 - Zoom interviews leading to personal revaltions about coworkers - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - budget laptops - James asks Benjamin about budget laptops (Chromebook)
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 04-30-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerdy week - Twitter, Musk, Facebook, Amazon, knowledge, spying - 11:00 - Facebook knows much about you - Facebook leaked memo spawns Benjamin to talk details - 22:00 - Mac Server dies slow death - Keith covers journey towards the death of Mac OS Server - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks about Computer Security game that shouldn't be - 39:00 - Scam Series - Package wait scam - Package waiting? Benjamin tells that it is likely a scam - 44:00 - Keske on improving knowledge - Steve and Benjamin discuss continuing education for seniors - 56:00 - Purchases made in haste - Benjamin covers tech purchases that could have waited - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Better WiFi - Maria and Rita both ask same question… better wifi? - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 171 - Benjamin notes that with tech, work romance is not good - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Bad connections - Lisa asks what Benjamin thinks is worst PC connection out there
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 04-23-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News of the nerdy week - Netflix woes, CNN disaster, ads, Elon Musk, Win11, aliens - 11:00 - Listing some home office tech - Frazier asks what are Benjamins key home office essentials - 22:00 - Passwords are important - Keith talks about the importance of passwords in our lives - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty updates us on his car tech and experiences - 39:00 - Scam Series - Overpaid utils scam - Benjamin tells of a scam that your utilities have been overpaid - 44:00 - Keske on improving production - Steve and Benjamin talk about improving production via tech - 56:00 - Tech Addictions (Part 1) - Benjamin tells of the reality of tech addictions, and recognizing - 1:07:00 - Tech Addictions (Part 1) - Benjamin continues with tips to avoid tech addiction - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 170 - Benjamin goes addressing more rapid fire complaints about IT - 1:24:00 - Perhaps we need to talk - Benjamin pushes the idea that we need to exchange ideas
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 04-16-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News other than Elon Musk - Electric cars, Apple employees, Google politics, Meta, more - 11:00 - Elon Musk's major buy of Twitter - Keith and Benjamin cover the massive move on Twitter - 22:00 - More on Elon Musk's move - Benjamin and Keith tackle Elon Musk's purchasing decision - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty and Benjamin lighten up with talk of Easter Eggs - 39:00 - Scam Series - IRS tax scam - Benjamin warns of the IRS Tax scam (well, you know!) - 44:00 - Keske on bad Android apps - Benjamin and Steve discuss some really bad Android choices - 56:00 - Spring cleaning your tech (pt 1) - Benjamin doles out tips and tricks for spring cleaning tech - 1:07:00 - Spring cleaning your tech (pt 2) - Benjamin continues with wiping up the mess on our tech - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 168 - How does a manager review a remote worker? - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - computers in cars - Deborah asks Benjamins thoughts on computers in cars
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 04-09-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Tech in church is a good thing - With Easter coming, Benjamin discusses need for tech in chuch - 11:00 - Elon Musk creating ripples - Elon Musk is involved in so much, Benjamin muses if we lost him - 22:00 - More Elon Musk concerns - Keith expresses concerns of Elon Musks empire as well - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty extols virtues of new Klein screwdrivers and accessories - 39:00 - Scam Series - Fake Confirm scam - Benjamin covers an ongoing scam of confirming sales - 44:00 - Keske on drones (archeaology) - Steve discusses latest drone innovations for Indiana Jones - 56:00 - Movie and TV tropes revisited - Benjamin details out some more tropes that need to leave - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - online backups - Benjamin is not sold on the idea of online backup services - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 168 - Benjamin predicts business IT Changes that are coming soon - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - solid state drives - Benjamin guides Melissa on replacing old hard drive with SSD
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 04-02-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news and notations - Apple, Netflix, cryptocurrency crackdowns, USPS, HHS, E3 - 11:00 - Comparing freedoms - Benjamin uses 1st Amendment to defend 2nd Amendment - 22:00 - Consulting experiences - Keith joins Benjamin in talking about crazy tech client handling - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty discusses how Zebra is changing the label printer game - 39:00 - Scam Series - Own Text scam - Benjamin details newest scam from this week, a text from you - 44:00 - Keske on drones (on water!) - Steve discusses latest drone innovation looking for sea mines - 56:00 - Creepy capitalism and movie - Benjamin covers older movie and it's current advertising twins - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Eco-electronics - Brenda is skeptical about eco-electronics, and Benjamin agrees - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 167 - Talk about physical and mental health when working at home - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - LED colored bulbs - Katrina asks Benjamin the difference between color LED bulbs
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 03-26-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news and notations - Starlink, government overreach, Win11, Apple outage, more - 11:00 - Getting work done better - Benjamin gives tips to eliminate distractions and stay working - 22:00 - Keith and Benjamin look back - Some of the teams past tech shopping is revisited with fun - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty covers a shockingly good charger that really rocks - 39:00 - Scam Series - Post Disaster relief - Benjamin covers current topic of post disaster relief scams - 44:00 - Keske on small improvements - Steve Keske talks one of the new approaches for drones - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - parts, disassembly - Benjamin answers related questions on laptops and parts - 1:07:00 - Robots coming for our jobs - Benjamin addresses if we need to fear for our career - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 166 - Benjamin on continuing to build your brand on LinkedIn - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Dual monitor issue - Valerie asks Benjamin about dual monitor problem… software?
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 03-19-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - More nerdy news of note - Tesla, Netflix, commercials, Uber, Google, time change, more - 11:00 - Movie and TV Nerd Tropes - Benjamin covers some of the tropes that we see on media - 22:00 - Keith talks car computer chips - Benjamin and Keith explore the current car chip situation - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks of better microphone sound with the King Bee II - 39:00 - Scam Series - Post Disaster relief - Benjamin covers current topic of post disaster relief scams - 44:00 - Keske on small improvements - Steve and Benjamin discuss different small but good advances - 56:00 - Tech Acceptance Curve (part 1) - Benjamin explains how some adopt quickly in all areas - 1:07:00 - Tech Acceptance Curve (part 2) - Benjamin also covers how some resist adopting new tech - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 165 - Benjamin on continuing to build your brand on LinkedIn - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Saving money - Benjamin tells of apps like Gas Buddy to Alice and everyone
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 03-12-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - More nerdy news of note - Kickstarter, Apple, Win11, LimeWire, Ukraine, crypto, more - 11:00 - Apple March Event 2022 - Keith covers the Mac event, and his excitement for new tech - 22:00 - Apple March Event 2022 - Benjamin and Keith continue with the new expensive Mac - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty covers SciFi technology and technobabble - 39:00 - Scam Series - PC Support scam - Benjamin cautions that Microsoft isn't going to call you to help - 44:00 - Keske on Education - Steve and Benjamin banter about some top education sites - 56:00 - Surveys aren't always good - Benjamin laments the many lies about surveys and statistics - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - XP, delete files - Constance on WinXp, Steffen about deleting a file (don’t!) - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 164 - Benjamin talks about building your brand on LinkedIn - 1:24:00 - Time wasters aren't always good - Benjamin noted that some items are a waste of valuable time
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 03-05-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - More nerdy news of note - Starlink, Apple, Biden, social media, Win11, Melinda Gates, etc - 11:00 - Impacts on our youth - Technology has so many impacts on all ages, especially youth - 22:00 - Escaping Network Solutions - Keith brings a listener question about escaping old behemoth - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty Winston talks about zombie shipping containers - 39:00 - Scam Series - COVID relief scam - Benjamin tells of the COVID relief that will bring headaches - 44:00 - Keske on military tech move - Steve Keske talks evolution of military tech to commercial sector - 56:00 - Ukrainian news of tech reactions - Benjamin details the many reactions of tech industry to Russia - 1:07:00 - Deming Cycle described - Benjamin covers a simple explanation of Plan Do Check Act - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 163 - Benjamin details out volume software licensing agreements - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Spying on our kids - Kimberly asks how far we should go in tech spying on our kids
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 02-26-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News in the nerd world - Elon Musk, Ukraine, malware, IRS, Intel, Apple, numbers, more - 11:00 - Reacting to tough times properly - Benjamin lays out concerns during world attention events - 22:00 - Talking about the weather (apps) - Keith and Benjamin opine on the weather utilities that shine - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Subaru accident leads to new car tech for Marty Winston - 39:00 - Scam Series - Faux charity scam - Benjamin asks you to check with the tried and true charities - 44:00 - Keske on prosthetic tech support - Steve and Benjamin talk tech support for prosthetic owners - 56:00 - Telling all is not all that good - Oversharing is not overcaring… dial back how much you say - 1:07:00 - Tech in church is OK - There are times to pull out the iPad while the pastor is preaching - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 162 - Benjamin cover business posting of salary ranges in job ads - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - new PC memory - Bryan asks Benjamin about new computer memory and swap
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 02-19-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News in the nerd world - Bionic eyes, DeLorean, Win11, Chrome OS, Metanames, etc - 11:00 - Windows 11 is not ready for us - Benjamin clearly lays out why Windows 11 isn't what we want - 22:00 - More on impending metaverse - Keith discusses more experiences with virtual reality - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty revisits concerns of COVID tech and solutions - 39:00 - Scam Series - Mechanics (part 4) - Benjamin closes out the Mechanics of the Scam (5 of 5) - 44:00 - Keske on battery technologies - Steve and Benjamin go down battery rabbit hole on recharging - 56:00 - Nerd Myths exist to be debunked - Benjamin talks about the life of a nerd, and myths therein - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Programming - Logan asks Benjamin how much programming is required in IT - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 160 - Benjamin says we all need to become tech leaders to survive - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - repair or replace - Roberta asks Benjamin on considerations for repair or repalce
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 02-12-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News in the nerd world - Peloton, Meta, IRS, Amazon, Chrome, Microsoft and more - 11:00 - Censorship is still bad - Benjamin laments censorship of the Bad Guy of the Day - 22:00 - Sedor on iPhone sending cash - Tapping two phones to pay is exciting for Keith and Benjamin - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks the Bosch Freak, a combo wrench driver that rocks - 39:00 - Scam Series - Mechanics (part 4) - Benjamin covers the Mechanics of the Scam part 4 of 5 - 44:00 - Keske on Humans 2.0 - The various enhancements of the human body are discussed - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - defrag, and surge - Veronica asks defrag of SSD, Victoria about replacing surge - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - power, and repair - Joel about PC on all day, Kimberly about time to repair PC - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 160 - Gerald asks Benjamin when to move consultant to full-time - 1:24:00 - Who are you following? - Benjamin challenges you to consider your actions online
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 02-05-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News in the nerd world - Meta fall, Google Balance, Amazon rise, jets, FCC, GPS tracker - 11:00 - Special on Dark Patterns (part 1) - These Dark Patterns are working us over. Benjamin explains - 22:00 - Right to Repair may need more - Keith and Benjamin discuss current state of right to repair - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty and Benjamin highlight medical items from CES 2022 - 39:00 - Scam Series - Mechanics (part 3) - Benjamin covers the Mechanics of the Scam part 3 of 5 - 44:00 - Keske on a major work success - Steve remembers a success at tech from his career - 56:00 - Special on Dark Patterns (part 2) - Benjamin continues part 2 of the Dark Patterns. - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - buy or rent - Anthony asks Benjamin if he should rent from ISP or purchase - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 159 - Finale from Benjamin's ongoing series of complaints for IT - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - television show - Robert asks Benjamin about item from CSI-CYBER
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 01-29-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News in the nerd world - Apple, Musk's plane, stalker, 5G, masks, labels, censorship - 11:00 - Backup strategy rethink - Benjamin outlines new backup strategy for everyone - 22:00 - Thinking long term of purchases - Keith discusses long term thinking and working with consultants - 31:00 - Marty's Wisdom - Marty and Benjamin discuss reflections on CES 2022 - 39:00 - Scam Series - Mechanics (part 2) - Benjamin covers the Mechanics of the Scam in a miniseries - 44:00 - Keske on refurbished items - Steve and Benjamin discuss refurbished item concerns - 56:00 - Physical security for your tech - Benjamin tells how to protect your tech, physically - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - specialized, byopc - Robert asks about specialty computers, Elizabeth about build - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 158 - Part 4 of 5 in the ongoing series of complaints for IT - 1:24:00 - Tech addiction concerns - Martha asks if tech addiction is real, Benjamin gives example
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 01-22-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News in the nerd world - China, Olympics, Microsoft, censorship, Netflix, gaming, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - will pace falter - Maria asks Benjamin if the pace of tech improvement will stall - 22:00 - Gaming over the years - Keith and Benjamin discuss gaming over the years - 31:00 - Marty's Wisdom - Marty talks about the WeMax projector and his love for it - 39:00 - Scam Series - Mechanics (part 1) - Benjamin covers the Mechanics of the Scam in a miniseries - 44:00 - Keske on Education - Steve discusses some of the concern for schools and disabled - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - acronyms, repairs - Joe asks about acronyms, Joseph on walking away from repair - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - struggles, chrome - Andrea asks biggest client struggle, Steven about Chromebook - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 157 - Part 3 of 5 in the ongoing series of complaints for IT - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - IT Pro Salary - Michael asks Benjamin what an IT Pro's salary looks like
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 01-15-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News in the nerd world - Baby Shark, Metaverse, Second Life, CES, Crypto, more - 11:00 - Uber driver experience - Benjamin tells of a recent Uber experience and his fascination - 22:00 - Sedor on the metaverse - Benjamin and Keith dive deeper on the Oculus experience - 31:00 - Marty's Wisdom - Benjamin highlights clickbait concerns while Marty is away - 39:00 - Scam Series - Free tablets - Benjamin warns no such thing as a free tablet for few questions - 44:00 - Keske on goofy flash drives - Benjamin and Steve talk personalization of flash drive fashions - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Dislikes in IT - David asks Benjamin what he dislikes about working in IT - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - spies, ransomware - Patricia asks if techs spy, Carol asks if she should pay ransom - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 156 - Benjamin continues a 5 part series of complaints for IT - Part 2 - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Laptop toasted? - Terry asks Benjamin about smoking laptop… literally.
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 01-08-2022
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Why CES matters less today - Benjamin covers how this weeks CES news isn't as important - 11:00 - Tech for going to Mars - Benjamin muses on just one tech aspect for going to Mars - 22:00 - Keith talks of 2 tech experiences - Benjamin and Keith unpack two differing experiences - 31:00 - Marty's Wisdom - Marty covers some items based on nerds not going outdoors - 39:00 - Scam Series - BF/GF variations - Benjamin covers variations on the boy/girlfriend scams - 44:00 - Keske on voice recognition - Steve covers voice recognition changes for today and beyond - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Larger C drive - Darin asks Benjamin best approach for larger C drive - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Tech working tips - Blanche asks Benjamin for tips on hiring tech consultants - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 155 - Benjamin starts a 5 part series of complaints for IT - Part 1 - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Office 365 - James asks Benjamin about Office 365 for the family
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 01-01-2022
Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 01-01-2022; Blackberry, Alexa, Tesla, Metaverse; Benjamin's rare walkback; Keith's new virtual reality; Marty's CES reality; blackmail scams; Steves predictions; Benjamin's musings; saving money; having backups; hibernation
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 12-25-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news of tech nature - Log4J, Elon Musk, CES, Radio Shack, Tesla, and lickable TVs - 11:00 - Backing up your memories - Pastor agrees, hard drives to save your valuable memories - 22:00 - Looking back at Apples 2021 - Keith covers his view of what happened in the last year - 31:00 - Marty's Wisdom - Marty states that all he wants for Christmas is a nap - 39:00 - Scam Series - Fake alerts - Benjamin covers fake alerts on Facebook - 44:00 - More retrospective with Keske - Steve and Benjamin continue looking at 2021's ups and downs - 56:00 - 2021 Technology Review - A look back at 2021 and the tech stories of the tech world - 1:07:00 - Nerd of the Year runners-up - Keith and Benjamin discuss runners-up for Nerd of the Year - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 153 - Benjamin notes frequently the importance of certification is low - 1:24:00 - Nerd of the Year - Benjamin eulogizes the Nerd of the Year for 2021
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 12-18-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news of tech nature - Musk, Kronos, Log4J, Amazon, Facebook, Toyota, and more - 11:00 - The latest tech vulnerability - Benjamin speaks of Log4j and Log4Shell, explaining details - 22:00 - Food for nerds thought - Keith and Benjamin discuss blessings of food when consulting - 31:00 - Marty's Wisdom - Marty brings Trex watch, Aftershoks, and more as gift ideas - 39:00 - Scam Series - Grinchy eCards - Benjamin warns of eCard scams worthy of Mister Grinch - 44:00 - Steves Christmas Gift Ideas - Steve brings a few more gift ideas to the Christmas Tree - 56:00 - Value vs price proposition - Benjamin reminds that buying for value is better than price - 1:07:00 - Prepping for disaster tech ideas - Benjamin prepares for days after potential disasters with tech - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 152 - Benjamin talks issues of data backups, Home vs. Business - 1:24:00 - Embracing tech and other gifts - Benjamin does not discourage tech use on this holiday
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 12-11-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news of tech nature - Crash, Apple, Google, Amazon, Pirates, Bitcoin, space, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Christmas purch - Victoria asks of online shopping - Carrie has New PC concerns - 22:00 - Being your family Apple tech - Keith gives prepping guidance to be your family's Apple tech - 31:00 - Marty's Wisdom - CES - Marty has some gift ideas as we start to run short of time - 39:00 - Scam Series - Fake Gift Cards - Benjamin addresses scam concern at this time of year - 44:00 - Steves Gadgets and Gizmos - Steve brings stocking stuffer ideas that include technology - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - monitors, updates - Jody: portrait monitors, Christopher: Windows optional updates - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - WFH internet slow - William asks Benjamin about slow Internet when WFH - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 151 - Benjamin revisits automation and macros and applicability - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Questions online - Patty asks Benjamin about fun questionnaires online
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 12-04-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Helping your shopping go well - Guidance for the rest of the shopping season ahead - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Laptop Purchase - Bernadette asks Benjamin about laptop for screen printing - 22:00 - Setting up and cleaning old Mac - Keith tells Benjamin how to prep an old Mac for a new home - 31:00 - Marty's Wisdom - CES - Marty tells of his Mission Impossible ahead for CES 2022 - 39:00 - Scam Series - Charity Scams - Benjamin warns of Charity Donation Scams popular right now - 44:00 - Steves Gadgets and Gizmos - Steve brings a variety of tech gadgets forward to cover - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - WiFi, Cleaning - Brian's WiFi problems, and Donna's Screen Cleaning - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Memory, HD - Ron asks if memory can go bad, Rebecca about choices - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 148 - Benjamin covers idea of off-site data storage (cloud storage) - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - - John's work VPN drops, and Benjamin knows exactly why
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 11-27-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Guidance for CyberMonday - Benjamin skips the news and goes straight to Monday Deals - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Domain Names - John asked Benjamin about web domains, and more - 22:00 - Various Apple gifts - Keith and Benjamin discuss Apple skewed gifts for the season - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty has fun with Star Trek ideas for current and modern days - 39:00 - Scam Series - Direct Msg Scams - Benjamin alerts you to the Direct Message Scams - 44:00 - Thanksgiving rest - Steve and Benjamin discuss Thanksgiving, CyberMonday, etc - 56:00 - Prepare for Christmas Day - Benjamin gives timeless tips to know before December 25th - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Printers and phone - Terry old laser printer - Josh charging phone all the time - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 148 - Have basic info on hand when reaching out for tech support - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Passion source - Jennifer asks Benjamin about his passion for fighting scammers
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 11-20-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Short news nuggets then question - Apple repair, cashierless, space tax, 988, and Facebook - 11:00 - Holiday Tech Supporter - Benjamin prepares you with a few simple things to support - 22:00 - Apples chip evolutions - Benjamin and Keith M. Sedor discuss coming Apple chip ideas - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty jumps from ATT over to Tmobile and is happy - 39:00 - Scam Series - Black Friday Scams - Benjamin talks about the many Black Friday Scams - 44:00 - Keske on disabilities - Benjamin and Steve discuss his blindness and other issues - 56:00 - Black Friday Semi-Scams - Problems with stores and how they try to fleece your wallet - 1:07:00 - Saving important information - Benjamin talks importance of saving files, photos, and memories - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 148 - Mindy asks Benjamin differences of home printers vs business - 1:24:00 - Plan your escape from tech - Benjamin asks you to plan your escape route from tech insanity
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 11-13-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - New nerdy and notable news - Uber, OneDrive, Crypto, Elon Musk, iOS, Apple-1, Subaru - 11:00 - Talk of paranoia of dystopian tech - Benjamin discusses if we need to fear an AI computer takeover - 22:00 - The new MacBook Pro - Keith onboxes the newest Macbook Pro with his client - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks of stopping the disease vectors in their tracks - 39:00 - Scam Series - Extra Cash Scam - Benjamin tells of evil Extra Holiday Cash scams at bad time - 44:00 - Keske with a strange word - Steve tells about the Scheimpflug Principle and more - 56:00 - Discussion of Facebooks ills - Christoph asks why Benjamin keeps whining about Facebook - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - buying used drive - Gina asks Benjamin if she should purchase used hard drive - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 147 - Benjamin returns for one more talk on employee monitoring - 1:24:00 - Legit news can still be clickbait - Benjamin laments that news is now seeking to scam us (kinda)
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 11-06-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - More nerd news stories - Musk vs Hertz, Facebook, Zillow, Amazon, MetaPCs, more - 11:00 - Free speech revisited - Benjamin opines that free speech is always more valuable to us - 22:00 - Problems with Monterey - Keith covers the problems he's seeing with the latest MacOS - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty and Benjamin agree that Facebook is faltering with us - 39:00 - Scam Series - Smishing Scam - Benjamin covers how smishing is used to leave us poorer - 44:00 - Keske on medical tech - Steve and Benjamin discuss the evolving world of the Doctor - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - slow wifi concerns - LQA - John asks Benjamin about why his home wifi is so slow - 1:07:00 - Passwords revisited - Benjamin circles back to the age old password issue for more - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 146 - Benjamin concludes short series on 3 most difficult tasks for IT - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - repair or replace - Roberta asks Benjamin on the repair or replace issue
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 10-30-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdly news neatly noted - Microsoft, Windows 11, Far Cry, chips, Hertz, Tesla, Facebook - 11:00 - Government spying on us - Benjamin talks about terrorist watchwords and coming issues - 22:00 - Scary situations - Keith and Benjamin compare computer frustrations from past - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty gives his two cents on two factor authentication - 39:00 - Scam Series - Evil Twin WiFi Scam - Benjamin tells of major trick used by hackers for years with WiFi - 44:00 - Keske with a mystery - Steve Keske tells of a mystery from his tech past and more - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - RAM need, files - James planning more RAM for new PC, Debbie file storage.wav - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - landlines, buying - Benjamin answers Janice about landlines, David on buy or repair - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 145 - Benjamin continues short series on 3 most difficult tasks for IT - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - battery backup - Nancy asks Benjamin about battery backup for modem, router
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 10-23-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdly news neatly noted - Facebook, Amazon, Micron, Canon, Yahoo, China, more - 11:00 - October Apple Announcements - Keith covers the latest news from Apple this week - 22:00 - October Apple Announcements - Benjamin and Keith expand on Apples news and meaning - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty is tracking more products of important value - 39:00 - Scam Series - Fake Refund Scam - Benjamin covers a fake refund that is luring some to lose cash - 44:00 - Keske on smart meter problems - Steve and Benjamin weigh both sides of smart meters - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - memory,keyboard - Johnny asks memory upgrade, Len of keycaps on keyboards - 1:07:00 - Organizing your email life - Benjamin discusses organizing emails for higher efficiency - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - 144 - Benjamin starts short series on 3 most difficult tasks for IT - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Apples passcode - Don asks about the Apple passcode and Benjamin explains
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 10-16-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdly news neatly noted - Shatner, Miami, Bitcoin, BestBuy, USB, Killware, DDoS, more - 11:00 - Tower of Babel and modern tech - Benjamin connects the dots with tech and Tower of Babel - 22:00 - The Apple AirTag and usage - Keith and Benjamin discuss the Apple AirTag and various uses - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks his thoughts on Chromebook with Benjamin - 39:00 - Scam Series - Hype Product Scam - Benjamin highlights how hyped products lead to scam issues - 44:00 - Keske on blind and voice asst - Steve Keske and Benjamin highlight iPhone bug with Siri - 56:00 - Leveraging LinkedIn (Part 1) - Benjamin tells how to use LinkedIn for success in your search - 1:07:00 - Leveraging LinkedIn (Part 2) - Benjamin tells how to use LinkedIn for success in your search - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin revisits the employee monitoring situation with more - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - ChromeOS on old - Lisa asks Benjamin about options for ChromeOS on old laptop
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 10-09-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdly news neatly noted - Facebook down, whistleblower, tracking, Windows 11, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Demise of tech - Audience participation on previous segment; Demise of tech - 22:00 - Physical smartphone cleaning - Keith and Benjamin talk the aspects of cleaning your phone - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty calls out cryptocurrency concerns with Benjamin - 39:00 - Scam Series - Jury Duty scam - Benjamin notes that calls for civic duty may have scam version - 44:00 - Keske on questioning Windows 11 - Benjamin and Steve express concerns about new Windows - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - pricing, crashes - Jennifer asks of hard drive pricing, Brad of crashed computers - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - donating PC - Traci asks about prepping and donating computer to a friend - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin continues ageism topic with benefits of seniors - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Tracking youth - Daryl asks Benjamin about tracking his child with tech
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 10-02-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdly news neatly noted - Amazon, China, California, cars, iPhone 13, Captain Kirk, more - 11:00 - Ergonomics are important - Lisa Schuiteboer returns with ergonomics discussion - 22:00 - Unexciting tech marvels - Keith and Benjamin banter about stupid tech directions - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty covers more tech products on his current radar - 39:00 - Scam Series - Lottery Win scam - Benjamin warns about claims of winning lottery and more - 44:00 - Keske on near space rockets - Steve and Benjamin discuss experiments on less lofty rockets - 56:00 - Microsoft's sordid past attacks - Microsoft has long been known for attacks on competitors - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - landlines, repair - Janice asks about landlines, David about buy or repair - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin dives into ageism concerns in the tech field - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Laptop surge - Benjamin answers Chad on laptops needing surge protection
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 09-25-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Addressing nerdy news now - Apple, Microsoft Surface, EU, stablecoin, FedReserve, more - 11:00 - Tech detection of COVID - Benjamin lays out concerns about COVID detection overreach - 22:00 - Keith talks a cruise (Part 3) - Closing out Keith's tech observances while out at sea on cruise - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks about his latest thoughts on crowdfunding - 39:00 - Scam Series - online purchaser - Benjamin tells how the online purchaser scam can hook you - 44:00 - Keske on training robots - Steve talks about the issues of training robots for our needs - 56:00 - Surveillance state is here - Benjamin talks about how we are all being watched via tech - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - middle ground - Benjamin tells about how the big and small laptops are gone - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin tells of the SSA spying on… their own employees - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Credit card - Benjamin answers Ronnie about safety of CC near phone
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 09-18-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Addressing nerdy news now - Facebook, FTC, Walmart, SpaceX, Google, autism, donuts - 11:00 - Apple Event (Sept 2021) Pt 1 - Keith tells his side of the Apple Event and the announcements - 22:00 - Apple Event (Sept 2021) Pt 1 - Keith tells of where he think Apple will go in the coming months - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks about some earbuds, then also some microphones - 39:00 - Scam Series - Girlfriend/BF scam - Benjamin tells of the debt collection scam and avoiding - 44:00 - Keske on historical figure - Steve and Benjamin discuss Admiral Grace Hopper - 56:00 - September Smartphone cleaning - Benjamin gives tips for straightening out your smartphone - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - used hard drive - Gina questions Benjamin about buying used hard drive - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers farewell emails and leaving with style - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Chromebook life - Shawn asks Benjamin about how long a Chromebook will last
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 09-11-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Addressing nerdy news now - Ray-Ban, Microsoft, Starlink, FCC, landlords, Apple, and more - 11:00 - Tech indusry failure points - Benjamin looks at what tech area is most doomed to fail next - 22:00 - Keith talks about water damage - Keith's customer had a Mac die in four feet of water from Ida - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty Winston tells of tech he's checking into these days - 39:00 - Scam Series - Girlfriend/BF scam - Benjamin lays out details of the boyfriend or girlfriend scam - 44:00 - Keske and tech experiences - Steve talks about higher-tech for your morning shower ritual - 56:00 - When is a computer obsolete - Benjamin discusses the age old concern of replacing PCs - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - mesh, crypto ATM - Robin asks about mesh networks, Angela about crypto ATMs - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Ben shares study that says hospitals with better tech are safer - 1:24:00 - The Internet 20 years ago today - Benjamin looks back at 9-11, and an internet almost crashing
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 09-04-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news from a nerd - FTC, Virgin Galactic, Apple, Facebook antitrust, Windows 11 - 11:00 - Time To Clean your tech - Benjamin gives instructions for the September Tech Cleaning - 22:00 - Keith continues cruise experience - Keith tells of more of his cruise experience to you and Benjamin - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - On Labor Day Weekend, Marty gives Benjamin a grilling story - 39:00 - Scam Series - Work at home scam - Benjamin warns everyone of the False Malware Detection Scam - 44:00 - Keske and tech experiences - Steve tells an exciting story of data transitions that went awry - 56:00 - Password guidance (Part 1) - Benjamin details out the password concerns and worries - 1:07:00 - Password guidance (Part 2) - Benjamin gives help on how to best password your everything - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin tells of latest study that says most of us want WFH - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - No tech at all - Phillip asks Benjamin if he could live in a cabin with no tech
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 08-28-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news from a nerd - Commuting, content policing, censorship, facial scans,more - 11:00 - The Five Forces - Part 5 - Steve Hoffman closes with discussion on Artificial Intelligence - 22:00 - Keith takes to the seas - Keith tells of one tech part of his journey on a new cruise ship - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty shares some interesting products, and talks COVID - 39:00 - Scam Series - Work at home scam - Benjamin tells of the grandchild scam, and how to deal with it - 44:00 - Keske and blind tech - Steve talks about a device that mimics a seeing eye dog - 56:00 - Magnusson Moss Warranty Act - Benjamin revisits after recent Right To Repair conversation - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Fees, Spills - Anita asks of strange ISP fees, Roger about spills on keyboards - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin shares about company mergers and impact on IT - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Weather Widget - Benjamin fixes frustrations with new Win10 weather widget
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 08-21-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news from a nerd - CES, vaccinations, Facebook VR, Amazon stores, Microsoft - 11:00 - Back to School with Kensington - Lisa Schuiteboer helps with the back-to-school plans - 22:00 - Amazon bulk deals aren't - Keith and Benjamin talk of the problems with Amazon's bulk - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty highlights some of the cool gadgets he's investigating - 39:00 - Scam Series - Work at home scam - Benjamin highlights some work at home scams to avoid - 44:00 - Keske on electricity storage - Benjamin and Steve discuss the evolving world of batteries - 56:00 - Comparing nerds and church - Benjamin unpacks how nerds are like millenial church goers - 1:07:00 - Kickstarter is usually bad news - Tommy asks about strange Cyrcle phone and Benjamin slams - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin tells of most critical information in tech companies - 1:24:00 - Nerds need to do the right thing - Amanda's friend lost job for not breaking law. Worth it!
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 08-14-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news from a nerd - Google, Amazon, Lyft, IBM, JEDI contract, YouTube, Facetime - 11:00 - The Five Forces - AI - Steve Hoffman and Benjamin discuss artificial intelligence - 22:00 - OWC Larry and Thunderbolt 4 - Other World Computing's Larry joins Keith on new connections - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty suggests Benjamin cover the origin stories of many nerds - 39:00 - Scam Series - Nigerian Prince - Benjamin details out the Nigerian Prince email scams - 44:00 - Keske on Windows / Office 365 - Steve and Benjamin discuss failings of Microsoft's offerings - 56:00 - Tips for WFH productivity - Benjamin gives tips for work from home and getting things done - 1:07:00 - Chips in the COVID vaccine - Benjamin discusses size and distance concerns on this theory - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin tells about Shadow IT and the return to the office - 1:24:00 - Does cybersickness exist - Lucy asks Benjamin if cybersickness is a real thing
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 08-07-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news from a nerd - Apple, Bezos, Cleveland Guardians, Uber, Microsoft, more - 11:00 - Seven Deadly Sins through tech - Benjamin laments the evils associated with tech and sin - 22:00 - Autocorrect isn't all that great - Benjamin and Keith discuss autocorrects annoyances - 31:00 - Clickbait cheapens real news - Benjamin highlights clickbait and concerns for truth - 39:00 - Scam Series - Vaccines - Benjamin covers the sickening world of COVID vaccine scams - 44:00 - Keske on disabilities and tech - Steve covers a new gizmo for the vision impaired swimmers - 56:00 - Net Neutrality is a lie (Part 1) - Benjamin expresses concern over claims of net neutrality - 1:07:00 - Net Neutrality is a lie (Part 2) - Benjamin continues poking at the net neutrality arguments - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin address important IT experience factors in hiring - 1:24:00 - Tips for automatic bill pay - Benjamin notes that auto bill pay is safe, but not perfect
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 07-31-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news from a nerd - Pegasus, Robinhood, Intel, Plaid, Reboots, Alexa, and more - 11:00 - The Five Forces - Part 3 - Steve Hoffman continues with the quest and drive for space - 22:00 - Apple battery issues are gone? - Benjamin and Keith discuss nuances of battery issues in Apples - 31:00 - Listener Q&A - iPhone battery - Benjamin describes recalibration of rechargable batteries - 39:00 - Scam Series - Classic Phish - Benjamin details out the classic phishing scam in new series - 44:00 - Keske on modular laptop - Steve and Benjamin discuss the all new Framework laptop - 56:00 - How a hacker could kill you? - A click bait title, but Benjamin does seek to calm your fears - 1:07:00 - Don't sweat the small stuff - Benjamin notes that robot chefs are the small stuff - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin talks impact of chip shortages on professional IT - 1:24:00 - Latest screen time statistics - Benjamin issues a routine challenge to take a tech Sabbath
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 07-24-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news from a nerd - Section 230, Bezos, Apple, return to office, Netflix, and more - 11:00 - Right To Repair news - Part 1 - Keith and Benjamin host 3 big names from Right To Repair - 22:00 - Right To Repair news - Part 2 - iFixit.com, iPadRehab.com, and Louis Rossman talk FTC news - 31:00 - Listener Q&A - biggest strength - Ace asks Benjamin what his greatest strength in tech is - 39:00 - Highlighting the scams - Benjamin opens a new series on scams and how to avoid - 44:00 - Keske on military tech / tank - Steve talks about new tech in the military in the form of a tank - 56:00 - How the internet makes us safer - Benjamin highlights the ways that the Internet keeps us safer - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - time to build - Vince asks Benjamin for computer building tips and tricks - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin talks about what he dreads in the Info Tech world - 1:24:00 - Legit news can still be clickbait - Benjamin shares frustration with a clickbait that shouldn’t be
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 07-17-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news from a nerd - White House censors, Apple, Valve, spaceman, Win11, more - 11:00 - The Great Resignation - Benjamin talks about many people ready to change jobs - 22:00 - Other World Computing opines - OWC Larry chats with Keith and Benjamin about the industry - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Benjamin talks of where space and astronauts become made - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - IT Professional - Carla asks about when Benjamin knew he was a professional - 44:00 - Keske on Luci, wheelchair tech - Steve and Benjamin discuss power wheelchair tech system - 56:00 - Updates on liquidation sales - Benjamin says stores that are gone are not worth most deals - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - ISP install, gaming - Gary asks about installs, Becca asks about gaming computers - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin on not sharing passwords, business or otherwise - 1:24:00 - Tech review: Obvus.me stand - Benjamin reviews a laptop/tablet stand that he thinks is solid!
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 07-10-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news from a nerd - JEDI, Kaseya, Cancer, Dropbox, Branson and Space, and more - 11:00 - The Five Forces - Part 2 - Steve Hoffman returns to talk about gene editing and our future - 22:00 - Everyday Tech Carry - Benjamin and Keith compare their daily usage technical tools - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - In Marty's absense, Benjamin looks back at Lantastic - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Moving parts - Robert asks Benjamin if old RAM will work in new laptop - 44:00 - Keske on odd tech items - Steve and Benjamin discuss some oddities in the tech world - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Hackers, tech exp - M asks why worry about hackers, T asks worst tech experience - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - WiFi Frequencies - Gene asks Benjamin about all of the WiFi frequencies - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin discusses the impact of social media on employment - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A -Power surge - Kimberly asks Benjamin what electricity killed her computer
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 07-03-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news from a nerd - Space Lady, back to work, AirCar, Maine, Facebook, more - 11:00 - Tech is a tool - Benjamin opines that tech is neither a moral nor immoral tool - 22:00 - Listener Q&A - Low mem or HD - Keith and Benjamin answer Shauna's concerns of low resources - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - John asks Benjamin about moving photos off an old computer - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - SSD backups - Liselle asks Benjamin if SSD means no more backups - 44:00 - Keske on medical devices - Benjamin and Steve discuss magnets and Apples latest news - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Triple Tech - DDWRT, iPhone DND, and eBay payment on Western Union - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Two more Q's - James and the Time.IS tool, and Jesse replacing cell battery - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin is asked to rank tech, info, and people for companies - 1:24:00 - Independence Day musings - Benjamin complains that we gave up one king, for a tech ruler
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 06-26-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News from nerd perspectives - Trillionairre, Vietnam censorship, Texas, Nest, IRS writeoff, etc - 11:00 - The Five Forces - Benjamin talks future and brain connectivity with Steve Hoffman - 22:00 - Other World Computing - Thunderbolt discussion from Larry at OWC fascinates Keith - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Rich asks about laptop battery, and using laptop without - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Cloud computing - Melissa asks about cloud computing, and Benjamin answers - 44:00 - Keske on Amazon robots - Steve and Benjamin discuss four different roving robots - 56:00 - Windows 11 announcements - Benjamin talks about the snoozefest at Microsoft - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Bluetooth, Call - Tammy learns about bluetooth vs wifi, and Rose learns of scam - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin admonishes to stay out of politics at work - 1:24:00 - Back to where we started - Benjamin laments the transition from drawings to text and back
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 06-19-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News from nerd perspectives - 700 episodes, Windows 11, Southwest, WWW code, SpaceX - 11:00 - WWDC Apple OS news (Part 1) - Keith and Benjamin cover WWDC highlights from Apple - 22:00 - WWDC Apple OS news (Part 2) - Keith and Benjamin cover WWDC highlights from Apple - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty replaces a microwave oven, and it's a tech nightmare - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Falling tech - Benjamin answers Charles about laptop hard drive fall failures - 44:00 - Keske on disabled augmentations - Steve Keske covers how the disabled can keep up with others - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Gaming rig builds - Benjamin opines on Jacks concerns for gaming rig build - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Ex-hubby, speed - "Courtney" expresses concern over ex, Tony wants more speed - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin discusses an IT Pro lifetime of learning everything - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Movies and candy - Connie asks Benjamin about the return to the theater
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast 06-12-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Listener Q&A - Three for one - Benjamin answers listener questions (spy, encryption, lightning) - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - SSD and choices - 2 more with SSD power, and iPhone vs Android debate - 22:00 - Scary Apple experience of wifi - Keith and Benjamin cover Apple auto-wifi feature that's scary - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Dales ask Benjamin about his worst workday ever… ouch - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Kindle reading - Larry asks what's best for kindle reading… Kindle, tablet, PC - 44:00 - Keske on brain wave patterns - Steve Keske discusses brain wave readers with Benjamin - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Performance - Thomas asks Benjamin about building performance with PC - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Abandonware - Heather asks about the morality of abandoned software - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers concerns before learning to code - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Beef with foodies - Kathleen asks how to handle Epicurious beef with foodie's beef
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 06-05-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerd views on the nerd news - Amazon, Rimac, facial recognition, hacks, robots, and more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Zoom Prep - Whatever the meeting, Benjamin trains Todd to look good - 22:00 - What to expect from WWDC - Keith talks about his passion of WWDC and news of Apple - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Benjamin answers Dana on future of church video streaming - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - When it's smokin' - Paula asks Benjamin about smokey burn smell to laptop - 44:00 - Keske on Khan Academy - Steve Keske updates on great learning at home tool - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Sleep and more - James asks about sleep, hibernate, restart, power down - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - 30-30-30 reset - Richard and Clyde have common question on wireless routers - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin acknowledges that not everyone can learn to code - 1:24:00 - Beware of the scammers lurking - Benjamin warns of Visa AND Mastercard debt reduction scam
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 05-29-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerd views on the nerd news - Amazon, Big Tech manipulation, Tesla, Charlie bit my finger - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Social engineering - Kathryn asks Benjamin to define social engineering - 22:00 - New iMac unboxing experience - Keith tells of his experience unboxing of a brand new iMac - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Benjamin answers Matt with thoughts over refurb products - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - RAID security - Benda asks Benjamin if RAID saves from making backups - 44:00 - Keske on robocall app - Steve and Benjamin cover stopping robocallers from bugging - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Data on hard drive - Related questions: Laptop abandoned, hard drive lifetimes - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Cryptocoin - Anthony expressing dismay over cryptocoin (before crash) - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin talks of certifications and training in tech field - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Pessimist or nerd - Benjamin responds to Nicolas about pessimistic vs nerd reality
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 05-22-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerd views on the nerd news - Cyberattacks, Crypto, Musk, Tesla, Ford, Microsoft, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Microsoft goals - Jeffrey asks if Microsoft is planning to spy on all of us - 22:00 - Apple announces lossless audio - Keith covers the advance of the Apple Music audio quality - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty is away, Benjamin answers Chris about IT being job killer - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Burn smell is bad - Paula is deeply concerned about smell, and is right to be - 44:00 - Keske on DNA versus Privacy - Steve and Benjamin bounce the DNA discussion around more - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Online v. stores - Judy asks Benjamin about struggle of retail online vs stores - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Long passwords - Benjamin addresses Steven's struggle with long passwords - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin closes series about the return to the office - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Big box repair - Edward asks Benjamin if repair is a ripoff or not
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 05-15-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerd views on the nerd news - Pipeline ransomware, GasBuddy, Bitcoin, NFT, Amazon, more - 11:00 - Dangerous software? Hardly! - Benjamin defends Bible software on Android device - 22:00 - Am I allowed to fix that? - Keith and Benjamin discuss right-to-repair and issues - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - While Marty is away, Benjamin answers Sean about free WiFi - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Phone virus - Janice asks about safety of smartphone from viruses - 44:00 - Keske on high tech cat box - Steve and Benjamin chuckle over the Litter Robot for your cats - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Digital Divide - Duane asks Benjamin about the Digital Divide and solutions - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Moved from SoCal - Becky asks Benjamin about mysterious move and details - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin moves to part 4 of 6 about the return to the office - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Vehicle updates - Kathryn asks Benjamin about software updates for cars
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 05-08-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news with a nerds views - Gates divorce, Facebook, Verizon and AOL, IBM chips, more - 11:00 - DNA scare tactics out of hand - Benjamin covers DNA testers focus on ourselves and worries - 22:00 - Living on after death virtually - Keith and Benjamin dialogue thoughts on Facebook after death - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks COVID cleaning robot service that could save lives - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Changing scams - Spence asks Benjamin about changing scams and adapting - 44:00 - Keske on medical tech - Steve talks of 3D imaging with MRI to improve surgeries - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Warranty on tech - William learns from Benjamin about lost money in warranties - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Internet fiber - Benjamin answers Beckett on fiber internet in home and street - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin moves to part 4 of 6 about the return to the office - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Work Anywhere - Anna asks Benjamin about Work From Home, new concept
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 05-01-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news with a nerds views - Biden, Epicurious, Amazon, Apple, DoorDash, and more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Internet hiccups - Jack, Corey, Aiden have questions that tie together - 22:00 - Apples latest iOS release 14.5 - Keith talks the good, and the concerns with new iPhone software - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Counterfeit credentials? Marty brings up concerning thoughts - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Connecting phone - Benjamin answers Anjelicas issues of audio from smartphone - 44:00 - Keske on the latest in bionic arms - Steve and Benjamin talk of the next wave of prosthetic limbs - 56:00 - Spotting the fake news - Don't need govt to tell us what's real… do it yourself - 1:07:00 - Listner Q&A - Urgent Text - Checking into what seems fake, and then actually is! - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin moves to part 3 of 6 about the return to the office - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Get Rich Quick - Benjamin answers Aaron about domain name speculation
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 04-24-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news with a nerds views - USPS, China, Amazon, Tesla, Logitech, FCC, FAA, and more - 11:00 - Apple Event - April 2021 Part 1 - Benjamin tries to rein in Keith's exuberance of new Apple tech - 22:00 - Apple Event - April 2021 Part 2 - Keith continues with his passion from new iMac announcement - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty gives thoughts on return to office and problems ahead - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - DVD and BluRay - Eve asks Benjamin about watching movies on Windows 10 - 44:00 - Keske on Brain-Tech interfaces - Steve and Benjamin discuss the tech on linking brains to tech - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Faith in computers - Tanner sent Benjamin article who opines on faith in computers - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Ditch FB, free SW - Nikki asks about Facebook, Robin about free Adobe software - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin moves to part 2 of 6 about the return to the office - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Youth fitness - Maria asks Benjamin about exercise tracker for 9 year old
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 04-17-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerdy news with a nerds views - Amazon, unions, Matchbox, Netflix, Veritas, Coinbase, more - 11:00 - Q&A - Coinbase may lure you…. - Danny ask cryptocurrencies and Benjamin warns of issues - 22:00 - Free WiFi is not a reason to leech - Keith and Benjamin discuss dangers of always leeching WiFi - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks Tru Red, which Benjamin compares to bullet journal - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Kids and tech - Lacey asks Benjamin about concerns with her children and tech - 44:00 - Keske on vision impairment - Steve shares how he works with the computer while being blind - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Security Q's - HaveIBeenPwned, safety of older computers and banking - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Cables and TVs - Robin and network cables, Bryce asks about TV sizes - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin starts series on dealing with the return to the office - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Securing hardware - Thomas asks Benjamin about physical security for computers
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 04-10-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News from a nerd perspective - Voting, ACLU, Facebook, China, LG phones, memory prices - 11:00 - Pew Research, 7% not on internet - Benjamin describes the value of the internet and encourages - 22:00 - Apple gives Keith ideas of future - Keith and Benjamin discuss the future of AR, cars, and more - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - From flicker to liquor? Marty explains a problem plaguing us all - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Solar storm - Luther asks about solar storm problems and Benjamin calms - 44:00 - Keske on AI photographs - Steve shares how to tell if the images are fake or real - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Opening apps - Jim asks about speed of apps, Mac asks about SSD reliability - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Taxes, two ISPs - Adam asks about safety of Turbo Tax, Lisa about two ISPs - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin revisits the Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - offline behavior - Shelly asks Benjamin about social media squelching for offline
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 04-03-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News from a nerd perspective - Volkswagen, Tmobile, AT&T, internet, ransomware, Microsoft - 11:00 - Don't stress over online purchases - Everything is available online… but we need to stop stressing - 22:00 - Mac Specialists are needed - Keith defends idea of Mac Specialist when Apple pushes simple - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty covers meeting overload and retreat from Zoom, etc. - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Android vs iOS - Trudy asked Benjamin of different thoughts on mobile platforms - 44:00 - Keske on gadgets - Steve and Benjamin bounce a few gadgets around - 56:00 - Smartphone escape and detox - Benjamin talks about detoxing your life from the devices - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Web speed / SSD - Dominic asked about streaming speed - Billy and SSD upgrade - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin plugs being self sufficient for tech at work - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Loss of tech - Benjamin answers Tommy about a fondness of a tech lost
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 03-27-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News from a nerd perspective - Cricut, social media, Trump, Bernie Sanders, what3words, etc - 11:00 - Citizen smartwatch - Benjamin touts the talks about Citizens first entry into field - 22:00 - Troubleshooting live - Keith and Benjamin continue a mail issue - troubleshooting live - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty covers spring cleaning tips and tricks to keep PC perfect - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - tech improving all - Elizabeth asks Benjamin about something tech can't improve - 44:00 - Keske on designing for disabilities - Steve covers how computer designers need to improve - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Laptop builds - Benjamin covers laptop builds and add on hardware - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - old tech - Benjamin repeats reduce, reuse, recycle mantra for old tech - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers the upsides of tech and business for all of us - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Space travel - What is the future of space travel? Benjamin opines on beyond
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 03-20-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News from a nerd perspective - Instagram, Tinder, Disney+, Dropbox, HBO Max, Cricut, more - 11:00 - Professionalism while at home - Benjamin covers the struggles, directions to go in, on being pro - 22:00 - Troubleshooting live - Keith and Benjamin discuss a mail issue - troubleshooting live - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks about how the dependency on drives is shifting - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Premium or not - Benjamin covers the idea of paying too much for tech cables - 44:00 - Keske on automation at work - Steve and Benjamin chat on the humanity equation in automation - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Three in a row - Connection speeds, backgrounds, and microphones - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Build or buy - Benjamin answers about the building your own options - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers the downsides of tech in business for all of us - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Tech saving us - Benjamin answers direct Q about tech as a savior of any kind
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 03-13-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - News from a nerd perspective - DST, Netflix, Two Factor Auth, Disney+, smartphones, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Vaccine, Wifi - Oscar asks about vaccine, Cristian asks which wifi channel - 22:00 - Set and follow standards - Keith struggles with Apples change to version numbering - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty focuses down and explains UV-C in simple terms - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - COVID 1 year - Stace asks about my one year look at COVID-19 results - 44:00 - Keske on computer graphics - Steve and Benjamin banter about computer graphics improving - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Favorite books - Ashley asks about Benjamins favorite science fiction books - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Alexa, TV Repair - Jessie asks about Alexa, and Connor about Sony TV repair - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Pierce asks of Customer Relationship Management software - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Cord cutting - Mike asks Benjamin about the current state of cord cutting
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 03-06-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Bringing nerd news to the top - Apple, Google, encryption, childrens brains, Arizona, more - 11:00 - Benjamin's exodus experience - Benjamin gives frustrating tale of cancelling AT&T fiber - 22:00 - Keith answers question - Spencer asks Keith about the Mac Mini, and Keith tries an upsell - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty advises Benjamin on the solar panel angles and issues - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Home Mail Server - Joel asks Benjamin about mail server options for home usage - 44:00 - Keske on Archive.org - Steve and Benjamin dialogue the treasure trove at Archive.org - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Best antivirus - Rachel asks Benjamin about the best available antivirus - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Privacy mode - Jay asks how well does Privacy Mode work in browsers - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin informs on Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Bad rap for hacks - Max asks Benjamin about his son wanting to be a hacker
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 02-27-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Bringing nerd news to the top - Bitcoin, Musk, Gates, Mars, Facebook, Square, hackers, more - 11:00 - Fry's Demise - Benjamin laments some of his history with Fry's Electronics - 22:00 - Silver Sparrow - Keith talks about the Silver Sparrow Mac Malware - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks up the many upsides to a dash camera - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Cheap approach - Quince asks about worst mistake cheaping out on computers - 44:00 - Keske on Mars Microphones - Steve talks about the amazing sounds from another planet - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Cable, IT certs - Johnny asks about bundling cable services; Amy and tech certs - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Contactless pay - Nikki asks about the security of contactless payments (NFC) - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin opines on youth as surrogate for real tech support - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Digital camera - Trish asks about digital camera instead of smartphone
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 02-20-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Bringing nerd news to the top - Facebook, Parler, censorship, NASA and Mars, and much more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Bad Behaviors - Frankie's told emails are ignored, Mercy hears unmuted Zoom - 22:00 - Listener Q&A - Mac Mini Antivirus - Keith answers question about antivirus on an old Mac Mini - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty finishes off COVID Hall of Shame with a shocker - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Smarthome move - Bob asks Benjamin about future plans for smarthome after move - 44:00 - Keske on diamond tech - Steve delivers information on lab created diamonds and tech - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Triple play - Benjamin answers multiple monitors, wifi long runs, Office 365 - 1:07:00 - Shopping online not always local - Benjamin laments local appearance with cross country delivery - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin picks on Workday CEOs work from home comments - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Facebook ban - Mike asks Benjamin about getting around Facebook ban
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 02-13-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Bringing nerd news to the top - Commercials, pranks, Section 230, Tesla, Bitcoin, and more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Saddest tech - Cindy asks Benjamin for a sad story of a nerd, and he delivers - 22:00 - Sedor and retirement homes - Keith covers issues with overpriced senior cable and internet - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty does Part 2 of 3 in a series of his COVID Hall of Shame - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Converting CDs - Ivan asked Benjamin's thoughts on high end audio from CD - 44:00 - Keske on other COVID scammers - Who is emailing or calling you? Steve covers concerns - 56:00 - Addicted to tech - Benjamin gives keywords to consider if you're addicted to tech - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Double questions - Jessie – Is Alexa Spying and Connor - Repair my Sony TV - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers Shadow IT downsides and concerns - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Future job ideas - Benjamin answers Delia on the career direction idea
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 02-06-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Bringing nerd news to the top - Jeff Bezos, Amazon, replacement, SpaceX, Gamestop, more - 11:00 - Super Bowl problems with COVID - Benjamin contrasts tech commercials with COVID concerns - 22:00 - Face masks and face detection - Benjamin and Keith talk about the new feature coming to iOS - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty starts a three part series of his COVID Hall of Shame - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Zoom call audio - Lucy asks Benjamin how to improve audio on webcalls - 44:00 - Keske on Health and Tech - Steve talks about coming prosthetic and brain interactions - 56:00 - Dark Patterns (Part 1) - Benjamin talks of trip-ups in tech to get you to mess up - 1:07:00 - Dark Patterns (Part 2) - Benjamin continues to talk about things to be concerned about - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin talks professional issue of Shadow IT in COVID world - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Website Dev - Benjamin answers Riley about website development history
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 01-30-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Bringing nerd news to the top - Apple, Microsoft, Amazon, Alexa, Facebook, and more - 11:00 - GameStop stock goes crazy - Benjamin brings everyone up to speed on stock market gains - 22:00 - Keith asks Benjamin why… - Benjamin's past with Apple is strong, but Keith is stronger - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks about mirage garage… envisioning a better space - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Like farming - Vanessa asks Benjamin about scam called like-farming - 44:00 - Keske on deepfakes and CGI - Benjamin and Steve talk the uncanny valley and video realism - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - TVs and monitors - Tate asks about choosing a big screen TV over monitor - 1:07:00 - The government chasing big tech - Benjamin lays out some of the various lawsuits of govt and tech - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin shares new word, pragati, incremental improvements - 1:24:00 - New tech for new house - Benjamin reviews the DataColor Color Reader EZ
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 01-23-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Noting the notable nerd news - Farmland, work from home, Linux, streaming, velcro - 11:00 - Background of a radio show host - Benjamin gives a glimpse at background on show anniversary - 22:00 - Streaming options - Benjamin and Keith bounce around streaming device options - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - A little more discussion of CES and the demise of trade shows - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Internet in outback - Jack asks Benjamin about the Internet options in the boonies - 44:00 - Keske on Image Search - Steve Keske talks Google Image Search and other features - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - 3D and Vaporware - Bill asks about 3D and Doreen asks about vaporware - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - NFC tags - Cody asks Benjamin about NFC tags and he delivers some fun - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Brian asks about allowing guest access on his network - 1:24:00 - Against censorship - Benjamin expresses belief that we all must be able to speak
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 01-16-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerd news in notable times - CES, Dropbox, Bitcoin, Social Media, Flash, Wifi, and more - 11:00 - Freedom of Speech is dying - Benjamin expresses concern over fast censorship of dissension - 22:00 - There's an app for that - Keith and Benjamin muse on the many apps used in our lives - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty covers the Agricultural side of water treatment - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Safest browser - Julius asks about the safest browser, and Benjamin opines - 44:00 - Keske on reimbursement - Steve shares idea for Facebook giving back to us instead - 56:00 - Facebook knows a lot about us - What all does Facebook know? More than you could imagine - 1:07:00 - Marty returns for CES musings - CES was this week… Marty has his thoughts of the annual show - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin gives guidance on choosing amongst IT jobs - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Easier life - Joe asks what tech made Benjamin's life so much easier
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 01-09-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Notable nerd news of the week - Elon Musk, Amazon, Ticketmaster, Apple, social media, more - 11:00 - It's OK to disengage - Benjamin suggests snoozing or not responding on social media - 22:00 - Listener Q&A - MacOS Server - Debbie asks Keith about multiple Macs on a network - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks about replacement tech on water heater situation - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Malware proof? - Steven says he's never had malware, says it's hype news - 44:00 - Keske talks talking books for blind - Even the blind can use technology to better their lives - 56:00 - Time to build your own PC - Benjamin advocates yesteryear practice of building your own - 1:07:00 - Q&A - Mail server, smartwatches - Joel asks about mail server at home, Rose about watches - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin talks about cleaning server rooms and computers - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Benjamin's wife - Shannon asks about Benjamin's wife and computer powers
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 01-02-2021
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerd news of noteworthy notice - Pollution, Christmas follow-up, drones, XRP, 23andMe, more - 11:00 - Spending to get a new job - Benjamin lays out key spending to complete when job hunting - 22:00 - Apples and oranges for 2021 - Keith talks about his thoughts on tech for 2021 and impact - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty addresses 2021 and talks about UVC to clean Covid - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Life easing tech - Joe asks Benjamin what tech made his life easier - 44:00 - Keske talks coming items as well - Steve Keske looks at what he feels that 2021 will bring in tech - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Tech addiction - Sean asks for ideas on handling smartphone addiction - 1:07:00 - Cyberpunk 2077 and our rights - Benjamin lists out a Gamers Bill of Rights and it's current need - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin talks about handling working in the same house - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Always new - Benjamin answers Isaac who asks if the show is always fresh
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 12-26-2020
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - 2020 Retrospective starts - Benjamin and Keith talk Covid, Zoom, and Supply and Demand - 11:00 - Looking at more major items - Talk continues with lockdown, WFH, remote desktop, masks - 22:00 - Keeping 2020 interesting - Lighter talk on Ready Player One, guests, podcasts, and more - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty joins Benjamin looking at 2020, with glimpse at 2021 - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Every Day Carry - Chuck asks about EDC tech from Benjamin and Keith - 44:00 - Keske on Gadgets to give - Steve Keske looks back at 2020 from his point of view - 56:00 - Having fun over the last year - Video game options from 2020, Cities Skyline, Drone, more - 1:07:00 - Theater experience dying - Move to streaming from the living room, movies, industry - 1:16:00 - Nerds who passed in 2020 - Mentions of many nerds who passed away in the last year - 1:24:00 - Nerd of the Year (eulogy) - Annual segment to talk about the nerd we will miss the most
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 12-19-2020
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerd news from the week - Twitter, Bitcoin, FireEye hack, Google outage and lawsuit - 11:00 - Christmastime PC tuneup - Benjamin covers top items for tuning up at Christmas - 22:00 - Apple products to give - Keith M. Sedor covers some gifts for the Apple fanatics - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks about high tech window treatments with Benjamin - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Earbud selections - Benjamin gives some thoughts on earbud selection for Molly - 44:00 - Keske on Gadgets to give - Steve Keske joins Benjamin and gives some gadget ideas - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Chargers & Wifi - Answering 2 questions, Maddox / Anker and Bailey / WiFi - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Bitcoins - Well timed question about Bitcoins, mining, etc, from Nathan - 1:16:00 - Benjamin's Professional IT Series - Benjamin saves on budget by suggesting volume license option - 1:24:00 - Use tech to connect at Christmas - Benjamin encourages to reach out to church, friends, loved ones
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 12-12-2020
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerd news from the week - Apple, Facebook, FTC, DOJ, Section 230, YouTube, and more - 11:00 - Airline and Entertainment outlook - Pete Trabucco provides updates for the holiday season - 22:00 - Be nice to your tech or he'll talk - Keith complains about customer confusions with tech - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty talks about tons of tools with tech interest to them - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Qi charging - Michael asks questions of Benjamin about wireless charging - 44:00 - Keske on Weapons of War (tech) - Steve and Benjamin discuss exporting of software and tech - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Dropping cable - Larry asked Benjamin about cord cutting (common topic) - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Triple play - Answering ejecting drives, expensive cables, restart computer - 1:16:00 - Benjamin's Professional IT Series - Benjamin discusses employee surveillance programs - 1:24:00 - Being honest and open - Benjamin notes how he is like this all the time, exactly like this
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 12-05-2020
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerd news from the week - Streaming, travel, sales, malware, Zuckerberg, Arecibo, more - 11:00 - Christmas Eve Preparations - Benjamin warns to prepare ahead of time and avoid problems - 22:00 - Family Sharing (Apple version) - Keith covers the Family Sharing options and holiday planning - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty covers Indoor Air Quality and good family level gifts - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Quick history - Lucas asked questions regarding Lotus/IBM/HCL Notes - 44:00 - Keske with Questions - Steve explores the developing world of prosthetics limbs - 56:00 - Exploring space and tech - Benjamin talks computing power for long term space missions - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Audio editing - Michael asks Benjamin about editing his sermon audio - 1:16:00 - Benjamin's Professional IT Series - Benjamin hits on the world of technology support and ageism - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Privacy - Crystal asked Benjamin about how privacy matters
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 11-27-2020
This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes: - 00:00 - Nerd news from the week - Facebook, Amazon, Comcast, TikTok, epilepsy, Tesla, more - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Misc purchases - Benjamin answers a few different questions about tech buys - 22:00 - Keith saving the day - Keith tells of a woman's troubles that he was able to solve - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty gives a lead-in to CyberMonday and 2020 tech buying - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Audio and tech - Reina asks Benjamin about power needed for audio editing gift - 44:00 - Keske with Questions - Steve brings up Joanie's question on computer purchasing - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - White hat hacking - Jay's questions about hacking own hardware, and if right - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Internet history - Caleb asks about Benjamin's experience and internet history - 1:16:00 - Benjamin's Professional IT Series - Benjamin gives experience with 3rd party ink and toner - 1:24:00 - Secret Sister Scam - Benjamin tells of BBB announcement of pyramid scheme scam
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 11-21-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news from the week - Musk, Parler, Apple, DoorDash, Zillow, streaming, and more<br /> - 11:00 - Computer Buying Guide - Benjamin spends time freaking out about the lack of options<br /> - 22:00 - Changing thoughts on Apple M1 - Keith revisits his assessment of the M1 chip from Apple<br /> - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty gives guidance on the hustle and bustle of buying tech<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - CAT6 thru house - Benjamin answers Scott about CAT6 drops through new house<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on new materials - Steve brings up some interesting new tech driven materials<br /> - 56:00 - Christmas Scam tricks to beware - Benjamin covers the scammers tricks for this year<br /> - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - 3D printing start - Evan asks Benjamin about 3D printing, and Creality Ender 3<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin talks of 5S and makes it simple (a clean tech world)<br /> - 1:24:00 - Tech can help, but don't push it - Benjamin offers Thanksgiving advice for 2020 politics and Covid</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 11-14-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news from the week - Parler, MeWe, what3words, Sony, Pure Flix, podcasts, more<br /> - 11:00 - Apple's One More Thing event - Keith talks about his feelings on the announcements from Apple<br /> - 22:00 - Listener Q&A - Smart bulbs - Marcus asks about smart light bulb advantages at home<br /> - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty tells of chimney issues that lead to a complete teardown<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Domain Names - Hollie asks Benjamin about registering domain names<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on Tech for Troops - Steve praises way for Veterans, Seniors, Students to get tech<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Rapid fire - Benjamin answers about browsers, remote control, VR rooms<br /> - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Screen cleaning - Benjamin answers Jenna about screen cleaning options<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers some issues of Tech Training in a Covid World<br /> - 1:24:00 - Thanksgiving plans starting - Benjamin notes Thanksgiving is coming, mentions next show</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 11-07-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news from the week - Apple, RasPi, Moon, GrubHub, Walmart, Microsoft Edge, more<br /> - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Malware info - Tracy asks of malware's many names and their meanings<br /> - 22:00 - Listener Q&A - Buying used Macs - Theresa asks, and Keith answers in regards to refurbed Macs<br /> - 31:00 - Marty Winston's Wisdom - Marty covers the power of a basement of 1000 electrical outlets<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Find smartphone - Mikaela asks Benjamin's trick for locating his smartphone<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on cordcutting - Benjamin and Steve discuss the nuances of dropping cable<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Picture tips - Rueben is headed on vacation and wants camera tips<br /> - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Fireplace heat - Aida asks about fireplaces and TVs, Guillermo about screens<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin says data piracy is still hard when working from home<br /> - 1:24:00 - Zero politics statement to chill - Benjamin urges to ditch anything that stresses you out this week</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 10-31-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news from the week - Pre-bunking, Starlink, LinkedIn, SpaceX, Facebook, more<br /> - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Backdoors - Austin asked me about software backdoors to catch bad guys<br /> - 22:00 - Making your Apple live longer - Keith talks nuke and repave method for extending life of tech<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks the wide variety of technology test gear<br /> - 39:00 - LQA - Screen Protectors - Chelsea asks if screen protectors are really all that needed<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on Pet Technology - Steve and Benjamin discuss some new toys for Spot and Fluffy<br /> - 56:00 - Lisener Q&A - Space missions - Benjamin explains technology drivers for space missions<br /> - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Keyboard tips - Mark asks Benjamin for tips for finding a good keyboard<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers some differences of coding and programming<br /> - 1:24:00 - Final days before election - Benjamin wishes that we will go back to a United States</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 10-24-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news from the week - Google, Pixel5, Netflix, GMC Hummer, Nokia, moon, more<br /> - 11:00 - Relating tech and interview issues - Benjamin compares interviewing with tech troubleshooting<br /> - 22:00 - Making your Apple live longer - Keith talks about upgrading the operating system for features <br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty points out ideas for a techy Covid Nineteen Halloween<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - best decisions - Charlie asks about Benjamins best IT career decision overall<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on Microsoft Office - Benjamin and Steve bounce around thoughts on Office licensing<br /> - 56:00 - Tech helps the churches - Benjamin covers many conversations about tech in church<br /> - 1:07:00 - Prepare for disasters - Benjamin talks about basic disaster prep, plus techy items<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin talks IBM history, and it's recent split into two parts<br /> - 1:24:00 - Cesnorship is running rampant - Benjamin tells tale of normal person censored, and Trump too</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 10-17-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news from the week - Facebook, Twitter, censorship, Walmart, IBM downsizing<br /> - 11:00 - Apple iPhone Event 2020 - Keith and Benjamin dialog the iPhone 12, and a new speaker<br /> - 22:00 - Making your Apple live longer - Keith talks about hard drive replacement on your laptop<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty gets nerdy about life support in our homes<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - NVMe drives - Star asks Benjamin about the new type of SSD drives (NVMe)<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on digital telephone tech - Steve and Benjamin discuss the transition of phone services<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Fake eero review - Jacob asks Benjamin about an eero review that's just fake news<br /> - 1:07:00 - Fake News - Benjamin gives tips on discerning the fakes from the real <br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin tells of Bill who had problems with cloud backups<br /> - 1:24:00 - Nerd eating and Pandemic 20 - Benjamin laments the lack of physical activity leading to weight</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 10-10-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news from the week - Ransomware, US Treasury, eSports, recycling, apolitical, more<br /> - 11:00 - Bio-implanted chips are coming - Benjamin laments the crossover of tech into our physical body<br /> - 22:00 - Making your Apple live longer - Keith talks about RAM / Memory and a good performance boost<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks about lighting your face for TV (Zoom, Skype, etc)<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Staying focused - Trish asks Benjamin about eliminating distractions in quiet area<br /> - 44:00 - Listener Q&A - Triple Play - Brian with Blu-Ray, Gloria on DSLR, and Lance's wife's slow PC<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Podcast tech - Paul asks about some items that are needed for podcasting<br /> - 1:07:00 - Keske on hunting gadgets - Steve talks about hunting and available technology boosts<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers external threats to the corporations IT realm<br /> - 1:24:00 - Unplug and detach from tech - Do more things that make you forget to check your smartphone</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 10-03-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news from the week - Election, YouTube, deaf, iPod, Surface Laptop, SSD, Amazon<br /> - 11:00 - Microsoft Manual of Style - Benjamin talks about reference work on the technology lingo<br /> - 22:00 - Making your Apple live longer - Keith opens a month long series on Apple longevity<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks about Operating System irrelevance for today<br /> - 39:00 - Tech questions that create stress - Jack asks Benjamin what questions cause lost patience<br /> - 44:00 - Keske's Gadgets Corner - Steve brings up some interesting gadgets on the market<br /> - 56:00 - Right To Repair (Part 1) - Benjamin covers his thoughts on the Right To Repair (Part 1)<br /> - 1:07:00 - Right To Repair (Part 2) - Benjamin continues his thoughts on the Right To Repair (Part 2)<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin notes that IT Professional work is 25 by 8 service<br /> - 1:24:00 - Learning to retract your words - Benjamin uses Presidential CoVid illness to point out rancor</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-26-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - News of the nerd variety - Microsoft, Bethesda, id, Facebook, screens, cable TV, more<br /> - 11:00 - A better chair when WFH - Benjamin covers experience with his new office gaming chair<br /> - 22:00 - 5G vs 5Ghz vs WiFi5 confusion - Keith M. Sedor shares frustrations about 5G, 5Ghz, and WiFi5<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks California burning, air quality, ash, and uHoo<br /> - 39:00 - Don’t be fooled by Google bomb - Benjamin covers odd search leading to politician website<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on warranties - Benjamin and Steve cover the wide world of warranties<br /> - 56:00 - Keeping tech savvy - Benjamin provides basic skills all techs (and people) need<br /> - 1:07:00 - Handling your IT professional - Benjamin shares knowledge on IT Hired Guns (ADD, prices, etc)<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin notes the menace of the insider threat to the company<br /> - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Instant Messages - Santos asks if we should still avoid instant messaging at office</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-19-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - News of the nerd variety - iOS, Apple, Facebook, Amazon Music, Teens and school, more<br /> - 11:00 - Apple Watch / iPad Event 2020 - Keith talks about Apple events, and the Apple Watch Series 6<br /> - 22:00 - Apple Watch / iPad Event 2020 - Keith and Benjamin continue with Fitness+, iPad, and more<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks about when to DIY and when to Don’t DIY<br /> - 39:00 - Benjamin talks flying cars - The myth and promise has been around for years, but still lacks<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on Irrigation Tech - Steve covers some high-tech gardening and irrigation tech<br /> - 56:00 - Sometimes we need relaxation - Benjamin notes that digital distractions can bring you stress<br /> - 1:07:00 - Internet Pet Scams are ruff - Benjamin approaches a nasty pet scam that can bite you<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin serves up some misc network definitions for offices<br /> - 1:24:00 - Google Drive is emptying trash - Benjamin connects old issue of trash to new Google approach</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-12-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br />- 00:00 - News of the nerd variety - News of Apple, Epic, Amazon Alexa, Motorola, Xbox, more<br />- 11:00 - Problems with scammers - Benjamin covers phone scammers and a bad solution<br />- 22:00 - Looking back at first computers - Keith talks about his first computer and the experience<br />- 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty discusses lower voltage control of lighting with Benjamin<br />- 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Flash drives - Nestor asks about the price of portable flash drives dropping<br />- 44:00 - Keske on ancestry and family - Steve and Benjamin bounce around a bit of family tree and DNA<br />- 56:00 - Saving money is possible - Benjamin gives options if you can't<br />buy a computer right now<br />- 1:07:00 - Social Media scores are coming - Benjamin talks how the social media score could affect you<br />- 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - IT Pros perform remote monitoring and management<br />- 1:24:00 - Slow down and ignore tech - Benjamin encourages to do more things that help forget tech<br /><br />Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-10-2020<br /><br />Computer Talk Radio,Apple,scams,colecovision,lighting,low voltage,flash drives,genealogy,saving money,social media score,remote management,escape<br /><br />Computer 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       </p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-05-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd-like news for noting - Facebook, censorship, Messenger, brain implants, Walmart<br /> - 11:00 - Moving to Mars with Elon Musk - Benjamin muses over Musks plans for Mars colonization<br /> - 22:00 - Epic (games) battles with Apple - Keith and Benjamin discuss Epic Games, Fortnite, Apple fight<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty discusses magnetic tech to resolve water scaling issues<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Hacking from past - Benjamin admits to bad decisions earlier in tech life<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on subtractive printers - Steve and Benjamin discuss 3D etching, cutting, forming tools<br /> - 56:00 - Technology impacts on youth - Benjamin cautions that tech can impact youth negatively<br /> - 1:07:00 - Looking back in time - Benjamin reflects on first personal computer purchase (1989)<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin looks at tech and other issues upon return to office<br /> - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Chromebook - Adam asked Benjamin thoughts on Chromebook lifespan</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-29-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - News of the nerd world - Amazon, Apple, Epic, Facebook, AI, Microsoft, and more<br /> - 11:00 - Not just computers, but all tech - Benjamin covers that all tech is experiencing a price shift<br /> - 22:00 - August Apple Apathy on Mac - Keith closes out this series on Apple issues, by hitting the Corp<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty Winston covers the various aspects of UVC light tech<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Streaming service - Benjamin answers Jerry's question on what service to use<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on technology durability - Benjamin and Steve discuss the increasing durability of tech<br /> - 56:00 - Dealing with problems - Benjamin covers email disasters and how to handle them<br /> - 1:07:00 - Tech symbols and origination - Benjamin talks tech symbols, including the show's logo<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - IT Pros do more than just nerd things… adapting to many areas<br /> - 1:24:00 - Reference sources for the show - Benjamin notes he uses sources from left and right for the show</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-22-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - News of a nerd sort - Apple, Google, Twitter, Panasonic, Microsoft, Blackberry, more<br /> - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Top basics to learn - Jen asked Benjamin about what do all people need to know<br /> - 22:00 - August Apple Apathy on Mac - Keith continues his dislike of Apple, and the repair problems<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty tells Benjamin that the thermostat is where it's at<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Best upgrade - Dan asks about improving boot time… SSD upgrades rock<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on airplane technology - Benjamin and Steve talk about airplane tech to fly us around<br /> - 56:00 - Dangers of computer unreality (1) - Benjamin covers the dangers of getting lost in computers<br /> - 1:07:00 - Dangers of computer unreality (2) - Benjamin continues on dangers of the unreality in tech<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin laments the demise of documentation everywhere<br /> - 1:24:00 - Annual PC buying guide - Benjamin explains Back To School Buying Guide issues this year</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-15-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - News of nerdly interest and note - Political censorship, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, Fortnite, more<br /> - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Blue blocking - Benjamin answers Pearl - Blue light is not going to kill your eyes<br /> - 22:00 - August Apple Apathy on Mac - Keith talks about some of the failings with his own Apple Watch<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks about increasing air pressure within the house<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Laser Printers - Larry asks Benjamin about Laser Printer options for current<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on government freebies - Steve and Benjamin explore options for cheap or free laptops<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Is old PC obsolete - Kevin asks how to tell when a computer is finally obsolete<br /> - 1:07:00 - Old tech in strange places - Benjamin covers how floppy disks are still in scary usage spots<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin opines on giving tech a problem list or one at a time<br /> - 1:24:00 - Politics are getting worse - Benjamin laments astro-turf text message annoyances</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-08-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - News to note of the nerd world - T-Mobile, smart monitors, Disney+, Twitter, Apple, Google<br /> - 11:00 - Standing desk for health - Benjamin covers idea of standing desk for working from home<br /> - 22:00 - August Apple Apathy on Mac - Keith continues August Apple analysis of problem areas<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks about Sensi Predict - HVAC troubleshooter<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Amazon analysis - Alex asks Benjamin about virtues and issues with Amazon<br /> - 44:00 - Keske's optimizes Windows 10 - Steve discusses some options for speeding up his Windows 10<br /> - 56:00 - Old recordable media dying - Benjamin discusses problems with old CD recordables<br /> - 1:07:00 - 3D printing challenge coin - Benjamin updates his experience with challenge coin<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Working From Anywhere vs rotating shifts and other plans<br /> - 1:24:00 - Go Fund Me great place to help - Benjamin talks about his nephew and Go Fund Me</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-01-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - News to note of the nerd world - SpaceX, Antitrust, Twitter, Google, Smart Glasses, iPhone<br /> - 11:00 - Impending return from Space - Pete Trabucco talks about astronauts and experiences<br /> - 22:00 - August Apple Apathy on Mac - Keith starts to show Benjamin he's not a fanboy, bashs Macs<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty brings up a number of tools that work without touch<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Camera change - Benjamin answers why he went with Nikon DSLRs vs Olympus<br /> - 44:00 - Keske's Goofy Geeky Gadgets - Steve provides a long list of various goofy gadgets of interest<br /> - 56:00 - Why Privacy Matters (Part 1) - Benjamin addresses importance of privacy, and why it matters<br /> - 1:07:00 - Why Privacy Matters (Part 2) - Benjamin continues his concerns about us giving up information<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin ponders what happens if he gets hit by a bus<br /> - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Tech longevity - What daily tech has survived for Benjamin the longest</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 07-25-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - News to note of the nerd world - Musk, Bezos, LinkedIn, Hotline, SpaceX, Space Force, more<br /> - 11:00 - Censorship by any other name… - Twitter's heavy handed approach really looks bad for all<br /> - 22:00 - Trackpads are not fave of all - Keith and Benjamin discuss cursor controls, and trackpads<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty covers news of killer (bad) Covid tech for your home<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Backup Cameras - Jenna asks about a backup camera for her ten year old car<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on Choirs - Steve sings the praise of some folks who setup a virtual choir<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Windows AV - Jameson asks Benjamin about Windows Defender anti-malware<br /> - 1:07:00 - YouTube a great research tool - Benjamin covers experience with YouTube for fixing things<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin answers question… why IT always reports to finance<br /> - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Facebook Surveys - Cindy asks about Facebook Surveys (DON’T DO THEM!)</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 07-18-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - News to note of the nerd world - Twitter scam, Bronco, Peacock, Musk, CBP, Mars, Netflix, more<br /> - 11:00 - Apples new iPhone OS Beta - Benjamin talks about iOS 14's preview beta, and liked features<br /> - 22:00 - Apple's Settlement for batterygate - Keith and Benjamin discuss Apple settlement for underclocking<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty predicts how August will relieve and deceive us<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Hotspots and VPNs - Marie asks Benjamin about using a hotspot for remote working<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on Projectors - Benjamin and Steve discuss options with video projectors<br /> - 56:00 - Top things to not do on Internet - Benjamin discusses ways you can get into / stay out of trouble<br /> - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Website design - Joey asked Benjamin's opinions on tools for website design<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin discusses IT dress code vs business dress code<br /> - 1:24:00 - Looking back at the moon - Benjamin looks back at Lunar Lander (actual, and video game)</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 07-11-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news for this week - Logitech, Amazon Prime, Apple iOS 14, Harvard, and more<br /> - 11:00 - Cord cutting is great - Benjamin says to ditch cable; plenty can be found on streaming<br /> - 22:00 - Sticking with the same brands - Benjamin quizes Keith on his long term fanboy natures<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty gives out some old school video tricks for home<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - America On-Line - Mary asks Benjamin why people hated America On-Line<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on Disabled Gaming - Steve covers world of video gamers with reduced abilities<br /> - 56:00 - Paperless world - Benjamin explores the concepts of a paperless world<br /> - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Podcasts for profit - Jeff asks how to start a podcast and make a million dollars<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin talks about the usage of social media in business<br /> - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Update issues - Christina asks if update problems are reason for concern</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 07-04-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Neat nerd news of note - Amazon, Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, SCOTUS, streaming<br /> - 11:00 - Politics are getting crazier - Benjamin covers how tech companies will manipulate this year<br /> - 22:00 - Mistakes with water and tech - Keith and Benjamin discuss waterproofing of cellphones<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty asks "Oh say can you UVC"… and covers almost scam<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Old Laser Printer - Alex asks Benjamin about the value of an old laser printer<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on Security - Steve talks hackers targeting the people working from home<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - EOL for all-in-one - Marvin asks benjamin about all-in-one desktop at end of life<br /> - 1:07:00 - Conversations with the wife - Benjamin talks about paying bills automatically online<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers fighting loneliness while working from home<br /> - 1:24:00 - Independence Day musings - Benjamin closes on a note for you to reflect and put tech down</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 06-27-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - News of Nerd Interest - Warrant-proof, searches and seizures, tolling, Facebook, more<br /> - 11:00 - WWDC 2020 - Keith talks about the announcements from Apple's WWDC 2020<br /> - 22:00 - Apple announcements for MacOS - Keith continues with Benjamin on Apples new offerings<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty educates Benjamin and listeners on the basics of HVAC<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Netflix and VPN - Jillian is having problems with Netflix over VPN, wonders why<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on computer models - Steve covers some of the thoughts behind statistical models<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - PC Build Tips - Connor asks about tips for building his own computer<br /> - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Buy or rent modem - Kristi and Bill have joint conversation about cable modem option<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin explains the importance of protecting information<br /> - 1:24:00 - Saying goodbye to a brand - Benjamin laments the loss of Olympus cameras to new owners</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 06-20-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Notable Nerd News this week - Concert, Cancellations, Zoom, T-Mobile, Facebook, Orwell<br /> - 11:00 - Return to the Amusement Park - Pete Trabucco joins in to talk return to Disney/Six Flags/more<br /> - 22:00 - Apple coming to your vehicle - Keith talks about CarKey; Apple keyless entry to your vehicle<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks about cool tools that Dad's would find interesting<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Zoom Meeting - Larry asks if it's time to bail on Zoom Meeting software<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on gardening tech - Steve discusses a variety of gardening gadgets of interest<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Net to 2nd building - Victor asks Benjamin about network in a second building<br /> - 1:07:00 - Bosma door lock review - Benjamin covers a new tech door lock that deserves attention<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin happy on Fortune 500 CEO's Work From Home stance<br /> - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Flipphones - Wally asks about why people would still use flipphonesThis week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Notable Nerd News this week - Concert, Cancellations, Zoom, T-Mobile, Facebook, Orwell<br /> - 11:00 - Return to the Amusement Park - Pete Trabucco joins in to talk return to Disney/Six Flags/more<br /> - 22:00 - Apple coming to your vehicle - Keith talks about CarKey; Apple keyless entry to your vehicle<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks about cool tools that Dad's would find interesting<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Zoom Meeting - Larry asks if it's time to bail on Zoom Meeting software<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on gardening tech - Steve discusses a variety of gardening gadgets of interest<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Net to 2nd building - Victor asks Benjamin about network in a second building<br /> - 1:07:00 - Bosma door lock review - Benjamin covers a new tech door lock that deserves attention<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin happy on Fortune 500 CEO's Work From Home stance<br /> - 1:24:00 - Listener Q&A - Flipphones - Wally asks about why people would still use flipphones<br /><br /></p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 06-13-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerdly News of the week - Tracking, E3, Wendy's, Brave, Android 11, Netflix, and more<br /> - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Church streaming - Benjamin answers Jerry about streaming solutions for churches<br /> - 22:00 - Getting better rest through tech - Keith and Benjamin discuss Sleep Cycle monitoring app benefits<br /> - 31:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty brings Doodads for Dads with Father's day a week away<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Hotspot and VPN - Marie asks if working via remote using hotspot is safe<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on future changes - Steve talks with Benjamin on hot trends coming for technology<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - PC temperatures - Michael asks about ideal computer temperatures, testing<br /> - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Buy WiFi6 now? - Brandi asks about WiFi6, and if it's the right time to purchase<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin talks climbing the ladder while working via remote</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 06-06-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerdy news of note - Facebook, Amazon, WhatsApp, Zoom, CES 2021 and more<br /> - 11:00 - An exercise in torment with repair - Marty talks of Frankenstein, the massive computer and problem<br /> - 22:00 - Continued issues with the repair - Benjamin and Marty discuss the fails of Asus with Frankenstein<br /> - 31:00 - Blurred screenshots in iOS - Keith explains an interesting security feature within the iPhone<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Drive options - Benjamin answers if second drive should be internal or external<br /> - 44:00 - Education and research for all - Steve and Benjamin cover the learning options of YouTube<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Personal / Work - Benjamin answers crossover usage of work/personal tech<br /> - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Fans / Water - Benjamin answers two more questions, fans, water in tech<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin discusses if remote work has become the normal<br /> - 1:24:00 - Planet only 4.2 light years away - Benjamin covers planet with nearby system, not good enough</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 05-30-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Intro and Listener Q&A - Twitter, Trump, Raspberry Pi, Wikipedia, bias, juries, more<br /> - 11:00 - SpaceX missed launch for a day - Benjamin and Keith cover the SpaceX - NASA return to space!<br /> - 22:00 - Listener question - Windows 10 - Jensen asks Benjamin how likely is Windows to be replaced<br /> - 31:00 - Marty Winston opines - Benjamin and Marty discuss single or double space after period<br /> - 39:00 - Listener question - Tracking - Listener asks Benjamin if a formatted laptop can be tracked<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on computing and Covid - Steve and Benjamin discuss ways tech is working to beat Covid<br /> - 56:00 - 3D printed guns issue (part 1) - Benjamin covers non-controversy of 3D printed guns<br /> - 1:07:00 - 3D printed guns issue (part 2) - The ghost gun concept is fake… other more important topics<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers some of the conferencing call problems<br /> - 1:24:00 - News from Microsoft Windows - Benjamin covers KB patch problem, and Linux code in Win10</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 05-16-2020
<p>Show host, and computer nerd, Benjamin Rockwell delivers the latest tech news, and hosts this show with fan favorite, Apple Certified Consultant, Keith M. Sedor (a.k.a. My Mac Guru), along with the rest of the Computer Talk Radio team, including Marty Winston, Steve Keske, Pastor Mark, and more... MUCH, MUCH MORE!  Be sure to click the 'Subscribe' button in your favorite podcast app.  And please leave us a 5-star review!  We love to hear nice things from our listeners!</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 05-09-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - News of the Nerd Normal - Xbox, Facebook, Wink, Musk baby, tech layoffs, and more<br /> - 11:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark and Benjamin discuss return to the old normal<br /> - 22:00 - Apple announces tech refresh - Keith and Benjamin discuss new hardware from Apple<br /> - 31:00 - Addressing the ups and downs - Marty discusses how Covid-19 isn't the zombie apocalypse<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - IT remote spying - Stephanie asks if work IT can spy on your laptop via remote<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on RADAR - Steve Keske provides a history of RADAR from 40's to present<br /> - 56:00 - Tech and the new normal - Benjamin talks about using tech to survive isolation and WFH<br /> - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Desktop demise - David asks Benjamin if Desktops are completely gone<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin on learning quickly while adapting to working at home<br /> - 1:24:00 - New normal provides new ideas - Benjamin's new idea of germ-free kiosk as your smartphone</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 05-02-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - News of a nerdy nature - Video Conferencing, Intel, Ubisoft, scams, outages, more<br /> - 11:00 - CES possible ground zero - Marty and Benjamin discuss CES's possible involvement in virus<br /> - 22:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark covers escapism and gaming with Benjamin<br /> - 31:00 - Restrospective on Apple - Keith and Benjamin discuss some of the older Apple Macs<br /> - 39:00 - Tech tip for home safety - Updating DNS for screening out inappropriate material<br /> - 44:00 - Infrared temperature detection - Steve and Benjamin discuss the tech behind the new cameras<br /> - 56:00 - The new naming of WiFi - Benjamin covers details of WiFi 6, the new speeds coming soon<br /> - 1:07:00 - Tech in new areas - Benjamin covers his tech enabled doctor's visit via webcam<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin talks about the IT functions that can be done remote<br /> - 1:24:00 - The New Normal / New Nerds - COVID - Turning normal people and pastors into tech support</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 04-25-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerdly News for Netizens - Censorship, FBI, Cybercrime, Netflix, Amazon, and more<br /> - 11:00 - Roller Coaster Technologies - Pete Trabucco discusses issues of Amusement park reopenings<br /> - 22:00 - Euro ruling on tech alternatives - Keith and Benjamin discuss Euro ruling about Apple cables<br /> - 31:00 - Tech foretells the weather via AI - Marty talks of AI and machine learning in weather forecast<br /> - 39:00 - It's important to be kind and polite - Winning friends and being polite in chats<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on Disabilities and Tech - Steve brings new senior and disability tech to the discussion<br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Hardware specs - Marcus asks about tips for conference calls<br /> - 1:07:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark covers Covid World and Clergy Confidentiality<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin talks professional usage of Webex and competitors<br /> - 1:24:00 - Money exchange in tech world - Venmo experience with church friends</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 04-18-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news of the week - Fleeceware, hackers, esports, Facebook, Amazon, and more<br /> - 11:00 - We're at home anyway… cleaning - Benjamin covers the Spring computer cleaning basics<br /> - 22:00 - Spring cleaning part 2… - Benjamin continues with semi-annual computer cleaning needs<br /> - 31:00 - Newstips (Marty Winston) - Marty talks about batteries as part of Spring Cleaning<br /> - 39:00 - Super Expensive Apple Mac - Keith tells Benjamin about shortcut to save money on $54k Mac<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on New Technology - Steve Keske joins Benjaimn to talk about smart paint<br /> - 56:00 - Reacting to disasters and tragedy - Benjamin suggestions for dealing with COVID comments online<br /> - 1:07:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark talks of the Church and Tech in COVID world<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers VPN situation for office and for the home<br /> - 1:24:00 - Alexa and Siri feeling our wrath? - Benjamin asks how we should be treating our robot helpers</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 04-11-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news of the week - Donations, Quibi, TikTok, Yelp, statistics, 5G and new normal<br /> - 11:00 - United States Census and tech - Benjamin is amazed when the mailer says to answer online<br /> - 22:00 - Apple (and others) solving probs - Keith and Benjamin talk about corporate approach to Covid-19<br /> - 31:00 - Newstips (Marty Winston) - Marty talks about some of the many user interfaces we deal with<br /> - 39:00 - Business tool for stuck at home - Benjamin covers Scrum meeting to help the family focus<br /> - 44:00 - 7 Deadly (Technology) Sins - Benjamin links technology to each of the 7 Deadly Sins<br /> - 56:00 - Keske on Quarantine - Steve Keske brings ideas to fill the time while at home<br /> - 1:07:00 - Quarantine craziness everywhere - Benjamin warns that your utility bill is about to freak you out<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin ponders what will we learn from telecommuting<br /> - 1:24:00 - Easter changes this year - Benjamin notes the technological changes for church and Easter</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 04-04-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd approach to news - FCC, Comcast, Internet, spyware, Zoom, eBay, and more<br /> - 11:00 - Making computers faster (part 1) - Benjamin covers the Windows side of increasing speed<br /> - 22:00 - Making computers faster (part 2) - Keith joins Benjamin and covers the Apple side of the world<br /> - 31:00 - Newstips (Marty Winston) - Marty covers LIDAR usage in self driving cars<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Windows - Harry asked Benjamin about his favorite version of Windows<br /> - 44:00 - Exploring handling viruses - If Covid was a computer virus, how would Benjamin handle?<br /> - 56:00 - Keske on Education - Steve Keske gives an update on the world of tech and education<br /> - 1:07:00 - Replacing computers issue - Benjamin says not to cheap out replacing your computer<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin closes out the Why IT series talking Business Culture<br /> - 1:24:00 - Don't let it stress you out - Benjamin admits that working from home is hard with family</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 03-28-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerdy news in new world - Movies, streaming, internet speeds, Best Buy, Amazon, more<br /> - 11:00 - Apples new releases - Keith and Benjamin discuss Apples new hardware releases<br /> - 22:00 - Listener Q&A - Wireless hard disk - Benjamin covers idea of wireless hard drive, and value therein<br /> - 31:00 - Newstips (Marty Winston) - Marty joins Benjamin and discusses the Weatherflow Tempest<br /> - 39:00 - Youth and tech breaks - Benjamin advises that we still need to think kids outside of tech<br /> - 44:00 - Reacting to disasters - Benjamin notes that CoVid-19 is like a disaster, responding<br /> - 56:00 - Keske on Scammers - Steve discusses the various bad guys and their new scams<br /> - 1:07:00 - Listener Q&A - Overclocking - Benjamin explains overclocking and impact on warranties<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin continus Why IT - Security of the Business<br /> - 1:24:00 - Adjusting to a new world - Working from home guidance and ideas to improve</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 03-21-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerdy news topics - Shopify, Apple, WWDC, Xbox Live, 3D printing, and more<br /> - 11:00 - Consulting in changed world - Keith talks about how consultancy is changing, Apple news<br /> - 22:00 - Mistakes happen all the time - Benjamin laments bad audio recording from backups<br /> - 31:00 - Newstips / Marty Winston - Marty and Benjamin talk Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and uHoo<br /> - 39:00 - Remote control and help - Benjamin offers tips to help quarantineed fix computer probs<br /> - 44:00 - Avoding Fake News (Part 1) - Internet is rich place for us to all fall prey to fake information<br /> - 56:00 - Avoding Fake News (Part 2) - Benjamin covers how we can all ensure information is correct<br /> - 1:07:00 - Keske on Medical advances - Steve Keske talks about an automated CPR machine<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin continues the Why IT series… Efficiency Gains<br /> - 1:24:00 - Changing world tips - Benjamin preaches about staying on task while at home</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 03-14-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast of Computer Talk Radio includes:<br /> - 00:00 - Coronavirus special introduction - Benjamin introduces a dedicated episode to the coronavirus<br /> - 11:00 - Dealing with isolation and tech - Pastor Mark and Benjamin discuss tech issues in isolated world<br /> - 22:00 - Dealing with isolation and tech - Pastor Mark continues on the concerns with tech without people<br /> - 31:00 - Cleaning tech items safely - Marty Winston joins Benjamin with issues of clean tech<br /> - 39:00 - Scammers will be here soon - Benjamin notes that there are many out to get your money<br /> - 44:00 - Working from home is rough - Benjamin gives tips for productivity while working from home<br /> - 56:00 - Working from home is rough - Benjamin gives more tips for productivity working from home<br /> - 1:07:00 - Gig Economy shifting - Benjamin talks about the gig economy and ponders future<br /> - 1:16:00 - Staying up to date is hard - Keith discusses how this situation is evolving rapidly<br /> - 1:24:00 - Blood supply shortage - Benjamin makes a plea for listeners to save lives</p>
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 03-07-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast contents:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news worth noting - Spock salute, warrantless tracking, ransomware, Twitter, Apple<br /> - 11:00 - Covid-19 Coronavirus and tech - Keith and Benjamin talk about tech in a coronavirus world<br /> - 22:00 - Cable TV and other services - Marty of Newstips, covers how television service is changing<br /> - 31:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastror Mark talks about sermon notes online experience<br /> - 39:00 - Deepfakes of your voice - Benjamin notes that impersonation of our voice is a big danger<br /> - 44:00 - Dark Patterns (Part 1) - Benjamin covers decisions on the Internet that could be bad<br /> - 56:00 - Dark Patterns (Part 2) - Benjamin cotinues talking about distractions to your goals online<br /> - 1:07:00 - Keske on Education - Steve talks about learning standard items with Google of videos<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Why IT matters 2 of 5 - Benjamin talks research improvement<br /> - 1:24:00 - Preview of next weeks special - Benjamin prepares for tech and coronavirus adaptions for us</p>
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Computer Talk Radio - 02-29-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast contents:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news worth noting - Lent, Pope, Bullying, 1st Amendment, AI and taxes, scams<br /> - 11:00 - Exploring internet speeds - Benjamin asks how much internet speed do you really need<br /> - 22:00 - Tech out in the real world - Keith and Benjamin discuss Amazon Go concept of shopping<br /> - 31:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark has guidance for gamer complaining about no life<br /> - 39:00 - Marty from NewsTips.com - Marty Winston talks about sniffing sensor technology<br /> - 44:00 - Buying tech too early is bad - Benjamin covers history of buying tech too early<br /> - 56:00 - Keske on Tech History - Steve and Benjamin spend time looking at the history of CPUs<br /> - 1:07:00 - Hotel WiFi Speeds are bad - Benjamin explains why WiFi speeds in hotels are so bad<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Part 1 of 5 of Why IT Series - Communication Enhancements<br /> - 1:24:00 - Benjamin covers new Mozilla tech - DNS over HTTPS is a great security tool for privacy of users</p>
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Computer Talk Radio - 02-22-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast contents:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news worth noting - Covid-19, folding phones, SpaceX, Tesla, campains, more<br /> - 11:00 - More tech aspects of Coronavirus - Steve and Benjamin talk socialmedia in virus laden world<br /> - 22:00 - Apple issues with repair - Keith talks about issues with Apples abandoning repair market<br /> - 31:00 - Looking back at old tech - Benjamin remembers Lantastic network at home in 1991<br /> - 39:00 - Definition time - Benjamin explains GPU versus CPU and importance<br /> - 44:00 - Movie and TV magic is lies - Benjamin complains of impossible zoom and forensics on TV<br /> - 56:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark has tips for people who are coveting new tech<br /> - 1:07:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty things ahead and looks at future of car radio technology<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers a Q&A about life and death businesses<br /> - 1:24:00 - Quesiton about TurboTax - Benjamin answers question about software with no CD drive</p>
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Computer Talk Radio - 02-15-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast contents:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news of notable mention - Apple, Samsung, FBI, Crime, Scams, Verizon, Tmobile, Sprint<br /> - 11:00 - Technology is not that advanced - Benjamin has no fear of robots stealing jobs, even in fast food<br /> - 22:00 - Covid-19 impact on technology - Marty provides insight into the shutdowns impact on us<br /> - 31:00 - Keith almost admits Apple scam - Keith gives workaround for Apple lockout of old MacOS version<br /> - 39:00 - Color our tech today! - Benjamin asks why we can't have blue laptops or other colors<br /> - 44:00 - One week smartphone detox - Benjamin presents a challenge to help clean your addiction<br /> - 56:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark discusses digital fingerprints of our youth<br /> - 1:07:00 - Keske on Robocalls - Steve covers some new advancements called STIR/SHAKEN<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin asks what you'll do with computer problems… Plan B<br /> - 1:24:00 - News isn't always neat - Benjamin notes that sources for tech news are not him</p>
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Computer Talk Radio - 02-08-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast contents:<br /> - 00:00 - News of the nerd world - Iowa caucus, iKey, Amazon, Canadian news sites, DNA, more <br /> - 11:00 - Nightmare tech stories - Keith and Benjamin swap some bad personal tech experiences<br /> - 22:00 - Feel free to leave it behind - Benjamin says if social media doesn't make you happy, quit<br /> - 31:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin relates previous employers disposal of old computers<br /> - 39:00 - Filter bubbles and you - Benjamin urgest you to be aware of filter bubbles around you<br /> - 44:00 - Identifying tech addictions - Benjamin talks about signs and risks of tech addiction<br /> - 56:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark talks moral and ethical issues of Avast Antivirus<br /> - 1:07:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty talks about eliminating robots… of a different kind<br /> - 1:16:00 - Keske on future computing - Steve talks about Exascale computing and future of CPUs<br /> - 1:24:00 - Superbowl Commercial - Benjamin talks about one commercial, tears, Google, memories</p>
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Computer Talk Radio - 02-01-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast contents:<br /> - 00:00 - News of the nerd world - Groundhogs, robots, email, trackers, Ring doorbell, more<br /> - 11:00 - Tragic tale of abuse of privacy - Benjamin apologizes for ever recommending Avast Antivirus<br /> - 22:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark and the idea of reading and learning Bible via apps<br /> - 31:00 - Plan your purchase carefully - Keith examines what happens when people don't plan ahead<br /> - 39:00 - Stop panicking over the news - Benjamin implores listeners to relax about the news cycle<br /> - 44:00 - Nerd myths abound - Benjamin lists some myths and sets people at ease with fun<br /> - 56:00 - Keske on Robots and Drones - Steve Keske revisits the world of robots and drones<br /> - 1:07:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty Winston speaks on wireless outdoor cameras<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin speaks about how passwords are necessary evil<br /> - 1:24:00 - Super Bowl commercials - Benjamin covers the reason why he loves the Super Bowl</p>
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Computer Talk Radio - 01-25-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast contents:<br /> - 00:00 - Nerd notes on tech newsbits - 401k hackers, Ransomware, Voting, privacy, and… cats?<br /> - 11:00 - Listener Q&A - Job hunting - Jezebel asks about tech and social media tips for job search<br /> - 22:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark and Benjamin discuss electronic titheing<br /> - 31:00 - Apple Family Sharing Plan - Keith covers the upsides (and down) of Family Sharing Plan<br /> - 39:00 - Listener Q&A - Windows - Marie asks about Windows 10 upgrade from Windows 7<br /> - 44:00 - Keske on Satellites - Steve Keske covers some tech knowedge of our tech in space<br /> - 56:00 - Physical Tech Security - Benjamin provides some tips on securing your tech<br /> - 1:07:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty defines the desegregation of home automation<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin explains that IT is not a cost center or profit center<br /> - 1:24:00 - 2020 was such a promise and yet - Benjamin laments the 2020 doldrums and how we're stagnant</p>
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Computer Talk Radio - 01-18-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast contents: <br /> - 00:00 - News from the nerd perspective - Dog playlist, Robots, Blue Light, Flaws, NASA intern, more <br /> - 11:00 - Adobe Flash from hero to zero - Dan (listener) asks Benjamin about Adobe Flash removal <br /> - 22:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark and Benjamin on censorship for strange reasons <br /> - 31:00 - Apple and off-lease systems - Keith informs Benjamin on idea of off-lease Apple hardware <br /> - 39:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty Winston talks holy grail of robotic vacuum cleaners <br /> - 44:00 - Keske on (Google) World Travel - Steve discusses web based Google Maps with Benjamin <br /> - 56:00 - Listener Q&A - Planned failures - Thomas asks if computers purposely setup for shorter lifespans <br /> - 1:07:00 - Future of tech may take from us - What happens when streamed programs no longer work <br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers the importance of Quality Assurance <br /> - 1:24:00 - The end of brick and mortar - Benjamin explains Bose store demise gives glimpse of future</p>
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Computer Talk Radio - 01-11-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast contents: <br /> - 00:00 - Nerd news other than CES - Twitter, Facebook, censorship, TikTok, military, and more <br /> - 11:00 - Marty talks about CES as well - Marty joins Benjamin to discuss CES and the problems it faces <br /> - 22:00 - Keeping and sorting Email - Keith and Benjamin talk about Inbox Zero, archiving, and more <br /> - 31:00 - Imperfect randomness abounds - Random Number Generators not good enough for games <br /> - 39:00 - Value of our time vs entertainment - Benjamin bemoans video game overwhelmed by adverts <br /> - 44:00 - Getting out of hand - Benjamin asks if we should technify everything around <br /> - 56:00 - Keske on dreaming of tech - Steve and Benjamin discuss fun tech from the movie world <br /> - 1:07:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark chats about getting married online <br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin continues about Windows 7 end of life - Part 2 <br /> - 1:24:00 - Politics needlessly divide - Benjamin advises his intent for this political season </p>
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Computer Talk Radio - 01-04-2020
<p>This week's full broadcast contents:<br /> - 00:00 - New Years News for Nerds - Ivanka, Amazon, Pope, Mars, UN cybercrime bill, more<br /> - 11:00 - Recycling tech and car tech - Keith and Benjamin talk recycling, environment, and tech<br /> - 22:00 - Listener Q&A - DIY installs - Benjamin answers Robert who is sensitve about installing parts<br /> - 31:00 - Crossroads of Faith and Tech - Pastor Mark gives thoughts on next decade for Faith and Tech <br /> - 39:00 - Too much wasted time - Benjamin tells of video game overwhelmed by adverts<br /> - 44:00 - Listener Q&A - Turbo, and Locks - Haley asks about turbo switches and locks on old computers<br /> - 56:00 - Keske on Drones - Steve and Benjamin discuss the FAA proposed regs for drones<br /> - 1:07:00 - Forty Year House (.com) - Marty Winston provides good audio tips for recording<br /> - 1:16:00 - Professional IT Series - Benjamin covers business side of Windows 7 end of life - Part 1<br /> - 1:24:00 - Lamenting the downfall of CES - Benjamin explains why he's skipping CES this year</p>
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<p>Special Home Automation Series Compilation - This compilation contains all of the information from the CTR Home Automation Series that has been running for much of the first part of 2019.  While it duplicates the information already in the podcast, it's more streamlined for those who are particularly interested in the topic.</p>
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<p>It's hard to say exactly how this all played out.  I gave a sermon at my church, and it serves as a challenge to anyone out there.  I'm not saying that you have to be a Bible Thumper, but if you can be there for someone when they have questions, all the better!</p> <p> </p> <p>God Bless,</p> <p>Benjamin Rockwell - Host of Computer Talk Radio</p>
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