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Computer Talk Radio

Computer Talk Radio is a nationally syndicated broadcast radio program on computers and technology, and how they impact your life. On 15 stations, with over 400,000 listeners, Benjamin Rockwell, the show host and a computer nerd, leads the team as the expert guide through the technical jungle of jargon, and the valleys of viruses, to reach the pinnacle of power over your computer problems. Benjamin is joined by multiple team members who thrive on bringing you to the next level of knowledge. Keith M. Sedor has been a Certified Apple Mac Consultant for nearly 20 years. Marty Winston has been all over the place, from an executive at Radio Shack, to one of the most trusted members of the tech community from behind the scenes. Steve Keske brings a vast history, as well as experience in a number of directions. Recurring weekly segments include IT Pro and Scam series.

Computer Talk Radio is a nationally syndicated broadcast radio program on computers and technology, and how they impact your life. On 15 stations, with over 400,000 listeners, Benjamin Rockwell, the show host and a computer nerd, leads the team as the expert guide through the technical jungle of jargon, and the valleys of viruses, to reach the pinnacle of power over your computer problems. Benjamin is joined by multiple team members who thrive on bringing you to the next level of knowledge. Keith M. Sedor has been a Certified Apple Mac Consultant for nearly 20 years. Marty Winston has been all over the place, from an executive at Radio Shack, to one of the most trusted members of the tech community from behind the scenes. Steve Keske brings a vast history, as well as experience in a number of directions. Recurring weekly segments include IT Pro and Scam series.

 

#144

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 ... Read more

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#143

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 ... Read more

17 Sep 2022

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17 Sep 2022


#142

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 ... Read more

10 Sep 2022

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10 Sep 2022


#141

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 ... Read more

03 Sep 2022

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03 Sep 2022


#140

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 ... Read more

27 Aug 2022

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27 Aug 2022


#139

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 ... Read more

20 Aug 2022

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20 Aug 2022


#138

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 ... Read more

13 Aug 2022

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13 Aug 2022


#137

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 ... Read more

06 Aug 2022

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06 Aug 2022


#136

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 ... Read more

30 Jul 2022

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30 Jul 2022


#135

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 ... Read more

23 Jul 2022

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23 Jul 2022


#134

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 ... Read more

16 Jul 2022

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16 Jul 2022


#133

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 ... Read more

09 Jul 2022

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09 Jul 2022


#132

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 ... Read more

02 Jul 2022

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02 Jul 2022


#131

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 ... Read more

25 Jun 2022

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25 Jun 2022


#130

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 ... Read more

18 Jun 2022

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18 Jun 2022


#129

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 ... Read more

11 Jun 2022

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11 Jun 2022


#128

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 ... Read more

04 Jun 2022

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04 Jun 2022


#127

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 ... Read more

28 May 2022

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28 May 2022


#126

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 ... Read more

21 May 2022

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21 May 2022


#125

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 ... Read more

14 May 2022

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14 May 2022


#124

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) ... Read more

07 May 2022

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07 May 2022


#123

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 ... Read more

30 Apr 2022

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30 Apr 2022


#122

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 ... Read more

23 Apr 2022

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23 Apr 2022


#121

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 ... Read more

16 Apr 2022

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16 Apr 2022