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Computer Talk Radio

Benjamin Rockwell

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Computer Talk Radio

Computer Talk Radio

Benjamin Rockwell

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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. Additional team members; Keith M. Sedor, Marty Winston, Steve Keske, and Pastor Mark, all help along the way each week with their own words of wisdom.

Latest Episodes

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-26-2020

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

90 min2 d ago
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-26-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-19-2020

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

90 min1 w ago
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-19-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-12-2020

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

90 min2 w ago
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-12-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-05-2020

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

90 min3 w ago
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-05-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-29-2020

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

90 minAUG 29
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-29-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-22-2020

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

90 minAUG 22
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-22-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-15-2020

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

90 minAUG 15
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-15-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-08-2020

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

90 minAUG 8
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-08-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-01-2020

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

90 minAUG 1
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-01-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 07-25-2020

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

90 minJUL 25
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 07-25-2020

Latest Episodes

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-26-2020

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

90 min2 d ago
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-26-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-19-2020

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

90 min1 w ago
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-19-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-12-2020

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

90 min2 w ago
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-12-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-05-2020

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

90 min3 w ago
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 09-05-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-29-2020

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

90 minAUG 29
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-29-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-22-2020

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

90 minAUG 22
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-22-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-15-2020

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

90 minAUG 15
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-15-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-08-2020

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

90 minAUG 8
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-08-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-01-2020

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

90 minAUG 1
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 08-01-2020

Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 07-25-2020

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

90 minJUL 25
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Computer Talk Radio Broadcast - 07-25-2020
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