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Everyday Tech is MPB Think Radio's weekly program about consumer technology. Wiltz is an IT expert. Jeremy is a computer repair ace. Jay is the show's host. All three guys love to tinker with the latest tech gadgets. Each episode the guys talk about the last news, issues, and products in consumer technology, and they troubleshoot problems posed by the show's callers. Everyday Tech airs Wednesday mornings at 11e/10c on Mississippi Public Broadcasting's Think Radio network, can be seen on MPB ...
 
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Everyday Tech is MPB Think Radio's show about consumer tech, and your very own personal IT department - all wrapped up into one convenient package. Jeremy will help you fix it, and Wiltz will help you keep it safe...and both can actually do either, so we're in good hands! Today on the show... A USB-C headphone adapter for your phone that costs $200…
 
Let's discuss Section 230 this week! Ye olde Liability Shield Law! Should platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, and Instagram be held accountable for irresponsible content created by it's independent users? Should they be held liable for damages regarding that content? Is there a difference between being liable and accountable? The recent chan…
 
This week's episode of ET was washed out by the mess in DC. So, we've dug waaaaay back the archives to three months ago for this week's Everyday Tech. On this episode of Everyday Tech, the guys deep dive into the issue of addiction to technology and specifically, social media. The topic was spurned on by the Netflix docu-drama The Social Dilemma. A…
 
Jay and Wiltz take a call from a listener who's gotten the impression that if she doesn't convert to TV streaming, her favorite shows are going away. The guys point out that box-top cable is going nowhere, and that actually, as the cost of streaming soars, box-top cable companies (who also offer streaming and on-demand options) continue to add valu…
 
Jay and Wiltz discuss the growing concern over the breach of Microsoft's Solarwinds. Also callers have questions about how to DVR over-the-air television, how to share a large video file with others without breaking it up into multiple files, how do you shift all your info between phones, and what are the songs you hear played during Everyday Tech …
 
Google recently had several of its services temporarily knocked down. How susceptible are tech giants to the whims of general public? Or is the general public even who they should be worried about at all? Plenty to think about, including a tip o' the cap to Edward Snowden, in this week's Tech Byte! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out info…
 
This week the guys talk about broadband reaching certain rural parts of central Mississippi, a 6-year-old kid running up a $16,000 bill playing games on mom's iPad, how to protect yourself from impending future Google outages, and the wobbly liftoff of the highly-touted Cyberpunk 2077! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
On this episode of Everyday Tech, the guys deep dive into the issue of addiction to technology and specifically, social media. The topic was spurned on by the Netflix docu-drama The Social Dilemma. According to the filmakers, and their subjects, this is the dilemma. Never before have a handful of tech designers had such control over the way billion…
 
This week's guests are from Seventh Knight, the developer of AppMoat. Travis Odom – VP, Customer Experience Charlie Case – VP, Government Services Discussed on this episode: What is Ransomware? encrypts (scrambles) personal files (documents, pictures, taxes, financial/customer records, etc) Requires paying a “ransom” to (maybe) get your files back …
 
This week, Wiltz tells us about a Roku scam his parents almost fell for, and about that Zoom life. Jeremy and Wiltz extoll the many uses on Linux, and much, much more! Visit the show page at EverydayTech.MPBOnline.org and our Facebook page! Listen to Everyday Tech or any of the MPB Think Radio programs live or on demand on the MPB Public Media App!…
 
Here are some of the stories the tech guys have been following this week: How Fortnite’s epic battle with Apple could reshape the antitrust fight https://www.theverge.com/2020/8/19/21373956/apple-fortnite-app-store-fight-legal-tax-antitrust A new 5G BlackBerry phone with Android and a physical keyboard will arrive in 2021 (Motorola Razr) https://ww…
 
Here are some of the stories the guys have been looking at this week. Facebook says removing viral COVID-19 misinformation video ‘took longer than it should have’ https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/28/21345674/facebook-covid-19-misinformation-breitbart-news-video-removal-response Spotify podcast consumption doubles as overall listening recovers https:…
 
Here are a few of the stories the guys have been looking at this week: Google will use authenticated logos to reduce Gmail phishing https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/22/21333886/google-gmail-bimi-logo-authentication-trial-brand-indicators-for-message-identification Spotify now supports video podcasts https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/21/21332584/spotif…
 
Here are the links from a super busy week in the tech world: Spotify debuts podcast charts to let you know what's popular https://www.engadget.com/spotify-podcast-charts-130055186.html A Frying Pan Ingredient Can Make Super-White Paint Reflect 98% of the Sun's Heat https://gizmodo.com/a-frying-pan-ingredient-can-make-super-white-paint-refl-18443893…
 
Jeremy talks about an experience at his shop and how the service industry should be appreciated more. Also, the guys dig through a couple of phishing email attempts that happened in and around MPB over the last week. Finally, YouTubeTV enacts another drastic rate hike, essentially eliminating the difference in value between it and cable, making it …
 
Wiltz, Jeremy, and Jay discuss the role of the cell phone in modern life. Are we too reliant on devices...specifically teens and young adults? The boys discuss some pretty alarming stats about our cell phone use, Here's a link to the cell phone usage stats referenced on the show: https://techjury.net/stats-about/smartphone-addiction/#gref See acast…
 
After a 10 week hiatus caused by impeachment hearings, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays, Everyday Tech is back!!! Jeremy, Wiltz and Jay discuss Apple Watch compatibility, extracting data from older windows laptops, the BILLIONS of app downloads with stats for iTunes and Google Play, calls from listeners and much more! See acast.com/p…
 
Jeremy and Jay talk about all of the news coming from the Made by Google 2019 event, including the Pixelbook, and Pixel Buds. They guys also take several calls on iPhone updates not working out so well. SOME OF THE WEEK'S TOP TECH STORIES: Here’s everything Google just announced at the Made By Google 2019 event | TechCrunch Here's Everything Google…
 
YouTubeTV comes to Amazon Fire TV devices signaling that the wall between Google and Amazon really is coming down. That and much more in this week's Everyday Tech! This week's tech links to see: Sony Drops PlayStation Now Pricing OneDrive Expandable Storage and Personal Vault Launches Worldwide YouTube TV Comes to Amazon Fire TV Devices YouTube Mus…
 
McDonald’s is now accepting applications through Alexa and your Google Assistant. Spotify has added two personalized playlists based on your repeat listens... and Google Play Pass is launched in lockstep with Apple’s new gaming platform. From MPB Think Radio and Everyday Tech, I’m Jay White and here is this week’s Byte Size Tech… See acast.com/priv…
 
What is your primary use for social media? Are you building your personal brand? Are you selling a product? Are you keeping in touch with friends and family? Or is it just where you get your news? And, honestly, do you craft a happier, more perfect image of you and your family than is the reality? Finally which platforms do you enjoy the most, and …
 
Elon Musk is worth north of 20 billion dollars. The founder of PayPal, Tesla and Space X among other companies has quite the interesting portfolio of investments and interests. With that in mind, IF you were a tech mogul with which money were no object, how would you spend your money? How would you invest not just your money...but your time? What w…
 
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