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Podcast 2115 – Men from Earth roving Mars!

This weeks show, we are lucky to have the a great guest. As NASA’s Associate Administrator for the Science Mission Directorate, Dr. Thomas Zurbuchen is tasked with helping us answer some of humanity’s biggest questions: Where did we come from? Are we alone? How does the universe work? He is current charged with the rover for the MARS mission currently underway. We will also have updates to current tech news and Mike Brennan with MI Tech news as well.

Here are some links to things we discussed on the show.

Want to watch rover on Mars and the flight of the Helicopter?

https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive

Recall by Verizon for Hotspots with possible battery issues as reported by CNet

https://www.cnet.com/news/verizon-recalls-2-5-million-hotspots-for-overheating-batteries/


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Podcast 2112 – Turbo Tax has Gary in a Tizzy

Join us this weeks we talk about being aware of possible screen burn in on OLED displays. Gary is having a challenge using Turbo Tax and getting the appropriate Tech Support. Sharing a Keynote presentation with a Google user, it can be done. Of course we will have the I.A. Mailbag and Mike Brennan with MI Tech News.

Now for the “Behind the Speakers” look at the Internet Advisor, produced by Ed Rudel from the “Ed in the Shed” studios.

Links to things discussed on this week’s show

Facebook Is Developing a Version of Instagram for Children Under 13

From OS X Daily


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Podcast 2111 – When Sharing is not good… at least as far as Netflix is concerned.

Sharing that password for Netflix is going to be a No No. Have you ever been using your iPhone and wonder if someone is spying on you? We will talk about free Password Managers and why you need one. Retro Gaming consoles and the IA mailbag. Mike Brennan and MI Tech news.

Links Mentioned in the show

How to tell if an App is watching you on iPhone

How to Tell if an iPhone App is Listening to or Watching You

Best Retro Gaming Consoles

https://www.pcmag.com/picks/the-best-retro-gaming-consoles

Best Free Password Managers

https://www.pcmag.com/picks/the-best-free-password-managers


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Podcast 2110 – Tax, Stream, Starlink, and Smart Glasses.

Six weeks before April 15th What’s Best Tax Software and when they say it’s free, is it really free? Streaming Services, when you cut the cord with cable …do you save? Immersive TV – Helmet Cams on athletes? Look up, Starlink is becoming a demand item. We will also have Mike Brennan with MI Tech News.


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Podcast 2109 – The Mighty Has Fallen.

Hear the tale of the I A Project of the Month, upgrading a 2015 27″ iMac and the perils that have ensued. The project of the month is still ongoing. We will also be talking about how identify companies can help you if you are a victim of identity theft. Mike Brennan and MI Tech News.

“Behind the Speakers” produced by Ed Rudel in the “Shed Studios”.

Links to places I have bought products for iMac Upgrade

For Drive temp sensor and adhesive strips – https://eshop.macsales.com/item/OWC/DIDIMACHDD12/

For SSD Hard Drive –

https://www.microcenter.com/product/501993/crucial-mx500-1tb-ssd-3d-tlc-nand-sata-iii-6gb-s-25-internal-solid-state-drive

For LCD replacement Panel

Shop Ebay for Best Price on a Apple-iMac-27-inch-5K-Retina-Display-LCD-LM270QQ1-SDC1-PN-661-07323-Model-2017/284177791421…


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Podcast 2108 – Welcome to Cheapskate Hall of Fame.

Rick Broida, senior editor with CNet, has established the Cheapskate Hall of Fame in the tech world. Rick will join us and talk about the hall. We will also let you know how to get started in investing in Crypto currency with the Robinhood app. Ed will fill us in on the latest update on a popular password manager that is making changes and of course, Mike Brennan and MI Tech News to top it off.

Look…up in the sky…. What evil lurks in the hearts of men…. Hi Ho Silver!!!

Looking for some entertainment that will take you back in time. Check out the Rosedale Community Players as they perform a rendition of a popular radio play “The Maltese Falcon”. It will debut on Friday, February 25, 2021. click the link below for details. Pop some popcorn and check it out.


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Podcast 2107 – Comcast “Rises” to assist the BIPOC Community

Join Gary and Cal as we speak with Michelle Gilbert, Vice President Public Relations, Comcast Cable Heartland Region on how Comcast is committed to support BIPOC businesses in several major cities in the US including Detroit. Find if you qualify and apply for grants to enhance your business.

Here is the link for more on Comcast BIPOC support and apply for up to $10,000 grant.

http://www.comcastrise.com


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Podcast 2106 – Happy 23rd Anniversary!

23 years of the Internet Advisor show. Starting with Foster and Gary and then later joined by Ed Rudel. From dialup modems to WiFi thermostat dials, the Internet Advisor has been here to serve you, the listener. Join us for a month of retrospective on the show.

This week’s show is abbreviated due to MSU Basketball – Go Spartans!


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Podcast 2105 – Savvy Seniors create site for Covid-19 Vaccinations

Join us for information that ED has gathered for Senior 65 and older to get “inline – online” for Covid-19 vaccinations. iOS 14 has some security flaws you should be aware of and patch now. Of course we will have your calls and Mike Brennan with MI Tech News.

and of course our “Behind the Speakers” look, produced by Ed Rudel.

Links to info that was discussed on the show

California group creates website to help seniors find COVID-19
vaccines

https://www.vaccinateca.com/


https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/career/california-group-creates-website-to-help-seniors-find-
covid-19-vaccines/ar-BB1dbtKQ


Oklahoma Man Creates Website To Notify Residents Of Available Vaccine Appointments


https://vaccine-alerts.com/

Oklahoma Area


https://www.news9.com/story/600f5beb01a7c568a2d9a332/oklahoma-man-creates-website-to-notify-
residents-of-available-vaccine-appointments


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKKpMr4VL9g


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Podcast 2104 – Just talking tech.

Join Ed, Gary, and Cal as we talk tech about legacy hardware PCMCIA cards. Low cost VPN for individuals. The best ways to check for that IRS Stimulus payment if you have not received it. We will also have Mike Brennan with MITech News as well.

If you enjoy the audio you’ll love the video with ED’s “Behind the Speakers” video. Produced in the “Shed Studio”

Here are some links to subjects we discussed on the show.

Check on that stimulus check status

https://www.irs.gov/coronavirus/get-my-payment

or check

https://www.cnet.com/personal-finance/why-when-and-how-you-have-to-return-your-stimulus-payment-to-the-irs/

Looking for choices in personal VPN services.

https://www.cnet.com/news/best-vpn/


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