Podcast 1511 3/14/15: Rick Broida Takes A Bite Out of Apple & Answering Listener Questions

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 Show Notes:

Hour 1

Is the New 12″ MacBook A Marvel of Design or the Result of the “Apple PR Zone”?

Join our hosts Gary Baker, Ed Rudel, Shane Hamelin and Foster Braun and they look at the Apple Spring forward event (3/9/15.)  Was it really about Apple Watch or even about the 12 ” MacBook Retina?  Maybe we all missed the main point of the dog and pony show in Cupertino!

rick broidaRick Broida, the Gadget Guy and Cheapskate blogger, joins us in studio to give his opinion on Apple technology, his current favorite watch and his recommendation for your next Windows laptop.

 

Click Here to Listen to Apple Part 1 (The Apple Watch Event?)

Click Here to Listen to Apple Part 2 (Technologies that will change mobile)

Click Here to Listen to Apple Part 3  (Rick’s favorite watch and laptop recommend)

The Real Story of the Apple Reveal: New Technologies that will change mobile computing

The New Force Touch TrackPad

The New “Butterfly Keyboard 

USB-C: One Connector to Rule Them All


 

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Hour 2       Answering Listener Questions

Gary, Ed, Foster, Shane

Gary, Ed, Foster, Shane

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Shane Hamelin

Shane Hamelin talked about the dangers of the CryptoLocker Ransom virus that locks up gamers computers completely and demands a ransom.  The only solution is to have a good backup and restore your computer from scratch!

Acronis: Great Software to Produce a Bootable Copy of Your Drive

Emily HayEmily Hay CEO and founder of Hay There Social Media is our social media expert.  She recommends two websites for learning the basics on social media like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and other resources.

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