Podcast 2128 – Ed is out of the Shed

Manning the In Studio microphone we will have Ed Rudel taking the reins of this weeks show. Gary and Ed will be talking about more Windows 11 features, Microsoft 365 as a cloud service similar to Google docs, and Ed’s discovery on a greater understanding of Bluetooth due to USB C ports on the laptop. ...

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Podcast 2127 – Tech Updates

This week we have tech updates on Microsoft Printer vuneralbility that you should get patched ASAP. Well talk about voice commands for ordering over the internet. We will also have Mike Brennan with MITech News as well. Also a look in the I A Mailbag. ...

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Podcast 2126 – Windows 11

Microsoft announces Windows 11. Join Ed and Cal as they discuss the features and enhancements of the newest Microsoft O/S for the PC. What it may have in common with Mac OS X. Is imitation a sincere expression of flattery? We will also be taling about Amazon’s “Sidewalk” feature. Links to what we talked about ...

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Podcast 2122 – WWDC, Windows 11?, Prime Time.

Ed and Cal discuss the upcoming Apple World Wide Developers Conference, the upcoming possible Windows 11 announcement from Microsoft, and it’s near Amazon Prime Time this year. Michigan Tech News from Mike Brennan as well. Informational Links from the show Upcoming Windows announcement https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/ Upcoming Apple Announcement https://www.a ...

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Podcast 2121 – Ed’s Outlook from the Shed

Join us as we talk about wireless routers and their broadcast improvements. The upcoming Nintendo Switch and it’s possible features and price. Speaking of arcade games Happy Birthday PacMan! Chromecast and Google TV are becoming more Roku like. The “Behind the Speakers” look at the Internet Advisor from the ED in the Shed Studio’s Useful ...

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Podcast 2119 – Emergency Broadband Benefit

Join us as we talk with Michelle Gilbert VP of Public Relations Comcast Heartland about their involvement with the FCC’s Emergency Broadband Benefit and how it may be able to help lower income households and those affected by layoffs, job loss, and other side affects of these Covid-19 times. We ill be also talking about ...

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Podcast 2118 – Fruit from the Orchard

Apple announces new products, Air Tags, iPhone Purple, Apple TV4K, and New M1 powered iMac 24inch and iPad Pro. Ed and Gary give their views on “Opt In” as opposed to “Opt Out” with applications.We will also cjeck out the IA Mailbag and of course Mike Brennan with MI Tech News! Check out our “Behind ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Podcast 2101 – Happy New Year!!!!!

It is so great to be starting a new year. 2020 was a challenge and although the challenge is not over, we look forward to 2021 with renewed hope and enthusiasm . With the New Year, we will be doing our yearly tech predictions for the upcoming year. Join Gary, Ed, and Cal for their ...

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Podcast 2051 – Happy Virtual Holidays!

We wish you a happy and healthy virtual Holiday season. Let’s see how with Rob Ponto from Comcast. Adobe Flash is at the end of the line. Amazon wants you to be part of their Mesh Network. Gary fills us in on Global Fraud in cyberspace and Mike Brennan with MI Tech News. Now a ...

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Podcast 2050 – The Great Conjunction and Streaming Service increases

Planets Saturn and Jupiter pass and won’t happen again with this view until 2040. Passing of Flash, Disney ding for another dollar with 86 million subscribers, and are you still looking for those gaming consoles. Of course, Mike Brennan with MI Tech News. Below is Ed’s “Behind the Speakers’ zoom cast of the Internet Advisor ...

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Podcast 2048 – Black Friday Sales, Mesh Routers, Comcast.

Join us for discussions on Black Friday weekend buys. Ed will have news about Comcast data caps and if they will affect you. Mesh routers to help get signal around you site. I A Mailbag and Mike Brennan with MI Tech News! Ed’s “the BEHIND THE SPEAKERS” zoom cast Links to sites discussed during the ...

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Podcast 2047 – Chrome books and Black Friday Deals

It’s that time of the year. Holidays are coming soon and shopping will be at it’s peak the next 45 days. Join us for info on how to deal with Black Friday during Covid and some of the deals out there. Mike Brennan and MI Tech news and the I A Mailbag. And here’s the ...

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Podcast 2046 – One More Thing …. Goodbye Phee Photos Lunch.

This week we talk about Microsoft’s stand on Two Factor authentication. Google to soon end free unlimited photo storage. Apple for the 3rd time in two months has an announcement and it’s big. Ed, Cal and Gary with Mike Brennan and MI Tech news… it’s a lot this week! Check out the new Macs at ...

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Podcast 2044 – Hmmmm??? Electric Truck

Hmmmm??? Electric Truck Join us this week as we discuss the New Hummer EV just announced by GM. More news about Starling and 5G. Apple is making record profits with the Mac. And of course MI Tech News with Mike Brennan. And the “Behind the Speakers” look from Ed. ...

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Podcast 2043 – Good Grief – Bond and Brown!

Can you believe it? No more Charlie Brown specials on network TV. Apple TV now has the rights. Apple TV also looking at newest Jame Bond movie as well. iPhone 12 shipping, great for those who have been waiting. I A Mailbag and Mike Brennan with MI Tech News! And the “Behind the Speakers” video ...

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Podcast 2042 – Apple announces iPhone 12 and more.

No more rumor, no more speculation. On Oct 13, 2020, Apple announced new iPhone 12 with 5G and also Home Pod Mini. We will talk about the new products and their features. Gary will help to clarify 5G and what it means for us. Ed will fill us in on “near misses” in outer space ...

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Podcast 2041 – Internet from Space and we are Prime for it.

This week we will discuss the Space X project for low orbit satellites providing internet access. Amazon Prime Days are coming this week. Apple product announce comes this week as well. Mike Brennan and MI Tech news. Listen up. And for the “Behind the Speakers” look at the Internet Advisor… ...

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Podcast 2040 – Browser Battles and is there a iPhone 12?

This week we will be talking which browser we prefer and how does our choices stack up with the rest of the world. Up coming iPhone , will it be iPhone 12 and what it may have for features. MI Tech News with Mike Brennan and I.A. Mailbag this week. And for a look “behind ...

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Podcast 2038 – Apple Keynote 2020

Join us as we discuss the products that Apple announced this September. Ed fills us in on high speed Internet with Google Fiber. Gary and Mike Brennan provide the latest update from MI Tech News. Here is Ed’s link to all of the uses of the Internet Statistics Show and Tell Hey want to see ...

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Podcast 2035 – Helping Educators with Internet Access

This week we will continue prepping for Pack to School for K-12 as well as University. We will talk with Rob Ponto Senior Manager, Public Relations with Comcast on the Internet offer to teachers and administrators as well as university faculty and staff. Mike Brennan with MI Tech news. Also a trip to the IA ...

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Podcast 2034 – Tech Tips in these Covid times.

We will continue to give you tech tips to help you to continue to navigate through these COVID times. May it be for College or K-12 at home or for making work at home more comfortable and productive. As always, updates from around the State of Michigan with Mike Brennan from MITechNews as well. ...

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Podcast 2033 – Back to School

Ring Ding Dong – It the ole school bell ringing except the bus is not needed in a lot of instances. Home Schooling or Schooling at Home… either way you need to get set for it and we can help you from a technology standpoint. Join Gary, Ed, and Cal for tips for getting that ...

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Podcast 2032 – Mid Summer Tech Team

This week we like to assist with your summer time tech.Got sometime that needs attention that you use during the summer in technology? We will be taking your calls and answering the I.A. Mailbag. Join Gary, Ed and Cal along with Mike Brennan with MI Tech News. Want to capture a YouTube video for your ...

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Podcast 2031 – The Stream is the Theme

Join us this time as we talk about streaming TV services. This week in particular we will discuss a rather colorful steaming service “PEACOCK” with our good friend Michelle Gilbert, Vice President Public Relations, Comcast Cable Heartland Region. Of course we will also have Mike Brennan with MI Tech news and your phone calls. Comcast ...

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Podcast 2029 – I T Potpourri

This week we will look at a myriad of I T News Articles, Technologies, and take your calls. Gary will have information on how to get data so you can decide which airline is the safest for you to fly. Ed will have info on the newest iteration of Google Chrome and his unique experience ...

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Podcast 2028 – Summertime and the Taxes are Easy

Uncle Sam is ready to get his share this coming week. Join Gary, Ed, and Cal as we discuss tech tips for preparing your taxes this year. Get em done right! Also, Mike Brennan with MI Tech News and the I.A. Listener mailbag. Tax Software Choices File Federal return Free online with the IRS https://www.irs.gov/filing/free-file-do-your-federal-taxes-for-free ...

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Podcast 2027 – Outdoor WiFi for 4th of July Holiday

Join Gary, Ed, and Cal for insightful information on getting that wifi signal out to the the yard, deck, or pool so that you can stay in touch during that holiday cookout. We will be checking the listener mailbag and of course Mik Brennan with MI Tech news. Some helpful links for WiFi upgrades. Here ...

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Podcast 2026 – Apple’s WWDC 2020

Join us as we discuss what has been announced during the Apple WWDC 2020. Looks like the Mac will be taking a new tack. Our listener mail and of course our weekly report from Mike Brennan of MI Tech News. Sit back and enjoy! Here is the link to the 2020 Keynote – ...

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Podcast 2025 – Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day! All three of us are fathers. We will be talking about Last Minute Father’s day gifts ( other than cologne or a tie) tech gifts for that Dad in your life. Your calls and Mike Brennan with MI-Tech News. Check out the Arlo Security Cam we spoke of during the Show here ...

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Podcast 2023 – Virtual Vacations & being in Kahoots!

Ed is taking a real vacation this week but Gary and Cal will be talking about “Virtual Vacations” and how they work. Join us with our guest Tina Watson as she shares talk about her virtual vacations and also the fun of designing and playing an online game service called Kahoot. We will be taking ...

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Podcast 2021 – Tech for the Holiday Out of Doors

It’s the holiday weekend. Join us for discussions on how you can use tech for you holiday celebrations and preparations. From Grilling to Thrilling. we will also answer you tech questions and have Mike Brennen with MI-Tech News. Here are some interesting links http://click.enews.pcmag.com/click/g6xi-2158q4-nc79fa-b6ux47y8/ Amazon has Apple Air Pods – down from $ ...

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