Zack Wigal joins us in studio to talk about this latest effort by Gamers Outreach to help sick children trapped in the antiseptic world of hospitals during their treatment. Our own Shane Hamelin is an ardent gamer and will be our special co host for the segment that focuses on a program to install XBox units in C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor.
Michael Antaran, CEO of Marvel Apps in Royal Oak, MI, wants to give you a reason to get out and walk around your community, for your good health and for your town’s economic wellbeing. Mike joins us in studio to talk about Carrot, a free app, on both iOS and Android platforms, that gives you points for getting out and exercising in your community that can be redeemed for deals at businesses you walk by on your way!
Our esteemed tech panel of Ed Rudel (Windows/Network), Cal Carson (Mac/Windows) and Shane Hamelin (PC Support and Gaming) along with producer and co host Foster Braun provide insights into tuning up your devices for a busy spring, summer and fall.
These local computer shops have been recommended by you the listeners for good, honest service and reasonable costs. Let us know your favorite local computer shop so we can share it with your neighbors and friends.
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Jerry Carlson, Tech Ninja for Microsoft’s Heartland office in Metro Detroit, joined us again to unveil a remarkable array of changes and additions to the Microsoft world. On January 21 Microsoft announced Windows 10, the much awaited sequel to the often hated Windows 8! Follow the links below to Microsoft’s breakdown of the Windows 10 launch for full details. There was one item that even surprised him! Jerry gave a quick overview of the changes and we will follow up with Microsoft for more details on these items in the coming programs.
Mike Brennan, Editor and Host of MiTechNews
This Q&A featured a conversation with a listener who …
Meet Ainsley Hay, daughter of our charming Social Media Expert, Emily Hay, CEO and founder of Hay There Social Media a company dedicated to helping small and mid-sized businesses maximize their presence with social media.
We first spent some time catching up with Emily and her colleagues at Hay There Social Media learning about their recent projects which you can explore at their homepage. Then Emily introduced us to two of her colleagues who are helping to create a whole new technology hub in Southeast Michigan.
Hajj Flemings, Digital Brand Strategist and Founder of Brand Camp University, discusses Brand Camp, and what else is on the tech horizon in Detroit in 2015. Defining, communicating and defending your brand.
Dave Anderson is one of the cofounders of Bamboo Detroit, a coworking space located in the heart of downtown Detroit that is available to start up businesses looking for both a space to set up shop and people who will feed their energy for success. …
Are patents choking out innovation or are they are necessary protection for innovation. Randy Peck, Patent Lawyer of Warner, Norcross and Judd Southfield joins the team as co-host to discuss key rulings this week in Apple/Samsung and Google.
Is the laptop, desktop, or tablet you plan to buy stuck with a last-gen CPU? That may be a reason to wait — or a way to get a great deal. Here’s how to tell.
by Dan Ackerman August 22, 2013 8:33 AM PDT
(Credit: CNET/Sarah Tew)
Editors’ note: This article was originally published June 27, 2013, and was updated August 22, 2013, to reflect that many more systems are now available with Intel’s latest processors, with still more to come later this year.
Before swiping your credit card on a new ultrabook, all-in-one, or convertible, you’re going to want to dive a little deeper into the spec sheets. That’s because the latest Intel CPU upgrade, introduced in June and code named Haswell (but officially known as “fourth-generation Core i series”) offers significant battery life improvements in the laptops we’ve tested so far. So, unlike the more ho-hum Intel updates we’ve seen in years past, there’s a real-world payoff in seeking out a Haswell-equipped laptop.
But, many popular laptops, such as the Lenovo Yoga 13 and Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display, still use third-generation Intel CPUs, with no official upgrade plans yet announced. If better battery life isn’t a …
That same spirit drives TedX Detroit ,the gathering of “…the area’s leading creators, catalysts, entrepreneurs, artists, technologists, designers, scientists, thinkers and doers on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 to share what they are most passionate about – positive ideas for the world from Detroit.”
Charlie Wollborg, along with a few cool friends, helped bring the acclaimed TED conference to Michigan in the form of TEDxDetroit.
Valerie Sobczak, is the curator of TEDx Labs extra geeky gadget tech & art expo.
Weekly feature with Mike Brennan, editor and publisher of MiTechNews.com, highlighting technology headlines from Michigan and around the world that impact of our state’s growing high tech sector. This MiTechNews report with Mike Brennan is brought to you by Mophie.Com, the maker of the iPhone juice pack, and the Engineering Society of Detroit, representing 16,000 engineers in Southeast Michigan.
Guest experts Pepijn and Anne Bruienne share the story of an international romance on an IRC channel that led to their marriage. Their son Jack (9) reveals his precocious passion for Minecraft and programming languages.
Paul Sr.’s DVD/CD drive kept disappearing from his Vista computer every time that he would plug a USB thumb drive in. Pepijn found the solution on a Microsoft Mr. Fixit solution at KB 314060.
A listener from Inkster wanted to know where to recycle old computer equipment. This led to a full discussion about the steps needed to do that and two recommendations for places that you can go to recycle:
A listener wanted to know if a 9 year old Gateway computer running XP SP2 could get a boost from putting a new SSD (Solid State Drive) in it. Could a 15 year old Tempest handle a new 12 cylinder V8?
Pepijn Bruienne is a certified Mac Developer as well …