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Unbiased Political Apps?! , Apple TV Review and Windows OS 30th Anniversary


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Halloween Special: Cyberwar and Poisoned Downloads


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Windows 10 Mystery Icon Arrives

 

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Windows 10 Official Launch Date Arrives Along with Mystery Icon

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July 29, 2015 is the official date for the distribution of Microsoft’s next major OS: Windows 10. Ed Rudel will lead the discussion on some Frequently Asked Questions about the Windows 10 upgrade, in particular what the heck that mysterious white window in your System Tray means!

Microsoft Windows 10 Frequently Ask Questions

How to Make an ISO file from the Windows 10 Upgrade

Will your PC run Windows 10? Use the official compatibility checker to find out!

Click Here to Listen to Windows 10 Download



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Apple’s WWDC Opens June 8

Cal at stand mikeCal Carson will have the rumored highlights of what has typically been Apple’s “really big show”, the 2015 World Wide Developers Conference, this coming week.  Will Apple TV finally get the makeover it has desperately needed?  Will the world catch the beat of Apple’s uber music service? What new tricks will appear in iOS 9 for the world of Apple’s digital devices?  Answers await.

 

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Connect Michigan

 

Crawford County Recognized for Broadband Connection

frederick_ericEric Fredrick, VP of Community Affairs for Michigan Connect, announces …


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HBO Announces Stand Alone Service Along With Discounted Apple TV

 

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HBO’s long-awaited standalone subscription service is coming next month, and Apple TV has been announced as the company’s “exclusive” launch device. Viewers will be able to watch HBO Now from web browsers, but Apple TV is the only streaming box getting it to start. An app for iPhone and iPad will be released, as well. “All you need to get HBO Now is a broadband connection and an Apple device,” said HBO CEO Richard Plepler. Priced at $14.99 per month, HBO Now will offer access to HBO’s entirely library of original shows and also its large catalog of feature films.

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Gizmodo Comparison Chart of TV Streaming Devices

 

 

 

 

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Podcast 1434 Aug. 23, 2014 : Streamer Shootout with Rick Broida & Matt Roush Visits

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TV Streamer Showdown

Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku or Apple TV: which is the best feature for feature and dollar for dollar?   Rick Broida, the Gadget Guy, @justrick,  picks the best of the “streamers”, digital devices that connects you to a world of entertainment on your TV over the Internet.  Key to cutting the cord or just another gadget to attract dust? Gizmodo Streamers Comparison Chart 

Click Here to listen to Rick Broida Gadget Guy

 

Rick had another surprise that will have everyone in studio running for cover.

Watch the Maiden Flight of Captain Broida’s Drone

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Legendary Detroit Tech Commentator Leads ESD Promotion

Matt Roush has guided Detroit readers and listeners for years with his insights into technology and its place in Michigan.  Now Matt is  the Communications Director for the Engineering Society of Detroit.  This venerable Detroit institution is out front providing forums for development in Michigan and Detroit. Matt is also the editor of Technology Century Newsletter for the ESD.

Click Here to Listen to Matt Roush from ESD

Back to School Tech

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MiTechNews Headlines

Mike BrennanMike Brennan, Editor and Host of MiTechNews

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Cord Cutters Rejoice: Amazon Instant Video Now Plays On Apple TVs

@mtabini   Sep 17, 2013 6:39 AM

Watching your favorite movies and TV shows got just a little bit easier, thanks to an update to the Amazon Instant Video  app for iOS.

The new release to the free offering for iPhones and iPads brings two important improvements to the online retail giant’s video streaming service: The first is compatibility with Apple’s AirPlay technology, which means that you can now play video on your iOS device and stream it wirelessly to your Apple TV….


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Google Chromecast Review

From Wired.com

Google’s Chromecast, a little gadget that plugs into an HDMI port on the back of your TV to let you watch Internet or browser-based video, just launched yesterday. We haven’t had time to fully process it for a review yet, but after spending a day with it, we do have some initial thoughts and answers.

  • The main thing to understand is that this is not an Apple TV or TiVo like thing. It’s fundamentally different. Think of it like this: If there are things on the web that you would like to see on your television, this is an extremely easy, portable, and inexpensive way to do that. It will also run smartphone apps that use the Googlecast API, but for now there are only three Android apps that support that–Netflix, YouTube, and Google Play.

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