Archives for Jerry Carlson

Podcast 1504 Jan. 24, 2015: Windows 10 Wow! & Building a New Computer


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Hour 1

The New Face of Microsoft…Infinity & Beyond

Jerry CarlsonJerry 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.


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Win10 Range

Windows 10 Details

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Surface Hub

Hololens deviceHololens demo

The Big Surprise: HoloLens

The Internet Advisors, of course, had to put their two cents worth of observations.

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MiTechNews Headlines

Mike BrennanMike Brennan, Editor and Host of MiTechNews

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 Hour 2            Answering Listener Questions

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Podcast 1423 June 7, 2014: Surface Pro 3 & Cost of Piracy

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Cal holding MacBookWWDC 2014: All Under the Hood with Cal Carson

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Computex 2014: A peek at the future of computing with Ed Rudel

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Microsoft in the House


Jerry CarlsonJerry Carlson,  Microsoft Device Ninja and Jeffrey Garnai, Client Specialist present Microsoft’s new Surface Pro 3 and Windows Phone 8.1

Jeff Garnai

 Jeff Garnai, Client/Technical Solutions, Heartland District, Microsoft



Surface-Pro-3-Primary_Web-1280x720Surface Pro 3: Defining a new segment?

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1520Windows Phone 8.1 Update: Look out world; this isn’t your grandpa’s WinPhone

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 Windows Phone 8.1 Sets new Speed record (Greg Sullivan, VP Windows Phone, Microsoft)

Greg Sullivan, VP Discusses New Features in Windows Phone 8.1


Anti-piracy ImageMicrosoft Anti-Piracy Program 

Don Morrison, Director of US Anti-Piracy, Microsoft explains the cost of “stealing” unlicensed versions of MS software.

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Digital Crimes Unit Story


Microsoft Software Piracy Website

How Can You Tell Whether Your Software Is Authentic

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Podcast 1348 12/7/13: Microsoft Device Ninja & Styleshack

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Hour 1:

Women 2.0

Emily Hay

Emily Hay, our social media diva, shares her recent experiences at the Women 2.0 Conference in Las Vegas.


Rachel Schostak smRachel Schostak, presents a new website where you can identify your unique style and shop for the perfect outfit locally.

Microsoft Takes the Next Step

Jerry CarlsonJerry Carlson returns in his role as Microsoft Device Ninja, helping us get into just the right Windows 8.1 device as a new crop of devices appear just in time for the holidays.


Microsoft’s 12 Days of Christmas Sale, Microsoft Store, Somerset Collection Troy

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Loot Crate 

Loot Crate Shane Hamelin introduces a fun way to find the perfect gift for the geek or gamer in  your life: Loot Crate.  Listeners who sign up can use the discount code “advisors” to get an extra 12% off your subscription.



MiTechNews Report

Mike BrennanWeekly feature with Mike Brennan, editor and publisher of, 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  the Engineering Society of Detroit, representing 16,000 engineers in Southeast Michigan. 


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Podcast 1344 Nov. 9, 2013: Three Hour Special

Internet Advisor Special Broadcast

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Gaylord College Student Wins AT&T App Contest:

Aaron CrawfisAaron Crawfis may have struck gold when he developed a simple locator app for himself and his friends.  The freshman at Notre Dame University impressed AT&T gave him the prize for best app and the sky is the limit.  The app is called Beacon and it is being tested for release after Thanksgiving.


NASA busted again!: CyberSecurity Issues in the News

Richard StiennonRichard Stiennon, Executive Editor,  securitycurrent, noted author (Cyber Styletto and SCADA and Me), analyst and international security consultant joins us again to sort out a blizzard of security headlines that have cropped up.  Where is this mess with the NSA heading?  Isn’t every national government that can spying on each other?  Richard has also published a unique book for “kids and management” called SCADA and Me  written by Robert E. Lee.

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MS Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2

Jerry CarlsonJerry Carlson, reigning Device Ninja the  Microsoft Heartland District, focuses his time on helping his customers with innovative business solutions, like Ford SYNC, Ford WORKS and other in-vehicle technologies.  Jerry will walk us through the new MS Surface 2 and Surface Pro 2.

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