Windows 10 Official Launch Date Arrives Along with Mystery Icon
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
Apple’s WWDC Opens June 8
Cal 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.
Crawford County Recognized for Broadband Connection
Eric Fredrick, VP of Community Affairs for Michigan Connect, announces …Read More
Royal Oak Smartpark
Media Tips for Small Businesses
Emily Hay, the founder of Hay There Social Media and our social medial expert, talks about ways of making your business stand out from the crowd.
Lisa Alberts, VP Creative Strategy, is helping a Traverse City winery become the toast of the Internet.
Grand Circus: Training the Next Generation of IT Pros
Derek Turner, CEO of Grand Circus presents the cutting edge training being done by this Detroit startup to develop the next generation of IT Pro’s for the new economy. The company is coming up on 2 yrs since launch and in that time they have taught more than 600 people some form of tech skill. Their main focus now is intensive 8-Week boot camps and they just graduated their 100th student.
Royal Oak’s Park Gets Smart
Mayor Jim Ellison shares the vision for transforming a small corner of downtown real estate into a futuristic hub for Internet connectivity, smart car charging stations and entertainment in the heart of one of America’s …Read More
Hour 1: Who’s Afraid of Windows 10? Ready or not here it comes!
Microsoft aims to have Windows 10 on 1 billion devices. Will yours be one of them?
Shane Hamelin works at CompTech Services in Sterling Heights, MI and day by day he deals with the complaints and fears about changing from aging, broken down, corrupted Windows XP machines to new computers often because of the horrible reputation that Windows 8 has justifiably earned.
In today’s show, Shane and his fellow tech experts Gary Baker, Ed Rudel and Cal Carson tackle some of the big issues that may determine Microsoft’s future:
Getting over the fear of windows 8
Learning to love Windows 10…it will be everywhere!
The Cloud? What is it, why is it important.
In the last 30 days Microsoft has held two conferences that are potentially the key to their future.
The Build Conference, San Francisco, CA
Like WWDC for Apple and the Google I/O Conferences, this was Microsoft’s pitch to developers to get them designing applications that would take full advantage of the new …Read More
Is your legacy lost in cyberspace?
Dan Hoops, Assoc. Prof. of Accounting and Taxation, Walsh College joins us to give us insights into identifying our digital valuables and advising us on how to make sure your legacy doesn’t die with you.
Online Tech Hosts Retro Arcade Night, Thursday, March 19, 3 – 7pm
Shawn Fergus of Online Tech announces a casual, fun networking event for IT pros and other business professional who are interested in the types of products and services they offer. There will be no sales pitching, just more than 20 classic arcade games (the real ‘80s machines), craft brews, food and NCAA tournament hoops on large screen TVS. Act quickly, reservations are limited.
Mike Brennan, Editor and …Read More
Look Up Detroit: Share Good Things Around Detroit
Father Richard Dalton is a man on a mission: finding the positive stories in and about the Motor City. At the dawn of the Web he was gathering links to sites that focused on the growing in a metro area that was dying. His long battle seems to be paying off. Maybe you have a role to play in LookUpDetroit.
Rick Herman, President of Wheat Ridge Ministries. Established in 1905, Wheat Ridge Ministries provides funding and support for inspired leaders starting new health and human care ministries. Their granting efforts are focused on improving the health of the whole person, by addressing wellness of body, mind and spirit. Currently more than 70 ministries around the world receive assistance through Wheat Ridge grants, in addition to the thousands of past grantees who have received funds totaling over $30 million.
Wheat Ridge Ministries is supporting Dreams in Action an outreach of Grace In Action Church in Southwest Detroit.
Richard Stiennon, recognized authority on Cyber …Read More
inGAGE: Training Women in Business Leadership
Rachele Downs, VP of Entrepreneurial Strategy Inforum and the Inforum Center for Leadership explains how budding female entrepreneurs in Michigan can get a head start on the competition through inGAGE which provides training and networking to women who are launching a new business venture or having been established. inGAGE is Inforum Center for Leadership’s strategy to position Michigan as the Midwest hub for high-growth, high- tech women entrepreneurs.
Emily Hay, CEO of Hay There Social Media and our Social Media expert shares what she gained from inFORUM until a certain little bundle of joy put things on hold for a while!
Grandma Gets Social Media, With a Passion
76 year old Farmington Hills resident Natalie Yellin made national headlines last fall when she became a “goodwill ambassador” for Square, a San Francisco-based company that operates software allowing virtually anyone to send and receive payments. Natalie is absolutely unfazed by the Internet, social media and all its intricacies. Maybe …Read More
We are proud to announce the launch of a new podcast channel for the content you enjoy on the Internet Advisor throughout the year in collaboration with F7studios in Grand Rapids, MI. This channel is produced and maintained by F7 Studio owner, Jason Johnson.
What makes this unique is that it will contain not only the our regular weekly podcasts but also “bonus” material from our interviews, commentary from noted security experts like Richard Stiennon of IT-Harvest and many others as the channel fills up. Please bookmark this a a new place to find the Internet Advisors and a new world of related content.
Let us know what you think of this through our Contact Us button on our homepage. …Read More
Hour 2 Answering Listener Questions
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:
- Global Electric Electronic Processing Website about recycling in Michigan
- Global Tech Ministries: Charitable organization that takes used computers, refurbishes them for schools and missions in the US and overseas.
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 …Read More
Those magnificent Big Men in Green and White are coming!
Starting in the first week of September 2013 and stretching through March Madness 2014, the Internet Advisor will politely step out of the way of this thundering herd on WJR 760 AM Detroit. That means that on any given Saturday when you tune in to 760 AM between 4-6PM EST on the air or over the Internet at WJR.com, you won’t hear our program….BUT WE ARE STILL HERE EVERY SATURDAY.
Like the old USPS saying, “Neither rain (football) nor snow (basketball) can keep us from our appointed rounds!” (Here’s the real story)
Every Saturday Foster, Gary and our computer techs and experts are in studio interviewing interesting guests and answering question that you supply via email. We then publish those shows as podcasts on Sunday night as always and send them to the Michigan Talk Network for our affiliates. The only thing that changes is how you listen to the show. So we want to encourage you to:
- Visit our homepage each week to check the Show Notes
- Sign up for our podcast on iTunes or through your favorite app
- Send us your questions
-Mother’s Day Coupons from The Frugals: Kate Forgatch of FreeShipping.org with specials for Mother’s Day couponers.
-Bringing the Mobile industry together to grow Michigan’s Economy: Linda Daichendt, Executive Director/President, Mobile Technology Association of Michigan. MobilDevDay on May 19th-
–Heaven Up: New Social Media site for Christians: Chris Burkhart