Lesson from Louie: Don't strip wires with your teeth! Also in this episode: Apple FaceTime available on a web browser, Modern Marty has photo storage issues, and Amy Hadden Marsh struggles to connect with HughesNet. Foreign Correspondant Donna Dalton makes a suggestion.
Advice from the Geeks includes: Back up your info! You'll thank yourself later. iClouds, Windows, Chromebooks, and migrating from one to another. The Geeks also review their tech-savvy means of tracking credit card security.
Foreign correspondent Donna hosts with Matt McBrayer this time. They talk about StarLink internet, public trust in social media and tech, voice recognition, and the secret message on the Mars Rover landing parachute.
How's your backup regimen? The Geeks encourage you to keep a good one and remind you it's pretty cheap to do so! Louie and Matt give other key computer maintenance reminders and discuss home computers and scooter sharing. Foreign Correspondent Donna calls in to talk TV antennas.
With the holidays coming up, the Geeks and foreign correspondant Donna Dalton say 2021 could be the year for Christmas in July. They also debate opting in to COVID-19 contact tracing and could there be vaccination tracing?
This month on Geekspeak, foreign correspondent Donna Dalton graduates to co-host in the absence of Louie Girardot. Topics include migrating away from Microsoft, TikTok, articifial intelligence and more.