The Geeks chat about WA Notify, an app that tracks COVID-19 exposures and how it saved thousands of lives (geekwire.com). More in geek news, FaceTime is coming to all devices soon. If you want fire and weather information Matt suggests fire.airnow.gov.
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.
KDNK's resident Geeks discuss Microsoft apps, NASA's Ingenuity Mars helicopter, and how the Apple Watch can (unofficially) alert users of medical issues. Louie suggests that Donna test her house-wide speaker system with The Beatles, whose producer went wild on stereo sound editing.
The Geeks chat about the Facebook data breach and how to find out if you're phone was compromised, an artificially intelligent Kurt Cobain writing new songs, and the differences between surge protectors and suppressors. They also field questions from a caller about the best printer ink.
This time on Geekspeak, KDNK's resident Geeks chat about Bitcoin, a computer processor chip shortage due to a drought in Taiwan, Apple vs. Google photos, and failures of artificial intelligence. A caller gets advice on increasing internet signal.
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.
New year, new tech issues! The Geeks warn listeners of an Adobe Flash scam. Sopris.net joins the new millenium. Java Script fills the boots of some Adobe Flash functions. A caller asks about upgrading memory in his Dell XPS Tower.
Is a robot vacuum cleaner on your holiday tech gift wish list? It's on foreign correspondant Donna's! The geeks also chat about the iPad Pro 11, the SolarWinds hack, and managing your tech company stocks.
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 week on Geekspeak, the Geeks strategize dealing with spam and other unwanted messages inundating your inbox. They also delve into cyber attacks on hospitals and voting records, just in time for the 2020 Presidential Election.