Happy 4th of July! Plug Into This ‘Tech It Out’ Long Weekend Edition-logo

Happy 4th of July! Plug Into This ‘Tech It Out’ Long Weekend Edition

Radio America

* Lon Safko – the celebrated inventor, entrepreneur, author, and professional speaker – joins us to discuss tech terms like IoT, A.I. and VR/AR * Republic Wireless stops by to talk about how to get mobile phone calls on your home phone – and why * Are you downloading or streaming these movies and TV shows? McAfee explains how you’re putting yourself at risk

* Lon Safko – the celebrated inventor, entrepreneur, author, and professional speaker – joins us to discuss tech terms like IoT, A.I. and VR/AR * Republic Wireless stops by to talk about how to get mobile phone calls on your home phone – and why * Are you downloading or streaming these movies and TV shows? McAfee explains how you’re putting yourself at risk

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Winnipeg, MB

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Radio America

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* Lon Safko – the celebrated inventor, entrepreneur, author, and professional speaker – joins us to discuss tech terms like IoT, A.I. and VR/AR * Republic Wireless stops by to talk about how to get mobile phone calls on your home phone – and why * Are you downloading or streaming these movies and TV shows? McAfee explains how you’re putting yourself at risk

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English


Episodes

What’s a VPN and Why you Need One (Now More Than Ever)

6/25/2020
* ExpressVPN explains the benefits of a Virtual Private Network and how to choose one * Archive your loved one’s stories, in video detail, and preserve it for future generations – we’ll learn about the StoryCatcher app * Rovio is back with a new game and it’s not Angry Birds! Find out what’s new from the award-winning game studio and publisher

Duration:00:39:09

SHOW #150 !!!

6/19/2020
* Your movie theater still closed? LG shares how to replicate the experience in your home. * Happy Father’s Day! Tech expert Amber Mac shares some of her top gadget gift ideas. * Looking for an inexpensive yet sentimental gift? Use VidDay to create a video montage.

Duration:00:39:08

Camp Get Canceled? Let This Solar Camping Gear SUPERSIZE Your Excursion

6/12/2020
* We talk with GoSun about its solar-powered and high-tech solutions for camping this summer * Tech expert Mike Agerbo drops by to chat about some great “Dads n' Grads” gift ideas * I also share some Father’s Day and graduation gift ideas, plus some summer tech suggestions too

Duration:00:39:06

Mental Health App Offers Free Sessions to Frontline Workers

6/5/2020
* THIS WEEK, Learn about Lyf (pronounced “life”), an app that connects people going through challenging times, and can pair you with a mental health professional. * Plowz and Mowz – the “uber for lawn care” – is another app offering something for free to today’s tireless heroes: frontline workers. *IBM joins us to explain how harnessing our computers’ collective power can help fuel important experiments. * “Alexa, brew a pot of coffee!” Hamilton Beach stops by to tell us about the Amazon...

Duration:00:39:06

ENCORE: Covid-19 Crisis: How is Your Mental Health?

5/29/2020
This is an encore rebroadcast of our March 28 2020 show. We figured it is still timely and appropriate, so we wanted you to hear it again; or if you missed the original broadcast, to hear what we consider important.

Duration:00:39:38

Unlocking Your Family History with Ancestry DNA Kits

5/22/2020
* Perhaps a global crisis like COVID-19 may encourage you to unravel your family history and find relatives. A family historian joins us to chat about AncestryDNA. * Scammers are using the coronavirus to trick you into revealing your personal information. We talk with NuData Security, a MasterCard company, on fighting back * Learn about RemoteHQ, an online collaboration and video education platform that can do some things other services (like Zoom) can’t deliver on * We talk with IBM...

Duration:00:39:07

Intel: Working from Home and Your Next PC

5/15/2020
Find out about 10th Gen Intel Core processors and how they’re powering the next-generation of computers. Gaming can help you stay entertained and connected during these tough times. We talk with Big Fish Games about “gaming for good.” Learn about a new app, "Here I Am", and how it could help smartphone owners in an emergency.

Duration:00:39:07

Suffering from ‘Zoom Fatigue’? A New 3D Avatar of Yourself May Be the Solution

5/8/2020
The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) joins us to talk about gaming during COVID-19, and more. LG stops by to talk to us about its latest smartphone, the LG V60 ThinQ 5G with Dual Screen. If you’re getting tired of video calls, the free LoomieLive may be able to help.

Duration:00:39:08

Twitter Talks About a New COVID-19 Portal

5/1/2020
Twitter stops by to discuss a new COVID-19 resource with vetted info about the pandemic. We catch up with tech lifestyle expert Carley Knobloch, about recommend smart home tech. We talk online schooling with Prodigy Education, a math-based remote learning platform. There’s no real sports to watch on TV, but there are videogames like the new Ultimate Rivals

Duration:00:39:07

Intel Makes Massive $50M Donation to Fight COVID-19

4/24/2020
* Americans are turning to Pinterest during these challenging times. Interesting data from the company. * Having trouble getting a strong cellular connection at home during the coronavirus crisis? Learn about SureCall signal boosters * Intel has made a massive $50 million dollar commitment to fight COVID-19. Find out where the funds are going. * Designed for seniors to stay in touch with family and friends, Sirona.TV turns a regular TV into a smart TV * “Work from home” tips and...

Duration:00:39:07

ZOOMBOMBING: How to Avoid It

4/17/2020
We talk with Tony Anscombe, cybersecurity expert and global ambassador to ESET, about fixing Zoom’s privacy and security flaws Speaking of protection, we catch up with VPNPro.com to hear why you need a VPN more than ever before (and which ones are the best) Have trouble sleeping during the COVID-19 crisis? You’re not alone. Hear how the app Sleep Cycle may be able to help If you’re working from home and want to avoid sitting on your butt all day, we’ll hop on a call to learn about...

Duration:00:39:07

How ‘Nextdoor’ App Helps Neighbors During the COVID-19 Crisis

4/10/2020
* Needed more than ever before, perhaps, the Nextdoor app is a social networking platform for local communities and neighborhoods. * Back-to-back interviews with IBM to hear how they’re helping out during the pandemic * Learn about SoundSelf, an upcoming game and VR experience to give you the virtual getaway you need

Duration:00:39:38

How Tech Can Help During the COVID-19 Crisis

4/3/2020
Scammers and hackers are exploiting coronavirus to steal your money. HakTrap is a device that stops it. While self-isolating, connect with your family by sharing photos and home movies over SanDisk’s ibi. Votie.io is helping to map the spread of COVID-19. Map your status and then view the live map.

Duration:00:39:06

COVID-19 Crisis: How is Your Mental Health?

3/27/2020
As we're hunkered down and riding out the Covid Pandemic, it's TECH TO THE RESCUE! This week we speak with psychologist Dr. Maneet Bhatia on the connection between mental health and the coronavirus pandemic. Because of self-isolation, are we actually speaking to each other more? Ooma says yes, and has data to prove it! Free for businesses until July, Zoho is giving away its robust Remotely suite of tools for communication and collaboration.

Duration:00:39:07

Staying Connected While You're Self-Isolated

3/20/2020
Tech expert Amber Mac talks with us about video calling, online fitness classes, and more. Working from home? You’re not alone. ASUS shares the deets on a powerful new business laptop. Speaking of staying productive while working remotely, learn about Microsoft Teams. And I’ll share some new gadgets and games in time for spring, while cooped-up at home.

Duration:00:39:38

Don’t Fall for Coronavirus-Related Scams!

3/13/2020
Cybersecurity expert and ESET global ambassador Tony Anscombe joins us to talk Fraud Prevention Month, including a slew of coronavirus scams out there. If you’re one of the millions who must work from home because of COVID-19 precautions, I share some benefits to help convenience the boss to make it full-time! It’s tax time. And so Epson will join us to talk about its Epson Receipt Scanners - and we’ll also discuss photo scanning, too. Live in an apartment? Learn about the Valet Living...

Duration:00:39:07

Love Old-Time Radio Plays? Carl Amari (and Some Tech) Keeps Them Alive

3/5/2020
Veteran producer, actor, director and globally syndicated radio host Carl Amari joins talks about the “theater of the mind” and how tech is keeping old time radio (OTR) alive. If you’re not using Slickdeals.net, you’re spending too much! We chat with Josh Meyers, CEO of Slickdeals, about the mega-popular website, app, and browser extension

Duration:00:39:38

"GIF", or "JIF"? (Tomato, Tomahto...)

2/28/2020
* How to safely hear your text messages and emails while driving, with ping * Winner of the ‘Last Gadget Standing’ award at CES 2020, Ambassador is a wearable language translator * GIPHY – the .gif search engine – weighs in on the debate on how to pronounce "gif" – and a peanut butter partnership! * Tag That Photo talks about its photo organization software, and offers us a discount code (TECH25) for 25% off

Duration:00:39:07

Cadillac’s President talks tech and the new 2021 Escalade

2/23/2020
-Steve Carlisle, Senior VP and President of Cadillac, joins us to talk about the tech-infused 2021 Cadillac Escalade -Reasons why you shouldn’t bring your tech to bed, with Dr. Walia from the Cleveland Clinic -Learn about the Unoo-branded heated jackets for winter -How do you feel about facial recognition? We sit down with SensibleVision, a leader in this space

Duration:00:39:07

Samsung Bows FOUR New Smartphones!

2/14/2020
Hands-on with the Galaxy S20 series of phones, and more, with Android Central. Dan Bader gives us the skinny. Learn what’s new and newsworthy from Kayak, the popular travel app and site. SpotOn is a virtual fence for your dog. Find out how this magical collar and app work.

Duration:00:39:07