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Here to solve your technology needs, while treating you like a person in the process.
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Tuscon, AZ

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Here to solve your technology needs, while treating you like a person in the process.

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English

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520-790-2040


Episodes

Podcast S10E21 – The last episode! (Kind of?)

3/5/2018
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This is the last episode of the Computer Guru show….at least for now. We’re taking a break to work on the show’s format, as well as to improve the quality of the show and change some things around. In the meantime, Mike and Tara discuss the latest in tech news and solve your problems in […]

Duration:01:28:20

Podcast S10E20 – Falcon Heavy Carries Tesla Roadster To Mars Orbit

2/10/2018
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This week, Mike and Rob discuss Elon Musk’s latest rocket launch via SpaceX – the Falcon Heavy which was carrying his personal Tesla Roadster. That and more – as well as your calls and technology problems.

Duration:01:29:16

Podcast S10E12 – 37,000 Chrome Users Download Fake AdBlocker – HP Driver Hides Keylogger

12/12/2017
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This week Mike and Tara discuss net neutrality, a fake version of AdBlock Pro, an HP driver which hides a keylogger, and more.

Duration:01:28:11

Podcast S10E11 – This may be our last chance to save net neutrality

11/18/2017
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They're at it again, and this time they're trying to destroy net neutrality while you're distracted by the holidays.

Duration:01:27:07

Podcast S10E10 – Facebook wants you to send them your nudes

11/14/2017
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On this episode, Mike and Rob discuss Facebook's misguided idea to categorize and store your...sensitive...photos so that they can prevent them from leaking. That can't go wrong, right?

Duration:01:27:44

Podcast S10E09 – Agrilaser Zaps Birds Off Crops, Windows 10 Ends Free Upgrade

11/6/2017
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In this episode, Mike and Rob discuss a new type of laser-powered "scarecrow" as well as Microsoft's announcement of the end of the free Windows 10 upgrade.

Duration:01:26:17

Podcast S10E08 – Update your wireless devices…right now

10/21/2017
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This week we’re discussing KRACK, the new WPA-2 vulnerability which puts just about every wireless device at risk. Show Notes: Why Age? Should We End Aging Forever – Kurzgesagt Why Die? – CGPGrey Exurb1a: AI / Science / Humanity videos

Duration:01:29:16

Podcast S10E07 – Bitcoin hits a huge milestone

10/14/2017
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Lots of people have said lots of things about Bitcoin, but it's hard to deny the milestone it just hit. Let's talk about that!

Duration:01:28:04

Podcast S10E06 – AOL Instant Messenger Says Goodbye, Tesla Aims To Fix Puerto Rico

10/7/2017
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In this episode, we discuss the shut down of AOL Instant Messenger after 20 years of operation, and Tesla's plan to rebuild Puerto Rico's power grid.

Duration:01:29:08

Podcast S10E05 – Mike Riles Everyone Up By Hating Walmart

9/30/2017
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In this episode, Mike finds out the hard way that most people do, in fact, shop at Walmart, and most don't actually mind it.

Duration:01:29:05

Podcast S10E04 – $999 iPhone X, Google buys HTC’s phone branch, more Equifax

9/23/2017
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In this episode, Mike and Rob discuss a few news stories in the mobile phone arena, which include the new iPhone's absurd price tag and Google's $1.1 billion acquisition of HTC's phone branch. Also up for discussion is more Equifax ridiculousness.

Duration:01:28:14

Podcast S10E03 – Equifax uses “admin” for username and password…/facedesk

9/16/2017
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On this week's episode, Mike and Tara discuss some more Equifax ridiculousness, as well as a couple (very) important security patches you need to get right now.

Duration:01:26:47

Podcast S10E02 – Let’s Talk About Equifax

9/9/2017
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This week we're dedicating the entire episode to discussing the recent breach of 143 million Americans' personal information thanks to Equifax.

Duration:01:25:52

Podcast S10E01 – Season 10 Has Arrived!

9/5/2017
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Well guys, we made it. We’re now in our 10th year, can you believe it?

Duration:01:21:51

Podcast S9E47 – AMD rips Intel a new one, Former Uber CEO in hot water, Malware in DNA

8/14/2017
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This week on the Computer Guru Show, Mike and Rob discuss AMD's new offering, called Threadripper, as well as the lawsuit coming down on Travis Kalanick, malware encoded in DNA, and more. Plus, as always, your calls and questions!

Duration:01:29:21

Podcast S9E46 – Holographic Phones, Phones Sans Headphone Jack + More

8/7/2017
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This week on the Computer Guru Show, Mike and Tara talk the new holographic phone by Red, as well as Google's apparent hypocrisy in removing the headphone jack from the Pixel 2. Also up for discussion are human DNA edits using CRISPR, the arrest of Marcus Hutchins (MalwareTech), and more.

Duration:01:29:11

Podcast S9E45 – We’ll Be Right Back!

7/29/2017
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This week we're not in the studio (sorry!), but we put together a compilation of some of our favorite calls, discussions, and rant segments from the last few years of the Computer Guru Show. We hope you enjoy it, and we'll be back next week!

Duration:01:30:39