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

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 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? The post Podcast S10E10 – Facebook wants you to send them your nudes appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

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. The post Podcast S10E09 – Agrilaser Zaps Birds Off Crops, Windows 10 Ends Free Upgrade appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

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 The post Podcast S10E08 – Update your wireless devices…right now appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

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! The post Podcast S10E07 – Bitcoin hits a huge milestone appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

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. The post Podcast S10E06 – AOL Instant Messenger Says Goodbye, Tesla Aims To Fix Puerto Rico appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

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. The post Podcast S10E05 – Mike Riles Everyone Up By Hating Walmart appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

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. The post Podcast S10E04 – $999 iPhone X, Google buys HTC’s phone branch, more Equifax appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

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. The post Podcast S10E03 – Equifax uses “admin” for username and password…/facedesk appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

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. The post Podcast S10E02 – Let’s Talk About Equifax appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

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? The post Podcast S10E01 – Season 10 Has Arrived! appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

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! The post Podcast S9E47 – AMD rips Intel a new one, Former Uber CEO in hot water, Malware in DNA appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

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. The post Podcast S9E46 – Holographic Phones, Phones Sans Headphone Jack + More appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

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! The post Podcast S9E45 – We’ll Be Right Back! appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

Duration: 01:30:39


Podcast S9E44 – Robot Lawyers, The Mandela Effect, Turn Loved Ones Into Chat Bots

7/25/2017
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On this week's episode, Mike and Tara ponder the so-called "Mandela Effect", what a world with robot lawyers could be like, and a man who trained a chat bot to take over for his father after he died. The post Podcast S9E44 – Robot Lawyers, The Mandela Effect, Turn Loved Ones Into Chat Bots appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

Duration: 01:27:31


Podcast S9E43 – Juno Photos Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, Most Americans Have Terrible Internet

7/17/2017
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Juno takes photos of Jupiter's Great Red Spot from closer than we've ever seen it. Meanwhile, most Americans can't load those images as quickly as you'd think. The post Podcast S9E43 – Juno Photos Jupiter’s Great Red Spot, Most Americans Have Terrible Internet appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

Duration: 01:27:49


Podcast S9E39 – Further Net Neutrality Defilement, $4k Fine For Facebook Comment, GameStop Hacked

6/10/2017
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Comcast wants you to know that net neutrality dying isn't a bad thing, so don't worry anymore guys! The post Podcast S9E39 – Further Net Neutrality Defilement, $4k Fine For Facebook Comment, GameStop Hacked appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

Duration: 01:27:41


Podcast S9E36 – The Largest Malware Attack Ever

5/15/2017
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Remember those leaked NSA tools? Well...they're finally being used. We just saw the largest coordinated malware attack to ever take place. The post Podcast S9E36 – The Largest Malware Attack Ever appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

Duration: 01:29:40


Podcast S9E35 – Uber’s in trouble again, AI mimics your voice, living in a post-cable world

5/8/2017
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This week Mike and Tara discuss Uber’s latest shenanigans, this time regarding a method they used to help drivers get around law enforcement, new AI tech which can mimic your voice, the post-cable future we’re living in now, a 3D printed rocket which was fired successfully, and much more. The post Podcast S9E35 – Uber’s in trouble again, AI mimics your voice, living in a post-cable world appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

Duration: 01:28:31


Podcast S9E34 – The New Echo Look….s terrible + Cassini Begins Its Final Voyage

4/29/2017
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This week we talk about Amazon's puzzling new offering, the Echo Look. It's supposed to help you look more fashionable, but is it really just a spying device? We also discuss Cassini's final voyage, which has finally started, and more. The post Podcast S9E34 – The New Echo Look….s terrible + Cassini Begins Its Final Voyage appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

Duration: 03:31:12


Podcast S9E33 – Apparently 2 million people are still using AOL for their ISP

4/24/2017
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This week we're talking about the strange fact that more than 2 million people are apparently still using AOL (dial-up!) for their internet. What? The post Podcast S9E33 – Apparently 2 million people are still using AOL for their ISP appeared first on The Computer Guru Show.

Duration: 01:27:49

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