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October 27, 2016
242 TT 4 Puzzling Technology Questions from Listeners
Tech Talker answers some burning listener questions. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dWCxjh
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7 min
October 20, 2016
142 TT How to Start a Podcast
Tech Talker walks you through creating, recording, and releasing your very own podcast. Visit the website: http://bit.ly/1myVMxA
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7 min
October 13, 2016
241 TT The Fascinating History of Tetris
Are you a Tetris fanatic? Hear more about the history of Tetris in this interview with Box Brown. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2e5XW7i
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11 min
October 6, 2016
240 TT Everything You Need to Know About Snapchat
Snapchat is a photo sharing service that posts pictures only for a certain amount of time that you specify. There are hundreds of points I could talk about for Snapchat, but today I’m just going to give you the basics of how it works and why it’s used. This is definitely something your kids are using and it’s imperative you understand it and how it works even if you’re not interested in using it yourself. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d0YsFp
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6 min
September 29, 2016
239 TT How to Protect Yourself in Light of the Yahoo Hack
In this week’s episode I’ll be discussing what to do with this new information, and how to safeguard your information going forward whether or not you were affected by this hack. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dnPOyu
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7 min
September 22, 2016
238 TT How to Watch Infinite TV (Without Paying for Cable)
This week I’m going to cover how to cut the cable TV cord, how to continue watching your favorite shows and how to save a ton of money in the process. Hundreds of thousands of American’s are cutting the cable television cord in favor of other forms of media in order to find more content they want at lower prices. There are a ton of other ways that consumers especially the individuals in their 20’s and 30’s are consuming content, through phones connected to periscope, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Vine, Facebook, and so many other outlets. TV (cable TV specifically) is going the way of the dinosaurs. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cOfa6A
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7 min
September 15, 2016
237 TT Everything You Need to Know About the iPhone 7
This week we're going to talk about the iPhone 7. What's important and what hype to ignore. Apple introduced a new Apple Watch, iPhone 7 and the iPhone 7 Plus on September 7th 2016. There are some awesome features that Apple has never included in a phone that I’m excited to discuss! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cULzdV
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6 min
September 8, 2016
236 TT 6 Ways to Boost Your Instagram Following
Gaining more followers means that more people will see you photos and potentially interact whether that’s through comments, becoming more familiar with your brand, or just liking a photo. It may not seem straight forward on the surface how to get other people to follow you. Let’s dig into it! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cOgwyf
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4 min
September 1, 2016
235 TT How to Use Google Photos to Organize Digital Media
If you’re a new parent, grand parent, student, or just have a giant collection of pictures I’m sure that you suffer from a huge problem of keeping tabs on all of your pictures. I used to spend hours categorizing, organizing, and sorting all of mine and my family’s pictures. I’ve arrived at a full proof method of organizing any number of pictures. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d27Cyy
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6 min
August 25, 2016
234 TT Internet or World Wide Web: What's the Difference?
The internet is 25 years old today, well actually I mean the world wide web is 25 years old. You may be thinking to yourself what is the difference? Well in this episode I’ll talk about the technologies that underpin the age of Facebook, Spotify, Google and every other tech giant and the humble beginnings that they came from! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2diAq9l
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4 min
August 18, 2016
233 TT How to Buy the Best Laptop for Your Back-to-School Needs
In this week’s episode we’ll cover just what features you should look for in a new laptop for school or just in general. By answering a few simple questions you’ll be on your way to finding yourself an awesome laptop. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cv2Sz0
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5 min
August 11, 2016
232 TT 5 Gadgets to Take Back to School
This week I’m going to cover 5 awesome gadgets to help you back at school. I remember the good old days of going back to school. There was so much optimism, and always filled with the resolution that this year I’m going to stay on task and organized! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dkLpzn
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5 min
August 4, 2016
231 TT What to Expect at DEFCON 2016
Hey everyone this week I’m going to be talking about the hacker conference DEF CON. The day that this episode airs I will be in Las Vegas for the annual hacker conference DEF CON. When people hear about this, I get a lot of questions about what hackers do at a conference. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d9KOx9
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6 min
July 28, 2016
230 TT How to Keep Your Devices Charged All the Time
Hey everyone this week I’m going to show you how to keep your devices topped off and ready for use no matter if you’re in the wilderness or driving to work. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cv2L6F
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6 min
July 21, 2016
229 TT What Is Pokémon Go?
The Pokémon Go craze is sweeping the world and in this week’s episode we are going to be covering the ins and outs! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d9KdMa
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5 min
July 14, 2016
228 TT How to Pick a Phone Case
In this episode I’ll be covering what some of the best cases are and what features make them the best in my opinion. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d286Vm
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4 min
July 7, 2016
190 TT How to Make Money on YouTube
Tech Talker explains the anatomy of a viral video... and how to make money uploading one. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1gSvzrH
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6 min
June 30, 2016
227 TT How to Prevent and Beat Ransomware
It seems like every time you turn on the news there is a new company hacked, or another case of ransomware taking over a company, hospital, police department, you name it. Now if you yourself have been hit by a ransomware attack you know exactly how devastating it can be. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dizUbl
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4 min
June 23, 2016
226 TT What Is an Internet Domain?
I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to start building a website, and specifically how to buy and use domains. In this week’s episode I’ll be covering just what a domain is, how to use it, and how to get one that represents you or your company the way you want it to. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2db9ZgT
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5 min
June 16, 2016
225 TT How to Understand Digital Video Terms
In this podcast I’ll define some of these terms and highlight things you should care about when taking or editing your digital videos. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2d1YADw
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5 min
June 9, 2016
224 TT Everything You Need to Know About the TeamViewer Hack
In this week’s episode I’ll cover what happened with TeamViewer, what we know and what we don’t, and how you can stay secure if you currently use TeamViewer. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2diyIow
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5 min
June 2, 2016
223 TT What Should You Do with All Your Digital Photos?
In this week's episode I'll be covering some creative things to do with the thousands of pictures on Facebook or your phone! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cYAqvN
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5 min
May 25, 2016
222 TT Which High-Speed Internet Is Best?
This week I’ll be covering all of the different ways you can connect to the internet, and how best to balance service and cost so that you can get exactly what you need for the lowest possible price. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cwVKY1
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6 min
May 18, 2016
221 TT What Is the Hyperloop?
What can we expect from the hyperloop moving forward? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ds911i
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6 min
May 11, 2016
220 TT 9 Awesome Google Chrome Shortcuts to Save You Time
Hey guys last week we talked about some of the best browsers to use. The most popular of these browsers is Google chrome. This week I’ll cover some of the best keyboard shortcuts to use to save time and boost efficiency. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2dkLt2i
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8 min
May 4, 2016
219 TT Which Internet Browser Should You Use?
Which browser is best? This week we are going to talk about which browser you should use and why. I'll be comparing all of the popular browsers from the year 2016, and give you pros cons as well as my recommendations. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2ds8xYU
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5 min
April 28, 2016
218 TT How to Be a White Hat Hacker
In this week’s episode I’m going to give you a brief syllabus on how to become a white hat hacker. I’ll cover the skills you need, where to learn, and best of all how to start your career. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cv0AzT
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6 min
April 20, 2016
217 TT Are Your Kids Using Secret Apps to Hide Their Stuff?
You may be surprised at what your kids are hiding on their phones with these apps. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2db93Jo
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5 min
April 14, 2016
216 TT Which Is Better: Bluetooth or NFC?
A few weeks ago I received a question from a listener about the differences between NFC (aka Near Field Communication) and Bluetooth. Read full transcript here: http://bit.ly/2cv1XPg
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7 min
April 6, 2016
136 TT How to Crack a Password like a Hacker
In the spirit of DEF CON and a week of hacking, Tech Talked covers something he gets asked all the time: How do you “crack” a password? Visit the website to read the full transcript: http://bit.ly/Vs4y3N
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8 min
March 30, 2016
215 TT How the FBI Cracked the Case of the Locked iPhone
Not long ago I wrote an entire podcast about the ongoing battle between Apple and the FBI. If you’re not familiar with the war that is being waged between the two of them, I recommend checking out that article to get up to speed. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/23GcVqA
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6 min
March 24, 2016
214 TT How to Troubleshoot Internet Connections from Near and Far
In this week’s episode I’ll share a ton of tips for helping your friends and family when the Internet goes out. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1USZCjq
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5 min
March 17, 2016
213 TT How to Help Fix Technology Remotely
If you’re the person who your family calls at all hours to fix a printer, router, phone or computer then this episode is for you. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1USZuk7
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6 min
March 10, 2016
212 TT The Most Useful YouTube Shortcuts
Tech Talker shows you some YouTube shortcuts and tricks to make your life easier. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1M6nv5K
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5 min
March 3, 2016
211 TT What Is Bluetooth?
Tech Talker explains everything you need to know about Bluetooth technology. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1RN1QMi
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5 min
February 25, 2016
210 TT Everything You Need to Know About Apple Versus the FBI
This past week there has been a huge battle has been brewing in the public spotlight between Apple and the FBI over a single iPhone. That iPhone belonged to one of the attackers of the San Bernadino shooting. The police believe that the phone may contain more information about the shooter including any contacts, or messages he sent to any other conspirators or terrorist organizations. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LO5uDz
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7 min
February 18, 2016
209 TT How to Find the Right Person to Repair Your Computer
Have you ever run into a computer problem that you couldn’t fix yourself? Who should you turn to? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1QdOLxI
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5 min
February 11, 2016
208 TT Should You Use Mobile Payment Apps?
Tech Talker compares Apple Pay and Android Pay to your trusty credit card. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1QPLXdF
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5 min
February 4, 2016
207 TT How to Securely Browse the Internet
The Internet has its fair share of useful and fun things to do, but just like anything else there are pitfalls to watch out for. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/20Q1KdC
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5 min
January 28, 2016
206 TT What Is Phishing?
I'll show you how to keep you information and computer safe and avoid phishing emails! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/20iKHyD Tech Talker Survey link: www.quickanddirtytips.com/techsurvey
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6 min
January 21, 2016
205 TT How to Back Up Your Smartphone
I'll show you how to backup your smartphone in case disaster strikes! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1PCnKqp
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6 min
January 14, 2016
204 TT Use Tech to Track Your Fitness Resolutions
Technology can make tracking your new year’s resolutions a piece of cake. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OXGJGo
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4 min
January 7, 2016
203 TT Which TV Streaming Device Should You Buy?
You’ve probably heard of Smart TV’s from one of my previous episodes. In 2015 smart TV’s have taken a back seat to streaming devices such as the Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire Stick and the Chromecast. All of these devices fill the same niche but have some pretty different feature sets and prices. It can be pretty confusing so in this week’s episode I’m going to compare each of these devices, and give specific recommendations based upon the content and features you use the most! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1nO5Ftn
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6 min
December 31, 2015
131 TT Top 5 Tips to Extend Your Laptop's Life
This week, Tech Talker gives his top tips for extending the life expectancy of your laptop so you can make the most of your computing investment.
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8 min
December 24, 2015
202 TT 2015 What to Expect in Tech in 2016
Last year I wrote a podcast about my technology predictions for 2015. Let's see how close they were and what's new for 2016. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1JYs5fX
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6 min
December 17, 2015
201 TT Why We Need Encryption
How should we balance privacy and security going forward? In this week’s episode, I’ll be talking about encryption, the role it is playing in the political arena and what it means to you. Read the full transcript here: bit.ly/1n5ib7m
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5 min
December 10, 2015
200 TT The Best Holiday Tech Gifts
2015 has brought many awesome tech gifts, both big and small. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/228G9yA
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7 min
December 3, 2015
199 TT What Is Hacker Group ‘Anonymous’?
Tech Talker brings you up to speed on the hacktivist group Anonymous and their actions to take down ISIS. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1P83l98
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7 min
November 26, 2015
012 TT How to Easily Delete Computer Viruses
Tech Talker teaches you how to take down malware that infects your computer. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Qtrni7
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5 min
November 19, 2015
198 TT How to Communicate with Loved Ones During an Emergency
I’ll be showing you which technology can help you communicate and find your loved ones. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JcS0Qu
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8 min
November 12, 2015
197 TT How to Use Basic Coding Commands
Do you have any friends or family that program as a hobby or as a job? Have you ever looked over the shoulder of someone writing code and wondered, “How the heck do they make sense of all that gibberish?” One of the most frequent questions I’m asked is how do you get started learning programming. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1MEOlQs
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7 min
November 5, 2015
196 TT What Is Wireless Charging?
I’ll explain how wireless electricity works, the benefits behind it, and some of the reasons it’s been so slow to be adopted by the mainstream tech world. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1StnV4U
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6 min
October 29, 2015
195 TT 4 Tips to Control Your Privacy with Phone Settings
Have you ever been walking down the street when a notification pops up on your phone about a store you were driving by? Has Facebook ever told you that one of your friends was attending an event near you that day? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Scjg7e
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5 min
October 22, 2015
194 TT Tricks to Get the Most Out of Amazon Prime
Whether you have an Amazon Prime account, or have considered getting an Amazon Prime account, there are some unknown perks that almost no Amazon Prime users take advantage of. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1P0CT3B
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5 min
October 15, 2015
193 TT YouTube Versus Vimeo
Should you upload videos to YouTube or Vimeo? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LQfxqs
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4 min
October 8, 2015
192 TT 5 Ways to Actually Make Money Online
Just keep in mind you will not get rich quick, and that like with most things in life it will take work and patience. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1LQTQNw
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8 min
October 1, 2015
191 TT How to Build Your Own Computer Repair Kit
Worried about computer issues? Build your own computer repair kit, full of cheap and useful tools to tackle any problem that comes your way. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1VCleDo
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6 min
September 10, 2015
189 TT Drone Laws: What You Need to Know
What are the existing laws related to flying drones? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Mqdsrc
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6 min
September 3, 2015
188 TT 5 Must-Have Apps for Back to School
Even if you aren't in school, these apps will keep your feeling organized. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1KQQqcT
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7 min
August 27, 2015
187 TT How to Stop a Hacker
If my series on DEFCON 2015 has been scaring you with tales of how hackers can infiltrate your life in any number of ways—from your social media accounts to the government to your car. If you’re feeling helpless against hackers, here are some of the best ways to safeguard yourself. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1hSiEHK
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7 min
August 20, 2015
186 TT DEFCON 2015: The Realities of Car Hacking
Tech Talker continues his debrief of DEFCON 2015 with a close look at how cars get hacked. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1UqhcYR
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6 min
August 13, 2015
185 TT Tech Talker's Insider Guide to DEFCON
Tech Talker's Insider Guide to DEFCON--an awesome mix of hacking software and hardware, and engaging in competitions. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1URw6te
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7 min
August 6, 2015
184 TT 6 Technology Items You Should Buy Cheap
Which technology items can you buy super cheap and still expect near the same quality? Tech Talker Eric Escobar weighs in. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JgHJWC
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6 min
July 30, 2015
183 TT 5 Technology Items Worth the Splurge
This week, I want to talk about technology that is worth spending a little bit more money on and not just buying the cheapest item on the rack. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1IXZLig
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6 min
July 23, 2015
182 TT How to Protect Your Electronics When You Lose Power
What should you do to avoid the negative effects of blackouts and brownouts on your electronics? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1D6m1nI
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6 min
July 16, 2015
181 TT How to Reduce Your Mobile Data Usage
I want to talk about how to reduce the amount of data that you use on your mobile devices. This is was brought to me by a listener who has a hard time staying within her 2 GB data plan from her cell phone provider, and wants to know what things she can do to limit how much data she uses! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1Mx2KeQ
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5 min
July 9, 2015
180 TT 3 Questions on Reboots, Apps, and WiFi
This week I’m going to answer three awesome questions that have been sent in to me via Facebook and email! Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1HBDktc
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6 min
July 2, 2015
179 TT How Does Google Now Work?
Hey everyone! This week, I’m going to cover how Google Now works and some of the incredible features that it has, as well as how it can help you. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1O9zGe2
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6 min
June 25, 2015
178 TT Avoid Being Hacked: Lessons from Recent Data Breaches
This week, I’m going to cover some of the high profile hacks that have happened recently, including Lastpass, Kaspersky, and the White House’s Office of Personnel Management (OPM). My hope is that by learning more, you can avoid being hacked, stay more secure, and know what to do if you have been hacked. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1R2NxZo
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7 min
June 18, 2015
177 TT Streaming Versus Downloading
This week, I’m going to compare streaming versus downloading. I had a lengthy conversation with my dad today trying to explain the difference between streaming and downloading. I thought this would make a great episode for those who are confused about it. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1BVj1d5
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6 min
June 11, 2015
176 TT How to Back Up Everything--From Phones to Flash Drives to Websites
It’s that time of the year for my backup service announcement! When was the last time you backed up your desktop? Laptop? Phone? Flash Drive? Website? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JSnpfH
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6 min
June 4, 2015
175 TT How Does Wikipedia Work?
Wikipedia is the Internet's largest encyclopedia, with an unlimited number of authors, but how does it work? Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1ffCivu
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6 min
May 28, 2015
174 TT Tech Talker Shocks You with Electricity!
This week, I'm going to dive into some basic electrical terms that were brought up as questions after last week's episode on Tesla's Powerwall. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1cwm3rX
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6 min
May 18, 2015
173 TT Tesla's Powerwall
Tech Talker explains the advantages and inner workings of Tesla’s Powerwall, a big battery made by the car company Tesla that can help you use electricity more efficiently at home. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1IXpeWv
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5 min
May 14, 2015
172 TT How Does Encryption Work?
Tech Talker breaks down what encryption is, and explains the basics of how it works - and how it helps keep your data secure. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1JNsm8g
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6 min
May 7, 2015
171 TT How to Take Your Data On the Go
Most of us use some sort of device to take our files with us on the go, which can be handy - but which also puts your data at risk for being damaged or stolen.Tech Talker shares his tips for how to best keep files safe and secure when on the road. Read the full transcript here: http://bit.ly/1F9unpC
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5 min
April 30, 2015
105 TT How to Disappear from the Web
If you've ever been the victim of identity theft, or a stalker, or you just value your privacy, Tech Talker has the tools to help you ditch the digital age and remove your presence from the web.
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9 min
April 23, 2015
170 TT How to Avoid Spam and Junk Email
Last week Tech Talker explained why you get spam email. This week, he has 6 tips for how to keep spam and junk from cluttering your inbox. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1zRLWIK
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6 min
April 16, 2015
169 TT Why Do I Get Spam Email?
Is your inbox full of spam? Are you wondering where all those emails are coming from? Tech Talker explains how companies get your email address and why they send so much junk. Read the transcript here: http://bit.ly/1OkdXiu.
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5 min
April 9, 2015
168 TT Google's Project Ara and the Modular Phone
Imagine if you could update the memory card or battery or other hardware on your phone, instead of having to buy a brand new device? This might be closer than you think! Tech Talker explores the exciting development of modular phones. Read the transcript: http://bit.ly/1arTueG
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5 min
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