#66 Ixnay on the Apple Pay

10/29/2014
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Ray, Tom and producer Sean are back in this episode of the Deemable Tech podcast. The guys answer several of your questions about TVs, including how to present slideshows from your computer on your HDTV, using your TV as a hub for all of your devices, and recording shows off of your broadcast antennae. Like this:Like Loading...

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Eva writes, “Help! I called tech support but got a scam artist instead!”

10/30/2014
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Q: Recently I called what I thought was an HP support number with a printer problem. In fact, the number connected me to a scammer! He ran a program to scan my computer and then claimed I had been hacked. I realized something was off when he asked me for…

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Nancy asks, “Can Macs get viruses?”

10/18/2014
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Q: I’m fairly new to Apple computers, and one of the reasons I made the switch from PC was to avoid viruses, hackers and other bad stuff. Should I install an antivirus program on my Apple laptop? Like this:Like Loading...

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Miraya asks, “How do I use different keyboards on my iPhone?”

10/09/2014
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Q: I just got an iPhone 6. I heard about the new keyboards in i0S 8, but I can’t figure out how to use them. How do I get them installed and what do they do? Like this:Like Loading...

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Deemable Tech October 2014 Radio Special

10/05/2014
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In this hour-long radio special, Ray and Tom hear from listeners wondering what devices they should take with them while traveling the world, searching for ways to protect their electronics from lightning and more. The guys also share some useful apps for running small businesses, talk about setting up your…

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Deemable Tech Tips: Taking Control of Your Facebook Feed

10/05/2014
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Every once in a while we like to take a few minutes to cover something everyone should know. This time, we want to talk about the website everyone loves to hate… Facebook! Like this:Like Loading...

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Dale asks, “How can I change the email password on my Samsung Galaxy S4?”

10/05/2014
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Q: I recently changed my e-mail password, and now my Samsung Galaxy S4 phone will not show my e-mails. I assume the old password is somehow encoded in the phone. I cannot find a way within the “setting” folder to put the new password in to access the e-mails. How…

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Brady asks, “Should my electronics be afraid of lightning?”

10/05/2014
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Q: What’s the best way to protect my electronics from lightning? Should I always unplug them? How can I tell if lightning has ruined my stuff? Like this:Like Loading...

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Jimmy asks, “Why does everything on my HDTV look like a soap opera?”

10/05/2014
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Q: I’ve noticed something weird on my new Samsung HDTV. Whenever I watch broadcast TV, everything looks like it was shot on video – the best way I can describe it is as looking like a soap opera, but it is prime time television. What is causing this? Like this:Like…

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Pam asks, “What electronics do I need while traveling the world?”

10/05/2014
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Q: My husband and I are retiring in two years. We plan on selling our house and becoming international vagabonds. What kind of things do I need to do so we can use technology to our best advantage during our travels. We use Apple because it seems simple. Should I…

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Downloadable: Apps for Small Business

10/04/2014
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PayPal, one of the first online transaction companies, got into the mobile payment game with the PayPal Here.

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If you are a small business owner wondering if there are any apps out there that can help make your life easier, wonder no more! These days you can practically run your entire business through a tablet or mobile device. Your device can handle point-of-sale, time tracking, invoicing and much…

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Angela asks, “How can I check my monthly usage on my smartphone?”

09/25/2014
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You can see your iPhone usage under the "Cellular" menu in the Settings app.

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Q: How can I keep up with my monthly usage on my iPhone? I want to be able to find out how much data and how many texts I have left. Like this:Like Loading...

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Loot Crate Review

09/21/2014
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If you spend a lot of time on social media, you may have noticed a fair number of ads for subscription boxes on your feed. The trend of companies offering monthly packs of curated products has steadily grown over the past several years, and you can now find sites offering…

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Anna asks, “Are my iCloud photos safe?”

09/11/2014
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Q: I’ve heard in the news that hackers were able to download private pictures from the iCloud accounts of celebrities. I use an iPhone, and I think it has iCloud. Are my photos safe? Like this:Like Loading...

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#65 Shootin’ from the Hip

08/28/2014
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On this edition of the Deemable Tech podcast, Ray and Tom have off-the-cuff answers for your questions about Windows 7 service packs, spam and our very own Deemable Tech app. The guys also share their thoughts on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge currently making waves on social media, and discuss other…

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