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Will a cell phone that fell in water still work? How can you tell if it’s safe to shop on a certain website? With the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of technology, it’s practically impossible to tackle it all alone, so Everyday Tech is here to help you navigate it all!

From computer viruses to cell phone batteries to your social media accounts, Everyday Tech is here to answer your everyday questions.

With delightful hosts and calls from our viewers, Everyday Tech proves to be both helpful and enlightening in the world of technology.



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Byte Size Tech

Byte Size Tech

2020-02-2903:33

Netflix got rid of that thing ya hate…Apple did shady stuff to force you to get a new iPhone, and France has had enough...and Key-less entry is about to take a significant step forward...  I’m Jay White and here is this week’s Byte Size Tech… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Byte Size Tech

Byte Size Tech

2019-11-2504:14

Disney + debuts better than ever their expectations…Roku is trying to slap a remote onto your wrist...and the Motorola RAZR has made its triumphant return...and its foldable!I’m Jay White and here is another episode of Byte Size Tech… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Byte Size Tech

Byte Size Tech

2019-11-2203:36

Fitbit has been sold for north of 2 billion dollars…NBC Universal is considering making its Peacock service completely free...and good news for Apple with Apple Pay and Apple TV +. I’m Jay White and here is another edition of Byte Size Tech! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Byte Size Tech

Byte Size Tech

2019-10-2103:37

Hulu recommendations are about to get a lot better.Most Americans don’t exactly know to what extent Facebook controls their online existence...and a phone case made out of artificial human skin...yep, human skin. From MPB Think Radio and Everyday Tech, I’m Jay White and here is this week’s Byte Size Tech… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Byte Size Tech

Byte Size Tech

2019-10-0703:36

WhatsApp is testing a new “Self-destructing” message feature.Instagram is making its “bully-blocking” feature available to all...and Google & Amazon are now actually beginning to hang out together...  From MPB Think Radio and Everyday Tech, I’m Jay White and here is this week’s Byte Size Tech… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Byte Size Tech

Byte Size Tech

2019-09-3002:46

McDonald’s is now accepting applications through Alexa and your Google Assistant. Spotify has added two personalized playlists based on your repeat listens...and Google Play Pass is launched in lockstep with Apple’s new gaming platform.From MPB Think Radio and Everyday Tech, I’m Jay White and here is this week’s Byte Size Tech… See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Switch Hunting

Switch Hunting

2020-05-2749:57

Jeremy lets you in on how to find a real Nintendo Switch, in stock, somewhere in the world. And, Wiltz has great information about how to protect your identity, and what to do should that info be compromised. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Wiltz, Jeremy, and Jay discuss the role of the cell phone in modern life.Are we too reliant on devices...specifically teens and young adults?The boys discuss some pretty alarming stats about our cell phone use,Here's a link to the cell phone usage stats referenced on the show: https://techjury.net/stats-about/smartphone-addiction/#gref See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
After a 10 week hiatus caused by impeachment hearings, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's holidays, Everyday Tech is back!!! Jeremy, Wiltz and Jay discuss Apple Watch compatibility, extracting data from older windows laptops, the BILLIONS of app downloads with stats for iTunes and Google Play, calls from listeners and much more! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jay and Jeremy discuss Google's purchase of Fitbit, UPS's first home prescription drone delivery, Twitter adding more features in 2020 and much more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Goodbye, Windows 7

Goodbye, Windows 7

2019-10-3051:03

The guys talk to several listeners worried about transitioning away from Windows 7. Also, more Samsung foldable phone talk, and a curmudgeonly columnist in San Francisco want tech companies to stop helping Californians running from the Kincade fires and blackouts...cause it might be perceived as marketing. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Made by Google 2019

Made by Google 2019

2019-10-1651:23

Jeremy and Jay talk about all of the news coming from the Made by Google 2019 event, including the Pixelbook, and Pixel Buds. They guys also take several calls on iPhone updates not working out so well.SOME OF THE WEEK'S TOP TECH STORIES:Here’s everything Google just announced at the Made By Google 2019 event | TechCrunchHere's Everything Google Just Announced at Its Made by Google '19 Event - Thurrott.comRoku is the most popular streaming platform in the US by a huge margin - The VergeKeep an eye (and ear) on your home with the new Nest AwareThe Pixel 4 doesn’t include any headphones, or even a 3.5mm adapter in the box - The VergeSony is launching its 360-degree audio format this fall - The VergeMixer Academy Goes Live - Thurrott.comTile adds new sticky products as Apple threat looms, and more - DGiTGoogle Pixel Day, Apple Inc., and more - DGiTFortnite isn't dead but it has reached The End, and more - DGiTDGiT Monthly: The September wrap, and October's here - DGiT6 paid iPhone apps you can download for free on October 15th – BGR15 best free Android apps of 2019 (September) - Android AuthorityTop iPhone and iPad apps going free and on sale 10-16-2019iPhone & iPad Apps Gone Free – October 16, 2019 | iOSnoopsTop 8 New and Free Android Apps for October 2019YOUTUBE CHANNEL OF THE WEEK: “Data is Beautiful” See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Jeremy and Jay discuss the planned release of the PS5, if Apple Arcade and Google Stadia could disrupt the console gaming industry, and much more. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
YouTubeTV comes to Amazon Fire TV devices signaling that the wall between Google and Amazon really is coming down.That and much more in this week's Everyday Tech!This week's tech links to see:Sony Drops PlayStation Now PricingOneDrive Expandable Storage and Personal Vault Launches WorldwideYouTube TV Comes to Amazon Fire TV DevicesYouTube Music Replaces Google Play Music in Android 10Spotify Tests Much-Awaited Siri Integration on iPhonesInstagram makes its bully-blocking feature available to everyoneApple updates iOS to 13.1.2, hopefully squashing the remaining bugsGoogle and Levi's introduce a new smart jacket that can answer calls and snap selfiesWhatsApp is testing a self-destructing messages featureGoogle is making it easier to check if your passwords have been compromised in a data breachGoogle announces three new ways to hide your personal activity from GooglePixel 4’s Recorder app leaks, revealing automatic transcription capabilitiesUPS just won FAA approval to fly as many delivery drones as it wantsHow to pair PS4 or Xbox controllers with iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, or AndroidApple News Plus rolls out to UK, Australia with new publicationstvOS 13’s small improvements make for a much better Apple TV experience See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Home WiFi issues

Home WiFi issues

2019-09-2550:35

The guys take several calls from folks dealing with WiFi issues in their homes. The mystical Samsung Galaxy Fold is finally available for retail, you've been warned to be especially careful with it, and how Amazon is attempting to allow you access to Alexa on the go. This and much more on this week's Everyday Tech! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The tech guys talk about battery cycles on your phone and how your charging does and doesn't affect it, as well as Uber self-driving cars being tested in Dallas, Amazon introducing a new cash payment system and a new HiFi lossless music streaming format. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
What is your primary use for social media?Are you building your personal brand? Are you selling a product? Are you keeping in touch with friends and family? Or is it just where you get your news?And, honestly, do you craft a happier, more perfect image of you and your family than is the reality?Finally which platforms do you enjoy the most, and which one do you avoid?Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat, YouTube, Reddit, Pintrest, WhatsApp, Slack, and even MySpace is mentioned.Also, in tech news, Disney makes a huge splash to challenge Netflix.2:10 | It looks like Samsung is doing away with regular headphone jacks...like Apple did.4:14 | Sony warns that Playstation prices will rise if Chinese tariffs continue.29:46 | Disney's new streaming service to start in November featuring Disney, Hulu and ESPN. 38:54 | Microsoft contractors are listening to Skype calls and Cortana recordings.39:40 | Amazon will let you opt out of Alexa recordings.45:16 | Three new iPhones for 2020, will support 5G.45:26 | Current availability map of 5G, including CSpire 5G in Gulfport. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Elon Musk is worth north of 20 billion dollars.The founder of PayPal, Tesla and Space X among other companies has quite the interesting portfolio of investments and interests.With that in mind, IF you were a tech mogul with which money were no object, how would you spend your money? How would you invest not just your money...but your time?What would you do to try to make the world a better place through technology? Plus, your tech problems, questions, comments, this week’s news from around the tech world and more on this week's Everyday Tech. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Your Online Safety

Your Online Safety

2019-07-1052:05

Wiltz and Jeremy discuss the safety of your personal information in an always-connected world. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
ROBO CALLS!!!

ROBO CALLS!!!

2019-06-2650:38

Wiltz, Jeremy & Jay discuss how to deal with RoboCalls! Apps, programs, ideas, strategies and personal experiences with getting, stopping and avoiding the dreaded robo calls! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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