Episode #6 of Bob’s Tech Talk podcast is all about the lowly flashlight — which isn’t so lowly anymore. It’s an integral part of my EDC — every day carry. This episode talks about flashlights in general, and the Olight S2R Baton II flashlight in particular. Listen to this episode for more!
Sidecar…and Using Multiple Monitors on a Mac
Episode #5 of Bob’s Tech Talk podcast explores using multiple monitors with your Mac desktop or laptop. Catalina, the latest Mac operating system (MacOS 10.15), has made it easier than ever to work with multiple monitors. It also introduces a brand new feature, Sidecar, which allows you to instantly use your iPad as an extension for your Mac desktop, either to mirror your Mac display or to extend your workspace. It also has a couple of other neat tricks. Check out this episode for more!
Cutting the Cord — Alternatives to Cable TV
Episode #4 of Bob’s Tech Talk features an interview with Glenn Grafton, of Grafton’s Piano & Organ, Souderton, PA and his experience in cutting the cord at home and saving money with cable TV alternatives.
Links mentioned in this episode:
Grafton Piano & Organ, Souderton, PA
Bux-Mont Mac User Group — meets the first Thursday each month at Calvary Church, Souderton, PA
I didn’t mention this on the podcast, but here’s an excellent website for cord cutters; the author also runs a very large group (over 70,000 members) on Facebook for cord cutters:
What Is a Clipboard Manager, and Why Do You Need One ?
Episode #3 of Bob’s Tech Talk podcast is about clipboard managers — what they are, how they work, and why you probably need one. If you’re an Apple user, we recommend the “Paste” clipboard manager for MacOS, iOS, and iPadOS. Have a listen to this short podcast for more information.
Are You Ready to Go PAPERLESS?
Welcome to Episode #2 of Bob’s Tech Talk podcast. Today we’re talking about the paperless office — YOUR paperless office. Is the paperless office finally here?
There are two important parts to successfully creating a paperless office:
- An easy way to convert paper to digital for online storage.
- An easy way to find and view documents you’ve stored digitally.
We’ll talk about both parts in this episode, using apps on your computer and mobile devices, and desktop scanners.
What is computational photography? It’s a lot more interesting than you might think! The panorama photo above, looking across the East River in New York City (Brooklyn Bridge on the right), is just one of a number of examples of computational photography we describe in Episode #1 of the new Bob’s Tech Talk podcast. I invite you to listen as we discuss this interesting topic.
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