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Everyday Tech is MPB Think Radio's weekly program about consumer technology.
Wiltz is an IT expert. Jeremy is a computer repair ace. Jay is the show's host. All three guys love to tinker with the latest tech gadgets.
Each episode the guys talk about the last news, issues, and products in consumer technology, and they troubleshoot problems posed by the show's callers.
Everyday Tech airs Wednesday mornings at 11e/10c on Mississippi Public Broadcasting's Think Radio network, can be seen on MPB Think Radio's YouTube channel, and can be heard live or on demand on the MPB Public Media App, and streamed on MPBOnline.org.
The stations of the MPB Think Radio Network are:
WMAE-FM 89.5 Tupelo
WMAV-FM 90.3 Oxford
WMAB-FM 89.9 Starkville
WMAO-FM 90.9 Greenwood
WMAW-FM 88.1 Meridian
WMPN-FM 91.3 Jackson
WMAU-FM 88.9 Natchez/McComb
WMAH-FM 90.3 Biloxi/Gulfport


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Everyday Tech MPB Think Radio

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Everyday Tech is MPB Think Radio's weekly program about consumer technology.
Wiltz is an IT expert. Jeremy is a computer repair ace. Jay is the show's host. All three guys love to tinker with the latest tech gadgets.
Each episode the guys talk about the last news, issues, and products in consumer technology, and they troubleshoot problems posed by the show's callers.
Everyday Tech airs Wednesday mornings at 11e/10c on Mississippi Public Broadcasting's Think Radio network, can be seen on MPB Think Radio's YouTube channel, and can be heard live or on demand on the MPB Public Media App, and streamed on MPBOnline.org.
The stations of the MPB Think Radio Network are:
WMAE-FM 89.5 Tupelo
WMAV-FM 90.3 Oxford
WMAB-FM 89.9 Starkville
WMAO-FM 90.9 Greenwood
WMAW-FM 88.1 Meridian
WMPN-FM 91.3 Jackson
WMAU-FM 88.9 Natchez/McComb
WMAH-FM 90.3 Biloxi/Gulfport


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    A lost hiker ignored rescuers' phone calls, thinking they were spam...
    Everyday Tech is MPB Think Radio's show about consumer tech, and your very own personal IT department - all wrapped up into one convenient package.
    Jeremy will help you fix it, and Wiltz will help you keep it safe...and both can actually do either, so we're in good hands!

    TECH STORIES OF THE LAST WEEK:
    The US Copyright Office just struck a blow for the right to repairSpotify expects to have over 400M users by the end of the yearGoogle Stadia tries something new: a free 30-minute game trialBiden appoints Jessica Rosenworcel to officially lead the FCCPhotoshop's new NFT button could prove you're the real digital artistA lost hiker ignored rescuers' phone calls, thinking they were spam
    LAST WEEK:
    Instagram's outages were so bad the app will now alert users when the service goes downApple is appealing the Epic Games ruling it originally called a 'resounding victory''All of this happened very fast': How a routine event brought everything down at Facebook | ZDNetTelegram gains 70M new users in just one day after Facebook outageAmazon is reportedly working on a smart fridgeGoogle is about to turn on two-factor authentication by default for millions of usersNetflix launches "Play Something" for Android usersYouTube Music will launch free background listening starting in Canada


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    • 52 min
    Everyday Tech - Facebook Had A Really Bad Day

    Everyday Tech - Facebook Had A Really Bad Day

    This week on Everyday Tech:
    How a routine event brought down Facebook...How Telegram gained 70,000,000 users in one day...Google trolls Bing about Bing searches for GoogleYouTube TV and NBC Universal build a temporary bridge to nowhere...and You can now buy a keyboard that just copies and pastes.'All of this happened very fast': How a routine event brought everything down at Facebook | ZDNet
    Telegram gains 70M new users in just one day after Facebook outage
    Amazon is reportedly working on a smart fridge
    Google is about to turn on two-factor authentication by default for millions of users
    Netflix launches "Play Something" for Android users
    YouTube Music will launch free background listening starting in Canada
    Blue Origin is officially sending William Shatner to space
    Amazon Prime members can now send gifts with just a phone number or email address
    Google says Bing users search for Google more than anything else
    YouTube TV and NBCUniversal agree to 'short' extension to avoid channels disappearing
    Pixel phones can automatically record and upload video in an emergency
    FCC considers new rules to stop scammers from hijacking your cell phone
    Facebook will now let you make group chats across Instagram and Messenger
    You can now buy a keyboard that only copies and pastes
    Alphabet's laser-Internet system has sent 700TB of data with 99.9% uptime

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    • 51 min
    Everyday Tech - Universal USB-C?

    Everyday Tech - Universal USB-C?

    This week on Everyday Tech:
    The EU is pushing for across the board USB-C ports, including iPhonesAustralia’s Top Court Finds Media Companies Liable for Other People’s Facebook CommentsMicrosoft's Windows store is now open to third-party app storesRoblox and music publishers settle $200 million copyright lawsuitRoblox and music publishers settle $200 million copyright lawsuit | Engadget
    Microsoft's Windows store is now open to third-party app stores | Engadget
    https://www.wsj.com/articles/australias-top-court-finds-media-companies-liable-for-other-peoples-facebook-comments-11631096115?mod=article_inline
    EU proposes mandatory USB-C on all devices, including iPhones
    Your Ring doorbell can now tell you when you have a package on your doorstep
    CNN restricts access to its Facebook pages in Australia | Engadget
    Alphabet's laser-Internet system has sent 700TB of data with 99.9% uptime
    Android 6 and up will start stripping unused apps' permissions
    $5.9 million ransomware attack on farming co-op may cause food shortage
    Amazon has banned over 600 Chinese brands as part of review fraud crackdown | Engadget
    Roku's new Streaming Stick 4K gets Dolby Vision, HDR10+ and better Wi-Fi | Engadget
    Microsoft Start is a personalized news feed designed for Windows 11, mobile, and more

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    • 52 min
    Everyday Tech - Only 3 hours of gaming a week?!?

    Everyday Tech - Only 3 hours of gaming a week?!?

    This week on Everyday Tech:
    A guy unlocked almost 2,000,000 AT&T phonesDoor Dash introduces on-demand alcohol deliveryTwitter will pay over $800,000,000 in an anti-trust lawsuitiOS 15 is out, we'll have some of the new perksChina is severely restricting teens access to gaming, are they on to something?and a ransomware attack on a farming co-op?Alphabet's laser-Internet system has sent 700TB of data with 99.9% uptime
    Android 6 and up will start stripping unused apps' permissions
    $5.9 million ransomware attack on farming co-op may cause food shortage
    Man who unlocked 1.9 million AT&T phones sentenced to 12 years in prison | Engadget
    Amazon has banned over 600 Chinese brands as part of review fraud crackdown | Engadget
    TikTok owner ByteDance limits younger users to 40 minutes a day in China | Engadget
    Roku's new Streaming Stick 4K gets Dolby Vision, HDR10+ and better Wi-Fi | Engadget
    DoorDash expands alcohol deliveries to 20 states and DC | Engadget
    Twitter will pay over $800 million to settle a class action suit | Engadget
    iOS 15 is now available | Engadget
    Microsoft Start is a personalized news feed designed for Windows 11, mobile, and more

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    • 51 min
    Everyday Tech - The New iPhone 13 is here!

    Everyday Tech - The New iPhone 13 is here!

    This week on Everyday Tech:
    The headline is the new iPhone 13Battery, storage and camera upgrades are heremacro photography and cinematic videoWhat apple phones will get a price drop and which will be discontinuedThe iPhone 13 lineup and everything else just announced: Our Apple event recap
    iPhone 13 is here, and Apple upgraded the battery, storage and cameras
    iPhone 13 Pro cameras: Why this pro photographer is excited for Apple's new flagship
    iPhone 13 price and preorders: How to get Apple's new phones for $0, starting Friday
    Older iPhone prices slashed: All the discounts and which phones Apple's getting rid of
    iPhone 13 battery life adds several hours to a single charge, Apple says
    Ford, Argo, and Walmart are bringing robo-delivery to three US cities
    Microsoft Start is a personalized news feed designed for Windows 11, mobile, and more
    WhatsApp fined $267 million for breaching EU privacy law
    Twitter has plans to let users hide their old tweets


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    • 51 min
    Everyday Tech - Apple and its Fight Against Child Predators

    Everyday Tech - Apple and its Fight Against Child Predators

    On this week's show:
    Apple has delayed its controversial child protection features, Jeremy has thoughts...Hulu is raising its prices again...YouTube says it has 50 million premium subscribers...Speaking of YouTube, TikTok has overtaken the tube in average watch time...GM has temporarily shut down North American factories because of the chip shortage...and...AI computers cannot patent their own inventions...yet.
    This week's tech news links:
    Apple delays controversial child protection features after privacy outcryHulu Is Raising Its Prices Again Oct. 8Why You Should Stop Using Your Facebook Messenger AppYouTube reports having 50 million Premium and Music subscribersTikTok reportedly overtakes YouTube in US average watch timeAI computers can’t patent their own inventions — yet — a US judge rulesGM temporarily shuts down North American factories because of chip shortageMicrosoft Start is a personalized news feed designed for Windows 11, mobile, and moreTwitter is testing an official ‘soft block’ featureWhatsApp fined $267 million for breaching EU privacy lawTexas is set to pass a new law banning Facebook from censoring conservativesTwitter has plans to let users hide their old tweets
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    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

4.2 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

(Mario500) ,

A Review of "Everyday Tech"

I had often found what I had believed to had been some broadcasts and recordings of this "Everyday Tech" to had been very interesting, entertaining, informative, and pleasant.

SoapBoxMeme ,

2 out of 3

Jay is a great host, Jeremy is very knowledgeable, and Wiltz is incompetent.

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