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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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    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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    Everyday Tech - Terms and Conditions at Your Own Risk!

    Everyday Tech - Terms and Conditions at Your Own Risk!

    On this week's program, Jeremy and Wiltz talk about the price of lacking IT security, the slippery slope of employers buying your personal data and using it against you, Apple's scanning phones for child sexual abuse images and the odd way they are going about it, electric vehicles, and more!
    THE LINKS:
    Brokered cell location data led to the outing and resignation of a Catholic official - The VergeThe State Department and 3 other US agencies earn a D for cybersecurity | Ars TechnicaApple explains how iPhones will scan photos for child-sexual-abuse images | Ars TechnicaThe FCC finally made a new broadband map of the US - The VergeNorton and Avast are merging into an $8 billion antivirus empire - The VergeThe hacker behind a giant cryptocurrency heist is returning stolen funds | EngadgetSpotify calls off plans to support AirPlay 2, frustrating iPhone users [Updated] | Ars TechnicaXiaomi takes the smartphone sales crown, and Samsung seems unhappy about it | Ars TechnicaUnopened copy of Super Mario Bros. sells for a record $2 million - The VergeThe Amiga is the latest game system to get a mini retro remake - The VergeLow semiconductor supplies may not be the main reason for PS5 shortages | Ars TechnicaFacebook blocks research into political ads, falsely blames FTC privacy order | Ars Technica
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    Everyday Tech - Everyone Hates AT&T

    Everyday Tech - Everyone Hates AT&T

    The boys take several call from listeners about cloud storage, surface-like tablet or laptop options, and of course, everyone's distain for AT&T.
    Here are some tech headlines from the last week:
    YouTube’s “Premium Lite” trial offers ad-free YouTube for €7 a month | Ars TechnicaSpotify is testing whether free users will pay a dollar to skip tracks | EngadgetAmazon is offering $10 in credit for your palm print | EngadgetGoogle TV for Android gets new discovery features and more streaming apps - The VergeValve issues scathing reply over the facts behind a Steam antitrust case | Ars TechnicaZoom to pay $85M for lying about encryption and sending data to Facebook and Google | Ars TechnicaAwful transaction and timing: AT&T finally ditches DirecTV | Ars TechnicaThe State Department and 3 other US agencies earn a D for cybersecurity | Ars TechnicaPutting the PS5’s 10 million sales in context | Ars TechnicaTwitter Spaces updates makes it easier to share and discover live audio | EngadgetHBO returns to Dish's lineup after a protracted absence | EngadgetNetflix thinks games matter more than buying movie studios - The VergeTwitter is testing upvote and downvote buttons on tweets - The VergeClubhouse is no longer invite-only - The VergeFacebook brings cloud games to iPhone, iPad via web app - The VergeTesla will pay $1.5 million to settle Model S battery throttling complaints | EngadgetAmazon handed record $888 million fine from EU data privacy watchdog | EngadgetSgt. Pepper’s to get new Atmos mix because current version ‘doesn’t sound quite right’ - The VergeSpotify’s paid subscribers hit 165M as podcast listening ‘improved modestly’ - The VergeFacebook upgrades Oculus Quest 2 storage and recalls foam face masks - The VergeAmazon reportedly has a ‘key’ to thousands of apartment buildings in US - The VergeMLB will try encrypted transmitters and bone conduction to stop sign stealing - The Verge
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    Everyday Tech - New TVs and Broken Laptops and Flip Phones! Oh my!!!

    Everyday Tech - New TVs and Broken Laptops and Flip Phones! Oh my!!!

    On-Air Date: June 2, 2021
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    • 52 min
    Everyday Tech - Making Applesauce out of Apple

    Everyday Tech - Making Applesauce out of Apple

    It wasn't even planned, buy the boys go on an Apple frustration deep dive that ultimately leads to a confession about cheese.
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    Everyday Tech - The Shifting Sands of TV Streaming

    Everyday Tech - The Shifting Sands of TV Streaming

    Jay and Wiltz do a bit of a recap of the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack, answer a question about what exactly VPN is and how to use it, and talk about AT&T's merging and spinning off of Warner Media and Discovery, while Amazon mulls over a potential $9 billion deal to buy MGM.
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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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