Making sense of technology by breaking down “geek speak into street speak."
Sneak Peek! The New ASUS ExpertBooks Laptops Debuting Next Month
* Don’t trust your business to any ‘ol laptop. ASUS’s Beca Truong joins us to share what’s new with ExpertBooks
* Have trouble falling or staying asleep? Learn all about Wesper sleep kits on today’s program
* We’ll also hear about WhereiPark, a popular platform that connects those with parking spots to rent with those who need ‘em
* We have another $100 Hotels.com giveaway, so tune into the podcast to hear how to enter. Good luck!
Get OnStar, Even if You Don’t Drive a GM (Works on Foot Too!)
· Learn all about OnStar Guardian, the new app for up to 7 family members and friends, to help you behind the wheel or outside of the vehicle.
· Seen those trendy Nanoleaf smart light panels for your wall? Learn what’s new with the CEO from the company.
· Need some fun summer ideas? We talk with lifestyle expert and author Meredith Sinclair, who penned the book, Well Played: The Ultimate Guide to Awakening Your Family's Playful Spirit
· Ransomware attacks, Big News! I discuss the importance of proactively backing up your files. Consider a WD hard drive, SSD, or SanDisk USB flash drive
Hit With Ransomware? DON'T PAY!
* Find out why you should never pay if a cybercriminal locks down your files and demands a ransom. We’re joined by ESET’s Tony Anscombe
*Wall Stories are cartoon decals for a child’s wall – but comes alive through an augmented reality app
*LG joins us to chat about OLED TV and why it’s the definitive technology for enjoying TV shows, movies, sports, and games
*Hotels.com is giving away another $100 gift card. Find out in the show how to be eligible for the random draw. It’s super easy (but you need to be 18+ and in the U.S.)
"Fake News"? What About Fake REVIEWS?
* Be wary of the reviews you read online, as they may be fake. We talk with Nixplay about the problem.
* Tech expert Amber Mac joins us to share some summer tech ideas, and I also share some picks, too.
* Learn all about Pastimes, a trendy new app for meeting new people and enjoying the great outdoors.
* Congrats to Andrea Anderson, the winner of the Hotels.com $100 gift card! We’ll give away three more this summer. Stay tuned.
We Chat with Prez of Nintendo of America! Hotels.com Giveaway, E3 highlights & More
* Congratulations to Jessica DiPalma, winner of the ASUS VivoBook Flip 14, commemorating the 200th episode of Tech It Out last week
* We talk with the Doug Bowser, President of Nintendo of America, on E3 highlights
* Alan Lewis from Take-Two Interactive joins us to talk about video game diversity, equity and inclusion
* Hotels.com has a new campaign that can save you serious money, plus we’re giving away a $100 Hotels.com gift card
* I share some gadget gift ideas for Dads and Grads (yep, Father’s Day is this weekend)
* Tech lifestyle expert Carley Knobloch stops by with some fun summer tech picks
Our 200th Show! Hear How to Enter to Win an ASUS VivoBook Flip 14 Laptop!
* Thank you to everyone for your support on Tech It Out. This is our 200th episode! To commemorate the milestone, ASUS is giving away a sleek convertible laptop. Listen to the show for details.
* Western Digital chats with us about the benefits of local storage versus the cloud (and a hybrid approach to protecting your files)
* LG’s new high-tech refrigerators have “cool” features, including the ability to create 2-inch spherical ice – perfect for cocktails.
* Antstream Arcade is a new cloud-based retro gaming service that is currently free to play. Give these classic games a spin!
* Tech lifestyle expert Mario Armstrong joins us to talk about some gadget gift ideas for dads and grads (Father’s Day and college graduates)