Technically Living Podcast

Technically Living Podcast

www.technicallylivingpodcast.com
A podcast for those interested in getting better at technology in their everyday life. We discuss the best web services, tools, and applications for using the web, staying secure, keeping organized, and getting ahead of the curve.
Radio Silence
May 26 • 7 min
The Technically Living Podcast is working its way back into your podcatcher. Bare with us as we start spinning backup up. We cannot thank you enough for keeping subscribed or finding us since the beginning of the year. Plans for moving forward: We area…
EP 17: The Lesser Known Perks of Amazon Prime Membership
Feb 3 • 13 min
In this episode, I briefly discuss the additional features most people with an Amazon Prime membership might not even know are available to them. The first two are feature enhancements and the rest are some pretty neat additons. Take a…
EP 16: The Technical Details of Auto Detailing with Adam Huber
Jan 20 • 59 min
Adam Huber of Adam Huber’s Detailing talks with us about the software tools and resource that he uses to stay organized in his mobile detailing service as well as keep in touch with and network with his customers. Adam also shares with us details about…
EP 15: Apps For A Great Start To A New Year
Jan 6 • 27 min
Resolutions. Goals. Plans. Routines. Whatever you want to call them, you’ve made them. If you don’t already have some tools to help you start 2017 off on the right foot, you’re in the right place. In this episode, we talk about the dozen or so apps that I…
Who is Excited for Technology in 2017?
Dec 28, 2016 • 4 min
We are starting off 2017 the way the podcast was originally intended. We will hopefully be having interviews of people just like you using technology in their life, family, and business. In future episodes we will discuss with guests the tools they use…
EP 14: Phishing and Social Engineering
Dec 16, 2016 • 17 min
This time of year your email inbox gets filled with invoices, receipts, and shipping notifications more than any other time. Because of that, you are much more likely to receive SPAM and other bogus emails that are ‘phishing’ you to click on links and…
EP 13: Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Services
Dec 9, 2016
Last week we had the amazing opportunity to travel to Las Vegas for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent Conference where across 3 casinos there was training, workshops, certifications and so much more. All the sessions and training were specific to…
Top 5 Apps for Travel - Tech Short (TS7)
Dec 2, 2016 • 9 min
Travel can be stressful. There are hundreds of apps you could use to manage agendas, trip itineraries, and sight-seeing plans. I just spent the week in Las Vegas at AWS re:Invent (more on that later) and I used 5 apps to keep my trip organized and know…
Snapchat Spectacles - Tech Short (TS6)
Nov 22, 2016 • 7 min
Video is getting it’s second wind. ‘Is getting’ is already a little past-tense but Snapchat (or Snap Inc.) is taking it to a new level and they are doing what Google failed to do. And that is make wearable technology cool and fashionable. I don’t even…
EP 12: Make Your Computer More Secure in 10 Minutes
Nov 18, 2016 • 22 min
Imagine for a moment your computer never getting a virus or bogus software installed. Imagine buying a brand new computer on Black Friday or Cyber Monday and 5 years from now it running almost as good as the day you bought it. Sounds lofty right? Well, it…
EP 11: Your Digital Life Held Hostage By Ransomware
Nov 11, 2016 • 18 min
Do you have $100, $600, or $1000 to pay for the release of the files on your computer? Are you even aware that all your important files, photos, and videos could be held hostage at any time? If you don’t take the steps now, once it happens the only option…
The Technically Living Podcast Has A New Home
Nov 4, 2016 • 6 min
If you’re not moving forward, you’re moving backward; and my friends, I am happy to announce in this episode that we are moving forward. If you are listening or reading right now, the podcast has a new home at https://technicallylivingpodcast.com This is…
EP 10: Massive Internet Outage. Attack On The Internet of Things (IoT)
Oct 28, 2016 • 22 min
On October 23rd, 2016 “Half the Internet” went offline.The Cause? - Insecure Internet-connected devices designed to make your life more connected and convenient. This connected mesh of little miscellaneous devices is also known as the “Internet of Things”…
Why would the ‘internet’ go down? - Tech Short (TS5)
Oct 22, 2016 • 4 min
‘IT’ happened again. Not because of this week’s episode (at least I don’t think so) but a big piece of the internet went unresponsive today because of systems with bad or default password configurations. Way more information than I can share in one…
EP 9: Good P@$$w0rDs? No one wants my info… Right?
Oct 21, 2016 • 33 min
As an individual you might wonder “Why would someone want my information?” or “What could a hacker get out of having access to my account?” The truth is, it’s nothing personal 99% of the time. Nefarious people (hackers) might find your information as a…
Yahoo Security Breach - Tech Short (TS4)
Oct 18, 2016 • 4 min
There is light at the end of the tunnel I promise you. However, for the next couple years yet we are all going to be stuck with having to remember a bunch of passwords for a whole plethora of accounts. Some of which we only access once or twice a year.…
EP 8: Pay Friends and Family with a Single Click
Oct 14, 2016 • 13 min
We’ve all been there, having to pay someone back for that soda they bought you or for picking up the dinner tab because you actually did forget your wallet. Maybe you left it in your other purse - who knows? The fact is you owe someone money for something…
EP 7: Hide Yo Kids. Hide Yo Wi-Fi. (Wireless Security)
Oct 7, 2016 • 21 min
Protecting your home wireless network is paramount. Keeping prying eyes and rouge devices off of your personal internet connection in no doubt important but did you know how you have your network configured at home could be affecting how secure you are…
Meerkat Gone. Time for Houseparty…? - Tech Short (TS3)
Oct 4, 2016 • 3 min
Apps come and go. Great ones are a dime-a-dozen but sometimes when a great idea hits the market only to be pushed out by the big guys you get a little bummed out. Meerkat shutdown this last week. I used Meerkat right away and they pretty much got squashed…
And we’re back! Did you miss us? This $#!T is hard.
Sep 29, 2016 • 7 min
I’m not naiveté… I can use classy words, do highly technical tasks, and I can also be pretty crafty. Podcasting is a little different but like everything else I started off making it a little harder than I needed to. I wasn’t going to stop until I hit 10…
Technical Labor Day
Sep 3, 2016 • 7 min
No Excuses! I slacked off this week and I didn’t get a full episode recorded. However, I am excited to announce that I have some great high-quality episodes in the works leading into the end of the year. In this episode I list a dozen or so apps that I…
Google Photos - Tech Short (TS2)
Aug 30, 2016 • 8 min
NOTICE: I apologize about the background noise. I was out enjoying a little outdoors myself while recording this Tech Tuesday Tech Short on Google Photos. Almost everyone I know complains about running out of storage space on their mobile phone. Some…
EP 6: The Thing That Stores the Stuff on My iPhone: Understanding the ‘Cloud’ (2 of 2)
Aug 28, 2016 • 22 min
This is Part 2 and the wrap-up of the question - What is the cloud? We recap what was talked about in last weeks episode as well as try to give a very high-level overview of what cloud services can do for us in our everyday technology exchanges. In this…
Snapchat Memories - Tech Short (TS1)
Aug 23, 2016 • 4 min
Here is the first of a new segment we are introducing called Tech Shorts. This is going to be part of Technical Tuesday, a day where we send out updates, actionable tips, resources, as well as new & noteworthy apps or services from the last one or two…
EP 5: The Thing That Stores the Stuff on My iPhone: Understanding the ‘Cloud’ (1 of 2)
Aug 21, 2016 • 26 min
Cloud computing revolutionized the way we use our technology. We touch multiple cloud services on a daily basis but might not understand how you are using them? Are you using them to their fullest potential? In this part 1 of 2 series we discuss:- What…
EP 4: A Day In A Life Surrounded By Technology with Zak Fick
Aug 14, 2016 • 38 min
Zak Fick is here to talk with us about his view of what life will look like 5 to 10 years into the future. We discuss an entire day from waking up to your coffee starting, not at a scheduled time, but because you actually got out of bed; all the way to…
EP 3: Quick Tip For Getting Paid Mobile Apps For FREE
Aug 7, 2016 • 10 min
PRE-RELEASE EPISODE UPDATE: I had a misfire recording this weeks episode and need to apologize. The tip mentioned in this episode is only available on iOS but I’m not bailing on Android users two weeks in a row. Go here to get all the details on getting…
EP 2: Those Default Apple Apps Made Simple
Jul 31, 2016 • 28 min
Roughly 20% of us use them and unfortunately they are littered with things we don’t want or don’t use. They just take up precious space that we could be using for our photos or music. In this episode I’m talking to iPhone and iPad users about all the apps…
EP 1: Free Tools For Creating Online Presence
Jul 24, 2016 • 21 min
Without free tools, services, and resource some of the most amazing content published online today wouldn’t exist. I believe everyone should be able to have a place online to share their knowledge and build a following in their own corner of the internet.…
EP 0: Introduction To The Technically Living Podcast
Jul 17, 2016 • 6 min
In this first episode I introduce myself and a potential future co-host as well as discuss the future expectations of the show and what you can expect to get out of the Technically Living Podcast. ==================================================== For…