Computer Guys http://kcur.org en Computer Guys: Apps & Tablets http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-apps-tablets <p>It is expected that there will be 68.5 million more tablets in this world by the end of this year, providing roughly <a href="http://www.ce.org/News/News-Releases/Press-Releases/2012-Press-Releases/CE-Industry-Yearly-Revenues-Expected-to-Surpass-$2.aspx">$29.1 billion in sales</a>.&nbsp; Mon, 17 Dec 2012 00:50:43 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton & Jabulani Leffall 29117 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: Apps & Tablets Computer Guys: Threads Stretched To The Limits http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-threads-stretched-limits <p></p><p> <span lang="en-US"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;">The internet is<font size="3"> a l<font size="3">imitless source of information and has<font size="3"> provided <font size="3">us a new avenue<font size="3"> for dialog and discussion<font size="3">.&nbsp; But, when <font size="3">conversations are logged in<font size="3"> perpetuity, </font></font></font></font></font></font></font></font></span></font></span><span lang="en-US"><font face="Times New Roman,serif" size="3"><span style="font-size:12pt;"><font size="3"><font size="3"><font size="3"><font size="3"><font size="3"><font size="3"><font size="3"><font size="3"><font size="3">ope<font size="3">n</font> to the world<font size="3"> and neve<font size="3">r end</font></font>ing, do they lose<font size="3"> rele<font size="3">vance<font size="3">?</font></font></font></font></font></font></font></font></font></font></font></font></span></font></span></p><p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 00:13:27 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton & Jabulani Leffall 27793 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: Threads Stretched To The Limits Computer Guys: OS Monogamy And Special Needs Accessibility http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-os-monogamy-and-special-needs-accessibility <p>For the longest time the Microsoft Windows Operating System (OS) was the dominant player in computing.&nbsp; Then Apple introduced its OS and has since overtaken Microsoft. Sun, 21 Oct 2012 20:54:45 +0000 Jabulani Leffall & Danie Alexander 26333 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: OS Monogamy And Special Needs Accessibility Computer Guys: Data Storage http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-data-storage <div class="card-content"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden "><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>On this Monday's <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard">Central Standard</a>, </em>learn about data centers and cloud storage. Just how secure is our data?</p><p>We'll also discuss Apple's new iPhone5, and the upcoming iPad Mini. Plus, news on new ultra-high-definition television. Join us as we discuss these and other technology news headlines with the <a href="http://kcur.org/topic/computer-guys">Computer Guys</a>, I.T. Pro <strong>Thos. O'Brien</strong> and Mac expert <strong>George </strong><strong>Costello.</strong> Mon, 17 Sep 2012 01:19:15 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon & Jabulani Leffall 24587 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: Data Storage Computer Guys: Technology News Galore http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-technology-news-galore <p>On this Monday&#39;s <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard">Central Standard</a>, </em>learn about the new <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/26/world/europe/in-sweden-taking-file-sharing-to-heart-and-to-church.html?pagewanted=all">Swedish religion </a>with a central dogma that file sharing is sacred.</p><p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 22:43:41 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 22603 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: Technology News Galore Computer Guys: Application Permissions http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-application-permissions <p>Have you ever wondered why your flashlight app wants to know your exact location? Why the cute cat video wants to post on your Facebook wall? And how annoying is when your finance software asks your mom for gas money? On this Monday&#39;s <em><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard">Central Standard</a>,</em> a look at what we give permission to and why.</p><p> Mon, 23 Jul 2012 14:50:07 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 21475 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: Application Permissions Computer Guys: Appy Hour http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-appy-hour <p>On this Monday&#39;s<strong> <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><em>Central Standard</em></a></strong>, join the Computer Guys for <em>Appy Hour. </em>We&#39;ll discuss apps that can make your life easier, or provide endless hours of distraction.</p><p><em> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 19:29:13 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 19086 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: Appy Hour Computer Guys: The Internet Of Things http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-internet-things <p>As of 2008, the number of inanimate objects connected to the Internet exceeded the world population. Experts predict that by the year 2020, there will be more than 50 billion things, from animals to toasters, connected to the web.</p><p> Mon, 14 May 2012 14:42:23 +0000 Andrea Silenzi, Jabulani Leffall & Charlie Upchurch 17610 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: The Internet Of Things Computer Guys: What Privacy? http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-what-privacy <p>In a world where we might all someday wear glasses that check the weather, give us directions, and let us take photos&hellip; where do you draw the line? Mon, 16 Apr 2012 18:28:17 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 16036 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: What Privacy? Computer Guys: Tech Tools For Entrepreneurs http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-tech-tools-entrepreneurs <p>On this Monday&#39;s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/centralstandard"><strong><em>Central Standard</em></strong></a>, a look at the technology tools available to help you launch your new business. Mon, 26 Mar 2012 18:13:03 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 14755 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: Tech Tools For Entrepreneurs Computer Guys: Cyber Security http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-cyber-security <p>A look at cyber thieves. How are big companies hacked? How are cyber criminals found and prosecuted? And what can we do to better protect our personal data?</p> Mon, 13 Feb 2012 21:16:18 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 12387 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: Cyber Security Computer Guys: Who Controls the Net? http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-who-controls-net <p>Join Kansas City Star reporter Scott Canon, and Computer Guys Thos. O'Brien and George Costello for this Thursday's Central Standard, exploring technology headlines.</p> Wed, 25 Jan 2012 23:47:25 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 11480 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: Who Controls the Net? Tech Jobs: The Ticket to the Easy Life? http://kcur.org/post/tech-jobs-ticket-easy-life <p>In this episode of Central Standard, we ask if all IT jobs are handsomely paid and future-proof.</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2011 16:00:59 +0000 Andrea Silenzi & Jabulani Leffall 8844 at http://kcur.org Tech Jobs: The Ticket to the Easy Life? Computer Guys: Patent Law http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-patent-law <p>There&#39;s a lot more to that One-Click buying button you see on Amazon.com than just easier online shopping. Behind the scenes, lawsuits rage and those who develop new technology scramble for patents. For this show, the <a href="http://kcur.org/term/computer-guys"><strong>Computer Guys</strong></a>, <strong>George Costelle</strong> and <strong>Thos. O&#39;Brian</strong>, stop by and are bringing along <strong>Jim Kernell</strong>, a Patent/IP attorney.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Mon, 10 Oct 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Charlie Upchurch 13308 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: Patent Law Using Technology To Travel http://kcur.org/post/using-technology-travel <p><span style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 12px; ">If you have a smartphone, it probably goes everywhere with you&hellip; but, what if you&rsquo;re leaving the country? Can you charge your iPad in Costa Rica? And much will your mobile phone company charge for roaming in Malaysia? Join the<a href="http://kcur.org/term/computer-guys"> <strong>Computer Guys</strong></a> as they search for the best ways to avoid technology snafus on your travels abroad.</span></p> Mon, 19 Sep 2011 18:00:00 +0000 Charlie Upchurch 14117 at http://kcur.org Using Technology To Travel Computer Guys: The True Cost of a Computer Virus http://kcur.org/post/computer-guys-true-cost-computer-virus <p>Today on the show, we ask the <strong>Computer Guys</strong> to tell us everything they know about how we can protect ourselves from a computer virus, and exactly how much that should cost. Is free antivirus software more expensive than the paid version? Where can you get a reliable rating of the various anti-virus products, and what devices need protecting? Is there an anti-virus pill you can take?</p> Mon, 15 Aug 2011 17:00:00 +0000 Charlie Upchurch 12992 at http://kcur.org Computer Guys: The True Cost of a Computer Virus