The Computer Guys

The Computer Guys is a segment on Central Standard for listeners looking for insight into the tools that make our lives more efficient.

George Costello is a past president of MacCORE, the Macintosh user group, and a well-known and highly regarded independent Mac consultant.

Thomas O'Brien is CEO of IDEOLITY, a firm that supports I.T. infrastructure environments of nonprofit organizations and values-driven businesses. He's also a managing partner for BOLD Internet Solutions.

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Central Standard
1:00 pm
Mon September 19, 2011

Using Technology To Travel

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If you have a smartphone, it probably goes everywhere with you… but, what if you’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 Computer Guys as they search for the best ways to avoid technology snafus on your travels abroad.

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Central Standard
12:00 pm
Mon August 15, 2011

Computer Guys: The True Cost of a Computer Virus

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Today on the show, we ask the Computer Guys 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?

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