Tech Talk

Tech Talk is a weekly podcast of the Tech Talk radio show on KYMN 1080AM in Northfield, MN. TT is broadcast at 11:30 AM on Fridays and rebroadcast at 5:30pm on Sundays.

Tech Talk #6 - Using Gmail - Google's webmail program

If you're online, you've got at least one email account.  Chances are that you've experienced some sort of e-frustration in the past year - too much spam, lost emails, dropped conversations...  In TT #6 we explore Gmail, Google's approach to email and we talk about the unique ideas and strengths that it contains.  If you want to do email faster, better, and more intelligently you should give #6 a listen.

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Tech Talk #5 - Sharing your pictures online with Picasa and Flickr

Everyone has a digital camera nowadays, but what are some good ways to share those pictures with others?  Email it to them?  Print it out and give it to them?   How about uploading it to one of the big photo gallery sites?

In TT#5 we cover Flickr and Picasa, two of the bigger names in the online photo gallery world.  We talk about uploading, sharing, privacy, and even why you'd want to upload them in the first place.

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Tech Talk #4 - All Things Google

Google's online offerings are numerous and trend-setting.  In TT #4 we explore some of Google's web applications (Gmail (webmail), Calendar, and their online office suite) and the benefits of collaboration.

Google has done a good job of leveraging their two main strengths - searching and sharing - to turn the way that we use these tool on their head.

Here's the MP3 file for TT #4!

Tech Talk #3 - Do I need my own website?

TT #3 is out and deals with the question of "Do I need my own website?"

  • What are the advantages of have your own domain name?
  • What are the steps to buying a domain name and creating your own site?
  • Recommendations on finding out 'if you're ready'.

Here's the MP3 file for TT#3...

Tech Talk #2: Social Networking - Facebook, MySpace, Twitter

Tech Talk #2 is out and deals with 'Social Networking' - what is it? How do I do it? Do I want to do it?

Tim and Adam discuss all the popular social media sites and how to get involved, what you can do with it, and ways to share/keep some things private.

Tech Talk #2 for May 15, 2009

Tech Talk #1: Choosing between a laptop/desktop/other and PC/Apple/Other

It's the very first Tech Talk where Tim and Adam discuss the pros and cons of laptops vs. desktops (and the new kid on the block 'netbooks') and the ins and outs of the Mac vs. PC (vs Other) debate.

Tech Talk for May 08, 2009

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