Schedule

Schedule

Sunday, February 1

1422817200 The Tech Guy
1422828000 This Week in Tech

Monday, February 2

1422900000 Tech News Today
1422903600 Triangulation
1422909000 iPad Today
1422921600 Tech News 2Night

Tuesday, February 3

1422986400 Tech News Today
1422990000 MacBreak Weekly
1422997200 Security Now
1423004400 Before You Buy
1423008000 Tech News 2Night
1423011600 All About Android
1423020600 Padre's Corner

Wednesday, February 4

1423067400 FLOSS Weekly
1423072800 Tech News Today
1423076400 Windows Weekly
1423083600 This Week in Google
1423094400 Tech News 2Night
1423096200 Android App Arena
1423101600 Ham Nation

Thursday, February 5

1423159200 Tech News Today
1423162800 Know How...
1423166400 Marketing Mavericks
1423171800 Coding 101
1423175400 Home Theater Geeks
1423180800 Tech News 2Night
1423182600 The Giz Wiz

Friday, February 6

1423245600 Tech News Today
1423249200 This Week in Law
1423267200 Tech News 2Night

Saturday, February 7

1423335600 The Tech Guy

Sunday, February 8

1423422000 The Tech Guy
1423436400 This Week in Tech

Monday, February 9

1423504800 Tech News Today
1423508400 Triangulation
1423513800 iPad Today
1423526400 Tech News 2Night

Tuesday, February 10

1423591200 Tech News Today
1423594800 MacBreak Weekly
1423602000 Security Now
1423609200 Before You Buy
1423612800 Tech News 2Night
1423616400 All About Android
1423625400 Padre's Corner

Most Recent Episodes

The Tech Guy
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Tech News 2Night

AOL makes cuts, Google makes profits, and China builds a greater firewall.

This Week in Law

Can you pirate your own video game?

Tech News Today
Episode #1186: Cyanogen MS? January 30th, 2015

Google and Amazon report financials

This Week in Computer Hardware

NVIDIA and the GTX 970, PCPer VLAN, and Direct X 12 in Windows 10.

The Giz Wiz
Episode #1503: RIP SkyMall January 29th, 2015

Remembering SkyMall.

Tech News 2Night

Social media announcements, Cortana predicts the Super Bowl

Know How...

Back from Daytona, G+ Feedback, and Networking.

Home Theater Geeks

Ultra High Def, the future of TV, and the alliance.

Coding 101

The philosophy of assembly.

Know How... 92

Cognitive Radio, OS X Tips, and Make a GIF

May 8 2014

Will Cognitive Radio be the most advanced form of wireless, OS X tips, make a .gif using Adobe Premiere, and a better way to monitor your camera.

Cognitive Radio

DARPA aims to create a software-based communications system called Cognitive Radio, combined with old drones as wireless hotspots. It could provide un-jammable High-Speed internet to the battlefield or in areas with no ground infrastructure. Article Link Here.

OS X Tips & Tricks

Record Video / Audio
Using Quicktime you can easily do a screen or audio recording.

Animations & Zoom
Hold the "Shift" key and close a window. Wooosh! Silly i know, but hey you can do it. If you use "command" and "+" or "-" you can zoom in or out. Pressing "command" and "0" puts the screen back to normal.

Force Quit
Apps freeze and or crash. You could force close and app using "command" "option / alt" and "esc", but there's another quicker way.
If the app in question is selected, simply click the Apple logo and hold "shift" this will force close the app without the second "Are you sure?"

Hidden Options
Once again clicking the Apple logo brings a drop down, if you look closely you'll see some have "..." which are called ellipses, if a option has and ellipse next to it, that means it'll open a dialogue box. Say you'd rather just skip the dialogue box, hold down option and it will perform the action right away.
Also "About this Mac" switches to "System Information", moving over to the volume option, if you just click the volume button, only a slider appears. But if you hold down "option" it'll display your audio options. If you hold the "option" key while clicking on the WiFi logo, you'll be presented with details about your connection.

Move Menu Icons
It doesn't take long for the menu bar to get cluttered, but you can fix that and organize it to your preferences by holding "command" and dragging the icon where'd you like. If you drag the icon off the bar, it'll disappear in a puff of smoke. One note is that 3rd party icons can't be moved. If you accidentally delete an icon, don't worry in the settings you can still re-enable.

Login Items
Open up Settings, and go to Users & Groups, in your User, click on "Login Items". Here you'll see a list of programs load on boot up. Here you can get rid of programs by hitting the "-" button at the bottom. You can also add programs to launch at start by hitting the "+" button.

Permissions
Without getting too deep into it, if you're getting some weird errors and your Mac seems to be running sluggish one thing to try without having to alter any hardware is to Verify and Repair your Permissions.
In Spotlight search for "Disk Utility" or navigate to "Applications > Utilities > Disk Utility" here you click on your HD, and press the "Verify Disk Permissions" this can take a few minutes. Once finished you'll see a list of permissions needed to be fixed. Click the "Repair Disk Permissions" this will also take a few minutes.

CCleaner
Here's a program that I've used for quite awhile on the PC, CCleaner is a program that can help streamline cleaning, uninstalling, startup programs, and also repairing permissions. Running the cleaner will clear out your cache of cookies, download history, trash and whatever else you have selected on the list.

Create a GIF in Premiere

Export as a animated .gif

Monitor for Your Camera

Marshall M-CT5 5 Portable Camera-Top Field Monitor

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