Since 1995, Computer Talk with TAB has been live on the air at one of Hartford’s premier radio stations, WTIC New Talk 1080 AM. Today, you can hear them on 1080 AM, simulcast on 96.5 FM HD 2, and anywhere on the Audacy app.
Join our hosts, Erik and Dennis H. every Saturday between 9:00 and 11:00 am, as they solve, in real-time, the caller’s most challenging computer issues. If you have a computer question of your own, get involved by calling the show, at 1-860-522-WTIC! You can also e-mail them during the show, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Don’t forget to check back here during the show, our live links are updated in real-time by Mike G. These links reflect what has been discussed on the show.
What can Erik and Dennis help you with? Almost anything! From computer hardware to software and everything in between. Do you have a question about WiFi? They can help! Do you have a printer question? Do you have an issue, but you’re not sure how to explain it? Call the show! The guys will do their best to solve your issue, or at least point you in the right direction.
Are you looking to begin a career in IT or upgrade your IT skills? ITPro TV is a great place to start. They offer classes on everything from fundamentals to dedicated learning paths for System Administration. Their courses are fun and engaging!
Each month TAB will host a 10-15 min segment with an edutainer from ITPro. During this segment, they will talk about training and even provide some tips!
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Computer Talk with TAB has been recognized nationally by two different organizations that specialized in media and broadcasting, dotComm Awards, and Talkers.
Click here to read the article from Talkers.
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Here are the links from the most recent show. If you’re on this page during the show, you may want to refresh it often to stay up to date with the links.
Microsoft, Amazon and other tech companies have laid off more than 60,000 employees in the last year [CNBC]
NASA overspent $15m on Oracle software because it was afraid an audit could cost more [The Register]
‘Why do we allow this stuff?’ Jamie Dimon says investing in crypto tokens is like buying ‘pet rocks’ [Fortune]
Cryptominers unable to repay millions in loans are handing over their mining rigs instead [Techspot]
Mass. health officials worked with Google to secretly install COVID “spyware” on 1 million phones, the lawsuit says [Local Today]
This tech CEO fired two engineers for having second full-time jobs, warns they're part of a new trend [ZD Net]
Windows 11 known issues and notifications (scroll down to Aug 2022 for Bitlocker issue [Microsoft Support]
Crypto firm fronted by Matt Damon accidentally transferred $10.5m to a woman instead of $100 refund—and it’s struggling to get it back [Fortune via Yahoo]
Colorado utility company locks 22,000 thermostats in 90 degree weather due to 'energy emergency' [Fox Business]
This Startup Is Selling Tech to Make Call Center Workers Sound Like White Americans [Motherboard/Vice]
Apple employees claim they’re doing ‘exceptional work’ remotely as Tim Cook orders them back. They’re probably wrong [Fortune via Yahoo]
Emergency services call-handling provider: Ransomware forced it to pull servers offline [The Register]
Man seeks to excavate landfill that allegedly has half a billion dollars worth of bitcoin [CBS News]
Bloke robbed of $800,000 in cryptocurrency by fake wallet app wants payback from Google [The Register]
FEMA warns emergency alert systems could be hacked to transmit fake messages unless software is updated [CNN]
View the links from prior shows