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TQA Weekly Show Notes Archive

A podcast for people who want to understand computers, and technology, learn about purchasing options and acquire new skills.

Video Desktop Background

Steve Smith talks about how to load video and other types of desktop backgrounds using Wallpaper Engine. Replacement for Windows Vista's DreamScene feature.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Connecting Synergy Client to Server

Steve Smith explains why you can't connect the client computers to the server computer using Synergy, and gives you the mystery solution.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Dealing with Pesky Blue Light Before Bed

Steve Smith talks about F.lux, a program designed to deal with blue light related sleeping issues, while letting you get work done, before bed.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Windows 10 Creators Edition Crashes PCs

Steve Smith talks about the Creators Update and Why Microsoft says to wait before updating. Also, provides advice before updating for those who won't listen anyway.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Net Neutrality Win in Canada

Steve Smith talks about the latest win in protecting net neutrality in Canada, and what it means for Canada, and other likeminded countries.

Shownotes |  Youtube

OurMine Hacked MCNs, Not YouTubers

Steve Smith talks about OurMine, YouTubers, and MCNs, and who really was hacked and compromised. Provides a possible solution to avoid this fate yourself.

Shownotes |  Youtube

5 Common Tech Help Questions

Steve Smith talks about 5 common issues that affect most home computer users.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Gaming in 4K

Steve Smith talks about 4K gaming and what you must consider in a 4K Gaming Computer.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Speeding Up Your Home Network

Steve Smith allows you to demonstrate the value of Net Neutrality at home, with your own router, and in return speed up your own connection online.

Shownotes |  Youtube

New Processors Now Windows 10 Only

Steve Smith talks about the best methodology to force users to upgrade their operating system.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Vault 7 Exposed

Steve Smith talks about the Vault 7 document leaks, and what it means for you.

Shownotes |  Youtube

DDOS & Another Typo Brings Down Web

Steve Smith talks about the Amazon S3 outage, and DDOS attack that took down part of Godaddy, and DYN.

Shownotes |  Youtube