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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.

The Clouds are Bleeding!

Steve Smith talks about the recent Cloudflare issue that resulted from a typo, leading to a potentially unknown amount of data that has been leaked all over the Internet.

Shownotes |  Youtube

The Internet is No Longer Safe

Steve Smith talks about cyber criminals and things we do that are dangerous online.

Shownotes |  Youtube

What is Net Neutrality?

Steve Smith talks about the importance of Net Neutrality and how losing it, will create yet another environment for Class Discrimination.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Benchmark versus Gaming Performance

Steve Smith talks about the primary differences between the synthetic benchmark and the real-world gaming performance we all see, and how the difference is generated.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Call Tech Support the Computer Says

Steve Smith explains why your computer may be asking to call tech support, and what not to do.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Your Computer is Melting, or is it?

Steve Smith talks about safe operating temperatures for your computer components.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Bluetooth Interference and Possible Solutions

Steve Smith explains why Bluetooth Headsets, and other equipment, suffers from interference, glitches, disconnections, and other annoying issues, and possible solutions.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Choppy Video Playback in iTunes

Steve Smith explains how to fix choppy video playback in iTunes, and the solution is ridiculously simple.

Shownotes |  Youtube

5 Things You Should Fix Online in 2017

Steve Smith suggests 5 things you should fix online in 2017.

Shownotes |  Youtube

10 Reasons PC is Better than Console

Steve Smith gives you 10 reasons why he thinks PC is better than consoles.

Shownotes |  Youtube

Darknet Cashes in on a Billion of Yahoo Users

Steve Smith talks about Yahoo's database breach, bad data security policies, and the sale to 3 or more groups on the Dark Web.

Shownotes |  Youtube

What is a Back Door?

Steve Smith talks about the invisible door Governments and Police want to spy on you, and usually without a warrant; and why it can never be completely safe from misuse.

Shownotes |  Youtube