Tech News and Commentary
In this hour Dave and the Into Tomorrow team discuss FCC’s requirements for AT&T and Dish to merge, Amazon drones trying to actually fly, replacing parts on older laptops, Mark’s Into Gaming feature, the team spotlight portable power for phones, Avery Burdette, Product Manager of Music Production at Yamaha brings us the latest on musical instruments, sound reinforcement, and home entertainment, Chris talked about the coming of the VCR, we helped a listener sync the perpetually hated iTunes with his Android phone, and we talked about smartphone antiviruses, and apps to help your time sheets.
Listener Atul in Santa Clara, California listens on KLIV 1590 AM and needs to replace the battery on his old laptop, we tell him where he can look for replacements.
Mark brought us the latest edition of his Into Gaming Feature, and the team discussed battery cases for smartphones, to keep your phone charged on the go.
Chris reminded us of the birth of the VCR and it’s introduction at IFA in 1973.
Karl in Rapid City, South Dakota listens to the podcasts and wants to sync his iTunes music to his Android phone. We give him apps and methods to get that done.
Vince in Albuquerque, New Mexico wants to know if Verizon’s antivirus suite for his Android phone is worth having, or if they’re just promoting their own app. We give him the pros and cons of the app, and tell him whether he needs it at all.
Ben in North Carolina listens on WPTF 680 needs app recommendations to make adding and subtracting time easier. We give him our choices for the task.
When you participate on the show – anytime 24/7 – and we HEAR you with any consumer tech question, comment, help for another listener, tech rage or just share your favorite App these days … these are among the prizes you can receive this week:
Kensington: SoleMate Comfort Footrest – Helps eliminate foot pressure points & strain while working @ your computer
Mota: Battery Case for iPhone 6 charges and protects your iPhone without adding bulk
Verykool: s6001 Phablet – Unlocked GSM phone with Android OS and 6-inch display
TYLT: Flyp-Duo – Reversible USB cables for Charging & Syncing with BOTH Lightning & Micro USB connectors!perfect for selfies!