Your Technology Tutor
Your Technology Tutor - Chet Davis shares technology tips you can use, in plain language you can understand. Learn to become more successful using your personal tech tools like the iPhone, Mac computers, video cameras & editing, and digital photography.

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In this episode Your Technology Tutor - Chet Davis provides an introduction to the Cloud.  

He breaks down "The Cloud" into three separate topics:

1. Cloud Synchronization - synchronizing data between devices, either your own or with family/work partners.

2. Cloud Backups - using the internet to back-up files and data from your computer, and your mobile device/s.

3. Cloud Computing - using cloud based application software (and storing your data/files in the cloud).

Direct download: YTT_Podcast_Cloud_Demystified2.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:11pm PDT

 

In this program we'll learn the fundamentals about Web Browsers- the software that enables us to connect to and navigate (surf) the Web or Internet.  We'll start with a brief explanation of Web Browser software and cover some of the main features and functions, touch on suggestions for staying secure while browsing the web and a brief conversation on the major web browsers.

Show notes are available at http://www.YourTechnologyTutor.com/Radioshow-14

Direct download: YourTech_Tutor_Podcast_14_WebBrowsers.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 2:49pm PDT

Staying Connected With Your SmartPhone Traveling Internationally

 

In this program we'll learn the different methods on how you can stay connected while traveling internationally with your iPhone or other SmartPhone.  First we'll take an overview of the quick difference between Cellular and WiFi connectivity & service, touch on the hardware differences between phones (World Phone vs. Global Phone) and then we'll review the primary methods of connecting with your SmartPhone internationally . Show notes are available at http://www.YourTechnologyTutor.com/Radioshow-13

Direct download: YTT_Podcast_13_SmartPhoneInternational_Connections.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 10:26am PDT

Understanding the Technology Behind Sharing Video on the Internet

In this program we explore the technology behind sharing your videos over the internet. We'll look at a primer on Video Compression and gain an understanding of CODECS and Container Formats. Lastly Chet shares some specific websites for sharing videos.  Specific info mentioned in the program relate to YouTube, Facebook, Picasa, Flickr, SmugMug.
Show notes are available at http://www.YourTechnologyTutor.com/12

Direct download: Your_Tech_Tutor_Technology_Behind_Video_Sharing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:14pm PDT

In this episode Chet Davis shares what he considers the fundamentals of digital video technology. Understanding the topics like Frame Rate, Resolution, Color Standard and more can help you ensure your video camera is properly set for your next project.

You will find show notes with links from this episode on Chet's website: http://www.YourTechnologyTutor.com/11

Direct download: Your_Tech_Tutor_Fundamentals_of_Video_Technology.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:40pm PDT

In this episode Chet Davis shares some of the most common computer tech support problems or issues folks encounter and the solutions to them. Whether you are using a Mac computer or a Windows compputer, laptop or desktop - you will learn remedies for some of the most common issues that we computer users experience.
Links presented in the program, along with a summary and additional notes and resources will be posted in the show notes available at www.YourTechnologyTutor.com/10

Direct download: Your_Tech_Tutor_Computer_Tech_Support_Issues_Solutions.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:09pm PDT

In this episode Chet discusses answers to 16 common questions asked by folks who are new to Digital Photography. This program is ideal for those who are new to digital photography, or who have had a digital camera but wish to learn more about some of the fundamentals, settings, etc.

Links presented in the program, along with a summary and additional  notes and resources will be posted in the show notes available at  www.YourTechnologyTutor.com/9

Direct download: Episode_9_Common_Digital_Photography_Questions.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00am PDT

In this episode Chet Davis covers some cool, fun and very useful/helpful things you can do inside Google Search besides using it for a web search.

You will find the show notes for this episode on this webpage: http://yourtechnologytutor.com/8

Direct download: YTT_Podcast_8_Google_Beyond_Search.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:39pm PDT

Chet provides you with an overview of the best methods to share your photos using internet tools, with some specific tips for using Email and mentions his favorite services/website for sharing photos

Links presented in the program, along with a summary and additional notes and resources will be posted in the show notes available at www.YourTEchnologyTutor.com/7
Direct download: Your_Tech_Tutor_Sharing_Your_Photos_Via_Email_Internet.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 11:42am PDT

So many of us use eMail (or Electronic Mail) to share information, documents, photos and video in both our personal and professional lives. In this program Chet Davis shares the most common mistakes (a lot of folks make today) when using email and tips for how to avoid these pratfalls. This is very important for any of us using email for business communications but also when communicating with our different groups like friends and family, and community groups.
Resources discussed along with a summary of the show are found in the Show Notes here: http://yourtechnologytutor.com/6/
Direct download: Common_Email_Mistakes_To_Avoid.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 1:23pm PDT

Chet Davis provides an introduction to your Home Computer Network - this program is for the non-techie folks who want to have a better understand the basics of home networking. Chet provides an introduction to the main components (equipment) used in your home network and gives tips for keeping your network secure.
You will find supplementary information for this program in the show notes: http://yourtechnologytutor.com/5/


Direct download: YourTechnologyTutor_Episode5.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 4:30pm PDT

In this episode, Chet Davis presents info to help you better understand flash memory, especially SD card technology.  These are the little postage stamp sized cards that many of our digital cameras, digital video cameras and even Smart Phones use.  Additional info & links presented in the program can be found in the show notes: http://yourtechnologytutor.com/4/

Direct download: Your_Technology_Tutor_Episode4_SD_Cards.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:30am PDT

In this episode, Chet Davis shares suggestions for cleaning your tech tools & toys, from mobile devices like the iPhone, tablets & pads – to desktop/laptop computers and even big screen TVs. Links and additional info can be found in the show notes here: http://yourtechnologytutor.com/3/

Direct download: Your_Tech_Tutor_Keeping_Your_Tech_Clean.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Chet Davis shares information about passwords, why they're outdated and how they are commonly compromised. But of particular importance - you will learn tips and suggestions for using passwords to keep your digital information as secure as possible. Show notes available at http://www.YourTechnologyTutor.com/2
Direct download: Your_Tech_Tutor_Passwords_What_s_Secure_How_to_Manage.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 12:00am PDT

Chet Davis shares thoughts about ten gadgets and tools that have been made obselete by our Smartphones, with reference to specific, helpful applications or Apps for your SmartPhone.  Show Notes for this program can be found here: http://yourtechnologytutor.com/1/

Direct download: Your_Tech_Tutor_Gadgets_Made_Obsolete_by_our_Smartphones.mp3
Category:Technology -- posted at: 9:00pm PDT

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