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Tech Talker's Quick and Dirty Tips to Navigate the Digital World

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Tech Talker demystifies technology and cutting edge devices so that even the most tech illiterate can understand what's going on with their computer or smartphone - and what to do when something goes wrong. In this podcast you will get answers to some of the biggest questions people have when dealing with technology. You'll learn new shortcuts, how to decode technical jargon, which gadgets to buy and which to skip, and even how to defend yourself against the dark arts (hackers). No matter if you use Mac, Windows, or even Linux, all are welcome and supported here.

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Tech Talker demystifies technology and cutting edge devices so that even the most tech illiterate can understand what's going on with their computer or smartphone - and what to do when something goes wrong. In this podcast you will get answers to some of the biggest questions people have when dealing with technology. You'll learn new shortcuts, how to decode technical jargon, which gadgets to buy and which to skip, and even how to defend yourself against the dark arts (hackers). No matter if you use Mac, Windows, or even Linux, all are welcome and supported here.

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Love this! ...Very helpful!

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By monkeypandapants - Nov 20 2015
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Informational and easy to navigate all computer issues with this podcast.

iTunes Ratings

116 Ratings
Average Ratings
79
14
12
5
6

Yay!

By 2bDanish - Feb 25 2016
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Love this! ...Very helpful!

Fun

By monkeypandapants - Nov 20 2015
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Informational and easy to navigate all computer issues with this podcast.

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Tech Talker's Quick and Dirty Tips to Navigate the Digital World

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Tech Talker demystifies technology and cutting edge devices so that even the most tech illiterate can understand what's going on with their computer or smartphone - and what to do when something goes wrong. In this podcast you will get answers to some of the biggest questions people have when dealing with technology. You'll learn new shortcuts, how to decode technical jargon, which gadgets to buy and which to skip, and even how to defend yourself against the dark arts (hackers). No matter if you use Mac, Windows, or even Linux, all are welcome and supported here.

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