Everyday Tech

Everyday Tech
By MPB Think Radio
About this podcast
Will a cell phone that fell in water still work? How can you tell if it’s safe to shop on a certain website? With the fast-paced and ever-evolving world of technology, it’s practically impossible to tackle it all alone, so Everyday Tech is here to help you navigate it all! From computer viruses to cell phone batteries to your social media accounts, MPB’s Digital Media Director Ashley Jefcoat is here to answer your everyday questions about your everyday technology. With delightful hosts and calls from our viewers, Everyday Tech proves to be both helpful and enlightening in the world of technology.

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Let’s face it…printers can be a major source of frustration at home and at the office. It seems to know when you are running late for an appointment and need that one page printed out before rushing out the door. Today we will discuss several paperless options, along with ways to make those times when you simply need it printed much less frustrating.
Feb. 8, 2018
Technology continues to change our world in more ways than we could never imagine and many of the advances in technology have a focus on helping us all stand up, get out, and get moving. So today we’re discussing Exercise Tech and how it is changing the way we workout.
Feb. 1, 2018
The Internet has been an amazing invention that has changed the world in more ways than we can think of but unfortunately, not all of those ways, have been positive. We can connect to people faster, find things easier, and transfer information at the speed of light. Because so much of our private lives and information get transferred over the internet, Safer Internet Day was created to remind us to protect ourselves from dangers and to help make the internet a little safer for everyone. So today on Everyday Tech we are going to talk about ways that you and your family can be safer and more responsible when using the internet.
Feb. 1, 2018
It's Tax Time on Everyday Tech, so today we will discuss ways technology can help make filing your taxes just a little bit easier with our special guest, Emilie Cornell, CPA and Cost Accountant for Nucor Steel in Flowood.
Jan. 10, 2018
On today’s show, we’re discussing a very serious topic, Spectre and Meltdown which are the latest attacks against technology. Everything from how it happened and what IT actually is, to where the vulnerabilities will occur and what you can do about it. Find out what you can do to protect yourself and more on this episode of Everyday Tech.
Dec. 20, 2017
Christmas has certainly changed over the years thanks to the increase in technology so on today’s show, we’re going to take an inside look at how advances in technology have made our holiday celebrations a bit different. We’ll discuss everything from decorations and Christmas cards to cooking that big meal and even coming home for the holidays. Merry Christmas from all of us here at Everyday Tech and MPB Think Radio!!!
Dec. 14, 2017
Online shopping has revolutionized the shopping experience, and leading the pack are the folks at Amazon. So today we’re taking an inside look at the internet’s largest retailer to see is there more to Amazon than just good prices and quick shipping.
Dec. 6, 2017
The #1 priority for families everywhere is keeping your family as safe as possible so we’re taking a look at the how technology plays a part in keeping your family healthy and safe. From life alert devices, to home alarm systems, to apps that can monitor your blood pressure and blood sugar, we’ll discuss all that and more today on Everyday Tech.
Nov. 29, 2017
From the convenience of making purchases at your fingertips and next-day delivery to getting great deals, online shopping has grown in popularity. While the increased availability of online shopping is convenient, it also makes it more lucrative for scammers to trick buyers into paying for goods they won’t receive or obtain their personal information for financial gain so today we discussed online shopping and ways to keep you and your money safe this holiday season.
Nov. 16, 2017
These days, when you see someone staring intently or tapping at their mobile phones, chances are that they’re busy with an app. Seems like for anything we are looking to do, play, or learn someone will say “There’s an App for That” but with so many apps available how do you know which ones are helpful or which one’s are even worth the download? On today’s show, we’re going to tackle those questions and more in the wonderful world of Apps.