May 29, 2017

Nerds on the Radio: Protect yourself from Computer Viruses

Ryan Eldridge stopped by KQMS Radio in Redding, CA on Mornings with Schopflin and Gibson to talk about Ransomware viruses and how to avoid any virus that can affect your computer. Here are some of the tips Ryan gave us on how to protect our computers at home: Make sure your computer is up to […]

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May 26, 2017

Waterproof Gadgets to Make the Most of Summer

Water and electronics usually don’t mix. Just in time for summer, we have some cool waterproof gadgets that will let you bring your handheld electronics along to the pool or river. Smartphone Protection Your smartphone can always be protected by outdoor adventures. The Lifeproof Fre case, https://www.lifeproof.com/en-us/fre.html, is only $70 and is waterproof submersible up to […]

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Tips from a Travel Blogger

Are lack of time and money holding you back from seeing the world? 23-year-old travel blogger “Elona the Explorer” travels the world on weekends for less than $1,000 per trip. Her motto is, “limited time off should not compress your borders.”     We can gain from her experience. Here are some of her top […]

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April 25, 2017

How to Spring Clean your Tech Properly!

There’s nothing we touch so frequently, but clean as seldom as our phones, keyboards and gadgets! Its time to Spring Clean your tech! The Nerds on Call are here with some great tips for safely cleaning your electronics and make sure that you do it the correct way! What are some common ‘myths’ about how […]

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How to Spot GoFundMe Scams

We’ve all heard the tragic story of 72 year of Grandpa Robert Godwin Sr who was shot in cold blood on Easter Sunday. The perpetrator, known as the Facebook Killer, posted the video of the killing on Facebook. Within 24 hours of this horrible incident, at least 35 FAKE GoFundMe accounts were established! The worst […]

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April 19, 2017

Nerds on the Radio: Nerdy Stuff and Online Security!

Ryan and Andrea stopped by KQMS in Redding, CA to talk about the new Star Wars and Thor Trailers, the Note s7’s battery problem, Windows Vista expiring, Microsoft Scams, and how Social Media allows you to connect to other people! Listen to the show and let us know what you think! What should we talk […]

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April 6, 2017

How to Filter Content from your Facebook Feed

If Facebook’s constant political posts have you fatigued and frustrated, we are here with some tips for filtering the politics out of your Facebook news feed. Today, Facebook’s news feed just makes us angry. How can you filter out the posts you don’t want to see? Facebook is where people are joined for social sharing, […]

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Ditch Cable, Keep Your Local Channels

If you’re itching to ditch your cable or satellite commitment, we are here to explain how to cut the cord without losing your local TV favorites. These days we all stream content using services such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, etc. With all of these you can catch movies and previous seasons of TV shows. […]

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April 3, 2017

New Facebook Features – Is Snapchat Worried?

Facebook recently rolled out a new set of SnapChat-like features, including “Stories.” We are here to show everyone why this vanishing daily video feature will get you sucked into back into Facebook. Great! How is this different from sharing a photo on Facebook? The idea is a story or conversation told in pictures, the story […]

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March 30, 2017

The Death of Internet Privacy

Last year the FCC passed a series of rules for how Internet Service Providers deal with their customers’ data, limiting their ability to track and sell information about customer’s online activity. On Tuesday March 28, 2017, the House passed S.J. Resolution 34, nullifying the FCC’s privacy rules. So let’s talk about what this means to […]

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