Adelaide Techguy On Radio – W/C 9th June – Updated

Is Facebook listening to you ?

Facebook have introduced a new feature – audio recognition – that is only available in the US currently that will identify television programs and music that you are currently listening to , then offer suggestions based on what has been heard.

More information can be found HERE

One Of The New Features Coming For iOS8

It will tell you which apps are using the most battery power , so you can stop them

Still on Dial Up

You can make the move
Buy a portable wifi device such as the Telstra 4G WIFI
In most cases you can keep your old email address
Yes it will be more expensive but broadband is so much more enjoyable than dial up

Downloading Software

Get it from the maker not third party providers
Eg: Windows Live should come from Microsoft nor Download .com as they will usually come with other software that you will have to agree to install and usually ends up with you being infected with malware

More information can be found HERE

Advertiser Story

There was a story in the Advertiser on Monday about staying safe online but once again it left out the most important point
Keep your operating system & software up to date

10 Steps For A Virus / Malware Free Computer

App Of The Week 

Last Message
For Andriod users , just when your phone is about to die you can activate Last message to send out an email , text message , tweet , Facebook message to alert your friends when your phone is about to die 

Author: Adelaide Techguy

Richard Pascoe is a technology consultant & technology commentator for the media on FIVEaa , ABC Adelaide , PowerFM , 5MU , 7AD and 7BU and has been seen on the Channel 7 news , Channel 9 News , Channel 10 news and Today Tonight . Richard gives his opinions on Microsoft , Google , Apple and deals with personal computers , smartphones and tablets.

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