Q & A Presents: Maui Online! – Hawaii's Only Computer Talk Show!

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Hawaii\'s only computer and technology-focused radio talk show, broadcasting live from Maui every Saturday at noon HST on KAOI - 1110AM and 96.7FM!

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Broadcasting every Saturday from Maui, Hawaii, on KAOI 1110AM and 96.7FM
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🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-11-10 17:44
last episode published
2019-11-10 10:33
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3.93 days
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Number of Episodes
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10.11.2019

Are you ready for the Transit of Mercury? (11/9/19 Part 1)

Mercury will be passing between the Sun and the Earth! Are you ready for this? We talk with our astronomical guests Dr. Armstrong, Dr. She, and Tag! Transit of Mercury! https://www.space.com/32819-mercury-transit-how-to-watch-safely-equipment.html http...
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10.11.2019

UH Maui Astronomy event this Thursday, November 14! (11/9/19 Part 2)

UH Maui is having a little astronomy event on-campus in Kahului! Join Dr. Armstrong, Dr. She, and Tag from the Kihei Charter School Astronomy Club for this fun time! UH Maui Astronomy! Join us Thursday, November 14th 2019, 6pm til 9pm! For more informa...
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3.11.2019

What’s in a face? (11/2/19 Part 1)

Facial recognition is a common technology and its making is way all over the place, like it or not. So, what’s going on with it outside the realm of the possibility and entering reality? What’s In a Face? https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/10/acl...
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3.11.2019

“Is this a con?” “Why no, of course not!” (11/2/19 Part 2)

Con artists and scammers will never admit they’re bad guys. So will stores and sales people for that matter! Don’t Get Fooled! https://ideas.ted.com/dont-get-fooled-or-conned-again-here-are-the-5-tactics-to-look-out-for/ https://www.managementstudyguid...
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28.10.2019

Content Creation with Ben! – Part 1

Alert Internet Surfer Ben Howard guests, talking about the basics of content creation online.  What kind of content can be made?  Just about any! And it’s cheaper than you think… What IS Content Creation? It’s something you can do yourself.  What footp...
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28.10.2019

Content Creation with Ben! – Part 2

This hour we covered some of the nitty gritty of Content Creation, but it really does come down to what content you want to provide. What’s YOUR content? What’s it for?  What kind of stuff interests you?  What are other people doing? Have a listen!
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20.10.2019

Its solar talk with SUN KING SOLAR! (10/19/19 Part 1)

Paul, President and CEO of Sun King Inc, here on Maui is joining us today to talk about solar power! Its a great and growing place in the economy both here and world-wide. Hawai’i is great for solar, and we are very excited about it! All Things Solar –...
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20.10.2019

Paul Spencer from Sun King Solar talks on hot topics! (10/19/19 Part 2)

Tax credits, MECO programs, how to start the process to get solar, and more! All Things Solar – Part 2 Sun King Hawai’i is online! https://www.sunkinghawaii.com/ https://www.facebook.com/SunKingInc/ https://www.yelp.com/biz/sun-king-kahului Unhappy wit...
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13.10.2019

Web Browser Extensions – making your browser better! (10/12/19 Part 1)

The humble web browser is probably one of the most commonly used pieces of software out there. It works hard running web apps, playing videos, music,  and just getting stuff done. But, did you know you can make it better? Browser Extensions Jonathan, L...
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13.10.2019

Patch, patch, paaaaahhhhfff… Patching gone wrong. (10/12/19 Part 2)

We always advise patching. Patch, patch, patch. Patch Gone Wrong While its generally good in principle there are times when patches go bad. A recent Windows update came down the pipe and had a BIG problem with a particular line of HP printers. https://...
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29.09.2019

The right to be forgotten (but not US)! (9/28/19 Part 1)

Its nice to be remembered. Except when its not. Right to Be Forgotten The EU’s Court of Justice has decided that Google and other search engines should comply with some requests by citizens “to be forgotten.” But, what does that mean? And why? And what...
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29.09.2019

Being an Internet Super Sleuth! (9/28/19 Part 2)

Sure, we all search the internet, but are you more a Shaggy and Scoopy searcher? Or are you a Sherlock Holmes? Up your search game! Internet Search 20 Google Search Tips – https://www.lifehack.org/articles/technology/20-tips-use-google-search-efficient...
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27.09.2019

Botnets: badware getting better and smarter… grrr… (9/21/19 Part 1)

Don’t call it a comeback! Emotet has been going to the gym and on a diet. What is Emotet? And what is a botnet? Bad Botnet! Bad! No Biscuit! How to recognize Emotet – https://blog.malwarebytes.com/botnets/2019/09/emotet-is-back-botnet-springs-back-to-l...
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27.09.2019

Backups, Protection, and a New PRIZE for our DRAWING! (9/21/19 Part 2)

Our friends at OfficeMax/Office Depot in Kahului have given us a family sized prize for our next drawing! Protecting your PC! Why is this relevant? Why, we’re talking about backups and protecting your computing devices!
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17.09.2019

Books have Chrome! Chrome of Books! (9/14/19 Part 1)

Today we talked about Chromebooks! They’ve come a long way over the past few years. Tune in as we  talk about: Is the ChromeBook for me? Chromebooks pros: Websurfing and webapps! Android apps! Chromebooks can run Android apps now! Relatively inexpensiv...
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17.09.2019

Moving on from Windows 7… (9/14/19 Part 2)

Windows 7 is expiring in January 2020. Are you ready to move on? Should you move on? How do you move on? Movin’ on up! Well, thanks to a listener’s suggestion, that’s what we’re talking about today!
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8.09.2019

Institute For Astronomy has an open house! (9/7/19 Part 1)

Liquid nitrogen ice cream! Tons of telescopes! Science experiments! Talks and lectures! The Institute for Astronomy Maui is having an open house on Friday, September 20th! IfA Open House! – Part 1 Are you a fan? Want to know more? Well, listen in! Dr. ...
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8.09.2019

Astronomy! What’s new? What’s cool?

We’re continuing on with the IFA’s open house, plus very cool stuff besides! IfA Open House! – Part 2 E=mc2: A Biography of the World’s Most Famous Equation – https://amzn.to/2PPusQr Einstein for Beginners – https://amzn.to/2PTRVAg And a cool video abo...
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18.08.2019

Can you hear me? Can you hear me now? (8/17/19 Part 1)

Siri, Cortana, Alexa, and Hey Google are all great voice assistants. This is a good thing, and a very useful feature of modern computers, smartphone, and more! However, your voice doesn’t stop with you. It goes from your device to the internet and onto...
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18.08.2019

And now for something completely different… (8/17/19 Part 2)

Its a news show! What’s News? There’s been a lot going around, and we don’t want things to fall through the cracks. So, its time for our patent pending news show! https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/08/wind-power-prices-now-lower-than-the-cost-of-natu...
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11.08.2019

Yu-Es-Bee See? Whuzzat? (8/10/19 Part 1)

USB, short for Universal Serial Bus, came about in 1996 because computers used to have WAY too many different plugs/connections. From USB 1 to 2 to 3 to… C! Wait, what? USBisms USB-C is the newest member of the USB family, but its a different looking p...
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11.08.2019

Scams Scams Scams Scams… (8/10/19 Part 2)

So, we’re getting more scams again, so its time to update! Always Another Scam We’ll give you a quick overview of scams coming via: email text voicemail social media phone The bad guys don’t rest! So learn to defend yourself!
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4.08.2019

Back To School! Are you ready! (8/3/19 Part 1)

Are you ready for school? Are your kids? Do you need a new computer or laptop for the new school year? Well, this is the show for you! Back to School! – Part 1 Join Jonathan, LD, and Sam as we talk about this and more!
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4.08.2019

Local Back to School deals! (8/3/19 Part 2)

Locals like to buy locally. Its easy to buy, easy to return. And more to the point, its fast! So, since its Back To School season we went looking for local deals at Costco and Officemax/OfficeDepot! Back to School – Part 2 What did we find? Were there ...
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28.07.2019

Dr. Tim Slater yacks with us about HawaiiCon! (7/27/19 Part 1)

Dr. Tim Slater is an astronomy professor at the University of Wyoming and lives in Hawaii over on the big island. He writes college textbooks, he loves science fiction, and he helps run HawaiiCon Science Fiction convention! Prelude to Hawaiicon 2019 Wh...
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28.07.2019

Do you leave your house key under the mat? (7/27/19 Part 2)

So, your local police department want help catching the bad guys. You want to help, right? But, to do so, they insist that you always leave your house key under a door mat so they can always have access to your house “when they need it.” They promise t...
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21.07.2019

Surprise! TMT information!

We weren’t planning on it, but the first hour of the show featured an impromptu interview with Sandra Dawson, Manager of Hawaii Community Affairs for the Thirty Meter Telescope.  She outlined several considerations and misconceptions about the project....
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21.07.2019

Apollo 11 Lands – 50 Years Ago Today

We had a retrospective for Apollo – which, in our own inimitable fashion, wandered all over the place. A Retrospective of Apollo. Sort of. WE wandered all over the place.  Not the Spacecraft.
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15.07.2019

But do you own it? DRM and you 101 (7/13/19 Part 1)

When you buy something digitally, do you actually own it? Are you sure about that? Do You Own It? Wouldn’t it be a shame if it went up in a puff of smoke? Many digital things you buy can get Digital Rights Management (DRM), be it eBooks, music, softwar...
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15.07.2019

The Kihei Fire followup: How was your disaster? (7/13/19 Part 2)

Well, we’ve certainly been having fun here on Maui! Its been a hot, HOT summer, and while we escaped the 4th of July with no bad fires? It seemed we couldn’t stay lucky for long… Disaster Preps Given the Test! So, how did our disaster preparedness go? ...
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7.07.2019

R.I.P. Windows 7? (7/6/19 Part 1)

Windows 7 will be passing away in January 2020. Sort of. In a meaningful way it is indeed reaching its end of life, but… uhm… yeah. Its simple and complicated and… The End of Windows 7? – Part 1 Don’t worry! It won’t suddenly stop working on you! But w...
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7.07.2019

What’s the cost of moving to Windows 10? (7/6/19 Part 2)

So, what do you need to consider when looking at Windows 10? Will all your hardware work? All your software? How much does this cost anyhow? Will it cost a fortune? The End of Windows 7? – Part 2 Jonathan, LD, and Sam talk about this and take your call...
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1.07.2019

The Fresh Perspective – Part 1

Scott Henke from Onsite Consulting, a tech firm in Colorado, joins us today. Scams are Universal – Part 1 We talk about the universality of the scam call, rules for avoiding scams, and generally compare notes.  That, and your phone calls!
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1.07.2019

The Fresh Perspective – Part 2

Here we continue with our show, featuring Scott Henke from Onsite Consulting, in Colorado. Scams are Universal – Part 2 The universality of the scam call is, unfortunately, very belivable, as we both tell stories of the terrific lengths the bad guys wi...
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23.06.2019

Sound Hardware: when your audio is important (6/22/19 Part 1)

Your computer’s audio is something that often plays second fiddle to graphics and processing power. Built-in audio, cheap earbuds or headphones,  web-cam microphone… can’t we do better? All things Audio -Part 1 Why yes, yes we can! https://www.lifewire...
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23.06.2019

You’ve got audio: now what? (6/22/19 Part 2)

Are you make planning to make music using a home studio? Want to start a podcast? Narrate an audio book? All things Audio – Part 2 What to do now? Got music you made and want to sell? https://www.wikihow.com/Sell-Music-Online How to start a podcast! ht...
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19.06.2019

Shopping 101: Be Savvy! (6/15/19 Part 1)

Are you getting ready for back to school shopping? Got to get stuff you need? Looking for some upgrades? Well, we’re here to help! Shopping Basics – Part 1 Set a budget. List what it’ll be used for. List what you NEED List what you want (negotiable, be...
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19.06.2019

Shopping 101: Where to buy, how to pay (6/15/19 Part 2)

So, you’ve figured out what you want to buy. You’ve done the research, you’ve set your budget, and now… TO BUY THE THING! Shopping Basics – part 2 Oh, if only it was quite that simple. We live in a “buyer beware” world, and you need to look after yours...
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9.06.2019

Tis the Season for Disaster Preparedness (6/8/19 Part 1)

Its Hurricane Season! Yay! Are you ready for the possibilities the season brings? Hurricane Prep, General We talk about getting ready for disaster readiness in general. When is the best time to get ready? Now! Now is the time! https://www.ready.gov/hur...
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9.06.2019

Digital Disaster Preparedness: Your computers & devices (6/8/19 Part 2)

So, you’ve made sure you and your family are safe during an emergency. Now, the next step is making sure your computers and data are safe! Hurricane Prep, Technology We also took your calls on the air, answering your questions! We love talking to you!
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8.06.2019

Can you believe what you see? – Part 1

DeepFakes. Deepfakes – Part 1 Is this as serious as it sounds?
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8.06.2019

Can you believe what you see? Part 2

DeepFakes. Deepfakes – Part 2 Yes, yes it is.
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25.05.2019

Free! Free! But is it? (5/18/19 Part 1)

Its been said, “if you’re not paying for it, you’re the product.” Its also been said, “the first one is free!” How Free Is it? When things are free or even cheap, is there a price you’re not seeing up front? How are they making their money? What’s the ...
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25.05.2019

Lock boxes and Gambling… uhm… (5/18/19 Part 2)

So, your friend plays a game. And in that game there are these boxes that show up. And they’re just a dollar (or so) to open. You could win some cool stuff if you’re lucky! No big deal, right? Loot! Well, it turns out they’re big money. https://arstech...
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12.05.2019

Virtual Reality update for Summer 2019! (5/11/19 Part 1)

Summer is staring us in the face! Well, chronologically. Its already pretty how. Good grief. VR with Ben! Anyhow, Mr. Ben will be talking about VR, new stuff going on, and uses for this technology! Yes, its not just for games!
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12.05.2019

Learning with Mr. Ben! (5/11/19 Part 2)

Learning is a skill. Its a skill you can practice and improve, too. This is great since there’s online resources, books, and more! Learning with Ben! And its easier to learn when you can have someone who’ll help you along the way one-on-one! Ben Howard...
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7.05.2019

News and Opinion Buffet Day! (5/4/19 Part 1)

There’s a lot going on, so today we’re sort of taking a semi-break and wandering the landscape of news! We take your calls, and go all over the map! News Catchup – Part 1
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7.05.2019

Appetizers Day! (5/4/19 Part 2)

A little bit of this, a little bit of that… there’s a lot of topics out there, and today we’re picking from the best of the week! News Catchup – Part 2 Heck, we even yak on the Kentucky Derby (breaking news about horses, why not?). Oh, its also Free Co...
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1.05.2019

Windows? Mac? Chrome? What’s the right fit for me? (4/27/19 Part 1)

Would you wear a pair of high heels for a hike in ‘Iao Valley? Or go ballroom dancing in steel-toe construction shoes? Ever saw someone tap-dance wearing diving fins? Which Fits? – Part 1 Even if its the best of what they are, the wrong shoes are simpl...
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1.05.2019

Picking out your perfect match! No, not for dating… (4/27/19 Part 2)

Its love at first sight. Smart, beautiful,and right there looking back at you. Do you make the move? Which Fits? – Part 2 Okay, okay, so maybe buying a new computing device isn’t quite a romantic comedy. But like signing up for a dating site, there’s s...
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