#TechTuesday – Holiday Tech Trends 2017

November 21, 2017 – WTAM Newsradio with Bill Wills and Derek Meister

Holiday gift shopping has begun as early access events precede Black Friday. A Best Buy survey of 1,500 American adults brought out a few top tech trends for the 2017 holiday season.

Visit the Best Buy Blog for more information on the top 30 must-have gadgets at Best Buy.

WTAM 1100 – Protecting Gadgets from Winter

Winter has finally come to Cleveland. Bill Wills and I discuss how to protect your gadgets from the cold. We also discuss this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Listen to #TechTuesday Tuesday mornings on Cleveland’s WTAM 1100 Newsradio.

WTAM 1100 – Apple TV and iPad Pro

Bill Wills and I talk about upcoming Apple products, including the iPad Pro and Apple TV, as well as alternatives already available on shelves, such as the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 or Roku 3. Listen to #TechTuesday at 7:50am every Tuesday on WTAM 1100 Newsradio.

WTAM 1100 – Smartphone Ad Tracking

Smartphone SIM Cards
Play Audio – WTAM 1100 Newsradio – Tech Tuesday – March 10th, 2015:

WTAM 1100 Newsradio Cleveland OhioAs technology becomes an increasingly integral part of our lives, you may be concerned with your privacy as your use your portable devices to visit websites and access online resources. One privacy decision many make on a routine basis is controlling the ability of advertisers to track your online presence through cookies on your desktop web browser. But what about your smartphone?

Fortunately for those concerned, there are smartphone privacy settings that you can configure on your Apple, Android or Windows device.

WTAM 1100 – Comic Book Apps for Comic Con

Play Audio – WTAM 1100 Newsradio – Tech Tuesday – February 17th, 2015:

WTAM 1100 Newsradio Cleveland OhioWizardWorld’s Comic Con finally coming to Cleveland, the birthplace of Superman. Running this weekend (Feb 20th-22nd) Comic Con Cleveland will feature comic book, sci-fi and fantasy genre stars like William Shatner, Bruce Campbell, and yes, the guy who played the Green Power Ranger.

Here are some smartphone and tablet apps to get you ready for the weekend:

  • Comics by ComiXology – One of the largest digital comic book stores with over 50,000 titles you can download and read on your iPad, Android, Windows and even Kindle Fire tablets. The app even has a special mode that pans through the comic panels to keep the action flowing as you scroll through.
  • Marvel Unlimited – Access to over 15,000 Marvel Comics for $9.99 per month. It’s like Netflix for capes. This is a great way to catch up on decades worth of backstory for your favorite characters.
  • CLZ Barry -This app allows you to scan the barcodes of movies, books, even comic books, to help add them to your collection database through the collectorz.com website. Other CLZ apps allow you to bring your database with you on your device for your next trip to your favorite store, so you don’t end up with duplicate purchases.
  • ComicBook! 2 – Create your own comic books with this iOS that comes with layouts, text and caption tools and comic stickers to make your own action. Android users can also check out the Comic Strip It! to turn photos into halftone comic book art. Be your own hero!