21: Feedly - Tools & Tips for Content Collection Part I

21: Feedly - Tools & Tips for Content Collection Part I

This episode is Part 1 of our series on ‘Tools & Tips for Content Collection.’ This series is designed to help you find, organize, and share content that you collect online. 

Unorganized bookmarks be damned. Today's tool is a web and mobile app called Feedly. Feedly is a great tool for aggregating data into one location. 

20: Simple solutions for hiring your first employee | Adam Huber

20: Simple solutions for hiring your first employee | Adam Huber

Dealing with growth in small business can sometimes be difficult. Not being able to take on more clients because you don’t have the time is a good problem to have. However, this probably means you are leaving money on the table and that it is probably time to hire on some help.

19: Better video for your business | Amos Kittelson

19: Better video for your business | Amos Kittelson

Teleconferencing is usually a huge pain in the rear. What feels like an infinite amount of solutions are available out there for broadcasting and sharing video -- all of them offering a likely chance of technical issues and average quality at best. My guest today has the solution for all of your business's telecommunication needs.

18: Pulling up Anchor on Season 2

18: Pulling up Anchor on Season 2

For Season 2 we will be using an app call Anchor.FM for sharing teasers, clips, and short tips to keep you informed, help build our following and engage with more users. You can find and follow us on Anchor at http://anchor.fm/techliving and the best part is, you can Call-in and ask us questions we can answer on the show or right there in the app.

16: The Technical Details of Auto Detailing with Adam Huber

16: The Technical Details of Auto Detailing with Adam Huber

Adam Huber of Adam Huber's Detailing talks with us about the software tools and resources that he uses to stay organized in his mobile detailing service as well as keep in touch with and network with his customers. 

15: Apps For A Great Start To A New Year

15: Apps For A Great Start To A New Year

Resolutions. Goals. Plans. Routines. Whatever you want to call them, you’ve made them. If you don’t already have some tools to help you start 2017 off on the right foot, you’re in the right place.

In this episode, we talk about the dozen or so apps that I use daily to stay organized and productive as well as keep track of fitness goals.

14: Phishing and Social Engineering

14: Phishing and Social Engineering

This time of year your email inbox gets filled with invoices, receipts, and shipping notifications more than any other time. Because of that, you are much more likely to receive SPAM and other bogus emails that are 'phishing' you to click on links and provide information to inappropriate actors.

13: Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Services

13: Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud Services

Last week we had the amazing opportunity to travel to Las Vegas for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent Conference where across 3 casinos there was training, workshops, certifications and so much more. All the sessions and training were specific to one of the many offerings Amazon has in their AWS package. It was hard to really get the most out of the conference cause there was so much information to learn and sessions to attend.

11: Your Digital Life Held Hostage By Ransomware

11: Your Digital Life Held Hostage By Ransomware

Do you have $100, $600, or $1000 to pay for the release of the files on your computer? Are you even aware that all your important files, photos, and videos could be held hostage at any time? If you don't take the steps now, once it happens the only option you have is to pay or say goodbye to everything stored on your computer. 

9: Good P@$$w0rDs? No one wants my info... Right?

9: Good P@$$w0rDs? No one wants my info... Right?

As an individual you might wonder “Why would someone want my information?” or “What could a hacker get out of having access to my account?” The truth is, it’s nothing personal 99% of the time. Nefarious people (hackers) might find your information as a result of a recent breach of a major service provider or they may be targeting an organization through a Phishing Campaign, Social Engineering or a vulnerable website. The damage that can be done with a single set of usernames and passwords is paramount.

8: Pay Friends and Family with a Single Click

8: Pay Friends and Family with a Single Click

We've all been there, having to pay someone back for that soda they bought you or for picking up the dinner tab because you actually did forget your wallet. Maybe you left it in your other purse - who knows? The fact is you owe someone money for something and you just assume get it taken care of immediately. 

7: Hide Yo Kids. Hide Yo Wi-Fi. (Wireless Security)

7: Hide Yo Kids. Hide Yo Wi-Fi. (Wireless Security)

Protecting your home wireless network is paramount. Keeping prying eyes and rogue devices off of your personal internet connection is no doubt important but did you know how you have your network configured at home could be affecting how secure you are when you are staying in hotels or enjoying a latte with a friend at your local coffee shop?

6: The Thing That Stores the Stuff on My iPhone: Understanding the 'Cloud' (2 of 2)

6: The Thing That Stores the Stuff on My iPhone: Understanding the 'Cloud' (2 of 2)

This is Part 2 and the wrap-up of the question - What is the cloud? We recap what was talked about in last weeks episode as well as try to give a very high-level overview of what cloud services can do for us in our everyday technology exchanges. 

5: The Thing That Stores the Stuff on My iPhone: Understanding the 'Cloud' (1 of 2)

5: The Thing That Stores the Stuff on My iPhone: Understanding the 'Cloud' (1 of 2)

Cloud computing revolutionized the way we use our technology. We touch multiple cloud services on a daily basis but might not understand how you are using them? Are you using them to their fullest potential?

In this part 1 of 2 series we discuss:

  • - What the cloud is
  • - Where the cloud came from
  • - Where it is located
  • - Who can access the cloud
  • - and some of the services that are available 

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3: Quick Tip For Getting Paid Mobile Apps For FREE

3: Quick Tip For Getting Paid Mobile Apps For FREE

I had a misfire recording this weeks episode and need to apologize. The tip mentioned in this episode is only available on iOS but I'm not bailing on Android users two weeks in a row. Go here to get all the details on getting paid apps for FREE on either platform:

http://rosswickman.com/blog/get-paid-mobile-apps-for-free

I've got a couple real nice treats in this really short episode. One of them is getting paid mobile apps for free. These aren't just any apps either; you might want to actually use these.

2: Those Default Apple Apps Made Simple

2: Those Default Apple Apps Made Simple

Roughly 20% of us use them and unfortunately, they are littered with things we don't want or don't use. They just take up precious space that we could be using for our photos or music. In this episode, I'm talking to iPhone and iPad users about all the apps that come loaded on iDevices, rather you want them or not. I explain some of the best uses and unique tips to add productivity and organization to your everyday life.

You do not need an Apple computer to get the benefits of all the Apple Cloud services. The trick is just making sure you use those default apps correctly.

1: Free Tools For Creating Online Presence

1: Free Tools For Creating Online Presence

Without free tools, services, and resource some of the most amazing content published online today wouldn't exist. I believe everyone should be able to have a place online to share their knowledge and build a following in their own corner of the internet. In this first official episode of the Technically Living Podcast, I go over the best free tools to get started creating online. The best part is, if you have a smartphone, you already have all you need to get rock'n. Let's dive in!