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017 Rich on Tech Radio Show - April 29, 2023

017 Rich on Tech Radio Show - April 29, 2023

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Rich talked about how technology is great, but you have to consider other people in your household so that it just “works” when it needs to. Also, Rich did a virtual wine tasting and learned about how wineries are embracing sustainability.

Kelly called in about her AT&T email address being hacked. It could be linked to a hack being reported by TechCrunch where hackers found their way into various AT&T email accounts. Rich’s advice is to use a third-party email account that’s not linked to your cable or internet provider and make sure it’s secured with two factor authentication.

Rich talked about the new “hot” Twitter alternative called Bluesky.

Dwight Silverman from the Houston Chronicle joined to talk about the OnePlus Pad tablet.

Jack called to ask what to replace his netbook with.

John asked about the best password manager.

Amazon is discontinuing the Amazon Halo lineup of fitness and sleep tracking devices.

Wallace emails: I have the OnePlus 8 pro, my 2022 Prius XLE didn't come with Android Auto, is there a way to install or use Android Auto on my car? Rich says to use Driving Mode in Google Maps along with a nice mount from ProClip.

Rich reviews the Ring Car Cam dashcam.

Scott Keyes of joined to talk about airfare deal alerts.

Gary called in to ask about the end of life for Windows 10 in 2025. Rich suggested looking at ChromeOS Flex.

WhatsApp now works across multiple phones! Messages stay encrypted end to end.

Robot vacuum maker Neato is shutting down but they will support existing vacuums for 5 years.

Peter in San Gabriel asked about his problems with his Bluetooth and Android Auto connection in a 2019 Nissan Versa.

Rich tried a service called Cynch which comes to you to exchange your propane tanks. It worked perfectly.

Steven in Los Angeles called to ask about setting up multiple email accounts in Outlook.

Lauren Dragan of Wirecutter joined to talk about her picks for best headphones, earbuds and over the counter hearing aides.

Rich says there is now an app like AirDrop but for Android to PC’s called Nearby Share Beta for Windows. As an alternative, you can use the PNY DUO LINK with USB C and USB A to quickly transfer files from your Android to a computer, Mac or PC. has a new AI tool called MomVerse. Type in some info about your mom, wife or whoever you’re sending flowers to and it will use ChatGPT to generate a personalized message!

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