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Chicago Auto Show EVs & Stopping Your TV from Spying

Chicago Auto Show EVs & Stopping Your TV from Spying

Rich talked about going to Chicago for the Auto Show and how it’s great to see the auto revolution in person. See his highlights here.

He mentioned a company called Emergency Safety Solutions that is trying to eliminate disabled vehicle crashes.

He also mentioned upgrading his TV for the Super Bowl and recommends going OLED if you can. Also, he discovered modern TVs are spying on you with a feature called Automatic Content Recognition. Google the manufacturer of your TV along with “turn off ACR” to find directions on how to turn it off.

Angie in Riverside wants wired internet in her home. Rich recommends trying a mesh network first but if that doesn’t work, try searching for an installer on Yelp.

Rich says the Super Bowl will be in 4K and explains how to watch or stream it.

Emily Dreibelbis, EV Reporter at will chime in on the Chicago Auto Show

Sam Abuelsamid, auto analyst at Guidehouse Insights will chime in on the Chicago Auto Show

Drake Moschkau, auto content creator will chime in on the Chicago Auto Show

Dan in Carpenteria, CA wants to know if there is a way to change TV stations automatically.

Louise wants recommendations for an outdoor TV. Rich says Sunbrite or Samsung Terrace are the popular picks, but you can find cheap outdoor TV’s on Amazon, too.

Disney+ will start its password-sharing crackdown this summer.

Rich mentioned the MyShake earthquake app for alerts.

Judy in Yucipa is getting a text message that says her service is going to be deactivated. Rich says it’s bogus.

Dee asks what’s the best antenna to get for over-the-air channels. Rich recommends popping your zip code into the website at and seeing what they say.

Rich says there is a lot of information about you floating around online, including your address, phone number, passwords and more. There are a few ways to remove it. Google Results about you, Google Dark Web scanning and Mozilla Monitor can help you reclaim your online privacy.

Guy from Moorpark has another solution for making any TV outdoor, a company called Apollo Enclosures.

Ring is raising prices on its subscription service starting March 11, 2024.

Ring has a powerful new video doorbell that gives you Pro-level features but with a battery. The Ring Battery Doorbell Pro is $230 and ships March 6.

Dr. Chris Pierson, cybersecurity expert with, will explain how romance scams work and how to avoid them.

Patty in Palmdale is having issues with her TV’s.

Stan in Oxnard is wondering is automation in cars is making worse drivers.

Dan in New Hampshire needs an LTE security camera. Rich says to check out models from Arlo and Eufy.

Hawaiian Airlines is the first major carrier to install Starlink high-speed internet on their planes.

Alexa Emergency Assist might be a good solution to call for help in an emergency using your Echo speaker.

Apple is developing a foldable iPhone. Duh.

Google Bard is now Gemini.

Rivian will unveil a cheaper new SUV called the R2 on March 7.

T-Mobile customers can now get new perks through a program called Magenta Status.

Kyle Vorbach, filmmaker, How I Faked My Life With AI, will talk about the history, benefits and dangers of the AI revolution

58 - February 10, 2024

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