TEC043: As techies, we’re often asked to help friends and family with setting up their new computers, which is usually different from how we would do it for ourselves. Dom Bettinelli, Fr. Andrew Kinstetter, and Pat Scott give their advice and tips and essential software for setting up a new Mac for an elderly parent or a child or a friend.
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Links for this episode:
- MacBook Setup Essentials for College Students — Cool Infographics
- Twitter Will Ban All Political Ads, C.E.O. Jack Dorsey Says – The New York Times
- Twitter bans political ads – Naked Security
- Firefox is taking steps to stop browser notification spam from next year – The Verge
- Google acquires Fitbit as it seeks to 'invest' in Wear OS – 9to5Google
- First Case Of Apple Card Fraud Reported
- Apple announces new 16-inch MacBook Pro: scissor switch 'Magic Keyboard', louder speakers, $2399 – 9to5Mac
- Chrome may shame slow-loading sites with 'speed badging' | Engadget
Picks of the Week:
- Fr. Andrew: Disney+
- Pat: Sabrent USB 3.0 to SATA External Hard Drive Lay-Flat Docking Station
- Dom: Eero mesh Wifi system
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