Computer Talk: The Truth About Electric Vehicles (9/7/19) - Part 1

Computer Talk With TAB
Saturday, September 7th
Erik and Bob take your computer questions and talk the Ford survey that says 42 percent of Americans believe that electric vehicles need gasoline.  Over 600,000 Chinese-made GPS trackers found to have "123456" as the default password.  Google prepares for a Department of Justice antitrust probe. Litigation continues for Tesla SolarCity solar panels that can catch fire.  We help to explain the use and configuration of the OpenDNS service to surf the Internet more safely and to avoid malicious software.  A listener calls with privacy concerns about using smart microphones inside of a doctor's office.  Erik gives advice to a listener wanting to replace her cell phone on which cell phone and service would be a good buy.  A listener asks if OpenDNS can be used with Frontier Internet service.  Erik and Bob answer, and explains the meaning  of Domain Name Service (DNS) when surfing the Internet.  A cable cutter in Westfield, Massachusetts learns about fiber optic internet service and options for receiving local TV without using cable television service.