Gadgets for Families

Mt. Nebo Consulting, LLC

All of us want to get more out of our lives. Tech is just one of the ways that we can do that. If you are like us, sometimes it's frustrating to be the tech support person in your circle. You know the one who gets handed grandpa's phone at the family dinner and says fix. Or the one that always gets the how do I do this questions. In our podcast we want to help those that share these feelings, and anyone else looking to get more out of their tech to do so. If you fall into any of these or similar categories, this is the podcast for you: - Those that find themselves helping everyone they know navigate tech - Those that like their tech but want to control it to get most out of life - Those trying to navigate this new fangled tech as they help raise young families Join us as we discuss tips, tricks, latest news and info and then for those that like to go geek like we do, deep dives into our tech. read less
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Episodes

39: Levitating Death Star
Mar 20 2024
39: Levitating Death Star
SummaryThis week the two grumpy grandpas talk about some cool and useless stuff they found on the internet:Robots to help you moveDoes Coke taste better at McDonald’sWalking Sleeping BagsWatching Dune 2 on Atari 2600Levitating SpeakersSiri by GooglePlus a couple of honorable mentions like selfie toasters and playing classic pong on your AppleWatch.For the post show, Greg commandeers the topic and throws out some retro video games to discussJoin the two grandpas for this entertaining discussion!Key Topics and TimeStampsWelcome 00:00Robots to Help You Move 02:50Coke and McDonald’s 07:24Walking Sleeping Bags 11:33Movies on Atari 2600 14:52Levitating Speakers 19:06Siri by Google 23:31Jay’s AppleWatch AppleLikes Saga 31:47New iPad Update 40:31Wrap Up 46:24Retro Video Games Discussion 47:01Show ResourcesRobots to help you move: https://www.threads.net/@techcrunch/post/C4oUBMNtF9h/?xmt=AQGzAqhonzHlVVM87tnIUIXQGyt3Y5A-O5EEFISqNzb9DwCoke and McDonald’s: https://www.the-sun.com/lifestyle/7670271/reasons-why-mcdonalds-coke-tastes-betterWalking Sleeping Bags: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=walking+sleeping+bag&crid=22MYEJFEK9WR&sprefix=walking+sleeping%2Caps%2C142&ref=nb_sb_ss_ts-doa-p_1_16Movies on Atari 2600: https://youtu.be/tkBAaoBeMXE?si=0cpCEyFJ3dRKLm_xLevitating Speakers: https://www.amazon.com/s?k=levitating+bluetooth+speaker&crid=1GKCLTN4TWXVH&sprefix=levitating+blu%2Caps%2C140&ref=nb_sb_ss_ts-doa-p_1_14Top 15 Retro Video Games: https://wealthofgeeks.com/best-retro-video-games/Follow Us on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube as gdgts4fmls.Links below:YouTubeInstagramTwitterFeedbackIf you're not ready for a membership but enjoyed this episode and have a few bucks in Venmo, we appreciate the support.@mtneboconsulting on VenmoPatreon Membership Music licensed thru MusicRadioCreative
38: Apple OS - Jay Designs Apple's Future
Mar 13 2024
38: Apple OS - Jay Designs Apple's Future
SummaryThis week on the g4f Tech Show, the appearance of the MacPad prompts Jason and Greg to explore two very deep questions:1 - If they had all the funds needed and given existing tech, what would their tech stacks look like?2 - What new things do they have on their wish list to make those ideal stacks even better.Of course they talk about what the MacPad is as well as cover highlights of the new OS releases and an interesting but unlikely iPad rumor.In an unplanned post show Jason shares is frustration with Apple’s warranty work both in a a late last year experience and one just a few days ago. This prompts him to raise the question:Does AppleCare of AppleLike?The reality is likely that your mileage will vary. This is his experience and a couple of better experience stories.Key Topics and TimeStampsIntro 00:00MacPad - What has Federico Started 03:39Our Ideal Tech Stacks with Existing Tech 16:57Our Tech Stack Wish Lists 44:56Apple OS - Jason’s Gazillion Dollar Idea 53:45New OS Highlights 58:34iPad Corner 01:00:29Wrap Up 01:01:47The Frustration Builds 01:03:00Apple Store Visit 01:04:19Your Mileage May Vary 01:09:14Does the New Apple Care 01:20:16Show ResourcesThe MacPad: https://www.macstories.net/stories/macpad-how-i-created-the-hybrid-mac-ipad-laptop-and-tablet-that-apple-wont-make/Jason’s Dream Monitor: https://www.lg.com/us/monitors/lg-49wl95c-w-ultrawide-monitorFollow Us on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube as gdgts4fmls.Links below:YouTubeInstagramTwitterFeedbackIf you're not ready for a membership but enjoyed this episode and have a few bucks in Venmo, we appreciate the support.@mtneboconsulting on VenmoPatreon Membership Music licensed thru MusicRadioCreative