Show Notes Archive 

Computer & Technology Radio Show 

What was it that Marc and Marsha said? What did they recommend? 


Show notes from Marc and Marsha's show are posted here as soon as possible, generally not later than Monday night following the show. 

Sunday, February 24, 2008

It's the night of the Academy Awards, the infamous Oscars, 

but that doesn't stop Marc and Marsha from giving us the best of tech on


So what's hot from Palm? Their new SmartPhone, the Centro

What are Marc & Marsha's picks for the Oscars?

Got a problem with AOL Instant Messenger? So has Marc!

How do you get started on eBay? Marsha has some tips

What's the best GPS device?

What scanner does Marc recommend?

What's the ideal gift for a video gamer?

How do you stay safe on the internet?

What's a good video editing solution if you need something more advanced? 

All that and more, so click here for the Oscars Show Notes 

Sunday, February 17, 2008

The premiere of the Computer & Technology Radio show on

Where do you get the best movie reviews?

How does the Yahoo! User Group work?

Who does the Show Notes?

What's the best, cheap video camera for YouTube video?

What's the best way to defragment a hard drive?

What's the easiest way to get new drivers for your printer?

Can you get your email from anywhere with internet access? 

What do you do when you drop your cellphone into your coffee?

What's the Buy of The Week?

What's the best screen cleaner? 

All that and more in this week's Show Notes,  Click here for the Show Notes.

Saturday, January 5, 2008

It's unfortunately a shorter show this week as KABC have given the 9 o'clock hour over to an infomercial, and due to my audio capture software issues, the Show Notes are shorter too.

Highlights from this week's show:

A new website for renting anything

Buy Of The Week

Click here for the  Show Notes.

Saturday, December 29, 2007

CyberDefender offers free tech support to KABC listeners

How do you get into Safe Mode?

What are Marc's favorite Anti Virus programs?

What are Marc & Mario's "Must Have" Holiday Tech Gifts?

How can CyberDefender protect you against Spam & Phishing?

How Do You Secure is a Wireless Router?

Cannot find Card Games for Vista?
    Marc & Mario have suggestions...

What's The Last Buy Of The Week for 2007?

What can you do if Outlook Express will not send video clips?

What's Kelsa Kinsly's problem, and what does she look like?

And Guess Marc's New Year Message?
Clue - Please Don't Drink and Drive!

Click here for all that and more in the last Show Notes of 2007.

Happy New Year Everyone, and see you all next year!


Saturday, December 22, 2007

What's the coolest deep sky object locater?

How can you get free tech support for any PC on December 26?

How can you locate and eliminate duplicate files on your PC?

Apple's ProCare gets high marks from Marc!

What's new in Adobe Photoshop Elements?

Who Invented the Telescope? Clue, it's not Edison!

What are the common causes of computer game freezes?

What's Marc's recommendation for a GPS device? 

All that and more in this week's Show Notes!

Saturday, December 15, 2007

Studio Guest Chris Hardwick from Wired Science co-hosts 

Should Keith buy a laptop or desktop?

Where can Vance get refills for his old inkjet printer? 

What's a good Bluetooth headset?

What does Chris think of the iPhone?

What's Chris' Buy Of The Week?

Is AT&T "blowing smoke" about their cell coverage?

What's a good lightweight black and white printer?

All that plus movie reviews, DVD releases and more in this week's show notes.

Saturday, December 1, 2007

Our Guest "Cyber Santa" has some great holiday gift ideas

How can you protect yourself from ID Theft and Scams?

Should Michael buy HP or Dell?

Can you run Windows on a Mac?

Nextpert's Katlean De Monchy gives her "best of tech" gift ideas

This week's BOTW is a 'must have'

What video game delivers epic brutality, sheer evil, and visceral combat?

Can you transfer recorded programs from your DVR to a DVD?

All that and more in this week's show notes.

Saturday, November 24, 2007

Live from the LA Auto Show

eBay guru Marsha Collier joins Marc at the live broadcast

Breaking news of the Malibu Wildfires interrupted much of the show, but for vital links to all things tech, check out the Show Notes by clicking here. 

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Live from the LA Auto Show

What's the coolest in automotive tech? 

What's Engineer Steve's impression of the iPhone?

Did the Green Hornet's Black Beauty inspire the Chrysler 300C?

How can you convert a PDF file into an editable Excel file?

All that and more in this week's show notes.

Saturday, November 10, 2007

This week's show is an Encore presentation, but there's an offer of Free Technical Support for KABC listeners from:

Click here for full details of this offer.

Saturday, November 3, 2007

The coolest gadgets and games from Geek Monthly & Play Magazine

What doesn't Marc like about the iPhone?

What's the pick of PC Magazine's top 100 websites? 

Who's the Show's new sponsor and advertiser?

What's Geek Monthly's pick of new video games?

How can you find out what resident processes are running on your PC?

What's out on DVD?

Mac or PC? What's the best for High School?

All that and much more in this weeks Show Notes

Saturday, October 27, 2007

ASUS low-cost ultra-portable notebook launches November 1 

How do you get rid of Norton Anti-Virus?

What's a good replacement for Norton Anti-Virus? 

Get free Tech Support from CyberDefender

What's (Marc's) Best Movie... Ever? 

Will Apple's new Leopard Operating System still run Windows?

This week's Amazing Buy Of The Week 

A huge "Thank You" to California's brave firefighters 

For all that and much more, click here for the Show Notes.  

Saturday, October 20, 2007

What's in the Smart Home of the Future?

How can you make sure there's no identifying information on your computer that could be used by identity theives?

What's a HAL9000?

Look out for re-runs of MadMen on AMC, it stars longtime Computer & Technology show fan Robert Morse.

How can you eliminate unnecessary startup programs?

Click here for the Show Notes.

Saturday, October 6, 2007

Apologies! I am in Europe and was unable to connect to KABC's live internet stream so could not do the Show Notes. Hopefully, normal service will be resumed next week. In the meantime, if you have any questions, contact the Yahoo! Group who will be sure to help.  

Saturday, September 29, 2007

Who has the best HDTV programing?

Make a loan, change a life?? 

What's E-Waste and who can you trust with it?

What's new in XBox 360? 

Find out about next week's show live from the OC Auto Show.

Click here for the Show Notes. 

Saturday, September 22, 2007

This week's show is an "Encore" presentation containing highlights from previous shows.

It is crammed with useful information and has a great offer from just for KABC listeners.

Problems transferring Video and Vinyl to digital format? Marc has some really practical and effective solutions. 

Click here for the Show Notes. 

Saturday, September 15, 2007

This week's show notes are less detailed than usual, normal service will be resumed next week. 

Julia Judd from the Solar Electric Power Association talks about what's new in Solar Energy.

Todd Davis from LifeLock gives his Social Security Number out over the airwaves, and because of his company's $1M Guarantee, he's not in the least bit worried about Identity Theft.

Click here for the Show Notes. 


Saturday, September 8, 2007

Marc is joined in the studio by eBay expert Marsha Collier.

Marsha's new book, Starting an eBay Business for Dummies, 3rd Edition, is out this week and previewed in the show. 

David from Ruckus Wireless explains how his WiFi goes where other routers cannot reach.

Almost every WiFi connection problem is asked and answered.

Apple's iPhone price cut angers early adpoters.

But Apple's new iPod Touch is "Absolutely Gorgeous"

All that and more in this week's show notes.

Saturday, September 1, 2007

Who's behind the Show Notes, and how is it done?

How to transfer video from your VCR or Tivo  to your computer.

What type of computer should you buy?

What's Sony's new Play Station Portable like?

See KABC's Producer/Screener Mike Timpson's prize winning video 

Click here for all that and lots more in this week's Show Notes


Saturday, August 25, 2007

What's going on in the world of printers? Marc talks to Justin Joseph from Canon USA.

Comedian Bob Saget makes a guest appearance, talking about his new DVD "That Ain't Right."

Marc talks to Phil McClendon from Palm about Palm's new products.

The Apple MacBook 13-inch notebook computer continues to impress Marc. 

Can't play a CD or DVD on your PC? Some suggestions for alternatives to Windows Media Player. 

Show Notes experiment:
Do you prefer White text on a Black background?
Or is Black text on a White background easier on the eye?
This week's show notes page has a different look.
Let us know what you think.  

Click here for the show notes.

Saturday, August 18, 2007

DRM Free TV shows and Movies from The Surf Network.

Marc's Quest for the Perfect Cellphone/Carrier with studio guest Kathleen Dunleavy from Sprint. 

Video card problems from gamers.

Buy a Desktop or a Notebook? Windows or Mac?

Marc's first impressions of the Apple MacBook 13-inch.

Marc's review of the Palm Treo 775P with Sprint service.

And  lots of useful suggestions and links, and the Buy Of The Week!

Click here for the full Show Notes.

Saturday, August 11, 2007

 Virus Warning! 

Don't open an email that says a friend or relative has sent you a postcard. It's a virus unless you are 100% sure that a friend or relative has actually sent you a picture. See this link.