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By Ron Stephenson
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The Casual Tech User presents basic news, tips, tutorials, training and more for beginning and casual tech users interested in better utilizing current or purchasing new home electronics, smartphones, tablets, TVs, cameras, perhaps even a toaster, and more. As a former educator, Ron uses his personal interests and research to help others with their homework.
||CleanCasual Tech User 11: Mobile Photography | Lessons Learned Using iPad and iPhone Cameras (Part 2) | 3 Minutes to Better Photogra||Vacationing with an iPad as your only camera. You have got to be kidding! No, leaving my DSLR camera at home, I primarily used my iPad during a two-week vacation last summer. Here are a few mobile photography lessons I have learned.||8/26/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCasual Tech User 10: Mobile Photography | Lessons Learned Using iPad/iPhone Camera (Part 1)||During a two-week vacation, I decided to leave my DSLR camera at home and use only my iPad and iPhone. At first, I really felt awkward standing in a crowd shooting with my iPad. Almost everyone else is using DSLR, point-and-shoot or cellphone cameras....||8/15/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCasual Tech User 9: Create Smarter TV | Apple TV, Roku, Google Chromecast||Adding smart TV features such as Netflx and YouTube to your existing television can be as simple as 1, 2 or 3. In this episode, Ron discusses his impressions of the positive and negative aspects of the Apple TV, Google Chromecast and Roku units.||8/4/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCasual Tech User 8: Podcasts | Find, Subscribe and Listen||Here’s a simple, painless, productive way to use leisure time to enhance your hobbies, activities or interests by joining the millions of podcast listeners who are enriching their professional, as well as personal, endeavors. If you aren’t...||7/16/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCasual Tech User 7: Soft-serve ice cream, feature phones, smartphones, smart TVs | Vanilla evolves into multitude of features a||Cell phones, televisions and soft-serve ice cream are paralleled during this discussion highlighting the differences between a feature phone and smartphone, along with the evolution of the smart TV. Today, ice cream, phones and TVs come in many...||6/28/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCasual Tech User 6: (Part 5) Avoid Mistakes, Plan Before You Buy New TV; 10 Criteria to Compare LCD, LED, Plasma TVs||Learn the differences between LCD and LED TV technology and review a list of 10 criteria you might want to consider before deciding on the perfect plasma, LCD or LED flat-screen for your situation and viewing habits. This episode begins with a...||6/18/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCasual Tech User 5: (Part 4) Avoid Mistakes, Plan Before You Buy New TV; Soundbars, Theater-in-a-Box, or Home Theater Surround||Many of today’s flat screen TVs don’t offer the type of sound quality you will be expecting from that new purchase. After bringing home that new TV, you may realize your system’s quality is only as good as the weakest link. And, for...||6/8/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCasual Tech User 4: (Part 3) Avoid Mistakes, Plan Before You Buy New TV; Cheap Solution to Improve Sound Quality||Bringing home that new TV can be an exciting experience, but the setup will only be as good as the weakest link. While the video quality may be excellent, the sound quality may not be sufficient to meet your expectations. In this episode Ron...||6/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCasual Tech User 3: (Part 2) Avoid Mistakes, Plan Before You Buy New TV; Simple TV vs. Home Theater Setup||This is the second episode in a series discussing many of the unexpected problems that might develop throughout the process of purchasing a new TV. Topics in this episode include: Simple TV setup vs. home theater environment Terrestrial antennae for...||5/19/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCasual Tech User 2: Avoid Mistakes, Plan Before You Buy New TV||This is the first episode in a series discussing many of the unexpected problems that might develop throughout the process of purchasing a new TV. In this episode of the Casual Tech User, I begin to discuss how planning can help you avoid...||5/8/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCasual Tech User 1: Flipboard, lower monthly bills, tech prices drop, iOS App Store links||This is the first episode of the Casual Tech User Podcast, presenting news, tips, tutorials and more for the beginning or intermediate tech consumer.||4/13/2013||Free||View in iTunes|