By Bonni & Dave Stachowiak
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This biweekly show hosted by Bonni & Dave Stachowiak helps people discover how to use technology to live happier lives and have healthier relationships. This is NOT a show for tech geeks! This is the show for the rest of us who want to learn how to use great tools through fun stories and easy explanations...making life a little easier.
||Clean27: The Scary Edition [PODCAST]||THE SCARY EDITION Bonni recently finished reading: I know who you are and I saw what you did: Social networks and the death of privacy Privacy is only part of what we should be scared of this Halloween season.||10/21/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean26: What’s New? [PODCAST]||WHAT’S NEW? Song, Linda Ronstadt How is the world treating you? You haven’t changed a bit… Handsome as ever, I must admit… Interview: Announced her battle with parkinson’s What’s new with us? Luke continues to grow and develop In terms of te||10/7/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean25: Best Practices In Calendaring [PODCAST]||BEST PRACTICES IN CALENDARING AND SCHEDULING THE IDEAL SETUP OUR SETUP MEET HALFWAY MeetWays REQUESTING TIMES TO MEET TimeTrade GETTING GROUPS TOGETHER Doodle WHAT OTHERS ARE TRYING Cozi MOMENT OF HAPPINESS The great toilet paper debate is resolved||3/24/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean24: Technology For Caring [PODCAST]||TECHNOLOGY FOR CARING Sometimes the best way to care is to “turn it off” Turn It Off, Eric Durrance Keeping in touch CaringBridge.org Coordinating care www.takethemameal.com Cooking with care http://www.simplebites.||1/22/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean23: The Holiday Gift Guide||We’re back this week with some last-minute suggestions for holiday gifts! Here are ideas for a few fun ones to bring you some peace this holiday season: The Vince Guilardi Trio (music from A Charlie Brown Christmas) Some great ringtones A few new take||12/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean22: The Leftovers Edition||Your Thanksgiving leftovers may have run out, but your TechCouple leftovers are just beginning. This week, we take some calls and questions that came in before Thanksgiving but after our last show on gratitude!||11/27/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean21: The Gratitude Show||For this episode, we asked our listeners to tell us what technology has helped them live happier lives or have happier relationships. We are grateful to each person who called in to share his or her ideas with our community. A big thank you to: Mark,||11/18/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean20: Become a Smarter Voter||This episode isn’t designed to change your political beliefs. How we used to get our knowledge about politics What it looks like now to stay up to date RESEARCH CANDIDATES Isidewith LOCAL ISSUES KPCC SoCal voter guide Endorsements (example from PBS ca||10/28/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean19: Technology and TV||The Economist says the average American spends 4+ hours per day spent watching TV Think about just how many Simpsons episodes are out there! TODAY’S GUEST: Mark Dawson / @fictionlab TV BEFORE TV NOW Time slots are becoming less and less relevant Cutti||10/13/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean18: Technology for Book Lovers||This episode, we share our favorite technology tools for book lovers. We also talk about how to get pregnant with an iPhone. Finally, we share our new segment called our moment of happiness and give our tech discoveries.||9/22/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean17: Back to school technology (for students, parents, and lifelong learners)||Back to school technology (for students, parents, and lifelong learners) CONTRIBUTORS TO LEARNING TechCouple’s emphasis on healthier relationships, which to us also means an attitude toward life-long learning * Many times that means shutting off the t||9/8/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean16: Technology Tools for Home Buying||This week we invite another great guest. This time, we’re talking home buying and technology. Our guest is Mike Lovullo, of Lantern Bay Realty in Orange County, CA. Mike has been passionate about helping people get into the right home for decades now,||3/17/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean15: Planes, Trains, and Automobiles – Technology and Travel||We are thrilled to welcome a guest host for this episode, as we explore technology and travel. Nathan Plumb is a pilot for Virgin America and is a graduate of Vanguard University, where Bonni works. Nathan is of the belief that if you’re required t||3/4/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean14: Using Technology for Better Health (Part 2 of 2)||We began our two-part series back in episode #13 on how to use technology for better health. In this show, we’ve got the second half of our conversation and three more big areas to look at! 3) EXERCISE How to know what exercises to do?||2/4/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean13: Using Technology for Better Health (Part 1 of 2)||Listen on iTunes by clicking the music note icon on the left, or hear the podcast on our website, using the controls above. There’s even an option to download the recording to your computer, if you want to save it for later,||1/21/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean12: Better Music with Technology||This week’s topics is music! Makes our mood improve Helps us connect with others Creates memories Ignites our energy to exercise more intensely Helps us live happier lives and have healthier relationships Resources for creating your own music: James T||11/25/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean11: Taking it to the Cloud||In the news today: Cloud computing Apple released their new service: iCloud Big news of storing music, photos, files “in the cloud” What does “in the cloud” mean? We used to run programs, store files, on our computers Now,||11/12/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean10: Technology Fun With the Movies!||In this episode, we discuss how to use technology to have more fun with the movies! We also welcome our special guest and friend: Dr. Mike Demas from Maricle Engineering Consulting Trends in movie consumption: Increasing choices of what to watch (not j.||10/29/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean9: Better Relationships Through Effective Task Management||In this episode, we discuss effective task management. Some of the thoughts we share If you haven’t listened to the email management or the “stuff” episodes previously, we recommend you listen to this one, but stop by later to check out those epis||10/15/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean8: Using Technology to Manage Your Money||In this episode, we discuss how to utilize technology to manage your money. Some of the thoughts we share Obstacles we had managing money when we got married Why Quicken became more of a burden than a help The importance of knowing where you are first .||10/1/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7: How to Use Technology for Career Success||In this episode, we discuss how technology can be utilized for career success: Warm welcome to our special guest for this episode: Jeremy Franz from Ignite Health It’s all about relationships, and technology can’t replace that – only help facilit||9/15/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean6: How Technology Affects Our Relationships||In this episode, we discuss how technology affects our relationships. Alone Together by Sherry Turkle Harvard Business Review IdeaCast hosted a great podcast with Dr. Turkle a few months ago We discussed seeing this in practice during our dinner at BJ||9/5/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean5: How to manage all the stuff coming your way||Click play button in audio player above to listen to this episode In this episode, we look some effective ways to be more intentional about all the stuff that comes into our lives. Be intentional about controlling your inputs Teach people how to best c.||8/20/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean4: How do I manage all of these passwords?||Click play button in audio player above to listen to this episode If you’re using almost the same password for everything, you’re heading for trouble! In this episode, we’ll discuss why most people don’t use very secure passwords,||8/7/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean3: Email is taking control of our lives!||People all around the world have been waiting with baited breath for episode #3 (OK, that’s a bit of an exaggeration). In this episode, we discuss how email is taking control of our lives and how to make it work for us.||7/22/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean2: What is Twitter…and Why Should You Care?||Welcome back for our second TechCouple podcast. In this episode, we discuss what Twitter is and why you should care. WHAT TWITTER IS Twitter is a microblogging service You can follow anyone and anyone can follow you A “tweet” is up to 140 characters||7/5/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean1: Help! I Need to Organize My Computer Files||Welcome to our very first TechCouple podcast. In this episode, we discuss how to keep those files in order and work collaboratively with others. We also highlight one of our favorite file management and sharing tools: DropBox||6/19/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
Episode #1 is a winner!
Bonnie and Dave, the “tech couple" are very knowledgable about organizational techniques and how to apply them to the your computer environment, Mac or Windows. They speak in a conversational, easy to understand, tone, which is a pleasure to listen to.
The “Dropbox” section is very informative - they convinced me to give it a try.
Give the “tech couple” - a try! ***** Five Stars