eSIM explained – August 26, 2023 (Episode 34) | Rich On Tech

034 – August 26, 2023

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Rich talks about Bob Barker’s passing and his memories of being on The Price is Right (https://www.instagram.com/p/Cwasmt9qZW_/) back in the day. Also, Rich talks about his experiences with eSIMs (https://www.forbes.com/uk/advisor/mobile-phones/esims/).

Scott in Atlanta asks about getting iMessages on Android and Windows There are many ways, including Phone Link for Windows 11 (https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2023/04/26/phone-link-for-ios-is-now-rolling-out-to-all-windows-11-customers/), AirMessage (https://airmessage.org/), BlueBubbles (https://bluebubbles.app/), Beeper (https://www.beeper.com/) and Sunbird (https://www.sunbirdapp.com/). Be careful as all of them are working around Apple official protocols. Apple should adopt RCS (https://www.android.com/get-the-message/).

Scott Johnson, founder of the Frog Pants network, and host of the video games news and views podcast, CORE (https://www.frogpants.com/core). Johnson talks about the Sony PlayStation Portal (https://blog.playstation.com/2023/08/23/playstations-first-remote-play-dedicated-device-playstation-portal-remote-player-to-launch-later-this-year-at-199-99/).

Barry in Mission Viejo asks if he will need a travel convertor or adapter for his upcoming European trip. Rich has a few picks (https://www.richontech.tv/blog/power-up-all-of-your-devices-with-this-travel-charger/) for travel adapters.

Threads is now on the web (https://www.engadget.com/the-web-version-of-threads-is-finally-here-174909701.html).

LinkedIn accounts are getting hacked (https://cyberint.com/blog/research/linkedin-accounts-under-attack-how-to-protect-yourself/), so protect yours.

John in Los Angeles is locked out (https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/7682439?hl=en) of his Gmail account.

Shutterfly takes a turn and says they won’t delete your photos (https://support.shutterfly.com/s/article/my-photos-storage-terms-conditions) if you’ve been inactive for 18 months, but they will delete them if you’ve been inactive for 5 years. You can stay active by ordering a photo every once in a while.

Callsheet (https://www.caseyliss.com/callsheet) App is a clean alternative to IMDB.

Judy in San Diego wants to know about Kyocera (https://kyoceramobile.com/duraforce-pro-3/) rugged phones.

Dr. Chris Pierson CEO & Founder of BLACKCLOAK (https://blackcloak.io/) to talk about AI and hacking.

Carrie in Mission Viejo wants to know why her Zoom audio isn’t working. Use mictests.com (http://mictests.com/) to troubleshoot whether it’s a hardware or software issue.

AT&T has a new plug and play internet solution called Internet Air (https://www.att.com/internet/what-is-internet-air/).

Rich is testing out a new all-in-one service for drives, clouds, notes, links and files. It’s called Fabric (https://fabric.so/).

Andrea is in Los Angeles and wants to know how to back up the iPhone besides iCloud.

Emily Dreibelbis (https://twitter.com/electric_humans), electric vehicle reporter for PCMag talked about advancements in EV battery tech and her list of affordable EV’s (https://www.pcmag.com/picks/affordable-evs-electric-cars-you-can-get-for-under-40000-dollars).

Samsung has a special Disney edition (https://www.samsung.com/us/televisions-home-theater/tvs/the-frame-limited-edition/65-the-frame-disney100-edition-qn65ls03bsfxza) of their Frame TV.

Bixby can now clone (https://www.androidauthority.com/bixby-voice-cloning-rollout-3357654/) your voice.

The Atari 2600 (https://atari.com/products/atari-2600-plus) is coming back.

Barry wants to buy a device to keep track of someone with dementia. Rich says to check out the Jiobit (https://www.jiobit.com/).

Roger wants to block ads on Android for free. Rich recommends checking out AdGuard DNS (https://adguard-dns.io/en/welcome.html).

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