Tech Tonight 27/10/2014

  • A Community Rebooted Project update with a special thanks to Rob of Sorrento for the latest donation.
  • Aaron wants to know about an I-MAC optical drive fix.
  • Iinet stands up for subscribers and we talk about digital piracy and how rights holders try to track down offenders.
  • John is interested in getting vinyl music into digital format.
  • We waste a little time talking about the old days of HiFi systems.
  • Kenny wants to record shows with a set-top box.
  • Joel asks about tips for making a clean install of Windows.
  • Tom is looking for ways to convert VHS to DVD.
  • Nigel is having power problems with a dropped laptop.
  • Mick lets us know about the advantages of VPNs when you want to access services and I explain some other things about VPNs.
  • Daniel brings us up to speed about the Dallas Buyers Club.

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