There never has been a better time to drop your cable and landline providers, the alternatives are endless ! Want to explore ways to decrease your landline, wireless and cable bills? In this highly informative and interactive class, you will find out about new technologies like Roku, Apple TV, Tivo & Hulu. You will find out how to get free HDTV channels and select the proper HD antenna for your area. You will learn how to communicate via FaceTime, Ooma & Google Voice to replace your landline phone, saving money and giving you piece of mind from telemarketers and scams. You will learn how to pick the proper cell phone plan for your family to share minutes and data. In this 1:25 hour course, you will also learn about the improving your wi-fi/cellular signal in your home, resources to measure your wi-fi strength and tips on proper surge protection to protect your TV's, computers, routers, printers and MUCH MORE!
Learn about the different streaming options from Roku, Tivo and Sling TV.
Learn about Tablo, Amazon TV, Chromecast & Apple TV streaming solutions. In addition, we will explore HD antenna alternatives from Terk and other vendors.
We review websites such as Antennas Direct, Terk and Antennaweb to educate our students about antenna selection. Also Aereo case is reviewed. This is a company who had a great idea, however Verizon sued them and essentially put them out of business.
We review the streaming site Hulu and Snagfilms. Also what does it take to go wireless? The benefits of dropping your landline phone, network extenders and avoiding telephone scams
Learn about Google Voice, which gives you one number for all your phones, voicemail as easy as email, free US long distance. Also GV Mate, Ooma, Skype and Facetime will be explored as the latest communication tools are reviewed to help you save you money and communicate face 2 face !
Learn about the different aspects of wi-fi, WEP key passwords, extenders, routers and tools such as speedtest.net that are used to measure Megabits per second.
With over 20 years of technical and training experience in the commercial, government and a variety of diverse vertical markets such as security and wireless communications, Andy Livingston of LAD Communications & Technology is a visionary technology executive. In his work at the Pentagon and other companies, Mr. Livingston created innovative wireless training courses to educate employee's and customers around the globe. His training work with Seniors, Baby Boomers and Beginner's has been featured nationally on AARP/PBS Television's special "The Digital Divide" . For an excerpt, please see http://www.ladcommunicationstech.com/ .
Mr. Livingston’s certifications include being DCJS Certified (Department of Justice - electronic security), Dept. of Defense Secret Clearance, Hewlett Packard University certified & trained (desktop/network) ,Sonitrol Security University trained & certified (security system design) . Mr. Livingston’s wireless experience at AT&T Wireless garnered many awards on a national scale, with his renowned “Rainmaker” business to business initiative that was launched nationally to all corporate owned retail outlets.
His company specializes in the following services: