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The Personal Computer Radio Show

With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

Personal Computer Show Wednesday January 23rd 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS Is Apple Losing its MoJo? 1. Retailers are slashing iPhone prices across China as consumers say the phones aren't worth the cost 2. Apple is Not Learning From its Mistake: 3 iPhone Models in 2019 3. OnePlus is crushing Apple’s iPhone dream in India 4. iPhone SE goes back on sale as a $249 clearance item A True All in One Computer FEATURED SEGMENTS From the Listener Mailbag Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • Documenting Computer Issues From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • How does Office 365 differ from Microsoft Office 2019? Home Automation – Marty Winston • Wasted energy is also dangerous

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Personal Computer Show

Wednesday January 16th 2019

PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time

IN THE NEWS

  • AT&T and T-Mobile Say They’ll Stop Selling User Location Data
  • Windows 10 1903 Will Set Aside 7GB of Disk Space for Windows Updates
  • Don’t Want Microsoft to Reserve 7GB for Windows Updates? Here’s How to Disable It
  • Ring reportedly gave employees access to customer video feeds

 

FEATURED SEGMENTS

Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell

  • Why Reboot Works

From the Tech Corner

  • Is your Hardware Upgradeable to Run Windows 10?
  • Brilliant Blue Light over Astoria Queens

Home Automation – Marty Winston

  • Warmup Mental Exercise
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Personal Computer Show Wednesday January 9, 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS: • Training the Growing Freelance Workforce FEATURE SEGMENTS: Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • Virtual Private Network (VPN) 101 • What types of jobs are there in the field of Information Technology? (rebroadcast) From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee (rebroadcast) • What do you do when your computer seems to run with a mind of its own? • What to do when your system cannot start-up cleanly or it just doesn’t turn on • Preventive Maintenance of Hard Computing Equipment Home Automation – Marty Winston • Returning to the Old Homestead • Return on Investment of Home Automation systems (rebroadcast) 

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, January 2nd 2019
PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time
WBAI FM 99.5 NY 9:00 PM Eastern Time
IN THE NEWS:
Blue Light Illuminates Sky In Queens – Computer System Crashes
Apple is now beta testing iOS 12.1.3
Ransomware SCAM
More popular apps are sending data to Facebook without asking
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 - Windows Sandbox appears
The Totally Free Streaming Service You Didn't Know You Have
FEATURE SEGMENTS:
FROM THE TECH CORNER
What Does the Future of Radio Look Like?
Benjamin Rockwell
What types of jobs are there in the field of Information Technology?
Women in STEM
Home Automation – Marty Winston
Return on Investment of Home Automation systems

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Personal Computer Show Wednesday December 26, 2018 IN THE NEWS: • Apple confirms some iPad Pros ship slightly bent, but says it’s normal FEATURE SEGMENTS: From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • What do you do when your computer seems to run with a mind of its own? • What to do when your system cannot start-up cleanly or it just doesn’t turn on • Preventive Maintenance of Hard Computing Equipment • There's a clear cell phone-cancer link, but FDA is downplaying it • Wireless Printers are Vulnerable when connected to Port 9100 Home Automation – Marty Winston • Forecast of technology in 2019 

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Merry Christmas Personal Computer Show Wednesday December 19, 2018 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Location Data Selling of Consumer Privacy is a $21 Billion Business • New iPhones have Serious Deign and Sale Problems • Taxing Text Messages and Net Neutrality FEATURE SEGMENTS:: Health and Wearable Technologies – Dr. Alfred Poor • Weight lifting reduces chances of heart attack or stroke; • electronic skin detects Earth’s magnetic fields; • Google Glass project at Stanford helps autistic children detect emotions From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • What to do when your system cannot start-up or it just doesn’t turn on Home Automation – Marty Winston • Last minute ideas for the holiday shopper 

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Personal Computer Show Wednesday, December 12th 2018 BroadcastPRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS: • The Dispute between Apple and Qualcomm • Who is Huawei and what’s the fuss with Huawei? • Big Tech Facebook and Google Misdirection - Facebook Used People’s Data to Favor Certain Partners and Punish Rivals - Google indirectly selling your data to companies who pay Google to advertise their products/services. • Microsoft is asking for Government Regulation on Facial Recognition Tech FEATURE SEGMENTS: Health and Wearable Technologies – Dr. Alfred Poor • Wearable monitors help emergency responders; • AI doctors already at work in England; • forecasts show strong wearables market growth From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • There's a clear cell phone-cancer link, but FDA is downplaying it Home Automation – Marty Winston • Resolutions to break 

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Personal Computer Show Wednesday, December 5th 2018 BroadcastPRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS: • 2018 Holiday Season Sales to Avoid • Microsoft helps police shut down fake tech-support centers in India • Apple Warned iPhones Have A Serious Problem • Microsoft Windows Lite • IBM Analog Chip Architecture FEATURE SEGMENTS:: Health and Wearable Technologies – Dr. Alfred Poor • robots in the emergency room, • survey on consumer fitness wearables, • and which works better for employee fitness incentive programs: the carrot or the stick? From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Wireless Printers are Vulnerable when connected to Port 9100. Home Automation – Marty Winston • National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day 

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"Personal Computer Show Wednesday, November 28th 2018 Broadcast IN THE NEWS: 1. Retro Evolution of the Apple iPhone 2. Before the US Supreme Court: Is Apple App Store a Monopoly? 3. US Supreme Court Internet Sales Tax Ruling 4. Mars Insight Lander in Historic Space Flight 5. Android Malware Pulled from Google Play Store after 580,000 Installs 6. MIT Scientists Created A Plane That Flies With No Moving Parts FEATURE SEGMENTS:: Health and Wearable Technologies – Dr. Alfred Poor • Google pulls plug on smart contact lens project; • Artificial Intelligence and smart stethoscope detect heart disease; • and a flexible supercapacitor can be sewn directly into smart garments From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Microsoft Releases Windows 7 & 8.1 Cumulative Updates If you have to reinstall Windows 7, Microsoft Releases Windows 7 & 8.1 Cumulative Updates KB4467107 & KB4467697 are now available. Home Automation – Marty Winston • Soon it’s winter! Making your house warm and comfortable. "

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Personal Computer Show Wednesday, November 14th 2018 BroadcastPRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS • Does the world want foldable smartphones? • U.S. Supreme Court divided over Google class action settlement • Amazon drops free-shipping minimum for all customers FEATURES: Health and Wearable Technologies – Dr. Alfred Poor • What is “interactive life insurance”?; • Consumer concerns about data security; • a new skin patch sensor From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • From the Mail Bag: Q&A from listeners • Preventive Hardware Maintenance • What can you do with a low priced Windows PC? Home Automation – Marty Winston • Up and Over the Roof Top 

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