Personal Computer Show Wednesday, August15th 2018 Broadcast IN THE NEWS 25 Android smartphones from well-known brands come with severe vulnerabilities pre-installed How Android Is Fighting Spam Calls Google’s New Rule for Android Phones: Two notches? OK. Three notches? How Spectrum Tries to Stop People from Cord Cutting Gmail update makes your emails a lot tidier How to hear (and delete) every conversation your Amazon Alexa has recorded FEATURE SEGMENTS WEARABLE AND HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES – Dr Alfred Poor Self-healing electrical conductor material; Fast growth forecast for smart patches; Augmented reality app helps autism patients. FROM THE TECH CORNER – Hank Kee Communications Update New Wi-Fi attack highlights the need to upgrade to WPA-3 Here comes Big Cable to slay another rule that helps small ISPs compete New report explains how AT&T and Verizon Overcharge DSL internet customers HOME AUTOMATION – Marty Winston Need for replaceable batteries in backup power systems
The Personal Computer Radio Show
With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King
Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, August 8th 2018 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET
HEADLINES in the NEWS
Facebook partners with major banks
- Facebook partners with major banks to roll out WhatsApp Pay across India
- Facebook Offers Banks Its Users for Their Data
Apple could be used as a 'bargaining chip'
- Apple could be used as a 'bargaining chip' in the trade war, Chinese state media warns
- Chinese News Site thinks Apple should be Sharing more of its iPhone Profits in China and with Chinese Companies
Google Code of Conduct – Don’t Do Evil
- Origin of Google Code of Conduct – History
- Google erases 'Don't be evil' from code of conduct after 18 years
- Some Google employees are confused and angry about a recent report that Google is creating a censored search engine for China
FROM the TECH CORNER – Hank Kee
- JPL Releases scale model specs for Mars Rover Kit
HOME AUTOMATION – Marty Winston
- Reliance on batteries
Personal Computer Show Wednesday, August 1st 2018 BroadcastPRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET Headline NEWS New York State revokes approval of Charter-Time Warner Cable deal. What happens to Spectrum cable customers if Charter gets kicked out of New York? New York's order kicking Spectrum cable out of state 'pretty radical' Voting Machine Vendor Admits Installing Remote-Access Software on State Systems Chrome, Firefox rein in memory-hogging websites Classic Shell returns as Classic Start RadioShack partners with HobbyTown to sell electronics in 100 US stores Feature SEGMENTS From the TECH CORNER – Hank Kee Try this if your phone keeps losing its data connection The Smart Watch is a Solution Looking for a Problem Do You Really Need the Next Generation Smartphone? Home Automation – Marty Winston The design of the maintenance free house is dependent on geography. "
the Personal Computer Show July 25, 2018 third fileof 3 Personal Computer Show Wednesday, July 25th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr. Alfred Poor Update Status of Health Technology Today- Dr. Nick From the Tech Corner 5G and the Internet of Things
Personal Computer Show July 18, 2018 2nd of three files Personal Computer Show Wednesday, July 18th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET FEATURE SEGMENTS From the Tech Corner Back to Basics on Computing Hardware Backing Up Listening to Internet Radio An Inconvenient Linux Truth Home Automation – Marty Winston Light-Centric Sensing
July 11, 2918 Personal Computer Show Wednesday, July 11th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET HEADLINES Facebook flags Declaration of Independence as hate speech Facebook apologizes after labeling part of Declaration of Independence 'hate speech' Facebook relaxed its rules to give these 61 companies special access to user data FEATURE SEGMENTS” From the Tech Corner Free eBooks and Audio Books Tech Support Fraud Home Automation – Marty Winston Socket to Me
Personal Computer Show Wednesday, July 4 2018 BroadcastPRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET HEADLINE NEWS 1. TSA: Fliers will face more scrutiny for powders in carry-on bags 2. Smart Home Security Camera Sends Footage to Wrong Person 3. EU takes first step in passing controversial copyright law that could ‘censor the internet’ 4. Tim Berners-Lee, The Man Who Created The World Wide Web has some regrets 5. AT&T Slipped an Extra $1.23 Onto Your Wireless Bill FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr Alfred Poor Research results show benefits of artificial pancreas systems for diabetics; Deaths from falls continue to rise for U.S. seniors; A soft fabric exoskeleton can help people stand and walk Apple Macintosh – Larry O’Connor Upgrade Options for a Mac Home Automation – Marty Winston C++ Programming "
"Personal Computer Show Wednesday, June 27th 2018 Broadcast WBAI – FM 99.5 NY On the Radio 9:00 PM ET HEADLINES Supreme Court Decision on Sales Tax for Online Retailers Supreme Court says warrant necessary for phone location data Keyboard Service Program for MacBook and MacBook Pro FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr Alfred Poor Smartphone diagnoses sleep apnea, wireless monitors reduce bedsores, Augmented Reality glasses make the workplace safer From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee Cord Cutting with Tubi TV Home Automation – Marty Winston Monitoring power presence at outlets "
Personal Computer Show Wednesday, June 20th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET WBAI – FM 99.5 NY On the Radio 9:00 PM ET HEADLINES 1. Sprint’s new $15 per month unlimited June 7 Sprint to end $15 per month unlimited promotion June 13 2. Verizon has a new, pricier unlimited plan with even more high-speed data: Verizon's New Phone Plan Proves It Has No Idea What 'Unlimited' Actually Means 3. Highly Sensitive Encrypted Email at Risk of Exposure FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr Alfred Poor Artificial intelligence proves 94% accurate at predicting breast cancer complication; NIH opens enrollment for national “All of Us” health data research database; Asus demonstrates watch that can measure blood pressure in 15 seconds From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee The evolution of Website Development WordPress vs Drupal Home Automation – Marty Winston The Cybernetic House of a thousand switches "
"Personal Computer Show Wednesday, June 13th 2018 Broadcast IN THE NEWS Sprint lowers cost of unlimited data plan; AT&T raises price of grandfathered unlimited data plan Facebook bug made private posts of 14 million users public When a most powerful supercomputer may not be the fastest Google facing EU fine over Android antitrust violations FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies - Dr Alfred Poor Pharma firm explores breath biomarkers to guide asthma and COPD treatment; Artificial Intelligence engine outperforms human dermatologists in diagnosing skin cancer; A smartwatch design can display a touchscreen on your forearm. From the Tech Corner Importance of a College Degree in Information Technology – Hank Kee Alternative ways to get educated to learning on the job to becoming self-educated – Marty Winston Home Automation Marty Winston reminds us that JUNE 17 is Father’s Day and why your Dad will be happy you didn’t try to turn him into an elder Geek. "