The Personal Computer Radio Show

With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

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 


Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, August 8th 2018 Broadcast on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET


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



  • JPL Releases scale model specs for Mars Rover Kit


  • Reliance on batteries

Personal Computer Show Wednesday, August 1st 2018 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 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 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 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 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 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. "


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