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The Personal Computer Radio Show

With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

Personal Computer Show
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Broadcast 

IN THE NEWS

o   Scammers calling Apple users on technical problems
o   Almost all WannaCry victims were running Windows 7
o   All that free music on YouTube is good for you, Google tells music biz
o   Samsung and Google teamed up to make two new Chromebooks that run Android apps

 FEATURE SEGMENTS

o  Wearable Technology
o  Home Automation 

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Broadcast

PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS

Hackers Hit Dozens of Countries Exploiting Stolen N.S.A. Tool. Microsoft patches Windows XP to fight 'WannaCrypt' attacks. WannaCrypt shows why NSA shouldn't stockpile exploits, says Microsoft

 

FEATURE SEGMENTS

o   INQUIRING MINDS - What to do with all the lithium batteries that cannot be recycled and are not biodegradable?

o   Wearable Technology

o   Simple Computer Tips for Busy People

o   Home Automation 

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The Personal Computer Show
PRN.fm On The Internet 6:00 PM ET
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Broadcast

In The News

o   The Intel remote vulnerability is much, much worse than you thought! REALLY? Well not really. Only if you have an Intel vPro CPU.

o   Windows 10 S vs Chromebook OS

o   Most U.S. households have ditched landlines for mobile phones

 

Feature Segments

o   Home Automation – Optimizing Wi-Fi Reception

o   Simple Computer Tip for Busy People

o   Shopping for a Computer System

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The Personal Computer Show
PRN.fm on the Internet 6:00 PM ET

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Technical Topics:

How does one efficiently send a large number of files?
What is the READ and WRITE speed of my USB Flash Drive?
There are USB C Cables and there are USB C Connectors!

 

Feature Segments:

Home Automation: Surges make chargers fry
Wearable Tech: The GOOGLE Watch
Chromebook Update
Simple Computer Tips for Busy People

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The Personal Computer Show
PRN.fm 6:00 PM EDT On The Internet

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

IN THE NEWS

o   Harry Huskey, a member of the ENIAC development team, passed away this weekend.

o   User-created patch lets Kaby Lake and Ryzen PCs receive Windows 7 updates.

INTERVIEWst

o   Gaidar Magdanurov - ACRONIS VP and GM

FEATURE SEGMENTS

o   Wearable Technology

o   Simple Computer Tips for Busy People

o   Home Automation

 

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The Personal Computer Show
PRN.fm 6 PM ET 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

IN THE NEWS

o   Internet and computing pioneer Robert Taylor dies

o   Support for the original version of Windows 10 ends May 9

o   Raspberry Pi releases an OS to breathe new life into old PCs

FEATURE SEGMENTS

o   Product Review – Acronis True Image New Generation 2017

o   Wearable Technology

o   Simple Computer Tips for Busy People

o   Home Automation

 

Next week our special on air guest is Gaidar Magdanurov, VP & GM of ACRONIS Online Business

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IN THE NEWS

o   Windows 10 Creators Update
o   Google's new YouTube TV for $35 a mont
o   August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse in the United States
o   Twitter Lite
o   One in Five Mobile Phones are counterfeit
o   HP rises again as top PC maker

 FEATURE SEGMENTS

      o   Wearable Technology
      o   Simple Computer Tips for Busy People
      o   Home Automation 

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IN THE NEWS

Industry pioneer Bernie Appel passed away

Trump signed broadband privacy repeal

Will VPNs protect your privacy? It's complicated

A free decryption tool is now available for all Bart ransomware versions

Twitter stops counting usernames in replies toward the 140-character limit

Spike in pedestrian deaths linked to distracted phone users

Chase had ads on 400,000 sites, then on just 5,000 - same results

 

FEATURED SEGMENTS

Simple Computer Tips for Busy People

Home Automation

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Personal Computer Show
PRN.fm on the Internet 6 PM ET
Wednesday March 29, 2017

 In The News

o   Amazon will collect state sales taxes nationwide April 1st
o   No network? No problem for Google Docs on Firefox
o   In New York, bringing broadband to everyone by 2018
o   Stop Robocalls At Home And Now On Your iPhone
o   LastPass fixes serious password leak flaw

 Featured Segments

o   Simple Computer Tips for Busy People – Joe Rejeski
o   Home Automation - Marty Winston

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IN THE NEWS

Chrome Throttling Background Tabs to Improve Battery Life
Microsoft says it's blocking Windows 7, 8 patches on latest AMD, Intel chips
Microsoft kills Windows Vista on April 11
US regulator looks at Internet of Things regulation, looks away
How the Internet of Things will affect security & privacy

FEATURE SEGMENTS

Evan Koblentz – Vintage Computer Festival East XII - March 31-April 2
Wearable Tech – Alfred Poor

Simple Computer Tip for Busy People – Joe Rejeski
Home Automation – Marty Winston

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