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With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, February 14th 2018 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET
IN THE NEWS
911 fees paid by phone customers “stolen” by states to fill budget gaps
We’re a Lot Closer to 5G Deployment than You Realize|
What are the differences between Microsoft Office 2016 and Office 365?
Shipping Scam From China -- What Is 'Brushing'?
Secret iPhone code posted online is ‘biggest leak in history’
Who Makes the Most Reliable Hard Drives?
Amazon Prime Exclusive Phone now with no ads
Don’t buy Huawei cellphones
Chrome soon will warn that lots more websites aren't secure
What is a LUMEN?

FEATURE SEGMENTS
Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr Alfred Poor
Smart thermometers track the flu;
Smart pill analyzes stomach gases;
Smart monitors saved hospitals $100 million in 2017
From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee
Message alert freezing screen regarding system crash
Home Automation – Marty Winston
kitchen tech with HomeAdvisor Smart Home Strategist Dave DiClerico

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DO NOT SEND TO WBAI I WILL SEND DIFFERENT FILE TO THEM FOR FUNDRAISING Personal Computer Show Wednesday, February 7th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET HEADLINE NEWS 1. When is a telephone call not a telephone call 2. Windows Defender to start removing scareware 3. Microsoft Office 2019 will only work on Windows 10 4. Microsoft ditches Windows 10 S in favor of new ‘S Mode’ 5. Cellphone radiation poses no real harm to humans 6. Unlimited wireless data is here to stay; check your options 7. Apple properly fixes the 1+2+3 Calculator bug in iOS 8. Best Buy is pulling CD’s from its stores 9. Google Fiber’ wireless Internet is leaving Boston FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr Alfred Poor  Drug-free treatment for pain;  diagnose disease with breath samples;  new approach to a smart contact lens to measure glucose levels From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee  Evolution from 1G to 5G Technologies Home Automation – Marty Winston  If This Then That in Home Automation  book review , Cyber Mercenaries." "

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January 31st 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS 1. Fujifilm recalls nearly 300,000 camera power adapters 2. Wearable devices tracking military personnel 3. Apple drastically reduces production of iPhone X 4. Apple cooperating with info for Chinese government 5. Fujifilm takes over Xerox 6. Satellite lost in space found 7. DDR memory prices 8. Smartphones and the iGen generation 9. Windows 10 future updates FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr Alfred Poor  Telehealth proves to save money,  artificial intelligence helps an amputee play jazz piano,  and an implantable sensor dissolves in four days From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee  The FBI lost text messages Home Automation – Marty Winston  Concerns for Environmental Controls "

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Wednesday, January 24th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET HEADLINE NEWS 1. Qualcomm Slapped With $1.23 Billion EU Fine for Illegal Payments to Apple 2. Apple 'text bomb' can crash iPhones with a single message 3. Microsoft patches earlier Meltdown patch for AMD PCs to allow boot 4. Amazon’s new ‘$10 and Under with free shipping 5. Apple Macs Have Yet Another Password-Bypassing Bug 6. Malicious Google Chrome And Firefox Extensions Near Impossible To Remove 7. Kaspersky Lab Warns of Extremely Sophisticated Android Spyware Tool 8. Apple plans new U.S. campus, to pay $38 billion in foreign cash taxes 9. Apple iOS update will allow users to disable intentional battery slowdowns FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr Alfred Poor  Smartphone app diagnoses coughs,  device can help prevent migraines without pills,  and augmented reality glasses help a blind high school student see From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee  Artificial Intelligence is Artificial and is Vulnerable Home Automation – Marty Winston  correcting bad experiences "

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Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, January 17th 2018 Broadcast

PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

 

HEADLINE NEWS

  • Microsoft: Windows 10 patches causes lockout  if your AV clashes with Meltdown fix. How to Fix Windows 10 Boot lockout
  • US Supreme Court will revisit ruling on collecting internet sales tax
  • End of a chip boom? Memory chip price drop
  • 2017 PC sales dropped according to Gartner. PC sales grew for the first time since 2011 - according to IDC. Who has it right?

 

FEATURE SEGMENTS

Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr Alfred Poor

  • CES 2018 recap – aging in place technology;
  • market shift from consumer to enterprise;
  • and the problem with sleep technology device

Home Automation – Marty Winston

Rebroadcast of Dr. Alfred Poor at CES with corporate executives

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Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, January 10th 2018 Broadcast

PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

 

HEADLINE NEWS

  • HP recalls 50,000 Battteries
  • Intel CPU Design Flaws [In a Nutshell]
  •  Apple iPhone Battery

 

FEATURE SEGMENTS

Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr A;fred Poor

  • Report Coverage of CES 2018 in Los Vegas

 

Home Automation – Marty Winston

  • New Year Update of  the 40 Year Maintenance Free House
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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, December 20th 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS:
FCC ACTS TO RESTORE INTERNET FREEDOM
Hard Questions: Is Spending Time on Social Media Bad for Us?
A Huge Security Hole In AT&T DirecTV Gives Hackers An Easy Route To Spy On Your Home
T-Mobile to Launch Pay-TV Service
FEATURE SEGMENTS
Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
ask Alexa for best prescription prices;
smartphone app helps reduce dangerous infections;
neuropsychiatric conditions may be diagnosed by smartphone
From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee
Net Neutrality in the United States
Home Automation – Marty Winston
Changes to the 40 Year House

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, December 13th 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET
IN THE NEWS
Microsoft Pushes Emergency Patch For ‘Critical’ Malware Protection Engine Flaw
Hackers Can Control Your PC with This 17 Year Old Microsoft Word Bug
HP patches hundreds of laptops to remove hidden keylogger
Microsoft Launches “Windows 10 On ARM” —20+ Hours Of Battery Life
“Always Connected” Windows PCs
Stocking Stuffers

FEATURE SEGMENTS
Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
3D scanner identifies skin cancer
facial recognition AI is used to identify viruses
large organizations are buying fitness wearables for employees
From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee
Legacy Equipment in 2020 - Rest in Peace
Home Automation – Marty Winston
Digital Addressable Lighting Interface LED lighting control

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

Trouble Shooting Problems the Past Week
IN THE NEWS:
1.    New Firefox Runs Like a Rabbit
2.    FDA Gives Nod to Apple Watch EKG Reader Accessory
3.    macOS UPDATE ACCIDENTALLY UNDOES APPLE'S "ROOT" BUG PATCH

 FEATURE SEGMENTS
Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
§  a look back at my predictions for 2017 and how they turned out

Home Automation – Marty Winston
§  using the I2C standard to get info from several sensors to a single pair of wires

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         IN THE NEWS
    You can log into macOS High Sierra as root with no password
    Upgraded Windows 7 to Windows 10. What’s Your New Serial ID?
    Google Is Tracking Your Android Phone’s Location Even With Location Turned Off
    482 Popular Websites Are Recording Your Every Keystroke And Mouse Movements
    Data release: list of websites that have third-party “session replay” scripts
    https://webtransparency.cs.princeton.edu/no_boundaries/session_replay_sites.html
        FEATURE SEGMENTS
    Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
    New digital tags that you attach to your clothing for 24/7 activity monitoring,
    printing replacement hearts using a patient’s own blood cells,
    and the rapid growth of wearable patches for health and medical applications.
    From the Workbench – Hank Kee
    Difference Between Tethering & Hotspot: Which One Is More Secure?
    The difference between 32 bit and 64 bit Windows OS
    Home Automation – Marty Winston
    What is a Raspberry Pi?
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