The Personal Computer Radio Show - 09.16.20

September 16th, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday September 16th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Covid-19 Internet Speeds • Pandemic Is Taking a Heavy Toll on Our Mental Health • Separating Support for Chrome OS and Chrome the Browser • Dozens of Amazon's own products have been reported as dangerous • Cable-box competition rules have been completely dismantled FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • Misc Network Definitions From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Bluetooth’s Latest Security Issue • U.S. banks and tech firms have no need of H1B Visa talent Home Automation – Marty Winston • Stage Craftiness

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 09.08.20

September 8th, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday September 9th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS 1. There May Be a Privacy Issue with Amazon Alexa for Landlords 2. Cable TV Channels and 4K with an Antenna 3. Working Remotely in the Pandemic May Generate a Tax Surprise 4. Seven Years Later, Court Finally Finds Illegal NSA Spying Program to Have Been Illegal FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • Remote Management and Monitoring From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Google Maps has Added Traffic Lights • Google Releases a New Android Auto Update • The H1B Program Needs an Overhaul Home Automation – Marty Winston • What wiring teaches us about plumbing

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 09.02.20

September 2nd, 2020

The Personal Computer Show

Wednesday September 2, 2020

PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet

6:00 PM Eastern Time

 

IN THE NEWS

  • The Internet Broke Down Again
  • Courts Hold Amazon for Faulty Products
  • Connecting the Computer to Your Brain
  • There is a Global Laptop Shortage
  • New Apple Support Scam on the Rise

 

FEATURE SEGMENTS

IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell

  • Tech and other issues upon return to office

From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee

  • Cord Cutting – Getting Local News and Weather via the Internet
  • Troubleshooting Test Equipment – First Look Triplett Model 200
  • Finding Space for the Home Office in the Home

Home Automation – Marty Winston

  • How not to be afraid of test gear
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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 08.26.20

August 26th, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday August 26th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • FCC Requesting Comment on Charter Implementing Data CAP • Zoom Outage – What is Plan B Alternative to Zoom? • Chinese made smartphones are secretly stealing money • RAM and SSD prices will soon plummet due to oversupply and weak demand FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • IT Professionals do more than just the nerd From 5400 Feet Above Sea Level – Joe King • There is Standardization and There is Standardization From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • What is Cloud Computing and How Does the Cloud Work? • H1-B Program - What Are the Facts? Home Automation – Marty Winston • Keeping your sockets out of your pockets

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 08.19.20

August 19th, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday August 19th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • The Legal Case Against Qualcomm • New Features in Android 11 FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • Demise of Documentation From 5400 Feet above Sea Level – Joe King • Toshiba Post Mortem • There are Cables and There are Cables From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Can Tik Tok Be Trusted? • Smart Locks Can Be Easily Opened with Mac Address Home Automation – Marty Winston • Getting Out of and Back Into Hot Water

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 08.12.20

August 12th, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday August 12th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern HEADLINE NEWS • Frances Allen, A M Turing Award Recipient, Passed Away at 88 • Toshiba is Quitting the Personal Computer Business • Does it Matter Who Owns Tik Tok? • Federal Contractor Secretly Placing Government Tracking Software in Mobile Apps FEATURE SEGMENTS IT PRO SERIES – Benjamin Rockwell • Problems, list or one at a time FROM THE TECH CORNER –Hank Kee • Chrome OS will Run Windows Apps and Windows 10 will Run Android Apps • MAC Address to Each Device Should Be Unique ALL HANDS ON TECH – Marty Winston • Surge and Rescue 

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 08.05.20

August 5th, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday August 5th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time HEADLINE NEWS • William English, Inventor of the Computer Mouse, Passed Away at 91 • News Alert - Mysterious Seed Packets Sent to All 50 States May Be a Brushing Scam • Department of Justice Will Review Intuit Acquisition of Credit Karma for $7.1 Billion for Possible Anti-Trust • Microsoft Windows Defender Flagging CCleaner as Potentially Unwanted Application FEATURE SEGMENTS IT PRO SERIES – Benjamin Rockwell • Work from Anywhere FROM THE TECH CORNER –Hank Kee • Joe King with Origins of The Personal Computer Show • Candidate for Recycling Use of a Door Stop [Old PC] ALL HANDS ON TECH – Marty Winston • Tools That Work Without Touching

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 07.29.20

July 29th, 2020

 The Personal Computer Show Wednesday July 29th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time HEADLINE NEWS • Intel Announced it Will Require Outside Fabricators • How to Receive Free Local Broadcast Service • One of the Oldest Businesses on the Internet Sold for $9 Billion [eBAY] FEATURE SEGMENTS IT PRO SERIES – Benjamin Rockwell • Preparing and Planning for What Happens if I Get Hit by a Bus FROM THE TECH CORNER –Hank Kee • BadPower Attack Corrupts Fast Chargers – Can Melt or Set Your Device on Fire • How to Fix Windows 10's Latest 'No Internet Connection' Bug • How to Connect All Those devices Together? • Bloatware – Free Software You Don’t Want ALL HANDS ON TECH – Marty Winston • When the Thermostat is Where it's At

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 07.22.20

July 23rd, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday July 22nd 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time HEADLINE NEWS • Pure Products Hypochlorous Acid Foggers may Endanger People • Why is there a coin shortage in the US? • FCC Votes to Make '988' New Suicide Hotline Number • Mozilla Bringing a Private VPN to Android, Chromebook, and Windows as a Standalone Service. • Microsoft Dropping Part of Control Panel • Windows 10 May 2020 Update is Slowing Down Games and Causing ESENT Warnings FEATURE SEGMENTS IT PRO SERIES – Benjamin Rockwell • Why Does IT Always Report to Finance? FROM THE TECH CORNER –Hank Kee • Evolution of Cable TV and Chord Cutting • Case Study of the Missing Windows 10 Wireless Adapter ALL HANDS ON TECH – Marty Winston • 0-10V Lighting Control 

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 07.15.20

July 15th, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday July 15th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Cable TV and Streaming TV in Lock Step Raising Rates • Live TV Streaming Services that Cost $20 or Less • Bringing High-Speed Internet to Rural Areas • Mozilla Suspends Firefox Send service • Security Cameras can Tell Burglars When You're Not Home • Google vs Google Chrome FEATURE SEGMENTS IT PRO SERIES – Benjamin Rockwell • IT Dress Code vs Standard Business Wear FROM THE TECH CORNER –Hank Kee • Tax Prep Apps: Intuit TurboTax vs. Credit Karma ALL HANDS ON TECH – Marty Winston • Some HVAC improvements raise suspicions

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