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With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, August 16th 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS
New Guidelines from the NIST on Creation of Passwords
Consumer Report on Removal of Recommendation of Microsoft Surface Laptops and Tablets is flawed
NASA Chasing the Solar Eclipse in Two Jet Planes
Android Malware Secretly Records Audios and Pictures

FEATURE SEGMENTS
Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
A no-drug alternative to opioid pain killers
Smartphones reveal insights into population obesity worldwide
Gold can be used for ultra-thin, flexible, breathable sensors and conductors
From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee
First Computer Music Festival Held in 1978 at Philadelphia
Where’s the [Internet] SPEED? Where’s the BEEF?
Domain Website Renewal Alert
Home Automation – Marty Winston
Need for Ethernet Surge Protection

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, August 9nd 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

In The News:

  • A New York Library card is your ticket to stream thousands of movies
  • FBI arrests WannaCry hero fir akkeged role in Kronos banking malware
  • Apple exits music player biz by killing iPod Nano, iPad Shuffle
  • Windows Subsystem for Linux to Ship with Windows 10

Feature Segments 

  • Health Technology - Dr Alfred Poor

    • Wearable tech detects drowsiness when driving
    • Free database of wearable tech devices 
    • Nano Scale Robots
  • Digital Camera Evolution - Hank Kee
  • Home Automation - Marty Winston 
    • Spousal Approval of High Tech Equipment in the Home
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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, August 2nd 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS:
Apple removes VPN apps from the App Store in China
TSA Will Now Screen All Electronics ‘Larger Than a Cell Phone’
IBM Beats Amazon In 12-Month Cloud Revenue, $15.1 Billion To $14.5 Billion
Solar Eclipse August 21, 2017
FEATURE SEGMENTS:
Microsoft Software Withdrawal and Deprecation – Hank Kee
Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
Heart Failure Detection with Radar
Translating American Sign Language
Security – David Perry
Interview with Vincent Weafer of McAfee Labs
Home Automation – Marty Winston
Network Controller with Raspberry Pi

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, July 26th 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET
IN THE NEWS
What's today's top Programming Language?
Microsoft Kills Windows 10 Feature Updates For Older CPUs
Features that are removed or deprecated in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update
O'Reilly exits direct book sales
FEATURE SEGMENTS
Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
A Sixth Finger (2 Thumbs)
Connecting to the Human Brain
Self-Monitoring Health
Back to School Electronics – Hank Kee
Product Review - Epson Expression Home XP-440
Home Automation – Marty Winston
Uninterruptable Power Supply Configurations

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PCRS 2017-07-19 Broadcast

Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 Broadcast

PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS

  1. Verizon data from 6 million users leaked online
  2. THE FIOS BATTERY – A Consumer ALERT
  3. FAA offers drone registration refunds following court ruling
  4. Photobucket breaks billions of photos online, upsets millions of users
  5. Consumer electronics company Jawbone goes out of business

 

FEATURE SEGMENTS

  • Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
  • VPN Primer  - David Perry
  • Home Automation – Marty Winston
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Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

NEWS SYNOPSIS:

1.    Supreme Court unanimously reaffirms: There is no ‘hate speech’ exception
2.    A ruling against Google in Canada could affect free speech around the world
3.    Delete Hate Speech or Pay Up, Germany Tells Social Media Companies
4.    US Copyright Office suggests 'right to repair' laws a good idea
5.    Microsoft manages to cram artificial intelligence on the Raspberry Pi 3 PC board
6.    Sony to Restart Vinyl Record Production in Japan

FEATURE SEGMENTS:

Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

1.    Telemedicine may save visits to hospital and doctor
2.    Remote monitoring for overnight hospital stay
3.    Use of AI for early warning on suicides

From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee
Is your Internet connection sluggish or slow?

 

Home Automation – Marty Winston
There is home automation and there is home automation!

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS

1.    Petya, a Copycat Wannacry, What Can You Do?
2.    EU Hits Google with Antitrust $2.7 Billion Fine
3.    Google Stops Scanning your Gmail
4.    Google to Remove Private Medical Data from Search Results

FIRST LOOK REVIEW – Free ProtonMail:

FEATURE SEGMENTS:

Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

1.    Use of VR technology in dentistry
2.    Using the Smart Pill in Prescription Medication
3.    Bionic Implants in Hearing Technology

Cyber Security – David Perry

Home Automation – Marty Winston

Energy Star Power Supplies

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Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS

  • E-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers, Could Encourage Them to Start Smoking
  • Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
  • Amazon patents way to stop you checking online rival prices in-store
  • Best Buy with New “Try Before You Buy” Option”
  • Google Drive App to Become 'Backup and Sync'

 

FEATURED SEGMENTS

Wearable and Health Technology- Dr. Alfred Poor

  • How technology helps the blind to navigate
  • Pacemakers using new technology
  • Seniors 65 and over at high risk of falling

There are Product Reviews and There are Product Reviews – Hank Kee

Home Automation – Marty Winston

  • Electric Grid Crash Override Malware
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS

Chrome OS is ready to use printers without the cloud.
Sharp To Americans: You Don't Want to Buy a Sharp-Brand .
Intel Puts Microsoft And Qualcomm On Notice Regarding X86 Emulation.
Amazon drops its unlimited cloud storage plan.
Apple Opens Up to Third Party Screen Repairs.
You can replace RAM and processors in new iMacs, but there's a catch.

FEATURE SEGMENTS:

Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

When is a digital camera not a digital camera? – Hank Kee

Home Automation – Marty Winston

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Broadcast

PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS:

o   FIREBALL – The Chinese Malware of 250 Million Computers Infected

o   U.S. judge orders Dish to pay $280 million fines, damages in telemarketing lawsuit

o   No, Your Phone Didn’t Ring. So Why Voice Mail From a Telemarketer?

o   Apple Needs to Reinvent Itself. It Just Might Be Doing So; Woz: Tesla, not Apple, will have the next tech moonshot; Recap of Apple Annoucements

FEATURE SEGMENTS

o   Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

  • Augmenting the Human Body
  • Exoskeleton Harness
  • Bio Compatible Capacitor for Implant

o   OP-ED – Hank Kee

  • Renewing Your Domain Registration

o   Home Automation – Marty Winston

  • Backup is Not Infinite

 

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