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With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, November 22nd 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET
IN THE NEWS
Microsoft Will End Free Windows 10 Upgrade December 31:
Work Around with Windows 10 ISO file
How to remove software leftover artifacts:
IObit Uninstaller 7 Free and Advanced SystemCare Free.
Google Docs went down for ‘a significant’ number of users for over an hour

FEATURE SEGMENTS
First Look Review of Firefox Version 57.0 – Hank Kee
Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
Brain scans can identify adolescents with suicidal thoughts,
First pill with a sensor is approved by the FDA
A flexible battery helps light up a smart dental brace
From the Workbench – Hank Kee
There are notebooks and there are notebooks
Home Automation – Marty Winston
Thanksgiving Thoughts

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Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, November 15th 2017 Broadcast

PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

 

HEADLINE NEWS

  1. Microsoft Will End Final Free Windows 10 Upgrade Program On December 31
  2. Windows 10 Adds Anti-Ransomware Feature in Fall Update
  3. Driverless Shuttle Gets Hit By A Truck During Its Debut Ride In Las Vegas
  4. Researchers Use Aluminum Foil to Boost Wi-Fi Performance
  5. Security software Enigma lost legal battle against antivirus maker Malwarebytes
  6. T-Mobile's gigabit network push reaches 430 markets in US

FEATURE SEGMENTS

Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

  • sensors in a mesh network for worker safety at construction sites
  • a sensor vest to diagnose pneumonia in small children
  • a smartphone app and device to test children’s vision at home

From the Workbench – Hank Kee

  • The Disappearing Digital Compact Cameras
  • Where Are the STEM Jobs?

Home Automation – Marty Winston

  • Hacker gifts 
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Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, November 8th  2017 Broadcast

HEADLINE NEWS

 

FEATURE SEGMENTS

Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

  • retina scan may detect Alzheimer’s before symptoms appear;
  • silicone rubber used to create flexible supercapacitor using a 3D printer;
  • states are changing their laws to support the use of telehealth technology

From the Workbench – Hank Kee

  • Black Friday – Caveat Emptor

Home Automation – Marty Winston

  • air apparent pair apparent
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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, November 1st 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET
IN THE NEWS
Sprint/T-Mobile merger is off, preserving wireless competition
Microsoft axes Outlook.com premium features
iOS apps can turn on your camera any time without warning

FEATURE SEGMENTS
Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
Common smartphone app saves heart attack patients;
Smart hardhat helps workers in emergencies; and
California hospital system offers patients access on Apple app
From the Workbench – Hank Kee
Squeezing Into a Windows 10 32 GB Storage
The Original Copy of the Operating System
Home Automation – Marty Winston
MySQL Red Hat Super Micro

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, October 25th 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS
Bad Rabbit: New Ransomware Attack Rapidly Spreading Across Europe
Newegg is being sued for an alleged Ponzi scheme
China Is Turning Off This Key Feature on Apple Watch Series 3
Google is shelling out $10k A DAY in court fines
Chinese wants to replace Windows
FEATURE SEGMENTS
Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
AI on the Smartphone to deal with Depression
Temporary Tattoo for Early Skin Cancer Detection
Helping Seniors to Live Safely Alone
Crowdfunding – Hank Kee
Home Automation – Marty Winston
Halloween and the 40 Year Maintenance Free House

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, October 18th 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS
This KRACK Hack Kills Your Wi-Fi Privacy
Supreme Court to Consider Search Warrant Power in Microsoft Email Case
Dark Web Ransomware Economy Growing at an Annual Rate of 2,500%,
Western Digital’s MAMR Technology Could Lead To 40TB Hard Drives
Kaspersky Lab and the AV Security Hole
DISCUSSION SEGMENT - Cord-cutting Cable TV
FEATURE SEGMENTS
Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
Home Automation – Marty Winston

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, September 27th 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

FOLLOW-UP
iPhone 8 and iPhone X don't support the new T-Mobile 5G

IN THE NEWS
Equifax CEO steps down -How badly did Equifax screw up?
Terms and Conditions banning bad reviews aren’t legal in America
Russia targeted election systems in 21 states, successfully hacking some
Drop test confirms Apple totally lied about the glass back on the iPhone 8
Ruling gives FAA more power over drones than local governments

FEATURE SEGMENTS
Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
Goggles help low vision users see;
get glucose level readings on your FitBit smartwatch;
a new low-cost, low-power way to send data from sensors over long distances
Home Automation – Marty Winston
Beware of Ransomware remote controlling the Internet of Things

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, October 4th 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS
iPhone 8 Plus reportedly splits open while charging
Security firm finds some Macs vulnerable to 'firmware' attacks
Internet-wide security update put on hold
Equifax couldn't find or patch vulnerable Struts implementations
Has Windows 10 Overtaken Windows 7 Yet?
A mini version of the Commodore 64
Yahoo said every single account was affected by 2013 attack-3 billion in all

FEATURE SEGMENTS
Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor
FDA Approved Continuous Glucose Monitor Attached to the Skin
Denim Jacket from Levy with Conductive Weave to Connect to a Smartphone
Autonomous Wheelchair
Home Automation – Marty Winston
New Developments with the LED Light Bulb

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, September 27th 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

FOLLOW-UP

  •  iPhone 8 and iPhone X don't support the new T-Mobile 5G

IN THE NEWS 

  •  Equifax CEO steps down -How badly did Equifax screw up?
  •  Terms and Conditions banning bad reviews aren’t legal in America
  •  Russia targeted election systems in 21 states, successfully hacking some
  •  Drop test confirms Apple totally lied about the glass back on the iPhone 8
  •  Ruling gives FAA more power over drones than local governments

FEATURE SEGMENTS
Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

  •  Goggles help low vision users see; 
  •  get glucose level readings on your FitBit smartwatch; 
  •  a new low-cost, low-power way to send data from sensors over long distances

Home Automation – Marty Winston

  • Beware of Ransomware remote controlling the Internet of Things
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Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

PRN.fm on the Internet at 6 PM ET

 

What’s important in the news?

§  New iPhones cannot be used with T-Mobile 5g LTE Network

§  CCleaner victim of hack attack

 

Topic of Discussion

Overview of Home Automation Today – Marty Winston

§  What is home automation?

§  Home automation for the DIY’er

§  Home automation should meet a need, not to look for a need

§  How to approach a home automation project

 

Feature Segment

Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

§  Enhance Apple ear pods as listening aids

§  Vibrate pillow to get to sleep

§  Forecast of wearable tech industry

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