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The Personal Computer Radio Show

With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday September 18th 2019 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time In The News • GNU founder Richard Stallman resigns from MIT • Comcast, Cable Giants Sue Maine Over Law Forcing Them to Let Customers Pay for Specific Channels • Most of the robocalls you get aren't coming from AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile numbers • How secure is a Chromebook vs. a PC and a MacBook? FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • Business level technical support From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • New AT&T-Verizon partnership raises antitrust eyebrows • The iPhone 11 feels like it’s more about playing catch up than serving as a platform for breakthrough innovation. • What we know so far about the unusual Windows 10 1909 Tech Perspectives– Marty WInston • Winterizing personal tech 

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday September 11th 2019 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time September 11th Remembrance IN THE NEWS • Apple just unveiled the iPhone 11 • The MTA is tired of saving AirPods from subway tracks • Google just released Android 10 • Google Insider Turns Over Docs And Laptop To DOJ • Steve Wozniak “Give me a choice to pay for almost no tracking.” FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • IT Pro Series – Duty cycles, MTBF, failures cycles From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • COBOL Turns 60 • 17 Things You Can Do in Android 10 Home Automation – Marty Winston • Home Automation for Cheapskates

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday September 4th 2019PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Android PDF app with 100m downloads caught sneaking malware into cellphones • How to Get Verizon to Block Robocalls for You • Windows 7 End of Life Support • Wi-Fi 6 Will Be Here Soon. What Is It? • Windows 10 will let you reinstall the OS from the cloud FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • IT Pro Series - Leasing PC’s pros and cons From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • What is Artificial Intelligence? The Home Automation – Marty Winston • Sweating out an understanding of dew point

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday August 28, 2019 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet IN THE NEWS • What’s Thumbs Up and Thumbs Down with the Upcoming Labor Day Computer Sales? • IRS Warns Taxpayers of New Scam Campaign Distributing Malware • Verizon Wireless to End Support for CDMA Only Devices. • Who invented Spread Spectrum? • You Don't Necessarily Have to Pay the Ransom FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • IT Pro Series - Business vs Consumer Personal Computers From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Why cashier’s checks are part of so many online scams • Windows 10 KB4505903 Update Breaks Bluetooth Speakers Connectivity The Home Automation – Marty Winston • How Superman sees 

Personal Computer Show Wednesday August 21st 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Facebook Paid Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Audio Chats • Update Windows 10 Immediately, Warns Microsoft • What is account sharing? • Microsoft axes Office 2019 from 'Home Use Program' • Ohio State University Wants to Trademark The Word 'The' • FAA Bans Recalled MacBook Pros from Flights FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • IT Pro Series - LinkedIn is a must have for professionals From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • The expected product life of a Chromebook starts before the date of purchase • ‘Linux for Chromebooks’ after End of Life Support • Google Docs, Sheets and Slides get a new font for faster reading • Google Workers Demand Company Not Work With Border Agencies The Home Automation – Marty Winston • When LEDs die young

Personal Computer Show Wednesday August 14th 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Windows Defender Achieves 'Best Antivirus' Status • Microsoft catches Russian state hackers using IoT devices to breach networks • Amazon is Asking The FCC For Permission to Test a New Internet Service • Robocall blocking apps caught sending your private data without permission • Warning Issued For Apple's 1.4 Billion iPad And iPhone Users • Google Warning: Tens Of Millions Of Android Phones Come Preloaded With Dangerous Malware • Huawei's Harmony OS FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • IT Pro Series IT Plans From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • FTC Accused of Misleading the Public Over $125 Equifax Payout • Has your browser been sluggish? It may have been hijacked • Flextime and Remote Working is now the New Norm in the workplace The Home Automation – Marty Winston • Acoustic wallboard

Personal Computer Show Wednesday August 7th 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Facebook Let Advertisers Have Your Number • Whistleblower claims Siri recordings regularly sent to Apple contractors • TV networks sue nonprofit to kill free TV service • Amazon seeks distribution hub in Queens FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • IT Pro Series - Backing up your systems From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • We Have a Crisis with Legacy Windows Operating Systems • Where Amazon Returns Go • What to do when Windows Operating System Misbehaves The Home Automation – Marty Winston • Pipe dreams and nightmares

Personal Computer Show Wednesday July 31st 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Equifax will pay up to $700 million in compensation for data breach • US Dept of Justice Approves Sprint/T-Mobile US merger • Uninstall VLC • Google Is Testing Controversial Google Assistant Update • Google to pay $13 million over privacy lawsuit • Walmart and Nordstrom are building stores that don't sell anything FEATURED SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • Voice assistants in the workplace From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Camera for Time Lapse Photography Home Automation – Marty Winston • Storage versus organization 

Personal Computer Show Wednesday July 24th 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Delete These Banned Stalkerware Apps From Your Android Phone • News on the Consumer Electronics Retail Front • Web Browser Extensions Leak Privacy • China Scrambles to Stem Manufacturing Exodus as 50 Companies Leave • LooCipher Ransomware Decryptor Gets Your Files Back for Free • WhatsApp Infects Millions of Android Phones with Malware • Amazon Alexa Keeps Conversations Forever and Shares Them FEATURED SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • Prevention, not waiting til something breaks From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • U.S. Consumer Tech Sales for 2019 to Surpass $400 Billion • Apple Loyalty declining Home Automation – Marty Winston • Dumb backup the smart choice to dodge cyber attacks 

Personal Computer Show Wednesday July 17th 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • FBI Releases Master Decryption Keys for GandCrab Ransomware • Ransom ware Affecting Network Attached Storage • Amazon Plans to Retrain 100,000 Employees • China and United States Trade War FEATURED SEGMENTS • IT Pro Series - Robotic Process Automation From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • 50th Anniversary of Man Landing on the Moon • Ageism Study in the Workplace Home Automation – Marty Winston • Debugging your biosphere

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