The Personal Computer Radio Show - 12.23.20

December 23rd, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday December 23rd 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time HEADLINE NEWS • Windows 10 20H2 Update Reportedly Damages SSD File Systems If You Run ChkDsk • In Case You Missed It, Cable Companies Can No Longer ‘RENT’ You the Router You Own • Google Officially Announces Android Auto Closed Testing Apps • Google quietly buys company that turns your old Windows 7 PC into Chrome OS machine • Nikon Closing Camera Manufacturing in Japan • SSD Prices Set to Drop in Q1 Due to Oversupply of 3D NAND FEATURED SEGMENTS IT PRO Series with Benjamin Rockwell • Working in the same household From the Tech Corner • Putting All Your Digital Services in One Basket • Flash Memory Card Specifications All Hands on Tech with Marty Winston • It's a Gift

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 12.16.20

December 17th, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday December 16th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time HEADLINE NEWS • Oracle, The Latest Company to Exit California • IBM squeezes 16,000 write-erase cycles from QLC flash • Caveat Emptor, Solid State Makers Swap Parts Without Telling Us FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • Volume License Agreements From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • There Are Cables and There Are Cables, Now We Have USB-C • How Solid State Devices Work All Hands on Tech – Marty Winston • Snow Belts

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 12.09.20

December 9th, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday December 9th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time HEADLINE NEWS • Tesla is Moving to Houston, Texas • Hewlett Packard Enterprise Prepares to Move its HQ to Houston, Texas • US Labor Board Alleges Google Illegally Spied on Workers Before Firing Them • Microsoft Apologizes for Feature Criticized as Workplace Surveillance • Apple Offers Free Fix for iPhone 11 Devices That No longer Respond to Touch • Showtime Launches Free Pluto TV Channel • HBO Max Owner Reportedly Plans to Launch Two More Streaming Services—With Ads FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • Employee Surveillance Programs From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Suggested Stocking Stuffers for the Computer Nerds • Making a List and Checking It Twice for Last Minute Christmas Gifts • What Will Replace NAND Flash Memory? All Hands on Tech – Marty Winston • Photon Emitters

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 12.02.20

December 2nd, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday December 2nd 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Opt Out of Amazon Sidewalk • Microsoft Productivity Score Workplace Surveillance Feature • Unannounced Changes in Android Auto • Apple-1 with Original Box, Signed by Steve Wozniak Up for Auction FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • Ageism in the Workplace From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • How to Speed Up Windows 10 • Visual Voice Mail • Dangers of Using the Same Password for all Accounts • Samsung Misleading Advertisements All Hands on Tech – Marty Winston • Benchware

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 11.25.20

November 25th, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving The Personal Computer Show Wednesday November 25th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • There is 5G and then There is 5G for the Average Consumer • Tesla and eMMC Memory Failures • Arecibo Dish to be Demolished FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • OEM vs 3rd Party Ink and Toner From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Employee Surveillance Software on the Rise • Turn Off Google Gmail Tracking Home Automation – Marty Winston • Wishbones Final Thoughts • Black Friday and Cyber Monday will be a Passing Memory • Joe King with his Thanksgiving Thoughts • Virtual Thanksgiving Day Parades from the Past 

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 11.18.20

November 18th, 2020

 The Personal Computer Show Wednesday November 18th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Microsoft Will Force Update Like It of Not on Build 1903 • FCC Waives 30 Days Notice on Channel Blank Out • Google Storage Will End Free Unlimited Storage June 1, 2021 • Deutsche Bank Says Employees Working from Home Should Pay 'Privilege' tax' • Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI) Arecibo Observatory Dish Damaged Again FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • 5S Made Simple From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • How Cost Effective is Your Internet Service? • Google Will Be Building Its Own CPU Chips Home Automation – Marty Winston • Put UVC Next to Me

 

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 11.11.20

November 11th, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday November 11th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Microsoft may have dropped support for Office 2010, but there are alternatives. • Older Android phones won't support many secure websites by September 2021 • Windows 10 upgrades blocked over Intel Thunderbolt 'DMA violation'. • TV providers on track to lose around 5 million subscribers in 2020. FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • Tech Training in COVID World From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • What is Thunderbolt Technology? • Solid State Drives vs SD Flash Card Memory vs USB Flash Drive Storage Home Automation – Marty Winston • A Geek Salute to Service 

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 11.04.20

November 4th, 2020

The Personal Computer Show

Wednesday November 4th 2020

PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet

6:00 PM Eastern Time

 

 

IN THE NEWS

  • Better Internet in Rural Areas Would Attract New WFH
  • Impact of Cord Cutting on Cable Operators
  • Raspberry Pi 400

 

FEATURE SEGMENTS

IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell

  • Data Piracy is Still Hard Even WFH

 

From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee

  • An Alternative to Zoom Teleconferencing
  • Extending Use of Systems with 32/64 GB eMMC Memory
  • Caveat Emptor - Computer Equipment Reviews

 

Home Automation – Marty Winston

  • Dazed and Glazed for the Holidays
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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 10.28.20

October 28th, 2020

 The Personal Computer Show Wednesday October 28th 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • U.S. Accuses Google of Illegal Monopoly • Amazon Paying for Non Amazon Purchase Data • Nokia blocks Lenovo from selling any laptops • T-Mobile TVision FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • Coding and Programming From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Running Multiple Versions of Microsoft Office • Microsoft Survey: People Believe Companies Bear Responsibility for Protecting Data Privacy -- Not Government • Communications Decency Act Section 230 • Black Friday Sneak Peeks Home Automation – Marty Winston • Tech or Treat 

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The Personal Computer Radio Show - 10.21.20

October 21st, 2020

The Personal Computer Show Wednesday October 21st 2020 PRN.fm Streaming On the Internet 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • StricterRrules to Tighten H1-B Visa for High-Skilled Foreign Workers • iPhone Survey / iPhone 12 Announcements • Yahoo Announces Shutdown Of Social Platform Yahoo Groups • Microsoft Forcing Installation of Microsoft Web based Programs • US Indicts Sandworm, Russia's Most Destructive Cyberwar Unit FEATURE SEGMENTS IT Pro Series – Benjamin Rockwell • IBM Splits in Two From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • IBM's Spin-Off Plans to Streamline the Company • Smart Phone Apps for GPS Car Navigation Home Automation – Marty Winston • Splash Tech

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