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The Personal Computer Radio Show

With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

Personal Computer Show Wednesday, September 5th 2018 Broadcast IN THE NEWS  Apple Warns iPhones Have A Serious Problem  Google Gives Vets New Job Search, Business Promotion Tools  Chrome 69 Password Manager  Movie Pass is dead, long live Movie Pass  Amazon launching free video service  Mozilla changes Firefox policy from ‘do not track’ to ‘will not track’  Hackers can steal your Android unlock pattern  Yahoo Mail is still scanning your emails for data to sell to advertisers FEATURE SEGMENTS Health and Wearable Technologies – Dr. Alfred Poor  Smartphone app helps avoid opioid relapse;  eye movements can diagnose disease and injury;  Blue Cross and Fitbit partner for healthier members From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee  Reinstalling Windows 10 from a free Upgrade of 7 or 8.1  Is getting the new 2018 iPhone worth going into debt Home Automation – Marty Winston  The Barnum Effect 

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Personal Computer Show Wednesday, August 29th 2018 Broadcast IN THE NEWS  Linux is 25 years old. How big is its market share?  RISC Reduced Instruction Set Computer – Windows on ARM FEATURE SEGMENTS Health and Wearable Technologies – Dr. Alfred Poor  A backpack gives you four arms;  Fitness band data predicts patient outcomes;  $25 ventilator could save babies’ lives From the Tech Corner - Smartphone Tech – Hank Kee, Joe King  CDMA vs GSM - What's the Difference?  Confusion in the Marketplace  Where is the Adroid Pie documentation? Home Automation – Marty Winston  Sensor measures the round-trip echo time of ultrasonic sound to determine how far away an object is. "

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Personal Computer Show Wednesday, August 22nd 2018 Broadcast IN THE NEWS 1. Microsoft Cortana and Amazon Alexa Meetup comes to life 2. Facebook flat-out lied about number of subscribers 3. Misleading News Account- Firefox Add-On With 220,000+ Installs Caught Collecting Users' Browsing History 4. Google has revised an erroneous statement on Location History 5. H-1B: Suit says Indian outsourcing firm discriminates against non-Indian workers FEATURE SEGMENTS FROM THE TECH CORNER – Hank Kee and Joe King  Estate Planning Should Include Deletion of On-Line Accounts HOME AUTOMATION – Marty Winston  How to get cybernetics and lighting to stop fighting "

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Personal Computer Show Wednesday, August15th 2018 Broadcast IN THE NEWS  25 Android smartphones from well-known brands come with severe vulnerabilities pre-installed  How Android Is Fighting Spam Calls  Google’s New Rule for Android Phones: Two notches? OK. Three notches?  How Spectrum Tries to Stop People from Cord Cutting  Gmail update makes your emails a lot tidier  How to hear (and delete) every conversation your Amazon Alexa has recorded FEATURE SEGMENTS WEARABLE AND HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES – Dr Alfred Poor  Self-healing electrical conductor material;  Fast growth forecast for smart patches;  Augmented reality app helps autism patients. FROM THE TECH CORNER – Hank Kee Communications Update  New Wi-Fi attack highlights the need to upgrade to WPA-3  Here comes Big Cable to slay another rule that helps small ISPs compete  New report explains how AT&T and Verizon Overcharge DSL internet customers HOME AUTOMATION – Marty Winston  Need for replaceable batteries in backup power systems 

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, August 8th 2018 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

HEADLINES in the NEWS

Facebook partners with major banks

  • Facebook partners with major banks to roll out WhatsApp Pay across India
  • Facebook Offers Banks Its Users for Their Data

Apple could be used as a 'bargaining chip'

  • Apple could be used as a 'bargaining chip' in the trade war, Chinese state media warns
  • Chinese News Site thinks Apple should be Sharing more of its iPhone Profits in China and with Chinese Companies

Google Code of Conduct – Don’t Do Evil

  • Origin of Google Code of Conduct – History
  • Google erases 'Don't be evil' from code of conduct after 18 years
  • Some Google employees are confused and angry about a recent report that Google is creating a censored search engine for China

FEATURE SEGMENTS

FROM the TECH CORNER – Hank Kee

  • JPL Releases scale model specs for Mars Rover Kit

HOME AUTOMATION – Marty Winston

  • Reliance on batteries
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Personal Computer Show Wednesday, August 1st 2018 BroadcastPRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET Headline NEWS  New York State revokes approval of Charter-Time Warner Cable deal. What happens to Spectrum cable customers if Charter gets kicked out of New York? New York's order kicking Spectrum cable out of state 'pretty radical'  Voting Machine Vendor Admits Installing Remote-Access Software on State Systems  Chrome, Firefox rein in memory-hogging websites  Classic Shell returns as Classic Start  RadioShack partners with HobbyTown to sell electronics in 100 US stores Feature SEGMENTS From the TECH CORNER – Hank Kee  Try this if your phone keeps losing its data connection  The Smart Watch is a Solution Looking for a Problem  Do You Really Need the Next Generation Smartphone? Home Automation – Marty Winston  The design of the maintenance free house is dependent on geography. "

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the Personal Computer Show July 25, 2018 third fileof 3 Personal Computer Show Wednesday, July 25th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr. Alfred Poor  Update Status of Health Technology Today- Dr. Nick From the Tech Corner  5G and the Internet of Things 

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Personal Computer Show July 18, 2018 2nd of three files Personal Computer Show Wednesday, July 18th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET FEATURE SEGMENTS From the Tech Corner  Back to Basics on Computing Hardware  Backing Up  Listening to Internet Radio  An Inconvenient Linux Truth Home Automation – Marty Winston  Light-Centric Sensing

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 July 11, 2918 Personal Computer Show Wednesday, July 11th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET HEADLINES  Facebook flags Declaration of Independence as hate speech Facebook apologizes after labeling part of Declaration of Independence 'hate speech'  Facebook relaxed its rules to give these 61 companies special access to user data FEATURE SEGMENTS” From the Tech Corner  Free eBooks and Audio Books  Tech Support Fraud Home Automation – Marty Winston  Socket to Me 

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Personal Computer Show Wednesday, July 4 2018 BroadcastPRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET HEADLINE NEWS 1. TSA: Fliers will face more scrutiny for powders in carry-on bags 2. Smart Home Security Camera Sends Footage to Wrong Person 3. EU takes first step in passing controversial copyright law that could ‘censor the internet’ 4. Tim Berners-Lee, The Man Who Created The World Wide Web has some regrets 5. AT&T Slipped an Extra $1.23 Onto Your Wireless Bill FEATURE SEGMENTS  Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr Alfred Poor Research results show benefits of artificial pancreas systems for diabetics;  Deaths from falls continue to rise for U.S. seniors;  A soft fabric exoskeleton can help people stand and walk Apple Macintosh – Larry O’Connor  Upgrade Options for a Mac Home Automation – Marty Winston  C++ Programming "

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