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The Personal Computer Radio Show

With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

IN THE NEWS

o   Windows 10 Creators Update
o   Google's new YouTube TV for $35 a mont
o   August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse in the United States
o   Twitter Lite
o   One in Five Mobile Phones are counterfeit
o   HP rises again as top PC maker

 FEATURE SEGMENTS

      o   Wearable Technology
      o   Simple Computer Tips for Busy People
      o   Home Automation 

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IN THE NEWS

Industry pioneer Bernie Appel passed away

Trump signed broadband privacy repeal

Will VPNs protect your privacy? It's complicated

A free decryption tool is now available for all Bart ransomware versions

Twitter stops counting usernames in replies toward the 140-character limit

Spike in pedestrian deaths linked to distracted phone users

Chase had ads on 400,000 sites, then on just 5,000 - same results

 

FEATURED SEGMENTS

Simple Computer Tips for Busy People

Home Automation

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Personal Computer Show
PRN.fm on the Internet 6 PM ET
Wednesday March 29, 2017

 In The News

o   Amazon will collect state sales taxes nationwide April 1st
o   No network? No problem for Google Docs on Firefox
o   In New York, bringing broadband to everyone by 2018
o   Stop Robocalls At Home And Now On Your iPhone
o   LastPass fixes serious password leak flaw

 Featured Segments

o   Simple Computer Tips for Busy People – Joe Rejeski
o   Home Automation - Marty Winston

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IN THE NEWS

Chrome Throttling Background Tabs to Improve Battery Life
Microsoft says it's blocking Windows 7, 8 patches on latest AMD, Intel chips
Microsoft kills Windows Vista on April 11
US regulator looks at Internet of Things regulation, looks away
How the Internet of Things will affect security & privacy

FEATURE SEGMENTS

Evan Koblentz – Vintage Computer Festival East XII - March 31-April 2
Wearable Tech – Alfred Poor

Simple Computer Tip for Busy People – Joe Rejeski
Home Automation – Marty Winston

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The Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm 6 PM EDT, WBAI FM 99.5 New York 9 PM EDT

In The NEWS

The FCC's investigating AT&T's widespread 911 call outage
New York City sues Verizon over its fiber rollout

Feature SEGMENTS

Sending Equipment Out for Repair
Wearable Tech
Simple Computer Tips for Busy People
Home Automation and Power Tools 
Installing and operating Windows 10 from USB Flash Drive

 

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017

 

FEATURE SEGMENTS

       o   Backup Communications Operating Environment  - Marty Winston
       o   Wearable TECH – Alfred Poor
       o   SIMPLE COMPUTER TIPS for BUSY PEOPLE – Joe Rejeski

 

IN THE NEWS

o   Amazon Engineer's Simple Mistake Brought the Internet Down
o   WikiLeaks Releases Trove of Alleged C.I.A. Hacking Documents
o   'Popular Photography' and PopPhoto.com closes after nearly 80 years
o   Google Photos automatically fixes your pictures' white balance
o   What Happened to the Photography Industry in 2016?
o   Russia-backed malware can now target Macs
o   Google Fiber is restructuring and taking a new direction
o    Interactive Map Shows How Healthy (or Unhealthy) Your Neighborhood Is 

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THE PERSONAL COMPUTER SHOW
Wednesday March 1, 2017 – PRN.fm       6:00 PM ET 

IN THE NEWS
o   Massive Internet outage is sweeping the East Coast
o   Unlimited plans: Verizon, T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint, compared
o   H-1B visa cap is set at 85,000 – April 1st Lottery

FEATURE SEGMENTS
o   Internet of Things - Cloud Your Judgement – Marty Winston
o   Wearable Tech – Alfred Poor
o   Computer Tips for Busy People – Joe Rejeski

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The Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, February 22, 2107 6 PM ET

PRN.fm the Progressive Network

Live Broadcast

In The News

o   In Memoriam – Ross Greenberg
o   Makerbot - 3D Printer Manufacturer
o   Best Buy and Oculus closing Oculus Rift demo stations at 200 of 500 stores
o   Have you deleted your Yahoo account yet?

Feature Topics
o   Wearable Tech
o   Simple Computer Tips

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"Wednesday, February 15, 2017 PRN.fm Broadcast PRN.fm on the Internet 6 PM ET In The News o Mac and Windows Skype users need to update by March 1st o FBI will require FOIA requests via FAX starting March 1st o Microsoft to Retire Windows Vista April 11th ending all support o Verizon vs ATT vs T-Mobile vs Sprint unlimited data plan o Matte black iPhone 7 losing paint o China New Supercomputer – 125 petaflops, 10,649,600 cores, 1.31 petabytes memory o H1-B visa holders account for up to 13% of American technology jobs o Nikon Kills Production and Sales of DL high end compact cameras o Super Bowl halftime show drones weren’t live o IBM forcing remote workers to return to office to work o New Ransomware Twist o LinkNYC Update Feature Segments o Wearable Tech – Alfred Poor o Simple Computer Tip – Joe Rejeski o Home Automation – Marty Winston "

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IN THE NEWS

HP Notebook Computer Battery Recall
Barnes & Noble recalls Nook 7 chargers
Google Pixel Availability
New York AG sues Charter, alleges  fraud on internet speeds
Gmail will stop supporting older versions for XP and Vista
FBI request for Twitter account data
ATT and the T-Mobile Challenge
Vinyl record production gets a much-needed tech upgrade

 

FEATURE SEGMENTS

Wearable Tech – Alfred Poor: EyeQue, LumiWave
Home Automation – Marty Winston:  Septic Tanks

 

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