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The Personal Computer Radio Show

With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 Broadcast

PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

 

TIP OF THE WEEK

o   Amazon One Click Transaction TIP:

IN THE NEWS:

o   WannaCry Update

o   Android Malware ‘Judy’ Hits as Many as 36.5 Million Phones

o   Supreme Court ruling gives green light for hardware modders

o   Intel Corporation's Upcoming Low-Cost Chip Looks Great

FEATURE SEGMENTS

o   Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

o   Home Automation – Marty Winston

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Personal Computer Show
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 Broadcast 

IN THE NEWS

o   Scammers calling Apple users on technical problems
o   Almost all WannaCry victims were running Windows 7
o   All that free music on YouTube is good for you, Google tells music biz
o   Samsung and Google teamed up to make two new Chromebooks that run Android apps

 FEATURE SEGMENTS

o  Wearable Technology
o  Home Automation 

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Wednesday, May 17, 2017 Broadcast

PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS

Hackers Hit Dozens of Countries Exploiting Stolen N.S.A. Tool. Microsoft patches Windows XP to fight 'WannaCrypt' attacks. WannaCrypt shows why NSA shouldn't stockpile exploits, says Microsoft

 

FEATURE SEGMENTS

o   INQUIRING MINDS - What to do with all the lithium batteries that cannot be recycled and are not biodegradable?

o   Wearable Technology

o   Simple Computer Tips for Busy People

o   Home Automation 

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The Personal Computer Show
PRN.fm On The Internet 6:00 PM ET
Wednesday, May 10, 2017 Broadcast

In The News

o   The Intel remote vulnerability is much, much worse than you thought! REALLY? Well not really. Only if you have an Intel vPro CPU.

o   Windows 10 S vs Chromebook OS

o   Most U.S. households have ditched landlines for mobile phones

 

Feature Segments

o   Home Automation – Optimizing Wi-Fi Reception

o   Simple Computer Tip for Busy People

o   Shopping for a Computer System

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The Personal Computer Show
PRN.fm on the Internet 6:00 PM ET

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Technical Topics:

How does one efficiently send a large number of files?
What is the READ and WRITE speed of my USB Flash Drive?
There are USB C Cables and there are USB C Connectors!

 

Feature Segments:

Home Automation: Surges make chargers fry
Wearable Tech: The GOOGLE Watch
Chromebook Update
Simple Computer Tips for Busy People

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The Personal Computer Show
PRN.fm 6:00 PM EDT On The Internet

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

IN THE NEWS

o   Harry Huskey, a member of the ENIAC development team, passed away this weekend.

o   User-created patch lets Kaby Lake and Ryzen PCs receive Windows 7 updates.

INTERVIEWst

o   Gaidar Magdanurov - ACRONIS VP and GM

FEATURE SEGMENTS

o   Wearable Technology

o   Simple Computer Tips for Busy People

o   Home Automation

 

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The Personal Computer Show
PRN.fm 6 PM ET 

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

IN THE NEWS

o   Internet and computing pioneer Robert Taylor dies

o   Support for the original version of Windows 10 ends May 9

o   Raspberry Pi releases an OS to breathe new life into old PCs

FEATURE SEGMENTS

o   Product Review – Acronis True Image New Generation 2017

o   Wearable Technology

o   Simple Computer Tips for Busy People

o   Home Automation

 

Next week our special on air guest is Gaidar Magdanurov, VP & GM of ACRONIS Online Business

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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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