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The Personal Computer Radio Show

With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

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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The Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
PRN.fm at 6 PM ET on the Internet

In The News

Google shutting older versions of Drive, G Suite apps
Microsoft to retire original Windows 10 on March 26
Samsung Galaxy 7 Post Mortem
Personal Computer Sales dropped 5.7% in 2016
Is a Verizon-Charter merger in the works?

 Feature Discussions

Wearable Tech – Personal Biometric Tracking Devices – Alfred Poor
Lightning Strikes and Electrostatic Charges – Marty Winston

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The Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
PRN.fm 6 PM ET on the Internet

 Feature Segments:

o   The Internet of Things and the U.S. Department of Commerce
o   Alfred Poor – Health Tech Insider, Aria Augmented Reality, Rifft Smart Wristband
o   Consumer Alert - ATT, LENOVO  
o   Marty Winston – Newstips, Report from the International Builders Show

In The News:
o   Verizon Unlimited Data No Longer Unlimited
o   Did Someone Say Kodachrome

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The Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

 

Topical Segments

o   CES 2017 Wearable Tech Report - Dr Alfred Poor

o   You never fail to outgrow your stuff – Marty Winston

o   Norway Becomes First Country to Start Switching Off FM Radio

o   The Computing Platform of Tomorrow

In The News

o   Amazon to hire additional 100,000 workers over 18 months

o   Artificial intelligence keeps IBM atop 2016 patent list

o   Consumer Reports Now Recommends MacBook Pros

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Everything Old is New Again

o   Vinyl Records

o   Turntables

o   Ektachrome Revival

o   Super 8 Camera

 Tax Preparation Programs
3d Printing Technology in 2017 
5 Unexpected STEM Cities
Marty Winston ELF

In the News

o   DJI Acquires Hasselblad
o   T-Mobile will credit low-data users $10 a month

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