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The Personal Computer Radio Show

With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

NEWS SYNOPSIS:

1.    Supreme Court unanimously reaffirms: There is no ‘hate speech’ exception
2.    A ruling against Google in Canada could affect free speech around the world
3.    Delete Hate Speech or Pay Up, Germany Tells Social Media Companies
4.    US Copyright Office suggests 'right to repair' laws a good idea
5.    Microsoft manages to cram artificial intelligence on the Raspberry Pi 3 PC board
6.    Sony to Restart Vinyl Record Production in Japan

FEATURE SEGMENTS:

Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

1.    Telemedicine may save visits to hospital and doctor
2.    Remote monitoring for overnight hospital stay
3.    Use of AI for early warning on suicides

From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee
Is your Internet connection sluggish or slow?

 

Home Automation – Marty Winston
There is home automation and there is home automation!

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Personal Computer Show
Wednesday, June 28, 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS

1.    Petya, a Copycat Wannacry, What Can You Do?
2.    EU Hits Google with Antitrust $2.7 Billion Fine
3.    Google Stops Scanning your Gmail
4.    Google to Remove Private Medical Data from Search Results

FIRST LOOK REVIEW – Free ProtonMail:

FEATURE SEGMENTS:

Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

1.    Use of VR technology in dentistry
2.    Using the Smart Pill in Prescription Medication
3.    Bionic Implants in Hearing Technology

Cyber Security – David Perry

Home Automation – Marty Winston

Energy Star Power Supplies

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Personal Computer Show

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS

  • E-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers, Could Encourage Them to Start Smoking
  • Amazon to buy Whole Foods for $13.7 billion
  • Amazon patents way to stop you checking online rival prices in-store
  • Best Buy with New “Try Before You Buy” Option”
  • Google Drive App to Become 'Backup and Sync'

 

FEATURED SEGMENTS

Wearable and Health Technology- Dr. Alfred Poor

  • How technology helps the blind to navigate
  • Pacemakers using new technology
  • Seniors 65 and over at high risk of falling

There are Product Reviews and There are Product Reviews – Hank Kee

Home Automation – Marty Winston

  • Electric Grid Crash Override Malware
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Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Broadcast
PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS

Chrome OS is ready to use printers without the cloud.
Sharp To Americans: You Don't Want to Buy a Sharp-Brand .
Intel Puts Microsoft And Qualcomm On Notice Regarding X86 Emulation.
Amazon drops its unlimited cloud storage plan.
Apple Opens Up to Third Party Screen Repairs.
You can replace RAM and processors in new iMacs, but there's a catch.

FEATURE SEGMENTS:

Wearable and Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

When is a digital camera not a digital camera? – Hank Kee

Home Automation – Marty Winston

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017 Broadcast

PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET

IN THE NEWS:

o   FIREBALL – The Chinese Malware of 250 Million Computers Infected

o   U.S. judge orders Dish to pay $280 million fines, damages in telemarketing lawsuit

o   No, Your Phone Didn’t Ring. So Why Voice Mail From a Telemarketer?

o   Apple Needs to Reinvent Itself. It Just Might Be Doing So; Woz: Tesla, not Apple, will have the next tech moonshot; Recap of Apple Annoucements

FEATURE SEGMENTS

o   Health Technology – Dr Alfred Poor

  • Augmenting the Human Body
  • Exoskeleton Harness
  • Bio Compatible Capacitor for Implant

o   OP-ED – Hank Kee

  • Renewing Your Domain Registration

o   Home Automation – Marty Winston

  • Backup is Not Infinite

 

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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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