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The Personal Computer Radio Show

With Hosts Hank Kee and Joe King

Personal Computer Show May 1st 2019 PRN.fm Wednesday 6 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Alert for Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 Users. • Microsoft Issues Important Windows 10 Upgrade Warning • Google bans one of the biggest Android app developers from the Play Store • Bill de Blasio to ban the classic glass and steel skyscrapers • Feds Rule That One Company’s Gig Workers Are Contractors FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • IT Pro Series - Tech Support 2 of 5 From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • What is the Federal REAL ID? Home Automation – Marty Winston • A straight flush beats a full house 

Personal Computer Show April 24th, 2019 PRN.fm Wednesday 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS • The Mueller Report - When a PDF File is Not a PDF File • New Scam Has Con Artists Offering People Money for 'DNA Samples' • PSC and Charter reach settlement • New York’s troubled wireless system has become a $900M money pit • How cord-cutting got complicated • Wi-Fi hotspot finder exposes millions of passwords • Microsoft Is Closing Its Ebook Store and Taking the Books with It FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • Tech Support – Part 1 of 5 From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Windows 10 - major overhaul of 2019 of new features • After 36 Years, Helvetica Gets a Much-Needed Facelift Home Automation – Marty Winston • Water Conditioning without Salt • After 36 Years, Helvetica Gets a Much-Needed Facelift Home Automation – Marty Winston • Water Conditioning without Salt 

Personal Computer Show Wednesday April 17th, 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • The Case Against Julian Assange • Apple and Qualcomm have settled their royalty dispute • Major Medical Achievement – 3D Printer Creates an Entire Human Heart FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • Software as a Service From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee Evolution of the 3D Printer • What Materials Can Be Used for 3D Printing? • Milestones in the use of building Construction materials in 3D Printing • Body Parts That Can Now be 3D Printed Home Automation – Marty Winston • April showers bring May flowers, but Marty’s still thinking about snow showers and snow storms and ice.

Personal Computer Show Wednesday April 10th, 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Major Browsers to Prevent Disabling of Click Tracking Privacy Risk • Facebook Data Exposure, History Repeats Itself • Ancestry Testing Company Gives the FBI Access to Your DNA • Screen Time has Little Impact on Teen Well-being • Windows Defender ATP is dead. Long live Microsoft Defender ATP • Charter deadline extended again FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • Software as a Service From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Help is Available for Tax Return Preparation Home Automation – Marty Winston • Fighting the Dust Bunnies

Personal Computer Show Wednesday April 3, 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Office Depot allegedly using fake malware scans and charging for repairs • What is the Google inactive account manager? • Why you should never allow your web browser to save your passwords FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • Choosing Monitor Setups From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • The IT Job Market in the Gig Economy Home Automation – Marty Winston • Matching the Proper Wire Gauge to the Circuit Breaker 

Personal Computer Show Wednesday March 27th 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS 1. Fast Forward to March 31st! It’s World Backup Day. 2. Your Implanted Medtronic Defibrillator Can be Hacked 3. Facebook Left Hundreds of Millions of Passwords Unencrypted. 4. How to Check Your Computer for Asus Hack 5. Nokia 7 Plus was Sending Users' Personal Data to a Server in China 6. Save your Google+ Content Before March 31, 2019 7. Firefox Update Blocks Annoying Autoplaying Audio and Video 8. The ITC May Still Issue An iPhone Ban in the US FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • Choosing Monitor Setups From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • There is no one size that fits all for cord cutting Home Automation – Marty Winston • A Birthday Gift Project for Marty

Personal Computer Show Wednesday March 20th 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Scam - Your social security number is about to be suspended! • Charter Spectrum settlement •hotelwifitest.com – a Hotel WiFi Test • When Google Fiber Abandons Your City as a Failed Experiment • Google Hardware makes cuts to laptop and tablet development, cancels products • Two thirds of Android antivirus apps don't work properly FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • Desktop vs Laptop From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • How Much Personal Data People Leave on Used Equipment • Do a little research before you cut the cord. • Personal Computing and the Color Blind Home Automation – Marty Winston • Vernal Equinox- what that means for your house

Personal Computer Show Wednesday March 13th 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • The Raspberry Pi is Now Mainstream • Update Google Chrome Right Now • Saving Trees - Costco is shutting down the photo labs • Changes in the Amazon Business Model • The New York KGB Museum FEATURE SEGMENTS Software Review – Brendan Kidwell • Microsoft Step Recorder Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • Change Mgmt with Monorail Train Developer From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Deleting Personal Data before Recycling Equipment • The Case of the United States vs Huawei Home Automation – Marty Winston • Tomorrow is Pi Day, Sunday is St. Patrick’s Day–does Marty Winston have a recipe for Leprechaun Pie?

Personal Computer Show Wednesday March 6th 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • The web just took a big step toward a password-free future • The Y2K of GPS is arriving on April 6 • Google pay equity analysis leads to raises for thousands of men • Amazon abandons huge office space in downtown Seattle • Tesla owners literally protest over drastic price cuts FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • RAID made simple with Personal Privacy Advisor From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • There is software and there is software • Programming Language to Learn Today and Tomorrow Home Automation – Marty Winston • Daylight Savings Time returns in the wee hours of next Sunday morning – replace those smoke detector batteries 

Personal Computer Show Wednesday February 27th 2019 PRN.fm 6:00 PM Eastern Time IN THE NEWS • Fake Amazon reviews draw FTC fraud charges • Major security issue found in popular password managers • Verizon to lock new smartphones for 60 days • Apps give Facebook sensitive health and other data • Galaxy Fold outdoes the iPhone XS in price • Facebook will shut down its spyware VPN FEATURE SEGMENTS Computer Talk – Benjamin Rockwell • When did you last backup your system? From the Tech Corner – Hank Kee • Listener Questions • Chromebook Revisited Home Automation – Marty Winston • Mardi Gras Preparations 

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