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NOVEMBER2017HOSTSMP3 AUDI
November 15 Microsoft will end the final free Windows 10 upgrade option on December 31st. Windows 10 adds Anti-Ransomware feature in Fall update. Driverless Shuttle Gets Hit By A Truck During Its Debut Ride In Las Vegas. Researchers Use Aluminum Foil to Boost Wi-Fi Performance. Security software Enigma lost legal battle against antivirus maker Malwarebytes. T-Mobile's gigabit network push reaches 430 markets in US. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology: sensors in a mesh network for worker safety at construction sites, a sensor vest to diagnose pneumonia in small children, a smartphone app and device to test children's vision at home. Hank Kee on the Disappearing Digital Compact Cameras. Where are the STEM Jobs? Marty Winston on Hacker gifts. Hank Kee
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November 8 iOS apps can turn on the camera any time without warning. Proof of concept app exploits iOS camera permissions to secretly take pictures and videos. Google Docs users getting locked out of their files. The lockout was fixed, but privacy fears remain. Microsoft will end free Windows 10 upgrades on December 31st. Create Windows 10 installation media here. The Convergence of the CPU and GPU. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology discussed how a retina scan may detect Alzheimers before symptoms appear, silicone rubber used to create a flexible supercapacitor using a 3D printer and US states are changing their laws to support the use of telehealth technology. Hank Kee on Black Friday - Caveat Emptor. Marty Winston on air apparent pair apparent. Hank Kee
Joe King
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November 1 The Sprint/T-Mobile merger is off. Microsoft axes Outlook.com premium features. iOS apps can turn on your camera at any time without warning. Wearable and Health Technology with Dr Alfred Poor: Common mobile app saves heart attack patients; Smart hardhat helps workers in emergencies; and California hospital system offers patients access on Apple app From the Workbench. Hank Kee on squeezing into a Windows 10 32 GB Storage the original copy of the Operating System. Home Automation with Marty Winston: MySQL Red Hat Super Micro. Hank Kee
Joe King
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OCTOBER2017HOSTSMP3 AUDI
October 25 New ransomware that attacks Windows called Bad Rabbit is spreading across Europe. One defense is to create a couple files. Retailer Newegg is being sued for an alleged Ponzi scheme. China is Turning Off a key feature of the Apple watch series 3. Google is shelling out $10k a day in court fines. The Chinese want to replace Windows. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology. AI on the Smartphone to deal with Depression. Temporary Tattoo for Early Skin Cancer Detection. Helping Seniors to Live Safely Alone. Crowdfunding by Hank Kee. Marty Winston on Home Automation. Halloween and the 40 Year Maintenance Free House. Hank Kee
Joe King
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October 18 This KRACK Hack kills Wi-Fi privacy. Supreme Court to Consider Search Warrant Power in Microsoft email case. Dark Web Ransomware Economy growing at an Annual Rate of 2,500%. Western Digital’s MAMR Technology Could Lead To 40TB Hard Drives. Kaspersky Lab and the AV Security Hole. Cord-cutting Cable TV. Wearable and Health Technology by Dr Alfred Poor. Home Automation by Marty Winston. Check the status of bug fixes for KRACK at: WiFi is broken - here's the companies that have already fixed it and List of Firmware & Driver Updates for KRACK WPA2 Vulnerability and at US Cert. Hank Kee WBAI 128kbps
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October 11 AOL Instant Messaging is being retired in December. Chinese state media has reported bloated batteries in iPhone 8s. Home Internet prices may double. Cord cutting. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology. The smart bandage. Wearable for early skin cancer detection. Self-winding smart watch. Marty Winston on Home Automation. Does anyone do soldering? Hank Kee PRN 128kbps
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October 4 iPhone 8 Plus reportedly splits open while charging. Security firm finds some Macs vulnerable to firmware attacks. Internet-wide security update put on hold. Equifax couldn't find or patch vulnerable Struts implementations. Popularity contest: Windows 10 vs. 7. A mini version of the Commodore 64. Yahoo said every single account was affected by 2013 attack. Wearable and Health Technology with Dr Alfred Poor: FDA approved continuous Glucose monitor attached to the skin; Denim Jacket from Levy with Conductive Weave to connect to a smartphone. Autonomous wheelchair home automation with Marty Winston: New developments with LED light bulbs. Hank Kee PRN 128kbps
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SEPTEMBER2017HOSTSMP3 AUDI
September 27 New iPhones cannot be used with T-Mobile 5g LTE Network. The advantages of 5G networks. Joe dislikes the new USB type C ports on his new Android phone. Equifax CEO steps down. How badly did Equifax screw up? Terms and Conditions banning bad reviews are not legal. Russia targeted election systems in 21 states, successfully hacking some. Drop test confirms Apple lied about the glass back on the iPhone 8. Wearable and Health Technology with Dr Alfred Poor: Goggles help low vision users see; Get glucose level readings on your FitBit smartwatch; A new cheap low-power way to send data from sensors over long distances. Home Automation with Marty Winston: ransomware remote controlling the Internet of Things. Hank Kee
Joe King
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September 20 New iPhones cannot be used with T-Mobile 5g LTE Network. CCleaner victim of hack attack. Marty Winston offers an Overview of Home Automation Today: What is it, Home automation for the DIYer, Home automation should meet a need, not to look for a need and How to approach a home automation project. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology: Enhance Apple ear pods as listening aids, Vibrate pillow to get to sleep and a forecast of wearable tech industry. Hank Kee
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September 13 Jerry Pournelle passed away at age 84. Who invented email. Best Buy pulling Kaspersky software from shelves. Equifax Says Cyberattack May Have Affected 143 Million in the U.S. Apple Unveils iPhone X and 8 Models as it upgrades TV set-top box. Wearable and Health Technology with Dr Alfred Poor: Custom 3D Printed Insoles, An Endoscope for Endoscopy, Energy Harvesting. Home Automation with Marty Winston: Electronic Workbench. Hank Kee
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September 6 Defamation lawsuit over who invented email is thrown out of court. Four million Time Warner users with MyTWC app were unsecured. Why the US government should not ban Kaspersky security software. US government claims it can jail you indefinitely for not decrypting your data. Wearable and Health Technology with Dr. Alfred Poor: Lower Body Exoskeleton, Wearable Lab Tests, Robotic Arm and Hand that can Heal Itself. Home Automation with Marty Winston: Using Solar Panels Off the Grid. Hank Kee WBAI 56Kbps
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AUGUST2017HOSTSMP3 AUDI
August 30 New 3D printers can print carbon fiber-infused nylon that can be as strong as steel. FTC to give back tech support scamming money to the bilked. T-Mobile Starts Building Low-Band Wireless Network for rural communities. On Air Guest - Dr. Rebecca Mercuri, one of the leading international experts on electronic voting. Topic: the upcoming primaries in September: How accurate will the vote count be? Different voting machines have varying degrees of integrity. Federal and local jurisdiction on voter qualification. Open vs proprietary software. Hank Kee
Joe King
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August 23 A patent that helped Amazon take over online commerce is expiring. FBI reportedly advising companies to ditch Kaspersky software. Fixing Windows 10 Audio Static. Express Updates for Windows 10. Recycling Storage Equipment. Hank Kee on Do you still need a tablet? Home Automation with Marty Winston. Being at the Center of the Solar Total Eclipse. Gas Discharge Tubes. Hank Kee
Joe King
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August 16 Ancient advice about passwords was all wrong. Hank thinks Consumer Reports knock on Microsoft Surface laptops is not fair. Airplanes track the eclipse. Android Malware secretly records audio and pictures. Wearable and Health Technology by Dr Alfred Poor. A no-drug alternative to opioid pain killers. Smartphones reveal insights into population obesity. Gold can be used for ultra-thin, flexible, breathable sensors and conductors. From the Tech Corner by Hank Kee. Where's the [Internet] SPEED? Where's the BEEF? Domain Website Renewal Alert. Marty Winston on home automation and Ethernet surge protection. Hank Kee PRN 56Kbps
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August 9 A New York library card is your ticket to stream thousands of movies. Apple stops making the iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle. Windows Subsystem for Linux to ship with Windows 10. Hank recalls 1986. A history of using tapes for backup. Dr Alfred Poor on Health Technology: wearable tech detects drowsiness when driving. Also, a free database of wearable tech devices. Nano Scale Robots. Hank Kee on the Digital Camera Evolution. Marty Winston on Home Automation - Spousal Approval of High Tech Equipment in the Home. Hank Kee
Joe King
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August 2 Different shows this week again on WBAI and on PRN. Fund Raising on WBAI. A new financing option for a Microsoft Surface PC. Apple removes VPN apps from the App Store in China. TSA will screen electronics larger than a cell phone. Solar Eclipse on August 21st. David Perry with an interview from Blackhat. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology - specifically, heart failure monitoring. See HealthTechInsider.com for more. Hank on Microsoft Software Withdrawal and Deprecation. Translating American sign language. Home Automation with Marty Winston. Network Controller with Raspberry Pi. Hank Kee
Joe King
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JULY2017HOSTSMP3 AUDI
July 26 Different shows this week on WBAI and on PRN. Both featured: Health Technology with Dr Alfred Poor - A Sixth Finger (2 Thumbs), Connecting to the Human Brain, Self-Monitoring Health. Hank on Back to School Electronics. A review of the Epson Expression Home XP-440. Marty Winston on Home Automation. Uninterruptable Power Supply (UPS) configurations.
PRN: What's todays top Programming Language? Microsoft Kills Windows 10 feature updates for older CPUs. Features that are removed or deprecated in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. O'Reilly exits direct book sales.
WBAI: Fund Raising Drive Premium for a requested donation of $100: System Maintenance DVD and ACRONIS 2017 TrueImage System.
Hank Kee
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July 19 Different shows this week on WBAI and on PRN. Both featured: Health Technology by Dr Alfred Poor. A VPN Primer by David Perry. Home Automation by Marty Winston.
PRN: Verizon data from 6 million users leaked online. Consumer alert on FIOS batteries. FAA offers drone registration refunds. Photobucket breaks billions of photos online, upsets millions of users. Consumer electronics company Jawbone goes out of business.
WBAI: PREMIUM - System Maintenance DVD and ACRONIS TrueCopy 2017 Pro version Tool KIT for a requested contribution: $100. We have been preaching the need to BACKUP, BACKUP, and BACKUP. Acronis is the gold standard product that includes all the whistles and bells that may be needed to do backup of your data, programs and operating system files. All this can take place in automatic and silent mode. It is a fully license copy of their top of the line version software. It supports up to five computing systems (Mac and Windows) and an unlimited number of cell phones.
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July 12 Special show: Convergence of Technology with Health Issues. A discussion with Alfred Poor and Dan Rosenbaum. Rosenbaum is a wearable technology expert, an award-winning writer, and 30-year technology journalist. He writes Wearable Tech Insider, a website that tracks new products, corporate news, and technology developments in the world of wearable technology. He comments about wearable technology products features and usability, corporate and product news, technology developments, and market analysis. Health Tech Insider is written by Alfred Poor, PhD, who has been fascinated by science and technology from an early age. With a Biology degree from Harvard, he went on to spend 30 years writing about a wide range of technology topics, including more than 22 years writing for PC Magazine and other major computing titles. Author or co-author of more than a dozen books, Alfred can heard here in his weekly segment on Wearable and Health Technologies. Hank Kee
Alfred Poor
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July 5 Supreme Court reaffirms that there is no "hate speech" exception. A ruling against Google in Canada could affect free speech around the world. Germany cracking down on hate speech in social media. US Copyright Office suggests "right to repair" laws a good idea. Microsoft manages to cram artificial intelligence on the Raspberry Pi 3 PC board. Sony to make vinyl records again. Dr Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology: Tele-medicine may save visits to hospital and doctor, Remote monitoring for overnight hospital stays, use of AI for early warning on suicides. Hank on slow net connections. Marty Winston on Home Automation. Hank Kee
Joe King
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JUNE2017HOSTSMP3 AUDI
June 28 The latest ransomware, Petya. Protecting yourself. Portable apps. EU fines Google $2.7 Billion over antitrust. Google stops scanning Gmail to place ads. Google to remove private medical data from search results. ProtonMail. Dr Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology: Use of VR technology in dentistry, Using the Smart Pill in Prescription Medication and Bionic Implants in Hearing Technology. David Perry on cyber security. Marty Winston on Home Automation: Energy Star Power Supplies. Hank Kee
Joe King
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June 21 Special show on July 12th about the convergence of tech and health. An e-cigarette can infect a Windows computer with a virus. Amazon to buy Whole Foods. Amazon patents way to stop you checking online rival prices in-store. Best Buy has a new 'Try Before You Buy' option. Google Drive App to Become 'Backup and Sync'. Wearable and Health Technology by Dr. Alfred Poor. How technology helps the blind to navigate. Pacemakers using new technology. Seniors 65 and over at high risk of falling. Hank Kee on product reviews in general. Home Automation by Marty Winston. Electric Grid Crash Override Malware. Hank Kee
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June 14 Special show on July 12th about the convergence of tech and health. Chrome OS (the operating system on Chromebooks) is starting 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. Wearable and Health Technology by Dr. Alfred Poor. When is a digital camera not a digital camera? by Hank Kee. Home Automation by Marty Winston. Hank Kee
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June 7 Joe seeks out a cheaper price on a prescription. He had a great experience at www.goodrx.com. Chinese malware known as Fireball is on 250 million computers. Dish is fined $280 million for damages in telemarketing lawsuit. Ringless voicemail and telemarketing. Apple Needs to Reinvent Itself. It Just Might Be Doing So; Woz: Tesla, not Apple, will have the next tech moonshot; Recap of Apple announcements. Health Technology with Dr. Alfred Poor: Augmenting the Human Body, Exoskeleton Harness and Bio Compatible Capacitor for Implant. Hank on renewing a domain with GoDaddy - it did not go well. Home Automation with Marty Winston: Backup is Not Infinite. Hank Kee
Joe King
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MAY2017HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
May 31 PRN only this week. An Amazon OneClick transaction tip. Updates on WannaCry. Android malware 'Judy' hits as many as 36 million phones. Supreme Court ruling gives green light for hardware modders. Intel's upcoming low cost chip looks great. Alfred Poor on Health technology. Marty Winston on Home Automation. Hank Kee
Joe King
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May 24 Scammers calling Apple users on technical problems. Almost all WannaCry victims were running Windows 7. The free music on YouTube is good for you, Google tells music business. Samsung and Google teamed up to make two new Chromebooks that run Android apps. Wearable Technology. Home Automation. Hank Kee
Joe King
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May 17 PRN only this week, no WBAI. WannaCry/WannaCrypt ransomware hits computers world-wide. Microsoft patches Windows XP to fight WannaCry. WannaCry shows why NSA shouldn't stockpile exploits, says Microsoft. What to do with lithium batteries that cannot be recycled and are not biodegradable? Wearable Technology. Simple Computer Tips for Busy People. Home Automation. Hank Kee
Joe King
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May 10 PRN only this week, no WBAI. Intel security flaw in their AMT hardware affects only business computers. Windows 10 S. A second look at Chromebooks. Most U.S. households have ditched landlines for mobile phones. Home Automation - Optimizing Wi-Fi Reception. Simple Computer Tip for Busy People. Shopping for a Computer System. Hank Kee
Joe King
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May 3 PRN only this week, no WBAI. Lightning strikes on a house. Surge protection. Joe on his Android Pixel phone. Speed of USB flash drives and memory cards. How does one efficiently send a large number of files? WinISO program for Windows 7 lets you open an ISO file directly. File Hippo is a trustworthy source for Windows software. There are USB C Cables and there are USB C Connectors! Wearable Tech: The GOOGLE Watch. An update on Chromebooks which now dominate the education market. Simple Computer Tips for Busy People. Hank Kee
Joe King
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APRIL2017HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
April 26 Harry Huskey, a member of the ENIAC development team, passed away. A user-created patch lets Kaby Lake and Ryzen PCs receive Windows 7 bug fixes. An interview with Gaidar Magdanurov of Acronis. Wearable Technology. Simple Computer Tips for Busy People. Home Automation. Upcoming schedule: the show will be pre-empted on WBAI May 3rd and May 10th. Not sure yet about May 17th, 24th and 31st. Regardless, the show will air on PRN.fm. Hank Kee
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April 19 What to backup. A review of Acronis backup software. Pros/cons of cloud backups. Internet and computing pioneer Robert Taylor dies. Support for the original version of Windows 10 ends May 9. Raspberry Pi releases an OS to breathe new life into old PCs. Wearable Technology. Simple Computer Tips for Busy People. Home Automation. Next week our guest will be Gaidar Magdanurov from Acronis Online Business. Hank Kee
Joe King
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April 12 Windows 10 now has a new service pack with a new drawing programing. New YouTube TV is $35 a month. August 21, 2017 Solar Eclipse in the United States. Twitter Lite. One in Five Mobile Phones are counterfeit. HP rises again as top PC maker. Alfred Poor on Wearable Technology for seriously ill children. Simple Computer Tips for Busy People. Home Automation. Hank Kee
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April 5 Bernie Appel of Radio Shack passed away. Reminiscing about the TRS80 computer and the dawn of PCs. Hank talks about computers in the late 1950s. US Government lets your Internet Service Provider Invade Subscriber Privacy. VPNs. A free decryption tool for Bart ransomware. 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. Simple Computer Tips for Busy People. Home Automation. Hank Kee
Joe King
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MARCH2017HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
March 29 About the show. Typewriters. Amazon will collect state sales taxes nationwide April 1st. No network? Google Docs works offline with the Chrome browser. Coming soon to Firefox. Hank likes Kingsoft Office, its free. In New York, bringing broadband to everyone by 2018. Stop Robocalls at home and now on your iPhone. LastPass fixes serious password leak flaw. Simple Computer Tips for Busy People - Joe Rejeski. Home Automation - Marty Winston. Hank Kee
Joe King
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March 22 Chrome throttling background tabs to improve battery life. Microsoft dictates that new PCs must run Windows 10. They are dong this by blocking bug fixes on Windows 7 and 8 on the latest processors. No more Windows Vista bug fixes as of April 11. An interview with Evan Koblentz who runs the Vintage Computer Federation. They will have a festival in Wall New Jersey on March 31 - April 2. Alfred Poor on Wearable Tech. Simple Computer Tip for Busy People by Joe Rejeski. Home Automation from Marty Winston. US regulator looks at IoT regulation. IoT security and privacy. Hank Kee
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March 15 AT&T suffered a 911 call outage. The Geek Squad might be FBI informants. New York City sues Verizon over FIOS availability. Joe tells about sending equipment out for repair. Home automation and Power Tools. Alfred Poor of HealthTechInsider. Wearable Tech. Simple Computer Tips for busy people. Installing and running Windows 10 from a USB flash drive. Hank Kee
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March 8 PRN.fm only this week. Simple mistake brought down Amazon. WikiLeaks Releases C.I.A. Hacking Documents. Popular Photography and PopPhoto.com closes after nearly 80 years. Google Photos automatically fixes white balance. The Photography industry in 2016. Russia-backed malware targets Macs. Google Fiber is taking a new direction. Map Shows How Healthy (or Unhealthy) Your Neighborhood is. Marty Winston on Backup Communications Operating Environment. Alfred Poor on Wearable Tech. Joe Rejeski has a computer tip. Hank Kee
Joe King
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March 1 Massive Internet outage at AWS on the East Coast. Yet again, Yahoo was hacked. Virtual reality. Cellphone plans with unlimited data compared. H-1B visa cap is set at 85,000. April 1st Lottery. Marty Winston on Internet of Things - Cloud Your Judgment. Alfred Poor on Wearable Tech - a new type of transistor and ingestible tech. Joe Rejeski has a computer tip. Hank Kee
Joe King
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FEBRUARY2017HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Feb 22 Live Broadcast. PRN-only this week. Ross Greenberg passed away. Makerbot is a 3D Printer Manufacturer. Best Buy is closing out of Oculus Rift demo stations. Have you deleted your Yahoo account yet? Wearable Tech. Simple Computer Tips. Home Automation. Hank Kee
Joe King
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Feb 15 WBAI fundraising. A Skype software update. FBI will require FOIA requests via FAX. Microsoft to Retire Windows Vista April 11th. Unlimited cellphone data plans. Matte black iPhone 7 losing paint. Chinas new supercomputer. H1-B visa holders account for up to 13 percent of tech jobs. Nikon Kills Production and Sales of DL high end compact cameras. IBM forcing remote workers to return to office to work. New Ransomware twist. LinkNYC Update. Wearable Tech segment by Alfred Poor. A simple computer tip from Joe Rejeski. A Home automation segment by Marty Winston. Hank Kee
Joe King
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Feb 8 A repeat of the Dec 21, 2016 show. Hank Kee
Joe King
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Feb 1 Next week there will be no show on WBAI, but there will be a show on PRN. Google Drive. Microsoft to retire original Windows 10. Samsung Galaxy 7 Post Mortem. PC sales dropped 5.7% in 2016. Possible Verizon-Charter merger. Alfred Poor on Wearable Tech - Personal Biometric Tracking Devices. Marty Winston on Lightning Strikes and Electrostatic Charges. Hank Kee
Joe King
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JANUARY2017HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Jan 25 Defining the Internet of Things. Different IoT communication standards. Alfred Poor of Health Tech Insider on Aria Augmented (not virtual) Reality for people with limited vision, Rifft smart wristband (not a smart watch). Consumer alerts from ATT, LENOVO. Marty Winston reports from the International Builders Show. Verizon Unlimited Data is no longer unlimited. Kodachrome film. Hank Kee, Joe King 32Kbps
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Jan 18 Better audio is coming. Amazon to hire additional 100,000 workers. CES 2017 Wearable Tech Report by Alfred Poor. Artificial intelligence keeps IBM atop 2016 patent list. What is AI? Consumer Reports now recommends MacBook Pros. Language translation. You never fail to outgrow your stuff by Marty Winston. Norway starts switching off FM radio. The Computing Platform of tomorrow. Hank Kee, Joe King 32Kbps
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Jan 11 Everything Old is New Again : Vinyl Records, Turntables, Ektachrome Revival, Super 8 Camera. Tax Preparation Programs. 3d Printing Technology in 2017. Five great cities for STEM people to live in. Marty Winston ELF. DJI Acquires Hasselblad. T-Mobile will credit low-data users $10 a month. Hank Kee, Joe King 32Kbps
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Jan 4 Alfred Poor on Wearable Tech in 2017. Hank on Cybersecurity Misdirection. Marty Winston reviewed Preventive Maintenance. FDA Guidelines for Pacemaker. Free WiFi 279 Subway Stations. Amazon Alexa in Murder Case. Reliability and Usability. Shifting from HDD to SSD. Microsoft Qualcomm Windows 10 32 bit OS. Hank Kee, Joe King 32Kbps
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2016 Shows      XML 
 
DECEMBER2016HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Dec 28 The show was pre-recorded. Where are the tech jobs? Joe interviews a constitutional lawyer from the EFF. Apple vs FBI. New MacBook Pros Fail to Earn Consumer Reports Recommendation. Caveat Emptor - Alibaba back on counterfeit blacklist. Chromebook on a PC. Raspberry Pi PIXEL on a PC. Trends and consumer products that made it through 2016. Hank Kee, Joe King 32Kbps
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Dec 21 The show was pre-recorded. Hank's medical problems. The Personal Computer Show is changing to a magazine format. No more phone calls, instead email questions to pcradio at gmail. Or, to @pcradio212 on Twitter. Successes in wearable technology by Alfred Poor of Healthtechinsider. Dark Territory author Fred Kaplan on Cyberwar facts and myths. How not to be a computer equipment hoarder. Hank Kee, Joe King 48Kbps
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Dec 7 The show was pre-recorded, so no phone calls. The show was also the same this week on both stations. SSDs are expected to go up in price. Where are we today with wearable technology? Intel is stepping back from it. Marty Winston on privacy of wearables and social media. Alfred Poor on wearable tech usability. Where are we with Google Chromebooks? How to create Windows Recovery Media. American Tech refuses to hand over source code and blueprints to China. Netflix Binge Watching. What you need to know about cord cutting. Android Gooligan Malware Alert. Nike Self Lacing Sneakers. Hank Kee, Joe King 32Kbps
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NOVEMBER2016HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Nov 30 The show was pre-recorded, so no phone calls. The show was also the same this week on both stations. Holiday shopping. Black Friday bargains. Kingsoft Office software. Marty Winston. Search engines. Wires and Wireless. Analog to Digital World. Stocking Stuffers. Tips for buying a Bluetooth speaker. What is High Fidelity? Reliability of mechanical and solid state drives. Hank Kee 32Kbps
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Nov 23 PRN Pre-recorded show. The Pew 'gig economy' study is grim. Black Friday Windows Notebook for $100. Chromebook or Windows Notebook. Flash Memory Card and Flash Drive lack of capacity and speed standards. Batteries wear out. Low end systems with soldered on memory. Not all Black Friday Specials are Bargains. Retailers get good news ahead of Black Friday weekend. Crowdfunding is Pan Handling.
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Nov 23 WBAI Two computer people were awarded the Presidential medal of freedom: Margaret H. Hamilton and Grace Hopper. The pros and cons of H-1B immigration visas. The basics of a UPS - an Uninterruptible Power Supply by Marty Winston. Hank Kee
Joe King
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Nov 16 PRN Election Postscript: Computer Models and Forecasts are not absolutes. Did fake news on Facebook affect election? Facebook pulls ad tool that excluded ethnic groups. Microsoft won't offer free Office apps for Chromebooks with a screen over 10 inches. Nearly 90 percent of smartphones worldwide run Android. Buying flash storage or replacement battery power. Registry cleaners. eMMC vs. SSD: not all solid-state storage is equal. Batteries for cameras.
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Hank Kee
Joe King
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Nov 16 WBAI Election Postscript: Computer Models and Forecasts are not absolutes. Buying flash storage. eMMC vs. SSD: Not All Solid-State Storage is equal. Computer News Updates. Windows Tips and Tricks. A $200 Dell laptop will be $100 on Thanksgiving. Cheap Chromebooks vs. cheap Windows laptops. Notebook and camera battery replacement. Hank Kee 32Kbps
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Nov 9 PRN What can you get in a $99 laptop this holiday season? A low cost notebook may not be a bargain. The Web of Trust browser extension was yanked after proving untrustworthy. Microsoft has stopped selling Windows 7 Professional, Windows 8.1. Amazon certifies third-party refurbishers. How good and new is good as new? Privacy groups target kids advertising disguised as YouTube content.
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Nov 9 WBAI iOS = Internet of Sales, as the holiday season arrives earlier every year. The WOT browser extension has been withdrawn because it was leaking some personal data. Microsoft has stopped selling windows 7 and windows 8.1 to the big hardware manufacturers. We still have the Windows 10 DVDs that were our membership premium available. Amazon now certifies third-party refurbishers. Interview with Dr. Rebecca Mercuri, one of the world's leading experts on electronic voting and ballot tabulation. Hank Kee
Joe King
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Nov 2 PRN Tech Tips: How to Clean Up Windows 10 with Microsoft Refresh Windows Tool, Cleaning information on electronic equipment. In the NEWS: Remembering PCMag's Bill Machrone, the Apple MacBook Pro, Twitter will shut down its 6-second video service Vine, Twitter is planning to cut as much as 8 percent of its staff, Facebook lets advertisers exclude users by race, Millennials are more likely to fall for tech support scams than baby boomers, Georgia voting machine suspected of 'flipping' presidential votes, iPhone 7s with Intel modems struggle badly in low-signal areas.
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Hank Kee
Joe King
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Nov 2 WBAI The show was pre-empted by WBAI this week. -- --
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OCTOBER2016HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Oct 26 PRN Our guest was Dr. Rebecca Mercuri, one of the world's leading experts on electronic voting and ballot tabulation. She's also a digital forensics investigator. In the News: Remembering PC Magazine founder David Bunnell, AT&T will acquire Time Warner for $85B, FCC Reaches $48 million settlement with T-Mobile, Last week the web was broken by countless hacked devices, Yahoo asks U.S. to help it explain secret email spying orders.
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Hank Kee
Joe King
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Oct 26 WBAI The show was pre-empted by WBAI this week. -- --
 
Oct 19 PRN The FBI wanted fingerprints to unlock smartphones. The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery issue. Volkswagen. Ecuador cut WikiLeaks founder's internet access. HP will cut up to 4,000 jobs over next 3 years. Verizon Pixel phones will get Android bug fixes when they are released. Verizon to close call centers in five states. Verizon ponders walking away from Yahoo. Yahoo applies for patent on mass surveillance system. Two in five people say they'll never buy from Samsung again. In Silicon Valley, 40 is the new 80, and ageism is rampant.
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Hank Kee
Joe King
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Oct 19 WBAI The show was pre-empted by WBAI this week. -- --
 
Oct 12 PRN Samsung kills off the Galaxy Note7. Supreme court hears Apple-Samsung feud over iPhone designs. Best Buy Slapped With Big Fine for Selling Recalled Products. FCC fines Comcast $2.3 million for shady billing practices. Reseller stiffed thousands with suddenly lower quotes. Yahoo Making It Harder for Users to move on. Google class-action lawsuit of discriminating against older employees. Google for Work has a new name: G Suite. NSA Contractor Arrested in Possible New Theft of Secrets. Consumer Review Fairness Act of 2016. Fujitsu considers selling its PC business to Lenovo. New Bluetooth 5.0 Standards. New Ethernet standards using cables you already own.
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Hank Kee
Joe King
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Oct 12 WBAI Fund raising again. Samsung stops making Galaxy Note 7 phones. Patent dispute between Apple and Samsung. Yahoo has disabled automatic email forwarding. Best Buy was fined for selling products that had been recalled. An NSA contractor has been arrested. Marty Winston on speech recognition. Fujitsu may sell its PC business to Lenovo. A survey of what consumers are planning on buying for the holidays. Hank Kee
Joe King
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Oct 5 WBAI Fund raising. WBAI is in desperate shape - not crying wolf. Transferring email from Yahoo to Gmail. Upgrading to Windows 10 for free is still possible if you have the DVDs we are offering as a membership premium for WBAI. Windows 10 can uncompress compressed and ISO files all by itself. Yahoo scanned all emails from their customers at the behest of the US government. This also opened up a security vulnerability. Hank does not trust Yahoo. Still more companies were hacked, exposing user passwords. Hank Kee
Joe King
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Oct 5 PRN Yahoo reportedly gave US government access to all users' emails. Security analyst says Yahoo!, Dropbox, LinkedIn and Tumblr were hacked by the same gang. HP backtracks on third-party ink cartridges. Termination fees for terminated people now against the law. Ludicrous Patent of the Week: Rectangles on a computer screen. Melinda Gates wants more women in STEM. Product review: Antop AT-100 Indoor TV Antenna.
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Hank Kee
Joe King
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SEPTEMBER2016HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Sept 28 WBAI Yahoo was hacked and they lost Hank's trust. Dell is advertising a laptop computer as weightless. Cost of solid state hard drives vs. mechanical ones. Kickstarter. Microsoft is re-introducing a OneDrive sync feature. Upgrading from Vista to Windows 10. Ransomware is rampant. Facebook apologized to advertisers. Millennials listen to country music on the radio. H1B. Transferring emails to Gmail. Upcoming premiums. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee 64Kbps
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Sept 28 PRN Chromebooks. Google's upcoming Andromeda operating system. Chromebooks running Android. Yahoo was hacked, Michael suggests lying on security questions. Cost of solid state hard drives vs. mechanical ones. H1B. Using the lowest end laptop running Windows 10. Opera version 40 has a built-in VPN.
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Hank Kee
Michael Horowitz
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Sept 21 WBAI LinkNYC ends web browsing at kiosks due to pornography. Gmail outage for business users for 2 days. Rule number 41. Still more security flaws found in many Internet of Things devices. Marty Winston on Internet of Things. Phone calls return to WBAI. Hank Kee
Joe King
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Sept 21 PRN Marty Winston on Internet of Things. Politics. HP printers now only take HP cartridges. Thats the cost of cheap printers. More on building your own computer. Cutting the cord on telephone service. Magic Jack and Vonage for VOIP. Bags with gussets. LinkNYC ends web browsing at kiosks due to pornography. Gmail outage for business users. Listen live at PRN.fm. Or, after the fact, listen via a podcast app. PRN archives of the show are also available from Podbean. Hank Kee
Joe King
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Sept 14 PRN Second show on PRN. Debunking the iPhone7 camera, Belkin introduces a cable for iPhone 7, HP buys Samsung's printer business, Barebone System Follow-Up, Can you still get a free Windows 10 Upgrade?, Re-installing the free upgraded Windows 10 system, Replacing a mechanical hard disk drive with an SSD. Listen over the phone by calling 712-775-6850. Listen live at PRN.fm. Or a podcast app. Hank Kee
Joe King
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Sept 14 WBAI Stevie's last show. Our second show in our new timeslot, an hour later than usual. Hank is no fan of the improved cameras on new iPhones. Upgrading to Windows 10. WBAI may get telephones. Converting a Windows distribution DVD to an ISO. Hank Kee
Joe King
Stevie Debe
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Sept 7 WBAI New Apple toys. Samsung battery recall. Batteries. Marty Winston on texting while driving. Hank Kee
Stevie Debie
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Sept 7 PRN First show on PRN.FM. Listen over the phone by calling 712-775-6850. Or, at www.PRN.fm you can listen to the live stream. Or apps: TuneIn, iTunes and other podcast apps. We take live phone calls, not like WBAI. Call us at 888-874-4888. Apple iPhone 7. Apple Watch. Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery recall, Upgrading to Windows 10. Ageism in the workplace. Linux. H1B. Bureau of Labor Statistics Workforce Report, anatomy of a computer, Why do lithium batteries explode? Hank Kee
Joe King
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AUGUST2016HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
August 31 The last show. Probably. Most likely. Hank Kee
Joe King
Stevie Debie
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August 24 The penultimate show. The guest was Ruth Fasoldt, an employee of LINKNYC. These new monoliths offer free Wi-Fi, VOIP phone calls and device charging. Marty Winston on climate. Joe on the web's birthday. Hank Kee
Joe King
Stevie Debie
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August 17 WBAI has canceled The Personal Computer show. The last show will air on Aug. 31, 2016. Listener phone calls. Tekserve is auctioning off everything. New Windows Update for Windows 7 and 8. Marty Winston on Doorbells Batteries. An H1B rant. Hank Kee
Joe King
Stevie Debie
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August 10 Fund raising for two hours. This show starts our 34th year. You can still upgrade to Windows 10 for free from a full distribution, offline if you start from version 1511. It fails with version 1607 (Anniversary update). We are offering Windows 10 on DVDs as a premium. The new file backup system in Windows 10. Convert Windows 10 Home Edition to Professional Edition. Changes in Microsoft OneDrive. Falling back to Windows 7 or 8 after upgrading to Windows 10. Why you need a full copy of Windows 10. Windows 10 File History and System Image backups. Hank Kee
Joe King
Hour 1 8PM
Hour 2 9PM
 
August 3 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
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JULY2016HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
July 27 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
July 20 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
July 13 The usual technical difficulties. No listener phone calls because there are no phone lines at WBAI. Windows 10 free upgrade ends at the end of the month. Hank comments on upgrading to Windows 10, falling back and then upgrading again later. He suggests doing an image save after the upgrade and using a Restore Point to restore the older version of Windows in the first 30 days. There is no such thing as a 1TB flash drive for $9. Joe had an adventure with a Windows PC that would not boot up after a power outage. A beta of MacOS is now available for free. Smart watches can leak PINs. Google My Activity. Hank on backup. Hank Kee
Joe King
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July 6 No phone calls because there are no phone lines at WBAI any more. July 29th is last day for free upgrades to Windows 10. Goodbye to Tekserve, the original Apple Store in New York City. The service center will remain open until July 31st, the retail store closes August 15th. Industrial 3D printers from HP are 10x faster than consumer models. HP opens a new office in Canada. The Tesla crash. The future of Seagate and Western Digital. Flash memory prices. An Android smartphone bug is triggered by voice commands. Scam phone calls. The Fisa court turns down nothing. What to look for in a remote backup storage service. Hank Kee
Joe King
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JUNE2016HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
June 29 Release history of Windows 10. Changes to the Windows 10 free upgrade rules. Dealing with OneDrive files when a Windows PC is sent out for repair. Changes in next version of Windows 10. Judge rules FBI can hack any time, any, place, anywhere. Net neutrality. Joes cellphone problems. The show will be pre-empted during each political party convention. Fast.com. No listener phone calls due to there being no phone lines in the studio. Hank Kee
Joe King
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June 22 Hello World. Macrium Reflect Free is a disk imaging program that saves hidden partitions. Get it at macrium.com/reflectfree.aspx. Charter halts Time Warner Cable Maxx speed upgrades. Cable set-top boxes. Going back to Windows 7 or 8 after an unwanted Windows 10 Upgrade. Making pulled or used hard disk drives usable. David Perry on keyboards. He likes the Microsoft Natural Ergonomic 4000 that sells for about $35. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
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June 15 Microsoft to buy LinkedIn. Announcements from Apple WWDC conference. Macrium Reflect disk imaging program comes in Free and Pro editions. An Android Marshmallow User Guide. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
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June 8 How to run Windows off a USB flash drive. And, why. The free upgrade to Windows 10 ends July 28th, with an exception for people with a visual impairment. The Lenovo Accelerator utility, pre-installed on their consumer PCs, is buggy and should be un-installed. Ransomware. A good-guy hacker found a vulnerability on an election site, reported it and was arrested. A Beuler flashlight can record video and still pictures. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
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MAY2016HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
May 25 This was a two hour fund raising show. The premiums offered are here. The tricky way that Microsoft scams people into upgrading to Windows 10. Some Android smartphones have an FM radio. Microsoft released a new clump of bug fixes for Windows 7 called a convenience pack but you must use Internet Explorer to get it. Joe gripes about Android phones not getting bug fixes. Android apps are coming to Chromebooks. How to erase all the data on an old computer before donating it. File.pizza is great website for transferring files using just a web browser. Master Seeker for searching through your files on Windows. Classic Shell is a great add-on for Windows 10 and 8. It restores sanity to the Start menu. Hank Kee
Joe King
Part 1
Part 2
 
May 18 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
May 11 This was a two hour fund raising show. The premiums offered are here. The guest was Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Fred Kaplan, author of the book Dark Territory - The Secret History of Cyber War. Kaplan is the national security columnist for Slate and the author of four other books. Dark Territory details United States strategic directions and actions in cyber warfare. It is eye opening. News stories: India Rejects Apple's iPhone Retread Plan, Amazon cracks down on fake reviews, The death of Intel's Atom, S surveillance court didn't reject a single spy order, Supreme Court grants FBI decentralized warrants, power to hack suspects anywhere, Getty Images Takes Google Grievances to EU, This year's H-1B visa lottery, Quicken aims to restore glory days, Twitter stops supplying information to US intelligence agencies. No listener phone calls.
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Hank Kee
Joe King
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May 4 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
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APRIL2016HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
April 27 New free Mac OS X ransomware blocker. What is a VPN? The Opera browser will soon have a free, unlimited browser VPN. Congress and email snooping. Charter buying Time Warner Cable. Replacing the CMOS battery on the motherboard. Getting rid of old Windows XP machines includes installing Linux. Michael suggested a lightweight version of Ubuntu called LUbuntu. Hank suggested DSL, Puppy and Makulu Linux. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
Michael Horowitz
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April 20 No more bug fixes for Quicktime for Windows, so delete it. The Chrome browser will no longer be updated on Windows XP and Vista. Google book scan. Chrome browser extensions will soon have to disclose more privacy information. New Pentium and Celeron chips from Intel. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
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April 13 Less storage is being offered by Microsoft OneDrive. No more free Wi-Fi from Google in Kansas City. Uber had to turn over data to local governments. New Vivaldi web browser. Drones and 3D printing by Marty Winston. The difference between Windows 10 Home and Pro. John Wink from Microsoft will help with Windows update issues on Windows 10. The iPhone SE has limited and non-expandable storage. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
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April 6 More on the FBI vs. Apple regarding access to a locked iPhone. Charging electronic devices. Amazon is cracking down on junky USB type C cables. An FAA committee proposes official categories for drones that fly near crowds. The FCC hopes to clarify ISP speed and price. Buying a new but discontinued or refurbished device. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
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MARCH2016HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
March 30 The FBI has unlocked the iPhone without help from Apple. Bugs with iOS v9.3. A bug with an OS X protection feature - System Integrity Protection. Netflix was caught throttling video for Verizon and ATT customers. Petya ransomware locks down entire PCs, not just data files. A British backup company, Knowhow Cloud Backup claimed that they kept 30 days worth of backups. They did not, they only kept one copy of each file. Michael suggests Steve Gibson's Never10 utility to block the installation of Windows 10 onto PCs running Windows 7 or 8. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Michael Horowitz
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March 23 Andy Grove, longtime head of Intel, passed away. Hank reminisced about advising him. New stuff announced by Apple. The FBI backed off on their court case against Apple because they may have another way to hack into the iPhone in question. Three types of SD and Micro SD cards. SDHC. SDXC. SD card classes are transfer rates. Hank likes SpeedOut to test read/write speed of SD cards. It runs on Windows XP/Vista/7. See some competing programs. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
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March 16 Congressional committees. Are congressmen literate? Who writes our laws? Commissions. Apple vs. FBI. Privacy vs Security. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has asked the court to throw out unconstitutional Apple order. The EFF is leading the fight against the NSA's illegal mass surveillance program. Interview with EFF Shahid Buttar - Director of Grassroots Advocacy. Shahid leads EFF's grassroots and student outreach efforts. He's a constitutional lawyer focused on the intersection of community organizing and policy reform as a lever to shift legal norms, with roots in communities across the country resisting mass surveillance. Hank Kee
Joe King
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March 9 Wesley Clark, designer of the first personal computer in the 1960s passed away. Ray Tomlinson also passed away, he is credited with inventing email in the 1970s. The first ransomware that attacks Apple Mac computers was released. Apple is giving the Chinese government access to its devices for what is termed "security checks". How long before an SSD without power starts losing data? Samsung just released a 16TB SSD. There is a new Raspberry Pi. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Michael Horowitz
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FEBRUARY2016HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Feb 24 Another two hour fund raising show. No listener phone calls. Premium: an urgent care pack for a donation of $75. The FBI vs. Apple on unlocking an iPhone. Hank thinks its all mis-direction. The court order from the government is available here as a PDF. The Enigma machine. Google will discontinue Picasa. Microsoft Mesh was discontinued a while back. How much ram do you need? Locky ransomware. Phishing emails. Hank Kee
Joe King
Hour One
Hour Two
 
Feb 17 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
Feb 10 A two hour fund raising show. No listener phone calls. Premium: an urgent care pack for a donation of $75. Why might email disappear? Edward Yourdon passed away. Apple recalled some 2 prong electrical plugs. Error 53 bricks iPhones. Hidden OS partitions on the hard drive. Amazon may open real bookstores. Moore's law is finally coming to an end. We offer a program that shows how fast a fan is spinning in the premium. Also there are two file recovery programs for Windows.Hank Kee
Joe King
Hour One
Hour Two
 
Feb 3 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
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JANUARY2016HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Jan 27 Students transmitted data from an air-gapped computer using RF. Microsoft Surface tablets failed during a football game. New PCs will only run Windows 10. Disney is being sued over H1-B Visa violations. Michael suggests turning off Wi-Fi on smartphones and tablets when not in use. Are the new, fast and free WiFi hotspots in NYC secure? Michael says not to believe it and always use a VPN on any public Wi-Fi network. Also, he suggests changing your router password. For more, see RouterSecurity.org. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Michael Horowitz
64Kbps
 
Jan 20 The NSA. No more free iTunes radio. Nest thermostat bug. GPS patents. Camera patents. How two cameras co-operate to make a good photo. Test your backups. Don't forget passwords or serial numbers. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
David Perry
64Kbps
 
Jan 13 Update Internet Explorer to version 11, even if you don't use IE. Reminiscing about film and a new Super8 camera from Kodak. Alfred Poor on wearable tech from CES. The New York Public Library is opening up new material at publicdomain.nypl.org. Remarks by General Michael Hayden. Privacy. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
David Perry
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Jan 6 The creator of Debian passed away. Windows 10. Windows 10. Windows 10. Upgrading Home to Pro. Missing Features. Raspberry Pi computer. Davids Pi cable kit. Listener phone calls. Hank suggested using Recuva from Piriform to recover deleted files on a network drive. Hank Kee
Joe King
David Perry
64Kbps
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2015 Shows  
 
DECEMBER2015HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Dec 30 New features in Windows 10. Hint: use Classic Shell. Hank recommends Windows 10. The difference between Windows 10 Home and Pro. Hidden partitions on new Windows 10 PCs. Test mode in Windows 10. Factory Recovery in Windows 10. Free upgrade from Windows 10 Home to Pro with: Settings -> Update and Security -> Activation -> Change product key -> enter VK7JG-NPHTM-C97JM-9MPGT-3V66T as the key. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
64Kbps
 
Dec 23 The Beatles on Spotify. LifeLock penalty. CISA law. Toshiba is downsizing. Registering drones. British battery chargers from EE are being recalled. Hacking Linux, Macs, Chromebooks with the backspace key. Comcast billing. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
64Kbps
 
Dec 16 The show ran for two hours this week, from 8 to 10PM. Fund raising. More on upgrading to Windows 10 this time starting with an ISO image. It took Hank over 3 hours to upgrade to latest 1511 build of Windows 10. ISO upgrades require the serial number of older version of Windows. It should be on a sticker. Hank says Windows 10 ready for prime time. OK Google. Internet Explorer will be discontinued in Jan 2016. Bugs in antivirus software. EFF not happy with Chromebooks. Turn off Windows 10 spying on you, its called tracking. Windows 10 has a hidden partition. Hank gripes about Windows laptops. The WordPress hosting site was breached. Getting files off an iPod. Microsoft OneDrive storage was decreased, now they are increasing it a bit. Sleep vs. Hibernate mode. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
David Perry
Hour1 (8pm)
Hour2 (9pm)
 
Dec 9 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
Dec 2 Microsoft just released a major update to Windows 10 and Hank tried it. National Security Letter gag orders. The new $5 Raspberry Pi computer. The NSA is now doing less spying. Android OS updates. Bad USB type C cables from a Chinese smartphone company. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
64Kbps
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NOVEMBER2015HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Nov 25 Finally we can take phone calls again. The new phone number is 718-780-8888. Gene Amdahl passed away. Windows 10 ISO file. Dell screwed up the security of their computers much like Lenovo and superfish. Vizio smart TV spies on you. Veterans. Windows bug fix rollup. NY Times article on how Black Friday deals are not really deals at all. Hank and Joe debate new equipment vs. refurbs. New battery technology. Hank Kee
Joe King
David Perry
64Kbps
 
Nov 18 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
Nov 11 What was a service pack. Windows 10 Fall Update. Malware on Android and iOS. Charging cables. If you install Windows 10 on a PC and have a problem, tech support may tell you to go back to the prior version of Windows. Microsoft will soon download Windows 10 onto Windows 7 and 8 PCs. Trusting Windows bug fixes. T-Mobile is doubling everything or are they? Verizon fudging unlimited data. Pacifica archives. Building a HiFi system. Heathkit. Laptop screen sizes and battery life. No show next week. Hank Kee
Joe King
64Kbps
 
Nov 4 This fund raising show aired from 7pm to 9pm. SunTrust bank reversed their position. Telephone troubles. Black Friday discounts are exaggerated. Google may combine Android and Chrome OS. Windows 7 will not be sold by Microsoft after October 2016. Large businesses are the exception. Running Windows 10 on old hardware. Dave suggests Linux for old hardware. Cheap Windows laptops. Buying used equipment. Buying from local retailers. Davids new MacBook Pro. Differences between OS X and Windows. FreedomPop. Robocalls. Cloud computing. Western Digital is buying Sandisk. David and baseball. Installing Windows 10. Hank Kee
Joe King
David Perry
Hour 1
Hour 2
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OCTOBER2015HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Oct 28 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
Oct 21 This fund raising show aired from 7pm to 9pm. There was no show last week and there will be no show next week. Michael was on the first hour, Joe was on the second. Audio levels for those not in the studio was weak. Tips on upgrading to Windows 10. Suntrust wants techies, that they are about to lay off, to work for free. Defining: router, gateway and modems. Articles about WiFi say nothing about security. At the least, you should know how to logon to your router/gateway. Microsoft forces Windows 10 on unsuspecting users of Windows 7 and 8 in three ways - if you let Microsoft install bug fixes automatically. Hank says Windows 10 is too slow to run on old netbooks. A report from Alfred Poor of healthtechinsider.com on providing power to assorted wearable technology devices. Hank on the evolving PC. What is a Chromebook. Cheap Windows laptops. CPU speed, index ratings and cores. Black Friday ads. Hank Kee
Joe King
Michael Horowitz
Alfred Poor
Hour 1
Hour 2
 
Oct 14 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
Oct 7 This fund raising show aired from 7pm to 9pm. No show next week. More about Volkswagen. Safe harbor law. ScottTrade was hacked. T-Mobile data at Experian was hacked. Scam tech support phone calls. Wireless charging. Get a free installation copy of Windows 10 as an upgrade. Every few minutes Hanks home Internet connection failed. His Windows 7 system had two copies of Flash because an upgrade failed to remove the old version. Debugging thermal problems that cause a PC to turn off. Opening computers. Malware on iOS. Microsoft developed their own version of Linux. The origin of the Lotus spreadsheet name. Debugging with motherboard beep codes. UEFI. Parity on RAM chips. How to upgrade to Windows 10. Windows 10 upgrade vs. clean install. Hank Kee
Joe King
Hour 1
Hour 2
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SEPTEMBER2015HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Sept 30 The legality of being required to give up a cellphone password. FTC complaints against Google. Cloud problems. Backup problems. Volkswagen software and punishment issues. Tech products are getting less secure. Transferring big files. Identity theft. Seniors and the Internet. Replacing a laptop keyboard. Next week 7pm to 9pm. Hank Kee
Joe King
64Kbps
 
Sept 23 Rather than wait forever for a phone line in the studio, we are accepting questions via Twitter. Use the hash tag #pcshow also use Alfreds handle @AlfredPoor. Alfred warned that there is a lot of mis-information out there regarding student debt and jobs for college graduates. Average student debt is $27,000 and vast majority is well under this. Big problem is that most college freshman do not graduate. Employment stats for college grads. Grading colleges. Recent history of college tuitions. Alfreds advice for college freshman. Advice on starting a business. Fitbits. What does it mean to be overqualified for a job? Hank Kee
Alfred Poor
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Sept 16 Fund raising schedule. Transferring big files. New Apple devices. Defining a Personal Computer. Expensive computers are more reliable than cheap ones. Microsoft Surface Pro vs. new iPad Pro. Apple device sales figures. What is a 2-in-1 device? New Comcast bandwidth caps. New 7 inch touch screen for the Raspberry Pi. Layoffs at Seagate and HP. New legal ruling on Stingray devices that pretend to be a cell tower. Hank Kee
Joe King
64Kbps
 
Sept 9 Apple. New big iPad. New iPhone. New Apple Watch OS and hardware. iPhone sales. New Apple TV (a set-top box not a real TV). The market for tablets. No more Intel science awards as of 2017. Toshiba may give up on PCs. Cheap Windows 8 laptops. Devices without replaceable batteries. Camera sensors, megapixels, color sensitivity and dynamic range. Hacking baby monitors. Hank Kee
Joe King
64Kbps
 
Sept 2 Diagnostic telemetry in Windows 10, translates in English to mean that Microsoft is spying on you. Recently it was uncovered that Microsoft is adding the same sort of thing to Windows 7 and 8 via these patches: KB3068708, KB3022345, KB3075249 and KB3080149. Apple is adding adblockers to iOS9. Camera megapixels. Acer is losing money and sales are off by 33%. MIT can now print multiple materials at the same time on one item. Laser vs. inkjet printers. 3D printing. Chrome is starting to block Flash. A Word 2007 tip regarding URLs. Hank Kee
Stevie Debie
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AUGUST2015HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Aug 26 Microsoft is discontinuing OneDrive Groups. Troubleshooting power problems on Joes old Android tablet. Troubleshooting Hanks Internet and TV problems - it was the plug on a powerline adapter. Windows 10 privacy invasion and BitTorrent. Intel Core M cpu. Cache cleanup. Verizons FIOS contract with NYC. Hank Kee
Joe King
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Aug 19 An emergency patch was released for Internet Explorer on all versions of Windows. AT&T and Verizon helped the NSA collect information. IBM has expanded the support of Linux on the mainframe. David Perry reported on the hacker conferences: Blackhat and DEF CON, including IoT and car hacking. Fewer people are paying for cable TV. Young folks get their video over the Internet. Windows 10 bug fixes. China is building a radio telescope. Teaching kids non-decimal arithmetic. How we pay for a smartphone is changing. Hank Kee
Joe King
David Perry
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Aug 12 The show was pre-recorded. Hank griped about WBAI and premiums. A Blackhat vulnerability. Alfred Poor on health related wearable technology. This week marks the 33rd year of the Personal Computer Show. More on Windows 10 including how Microsoft spies on Windows 10 victims, er, users, to personalize the system. Joe King on the right to be forgotten online. Hank Kee
Joe King
Alfred Poor
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Aug 5 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
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JULY2015HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
July 29 No show next week. Fund raising offering a whitepaper by Hank on Windows 10 and Flash Drives. These optional Windows Update patches let Microsoft upgrade your PC to Windows 10: KB3035583 & KB2952664 or KB2976978. A full-size 15.6 inch laptop for less than $134. Gray market products. Laplink Software PCmover is available free for non commercial use. The PC on a stick from Archos is the cheapest PC on a stick yet and it runs Windows 10. Critical bugs in Android and the Apple App Store. Hank Kee
Joe King
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July 22 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
July 15 No show next week. The Defcon presentation on a new security device called ProxyHam was canceled for an unknown reason. Comcast is planning their own streaming video system with over-the-air channels and HBO. How secure are passwords stored in the cloud. Lying on security questions. Windows 10 RTM is done. Hanks thoughts on installing Windows 10. Windows 10 will let you buy WiFi service from Microsoft acting as a middleman for many WiFi providers. Apple watch sales are down. Flash Player bugs. Hank Kee
Michael Horowitz
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July 8 An update on Windows 10. Intel compute stick. Marty Winston on whats new in electronics. USB Flash drives. Hank Kee
Joe King
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July 1 Hank switched two years ago from Time Warner to Verizon and considered going back. Joe had bad experience with Verizon and a good one with Time Warner. Cellphone data plans. Joe had a bad experience using Netflix on a cellphone data plan. Microsoft Office is free on smartphones but its complicated. Changing the maximum duration of YouTube videos you upload. There will be some more fundraising. Companies selling your private information. eFiling taxes. Buying and registering a car. Lawsuit between Google and Oracle on APIs. Hank Kee
Joe King
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JUNE2015HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
June 24 Stevie Debie is back. The studio now has a table. Armand DiMele has passed away. Fundraising housekeeping. Email questions to pcradioquestion at gmail. STEM labor shortage? Disney laid off IT staff, got bad PR, then reversed course. Electrical providers and solar panels. College student debt. Apple not paying musicians. Copyrights of photos. USB portable power sticks. 16 bit apps are not supported on Windows 10. How to tell if a Windows app is 16 or 32 bits. ATT was fined $100 million. Hank Kee
Joe King
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June 17 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
June 10 The studio still has only one phone line, and no Skype, so the show could not take phone calls from listeners. Send questions by mail to pcradioquestion at gmail. Since David Perry could not be on the phone, he recorded a segment on keys, locks and passwords. Windows Me. Hanks white paper premium. Finding IE in Windows 10. Windows 10 fast and slow rings. Features missing in Windows 10 Home Edition. Patch strategy in Windows 10. You can get a full feature copy of Acronis True Image from Western Digital. Hank Kee
Joe King
David Perry
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June 3 Fund raising. The new studio has issues. Our premium is finally listed on www.give2wbai.org. About Congress and the Patriot act and the Freedom act. Cisco cooked the books on sales. Stealing money from the IRS. Windows 10. A Chinese antivirus company cheats. No listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
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MAY2015HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
May 27 The show will be pre-empted this week. -- --
 
May 20 A 2 hour show. Bad Lenovo batteries. Verizon bought AOL. NSA phone datea is illegal. BitTorrent. Solid state drives lose data. Windows 10. Backups. Fund raising. No listener phone calls. The show is pre-empted next week. Hank Kee
Joe King
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May 13 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
May 6 A 2 hour show. H1B visa workers. Windows 10. Backing up. Fund raising. No phone calls. The show is pre-empted next week. Hank Kee
Joe King
Michael Horowitz
Hour 1
Hour 2
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APRIL2015HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Apr 29 Fundraising drive schedule: May 6th and 20th we are on the air from 8pm to 10pm. No show on 13th. Image backups. Some cellphones have internal AM radios. Atom CPU on a stick/thumb drive that runs Windows. Time Warner will not be purchased by Comcast. iPad app crashes and causes delays on American Airlines. New Windows 10 browser is called The Edge. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
David Perry
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Apr 22 Ransomware on Windows PCs. Don't click on links in email. Windows 10. Makerbot. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
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Apr 15 Michael offered an introduction to VPNs. The ones he mentioned were Freedome from F-Secure, Private Internet Access (liked by PC Magazine), NORD VPN (also liked by PC Magazine) and TunnelBear which offers a free service limited to 500MB/month. Hank discussed installing Linux on a Chromebook. Fraudulent reviews on Amazon. Hank recommended a free email program for Windows. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
Michael Horowitz
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Apr 8 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
Apr 1 Stevies kids. More on cleaning data off a hard disk drive. Sales of notebooks and desktops are up, tablets are down. New cheap Chromebooks. Hanks first impressions on Windows 10. Click here to download a beta copy of Windows 10 without registering. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
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MARCH2015HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Mar 25 David on security: using credit cards online and WiFi. Frys vs. NewEgg. Upgrading pirated copies of Windows to v10. Kingsoft Office. Wiping a hard drive. History of encryption. VPNs. David suggests not trusting a free VPN. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
David Perry
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Mar 18 Google started manually reviewing apps before they reach the Play Store. Dan Rosenbaum on wearable technology and voice recognition as the next Killer App. The new Apple laptop computer. Alfred Poor on the hype around the Apple watch. He is not a fan of using it for medical trials or of research kit. Google glass. Augmented reality. Free MOOCs got Harvard and MIT sued. USB Type C. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
David Perry
Alfred Poor
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Mar 11 Apps draining smartphone batteries. Apple watch. Apple Research Kit SDK. Sting Ray devices used to track bad guys. Superfish. Freak. David warned that SSL/TLS is not secure, so don't use it. Marty Winston on consumer drones. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
David Perry
Alfred Poor
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Mar 4 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
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FEBRUARY2015HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Feb 25 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
Feb 18 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
Feb 11 A two hour fund raising show that aired from 7pm to 9pm. No listener phone calls. Samsung TVs listening for audio commands. Computers don't always help students. Scam state tax returns detected by TurboTax. Verizon supercookies. Hank was annoyed that his WiFi upstream speed was less than Verizon FIOS promised. Michael discussed a private IP address that may let you talk to your modem. The Flash Player from Adobe continues to be buggy. Hank Kee
David Perry
Michael Horowitz
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Feb 4 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
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JANUARY2015HOSTSMP3 AUDIO
Jan 28 The show was pre-empted this week. -- --
 
Jan 21 Jamming WiFi networks in Marriott hotels. No more Google Glass. A portable WiFi sniffer. A new mainframe from IBM. Replacement batteries for a Mac laptop. An interview by Jeff Fox about Make!Sense. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
David Perry
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Jan 14 Windows 7 is still sold and supported with bug fixes. Very few Android devices run the latest v5 OS. Google will not fix a bug in Android browser. PC sales are up. New Chromebooks will boot from a USB flash drive. Apple Thunderbolt peripherals can contain malware. Freedome is a VPN from F-Secure. Some cheap Chinese Android phones have a back door built into the OS. Defining cloud computing. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
David Perry
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Jan 7 A new show will follow us on the air. Scam tech support calls for Windows users. Solution: get a Mac or Chromebook. 3D printing in space. Star Trek. Stealing fingerprints from photos. How Microsoft numbers Windows bug fixes. Do we chose an OS first or apps first? Linux tax pep programs are limited. Listener phone calls. Hank Kee
Joe King
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