The Personal Computer Radio Show
July 16, 2014 show
Chromebooks are getting more popular. Net neutrality. Xkeyscore and the NSA. Tor. Tails. Linux in cars. Listener phone calls.
July 9, 2014 show
The NSA targets people interested in Linux, Tor, Tails and encryption. Security issues with Comcast XFINITY WiFi. Facebook tried to make their users happy or sad. Verifying the age of someone on the Internet. There are no viruses on iOS as long as the...
July 2, 2014 show
Apple issued bug fixes. Wi-Fi automatic connections. Car hacking. Marty Winston on car dashboard electronics. Car repair and financing. Run Windows off a USB flash drive with Windows to go. Listener phone calls.
June 25, 2014 show
Update on WBAI and the transmitter. Aereo decision by the Supreme Court. Patents. Hacking a car. Privacy. Listener phone calls.
June 18, 2014 show
Hank offered an overview of Linux. Listener phone calls.
June 11, 2014 show
There were no shows the last two weeks due to WBAI fund raising. David warned to be afraid of metadata as a way to invade your privacy. David offers his opinion on whether anti-virus software dead. Hank on the NSA. There are bugs in hardware, software...
May 21, 2014 show
A two hour show with a focus on Linux and fund raising. Our guest was Linux expert Jim Dennis. David now works for F-Secure in Finland which promises not to insert back doors into their products. Defining distro. Software that comes with Linux. Gaming...
May 7, 2014 show
Fund raising. Intro to Linux. Upcoming Supreme Court decision on search. As a premium we offer a DVD full of software that we call a "toolchest". Included are a bunch of bug fixes. More on Aereo. Marty Winston on LED flashlights. Talk back to the FCC....
April 30, 2014 show
Security flaws in Internet Explorer and Flash. Verizon Wireless is selling your website history to their marketing partners for ads on your cellphone. FCC and Net neutrality. Getting your first IT job, Hank interviews a young woman and Alfred Poor...
April 23, 2014 show
More on Heartbleed. WBAI.org is hacked. Stevie did an interview on 3D printing. Marty Winston on UPSs. Hank on USB Flash Drives. Listener phone calls.
April 16, 2014 show
Heartbleed. Change all your passwords. Listener phone calls.
April 9, 2014 show
Windows XP still works. Advice on being safe on XP. Microsoft is giving away Windows on phones and small tablets. Stevie interviewed people from Mcor which makes 3D printers. Amazon.com. Marty Winston on data. Heartbleed bug. Listener phone calls.
April 2, 2014 show
Windows XP dies soon. Joe is having a Verizon DSL problem at home. Images taken on a smartphone are tagged with GPS location info. IrfanView is a great free image viewer/editor for Windows. Lenovo laptop battery recall. Office on iOS. Davids Ubuntu...
March 26, 2014 show
Windows XP dies soon. The recent bugs found in Android are not a real problem. Security flaw in Word effects Outlook. Windows 8 has a bug with system restores. Not all Windows 8 laptops are touch screen. Some don't support USB v3. Listener phone calls.
March 19, 2014 show
More fund raising. Google fixed bugs in Chrome OS quickly. Most bugs are sold to the criminal underworld. The Full Disclosure mailing list shut down. There are 10-12,000 very serious software vulnerabilities disclosed yearly. The most secure browser,...
March 12, 2014 show
Last week WBAI played an old Personal Computer show at 9PM. We had nothing to do with this. Fund raising again. Plans to stop selling Windows 7 were canceled. You can download ISOs of Windows 7 for free. Computing professionals use only Lenovo and...
Feb 26, 2014 show
Fund raising. Our premium is a DVD with Windows software, see the home page of this site. A scam about the do not call phone list. No more bug fixes for Windows XP after April. Upgrading Windows. The future of Windows 7. Bitcoin. Apple Goto Fail bug....
Feb 12, 2014 Fund Raising Show
Fund raising. Hank likes Kingsoft Office as a replacement for Office 2003. More on the SEA hack of Facebook's registrar. More on how Target got hacked. Malware and viruses. History of the Internet. More on Freedom Pop. Joe buys a new Lenovo Android 7...
Feb 5, 2014 Fund Raising Show
The Syrian Electronic Army took control of the Facebook domain registration. Microsoft has a new CEO and a new Chairman of the Board. A fire in front of Hanks house led him to discover that Windows 8 has no useful Safe Mode. The Windows Eyes screen...
Jan 29, 2014 Show
Gmail outage. David on Pete Seeger. Malware runs on Windows and infects Android. The free edition of LogMeIn died. Joe likes Gbridge instead. David reported on a music convention. Listener phone calls. Due to technical problems this is only the first...
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