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Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando! Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando!

Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando! Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando!
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Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando! Stay up-to-date with what’s happening in the digital world the easy way! Digital expert, national radio host and USA Today columnist Kim Komando wastes no time and gets right to the top stories, scams, security alerts, product reviews and crazy happenings in the world of tech. Listen and you’ll be in the know with Kim Komando!

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Episodes

Collection #1 megabreach -- Nike self-lacing shoes controlled by app -- Amazon’s facial recognition sales vote

1/18/2019
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More than 770 million personal records exposed in massive breach. Stockholders want Amazon to end facial recognition sales to the government. New malware found in Telegram app. Apple wants seniors on Medicare to have Apple Watches. The Motorola RAZR is set to make a comeback. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:18:51

Collection #1 megabreach -- Nike self-lacing shoes controlled by app -- Amazon’s facial recognition sales vote

1/18/2019
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More than 770 million personal records exposed in massive breach. Stockholders want Amazon to end facial recognition sales to the government. New malware found in Telegram app. Apple wants seniors on Medicare to have Apple Watches. The Motorola RAZR is set to make a comeback. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:18:51

Crowdfunded Pong table a hit at CES -- New tech added to old coolers -- New iPhone feature makes spying easy

1/11/2019
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A new take on a nearly 50-year-old game becomes an unexpected hit at CES. A tech refresh of a backyard staple means you can keep your drinks cold and your phone charged. A relatively new iPhone feature could be used to spy on you. The government shutdown could lead to frustration with your phone. New malware is hitting businesses to steal more data. And Jack Spirko from the Survival podcast joins to talk about storm safety for your family. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the...

Duration:00:22:02

3D-printed rib implanted in Bulgaria -- Rolling hotel rooms coming to highways -- This Facebook hack won't actually work

1/4/2019
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Doctors in Bulgaria figured out a way to create a rib replacement with a 3D printer. A futuristic hotel on wheels might change travel forever. Researchers have created artificial fingerprints that could ruin biometrics security. People in Arizona have been physically attacking self-driving cars. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the news desk at Komando.com.

Duration:00:16:56

Trending Amazon Alexa setup app is a fake -- Now, they're hacking hot tubs -- Security cameras can be easily hacked

12/28/2018
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Hackers are now taking control of smart appliances just to mess with people. Scientists at Cambridge have come up with a clever new way to study cancer. There's a fake Amazon Alexa setup app that you need to avoid. Amazon's Alexa was so popular on Christmas the system crashed for a while. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the news desk at Komando.com.

Duration:00:19:13

Robocalls exploded in 2018 -- Emergency patch for Internet Explorer -- Facebook won't stop sharing your info

12/21/2018
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A huge growth in robocalls in 2018. Apple has amazing deals on iPads. Patch your Internet Explorer now. Saturn might lose its signature rings. Facebook keeps on sharing your information. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:17:11

Netflix working on instant replays -- California may tax text messages -- Amazon extends free-shipping deal

12/14/2018
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Netflix is working on a new feature that you might love. You won't believe which song is now the most-streamed. If you live in California, you might soon be taxed for sending text messages. Amazon has some great news for all you last minute Christmas shoppers. Apple is building a new campus in Austin, TX. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:17:33

App can detect anemia with one photo -- Company hired to help with ransomware just paid instead -- Facebook made shady moves with user info

12/7/2018
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New app can test for anemia with a single photo. This new tech might be able to help doctors diagnose some cancers early. There's a fake IT company scamming ransomware victims out of money. Microsoft is working on a new web browser that will compete with Google Chrome. A new "cyber tongue" can test food. Facebook made some shady moves with users' information. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:18:19

Millions exposed in another massive data breach -- One set of headphones wide open to hack attack -- Car crashed because driver was watching Netflix

11/30/2018
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Another massive data breach has been found, exposing information of millions of U.S. citizens. If you’ve ever collected Precious Moments figures, your ship may have come in. One woman's obsession with Netflix drove her to extremes. You won't believe the new "smell-o-vision" type technology on the way. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:22:26

The 7 things you should never do online

11/23/2018
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Most of us use the internet every day. Are you putting much thought into what you are doing? Your online activity can have a dramatic impact on your life and your family’s security. In this week's Tech News This Week podcast, Kim runs down the list of the 7 things you should never do online. From internet hoaxes to the things we post on social media, these are the things we should avoid doing.

Duration:00:21:48

Gadgets that endanger your privacy this season -- Insurance company giving away Apple Watches -- Apple, Facebook in a spat over Android phones

11/16/2018
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Beware, some of those Christmas gifts could violate your privacy. UnitedHealthcare is giving members a free Apple Watch. Some of those free VPN apps in official app stores are not as secure as they should be. Both cities that will host Amazon's new headquarters will have to split all the new jobs created. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:20:29

Samsung foldable phone finally unveiled -- Why robocalls keep increasing -- Fast and convenient grocery service at a store near you

11/9/2018
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A groundbreaking Samsung foldable smartphone will hit the market soon, but you’re not going to like the price. Did you know that the grocery stores you are likely frequenting now have a new faster and cheaper service to get your groceries without setting foot in the store? The number of robocalls is on the rise and the problem isn’t going away anytime soon, here’s why. Would you feel comfortable letting an Amazon delivery driver enter your home when you’re not there? All that and more from...

Duration:00:19:21

Apple gadgets get shut down -- More Black Friday deals are revealed -- How to block in-app purchases for kids

11/2/2018
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A flaw has been found in Apple gadgets that can lead to the ping of death. Walmart has kicked off the holiday shopping season early with some amazing Black Friday deals. A New York family was recently terrified when they found out a hacker was spying on them. If you’re worried about ads in your kids’ apps, Amazon may have a solution. There’s an app that will tell you how all of the contacts in your phone vote. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:20:31

What Apple will show off at next week’s event -- Hidden codes to get the most out of Netflix -- 2 retailers announce free holiday shipping

10/26/2018
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Apple is hosting another event next week to announce new Macbooks, iPads, AirPods and more. Netflix has some hidden codes that will really improve your streaming experience. Wordpress administrators are sounding the alarm about too many websites using old versions of its system that aren’t secure. You won’t believe how many people have asked Amazon’s Alexa to marry them over the last year! Target and Walmart are taking aim at Amazon to capture holiday shoppers. All that and more in Tech News...

Duration:00:20:37

Chrome update fixes sign-in problem -- Apple has another announcement coming -- Microsoft update still causing issues

10/19/2018
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You won’t believe the song coming from massive glacial ice near Antarctica. Google is finally fixing a Chrome flaw that had everyone up in arms. Microsoft is still having problems with its latest Windows 10 update. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:18:13

Weak passwords banned in this U.S. state -- New iPhone feature planned to detect spam calls -- Are aliens contacting earth through radio bursts?

10/12/2018
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Weak passwords are against the law in this U.S. state to beef up security for internet-connected devices. If you’re annoyed with spam calls, this new Apple feature will block them for you. President Ronald Reagan is being brought back to life via hologram. All that and more.

Duration:00:20:35

Scary new iPhone hack discovered -- Surface Pro vs. iPad Pro -- Navy debuts new high-tech destroyers

10/5/2018
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Scammers have an easy way to hack into your iPhone. Police are using fitness trackers to solve crimes. The top tech careers that pay big bucks. All that and more in Tech News This Week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:17:42

Facebook shares your info with advertisers -- Old programming language is hot now -- Prepare for rising spam calls

9/28/2018
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There’s another scary example of how Facebook is breaching its user’s privacy. A computer programming language that’s nearly 60-years-old could be your ticket to a new career. A loving father has created a touching memorial to show how much his deceased daughter loved the iPhone. All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:18:22

Stolen frequent flyer miles on Dark Web -- Scam political calls -- Amazon convenience stores opening with no cashiers

9/21/2018
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In this episode of Tech News This Week, your airline miles might be for sale on the dark web. With midterm elections around the corner, lookout for political scam calls on the rise. Our growing addiction to technology not only has an effect on our relationships, but on our pets too! All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:21:16

Google investigated for tracking phones -- Employee sues employer for violating privacy -- What's the best senior phone discount?

9/14/2018
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New report shows both older and younger Facebook users are taking a break and deleting the app altogether. Google is being accused of tracking users without their permission - You won’t believe its response. A lawsuit brings up the question: Does an employer have the right to read its employee’s personal information? All that and more in Tech News This week from the digital world of Kim Komando.

Duration:00:16:35