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Bringing you computer industry news, hardware and software reviews, guest interviews and news of User Group meetings for over 20 years, the Personal Computer Show is a three-time winner of the prestigious national Computer Press Awards.

Bringing you computer industry news, hardware and software reviews, guest interviews and news of User Group meetings for over 20 years, the Personal Computer Show is a three-time winner of the prestigious national Computer Press Awards.
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Bringing you computer industry news, hardware and software reviews, guest interviews and news of User Group meetings for over 20 years, the Personal Computer Show is a three-time winner of the prestigious national Computer Press Awards.




June 13, 2018 show

Sprint lowers the cost of their unlimited data plan. ATT raises price of its grandfathered unlimited data plan. Facebook bug made private posts of 14 million users public. When a most powerful supercomputer may not be the fastest. Google facing EU fine over Android antitrust violations. Wearable and Health Technologies with Dr Alfred Poor: Pharmaceutical firm explores breath biomarkers to guide both asthma and COPD treatment, Artificial Intelligence engine outperforms human dermatologists in...


June 6, 2018 show

Facebook sharing user data with phone makers. Senator questions Mark Zukerberg on use of non-subscriber data. Facebook Full Data Policy. Facebook is misleading users to accept Terms and Conditions. Sonic and ultrasonic attacks damage hard drives and crash OSes. Look out for these dangerous Chrome extensions. The US military can't quit using Windows XP. Tech Corner: From the Personal Computer to the Internet of Things. Home Automation at the end of World War II.


May 30, 2018 show

The FBI recommends everyone reboot their router. iPhones have a serious problem. Amazon admits Alexa Device Eavesdropped On Portland Family. No one is ready for GDPR - General Data Privacy Regulation from Europe. Facebook and Google hit with $8.8 billion in lawsuits on first day of GDPR. US news sites unavailable to EU users. US websites block users in Europe. It is meaningless to accept a GDPR privacy policy. What You Should Do With All Those Privacy-Policy Emails Before You Delete Them....


May 23, 2018 show

FCC Alerts on Robocall scams. US cell carriers are selling access to your real-time phone location data. The Ring doorbell camera allowed video access well after the password was changed. Did Google fake its Duplex AI demo? Facebook pre-installed on your cell phone. Mark Zuckerberg is on an apology tour. Wearable and Health Technologies from Dr Alfred Poor: mobile device reduces frequency of migraines; brain-body connection for powered prosthetics; injectable sensors shown to work for...


May 16, 2018 show

The Turing test: Is the machine intelligence equivalent to a human being? Rising cable cost. IBM bans employees from using removable storage devices. Google employees quit over a project for the military. Wearable and Health Technologies with Dr Alfred Poor: Low-cost device to fight infant mortality in underdeveloped regions; researchers provide open source instructions to convert a 3D printer into a bioprinter; forecasts show rapid growth in smart clothing shipments. Malicious Chrome...


May 9, 2018 show

Facebook has a Clear History Privacy option. Thousands of mobile apps for children might be violating their privacy. Fake WhatsApp downloaded by more than 1 million users. Half a million pacemakers need a security patch. Amazon Prime Video running at half the bandwidth speed. Wearable and Health Technologies from Dr Alfred Poor: Fitness bands help smokers quit; Patients want telehealth options and Inexpensive artificial muscle lifts 12,000 times its own weight. 5G and the Internet of...


May 2, 2018 show

Many Amazon Reviews are fake. Web browser Incognito Mode is not very private. Comcast will not give new speed boost to Internet users who do not buy TV service. T-Mobile and Sprint Are Finally Merging. Wearable and Health Technology with Dr Alfred Poor: FDA approves AI software for screening and diagnosing eye disease; Alexa will ride-along to help ambulance crews; WebMD improves its Symptom Checker feature. Robo and unwanted telephone calls. Marty Winston on Raid Arrays for surveillance...


April 25, 2018 show

Facebook and the General Data Protection Regulation. Microsoft releases Windows 10 Lean. NYC pursues suit against Verizon on broadband deployment. Recycling used and unwanted computer equipment. Would a merger of T-Mobile and Sprint be good for consumers? Marty Winston on lightning protection for the Cybernetic House.


April 18, 2018 show

Facebook tracks you, even when you are not on Facebook. Supply Chain attack corrupted CCLeaner. Opera Mobile VPN to shut down. Apple Warns macOS users to move away from 32-Bit Apps. Some Android phones are missing claimed security patches. Apple warned its staff that it caught 29 leakers and 12 were arrested last year. New Gmail design. What to do with Amazon packages you did not order. Supreme Court takes up Internet sales tax case. Marty Winston reports from the NAB Convention held last...


April 11, 2018 show

Facebook talked to Stanford Medical School about a data-sharing agreement. Facebook had removed messages sent by CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Sandberg: ".. option to not share any data would be a paid product" Facebook admitted that it scans Messenger chats. Mark Zuckerberg and other executives "unsend" e-mails from Facebook inboxes. Hank Kee on Tech Support Fraud Home Automation. Marty Winston on ways to avoid failure modes in the Raspberry Pi.


April 4, 2018 show

Both the Google URL Shortener and Amazon Music Storage are both shutting down. Linux is dropping support of legacy peripherals. Android Go is a stripped down version of Android version 8 Oreo. CloudFlare has a new free Privacy First DNS Service. How Google tracks you and What You Can Do About it. MIT Squeezing water out of the air. Hank Kee on the Apple iPad vs the Google Chromebook. Marty Winston on calling for HELP automatically from a cybernetic house.


March 28, 2018 show

The Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandal - How we got here. Facebooks Onavo Protect Gives VPNs a bad name. Zuckerbergs Breach of Trust with Users. Facebook in the aftermath of Cambridge Analytica. Hank Kee on a Blue Moon March 31st 8:37 AM ET. Free eBooks and AudioBooks. Home Automation with Marty Winston: April Fools Day fake news releases.


March 21, 2018 show

Verizon reaches settlement to complete work in New York. NY threatens to revoke Charter franchise license. LTE study: T-Mobile and Verizon are the only networks that matter. US Court overturns part of Anti-Robocall rule. Radio giant iHeartMedia files for bankruptcy. Google's Android Wear is now Wear OS. Neura a "mind reading" app. Home Assistants - Amazon Alexa vs Apple Siri. Linux Foundation backs new hypervisor. Wearable and Health Technologies with Doctor Alfred Poor: soft contact lens...


March 14, 2018 show

Right to Repair Legislation. What is the difference between Android Go and Android One? Google releases Android P (Android v8 is Oreo). Selecting iPhone or Android. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technologies: Smart thermometer data predicts flu outbreaks, a standard webcam can monitor heartbeats, Smartphone app gets FDA clearance to diagnose autism in children. Hank and Joe on an inconvenient Linux operating system truth. Marty Winston on Home Automation: Sensor and status...


March 7, 2018 show

The iPhone X did not sell as well as anticipated. Spectrum lowers price to compete with cable-cutters. Pluto TV Cord Cutting Free TV Service. Flippy the Burger Flipping Robot. Best Buy Geek Squad being paid by the FBI to snoop on customers. Cellebrite bypasses IOS authentication up through v11.2.6. Wearable and Health Technologies with Dr. Alfred Poor: Deep learning AI predicts heart disease from retina scans, Inexpensive sensors use graphene, Smart glasses help assess effects of head...


February 28, 2018 show

Explaining Android Go. There are 12 versions of Windows 10. Yuch. Wearable and Health Technologies with Dr. Alfred Poor: Wearables to help diabetes patients, Electrical brain stimulation can aid memory and a Bionic retina implant has been cleared for clinical trials. Hank Kee on home 3D printing. Is Windows RT renamed Windows 10 Mobile really new and improved? Dr. Nick van Terheyden, a leader in Digital Healthcare and Innovation and former Chief Medical Officer for Dell. Marty Winston on...


February 21, 2018 show

Google launches Gmail Go for Android. Ad-blocking comes to the Chrome browser. Consumer Reports finds TV security flaw. Google removes the View Image button from searches. The Limitations of Windows 10 on ARM. Wearable and Health Technologies with Dr Alfred Poor: Telehealth helps with weight loss, fitness bands can diagnose diabetes, a flexible fabric stores electricity for wearables. Hank Kee with Dr. Nick van Terheyden who is a leader in Digital Healthcare and Innovation and former Chief...


February 14, 2018 show

911 fees paid by phone customers used by states to fill budget gaps. We are close to 5G deployment. The differences between Microsoft Office 2016 and Office 365. Shipping scam from China - what is "Brushing"? Secret iPhone code posted online is "biggest leak in history" Who makes the most reliable hard drives? Amazon Prime Exclusive Phone now with no ads. Do not buy Huawei cellphones. Chrome will warn that HTTP websites are not secure. What is a LUMEN? Wearable and Health Technologies with...


February 7, 2018 show

When is a telephone call not a telephone call? Windows Defender to remove scareware. Microsoft Office 2019 will only work on Windows 10. Microsoft ditches Windows 10 S in favor of new S Mode. Cellphone radiation poses no real harm to humans. Unlimited wireless data is here to stay, check your options. Apple properly fixes the 1+2+3 Calculator bug in iOS 8. Best Buy is pulling CDs from its stores. Google Fiber wireless Internet is leaving Boston. Wearable and Health Technologies with Dr...


January 31, 2018 show

Fujifilm recalls nearly 300,000 camera power adapters. Wearable devices tracking military personnel. Apple drastically reduces production of iPhone X. Apple cooperating with info for Chinese government. Fujifilm takes over Xerox. Satellite that was lost in space is found. DDR memory prices. Smartphones and the iGen generation. Windows 10 future updates. Dr Alfred Poor reports on Wearable and Health Technologies: Telehealth proves to save money, artificial intelligence helps an amputee play...