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Your daily tech update from American's digital pro, Kim Komando. Stay up on the latest tech news with Kim's trusted advice, opinions and actionable tips — all in one minute. Want more from Kim? Try her free, smart tech newsletters here.

Your daily tech update from American's digital pro, Kim Komando. Stay up on the latest tech news with Kim's trusted advice, opinions and actionable tips — all in one minute. Want more from Kim? Try her free, smart tech newsletters here.

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Your daily tech update from American's digital pro, Kim Komando. Stay up on the latest tech news with Kim's trusted advice, opinions and actionable tips — all in one minute. Want more from Kim? Try her free, smart tech newsletters here.

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Episodes

Digital Life Hack: Watch out for incoming calls

7/27/2021
Here’s a true story of a real crime and a real victim. An Arizona woman received a call on her smartphone from someone claiming to be a Verizon employee ... and it all went downhill from there. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:13

The Right to Repair is heating up

7/27/2021
Have you ever bought a product that failed shortly after your purchase, and then, even though it had a warranty, you still couldn’t get it repaired? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:13

Digital Life Hack: How to block your phone number

7/26/2021
We like to hold our cell phone numbers sacred, but that's not always possible unless you know the secret ways to block your number when calling. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:19

The mystery of July 4's ransomware attack

7/26/2021
Another major ransomware attack took out thousands of companies ... except this one ended quietly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:18

The most popular emojis revealed

7/25/2021
Adobe’s annual Global Emoji Trend Report claims emojis can spark positive conversations about cultural and societal issues. That's probably why we're constantly seeing new emojis hit our phones. One, in particular, is making waves. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:13

Is it safe to drop your landline yet?

7/24/2021
Has the time finally come for you to drop your old telephone landline, save a few bucks and depend only on your mobile phone? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:39

Digital Life Hack: How to get rid of an old hard drive

7/23/2021
Before you get rid of old technology, whether giving it to another family member, selling it, or even throwing it into the recycle bin, you've got to take this important first step. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:21

Should social media be held accountable for publishing lies?

7/23/2021
Should social media be held accountable for publishing false, defamatory and even libelous material — just like newspapers, radio and television? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:20

Digital Life Hack: How to find someone's email address

7/22/2021
It's pretty easy to track down someone's email address if you know the tricks of the trade. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:18

Don't believe the news that Netflix is tanking

7/22/2021
Streaming services are having the same problem that plagued cable. Customers are asking, "Do we really need all of these services?" Here's the full story. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:17

Digital Life Hack: How to stop your emails from going to spam

7/21/2021
You probably start the day clearing out emails that somehow made it through your spam filter. But what if it was you on the other side of that email? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:18

Google listens to your private conversations

7/21/2021
For years, Google has stood firm: No one listens to your private conversations. Of course, no one ever believed Google because – for lack of a better word – it was a preposterous lie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:19

Digital Life Hack: How to take amazing pictures and videos from your phone

7/20/2021
The cameras on our smartphones have reached a point that rivals professional equipment. In this episode, I'll show you how to take commercial-quality photos and videos from your phone's camera. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:13

Facebook's $1.6B efforts to "save journalism"

7/20/2021
Here's a headline I can't help but raise an eyebrow at. Facebook is pouring a ton of dough into saving journalism — but I can't help but wonder if this is just a well-dressed bribe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:18

Digital Life Hack: Find out if your phone is waterproof

7/19/2021
It happens every summer. Someone either drops their phone into the swimming pool or an ocean wave slaps their phone out of their hands. That brings up the age-old question: Just how waterproof are our phones? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:59

The White House is flagging social media posts

7/19/2021
The admission from the White House that it’s "flagging" social media posts that it considers misinformation was downright frightening – regardless of who is the president. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:00

Watch out for these shady online car scams

7/18/2021
There’s always at least some stress when buying a new car. But buying online has additional traps to scam you out of your money. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:21

How to spot fake travel websites

7/17/2021
Summer's in full swing, and millions are squeezing in as much vacation time as possible. While you're scheduling some time off, scammers are working overtime to trick you with these fake vacation schemes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:20

Digital Life Hack: Upgrade your TV settings

7/16/2021
Hidden deep in your TV’s settings menu, you have something called motion smoothing. This feature artificially adds frames to whatever you’re watching. It can make a world of difference. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:13

When innocent emojis become dangerous

7/16/2021
If you ran Twitter, or any other social media platform, what would you do when users begin using emojis as racist insults? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:18