Tech Refresh with Kim Komando & Friends-logo

Tech Refresh with Kim Komando & Friends

The Kim Komando Show

Tech Refresh is your fun talk show about all things digital — the good, the bad and the uplifting. From what you should buy to the latest crazy internet trends, Kim, Allie and Matt break it all down. Listen once and you’re hooked — it’s that simple.

Tech Refresh is your fun talk show about all things digital — the good, the bad and the uplifting. From what you should buy to the latest crazy internet trends, Kim, Allie and Matt break it all down. Listen once and you’re hooked — it’s that simple.

Location:

United States

Description:

Tech Refresh is your fun talk show about all things digital — the good, the bad and the uplifting. From what you should buy to the latest crazy internet trends, Kim, Allie and Matt break it all down. Listen once and you’re hooked — it’s that simple.

Language:

English

Contact:

6023818200


Episodes

A special interview with Kim Komando

5/27/2022
In this special episode of Tech Refresh, Kim sits down with Komando.com Content Queen Allie to talk about her career in broadcasting, building a business, her family and the tragedy that shaped who she is today. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:05:26

Self-driving e-bikes, crypto crash, UFOs

5/20/2022
Cryptocurrency crashed. Here's where we are and what's next. Plus, a safer way to fill in forms online and an app that lets you see all the grocery store deals in your area. Oh, and the Pentagon reveals UFO sightings and Harley-Davidson's e-bike now has Google Cloud services. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:32:46

Crypto chaos, photo tip, Windows and Mac tricks

5/13/2022
Capturing movement with your smartphone’s camera is tough. Here’s an insider trick the pros use to get the best action pics. Plus, Matt has all the details on a free game you can play on your browser. (Hint: It involves YouTube.) Also, cryptocurrency and NFT investors are having a rough time. Here's why. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:31:50

Dangerous prayer apps, malware-infested movies, browser hack

5/6/2022
China plans a mission to collide with an asteroid. Find out why. Speaking of stars, don't download free movies starring these specific actors. Plus, how to get more private data removed from Google Search results and how to set up your browser to do what you want when you open it. Kim and the crew will also tell you all about mental health and prayer apps that fail to protect your privacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:58

Free audiobooks, front door scam, check your phone's privacy report

4/29/2022
Scammers might show up at your home. If they claim to be an "energy auditor," slam the door in their faces. Plus, Elon Musk buys Twitter, new EVs are on the way and Google's plans for "ambient notifications." And learn how to check your phone's hidden privacy report and find full audiobooks on YouTube. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:50

Text scams, bad news for Netflix, missing AirPods

4/22/2022
Kim and the team break down this week's biggest tech stories, from Netflix's subscriber drop to Pokemon's strange acquisition — and a tale about a stolen pair of AirPods you won't believe. Plus, Ben rooted around the FBI's archives and found a guide to internet slang. It won't help you sound cool, but it sure is funny. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:41:39

John Oliver vs. Congress, Android malware and a YouTube trick

4/15/2022
Elon Musk wants to own Twitter — and he's making bold moves to take it over. Kim has all the details. Plus, Ben will help you spot malicious Android apps and Allie has the funny story behind John Oliver's prank on Congress. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:36:13

Alexa on wheels, ShadowDragon surveillance and how iOS 15 improves your phone

4/8/2022
ShadowDragon collects data from 120 major sites going back a decade. That means it may have collected your info over the past 10 years. Plus, Allie has all the details on the iPhone 13 and iOS 15. Ben tells the team about Amazon's best smart home gadgets, including Astro, the wheeled Amazon Echo that can help you around the home. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:29

Spotting fake news, find any photo, scam calls mistake

4/1/2022
We all know what happened at the Oscars, but did Will Smith make a bald joke years ago on “The Arsenio Hall Show”? Kim has a simple trick to save you all that scrolling when you’re looking for a photo among thousands on your phone. And Allie has four tips to slow those annoying — and dangerous — scam calls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:00

White House warning, Google shortcut, FBI cybercrime report

3/25/2022
The White House put out a list of what businesses need to do to protect themselves from cyberwarfare. The problem? It's far from helpful. Plus, a helpful Google Drive shortcut you'll use again and again. And the FBI's 2021 Internet Crime Report is here. It was a banner year for hackers — and that's a bad thing for you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:35:59

2FA-stealing malware, update your phone, wheels vs. doors

3/18/2022
Smartphone malware is getting worse. A variant caught stealing passwords, bank details and lots more has a new trick — collecting your two-factor authentication codes. Plus, updates for iPhone and Android are here and Allie has the best reasons to update. And the crew takes on the debate captivating the internet right now: Are there more wheels or more doors in the world? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:34:54

AirTag stalkers, easy change to get faster internet, tax return pro tip

3/11/2022
It didn't take long for creeps and thieves to use Apple's AirTags to follow people. Apple has a response, but is it enough? Plus, tips to get your tax return back faster, and where to put your router for better internet speed. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:50

Social media's war, block Wordle trackers, 'Love is Blind'

3/4/2022
You can't log into social media without seeing a barrage of photos and videos from the Russia-Ukraine War. Plus, the New York Times purchased Wordle and it's still free — but now you're being tracked by advertisers. And the team dives into why everyone is talking about the latest season of the hit (and ridiculous) show "Love is Blind." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:43

Trump's new app, Peloton problems, 5-minute PC cleanup

2/25/2022
Trump's social media app just launched — and it was a rough start, to say the least. Plus, more trouble for Peloton as a scheme to hide a rust problem in thousands of bikes comes to light. Then Allie shares the 5-minute routine for keeping your computer cleaned up and running smoothly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:43

AirTag arrest, hide your Facebook profile, celebrity meltdown

2/18/2022
After months of stories about people using Apple's AirTags to stalk others and even steal cars, an arrest has been made. Plus, if you don't want to give up your Facebook account but you don't want others to find it so easily, Allie has a quick tip. And Matt has the scoop on the latest embarrassing celebrity meltdown. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:25

Google changing your account, Apple's Siri mistake, celebrity parents

2/11/2022
Google is making a major change to user accounts — and it's one you should make now before it happens automatically. Plus Apple says it was gathering Siri data even when you said "no thanks." And find out why the internet is talking about celebrities and their interesting lineage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:46

Apple wedding rings, winter weather alerts, rugged phone review

2/4/2022
Rumors are swirling about Apple's new wedding rings that will sniff out a cheater. We've got the facts. Plus, with severe weather conditions peaking around the country, the best ways to stay up to date. And in Ben's weekly review, he tests out cellphone so tough you can literally drop it in acid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:00

Apple's stalker problem, tax season warning, 'Batman' scavenger hunt

1/28/2022
Apple's AirTags make it easy to keep an eye on items like your keys or wallet, but they're dangerous in the wrong hands. Is Apple's response good enough? Plus, tax season has officially kicked off, and Allie has tips to get your return as fast as possible. And Matt has the info on why the internet is buzzing about the new 'Batman' movie and its cryptic online scavenger hunt. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:50

COVID test scams, Netflix price increase, smart Alexa tip

1/21/2022
Looking for free COVID tests? Don’t go to one of the many scam sites that have popped up almost overnight. Plus, Netflix just hit a major milestone … and you’re not going to like it. Plus, how to use your Echo or phone to detect sounds like a knock at the door, barking dogs and glass breaking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:42:55

Wordle tips, smart guns, 'Batman' letdown

1/14/2022
Are you playing Wordle? It seems like just about everyone is! We've got pro tips to help you win the hot word game and a warning about the Wordle app. Plus, smart guns are coming and Kim has the details. And find out why the internet is up in arms over the latest "Batman" movie and its PG-13 rating. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:16