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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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The Equifax data breach is worse than we thought! Facebook’s new “protect” feature might not be protecting you after all. Microsoft wants to do away with passwords.

2/16/2018
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Equifax’s major breach last year exposed the private information of millions of people. But what we now know about it is even more shocking. We have more on the critical data that hackers got their hands on and what you can do about it. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:20:50

Another popular Facebook hoax is making the rounds. An iPhone X bug makes it almost impossible to answer the phone. And a smartphone screen made out of diamonds could be hitting the market soon.

2/9/2018
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Don’t believe everything you see on Facebook! Your friends are probably sharing a message about making sure they stay on your feed, but it’s a hoax. Plus, Apple responds to lawmakers on Capitol Hill and consider an offer for replacement batteries. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:20:56

A fitness social network unknowingly exposed the locations of secret U.S. military bases, Police could soon have a new tool to catch you speeding, A familiar tech word is added to the New Oxford English Dictionary, and more

2/2/2018
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The U.S. military isn’t happy with a fitness network that released details of a billion workouts, including active military workouts, which exposed top-secret locations. Plus, ransomware attacks are up 90% and the word itself is being recognized. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:20:49

Tax scams target your W-2s, Big brother’s watching you drive, The hi-tech grocery store with no cashiers or check out lines, Facebook regulated like big tobacco? and more

1/26/2018
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’Tis the season for tax scams and hackers are setting their sites on your W-2s. How they’re trying to intercept your refunds. Big Brother is using technology to watch your driving habits and now they want to use it to raise your rates. The MacBook Air and the new iPhone X could be on the chopping block. Imagine a grocery store with no cashiers or checkout lines. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:23:51

Apple and Amazon creating jobs and reinvesting billions into the U.S., Post-it note problem for Hawaii’s Emergency Agency, text-bombs and new ransomware targeting your devices

1/19/2018
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A false alert and a sticky note with a password prominently showing, has many wondering how secure Hawaii’s Emergency Management Agency is. Drug dealers are targeting your children through Facebook complete with hashtags and emojis. Ransomware is attacking cloud email services. Amazon wants to get in bed with you. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world.

Duration:00:22:32

Kodak is getting into Bitcoin mining, Design flaws in computer chips could put you at risk with hackers, Oddball gadgets introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show, LG unveils the Wall TV and more

1/12/2018
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The Kodak company is moving from cameras to cash! Digital cash anyway, with their latest venture into Bitcoin mining. Will it be worth an investment? Plus, how the design flaws in computer chips are putting you at risk for hackers and what you can do about it. And a look inside the Consumer Electronics Show, the “out there” gadgets and the ones that wow’d everyone! All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:17:46

New year and new tech! What does 2018 have in store?, Mistake inside? A big security flaw in microprocessor chips. Find out why Americans are opting for streaming over cable and satellite and more

1/5/2018
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2017 brought the iPhoneX, face ID, and XBox One X, but what will be the must haves and highlights of this new year. An Intel fail has the manufacturing company scrambling to fix a security flaw. Changing the way you watch TV, why more Americans are choosing to stream. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:20:38

New Year's "tech" resolutions. Get ready for distance wireless charging! A researcher discovers self-healing glass and more

12/29/2017
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What's your New Year's resolution? Make sure it includes tech!, Which is more secure, Face ID or Touch ID?, The iPhone X hype is fading, Learn the best Alexa commands for your Echo, South Korean government announced new legislation that would put tough regulations on the country's cryptocurrency markets. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:17:54

235 Million Americans' personal information exposed, U.S. points the blame in the WannaCry malware, The biggest losers and wackiest tech of 2017

12/22/2017
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235 Million Americans personal information exposed in another massive data breach! Find out who the U.S. government is blaming for the WannaCry attack. Facebook is going to start demoting certain posts. We’ll tell you about the biggest losers and the wackiest tech gadgets of 2017. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:19:50

Breaking news on net neutrality, Facebook’s former vice president feels “tremendous guilt,” Netflix defends itself over “A Christmas Prince” Tweet and more tech news you need to know now

12/15/2017
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Breaking news on net neutrality! What the FCC’s vote means for you and your internet access. Why Facebook’s former vice president feels “tremendous guilt” from creating the social media site. Netflix defends itself over A Christmas Prince Tweet. Learn how to protect yourself from the Good Samaritan smartphone scam. Find out what password men are more likely to use than women. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:19:51

'Tis the season for Facebook scams, U.S. government uses drones for spying, Beware of fake phone chargers, and more tech news you need to know now

12/8/2017
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3 clever scams spreading on Facebook right now, Next cybersecurity attack could send company executives to prison, 3 essential privacy settings for your Amazon Echo, A popular mattress maker is accused of tracking you, and tech news you need to know now from Kim Komando and the Komando.com News Desk.

Duration:00:17:13

Major Apple security flaw, Net Neutrality, Bitcoin crazy, Fake Russian ads on Facebook, and more tech news you need to know now

12/1/2017
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Apple’s security flaw, DJI drones spying, Net neutrality hysteria, Hi-tech thieves hacking your keys, Bitcoins everywhere, Malware loaded apps, and tech news you need to know now from Kim Komando and the Komando.com News Desk.

Duration:00:19:23

Staying with creepy relatives or in a rental or hotel? How you can spot hidden cameras

11/22/2017
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Sometimes when you’re staying with a creepy relative or in a hotel you have the feeling you’re being watched. Creepers are getting creative and finding more places to hide small cameras. As if that’s not enough of a violation, the lack of legal action available will shock you. In this free podcast, I’ll share my own harrowing experience, how to spot hidden cameras, and what to do if someone’s been recording your every move.

Duration:00:24:11

Your password for sale on the Black Market, Connect toys putting kids at risk, what Apple has up its sleeve after the iPhone X, and more

11/17/2017
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Is your username and password up for sale? The chances are pretty high. Watch out for Bluetooth toys! Hackers are putting your kids at risk. You might want to pause before buying the iPhoneX, rumor has it Apple already has two more phones in the pipeline! All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:18:27

Facebook wants your nude photo, The end of Social Security numbers?, Netflix scam targets millions, and more

11/10/2017
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Would you upload your nude photo to stop revenge porn? That’s exactly what Facebook is asking you to do. Social Security numbers are facing major changes in the aftermath of the Equifax hack. A fast-spreading scam is targeting millions of Netflix users. Conspiracy theories once again pop-up on YouTube after the deadly Texas church shooting. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:16:20

Facebook accused of eavesdropping, Smartphone zombies are getting hurt, TripAdvisor hides travel warnings, and more

11/3/2017
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Be careful what you say around your phone – Facebook could be listening. TripAdvisor apparently deletes posts about dangerous vacation spots. Microsoft will pay you to use their search engine. And are you a smartphone zombie? All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:16:11

The “Reaper” is attacking computers, Amazon asks for your keys, Pilotless airplanes take to the skies, and more

10/27/2017
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You should fear the “Reaper” - a new, aggressive hack that targets your internet-connected devices. Amazon wants you to hand over the keys to your house, and you might agree to it. Pilotless air taxis are about to take to the skies. And an Apple founder says he won’t buy the new iPhone X? All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:16:44

What is Krack and why should you fear it?, Unlimited data coming soon for all, Fast food chain says put down your phone, and more

10/20/2017
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The Krack Attack is after your Wi-Fi connection, but you can protect yourself. It’s true, unlimited access to data may soon be reality for everyone. McDonald’s wants you to lock up your smartphone – I’ll tell you why. And you’ll be amazed at the number of Netflix “binge watchers.” All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:16:39

Facebook founder fights off failure, Teens are being targeted by new online scam, How to know your email is being read, and more

10/13/2017
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It’s hard to imagine Facebook founder - Mark Zuckerberg - making a mistake. But he did and it’s costing his company a lot of money. Teenage girls looking for online fame are the victims of a new, dangerous scam. A popular AOL service is signing off forever. And I’ll tell you how to know if your email is being read. All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:16:03

Viral fake news about Las Vegas shooting, Equifax breach keeps getting worse, Smartphones are mood-killers, and more

10/6/2017
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A family affected by terror-related violence is suing Facebook, claiming the social site was responsible, and other social media giants did nothing to stop fake news following the Las Vegas shooting. The Equifax breach just keeps getting worse. Researchers are working on a way to charge your phone in 5 minutes or less! All this and everything you need to stay up-to-date in today’s digital world from Kim Komando.

Duration:00:16:11

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