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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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New York, NY

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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.

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English


Episodes

November 15th show

11/15/2017
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Microsoft will end the final free Windows 10 upgrade option on December 31st. Windows 10 adds Anti-Ransomware feature in Fall update. Driverless shuttle bus gets hit by a truck during its debut ride in Las Vegas. Researchers Use Aluminum Foil to Boost Wi-Fi Performance. Security software Enigma lost legal battle against antivirus maker Malwarebytes. T-Mobile's gigabit network push reaches 430 markets in US. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology: sensors in a mesh network for...

Duration: 00:58:22


November 8th show

11/8/2017
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iOS apps can turn on the camera any time without warning. Proof of concept app exploits iOS camera permissions to secretly take pictures and videos. Google Docs users getting locked out of their files. The lockout was fixed, but privacy fears remain. Microsoft will end free Windows 10 upgrades on December 31st. Link to create Windows 10 installation media is on our website. The Convergence of the CPU and GPU. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology discussed how a retina scan may...

Duration: 00:58:22


November 1 show

11/1/2017
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The Sprint/T-Mobile merger is off. Microsoft axes Outlook.com premium features. iOS apps can turn on your camera at any time without warning. Wearable and Health Technology with Dr Alfred Poor: Common mobile app saves heart attack patients; Smart hardhat helps workers in emergencies; and California hospital system offers patients access on Apple app From the Workbench. Hank Kee on squeezing into a Windows 10 32 GB Storage the original copy of the Operating System. Home Automation with...

Duration: 00:58:22


October 25 show

10/25/2017
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New ransomware that attacks Windows called Bad Rabbit is spreading across Europe. One defense is to create a couple files. Retailer Newegg is being sued for an alleged Ponzi scheme. China is Turning Off a key feature of the Apple watch series 3. Google is shelling out $10k a day in court fines. The Chinese want to replace Windows. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology. AI on the Smartphone to deal with Depression. Temporary Tattoo for Early Skin Cancer Detection. Helping...

Duration: 00:58:22


October 18 show

10/18/2017
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The KRACK flaw in WiFi encryption. Supreme Court to Consider Search Warrant Power in Microsoft email case. Dark Web Ransomware Economy growing at an Annual Rate of 2,500 percent. Western Digitals MAMR Technology Could Lead To 40TB Hard Drives. Kaspersky Lab and the AV Security Hole. Cord-cutting Cable TV. Wearable and Health Technology by Dr Alfred Poor. Home Automation by Marty Winston. Our website links to three places where you can check on the status of KRACK fixes.

Duration: 00:58:22


October 11 show

10/11/2017
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AOL Instant Messaging is being retired in December. Chinese state media has reported bloated batteries in iPhone 8s. Home Internet prices may double. Cord cutting. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology. The smart bandage. Wearable for early skin cancer detection. Self-winding smart watch. Marty Winston on Home Automation. Does anyone do soldering?

Duration: 00:58:22


October 4 show

10/4/2017
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iPhone 8 Plus reportedly splits open while charging. Security firm finds some Macs vulnerable to firmware attacks. Internet-wide security update put on hold. Equifax couldn't find or patch vulnerable Struts implementations. Popularity contest: Windows 10 vs. 7. A mini version of the Commodore 64. Yahoo said every single account was affected by 2013 attack. Wearable and Health Technology with Dr Alfred Poor: FDA approved continuous Glucose monitor attached to the skin; Denim Jacket from...

Duration: 00:58:22


September 27 show

9/27/2017
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New iPhones cannot be used with T-Mobile 5g LTE Network. The advantages of 5G networks. Joe dislikes the new USB type C ports on his new Android phone. Equifax CEO steps down. How badly did Equifax screw up? Terms and Conditions banning bad reviews are not legal. Russia targeted election systems in 21 states, successfully hacking some. Drop test confirms Apple lied about the glass back on the iPhone 8. Wearable and Health Technology with Dr Alfred Poor: Goggles help low vision users see;...

Duration: 00:58:22


September 20 show

9/20/2017
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The show was pre-recorded this week. New iPhones cannot be used with T-Mobile 5g LTE Network. CCleaner victim of hack attack. Marty Winston offers an Overview of Home Automation Today: What is it, Home automation for the DIYer, Home automation should meet a need, not to look for a need and How to approach a home automation project. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology: Enhance Apple ear pods as listening aids, Vibrate pillow to get to sleep and a forecast of wearable tech...

Duration: 00:58:22


September 13 show

9/13/2017
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Jerry Pournelle passed away at age 84. Who invented email. Best Buy pulling Kaspersky software from shelves. Equifax Says Cyberattack May Have Affected 143 Million in the U.S. Apple Unveils iPhone X and 8 Models as it upgrades TV set-top box. Wearable and Health Technology with Dr Alfred Poor: Custom 3D Printed Insoles, An Endoscope for Endoscopy, Energy Harvesting. Home Automation with Marty Winston: Electronic Workbench.

Duration: 00:58:22


September 6 show

9/6/2017
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Defamation lawsuit over who invented email is thrown out of court. Four million Time Warner customers using the MyTWC app were unsecured. Why the US government should not ban Kaspersky security software. US government claims it can jail you indefinitely for not decrypting your data. Wearable and Health Technology with Dr. Alfred Poor: Lower Body Exoskeleton, Wearable Lab Tests, Robotic Arm and Hand that can Heal Itself. Home Automation with Marty Winston: Using Solar Panels Off the Grid.

Duration: 00:58:22


August 30 show

8/30/2017
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New 3D printers can print carbon fiber-infused nylon that can be as strong as steel. FTC to give back tech support scamming money to the bilked. T-Mobile Starts Building Low-Band Wireless Network for rural communities. On Air Guest - Dr. Rebecca Mercuri, one of the leading international experts on electronic voting. Topic: the upcoming primaries in September: How accurate will the vote count be? Different voting machines have varying degrees of integrity. Federal and local jurisdiction on...

Duration: 00:58:22


August 23 show

8/23/2017
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A patent that helped Amazon take over online commerce is expiring. FBI reportedly advising companies to ditch Kaspersky software. Fixing Windows 10 Audio Static. Express Updates for Windows 10. Recycling Storage Equipment. Hank Kee on Do you still need a tablet? Home Automation with Marty Winston. Being at the Center of the Solar Total Eclipse. Gas Discharge Tubes.

Duration: 00:58:22


August 16 show

8/16/2017
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Ancient advice about passwords was all wrong. Hank thinks Consumer Reports knock on Microsoft Surface laptops is not fair. Airplanes track the eclipse. Android Malware secretly records audio and pictures. Wearable and Health Technology by Dr Alfred Poor. A no-drug alternative to opioid pain killers. Smartphones reveal insights into population obesity. Gold can be used for ultra-thin, flexible, breathable sensors and conductors. From the Tech Corner by Hank Kee. Where's the [Internet]...

Duration: 00:58:22


August 9 - PRN only this week

8/9/2017
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A New York library card is your ticket to stream thousands of movies. Apple stops making the iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle. Windows Subsystem for Linux to ship with Windows 10. Hank recalls 1986. A history of using tapes for backup. Dr Alfred Poor on Health Technology: wearable tech detects drowsiness when driving. Also, a free database of wearable tech devices. Nano Scale Robots. Hank Kee on the Digital Camera Evolution. Marty Winston on Home Automation - Spousal Approval of High Tech...

Duration: 00:58:22


August 2 - Two different shows again

8/2/2017
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Different shows this week again on WBAI and on PRN. Fund Raising on WBAI. A new financing option for a Microsoft Surface PC. Apple removes VPN apps from the App Store in China. TSA will screen electronics larger than a cell phone. Solar Eclipse on August 21st. David Perry with an interview from Blackhat. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology - specifically, heart failure monitoring. See HealthTechInsider.com for more. Hank on Microsoft Software Withdrawal and Deprecation....

Duration: 00:58:22


July 26 - Two different shows again

7/26/2017
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Different shows again this week on WBAI and on PRN. Both featured: Health Technology with Dr Alfred Poor - A Sixth Finger (2 Thumbs), Connecting to the Human Brain, Self-Monitoring Health. Hank on Back to School Electronics. A review of the Epson Expression Home XP-440. Marty Winston on Home Automation. UPS configurations. PRN show: What's todays top Programming Language? Microsoft Kills Windows 10 updates on older CPUs. Features that are removed or deprecated in Windows 10 Fall Creators...

Duration: 00:58:22


July 19 - Two shows

7/19/2017
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Different shows this week on WBAI and on PRN. Both featured: Health Technology by Dr Alfred Poor. A VPN Primer by David Perry. Home Automation by Marty Winston. PRN: Verizon data from 6 million users leaked online. Consumer alert on FIOS batteries. FAA offers drone registration refunds. Photobucket breaks billions of photos online, upsets millions of users. Consumer electronics company Jawbone goes out of business. The WBAI show was fund raising offering a System Maintenance DVD and...

Duration: 00:54:59


July 12th - Convergence of Technology with Health Issues

7/12/2017
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Special show: Convergence of Technology with Health Issues. A discussion with Alfred Poor and Dan Rosenbaum. Rosenbaum is a wearable technology expert, an award-winning writer, and 30-year technology journalist. He writes the Wearable Tech Insider website. Health Tech Insider is written by Alfred Poor, PhD. With a Biology degree from Harvard, Alfred went on to spend 30 years writing about a wide range of technology topics, including more than 22 years writing for PC Magazine and other...

Duration: 00:54:59


July 5, 2017 show

7/5/2017
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Supreme Court reaffirms that there is no Hate Speech exception. A ruling against Google in Canada could affect free speech around the world. Germany cracking down on hate speech in social media. US Copyright Office suggests Right To Repair laws a good idea. Microsoft manages to cram artificial intelligence on the Raspberry Pi 3 PC board. Sony to make vinyl records again. Dr Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology: Telemedicine may save visits to hospital and doctor, Remote monitoring...

Duration: 00:55:14

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