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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

January 10, 2018 show

1/10/2018
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HP recalls 50,000 batteries. The Intel CPU design flaws in a nutshell. Apple iPhone battery. Dr. Alfred Poor reports on wearable tech at CES 2018 in Los Vegas. Marty Winston has a New Year Update of his 40 year maintenance free house.

Duration: 00:55:59


January 3rd show

1/3/2018
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Iran restricts Telegram and Instagram in response to protests. Statement from Apple about iPhone slowdown. Windows 10 power throttling. Growth of wearables expected to drop in 2018. The FCC approves first wireless "power-at-a-distance" charging system. T-Mobile to launch a Pay-TV service. Intel is ending legacy BIOS support by 2020. Remembering computer pioneers who passed away in 2017. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technologies: Smart Diaper Sensor, Lasers Help Parkinson's Patients...

Duration: 00:56:00


December 27th show

12/27/2017
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DARPA and the University of Michigan team up to build an unhackable chip. Apple slows down old iPhones. Power throttling in Windows 10. The most significant news in Personal Computing this year. A rebroadcast of a BILL GATES interview from 1986 - yesterday, today and tomorrow.

Duration: 00:54:30


December 20th show

12/20/2017
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The FCC acts to restore Internet freedom. Is Spending Time on Social Media bad for us? A huge security hole in ATT DirecTV gives hackers an easy Route To Spy On Your Home. T-Mobile to Launch Pay-TV Service. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology: ask Alexa for best prescription prices, a smartphone app helps reduce dangerous infections, and neuropsychiatric conditions may be diagnosed by smartphone. Hank Kee on Net Neutrality in the United States. Marty Winston on changes to a 40...

Duration: 00:54:29


December 13th show

12/13/2017
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Only PRN this week. Microsoft pushed an emergency bug fix for a critical flaw in their anti-virus software. Hackers Can Control Your PC with a 17 Year Old Microsoft Word Bug. HP patched hundreds of models of laptops to remove a keylogger. Microsoft launches "Windows 10 On ARM" with over 20 hours of battery life. Always Connected Windows PCs. Stocking stuffers. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology: 3D scanner identifies skin cancer, facial recognition AI is used to identify...

Duration: 00:55:11


December 6th show

12/6/2017
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The new version of Firefox is fast. The FDA approves Apple watch EKG reader accessory. macOS update mistakenly backs out the root bug fix. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology: a look back at his predictions for this past year and how they turned out. Marty Winston on using the I2C standard to get information from several sensors to a single pair of wires.

Duration: 00:55:46


November 29th show

11/29/2017
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macOS bug: you can log into macOS High Sierra as root with no password. Re-installing Windows. What is your new serial number after upgrading Windows 7 to 10? Google Maps Is Tracking Your Every Move, And There's Even A Website To Prove It, says Wimp.com. Dr. Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology: New digital tags that you attach to your clothing for 24/7 activity monitoring, printing replacement hearts using a patient's own blood cells, and the rapid growth of wearable patches for...

Duration: 00:55:04


November 22nd show

11/22/2017
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An ISO file can provide a free upgrade from older versions of Windows to v10. How to remove software leftover artifacts: IObit Uninstaller 7 Free and Advanced SystemCare Free. Google Docs went down for some users for over an hour. Hank takes a first look at Firefox 57. Dr Alfred Poor on Wearable and Health Technology: Brain scans can identify adolescents with suicidal thoughts, the First pill with a sensor is approved by the FDA, A flexible battery helps light up a smart dental brace. Hank...

Duration: 00:55:07


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

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