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Ever wonder how technology has transformed your life? In this entertaining and informative podcast, Kim Komando provides insight on the ever-changing tech issues and topics that are relevant to you. This free podcast featuring interviews that Kim conducts with experts in their field. You'll gain an…

Kim Komando


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    Hermit malware, bad Android apps, pin text messages

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 41:26

    The Mars probe gets a big update ... from good old Windows 98. Better late than never! Plus, a scary government spy tool was discovered on iPhones and Androids. Allie has that news, plus bad apps still live in the Google Play Store. Matt has the details on how to really clean your AirPods, plus a clever texting tip: how to pin text threads and single messages. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Humanoid robots, plastic replacement, Instagram face scans

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 34:19

    Elon Musk's humanoid Tesla robot could come out in months. Plus, Cruise is now charging for rides in its driverless vehicles in San Francisco and Instagram is testing an AI face-scanning tool to verify age. Also, Twitter wants writers to publish longer content with Notes, spray-on plant coating could replace plastic food wrap and a few ways to stop Google tracking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Google News redesign, IKEA AR app, Wi-Fi calling

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2022 32:35

    Want to rearrange your furniture, but not sure how it will look? Use IKEA's new AR app to visualize your new space. Plus, a Google News redesign emphasizes local stories, Brave's new tool lets you create and share your own search rankings and Wi-Fi calling is a fix you need to know about. I'll also share a tech trick you can use to access Google Maps or Apple Maps when you don't have cell service. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Clone dead voices, LinkedIn crypto fraud, hacked jacuzzis

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 28, 2022 35:06

    Want your dead grandmother to read you a story? If Amazon's new Alexa AI feature comes to life, you could clone dead voices. That's not the only surprising tech story I'll tell in this podcast episode. I'll also tell you how hackers are taking over jacuzzis. Plus, famous con artist Anna Sorokin is selling NFTs and the FBI warns of crypto fraud on LinkedIn. Oh, and you won't believe how much money Big Tech companies make per minute. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Air taxis, free money, link between phones and cancer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 42:18

    The Los Angeles Times said air taxis soon would fill the skies. Is this true, or just fake news? I've got the answer. Plus, Apple plans to end passwords forever and UC Berkeley finds a link between phone use and cancer. In this 30-minute podcast, I'll also tell you how to get free money from class-action lawsuits. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Universal chargers, data broker bill, smart assistant tricks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 41:14

    Europe is moving closer to universal charging cables. Will we get the same here in the U.S.? A new bill could put a stop to some of those scummy data-broker sites. Plus, three easy ways to get Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant to understand you better. And the internet is losing its collective mind over Kim Kardashian's red carpet walk in Marilyn's Monroe's famous dress. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Drone deliveries, digital license plates, $3,700 Walkman

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 38:35

    Want to get your Amazon Prime packages by air? Here's how to get drone deliveries. Plus, Netflix officially announced Squid Game season two, Sony made a $3,700 Walkman and Webex is introducing seamless Apple CarPlay support. Oh, and Michigan approved digital license plates by startup Reviver. I've got all the details. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Amazon resort, movie sound hack, Firefox fights cookies

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2022 39:36

    Would you share an electric motorbike with other people? Lime thinks you should. Plus, Firefox gives total cookie protection to all users by default — and Amazon treats influencers at a luxury resort. In this 30-minute podcast, I'll tell you about a handy site that alerts you when your favorite show comes back, along with three steps to take before you trade in or sell an old phone. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Amazon scandal, self-aware AI, new airport rules

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 21, 2022 40:04

    A software engineer says Google has a self-aware AI that's as smart as a seven-year-old child. Plus, Apple plans to end passwords forever and Delta Air Lines just set strict time limits for airport lounges. I've also got the disgusting details on an encrypted messaging app Amazon needs to rein in. In this 30-minute podcast episode, you'll also get a few helpful tech tips. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Warren Buffet crypto take, Uber news, rental car scams

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 42:31

    Warren Buffet was right about cryptocurrency. But is Elon Musk right about working from home? Listen to this 30-minute podcast for my take. I'll also cover the Ring controversy that has people asking, "Do doorbell cameras violate privacy?" Plus, Uber expands — as do rental car scams. I'll also tell you about a new smartphne tool that lets you identify just about anything. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 38:29

    Smartphone malware is getting worse. A variant can steal passwords, bank details and your two-factor authentication codes. Plus, updates for iPhone and Android are here and Allie has the best reasons to update. Also, 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

    Find Facebook hackers, fridge TV, make fake people

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 40:32

    Make digital people on this free website. They look just as real as you and me. If you think that's creepy, how about Facebook hackers? Look out for these red flags of a compromised account. I'll also tell you how to make your smart fridge a TV and how to use an iPad as a second computer monitor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    iPhone updates, Twitter warnings, Instagram scam

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2022 40:32

    Tweeting a spoiler? Put a content warning on it. You should also watch your inbox for this new Instagram scam. Plus, Furbo's latest pet cam gives you 360-degree views. In this episode, you'll get the inside scoop on seven exciting new iOS 16 features and a photography hack for action shots. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Naked job, Meta lawsuit, hacked phone red flags

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 14, 2022 39:24

    When it comes to school shootings, everyone is talking about guns. We need to talk about social media, too. Here's why. Also, a family sues Meta for fueling their daughter's self-harm. In this episode, you'll also learn about a new app that helps you track sharks — as well as six signs your phone was hacked. I'll also tell you about a job you can do without any clothes. Even better, you'll learn how to find low gas prices and which dangerous apps you need to remove from your phone right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    CDC tracking, QR code thieves, Zelle scam

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 43:08

    The CDC has your cell phone records. Plus, you need to watch out for a new online payment scam. Speaking of scams, be careful when you scan QR codes — here's why. In this episode, you'll also learn how to share a YouTube video at a precise starting point, how to quickly delete accounts you no longer use and how to find your parked car using Google Maps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    New NASA rocket, Apple news, Gmail privacy trick

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 41:50

    NASA just rolled out its massive new rocket. Apple announced during its WWDC 2022 conference that the iPhone 7 won't get the iOS 16 update. It also revealed new devices and hardware — as well as new features coming to your iPhones, iPads and MacBooks. Plus, want to play old computer games online? Matt's got you covered. Also, if you have a Gmail account, don't miss out on this 30-second privacy check. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Bird ID app, iPhone pulse check, Wi-Fi 7 speeds

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2022 38:08

    Have you ever wondered, "What kind of bird is that?" Download this bird ID app to find out. Plus, Apple patents a dual-display MacBook, Wi-Fi 7 test shows off speeds of 30 Gbps and Microsoft Flight Simulator gets a Top Gun add-on. I'll also tell you how to check your pulse using your phone and how to set up an online will. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    New MacBooks, iOS updates, Facebook phone calls

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2022 40:33

    Want to save money on your subscription services? Sign up for a family plan. You don't even have to use your family! Plus, how to electronically sign PDFs and make phone calls through Facebook thanks to a Messenger update. Plus, what to expect from Apple's upcoming software updates and future gadgets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Cheap airfare, Val Kilmer comeback, privacy tips

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 7, 2022 35:02

    Amazon Echo, Google Nest and other devices can be hacked. Here's how. Plus, Val Kilmer makes a comeback in Top Gun, a judge rules that Ring video doorbells violate privacy and IBM's self-sailing Mayflower suffers another fault in crossing the Atlantic. Also, virtual children to play with will be common in 50 years. In this episode, you'll also learn why your home needs its own email address and how to remove yourself from creepy people search sites. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Best Amazon Echo tips, Google tricks, USB secret

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 40:51

    Plugging in a USB cable the right way feels like a no-brainer. Then why do we get it wrong on the first try so often? Here's a secret trick you can use to put your USB drive in the right way the first time. I'll also share a useful Google trick, news of an Instagram scam, Zuckerberg's latest metaverse hijinks and whether the Ford F-150 Lightning Truck is worth the money. You'll also learn about 15 clever uses for your Amazon Echo — and security steps you can't skip. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Robin Hood ransomware, 'Top Gun' AI, Facebook downgrade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 40:11

    A new kind of ransomware is on the loose, and victims can't pay to get the encryption key to their files — they must complete three acts of charity. Plus, Val Kilmer is back in "Top Gun: Maverick," thanks to the help of AI and deepfake technology. And Facebook is losing one of its best security features. We'll tell you what to do instead to keep your account safe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Smart headlights, bionic eye for blindness, slim XR glasses

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2022 63:52

    Is the DeLorean coming back as an EV? Here's all you need to know. Plus, Ford makes it easy to 3D-print accessories and a bionic eye partially restores a woman's vision. Also, here's how to trade in old gear for Amazon cash and how many steps you should take each day. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Buy a ticket to space, save printer ink, Roblox dangers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 38:58

    Do your kids use Roblox? You need to know about these hidden dangers. Plus, you can buy a ticket to space or even get video tech support from inside your BMW. In this episode, you'll learn how to turn an old PC into a home media server. I'll also teach you how to save money on printer ink. (Spoiler alert: It's all in the fonts.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    AirTag stalkers, 3G shutdown, video chat scam

    Play Episode Listen Later May 31, 2022 37:35

    Earlier this year, the 3G shutdown began. Here's how this will affect your daily devices. Also, watch out for this nasty money-transfer video chat scam. Plus, police arrested a stalker who hid an AirTag in his victim's vehicle, Amazon drivers are tired of dancing and injuries you can get from holding your phone wrong. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    TV tracking, flying cars, buy cheap mystery boxes

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 43:37

    Love mystery boxes? Here's how to buy unclaimed USPS and Amazon packages. Plus, your TV is watching you and Facebook listens to your conversations. In this episode, you'll learn how to instantly get more storage space on your phone. Allow, follow these steps to record videos in emergency situations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Tech Refresh: A special interview with Kim Komando

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 70:29

    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

    Smart burritos, fridges and Band-Aids

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2022 31:05

    Watch out for these telltale signs your hard drive is fading. Plus, inventors are working on smart fridges, high-tech burrito tape and bandages. I'll also tell you how to stop your ex from popping up in your photo memories in just a few simple steps. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Cheap smartphones, smart canes, save money on phone bills

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 42:35

    Want to save money on your phone and cable bills? Try these insider tricks. I'll also tell you how to get new smartphones cheaply. Plus, smart canes with GPS are coming out, along with a live translation feature for Google Meet. Oh, and watch out for Apple's app subscription changes. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Ditch Google, get low hotel rates, stop Alexa snooping

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 43:06

    Homeland Security put the disinformation board on pause — here's why. Plus, Netflix is bleeding, crypto stars are silent and smart shopping carts are coming to a store near you. I'll also tell you how to ditch Google and make sure Alexa isn't keeping your recordings. Plus, four insider secrets to getting the lowest hotel room rate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Get free tech, clone your dog, creepy Alexa news

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 42:19

    Now, Zoom can track your emotional state. Plus, shocking new research about Amazon Echos will creep you out. In this episode, you'll learn about smart tech for camping tricks, Buy Nothing groups that hand out tech for free and a secret app you'll use all the time. Oh, and here's how to clone your pet. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Self-driving e-bikes, crypto crash, UFOs

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 37:46

    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

    Get a brain chip, biometric airports, Wi-Fi 7 news

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2022 38:52

    Want to become an astronaut? Enroll in the brand-new Star Harbor. Plus, Wi-Fi 7 is around the corner — here's what to expect. Biometrics could end airport security hassle and the Neuralink brain implant just began human trials. Plus, here's a fast way to delete accounts no longer in use. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Get free internet, Google updates, speed up your internet

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 37:48

    Are your pages loading slower than molasses in January? Here are 10 ways to speed up your internet. Plus, Facebook listens to your conversations and Harley-Davidson came out with a new electric motorcycle. Also, low-income households could get free internet and Google came out with a ton of exciting updates. Here's all you need to know. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Traffic trick, YouTube shortcuts, golden privacy tip

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 36:58

    Want to erase yourself from the internet? Here's how. I'll also tell you how to predict traffic conditions months in advance. You'll learn about some YouTube keyboard shortcuts you'll always use and Netflix changes that may come later this year. Also, a piece of history died in a ransomware attack. Here's what you need to know. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Smart guns, emoji sex secrets, AirTag car thieves

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 38:02

    Stop sharing your phone number — it could put you in danger. Get a second number with this free trick. I'll also tell you how to get disposable email addresses in a second. Plus, thieves are using AirTags to steal cars, smart handguns are coming and ransomware closed an entire college forever. Also, is crypto dying? Here's my take. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Crypto chaos, photo tip, Windows and Mac tricks

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 36:50

    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

    Laptops for your face, smart screws, spot PC snoops

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 43:06

    Has someone been snooping on your PC? Here's how to see what they were doing. Plus, special glasses that can help deaf people and smart screws that know when they're loose. Oh, and these luxury apartments in New York can monitor your health. I'll also tell you about a new VR headset that will be "a laptop for your face." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Apple Watch video calls, $30 smart TV trick, free cable perks

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2022 39:19

    Do you forget to update your passwords? Now, Google Assistant can take care of that for you. Plus, TikTok will start sharing ad revenue with creators and the new Apple Watch band adds video calling. In this episode, you'll learn how to turn your old TV into a smart TV for $30. I'll also share the best free perks you get with your cable subscription. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    No more passwords, find hidden trackers, Theranos merch

    Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 39:05

    Want to sell a water bottle for $1,500? Slap a Theranos label on it. This merch is all the rage on eBay — here's why. Plus, Big Tech predicts a future without passwords and TikTok videos show what it's like to live with dementia. I'll tell you how to find hidden trackers and turn an old PC into a home media server. Also, these mental health apps can compromise your privacy. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    CEO passwords, jobfishing scams, new hacker schemes

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 39:23

    Need to recover deleted files? Want to trade in old gear for Amazon cash? I've got you. Plus, I'll share a photography tip you can use to get the best action shots. In this episode, I'll share new hacking and scamming strategies to watch out for as well as the most common CEO passwords. (You won't believe how silly some of them are.) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Dangerous prayer apps, malware-infested movies, browser hack

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 40:59

    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

    Brain chips, Apple Watch satellites, Corvette EV

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 36:14

    Elon Musk says his brain chips will be a lot like smartwatches. Apple Watch could get satellite communication soon. Plus, here's how to turn handwritten notes into text you can edit. Also, MIT researchers built ultra-thin speakers, General Motors teases a Corvette EV and free security cam software you should know about. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    AirTag travel hack, protect Alexa privacy, texting tricks

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 36:51

    One man found his lost luggage thanks to an Apple AirTag. I'll tell you how these trackers can help you, along with how you can use Apple's new self-service repair program. Plus, you'll soon see Prime delivery on all sorts of online stores. Here's why. You'll also learn a Google privacy trick, why physical metaverse stores are opening up and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Crypto 401Ks, hologram wife glitches, money-saving phone trick

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 38:27

    He married a hologram. Four years later, she glitched. Here's how he made their marriage survive. Also, criminals are filing emergency data requests to steal your data from Big Tech companies. Plus, how to save money on an iPhone or Galaxy, smart tech for camping trips and how to make sure no one is tracking you with Apple AirTags. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Job-stealing robots, free browser games, Echo TV trick

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 37:05

    How much job security do you have? Depending on your position, you may only have 10 years before a robot steals your job. In this episode, I'll tell you why digital real estate is exploding, how car-buying will change in the future and which free games you can play in your browser. You'll also get a few tech tricks, like how to use an Echo to hear TV dialogue better and how to find photos on your phone more quickly. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 41:50

    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

    Portless iPhone, Musk Mars update, Alexa's AR smart homes

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 42:11

    Word has it that Amazon is working on a new smart home gadget with augmented reality features. Here's how this will change your home. I'll also tell you about a smart shopping mirror that guesses your size so you don't have to change. Plus, BMW and Mercedes are releasing new electric vehicles, Apple could come out with a portless iPhone soon and Musk reveals what life on Mars could look like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Bulletproof headphones, credit report change, new Zoom trick

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 41:31

    Have you ever bought something, only to pay for it later? Lots of shoppers love this setup — but now it will show up on your credit report. Speaking of shopping, you can buy a vertical mouse or life-saving headphones. (Yep: one gamer's headphones saved him from a stray bullet.) In this episode, I'll share AirTag news as well as a cool new Zoom trick that lets you speak with your hands. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Toilet tech troubles, holographic doctor visits, worst battery mistakes

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 41:35

    Get ready for high-tech medical visits. In this episode, I'll share the biggest ways you're draining your phone's battery — and how to make it last longer. Plus, one woman fell into a toilet thanks to her phone. You'll also learn a top-secret Instagram photo trick and all the details on a new spam text trend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    E-scooter secrets, phone sex surprise, make old computers new again

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 37:05

    Have an old laptop or PC lying around and collecting dust? You should know about a new OS that brings it back to life. I'll also tell you how to add lenses to your smartphone camera, make the most of smart plugs and use e-scooters safely. Plus, a surprising statistic about phones and sex you won't believe. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

    Text scams, bad news for Netflix, missing AirPods

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 44:40

    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

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