Rank #1: Facebook is listening to everything you say -- Samsung finally unveils folding phone -- iPad built into a baby crib
Facebook promises that it doesn’t listen to your videos or views the contents, but do you believe them? A cool new feature is on the way to Android apps. You can count on Alexa to do many commands but can you count on it in case of an emergency? You won’t believe how far one parent went to get his child to sleep at night. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
Nov 09 2018
Rank #2: The NSA deletes millions of records -- massive data leak from phone apps -- Direct-TV raises prices and more
Why the NSA is deleting all call records it’s collected since 2015. Plus, your data exposed! A flaw in thousands of phone apps puts millions of users’ data at risk. And, more automation! Target and Walmart are using new tech to get some jobs done. What does that mean for employees? Click now for all that and more in Tech News Today.
Jul 02 2018
Rank #3: Millions of airline passengers were hacked -- Another step backward for Windows 10 -- One website might owe you some money
An airline was breached and 9.4 million passengers were hacked. Microsoft fixes some Windows problems by going backward. A super-speed Internet 100 times faster than now. Who will be the first to unveil a foldable smartphone? Get your food delivered by a drone. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
Oct 26 2018
Rank #4: Amazon has huge news for Whole Foods shoppers, AppleTV rumors and Apps you can’t live without
Amazon has huge news for Whole Foods shoppers, AppleTV rumors and Apps you can’t live without
Aug 25 2017
Rank #5: Tech Giants facing more backlash and New social media rules for some journalists
Tech Giants facing more backlash and New social media rules for some journalists. Also, iPhone robber snags $60k in phones, Ordering food on Facebook and Samsung CEO quits
Oct 16 2017
Rank #6: Dimension X: “The Parade”
The Golden Age of Radio presents Dimension X: "The Parade" from 8/25/50 starring Joseph Curtain. A Martian hires an advertising agency to publicize a parade that The Martians are coming!
Dec 26 2018
Rank #7: Apple ID accounts locked by hackers -- Young people abandoning traditional TV -- Target's account hacked to scam bitcoin
Evidence of a major crime in New York is covered up using the “cloud.” We examine the number of times you check your phone on a daily basis. Apple ID is locking users out for no apparent reason. Google searches bounce to Africa and are “misdirected” to China and Russia and Amazon expands to the east coast with two new headquarters in New York and Virginia. Target's Twitter account was hacked as part of a bitcoin scam. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
Nov 14 2018
Rank #8: A Social Security scam to watch out for -- Google's real reason for giving you control -- NASA uses the oldest IT trick in the book
That Social Security phone call could be a scam. Google makes it easier to control your privacy but not because they like you. A new, perplexing trend in Sweden has employers microchipping employees. NASA finds an old trick works on new tech. Facebook finds and deletes millions of awful images. A famous actress is in trouble with Samsung for using an iPhone. All that and more from the komando.com news desk.
Oct 25 2018
Rank #9: Windows 10 fix to its failed update -- App makes commuting easy -- Smartphones with the best batteries
Microsoft finally has a fix for its failed Windows 10 update, maybe. Waze is making it easier for you to commute to work. We’ve got the list of smartphones that have the best batteries. Netflix addiction is leading people to rehab. All that and more in Tech News Today from Komando.com.
Oct 11 2018
Rank #10: Force your kids to respond to texts, Cross play for video games finally coming? And your Monday Security Tip
Force your kids to respond to texts, Cross play for video games finally coming? And your Monday Security Tip
Aug 28 2017
Rank #11: More hacks you need to worry about, Social media leads to teen suicide?, and Wait before you buy the newest iPhone
More hacks you need to worry about, Social media leads to teen suicide?, and Wait before you buy the newest iPhone. Plus, Intel has a new modem for iPhones, Black Friday deals for iPhones, and Amazon Key has security issues
Nov 17 2017
Rank #12: Online pharmacy consumers are being scammed -- Walmart considers launching streaming service -- Disney creates fun app for amusement park visitors
The FDA is warning consumers who use online pharmacies of a tricky scam making the rounds. Walmart is considering getting into the streaming services business. Disney has created a fun app to help pass the time while waiting in line at one of its amusement parks. All that and more in Tech News Today from the digital world of Kim Komando.
Jul 18 2018
Rank #13: Malware spreading in a new way, Netflix email scam hitting your inbox and Fake news spreading after Texas shooting
Malware spreading in a new way, Netflix email scam hitting your inbox and Fake news spreading after Texas shooting. Plus, Doctor loses license for not using a computer, iPhone X is the most breakable one yet, and Microsoft ends free Windows 10 upgrade
Nov 07 2017
Rank #14: New iPhone massive security flaw -- Huge PC repair scam exposed — See who's snooping on you
A security flaw in Apple's IOS allows anyone to make a call or send texts on locked iPhones. Office Depot has been fined $35 million by the FTC for a service the government says was a fraud. Find various ways to detect if someone has been snooping through your computer. The large phishing group London Blue is making serious inroads in the U.S. and getting bolder with its scams. Adobe's After Effects can now make some moving images disappear. Listen to all these and more high tech news.
Apr 08 2019
Rank #15: A Skype bug that isn't being fixed & Your iPhone will freeze if you send or receive this character
If you use Skype, you'll want to know about this recently discovered bug it could allow hackers to gain full access to your account, & how one character can ruin your iPhone.
Feb 16 2018
Rank #16: Apps can secretly record you, The best deals on the iPhone X and is Twitter finally going to turn a
Apps can secretly record you, The best deals on the iPhone X and is Twitter finally going to turn a profit. Plus, Kaspersky Labs downloaded NSA hacking tools, Amazon getting into mail-order prescription drugs?, and Waymo is starting winter self-driving car tests in Michigan
Oct 27 2017
Rank #17: Sprint sues AT&T over fake 5G claim -- Google begins rollout of new AR feature for maps app -- Another malicious app pulled from the Google Play Store
Sprint has sued AT&T over their misleading 5G marketing. Google is starting to rollout a new augmented reality feature for their maps app. Another malicious app has been found on the Google Play Store. Spotify says they might close your account if they catch you using an ad blocker. Fitbit has released a new activity tracker specially made for companies and insurance providers. Tesla has an update coming to their cars this week with a new feature called "dog mode." All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
Feb 12 2019
Rank #18: Hacked Again! Are you the perfect target for hackers?
Hackers have a new secret weapon. With it they can break through even the toughest firewall. But they only attack certain types of people. Are you one of them? In this Tech News Today podcast, find out if you have the qualities that make you easy prey for social engineering scams. Kim reveals how social engineers are able to coerce people into bogus insurance claims, online romances, and fake business opportunities that end up costing victims thousands if not hundreds of thousands of dollars.
Jan 01 2019
Rank #19: The legends and lore behind the Christmas holiday
Christmas is easily the biggest holiday of the year for most of the people in the world. For some people, it is a holy day and for others, it's about giving and receiving gifts. But how did Christmas get its start? In this special episode of History and the Highway, host Stan Ellsworth takes a look at the origins of the Christmas holiday from its cultural and religious roots all the way to how we celebrate Christmas today.
Dec 25 2018
Rank #20: What the upcoming 5G network could mean for your health -- Smart shoes could include privacy risks -- Gmail finally added a feature people have been asking for
What the next generation 5G mobile network means for your health. Those new smart shoes could be a risk for your privacy. Gmail finally adds a feature that should’ve been there all along. A newer version of the "shower of the future" is on its way. A game that lets kids be the parents of kids is becoming hugely popular. Your GPS might stop working in April, if it's not updated. And there's a new matchmaking app -- for cattle. All these stories and more tech news from the digital world of Kim Komando.
Feb 15 2019