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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 in-depth understanding of a wide variety of topics such as the Dark Web, the life of digital nomads, staying focused on the road, what it takes to keep the lights on and so much more.Subscribe below to receive the podcast automatically, download to your computer or media player, or listen directly from this podcast page.

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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 in-depth understanding of a wide variety of topics such as the Dark Web, the life of digital nomads, staying focused on the road, what it takes to keep the lights on and so much more.Subscribe below to receive the podcast automatically, download to your computer or media player, or listen directly from this podcast page.

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Too many commercials

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Realize the economics of presenting a podcast show. However, the advertising became to much for me...so I deleted the podcast.

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iTunes Ratings

277 Ratings
Average Ratings
219
33
4
12
9

Too many commercials

By unhappy listener 0001 - Nov 12 2019
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Realize the economics of presenting a podcast show. However, the advertising became to much for me...so I deleted the podcast.

Hello

By Lestld - Sep 29 2019
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I love your show.

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Komando On Demand

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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 in-depth understanding of a wide variety of topics such as the Dark Web, the life of digital nomads, staying focused on the road, what it takes to keep the lights on and so much more.Subscribe below to receive the podcast automatically, download to your computer or media player, or listen directly from this podcast page.

Millennials in the workforce

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With more and more Millennials immersed into the workforce, changes are happening. Their wants and needs are different from previous generations. In this Komando on Demand podcast get an in-depth understanding of what Millenials consider the ideal work environment, and the role that technology is playing in their behavior. Should employers jump on board and embrace some of their ideas?

Sep 15 2018

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Is Amazon’s Alexa listening and recording more than you realize?

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Is Alexa spying on you? Your personal voice assistant might be a double agent. It works for you by answering questions and making life easier. She’s also working for Amazon collecting information.

You can listen to everything Amazon has stored away and delete your past.You might have growing privacy concerns.

In this free Komando on Demand podcast you’ll hear how to listen to everything you have said to Alexa and how to the delete the recordings.

Jun 01 2018

19mins

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3 things that every Apple fan needs to know

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Every year we wait in anticipation to hear what new Apple products are coming. We talk to expert Rob Walch with Libsyn about the latest Apple rumor mill. Expect to see new AirPods with rumored health benefits, not to mention that men over 45 will particularly love them, and you won't believe why! You’ll hear about the new MacBook Pro, the 6K display, a service they are calling the "Netflix of News" and other secret new gadgets from Apple you won't want to miss. Plus - we give advice on how to become a successful podcaster.

Feb 20 2019

39mins

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Who's spying on you?

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There was a time when tiny cameras brought to mind images of James Bond. But these cameras are now available to anyone who can afford them. And they are increasingly being used to spy on guests in hotel rooms and rental properties. Lawyer Marc Lamber says laws about the issue are murky. But don't despair. There are ways to protect yourself.

Apr 13 2019

25mins

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Can meditation apps really help your body, mind and spirit? Here’s the science.

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Trouble sleeping? Anxious? Depressed? You’re not alone. What if the relief you needed was right at your fingertips? Mobile meditation apps have been popping up and many are turning to them for relief. But are they really worthwhile and effective? In this Komando On Demand podcast, Kim will share some valuable insight to decide whether these apps are worth checking out - and why.

Dec 12 2018

32mins

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5 apps to help you find TV shows to binge watch

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Streaming services have changed the way we watch TV. Instead of settling in to watch the newest episode of your favorite show as it airs, we now watch on our schedules or even binge watch entire seasons in one go. But this convenience comes with a downside: It's tough to keep track of when your favorite shows air. Kim and co-host Mike have five apps to help manage your binge watching so you don’t miss a thing.

Nov 23 2019

22mins

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You won’t believe robocallers' latest schemes! Here are ways you can outsmart them

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You’ve heard them – the annoying robotic calls that try to scam you with free vacations or false threats from the IRS. In fact, it is estimated that scammers make 2.5 billion robocalls in one month alone. This poses a very real risk to consumers as it gets harder to identify and avoid malicious automated calls. In this Komando on Demand podcast, you’ll learn how to protect yourself and your family from falling victim to these tricky and downright dangerous phone calls.

Sep 14 2017

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Bonus episode: One full hour of The Kim Komando Show

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This week's exclusive episode of Komando On Demand is a full hour of The Kim Komando national radio show. Enjoy!

Targeted ads might not surprise you anymore, but you won’t believe what some retailers are doing now when you browse their websites. Plus, adding a second screen to your phone could soon be possible thanks to a new device. And learn the secret way to dig up dirt on someone.

This is just 1 hour of the 11 hours of quality programming available only to Komando Community members. Sign up so you never miss a thing! Tap or click here now to join our thriving Komando Community.

Nov 19 2019

38mins

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DIY DNA: Are the results accurate?

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As many as 26 million people may have taken an at-home DNA test. If you're thinking of taking one, you have to prepare yourself for the results. You may discover things about your family tree that you didn't want to know. On the other hand, the results could yield a pleasant surprise. But how accurate are the results? Listen as Kim explores the world of at-home DNA testing with Lindsay Groves, senior product specialist at 23AndMe, and Robert Bennett, a forensic toxicologist and DNA scientist.

Mar 22 2019

47mins

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Morning routines of the super successful

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Do you know what the main key ingredient to success is? Habit! Get ready for some truly life-changing stories and tips from highly motivated movers and shakers. You'll learn from their habits how they stay on top of their game. We talk to VU Dream founder and podcaster Mark Metry as well as CEO and renowned attorney Joseph Harary about how they became successful and what they did to get there. By the end of this podcast, you'll be loaded with tools to guide you on your own transformation.

Jan 11 2019

44mins

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3 ways to search the web without Google tracking you.

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Google saves your search history and tracks what you click online. If you need a break from the surveillance, you have options. You can use a search engine that does not mark your every move. Click here to listen to my free Komando on Demand podcast for three ways to hunt the internet that you may find refreshing.

Apr 25 2018

13mins

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Critical steps to secure online banking

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As convenient as online banking is, it’s important not to get too comfortable. There is no security guard standing watch over your online transactions. Online banking could expose you to hackers and malware that are looking for windows of opportunity to seize your sensitive information. So you need to be your own security guard! Here’s how.

Aug 01 2018

20mins

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Cyberwar: How the U.S. is under attack right now

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In today’s quickly changing world, war is no longer defined by bullets, bombs, and bloodshed. There isn’t even an enemy you can always identify. It’s called Cyberwar. The United States is under attack right now. No one knows exactly where some of the attacks are coming from. Listen for proof of these attacks and how they could lead to a much bigger war in the near future.

Mar 15 2019

18mins

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Your smart TV is spying on you

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Do you have or did you just get a “smart” TV? Most new models have smart technology, which mean your TV will connect to the Internet. It also means you’re a target for hackers. Listen to my Komando On Demand FREE podcast to hear why you should be worried and what you can do about it.

Jan 05 2018

21mins

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Is your phone safe? Hackers can easily hijack it and steal your information

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Your phone is your most prized possession, making it the most vulnerable security risk you own. Did you know that hackers are able to access nearly all your accounts with just your phone number? In this episode of Komando on Demand, Kim explores the serious threat of hijacking smartphones and how cybercriminals can ruin your life. Founder and CEO of InForceCyber.com Asen Kehayov, who is a Certified Ethical Hacker from Bulgaria, advises on what people can do to safeguard their data.

Sep 14 2018

28mins

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You won’t believe robocallers' latest schemes! Here are ways you can outsmart them

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You’ve heard them – the annoying robotic calls that try to scam you with free vacations or false threats from the IRS. In fact, it is estimated that scammers make 2.5 billion robocalls in one month alone. This poses a very real risk to consumers as it gets harder to identify and avoid malicious automated calls. In this Komando on Demand podcast, you’ll learn how to protect yourself and your family from falling victim to these tricky and downright dangerous phone calls.

Jun 07 2018

21mins

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Generation Deceived: The tech behind fake news

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It seems like every time we fire up the computer, we are bombarded with doctored images, fake videos, false accusations, and outright lies. With all these messages hitting us, how can we determine what's true and what's false? In this episode of Komando on Demand, Kim looks at the latest technology that people are using to generate fake news and how to spot it. Kim talks to filmmaker Charles Dutka about how fake videos and images are created as well as Adrienne Gonzales, owner of Go Fraud Me, who combats fake online fundraisers.

Oct 12 2018

32mins

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Take a trip inside the deep dark web

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In part one of a two part series on a disturbing place most have only heard about. The Dark Web. We talk to the documentary filmmaker who will surprise you when he says the media has gotten it all wrong. Listen to my Komando On Demand FREE podcast to hear why he says the Dark Web is not what you think.

Nov 21 2017

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Breaking down the Bitcoin – everything you ever wanted to know but were too afraid to ask

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You’ve probably heard about Bitcoin, but like many, are completely confused by the new digital currency. Bitcoin’s value is soaring, but there are so many questions surrounding this fairly new cryptocurrency. Listen to my FREE Komando on Demand podcast as I answer the questions you’re too embarrassed to ask and find out the pros and cons of buying and selling Bitcoins.

Jan 11 2018

28mins

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7 things you should never do online

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Most of us use the internet every day. Are you putting much thought into what you are doing? Your online activity can have a dramatic impact on your life and your family’s security. Click here to listen to my free Komando on Demand podcast for the 7 things you should never do online.

May 16 2018

17mins

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Stop the flood of scammers and robocallers

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Robocalls are worse than ever, and try as they might, cell carriers and even the federal government are having a hard time stopping the onslaught. Scam calls aren't just annoying — they also pose a very real risk to consumers as it gets harder to identify and avoid malicious automated calls. In this Komando On Demand podcast, you’ll learn how to protect yourself and your family from falling victim to these tricky and downright dangerous phone calls.

Dec 10 2019

24mins

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Get your idea made into a Hallmark movie, FBI's smart TV warning, Google Maps tricks

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If you’ve ever wondered what it takes to get your idea made into a Hallmark movie, Kim talks to a woman who did just that. How'd she do it? Find out. Plus, a serious warning from the FBI if you have a smart TV, and pro tips on making holiday travel easier using an app you probably already have on your phone: Google Maps. And don't miss this week's tech trivia!

Dec 06 2019

31mins

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5G is coming: Is speed worth the costs?

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Super-fast 5G service is spreading across the country. This wireless technology is much more than a just an upgrade. We're talking lightening-fast streaming and potential innovations like driverless cars and smart cities. But will this breakthrough come at a cost to your health, increasing the risk of disease and disorders?

Dec 03 2019

29mins

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The science behind finding deepfakes, robotic chef, tech trivia

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On this episode of Komando On Demand: Insider Edition, Kim talks to an expert in deepfake technology, Henry Ajder, head of communications and research analysis at Deeptrace. The company uses manual searching, web scraping tools and data analysis to detect deepfakes. Plus, don't miss this week's trivia. We'll tell you what computer has been the best selling model from the '80s till now. And learn about a robotic chef that can cook 2,000 different meals.

Nov 28 2019

32mins

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Dark Web crimes: A look into the internet's darkest places

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In this episode of Komando On Demand, Kim dives into the Dark Web, where people can hire hit men, buy poison and hack your computer. Criminals lurk within the dark alleyways of the internet, waiting to take advantage of you and your loved ones. Kim talks to former FBI special agent Lawrence Wolfenden to take you behind the scenes of real Dark Web crimes.

Learn what went into tracking a father and daughter who sold Xanax disguised as organic fitness pills. Plus, a hard look at the truth behind the Smiley Face Killers.

Nov 27 2019

22mins

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5 apps to help you find TV shows to binge watch

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Streaming services have changed the way we watch TV. Instead of settling in to watch the newest episode of your favorite show as it airs, we now watch on our schedules or even binge watch entire seasons in one go. But this convenience comes with a downside: It's tough to keep track of when your favorite shows air. Kim and co-host Mike have five apps to help manage your binge watching so you don’t miss a thing.

Nov 23 2019

22mins

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Black Friday deals, USC video game professor, cryptocurrency author

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Shopping season is here, and it kicks off with Black Friday! Deals are here, and Kim talks to a retail pro who breaks down all the top discounts. Meet Michael Zyda, a professor who built the country's No. 1 ranked video game program at USC. Plus, Kim chats with Dan Conway, author of "Confessions of a Crypto Millionaire," about how Bitcoin completely changed his life.

Nov 21 2019

30mins

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Bonus episode: One full hour of The Kim Komando Show

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This week's exclusive episode of Komando On Demand is a full hour of The Kim Komando national radio show. Enjoy!

Targeted ads might not surprise you anymore, but you won’t believe what some retailers are doing now when you browse their websites. Plus, adding a second screen to your phone could soon be possible thanks to a new device. And learn the secret way to dig up dirt on someone.

This is just 1 hour of the 11 hours of quality programming available only to Komando Community members. Sign up so you never miss a thing! Tap or click here now to join our thriving Komando Community.

Nov 19 2019

38mins

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Founding father of virtual reality, dash cam apps, useful gadgets under $50

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In this episode of Komando On Demand: Insider Edition, Kim talks to one of the founding fathers of VR, Jaron Lanier, about his revolutionary idea for how consumers can earn money from our data. Plus, find out if dash cam apps really work or you need a full-fledged camera to do the job. And don't miss this week's trivia. Can you guess the eight-digit password created by President Kennedy to authorize a nuclear launch?

Nov 15 2019

40mins

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An unexpected way to make extra cash on the web

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Good website names are in high demand, and people are selling domains for figures that would astound you. In this episode of Komando On Demand, Kim looks at the practice of selling website domain names and social media handles. She talks to Asen Kehayov, an ethical hacker and founder of InForceCyber.com, about how to be safe when buying and selling domains.

Nov 13 2019

26mins

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Google search pro tips, Kim's amazing callers, putting a number on health

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On this week's episode, hear the amazing story of a man who was saved by his Apple Watch after a scary accident. Plus, researchers say 10,000 steps a day isn't enough. What's optimal to keep you healthy? Kim shares the answer. And get the most out of your next Google search with these pro tips.

Nov 08 2019

28mins

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How kids get seduced, enticed and recruited online

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Kids run away in search of love only to be held captive by sex traffickers, hate groups and terrorists. Every 40 seconds, a child goes missing in the United States. Learn how innocent-looking apps and recruiters are luring in our kids in this can’t miss episode of Komando On Demand. It might just save a life.

Nov 06 2019

40mins

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Pro hacker makes $600K working part-time, stop robocalls, tech trivia

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In this week's episode of Komando On Demand Insider Edition: Are you sick of those annoying robocalls? Your carrier has ways to shut them down. Kim talks with a pro hacker who made $600K last year working 5 to 10 hours a week. If you're looking for a job, there's something employers are looking at much harder than your resume. Plus, don't miss this week's tech trivia.

Nov 01 2019

29mins

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Travel back in time online with Wayback and Internet Archive founder

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Meet Brewster Kahle, founder of the Wayback Machine and Archive.org, a free online digital library that's been archiving web pages since the mid-1990s. After earning a fortune selling technologies to AOL and Amazon, Kahle set out on a mission to create an archive of web content so anyone can access it free and without barriers.

Oct 30 2019

33mins

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Holiday movie checklist, brain implant restores sight, gadgets to modernize older cars

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The holidays are fast approaching. Get in the spirit with the Hallmark Channel's Christmas movie checklist! Kim talks with a man whose sight was restored thanks to a groundbreaking brain implant. Plus, new cars come packed with high-tech features, but what if you drive an older model? No problem. Check out these 6 gadgets to modernize your ride.

Oct 25 2019

30mins

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Virtual reality is changing the world - Are we ready?

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Though most commonly used for playing games, there are so many more productive aspects to virtual reality and augmented reality that you may not be aware of. From real estate to education, virtual reality technology is changing the world. In this episode of Komando on Demand, Kim looks at the technology behind virtual and augmented reality and how it's shaping the reality around us.

Oct 23 2019

26mins

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Documentary maker shares online harassment stories, using robots to get the perfect photo, parents sue over addictive Fortnite

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Hundreds of parents in Canada are preparing to take legal action against the producers of Fortnite. Why? Their kids are addicted. Kim talks to director of "Netizens," a documentary about women and online harassment. She shares three stories from the film. And gone are the days just hoping for the right shot. Photographer and visual engineer Steve Giralt uses top-of-the-line cameras, lights and a $150,000 robot to create picture-perfect images and videos.

Oct 18 2019

32mins

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Cybersecurity tips from a retired FBI agent

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Whether it's a data leak or a data breach, it seems your private information is getting passed around (and into the wrong hands) every day. In this episode of Komando On Demand, guest host and renowned attorney Steven Teppler talks to retired FBI special agent Lawrence Wolfenden, a cybersecurity and privacy expert. They dive into electronic privacy issues, as well as what the government can and can't do when it comes to protecting our privacy.

Oct 16 2019

40mins

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8 ways you're ruining your PC, trick to faster Wi-Fi, turn your hobbies into extra cash

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Struggling with slow Wi-Fi? Here's a way to boost your signal and get the speed you pay for. Learn 8 bad tech habits that are ruining your Windows computer, and Kim chats with a woman who turned a hobby into a side hustle. Plus, reviews are big business online, and it's easy to get fooled by fakes. Learn how to spot those you can trust from the rest.

Oct 11 2019

29mins

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How to get a high-tech workspace without spending a dime

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Where can you go to gain access to technology, workspace, educational materials, entertainment and even help getting a job? Your local library offers that and so much more, for free. In this episode of Komando On Demand, Kim explores how local libraries are evolving to meet the public's needs and talks to students, teachers and library staff on what the future holds for libraries.

Oct 08 2019

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