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Each day, Kim Komando shares the tech news that impacts you, smart tips to get more out of your devices, and essential ways to protect yourself from hackers and scammers — all in just 30 minutes. Want more from Kim? Try her free, smart tech newsletters at https://www.komando.com/subscribe/
 
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Police can access your home security cameras, Tesla's cybertruck delays, Starlink bypasses government controls, signs a keylogger is on your phone and find out how long it will take to beat a video game. Plus, search through your old Facebook posts for something specific, 3 Google Maps tricks and how to hear your TV at whatever volume you want. Lea…
 
NASA's Earth-saving mission, the FTC's plan to crack down on scam texts, and how to watch sports without cable. Plus, Allie and Matt talk with friend of the show and cybersecurity expert Ricoh Danielson about a wild LinkedIn scam that ended with a high-stakes negotiation. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Big changes are coming to Apple Pay, internet coming to school buses, and super-sleuth tips for finding anyone’s email address online. Plus, the new frontier of the internet is in the works with Wi-Fi 7, how to save money on Amazon, and tips to make Google Drive even safer to use. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Samsung’s smartwatch is under fire for reportedly burning wearers, a popular password manager was hacked, and why you shouldn’t rely on Tile’s new QR code stickers to find your lost stuff. Plus, how to ask Google to remove your personal info from search results, turning an old PC into a media server, and see if Kim can fool a Komando listener in th…
 
Tech workers are getting leg-lengthening surgery that costs up to $150k. Plus, Tesla gets ready to unveil its humanoid Optimus robot, porn tech support scams, feds crack down on social media censorship, fast charger secrets, find the best router in under one minute and the best way to keep your cell phone number private. Learn more about your ad ch…
 
If your kids play Roblox, you need to know about these creepy sex games. Plus, share your password with a QR code, quickly fix slow Wi-Fi, repair your iPhone 14 yourself, 3 ways to take better photos and videos on your smartphone, signs a hidden tracker is following you and how to hide your nude pictures. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit meg…
 
Do your kids or grandkids use TikTok? Don't let them near your chicken — they might try to marinate it with NyQuil! Plus, you can now ask Google to remove your personal data. Also, new Windows 11 features, scary elder fraud report, how to sell stuff online, Lockdown Mode for iPhones and iPads and things in your home that may be worth more than you …
 
Get ready for an explosion of Amazon emails, 6 signs your phone has stalkerware, revolutionary new electric bar battery, clean energy charging for iPhones and how to book an airline seat with the most legroom. Plus, your state could get Comcast's new internet service and how an Uber Eats delivery robot crashed a crime scene. Learn more about your a…
 
Google updates Photos with redesigned Memories and a new collage editor, use your photos for a virtual clothing fit at Walmart, Keurig's new smart brewer makes a mind-blowing amount of coffee and how to get your real signature on digital docs. Plus, a rescue helicopter nearly abandoned a stranded man by mistaking his distress call. Learn more about…
 
Earn gift cards by searching the web, human trafficking scams and the funniest names people came up with for the new Uranus probe. Also, a quick fix for slow Wi-Fi, 3 ways to make sure Facebook isn't listening, 6 million people tracked this coffin and new iPhone and Android security features to turn on. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megap…
 
Scientists are broadcasting Earth's location to aliens, YouTube keyboard shortcuts, 8 photos you need on your phone and the surprising things your phone can do when it's dead. Plus, a survey reveals shocking stats about nudes, how mouse jigglers trick bosses and a Verizon phone scam you need to watch out for. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit…
 
Do you get scam calls all the time? Here's how one guy used telemarketers to raise $100,000. Plus, the best new iPhone features, blocking third-party cookies and the best way to read a book on your phone. And a quick way to find specific pictures, keywords and more in your text messages. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoice…
 
Get a $10 manicure from a robot, change this secret Google Maps setting and watch out for flying taxis. Plus, Amazon tests police stations as package pickup points, WFH jobs that pay $20/hour and YouTube will let creators offer paid video courses next year. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Are Apple's new gadgets worth the price? I've got the inside scoop on the iPhone 14, Apple Watch 8 and AirPods Pro. Plus, if you love Minecraft, watch out for this malware. Also, here's how to protect your phone number and make the most out of smart sprinklers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Fitbit helps convict husband of murder, Apple offers a $2 million wager and the shocking costs to bring internet to rural communities. Plus, the best way to buy and sell coins, safety tech for kids and the best-kept search engine secrets you need to know. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Check your Android for these apps and delete them ASAP. Plus, now that streaming prices are up, here's how to reduce your bills. Also, Roomba collects your data, great uses for an iPad, an easy way to sign documents and tech trivia you don't want to miss out on. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Want a fully self-driving car? Tesla plans to roll one out by the end of the year. Plus, political spam will flood your inbox, microtransit will change the way we commute and an Apple AirTag mistake you should avoid. Also, use these secret tricks to get free e-books, use your phone's best browser and boost your home's value! Learn more about your a…
 
Add a room or pool? AI is increasing your taxes. Plus, best side hustles to earn money, online dating shocking change, big security problem selling things online, an unbelievable startup, and a truly funny joke at the end. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoicesBy Kim Komando
 
Live in an area with crappy internet? Try this trick. Plus, MS Flight Simulator’s new version is amazing, Outlook users won’t like a major change, the biggest gotcha using private mode, and my smart digital life advice to callers just like you. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Want to get a 70-inch TV delivered in less than an hour? Just use Instacart! Plus, Walmart can now deliver groceries into your garage. Here's how to set it up. Also, I'll tell you how to take a break from Facebook. (It's harder than you think!) Oh, and you might not know that it's illegal to throw these 10 things into the trash. Learn more about yo…
 
Sick of pressing a button to unlock your car? You could do what one Tesla owner did and implant a chip into your hand. Also, I've got great news: A bipartisan data privacy bill could give you more control over your data. Here are all the ways it could change your digital life. Plus, here are the nine most creative scams from my inbox — and how to a…
 
Want to help fight inflation? The government says you need to spend money! Plus, one airline worker stole a bag worth $15,000. Here's how the police found him. Speaking of airplanes, you can track politicians and celebrities with these free travel apps. You also need to watch out for this crafty scam that stole $300,000 from a couple. If you see th…
 
What new products are Apple announcing soon? Listen to find out. Plus, cellphones in the classroom, why it’s a bad idea to fix your own laptop, and how YouTubers solved a murder mystery. See if you can guess the right answer in weekly trivia and stay to the end for a very funny joke of the week! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/…
 
Do you use navigation apps when you drive? Buckle up. You might have to deal with a ton of ads cluttering the screen. Also, Ford wants to make night driving easier with its smart headlights. Oh, and if you're planning a Las Vegas trip, your next Lyft might be a driverless EV! Plus, is someone watching you with a hidden tracker? Here are the signs y…
 
Did you know USBs can be dangerous? Take this rubber ducky, for example. Speaking of safety, don't use rice on a drenched smartphone. Use THIS instead. Plus, if you want to save money on landscaping, here's a bot you can hire. Also, try these seven genius voice commands for Siri and Google Assistant. These insider tricks are lifesavers! Learn more …
 
Did your favorite celebrity tell you to invest in cryptocurrency? If you lost money, you might be able to sue them! Plus, streaming is stumbling — and you might be the reason why. Oh, and Elon Musk says his upcoming Optimus bot has a godlike AI. Here's why. Also, how would you like to start making $1,000 for each photo you took? Listen to this epis…
 
Why aren't Americans buying electric vehicles? The answer might surprise you. Plus, BMW owners are mad at a new subscription and Facebook's newest chatbot hates Facebook. Also, you don't need to swipe your credit card to pay anymore. Just hold out your hand. After a machine scans your palm, you're good to go. Here's why you should be worried. Learn…
 
Your privacy could be in danger if you have any smart home devices. In this episode, learn new Google tricks, keyboard shortcuts and a few Facebook dangers. Also, here's why you should never use in-app browsers. (If you put your info in them, you're in big trouble!) Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Would you strap a laptop onto your face? Meta says its upcoming VR headset is a bit like that. I've got all the details. Also, one new apartment building has a built-in AI system that monitors your health. Sensors can tell if you're in danger. Oh, and deaf people could soon wear glasses for their ears. This tech can convert what someone is saying i…
 
After you join TikTok Pulse, making money online is as easy as dancing the two-step. Of course, there’s a catch. Looking for a new job? Watch out for this scary new scam. Plus, your cable subscription comes with some sweet freebies. Here are some perks you might be missing out on. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Do you use prayer and mental health apps? They're probably sharing your secrets with Big Tech. Also in this episode, I'll tell you how to stop people from finding your private info on Google. Plus, you should know that using low-power mode comes with some serious issues. Want to sell a water bottle for $1,500? Slap a Theranos label on it. This merc…
 
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…
 
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 Mon…
 
Ditch the dressing room. Use the smart mirror that guesses your size. Here's how it works. Plus, I've got all the details on electric cars from Mercedes and BMW. You'll also get the inside scoop on Amazon's plans for new smart home tech. (Hint: They involve augmented reality.) You also need to know the dangers of Googling. When you type these words…
 
We've all been there. You want to buy something online ... but it's too expensive. That's why online sellers let you buy now and pay later. Beware: These incremental payments can hurt your credit. Plus, here's how to control Zoom with your hands, stop missing important emails and stop forgetting what you need at the store. You don't want to miss ou…
 
Riddle me this: What does "Star Wars" have to do with your next doctor's visit? Depending on your doctor, you may start dealing with holographic house calls. I've got all the details. Plus, you won't believe the craziest spy cams I found. People are hiding cameras in toys, water bottles, hair ties and spaghetti cans! Also, I've got a few tips you c…
 
In 2021, Facebook and Twitter employees spent 99% of their political donations on Democrats. Could that impact Big Tech bias? Here's my take. Plus, I'll tell you which jobs are most likely to be taken over by robots. If I mention your job, it's time to update your resume. Also, here's how you can make millions from the metaverse. Spoiler alert: You…
 
Check your smartphone for 17 bad apps. They're stealing banking details. Plus, Amazon has a sneaky way of hiding new products from you and Google plans a battery-powered smart speaker. And you don't need a third-party app to scan; Allie will show you how. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Get ready for electric police chases, thanks to Ford's police partnership. I've got all the details, plus the inside scoop on leaked Amazon documents. Looks like we're getting another Prime Day! Also, you can now wear smart scarves to keep cool. My advice: Wear one while you watch Netflix's true crime story on John McAfee. It's a wild ride. Learn m…
 
True or false: Judges are using Wikipedia to influence their legal decisions. Bad news: It's already happening. Plus, are you tired of fumbling around with your television’s remote control? Here's how to use your phone or tablet as a TV remote control. Also, Joe Rogan takes on TikTok, the U.S. pours $400 million into high-speed internet for rural a…
 
Update your browser ASAP! Chrome, Edge and Safari just patched a dangerous flaw. If you don't act now, hackers could take over your computer. Plus, are your mortgage bills unaffordable? Move to one of THESE cities or towns. They'll actually pay you to relocate! I've got all the details plus a few life-saving tech tips in this episode. You don't wan…
 
Hackers breached Twitter. This could put your whole digital world in danger. Plus, Google Maps is rolling out three new features that will change your future trips forever. Also, you'll get insider Windows tips plus a few video camera tricks. We're also taking you inside the FTC's battle with fake reviews along with Meta's fight to get rid of "leap…
 
Need a new remote? Just use your old phone! Here are a few other surprising ways to reuse an old iPhone or Android. Plus, I'll tell you how to hide your home from Google and block political spam from your inbox. If you have ESPN+, you'll have to pay a lot more each month. Apple could come out with new MacBook Pros soon — here are the details. Oh, a…
 
It’s time to update your iPhone, Apple Watch and Mac. Plus, if you run your own business, Cameo has a smart idea: Use celebrities for marketing. And your flights will never be the same once you use digital bag tags. I've got the inside scoop on this life-changing travel hack — and which airline is using it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit m…
 
Do you have a Ring video doorbell? Police in San Francisco could soon seize your videos — without your permission. It all depends on THIS. Plus, a revolution is hitting the online dating world, Netflix will smack you with sharing fees and Instagram can help you find nearby shops and hotels. I've also got a few Google and photo tricks to change your…
 
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