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The Personal Computer Radio Show – 01.10.18

Personal Computer Show Wednesday, January 10th 2018 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET   HEADLINE NEWS HP recalls 50,000 Battteries Intel CPU Design Flaws [In a Nutshell]  Apple iPhone Battery   FEATURE SEGMENTS Wearable and Health Technologies – Dr A;fred Poor Report Coverage of CES 2018 in Los Vegas   Home Automation – Marty Winston New Year Update of  the …

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The Personal Computer Radio Show – 12.13.17

Personal Computer Show Wednesday, December 13th 2017 Broadcast PRN.fm on the INTERNET 6:00 PM ET IN THE NEWS Microsoft Pushes Emergency Patch For ‘Critical’ Malware Protection Engine Flaw Hackers Can Control Your PC with This 17 Year Old Microsoft Word Bug HP patches hundreds of laptops to remove hidden keylogger Microsoft Launches “Windows 10 On ARM” —20+ Hours Of Battery …

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The Personal Computer Show – 10.05.16

IN THE NEWS
Yahoo reportedly gave US government access to all users’ emails

Security analyst says Yahoo!, Dropbox, LinkedIn, Tumblr all popped by same gang

HP backtracks on third-party ink cartridges, reserves right to lock them out it in the future

Termination fees for terminated people now against the law

Ludicrous Patent of the Week: Rectangles on a computer screen

Melinda Gates’ initiative is about getting more women into STEM

PRODUCT REVIEW – Antop AT-100 Indoor TV Antenna

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The Personal Computer Show – 09.14.16

Debunking the iPhone7 Camera, Belkin Introduces Lightning Audio+Charge for iPhone 7, HP buys Samsung’s printer business, Barebone System Follow-Up, “I Procrastinated!” – Can I still get the free Windows 10 Upgrade?, How To- Re-install the Free Upgraded Windows 10 System, How To– Replacing the Hard Disk Drive with a Solid State Drive

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Joan Walsh – There Was No Winner in the GOP Debate, But There Was One Clear Loser: The American Public

The 2016 Republican presidential candidates gathered in Las Vegas Tuesday night with two goals: to scare the hell out of the American people and promote themselves as the guy or gal who’ll keep us safe. They all succeeded at their first objective but I’m not sure anyone scored on the second. Frontrunner Donald Trump continued to promise he’d commit war …

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Stephen Lendman – A Hillary Clinton Presidency Would be a Disaster, A Nightmare for Americans

Make no mistake. A Clinton presidency would be disastrous – the worst of all possible deplorable choices, none worthy or any public office, all aspirants beholden to wealth, power and privilege exclusively.  Don’t let their duplicitous rhetoric fool you. They’re all cut out of the same cloth. Otherwise, they wouldn’t get public attention. Populist Green Party aspirant Jill Stein gets …

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Adam Taggart – The Death Of Hopium

As many readers know, I spent 15 years working in Silicon Valley before partnering up with Chris to start Peak Prosperity. I got my MBA at Stanford in 1999 when the dot-com bubble was at its zenith, and worked for both a VC-funded start-up as well as one of the biggest Internet juggernauts (Yahoo!). I lived in Palo Alto, the central core of the …

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Steven Rosenfeld – GOP Debate Shows a Party Where Crazy Is the New Normal

Despite the large number of candidates on the stage at the Ronald Reagan Library, the second debate of Republican presidential candidates was an astounding display of how intellectually bankrupt the Republican Party has become in 2015. Beyond the many subplots—such as a red-faced Donald Trump eating crow for his nasty remarks about ex-Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina’s looks (then he …

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Elias Isquith – The media’s attempts to take Trump down are doomed. The more they hate him, the stronger he gets

Now that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is no longer a bizarro mid-summer distraction but a real-life thing that is actually happening, the response of the political class is beginning to change. At first, they treated “The Donald’s” candidacy as a welcome distraction from Hillary Clinton. But then Trump broke one of their cardinal rules — “Thou shalt not take cheap …