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Mom bans kids from tech, Uber safety warning, dad takes over daughter's Instagram - December 13, 2019

In this episode of Komando On Demand, Kim talks to a mom who banned her kids from using technology for 30 days. You'll never believe the results. Plus, a warning for the students in your life: Put down the smartphone in class. Here's why. And Uber recently released its first-ever safety report. The data might make you rethink ridesharing services.

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Stop the flood of scammers and robocallers - December 10, 2019More >>

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.

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Get your idea made into a Hallmark movie, FBI's smart TV warning, Google Maps tricks - December 6, 2019More >>

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!

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5G is coming: Is speed worth the costs? - December 3, 2019More >>

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?

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The science behind finding deepfakes, robotic chef, tech trivia - November 28, 2019More >>

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.

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Dark Web crimes: A look into the internet's darkest places - November 27, 2019More >>

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.

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5 apps to help you find TV shows to binge watch - November 23, 2019More >>

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.

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Black Friday deals, USC video game professor, cryptocurrency author - November 21, 2019More >>

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.

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Bonus episode: One full hour of The Kim Komando Show - November 19, 2019More >>

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.

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Founding father of virtual reality, dash cam apps, useful gadgets under $50 - November 15, 2019More >>

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?

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An unexpected way to make extra cash on the web - November 12, 2019More >>

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.

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Google search pro tips, Kim's amazing callers, putting a number on health - November 7, 2019More >>

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.

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How kids get seduced, enticed and recruited online - November 5, 2019More >>

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.

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Pro hacker makes $600K working part-time, stop robocalls, tech trivia - October 31, 2019More >>

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.

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Travel back in time online with Wayback and Internet Archive founder - October 29, 2019More >>

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.

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Holiday movie checklist, brain implant restores sight, gadgets to modernize older cars - October 24, 2019More >>

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.

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Virtual reality is changing the world - Are we ready? - October 22, 2019More >>

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.

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Documentary maker shares online harassment stories, using robots to get the perfect photo, parents sue over addictive Fortnite - October 17, 2019More >>

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.

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Cybersecurity tips from a retired FBI agent - October 15, 2019More >>

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.

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8 ways you're ruining your PC, trick to faster Wi-Fi, turn your hobbies into extra cash - October 10, 2019More >>

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.

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How to get a high-tech workspace without spending a dime - October 8, 2019More >>

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.

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Tricks of a private investigator, 4 Netflix hacks, free alternatives to Photoshop - October 3, 2019More >>

Ever wonder how private investigators track down info? Kim talks to PI Rich Robertson about how he uses technology to find people. Netflix feeling a little stale? Get 4 hacks for getting more out of the streaming mainstay. Plus, you want to edit your photos like a pro, but Photoshop is too pricey. Check out these 5 free alternatives instead.

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Keep your eyes on the road: Dangers of distracted driving - October 1, 2019More >>

Each time you hop into your car, you're taking your life in your hands. Do you realize how distracted other drivers around you are? Seconds are all it takes for things to go horribly wrong. On this episode of Komando On Demand, Kim takes a deeper look at the dangers of distracted driving and the importance you play in making the streets safer for yourself and other drivers.

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Your TV is spying, tech to catch bad neighbors, 8 bad online habits - September 26, 2019More >>

A new study shows exactly what your TV knows about you ⁠— and it's a lot. Sick of your neighbors not cleaning up after their pets? This company is using DNA to catch lazy dogs owners. Find out 8 habits that leave you exposed online, and learn how to file for a $100 claim from Yahoo if you were impacted in its massive data breach.

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Digital signs your significant other is cheating - September 24, 2019More >>

Late nights at work, texting more often and other suspicious behaviors from a spouse are telltale signs they might be cheating. Is it an affair or is it something else? In this episode of Komando on Demand, Kim shows you technology to help you find out if your spouse is fooling around. You’ll hear from award-winning author, educator and private investigator Larry Kaye about the ethics of investigating a spouse or significant other.

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Amazon's stupid decision, tips from the Contest Queen, 7 apps for forgetful people - September 19, 2019More >>

Amazon has a new, but dumb, plan to help Alexa next time you ask a tough question. Feeling forgetful? These apps will help keep you organized, remind you to pay your bills on time and more. Kim talks with the Contest Queen, Carolyn Wilman, who has won more than $250,000 in prizes from contests and sweepstakes. Plus, meet an engineer who makes big money developing Alexa skills.

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Medical dangers: The threats to connected devices - September 18, 2019More >>

Medical devices keep your body healthy, but the scary reality is they're also becoming a security concern. From pacemakers to hospital equipment, hackers can compromise anything that connects wirelessly. In this episode of Komando on Demand, Kim looks into the myths and realities of medical device hacking and security. Learn about the very real risks and what's being done to make devices and hospitals safer.

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