Komando On Demand

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

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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Apple's new iPhone 11, online safety tips from a hacker, 20 ways to make money online - September 12, 2019More >>

Apple unveiled its new fall product lineup, including the iPhone 11, and Kim answers your top 5 questions. Amazon's relationship with local police forces is growing through the Ring doorbell video network, and it could impact your privacy. Meet a white-hat hacker who shows Kim just how easy it is to fall victim to a phishing scam ⁠— and she's got the pro tips on how to stay safe. Plus, Kim talks with a startup CEO fighting crime in neighborhoods across the country. And 20 ways to make extra cash online, on your schedule. All that and more in this episode.

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Keeping your data safe in a dangerous digital world - September 5, 2019More >>

There's a new data breach around every corner, and hackers are fighting to get their hands on your personal information. The one way to protect yourself is with a VPN, or virtual private network. Kim talks with Harold Li, Vice President at ExpressVPN, about the importance of having a VPN to keep you protected and secure in this dangerous digital world.

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The clever way hackers can hijack your phone and steal your info - August 29, 2019More >>

Think about how much of your private info lives inside your phone. And with a clever trick, hackers can access all of it. In this episode of Komando on Demand, Kim explores the serious threat of hijacking smartphones and how cybercriminals can ruin your life. She talks with an ethical hacker about what you can do to safeguard your device.

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Avoid work-from-home scams and make money with legitimate jobs - August 22, 2019More >>

You see work-from-home ads everywhere, from roadside posters to online pop-up ads. Are they a legitimate way to make money? The answer is complicated. In this episode of Komando on Demand, Kim takes a look at work-at-home scams and brings you horror stories about honest people who just wanted to earn a little extra cash. Listen and learn from their mistakes.

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