July 24. 2021

In this week’s show, former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos had a message for customers and employees following his brief trip to space, and it wasn’t well-received. Plus, two new celebrity voices have been added to your Echo speaker. And new tech allows museums to watch how you react to artwork. That and more, plus all your calls and questions.

July 17, 2021

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In this week’s show, that “anonymous” advertising ID on your phone might not be so anonymous, thanks to a loophole. It’s hard to get the blue checkmark verification on social media, so here come the scammers. And one expert says marrying robots will be “normal” by the end of the century. That and more, plus all your calls and questions.

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July 10, 2021

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In this week’s show, at least 1,500 businesses have been impacted by one of the worst ransomware attacks ever. How to protect yourself. Plus, you can try out Microsoft’s updated Office software before it’s released. And how to make six figures as a commercial drone pilot. That and much more, plus all your calls and questions.

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July 3, 2021 More >>

In this week’s show, how technology is being used to aid rescue workers at the scene of a collapsed condo building in Florida. Plus, major wireless carriers just rolled out a new system to reduce the number of robocalls you receive. And a new blood test can detect 50 types of cancer. That and much more, plus all your calls and questions.

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June 26, 2021 More >>

In this week’s show, legal scholars are working on new rules when it comes to countries hacking other countries. Plus, Windows 11 has been officially announced and we have all the details on what’s coming. And a major battery breakthrough could lower phone charging times to five minutes. That and much more, plus all your calls and questions.

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June, 19, 2021 More >>

In this week’s show, a big week for cryptocurrency, including the U.S. government’s plan to create its very own “digital dollar.” Plus, a new leak reportedly shows Microsoft’s next major version of Windows — and it looks very familiar. And Amazon’s cashierless store of the future has finally arrived. That and much more, plus all your calls and questions.

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June 12, 2021 More >>

In this week’s show, criminals thought they were using the perfect app to share secrets, when they were actually turning everything over to the FBI. Plus, your data could be involved in the largest collection of passwords ever leaked. And Jeff Bezos is about to blast into outer space. That and much more, plus all your calls and questions.

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June 5, 2021 More >>

In this week’s show, the latest on another massive ransomware attack, this time targeting a major meat supplier. Plus, Amazon Sidewalk is imminent and now’s the time to opt out. And, Pirelli’s new smart tires with built-in sensors are ready to roll on an upcoming supercar. That and much more, plus all your calls and questions.

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May 29, 2021 More >>

In this week’s show, a new addition to Facebook’s upcoming AR smart glasses could put your privacy at serious risk. Plus, work is underway on Toyota’s city of the future and you won’t believe some of the plans. And what if one day you could curate your own social media feed algorithms? That and much more, plus all your calls and questions.

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May 22, 2021 More >>

In this week’s show, as Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies become more mainstream, lawmakers are trying to get it regulated. Plus, from Android updates to new AI that can identify skin conditions, everything Google announced at its annual I/O conference. And all the details on Ford’s electric F-150. That and much more, plus all your calls and questions.

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May 15, 2021 More >>

In this week’s show, the latest on the ransomware attack that crippled the Colonial Pipeline and what it means for the future. Plus, how Android is about to follow Apple’s lead when it comes to your privacy. And, researchers developed a way to control Venus flytraps with only a smartphone. That and much more, plus all your calls and questions.

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May 8, 2021 - Hour 1 More >>

In the first hour, you can take a trip to space as soon as July if you win an auction for a seat on a new rocket. Plus, you won’t believe how much companies like Amazon and Apple make every single minute. And while celebs like Elvis and Marilyn Monroe have been gone for decades, you wouldn’t know it from their social media followers.

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May 8, 2021 - Hour 2 More >>

In the second hour, one lawmaker’s cautionary tale about why it’s not a good idea to attend a Zoom meeting while you’re behind the wheel. Plus, like it or not, get ready for two-factor authentication to be enabled on your Google account. And details on a new earthquake alert system that’s now in place on the west coast of the U.S.

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May 8, 2021 - Hour 3 More >>

In the third hour, Facebook is taking on Nextdoor with its new “neighborhoods” feature. Plus, it seems Apple really is working on a foldable iPhone but we’ll explain why you shouldn’t expect to see it anytime very soon. And shoppers at one major grocery store chain could soon be getting their orders delivered by drones. Find out where.  

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May 1, 2021 - Hour 1 More >>

In the first hour, the global chip shortage is only getting worse, and it’s going to make it harder to find everything from a new computer to kitchen appliances. Plus, a strange revelation as the U.S. Postal Service admits spying on people through social media. And, a big internet outage in one town wasn’t the work of hackers — it was wildlife.

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May 1, 2021 - Hour 2 More >>

In the second hour another major privacy feature has finally arrived on your iPhone that will fundamentally change how apps can track you across the web. Plus, Samsung just held its third event of the year to unveil new laptops that further bridge the gap with smartphones. And hear about a privacy-focused browser that pays you to watch ads.

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May 1, 2021 - Hour 3 More >>

In the third hour, we already have smartwatches, smart rings and smart glasses. Now the next major evolution in wearable tech could be electronic skin. Plus, find out how deepfake satellite images could result in a “severe national security threat.” And a practical tech tip with easy steps to erase your browser and social media search history.  

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April 24, 2021 - Hour 1 More >>

In the first hour, what appears to be an Amazon delivery van was spotted in NYC stealing barricades, and Amazon calls it an imposter. Is it happening in other cities? Plus, Apple’s next wave of privacy updates are coming to iPhones next week — what they mean for you. And not answering this IRS crypto question could delay your refund.

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April 24, 2021 - Hour 2 More >>

In the second hour, from the long-rumored AirTags to new iPads and iMacs, we’ll go over all the tech Apple just revealed. Plus, More than three months after being shut down, the free speech app Parler is coming back to the Apple App Store. Instead of getting rid of that old phone, Samsung will help you turn it into something else.  

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April 24, 2021 - Hour 3 More >>

In the third hour, after losing members, Netflix is looking to add revenue through AI that digitally adds product placements into older movies and TV shows. Plus, in the biggest Windows taskbar update in years, you can now customize widgets like news and weather. And Google Meet is adding new features soon, like video backgrounds.

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