The Personal Computer Show on WBAI

by Joe King · · · · 16 subscribers

The Personal Computer Radio Show is on Wednesday nights 6 to 7PM on PRN.fm. The host is Hank Kee.

March 26, 2014 show March 26, 2014
Windows XP dies soon. The recent bugs found in Android are not a real problem. Security flaw in Word effects Outlook. Windows 8 has a bug with system restores. Not all Windows 8 laptops are touch screen. Some don't support USB v3. Listener phone calls.
March 19, 2014 show March 19, 2014
More fund raising. Google fixed bugs in Chrome OS quickly. Most bugs are sold to the criminal underworld. The Full Disclosure mailing list shut down. There are 10-12,000 very serious software vulnerabilities disclosed yearly. The most secure browser, today, is Chrome according to David. However, he does no online bill …
March 12, 2014 show March 12, 2014
Last week WBAI played an old Personal Computer show at 9PM. We had nothing to do with this. Fund raising again. Plans to stop selling Windows 7 were canceled. You can download ISOs of Windows 7 for free. Computing professionals use only Lenovo and Apple computers. David bought a refurbished …
The Syrian Electronic Army took control of the Facebook domain registration. Microsoft has a new CEO and a new Chairman of the Board. A fire in front of Hanks house led him to discover that Windows 8 has no useful Safe Mode. The Windows Eyes screen reader is free and …
Jan 29, 2014 Show Jan. 29, 2014
Gmail outage. David on Pete Seeger. Malware runs on Windows and infects Android. The free edition of LogMeIn died. Joe likes Gbridge instead. David reported on a music convention. Listener phone calls. Due to technical problems this is only the first 43 minutes of the show. Listener phone calls.
Jan 22, 2014 Show Jan. 22, 2014
More on the death of Windows XP. WinAmp lives on. Differences between USB flash drives. Listener phone calls.
Jan 15, 2014 Show Jan. 15, 2014
Gripes about FreedomPop emails. David on the Target data breaches. Hank on CreditKarma.com. Reading suggestions. Tech support scams continue. Listener phone calls.
Jan 8, 2014 Show Jan. 8, 2014
David Perry reports from the CES show. Problems getting premiums from WBAI. Technical problems in the studio persist. Listener phone calls..
Jan 1, 2014 Show Jan. 1, 2014
The gang is all here: Hank, Joe, David, Alfred Poor, Michael Horowitz and Danny Burstein. Predictions for the new year. No listener phone calls.
Dec 25, 2013 Show Dec. 25, 2013
The gang is all here: Hank, Joe, David, Alfred Poor, Michael Horowitz and Danny Burstein. The big stories of the year. No listener phone calls.
Dec 18, 2013 Show Dec. 18, 2013
Fund raising without the usual show premiums. Raspberry Pi. The price of cigarettes. Is the Chromebook ready for prime time? No listener phone calls.
Dec 4, 2013 Show Dec. 4, 2013
The usual studio phone line problems. Download Winamp while you can. Amazon.com paying sales tax. The CryptoLocker ransomware. Backing up files. Cellphones on airplanes. Davids favorite headphones. Listener phone calls. No show on Dec 11th.
November 27 Show Nov. 27, 2013
Assorted birthdays. No more Winamp. The Raspberry Pi is a popular $35 computer. Cable TV company mergers. Hank makes a case for a Chromebook. Libraries in California give out Chromebooks in the library. Black Friday. Browser market share. Listener phone calls.
Nov 20, 2013 Pre-empted Nov. 20, 2013
The show was pre-empted this week.
November 13 Show Nov. 13, 2013
No show next week due to fund raising. Problem with HP Chromebook chargers. The usual scams have followed a disaster again. David and Hank disagreed on security. Technical problems in the studio. Blocking popup windows. The recording of this show is in two parts. Most new cellphones run Android. Chromebooks …
November 6 Show Nov. 6, 2013
One of the designers of the IBM PC passed away. David Perry explained CryptoLocker ransomware. Black Friday. Impulse buying. Listener phone calls.
October 30 Pre-empted Oct. 30, 2013
The show was pre-empted on Oct 30, 2013.
October 23 Pre-empted Oct. 23, 2013
The show was pre-empted for WBAI fund raising.
October 16 Show Oct. 16, 2013
Two hours of fund raising. The show ran from 7pm to 9pm. WBAI is broke. It may be leased out to someone willing to pay the bills who will also take over programming.
October 9 Pre-empted Oct. 9, 2013
The show was pre-empted for WBAI fund raising.