The Personal Computer Show on WBAI

by Joe King · · · · 16 subscribers

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

August 15, 2012 Show Aug. 15, 2012
Constantine Kaniklidis discusses Windows 8. Listener phone calls.
August 8, 2012 Show Aug. 8, 2012
Apple won't include YouTube app in iOS 6. Scaled-Down Office App to Ship with Surface Tablet. Errant Trades Reveal a Risk Few Expected. Special Report: Reversing the US economy - Marty Winston. Targus Lap Chill Mat. Joanne Witt. Listener phone calls.
August 1, 2012 Show Aug. 1, 2012
The show is 30 years old this week. Advice on buying a new Windows computer (Macs and tablets are not discussed). No listener phone calls. Pre-recorded show.
July 25, 2012 Show July 25, 2012
Fund raising. Windows 8 is expected in October. Upgrade price is $15. The Nexus 7 tablet from Google and Asus. Cost of tablets. Screws. Next week: How to buy a computer.
June 27, 2012 Show June 27, 2012
Cyber warfare. Viruses. Malware. Listener phone calls.
June 20, 2012 Show June 20, 2012
Microsoft surface. Listener phone calls.
June 13, 2012 Show June 13, 2012
Stealing encryption codes in the old days. Putting the plastic connectors on the end of Ethernet cables. The Navy and Linux. Google bought QuickOffice. Patents. Listener phone calls.
June 6, 2012 Show June 6, 2012
Linkedin hacked. Also, the Linkedin iOS app has been copying calendar information without asking. Results of a McAfee survey. Facebook. Hank finds the fatal flaw with electric cars. Listener phone calls.
May 30, 2012 Show May 30, 2012
Flame virus. Tablets. Fund raising. No listener phone calls.
No show this week.
May 16, 2012 Show May 16, 2012
Fund raising. Alfred Poor discusses "direct-lit LED" vs. "side-lit LED". David Perry continues "Malware 101". Hank on Simplifying Backup. Windows 8 upgrade available for $15. Kodak Gallery shuts down. The Post Office has a new policy on mailing lithium batteries. No listener phone calls.
May 9, 2012 Show May 9, 2012
Fund raising. No listener phone calls.
No show this week.
April 25, 2012 Show April 25, 2012
The guest was Lysa Myers an expert on Mac OS X viruses to discuss malware on Macs. Checking if a Windows computer is infected with the DNS changer Trojan. Good websites are infected by bad guys. Scam emails. The price of gas. Listener phone calls.
April 18, 2012 Show April 18, 2012
Microsoft Office. New ransomware for Windows. Flashback malware on Apple OS X Macs. David insisted that the only reason there are no viruses for OS X is that too few people use Macs. Politics of eBooks. Hank lost his Internet access. Listener phone calls.
April 11, 2012 Show April 11, 2012
Guest Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols. Topics: IPv6, Flashback Mac virus, Linux. Listener phone calls.
April 4, 2012 Show April 4, 2012
David continued his viruses 101 report. The new Google Account Activity Report. Female computer nerds. Listener phone calls.
Chosing a type of blank DVD. World backup day. Hank explains hashing. Bandwidth for iPad high def movies. The new iPad lies about whether the battery is fully charged. Listener phone calls.
Some employers want Facebook passwords. David Perry offered part 2 of his virus 101 class. There is fraud in the Apple App store. The Mike Daisey controversy. Listener phone calls.
Time to run Windows update, but it screwed up iTunes for Joe. Apple very slow fixing a bug. Peter Bergman of the Firesign Theater, passed away. No more hardcopy Encyclopaedia Britannica. History of tablet computers. Listener phone calls.