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Award-winning radio show host, nationally syndicated columnist and digital lifestyle expert Kim Komando breaks down the hottest topics in tech. Get insider secrets to protect yourself online, make money from home, secure your devices, avoid scams and more. Want more from Kim? Try her free, smart tech newsletters at https://www.komando.com/subscribe/

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Award-winning radio show host, nationally syndicated columnist and digital lifestyle expert Kim Komando breaks down the hottest topics in tech. Get insider secrets to protect yourself online, make money from home, secure your devices, avoid scams and more. Want more from Kim? Try her free, smart tech newsletters at https://www.komando.com/subscribe/

    Starting a podcast? 4 tips that could make or break it

    Starting a podcast? 4 tips that could make or break it

    To make a successful podcast, you need solid storytelling and production skills. That's why I sat down with audio expert Valerie Geller to break down the biggest mistakes audio pioneers make. We share anecdotes from our own careers, tips that worked for us and the top four ways you can reel in listeners and boost your ratings.
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    • 51 min
    Tech Refresh: Bezos in space, crypto scam warning, clear duplicate contacts

    Tech Refresh: Bezos in space, crypto scam warning, clear duplicate contacts

    Jeff Bezos went to space and back and had a, well, unusual way of thanking all of us for it. Security cameras are watching at just about every store; some are smarter than others. In the tech tip, Ben has details on how to find and clean up all your duplicate Google contacts.
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    • 42 min
    The secret software watching your every move at work

    The secret software watching your every move at work

    Thanks to invasive software, companies can track your every move — even outside of work hours. In this episode, security researcher Cooper Quintin reveals how so-called bossware works, what it tracks and how badly things can go when organizations use it to see every single thing you're doing.
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    • 43 min
    Tech Refresh: Twitter's big mistake, Ring encryption, finding your lost phone

    Tech Refresh: Twitter's big mistake, Ring encryption, finding your lost phone

    Twitter's blue checkmark verifications are back. You won't believe how the social media company screwed it up. Plus, a vital security measure finally makes its way to Ring cameras, and Allie has a quick and easy way to find your lost phone.
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    • 40 min
    Your smart devices are leaking private info - Steps you can take

    Your smart devices are leaking private info - Steps you can take

    When you put a cheap smart bulb in your shopping cart, no one warned you it might be susceptible to hackers who could use it to break into your entire network. With more and more of our devices connected to the internet, we're all at risk. I brought in cybersecurity expert Ricoh Danielson to help you lock it all down. Find out more about Ricoh at 1stresponder.us.
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    • 40 min
    Nosy smart assistants, old scam is back, using email aliases

    Nosy smart assistants, old scam is back, using email aliases

    It seems, yes, Google's smart assistant is always listening. What can you do about it? Plus, a tricky scam is back with a new name, and find out how email aliases can clean up your inbox and protect your privacy.
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    • 44 min

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418 Ratings

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