Only One McDonald’s Has This Color Sign
Nothing is more iconic than the golden arches of McDonald's. Some people, however, might think of the bright yellow signage as an eyesore on an otherwise consistent community style. Well, this community wasn't too keen on the arches, but rather than kick Mickey D's to the curb, they decided to work with them to create a truly unique restaurant. The best part: it's in the middle of one of the most unearthly beautiful cities on the planet.
Food-stealing squirrel caught RED HANDED on Ring security camera footage
We depend on home security systems to keep our loved ones safe, but sometimes an unexpected visitor may not be the threat we think it is. Ring doorbell cameras are some of the best in the industry, with extremely sensitive motion sensors that can alert you of any potential intruders. This uninvited guest, a squirrel with some food as big as he is, accidentally trips the sensor and scrambles away before the homeowner returns. Fortunately, we've got his criminal activity on film. You have to see this adorable little burglar.
Digital Life Hacks – Listen to favorite radio stations with Smart Speakers
Smart speakers can be an incredible tool. They can be used for so many different tasks that can make your life that much easier. Have you ever wondered if you can listen to your favorite radio stations on your Alexa, Google Home, Amazon Echo or other smart speaker? If you have a smart speaker, Kim will give you the best apps for listening on your device.
Huge mistakes everyone makes shopping at Costco
Those of us who shop at Costco know how important it is. After all, where else can you find entire crates of paper towels, XXXL bags of beef jerky, and delicious $2.00 pizza? Well, as good as Costco can be, many shoppers are making mistakes that can drastically raise the price of a Costco run. Want to learn how to save more money and shop smarter? This video will show you how. Don't worry, you can still chow down on samples.
What’s it like to work with robots at an Amazon fulfillment center?
Researchers are constantly saying that robots will one day replace us in the workforce. In many industries, such as manufacturing, we've already seen this happen. Not all companies are keen to replace their human workers, however. One company believes that combining human and robot workers into a single workforce will increase productivity and service across the board. Who is this? Only the biggest shipping and fulfillment company in the world: Amazon. See how humans and robots are working together to get your packages to your doorstep.
The Kim Komando Show, aired on Bloomberg TV – Saturday, April 20, 2019
In the first episode of this new season, Amazon has thousands of people working to improve Alexa, but you won’t believe what they hear. Plus, find out if facial recognition could be coming to a hotel near you. And, if you’ve ever wondered if someone is snooping on your PC or Mac, we’ll tell you the secrets tech pros don’t want you to know.
Laurel & Hardy Song Comparison
Laurel & Hardy are classic comedians that transcend time with their beloved acts. In the 2018 biopic “Stan & Ollie,” actors Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly disappear into their roles and transform into the famous duo with stunning results. This video delivers a side-by-side comparison of the original Laruel & Hardy and their modern day doppelgangers. You won’t believe how close they get!
The Future of Flight-Hailing
When’s the last time you hailed a taxi? Uber and Lyft have already changed the way we take car rides, but what about the way we catch a flight? This private aviation startup has created a system that pairs passenger with private planes and pilots. His hope is to transform the way that people fly, but will this new platform stay exclusive to the ultra-rich? Or will everyone be able to take flight from their phone?
Food truck serves 3,000 grilled cheese sandwiches a day
If you’ve ever been to Los Angeles, you’ll know the kind of crowds food trucks can draw. Delicious, hot food cooked while you wait. A small, independent business model. Food trucks have it all, but sometimes all they need is a single menu item done in many different ways. This food truck from the U.K. only sells grilled cheese sandwiches, but its popularity is massive. Would you try one of these food truck sandwiches?
Watch Disney’s “Stuntronics” robot perform acrobatics
Stunt actors are a classic feature of Hollywood that continues to the present day. If Disney has its way, however, stunt performers may soon be out of a job. Disney is debuting the Stuntronic robot, a machine that is capable of performing acrobatic stunts with a humanoid shape. Not only can this robot perform stunts with grace, it even moves like a real person. Can this new robot keep actors and stunt performers from getting injured?
Kia HabaNiro concept | 2019 New York auto show
Since Elon Musk changed the world with Tesla, electric vehicles have been all the rage. More and more companies are dreaming up competitors to Tesla’s products, with different benefits and drawbacks on every one. One car company, Kia, has decided to sidestep copying Tesla to reveal something strange and different - the HabaNiro. No, it’s not a pepper, but the range and features of this care are absolutely spicy.
Human tissue used to create 3D-printed heart
Organ failure is a tragedy that claims thousands of lives every year. When a heart gives out, it’s especially devastating -- we only have one, after all. On top of this, the list of heart donors is thin and demand is high, with health hearts costing a large sum of money. To get around this and potentially save more lives, a group of scientists is working on developing artificial human hearts using 3D printers. They’re made of the same stuff as your heart, but the way they’re made will shock you.
Don’t be tracked, use these Google alternatives
Google has long been known to track you online and that can make you feel uncomfortable, but it doesn't have to be that way. It might seem hard at first but once you get going, you may realize you didn’t need all those Google apps or services. We will talk about search engine alternatives that don’t track their users. If you want to message like Gmail, but don’t want to use Gmail, we will discuss the best alternatives. It might be time to say goodbye Google.
DIY – How to unsend email using Gmail
Have you ever sent an email that you wish you could take back? Well, believe it or not, there is a way you can stop that email from being seen by whomever you sent it to. That way, next time you accidentally send that work email to your boss regarding something embarrassing, there’s a way to reverse that mistake.
How to detect if someone is snooping on your computer
If you are worried that someone might be snooping on you, you’re not alone. Don’t live in fear. There are ways to check and make sure there’s no creeping going on with your computer. Kim will teach you how! For example, you can check recent items to see traces of documents that have been opened. Kim will share with you secret ways you can follow to detect a snooper.
5 essential email hacks you’ll wish you knew sooner
Emails, emails, emails. They just keep coming. It seems like everyday there is a long list of emails waiting for you to reply. And then you have to sift through them to figure out which are spam and which are real. Well, thankfully Kim is here to teach us 5 essential email hacks that can make our emailing that much easier. Kim will teach us how to stop the creepy tracking from robo-emails and how to stop images from automatically loading in the background. We will also go over how to protect your recipients privacy, because there is a right way and a wrong way to send a mass email.
Success story: How to make money online
Kim Komando receives a call from Jade Oliver @heavenlyhomesandgardens who left her corporate law job to start an upcycling business. What started out as a way to make some extra money to pay for her law school, has now turned into a full time, hugely successful career. Join Kim and Jade in their discussion about the journey Jade took to becoming an eBay entrepreneur.
5 sites to get free TV without any streaming costs
Cutting the cable doesn't always cut the bill. Now, besides paying for cable, we pay for multiple streaming services with different exclusive content. But why do that when there are free streaming services out there? Watch this clip from The Kim Komando Show for a Money Tip that will give you 5 streaming services you can use immediately for FREE!
Kim advises caller on the difference between Google Suite and Microsoft Office
Kim speaks with a caller who works at a Christian School in Illinois and is looking to put the right type of office software on the children's laptops. She was told about the free version of Microsoft for teachers and students, but has been experiencing nothing but a hard time getting it properly installed. That's where Kim comes in! Kim shares information on G Suite for education.
Facebook settings you need to change right now
It’s no secret, Facebook isn’t the safest place to hang out when it comes to your personal data. Did you know that you can stop targeted ads from following you around online by tweaking the information that Facebook uses? And what about ads that your friends have liked? How do they affect you? Kim shares all this and more details to help you stay safe on Facebook.
CEO of Zollipops, Alina Morse, calls The Kim Komando Show for advice
Kim speaks with Alina Morse, the teen CEO of Zollipops, about her success story at such a young age and her innovative edible invention: candy that is actually good for your teeth! Believe it or not, that is really a thing. This lollipop actually cleans your teeth, tastes good and is available at major grocery stores.
Save money with these discount cables and chargers for iPhone and Android
We use smartphones for virtually everything in our lives. That little device in your pocket has become so essential that keeping it charged is of the utmost importance. Whether you’re an Android or Apple user, Kim covers both with information such as making sure the chargers for the Android are compliant with USB-C specifications, whether the chargers for Apple are premium Lightning cables, and much much more. Watch this clip from The Kim Komando Show as Kim shares secrets to save money.
How to keep important emails from being marked as spam
Have you ever found important emails in the spam/junk folder? If so, I'm sure you know how frustrating that can be. In this video, Kim will tell you clever ways to keep that from happening in the future. You’ll learn tricks to make your emails go to specific folders based on the sender, and so much more. Don’t miss this Digital Life Hack from Kim Komando.
What are mobile pay apps and are they safe?
If you have ever been around millennials, you know that they never carry cash. They use these things called person-to-person payment apps. These programs allow you to transfer money between people with just a swipe of your finger. They require you to link your bank account so they can automatically send and receive money. That creates a situation that begs the question: Are they safe to use?
Dating App Ghostwriter Meredith Golden shares her secrets with Kim
Kim speaks with the Dating App Ghostwriter, Meredith Golden. They discuss what exactly Meredith does for her clients and how her business, Spoon Meet Spoon, began. Meredith does all the work on the back end; all the clients have to do is show up to the date. She not only swipes right and left for you, but also chooses the right apps for you to use, helps focus your searches, perfects your profile and online presence, and coaches you on the dating lifestyle. Consider her the dating fairy godmother.
9 iPhone tricks you’ll use all the time
If you're an iPhone user, you probably know some features that you use time and time again. Here, I'm sharing 9 tricks that you may not know about. Did you know that you can use AirPods as a hearing aid? Or that you can have a group video chat so you can talk to all your friends at once? Watch this video for those and other tips you may not be aware of.
Could your smartphone save your life?
Nate Felix was in a car accident. He says that his iPhone saved his life. You need to know how. When Nate's Jeep flipped over last month, he couldn’t move. He got help by saying "Hey Siri" loud enough for his phone to make the call for him. Paralyzed from his neck down, Nate would have likely died of hypothermia over night without medical attention. Listen to his story in this great call from the Kim Komando Show.
How to shop for a house, in 3 steps with 6 online tools
Buying a house is never easy. There is so much that goes into the process it can feel almost impossible to do alone. That's where technology can be your best friend and help you get through it relatively simply. Here are 6 tools that will get you in that new beautiful home, and it will be easy as 1, 2, 3.
12 clever gadgets to use with your Amazon Echo or Google for a smart home
These 12 items are the perfect way to get started on a smart home or build on your existing one. They work with Amazon Echo and Google Home, and the best part is, you can get all of them on Amazon. We've got info on lightbulbs, lawn sprinklers, keyless locks and even a clock that does more than just tell time.
How much is my house worth?
If you are thinking about selling your house anytime soon, then you are probably wondering exactly what it is worth as you don't want to get pushed around by real estate agents or potential buyers. These nifty sites can help you get started on your research. We recommend checking more than one, so you get a truer picture of the potential worth of your property.
April 20, 2019 – Hour 2
Kim Komando shares the latest information about everything digital, with plenty of fun, and the best callers from coast-to-coast!
April 13, 2019 – Hour 1
In the first hour, what we’ve long suspected is true: Alexa along with thousands of Amazon employees are listening to your conversations. Plus, robocallers are getting scarier than ever by using new technology. And, find out about an app that can help you take back some of your privacy from Facebook, Twitter and Google.
April 13, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, a new milestone in jet engines that could one day mean flying across the Atlantic from New York to London in less than an hour. Plus, delivery by drones is becoming a reality in some places. And, the folding phones are finally here. Find out how to pre-order Samsung’s new Galaxy Fold.
April 13, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, Amazon wants you to turn your dumb speakers into smart ones using Alexa, but it’ll cost you. Plus, video doorbells add a layer of convenience and security to your home, but now they’re becoming a thief’s favorite target. And, if you want a better night’s sleep, you might consider taking this robot to bed with you.
April 6, 2019 – Hour 1
In the first hour, millions of Facebook records have been discovered on exposed servers, including passwords and comments. Plus, with yet another big data breach involving your payment cards, you might rethink how you pay for things. And, learn how you can spot a fake Uber driver, so you don’t become a victim.
April 6, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, learn about a hi-tech hotel where facial recognition is used for everything, including check-in and paying your bill. Amazon’s making their next big move, this time into space with a plan for worldwide internet service. And, vacation rentals are still having a problem with hidden cameras.
April 6, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, scammers are managing to get fake tax incentives ads on to Facebook. Don’t fall for it. Plus, Google’s creepy new AI that almost sounds too human is expanding to more tech. And, there’s a new set of wireless earbuds out there, sportier than AirPods and with a super-long battery life. But the money still goes to Apple.
March 30, 2019 – Hour 1
In the first hour, you’ve heard the big claims that flying cars are coming but Boeing might be close to making it a reality. Plus, a pickup truck with a big tech upgrade has a camera system that’ll let you see through the trailer you’re hauling. And workers at Amazon’s warehouses are being outfitted with vests to prevent robotic mishaps.
March 30, 2019 – Hour 2
During the second hour, learn about a new smart lamp that has a built-in secret camera so you’ll know what to look for. Plus, you’ve trusted these little robots to vacuum your floors for years, now they’re moving outside to mow the lawn. And, find out about a noise-cancelling smart pillow that just might save your marriage.
March 30, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, we’ll tell you about an airplane that just about anyone can fly. Plus, if you’re tired of losing GPS signal every time you enter a tunnel that causes you to miss your exit, help is on the way. And, did you know your Apple AirPods could be used as hearing aids? A helpful feature, but it could also be used to spy on you.
March 23rd, 2019 – Hour 1
In the first hour, we’ll tell you about a scandal involving cameras hidden in hotel rooms that secretly live-streamed hundreds of guests. Phone carriers are finally taking action to help put a stop to robocalls. And a tech company has created what they say is the first AI-powered voice that’s gender-neutral.
March 23rd, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, Apple made some surprise announcements over the past few days, updating some products that haven’t been touched in years. As Keurig coffee maker sales slump, they’re partnering with Anheuser-Busch to create an all-new version for cocktails. And there’s an incredible smart paintbrush you have to see to believe.
March 23rd, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, a new hearing aid promises not only better hearing but to translate up to 27 languages. Google is taking a big step into the video-gaming world, but a lot of questions still remain that could impact your wallet. And Dyson might be known for their innovative vacuums, but they’ve got other bright ideas like their new smart lamp.
March 16, 2019 – Hour 1
In the first hour, the all-new 5G mobile network is almost here, but be ready to pay more each month. Plus, hundreds of scientists have a warning about Apple AirPods and other wireless earbuds, saying they could be a health risk . And, get ready for more targeted ads. They’ll soon be coming to your TV, too.
March 16, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, Apple is about to unveil their new streaming service, along with a monthly news subscription. We’ll tell you what you need to know. Plus, grocery stores are starting to use cameras that scan you when you come in. And, you won’t believe some of the things people leave in Ubers. We’ve got the highlights.
March 16, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, Facebook says their creepy VR avatars are the next step in communication, but it’ll be at the expense of more of your data. Plus, get ready for the Uber of the skies: on-demand private planes. And, various cities hope something called “Zombie” traffic lights will get pedestrians to look up from their smartphones.
The Rolling Stones – ‘Gimme Shelter’
The Rolling Stones performing "Gimme Shelter", live at the Shanghai Grand Stadium, 8th April 2006.