World’s first 3-D tires!
BigRep, a Berlin based manufacturer of industrial 3-D printers, is introducing an amazing new concept in bicycle tires. This creation could revolutionize bicycling enthusiasts everywhere! There is one catch though.
Which ice cream melts the fastest?
Summer is coming, and soon everywhere people will be wanting delicious cold treats to escape the heat. But when deciding which sweet ice cream brand to indulge in, one of the big factors is how long it will last under the heat of the sun. Five popular brands are put to the test that will help you determine which brand you should get if you want a longer lasting ice cream!
These are the strongest socks
Have you ever been walking around the house with your socks on and accidentally stepped on a Lego? In that moment, the worst pain ever spikes up your entire body, and the world suddenly stops. But what if that could all go away? What if you could step on almost anything with socks on, and have your feet still be protected?
What’s wrong with Disney Remakes?
Maybe you didn’t ask for a live-action remake of “Beauty and the Beast.” Or maybe you’re one of the people looking forward to the new slew of Disney remakes. But Disney has been remaking their classic films for years, and rarely have they made such an impact as they have recently. Now they are certainly popular, but are they really needed?
How Jeff Bezos became the king of e-commerce
Have you ever wondered how Amazon got started? It may not surprise you to know that it was conceived, like many other current heavyweights, in someone’s garage. Jeff Bezos is among the first to realize the power of e-commerce and selling products on the internet.
The Lady Gaga of food
If you’ve seen any of her work, you know that Lady Gaga, in her outfits and performances, definitely doesn’t adhere to the norm. In food, Linda Miller Nicholson’s creations are also not the norm, and from design to color, her pasta will leave be a burst of color to your taste buds.
$32 million home with literally everything you need
If you could build one nice thing in your backyard, the first thought may be a pool. Pools are great areas to socialize and get exercise while cooling off. But one luxury mansion in Texas decided to take it a few steps further and had a waterpark built in their backyard, with cabanas and waterslides galore.
What you should do when looking for jobs
You’ve heard the impossible requirement that many entry-level jobs ask for: years of experience. Sometimes it does not make sense, but other times it may be realistic to be looking for a professional with years of experience in the field. But is that really what helps someone land jobs?
Protect your home router against hackers and DNS poisoning
Cal from Overton, NV had some questions in regards to preventing hackers from gaining access to his router. When a router is compromised, a hacker can inflict damage, not just on the router itself, but on every connected device running on your network. A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. Here are some ways to keep them at bay and protect your home network.
6 tricks to keep your packages from being stolen by porch thieves!
Have you ever been victimized by "porch thieves" AKA "porch pirates" AKA "porch robbers"? They roam neighborhood streets and steal delivered packages off a home's front door or porch. It's a growing epidemic and a real concern for online shoppers. To help combat such dastardly deeds, here are six options you can try to stop getting victimized and have that extra peace of mind when you shop online.
10 ways to get Amazon Prime for less
Amazon Prime's original annual price of $79 wasn't raised until 2014, when the company bumped up the cost to $99 each year. That price hike didn't seem to hurt them. With more than 100 million subscribers, Prime is a full-fledged powerhouse. Now, 4 years later, Amazon is again adding $20 onto the price of Prime membership. And it's piling on the perks in hopes you won't mind the new $119 annual price.
Some tips on controlling content your child sees from the internet
Pat from Florida called in to my show wanting some tips on how to control what content her grandchild sees on the internet. There are so many ways that parents can block access to certain areas of the internet such as parental controls, filtering software and hardware, and others.. Here are a few tips on how to set up some controls on what your children have access to on their gadgets using a couple of different cool tools.
Brilliant things to do with that old cellphone you have lying around
Do you have a drawer full of old cellphones just lying around? Letting them simply pile up and collect dust isn't just a waste of money but also a missed opportunity. You'd be surprised by how many useful functions your old devices are capable of. That's why you need to know these clever ideas on how you can repurpose your old gadget.
Hunt down your lost pet with a GPS pet tracker
Losing your pet is a heart-wrenching experience. Ron from Florence, AZ lost his cat a while back (luckily, it was found!) and called in asking how he could keep track of his wayward cat to prevent this from happening again. Many people chip their animals but that only works if they are scanned by someone with the proper technology. That's why pet trackers are such a wise investment.
Ways to stop annoying robocalls and spam calls
Telemarketing calls are certainly nothing new, annoying us for decades now. Aside from trying to sell you stuff, robocalls can be downright deceptive and malicious. Robocall scams are actually trying to rip you off or steal your identity. So how do you protect yourself from these robocall and telemarketing scams?
Make money publishing your own eBooks!
People ask me all the time how they can make extra money, and there are plenty of ways to do it. However, writing a book is one that many overlook. I believe everyone has a book in them. Fortunately, no one said it had to be a novel. Whatever your subject, no matter how big or small, there's most likely an audience somewhere. The trick is getting your work in front of them.
How do I know that my devices are secure?
Hackers are relentless! They are lurking in every corner of the web, waiting for that inadvertent click, that hasty install, or that vulnerable gadget that can be exploited. Don't be shocked, but an unpatched and unprotected PC can get hacked in less than five minutes when connected to the internet! Knowing the signs that your gadget is hacked or compromised is critical.
20 best perks you get with an Amazon Prime membership
Think about it, how many times a year do you order products from Amazon? Now add up the amount you would pay to ship each of those items. Most likely, what you would pay for two-day shipping on every order dwarfs the $99 annual fee to be a Prime member. Saving money on shipping may be the perk that draws you in, but it's certainly not the only one that should catch your attention. There are so many perks that come with Prime, you probably don't even know them all.
Was my Facebook profile part of the Cambridge Analytica breach?
Lee from Colorado Springs, CO called in to my show and asked about whether her recently deactivated Facebook account had to be re-activated in order to see if her information was part of the Cambridge Analytica breach. Facebook launched a tool to check and see if your private data has been compromised in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Watch my call with Lee to learn more about how you can protect your personal information on Facebook.
My list of 20 incredibly useful websites you wish you knew earlier
With more than a million websites you can visit now with a click of a button, there's bound to be something that you can use to solve your tech issue. Most of the time, smaller websites are like hidden gems just waiting to be discovered, you just have to know where to look. Some of these sites are so useful, you can't believe you haven't heard of them before!
Money Tip: Best streaming apps to cut the cord
Cable bills have been getting out of control for quite some time now. But, millions of Americans have already taken the leap and gotten rid of their cable or satellite service. This is a great way to save up to hundreds of dollars per year. If you decide that you want to cut the cord, you'll probably want to download a streaming app or two and there are plenty to choose from.
Essential privacy settings for your Amazon Echo
Bob called into my show with some concerns about his new Amazon Echo, namely in regards to privacy and security. Smart assistant enabled speakers like Amazon's Echo, and Echo Dot can be extremely helpful in our everyday lives. However, there are some privacy concerns that you need to be aware of before bringing them into your home. The good news for Bob, and everyone else who owns a smart assistant device, is there are several ways to make things more secure.
5 must-do spy hacks you didn’t know until now
Privacy and security seem to be on everyone's mind today. Which makes sense, because cybercriminals are constantly on the attack. No matter what the situation, you don't want critical data falling into the wrong hands. Fending off these attacks is something everyone should know how to do. That's why I'm going to tell you about five must-do spy hacks you didn't know until now.
5 reasons a Chromebook should be in our arsenal of gadgets
Do you have a Chromebook? If you don't know, they are similar to a laptop but just a little bit different. Chromebooks run on a web-based operating system by Google known as Chrome OS. It's specifically built to be used with an internet connection and they are fairly inexpensive.
May 19, 2018 – Hour 2
Kim Komando shares the latest information about everything digital, with plenty of fun, and the best callers from coast-to-coast!
OneRepublic – ‘Good Life’
Music video by OneRepublic performing Good Life. (C) 2011 Mosley Music/Interscope Records