Signs your spouse is cheating, 3D-printed neighborhoods and everything your TV knows about you
In this episode of The Kim Komando Show, which aired on Bloomberg TV Saturday, Sept. 29: Smart TVs in our homes are watching and tracking us, but you won’t believe to what extent. Plus, 3D-printing technology is exploding, from space exploration to medicine and now as a way to help the homeless. And you don’t have to be a detective to know if your significant other is cheating. We’ll tell you how to find out.
5 ways to get more from your gadgets, $14K videogame chair, Uber’s new venture
In this week’s episode of The Kim Komando Show, which aired Saturday, Sept. 21 on Bloomberg TV: Uber disrupted taxis just like Expedia disrupted travel agents. Now tech’s next big disruption might deal with the biggest investment you’ll ever make. Plus, video game chairs are hot, but you haven’t seen anything like this one that costs $14,000. And Kim will share 5 ways to make the tech you have last longer.
Facebook’s privacy woes, smartphone safety, startup using tech to catch criminals
In this week’s episode of the Kim Komando Show, which aired on Saturday, Sept. 14 on Bloomberg TV: Another day, another privacy scandal for Facebook. This time, data on 400 million users was left exposed on a server and it could be why you’re getting more spam calls. Kim talks with a startup founder whose new technology is making neighborhoods across the country a whole lot safer. Plus, what you need to know before upgrading to a new phone.
A new way advertisers are targeting you, Kim’s special guests & fitness tech you’ll actually use
In this episode of The Kim Komando Show, which aired Saturday, September 7 on Bloomberg TV: You’ll be amazed at how future tech will be targeting you with specific product placement ads in TV and movies. Plus, would you believe Nissan developed a high-tech golf ball that’ll help your short game? They did, sort of. And, whether you want to get in shape or lose a few pounds, we did the research on the best fitness tech.
Protect yourself from data breaches, improve your phone’s performance
In this episode, which aired on Bloomberg TV Saturday, Aug. 31: You might think there’s been an uptick in data breaches this year, and you would be right. There’s one thing you need to do to make sure you’re not the next victim. Plus, learn about the world’s first commercial spaceport that’s set to open soon. And we’ll share insider tips to improve the performance of your smartphone. Plus, Kim has a very special guest on Brand New or Not True.
Government surveillance balloons, viral challenge raises awareness for breast cancer
In this week's episode of The Kim Komando Show, which aired Saturday, August 24 on Bloomberg TV: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a … surveillance balloon? The Pentagon is testing new sky-high spies in six states. Plus, a new handheld device is making quite a “splash” when it comes to keeping sharks away during those ocean adventures. And a woman who started her own viral challenge to make a difference joins Kim on the show.
Kim’s favorite gadgets, spotting hidden cameras, inspiring guests
In the latest episode of “The Kim Komando Show,” which aired on Bloomberg TV Saturday, August 17: We’re taking a look back at some of Kim’s favorite gadgets, tech and interviews. And you’ll meet some of the most amazing and inspirational guests who shared their stories with us about how tech makes a difference in their lives. Plus, learn how to spot the most common places for hidden cameras.
Ring doorbell app saves family, Amazon pays you to buy a house, tech for pets | The Kim Komando Show
In this episode, which aired on Bloomberg TV Saturday, August 10: You can buy just about anything on Amazon and now they want to help sell you a new house — with some real incentives. Plus, if you’ve ever wanted your very own flying motorcycle, now’s the time. A warning, though, you’ll probably pay less for a house. Kim talks to a couple who say their Ring doorbell saved their lives. And in Kim's Digital Life Hack, learn about 10 great tech gadgets perfect for your pets.
New iPhone models coming soon, smart diapers, a visit from Dr. Laura
In this episode, which aired on Bloomberg TV Saturday, August 3: It’s a bad time to buy a new iPhone because new models are coming very soon. We’ll tell you what to expect. Plus, Kim’s good friend and fellow radio host Dr. Laura Schlessinger stops by to play "Brand New or Not True." Can Kim fool the relationship expert? And, diapers are one of the latest products to get the “smart” treatment, but in this case it’s best to save your money.
Disney tracking more than you think, how gas pump skimmers steal from you | The Kim Komando Show
In this episode, which aired on Bloomberg TV Saturday, July 27: Facebook and Google steal headlines with their questionable privacy practices, but here comes Disney. Their ‘Magic Band’ might be tracking more than your place in line. Plus, take a virtual ride on Elon Musk’s Hyperloop that travels over 700 miles per hour. And, learn how to spot gas pump skimmers that steal from you.
Smartwatch turns your arm into a touchscreen, protect your phone from hackers & more | Kim Komando
In this episode, which aired on Bloomberg TV Saturday, July 20: A major mobile carrier says they’re the first cell service provider to automatically block annoying robocalls. We’ve got the details. Plus, learn about a crazy high-tech smartwatch that turns your arm into a fully-functional touchscreen. And we’ll tell you how to check if your phone really is safe from hackers, scammers and snoops.
Smart TV viruses, find hidden spy cameras and making Google Home accessible | The Kim Komando Show
In this episode, which aired Saturday, July 6 on Bloomberg TV: A major manufacturer tweeted that they want you scan your smart TV for malware viruses, then deleted it moments later. Here's the real story. Plus, wait until you see a cool new feature added to a popular game that’ll let you interact with dinosaurs. And, learn about four types of spy cameras that could be watching you from places you least expect. Finally, meet a Google Strategic Cloud Engineer who wanted to make Google Home more accessible.
Top 10 digital life hacks, special guests you don’t want to miss and more
In this week’s episode, which aired Saturday, June 29 on Bloomberg TV: See some of Kim’s favorite gadgets, tech, interviews and more from past episodes. Plus, you’ll meet some of the most amazing guests who have shared stories about how tech has made a difference in their lives. And, learn about our most popular Digital Life Hacks and DIY Security Tips.
What your personal info sells for online, smart bed tracking and more
In this week’s episode, which aired Saturday, June 15, 2019, on Bloomberg TV: it knows when you’ve been sleeping and knows when you’re awake, but it’s not Santa — it’s your smart bed. Learn why you shouldn’t sleep on their privacy notice. Plus, welcome to the circus of the future with 3D holographic animals. And, find out how to remove your personal data from broker sites.
Alexa privacy concerns, saving money with streaming, and more
In this week’s episode of The Kim Komando Show, which aired Saturday, June 8, 2019, on Bloomberg TV: A newly-revealed patent application filed by Amazon is raising some privacy concerns about just how much Alexa is listening. Plus, if you’re having trouble finding the right photographer for your big day, you might consider a selfie robot. And, a complete guide to saving big bucks on your cable bill by getting into streaming.
DHS drone alert, purr-fect smart litter box, useful Alexa commands, and more
In this episode of The Kim Komando Show, which aired on June 1, 2019, on Bloomberg TV: The U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security issued a major alert against using Chinese-made drones, but why panic? Kim explains. Plus, if you’re a cat lover, welcome to the future with a smart litter box that’s too purr-fect to be true. And, Kim speaks with an amazing woman who doubled sales of her clothing line using Instagram.
Liquid Death, fake social media influencers, real bionic girl Tilly Lockey | The Kim Komando Show
In this episode of The Kim Komando Show, which aired on Bloomberg TV on May 18, 2019: If you’re too cool to drink a beer, maybe you’d like “Liquid Death” instead. Plus, a new kind of influencer is taking over social media - and they’re not even real. And, Kim speaks with a brave girl who lost her hands and forearms to meningitis as a baby. Now her disability is turning into a superpower, thanks to tech.
Protect your devices when you travel, crazy concert tech you have to see
If you’re taking your phone, laptop or tablet on a trip, there’s an alarming statistic that’s quadrupled over the past four years involving government agents seizing smart devices. Plus, new tech is making its way into concerts and you won’t believe the new sights and sounds. And, a new app promises to make household chores with your spouse fun.
Can you print a car?
If you could download a car, would you? We certainly would! A man from Colorado has always wanted a Lamborghini of his own. Now, with the help of 3D printing, his dream might just come true — and for thousands of dollars below asking price. Learn how one man with a plan is building a supercar in his own garage.
The world’s most expensive potatoes
Potatoes have never really been seen as a luxury food. In fact, they’re among the cheapest vegetables out there. But a specific cultivar of potato from France is so unique and rich in flavor that one pound of the tubers can fetch several hundreds of dollars. Would you pay to taste the world’s most expensive potatoes?
8 weird robots NASA wants to send into space
It’s been several decades since man walked on the moon, but that doesn’t mean NASA is resting easy. They’ve been hard at work developing the next generation of crewmates for our space program's astronauts. Each of these robots serves a unique purpose, and when new photos are taken on the surface of the moon, it might be a robot standing next to our flag. That’s one small step for robot kind!
What the heck is an ‘anti-oloid?’
In mechanical engineering, scientists and developers are constantly looking for new ways to help machines bear their loads. Rolling bearings are one of the most popular and, due to an increase in unusual tech designs, some of the shapes engineers are creating are anything but ordinary. See how this one impossible shape is capable of rolling as smooth as a ball.
Catch a ride on top of this smart luggage
Trekking around the airport is an absolute drag, and not every gateway features people-movers or trams. If you can’t bring a scooter or cart into the airport, what’s the easiest way to get around? If you answered “suitcase,” you correctly guessed one of the strangest inventions of the year. Would you ride on this luggage?
How art conservators clean paintings
The beautiful artwork you see at museums hasn’t always looked so nice. As the years pass and paper and oils decay, paintings can develop layers of dirt and grime that detract from their beauty. Thankfully, we’ve developed ways to restore them to their former glory without harming them. Watch the painstaking effort required to bring an old painting back to life.
Frito-Lay makes 16 billion bags of snacks a year!
If you’ve eaten chips or crispy snacks before, you’ve probably eaten something made by Frito Lay. They’re one of the biggest snack-makers in the world and their output is seriously impressive. In one year, they make enough bags of snacks to feed every human on Earth — and then some! This is how they do it.
Is private browsing really private? Tricks to stay truly hidden online
If you want to keep your online activity to yourself, it's time to move beyond your browser's built-in privacy mode. In this Digital Life Hack, Kim will show you a few options to stay hidden, including alternative browsers and a search engine that won't track or sell your info. But the one trick to really protect your privacy? Watch to find out.
Malware 101: What is it and how can you protect yourself?
Think hackers only target big businesses, governments or the rich and powerful? Think again. We're all susceptible to dangerous malware, and it's important to understand how it works. More importantly, we should also know exactly how to prevent it from infecting our devices. In this Komando DIY, we'll break down the ways malicious software spreads and what you can do to protect yourself.
How a journalist turned private investigator uses tech to find people
For nearly 20 years, private detective Rich Robertson has tracked people and served as a lead investigator in complex criminal and civil cases. As technology has evolved, so too have the ways he conducts investigations. Kim and Rich chat about how tech plays a role in his work and which resources anyone can use — no PI license required.
Will Banksy’s new painting self destruct?
Imagine winning a multi-million dollar painting at an auction only for the work of art to shred itself right before your eyes. That’s just what anti-establishment painter Banksy did with one of his works, and now his latest painting has prospective buyers nervous. Is Banksy about to troll the art world again?
Preserving your old photos, videotapes and films
Some of your most important family memories may live in film, camcorder tape and still photos. Digitizing is the best way to preserve them, and it's not too hard. Kim will walk you through the different ways to protect your memories from being lost or destroyed, without draining your bank account. If you're a do-it-yourselfer, we have you covered, too.
Kim helps listener find $25k in unclaimed money
Long-time listener Robert from Harrisonburg, VA, called Kim to thank her for giving him advice that helped him find more than $25,000 in unclaimed money. If you are wondering how he did that, you're not alone. Learn how Robert found that his mother left him money in a probate account he didn't know about.
Kim helps a caller who’s a victim of the “brushing” scam
One of Kim’s fans calls in about random deliveries he has been receiving at his home. This concerns him since his personal information is out there being used without his consent. He doesn’t know if he is being charged for these deliveries or if someone has opened up an account under his name and has been ordering products. Thankfully, Kim eases our minds and explains how the so called “brushing” scam isn’t anything to be worried about. Tune in and find out why.
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.
October 12, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, put the jet skis away because soon, you might be able to glide just a few feet above the water. Plus, high-tech concerts are becoming more and more popular, because these shows star musicians who have passed away. And, if you think your iPhone is charging more slowly, you’re not imagining it. We’ll tell you why it’s happening.
October 12, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, Apple could have even more tech on the way sooner than you might think, including special glasses. Plus, we’ll tell you how you can turn off Facebook’s most annoying feature. And, if you have an Amazon Echo smart speaker, we’ll tell you the essential settings you should change to keep your privacy intact.
October 5, 2019 – Hour 1
In the first hour, it wasn’t just new laptops and tablets Microsoft unveiled at their latest event. Now they have plans for their own folding phone. Plus, Tesla’s newest feature is meant to add convenience, but instead it’s leading to a number of fender benders. And, more than 200 million accounts of this popular gaming app have been exposed.
October 5, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, Rolls Royce has their own vision for a car of the future, combining luxury with artificial intelligence. Plus, ever wanted a trashcan that will take itself to the curb? Now you can live the dream. And, if you’re tired of rush hour traffic and you live in this big city, you can catch an Uber that will fly you across town in a helicopter.
October 5, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, if you prefer the classic look of a jean jacket, consider a high-tech upgrade to one that will answer your calls. Plus, you’ll never lose the pieces to this AR-powered board game. And, how fast can you tap out a message on your phone? You’ll never believe how many words per minute some people are typing.
September 28, 2019 – Hour 1
In the first hour, after years of promises and months of waiting, the Samsung Galaxy Fold has arrived. Now the question is, can we actually trust it? Plus, Facebook just bought a startup working on mind-reading wristbands. Find out what they’re planning. And, Google might have achieved “quantum supremacy,” but what is that? We’ll explain.
September 28, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, you won’t believe what powers this wildly expensive superyacht concept. Plus, Samsung has plans for a new TV that will offer faster streaming than anything you had before. And, you don’t have to pay big bucks for Photoshop to get the best editing tools. We’ll tell you about the free alternatives.
September 28, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, one company’s popular safety product replaces your bicycle helmet with an airbag for your head. Plus, Google Maps is rolling out a new feature that’ll make it much harder to track where you’re going and where you’ve been. And, we’ll tell you why you need to update your iPhone to the latest iOS 13.1 right now.
September 21, 2019 – Hour 1
In the first hour, a new report says your smart TVs and other devices are collecting and sharing data far more than you realize. Plus, Facebook’s creepy new gadget could be watching you while you’re watching TV. And, NBC just announced details for its upcoming streaming service, along with some surprising plans for reboots.
September 21, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, we’ll tell you about Uber’s new feature that could detect trouble on your trip automatically. Plus, Apple’s new iOS blocks some apps that want to track you, but Facebook is trying a new way to get around it. And, those private meetings on your Google Calendar might not be so private after all, and could easily be exposed.
September 21, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, Amazon is adding a big new feature to its streaming music service that most competitors don’t have. Plus, what you need to know about dozens of malware-filled apps that you need to remove from your phone. And, Google has new tech on the horizon that combines features of two of their biggest products.
September 14, 2019 – Hour 1
In the first hour, all the details about Apple’s latest iPhones, other tech and their streaming service looking to take on both Netflix and Disney. Plus, the next big disruption for business could make selling your house much easier. And, Google is about to start collecting even more data, this time with your face.
September 14, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, Audi has an idea of what a hi-tech offroad vehicle should look like, and you’ll never believe what it uses for headlights. Plus, we’ll tell you about the gaming system of the future your kids are sure to want, no matter how outrageous it is. And, you’ve heard about color-changing light bulbs, but what about color-changing ink?
September 14, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, the next time Alexa doesn’t know the answer to your question, the voice assistant will go asking for help. Plus, a cautionary tale about what not to do if the bank accidentally deposits thousands of dollars into your account. And, a warning for Instagram users that your private posts might not be so private after all.
September 7, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, move over Bruce Willis; NASA has a real plan to keep an asteroid from colliding with Earth. Plus, another group of experts is predicting what the world will look like in 50 years and they’ve got some interesting ideas. And, Facebook has finally rolled out a new feature to protect your privacy. We’ll tell you what setting to change.
September 7, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, Apple’s annual event to announce the latest iPhone and other tech is right around the corner. We’ll tell you what to expect. Plus there’s another dumb phone on the way to help break smartphone addiction, but it comes with a heavy price tag. And, we’ll tell you what you need to know before getting rid of your old phone.
5 steps to protect yourself from hackers online
The internet is a dangerous place, and cybercriminals are getting more clever by the day. Keep your data out of the wrong hands with these 5 digital safety tips. Learn how to safeguard your accounts, protect your network, create strong passwords and much more.
20 legitimate ways to make money online
Google "make money online" and you'll get some pretty sketchy results. It's no secret the internet can be a cesspool of junk, but there are plenty of legitimate ways to make money working from home on your own schedule. Find out how you can make some extra cash — or even supplant your 9-to-5 — with these 20 ways to earn a living on your terms.
How to know if someone blocked your number
When you block a number, you no longer receive calls or text messages from that person. With Apple’s iPhone, it also blocks FaceTime contacts. This can be helpful for stopping some unwanted spam calls, but it can also be used for personal reasons. You won’t get any sort of official notice if someone blocks your calls, but you can make an educated guess by looking for these signs.
Storage full? 3 hacks to free up space on your smartphone
That pesky "storage full" notification always comes at the worst time. Instead of scrambling to delete photos and apps to free up space on your smartphone, take our advice. Check out these 3 hacks to help you organize your photos and videos, clear up digital clutter and see exactly what's eating up all the space on your device.
7 essential smartphone maintenance tips
In this Digital Life Hack, Kim walks you through everything you need to do to keep your Apple or Android smartphone running smoothly. Improve your battery life, increase your phone's available memory and say goodbye to unexpected crashes and restarts. Kim tells you which apps hog your storage, how to check for malware, why you need to keep up with updates and much more.
7 hidden Alexa secrets you didn’t know you needed
Alexa sure is handy, as long as you know the pro tricks for getting the most out of the Amazon smart assistant. Kim shares 7 tips to make your Echo experience more secure, useful and fun. Learn how to adjust your privacy settings, change the way Alexa sounds, upgrade your audio and much more with this week's Digital Life Hack.
Change this one setting to get faster internet speeds
Have you ever been frustrated by slow internet speeds? There are many things that could be causing delays in your connection speed. No one likes waiting for web pages to load or videos to play. But if you haven't changed this setting on your computer, you're probably not getting the speeds you deserve.
Guide to cutting the cord — 5 things you need to do
Nobody likes paying for cable these days. And with so many excellent streaming solutions out there, why would you? Between Amazon Fire, Apple TV, and Roku devices, users have a selection of premium gadgets and streaming services to choose from -- each with more choices and original content than any basic cable subscription could come up with. If you're interested in taking the plunge and cutting the cord once and for all, we've built a guide for you to show you how.
How to tell if someone is bugging or tracking you: Cameras, GPS, stalkerware
Ever get that feeling someone is watching? They could be. Kim walks you through simple ways to tell if someone is secretly filming or listening to you — or even tracking you with GPS. Plus, a few easy tricks to find out if your phone has been bugged.
Essential laptop maintenance tips & tricks
If you want your laptop to work well for years to come, you've got to treat it right. In this Komando DIY, we'll show you everything you need to do each month to keep your computer running smoothly. Learn an easy trick to clean up old files, a simple way to tidy your desktop, the best tools to care for the outside of your computer and more.
How to find out if someone blocked your number
When someone blocks your number, they'll no longer receive your calls or text. On iPhones, even your iMessages and FaceTime won't get through. How can you tell if someone blocks your number? Here are a few signs that may clue you in, including how many rings you'll hear when you call and a message you could hear. Plus, get tips for what to do if you suspect you've been blocked but want to be sure.
Improve your internet speed: How to get to a faster connection by updating your DNS
Has slow internet got you down? Get a step-by-step guide to fix one of the most common reasons why. We'll show you how your DNS number could be behind your lagging connection and show you how to update it on both Windows and Apple. And if that doesn't fix the problem, we'll walk you through four more ways to improve your connection.
7 essential laptop maintenance tasks: Tips to clean your computer inside and out
A laptop is a big investment. These monthly maintenance tips will keep your Windows or Apple machine in tip-top condition for years to come. Kim shows you how to clean up your hard drive, desktop and cookies, plus the best ways to tidy up the physical components of your computer.
Is Amazon Prime worth it? 7 tips to get the most out of your membership
Get the most out of your Amazon Prime membership! If you're just using it for free shipping, you're missing out — Prime has so much more to offer. Here are 7 ways you should be using your Prime membership. You can expand your closet with Amazon wardrobe, get access to services like Twitch and Woot, find extra info about your favorite movies and TV shows, score discounts at Whole Foods and more.
7 Google tips and tricks: Better search results, clearing your history and more
You might use Google every day, but these pro tips will turn you into a search expert. Kim shows you how to improve and expand your results, get more search options, clear your history, translate straight from Google, search a specific website and more.