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Black Friday 2018: 5 deals we know about so far
The best time to plan your Black Friday shopping is right now. Even if you're not going to be throwing elbows down at Walmart, you want to make sure there's money set aside for big purchases. Sure, it ruins the surprise a little, but who wants to be waiting in line for one thing then find out there's something even better across town? Deals are already beginning to leak out, even with Black Friday this far away. Here's five big deals we already know about on electronics and other tech goodies for Black Friday.
Billion Dollar Bully – OFFICIAL TRAILER
On her June 15 show, Kim talked to Davide Cerretini, a restaurant owner who deliberately asked for one-star reviews on Yelp. Why would he do that? The small business community sees Yelp’s sales tactic as extortion. Does Yelp genuinely have an interest in helping people support the best local businesses, or are they a pay-to-play advertising platform? His story was turned into a documentary, and this is the offiicial trailer. "Billion Dollar Bully" is available to purchase or rent on Amazon and iTunes.
You know their voices, now see their faces
Sometimes, you'll hear a voice and instantly recognize who it is. Then, you'll here the voice again -- but out of a different mouth. Welcome to the world of voice over artists, who perfect their craft across multiple characters, franchises, and opportunities. Now, you'll be able to put a face to the voices you know and love. You won't believe what the "movie trailer guy" looks like.
One of the most majestic animals in North America, the Elk has long been a staple of the mountainous regions of the United States. Prized for its antlers, elks are popular with hunters, but watching the animal in its natural setting is just stunning to behold. These elks are protected in this sanctuary, and their numbers are continuing to climb.
This bra screens for breast cancer
Breast cancer is a top killer of women in the 21st century. Many of the risk factors are highly common, and regular screenings are recommended to all women to potentially catch the threat before it can grow. This lingerie, however, can screen for breast cancer on its own -- potentially saving lives! Would you wear this?
How to fall asleep in 2 minutes
Sleep is more important than you might realize. It sets the tone for your day and affects your ability to think, work and process information. Without enough sleep, you may be at risk for greater mental and physical health issues -- but what if you can't fall asleep in the first place? These tips might be able to help.
5 royalty-free music sites to use for your project
Video technology has advanced to the point where almost anyone can make professional-quality films at home. You just need a little time and know-how. Once your masterpiece video is complete you’re going to want to add some cool music. But, where can you find royalty-free tunes without violating copyright laws? Check this article out and we’ll tell you about five sites that let you download free music for your projects.
Why the $2 million Karlmann King Is the world’s
If you were to name a few car manufacturers, Ford, Dodge, Toyota and BMW might come to mind. But have you ever heard of Karlmann King? It's the sole creator of the world's most expensive SUV -- a polygonal, bulletproof behemoth with luxury features to match its outrageous price tag. Would you take a ride?
DIY Security – How to delete your personal d
Despite being data-hungry, Google still has a good reputation for a tech company. But that doesn't mean that it's immune to the same greedy tactics other businesses pull. Google keeps tabs on your location, tracks search history, and builds a digital profile based on your browsing habits. That being said, it is possible to look up and delete most of the data Google has on you. We'll be going over Google's data tracking habits, and how you can remove each piece of your digital footprint.
Kim helps listener find $25k in unclaimed money
Long-time listener Robert from Harrisonburg, Virginia, 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 “brus
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 compu
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 soo
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.
Live from the Studio
June 15, 2019 – Hour 1
In the first hour, you might start seeing your home security footage showing up in ads on social media without even knowing it. Plus, you’ve got surveillance cameras at ground-level and in satellites and now they’re in between in some hi-tech new balloons. And, learn what your stolen account information is worth on the dark web.
June 15, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, facial recognition smart glasses are already being used by law enforcement in China and now a U.S. company is working on similar tech. Plus, if you live in a tiny apartment, robotic furniture might be for you. And, airbags inside your car keep you safe in a crash, but airbags on the outside could mean even more protection.
June 15, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, start your summer off with all kinds of tech to take on vacation, from waterproof drones to professional level lighting for your smartphone. Plus, Google Maps has added a speedometer feature to help keep you from being distracted. And, we’ll tell you about the best smartphones you can buy now without breaking the bank.
June 8, 2019 – Hour 1
In the first hour, just days after rolling out one-day Prime delivery, Amazon is just about ready to take to the skies with new drones. Plus, you’ll never believe how much data is collected by some sleep trackers. A hint: it’s not just sleep. And, it’s the time of year to watch out for hurricanes along with scammers who use those disasters to cash in.
June 8, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, get ready for the world’s first non-invasive glucose monitor that checks your blood sugar without drawing blood. Plus, a circus is taking a stand against animal abuse by switching to holograms. And, as smartphones go all-screen, cameras still stick out like a sore thumb. How about a camera under the screen? It’s real.
June 8, 2019 – Hour 3
In the final hour, Amazon and L’Oreal want you to be able to try beauty products before you buy using augmented reality. Plus, flat tires and blowouts could be a thing of the past with a new airless tire that’s also puncture-proof. And, Xbox is getting into the hygiene business with new products to keep gamers smelling fresh.
June 1, 2019 – Hour 1
In the first hour, the time people are spending on Facebook is in decline, and it’s not for a reason you’d expect. Plus, Amazon’s been on a rollercoaster of privacy issues recently with new concerns about Alexa. And, you won’t believe the number of apps on your iPhone that secretly collect and transmit your data while you’re fast asleep.
June 1, 2019 – Hour 2
In the second hour, forget renting the photo booth for your next big event. Now you can rent your very own AI-powered robot photographer. Plus, Sony’s got a new chip that could revolutionize the ways connected devices work together. And, watch your manners the next time you call for an Uber, or you could get booted from the app.
3 new online marketplaces better than Craigslist
Once upon a time, Craigslist was a great idea. Post classified ads for free! Buy and sell what you want without any hassles! Craigslist was easy and straightforward. You could quickly post text and photos, then take them down whenever you wanted. You didn't even have to post your email address. Now, Craigslist is a ghost of its former self. As goes the internet, new marketplaces keep opening up, and I’ve been very pleased with many of these alternatives.
Best streaming service: Netflix vs. Vudu vs. Amazo
When you’re picking a streaming video service, so many questions pop up: how much does it cost? What movies does it have? Can you find current episodes of your favorite TV show, or are they all from past seasons? Is there an app, and how well does it work? The list goes on and on.
5 ways to slash your smartphone bills
Remember, a smartphone is a small computer, and computers are expensive. Even older-model phones can cost hundreds of dollars, never mind the $1,149 you'd have to pay for an iPhone X with 256GB, or the Samsung Galaxy S9, which costs upwards of $950. No matter the carrier, the freefall days of free and discounted phones are over, at least among mainstream providers. The pressure to own a smartphone is high, so how do you keep those expenses as low as possible?
Insider tricks to keep hackers and scammers from s
Cybercriminals are out in full force looking for ways to steal your data. It’s worth money to them. That’s why we’ve seen a massive uptick in the number of data breaches over the past few years. Unfortunately, most folks don’t know they’ve been hacked until it’s too late. With cybercrime so rampant, you need to be proactive about protecting yourself.
Tips and apps for office administration
Terry from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, called in to the show to learn how to optimize their on site security reporting. Their community hires off-duty police officers to patrol the neighborhood and are looking to update how officers check in, how they report, and how they can communicate more effectively in the field.
Clever Alexa commands you can use again and again!
More than any other device, Alexa has become our closest approximation of artificial intelligence. She has a voice and personality, and if you ask the right question, she’ll even get sassy with you. Users even refer to Alexa as “she.” We usually prefer to say her name, rather than the name of the device itself, Amazon Echo. For many owners, Alexa is more than a mere virtual assistant; she has become something like a domestic companion, a Rosie or R2-D2 that can also order takeout.
Incredible useful travel apps you didn’t know ab
Have smartphone, will travel. Nowadays, your phone may operate in many different countries, or you can easily stick a SIM card into the slot and pick up a local data plan. Another option is to keep your phone off and only use Wi-Fi whenever you find it. In short, your phone is still useful when you travel, and you can access your apps in seaports and souks around the globe. Many apps are designed to enhance the travel experience.
How to get a ton of free samples from Amazon
Free samples are fun. You get to test out products you might not otherwise try. Maybe you find a new favorite shampoo. Maybe you discover that floral-smelling perfume is just not right for you. You don’t have to head to a store to try out some free samples. Amazon wants to hook you up in the comfort of your own home.
Check your home! These vinyl records are worth big
With the resurgence of vinyl, there's an opportunity for wise collectors to make some serious coin. If you had the foresight to hang on to that record collection all these years, you might be sitting on a pile of gold...so to speak. That's why you should check out your stash and see if you have any gems that are worth some big money.
Block your cellphone number from caller ID with th
People know it's you calling when your caller ID pops up on their phone, but it doesn’t have to be like that. There are two ways to keep your identity secret while making a call: one is permanent; the other is temporary on a call-by-call basis. The temporary way of keeping your mobile number invisible from caller ID is as easy as 1,2,3.
Download your photos from Facebook – here
There are several reasons why you might want to download your Facebook photos. You may simply want a backup, or perhaps you want to create a photo book or share them through another platform. You may also want to preserve them if you are planning on leaving Facebook and deleting your account. Ready to backup your Facebook adventures? Here’s how to save your photos for posterity.
Amazon Prime: Everything you get with a membershi
Like most people, you probably signed up for Amazon Prime for a specific reason. Maybe it was the free shipping, the streaming videos or the free music. We've put together a master list of every major thing you can do with your Amazon Prime account. Take a breath and buckle in, because this list is pretty extensive.
5 obscure Amazon settings you should change now
If you have an Amazon account, the amount of data that the retail giant collects is astonishing. Many people don’t know you get much more than just free two-day shipping with a Prime account. With these different areas collecting data about you, if you are trying to maintain some semblance of your privacy, you’ll definitely want to check these five not-so-obvious settings.
Most popular iOS apps of all time
One thing that makes smartphones great is the abundance of apps that are available. It's been a decade since the first iPhone. That means Apple's App Store wasn't far behind. Over the past 10 years, there have been tons of iOS apps that people around the globe have fallen in love with. App Annie put together a list of the most popular iOS apps over the last decade.