Kim’s News Updates
Get cool, new tech for your home, without the huge
Homeowners can often save money on buying expensive, high-tech gadgets for their home by calling their insurance companies. Many of them are giving discounts or subsidies for things like Wi-Fi-enabled smoke detectors and doorbells. Kim Komando explains why in this news update.
The rise of the digital assistant
Think about your smartphone's grip over every moment of your life. It’s with you all the time. Texts, email, phone calls, and every other bit of information you need, moment-by-moment. But that could all soon change with the race to create the perfect digital assistant. Watch as Kim breaks it all down for you.
Court violates woman’s 5th amendment rights
The U.S. Constitution Fifth Amendment guarantees us that our government cannot force us to testify against ourselves. Traditionally, that meant putting us on the stand and making us answer questions. But here we have a serious case where law becomes very uncertain because it has not yet been tested with this technology. Watch to get the full story.
How to spot hidden spy cameras
Right now, Airbnb is being sued after a female renter found a camera in the living room of the apartment she was renting. Airbnb's rules require owners to notify guests if cameras are present. But that doesn't mean they always do. Tune in as Kim tells us how to spot hidden spy cameras before you get too comfortable in your rental.
Social media’s dumbest idea yet
Not only do mobile phones in the car pose a threat with texting, there is also the matter of taking selfies while driving, live streaming drunk driving, and now, another popular social media site is to blame for a crash that led to serious and permanent brain damage of one individual.
This tiny device can crack your iPhone’s cod
When the FBI entered the high-stakes legal battle to force Apple to create a program to hack iPhones, James Comey made some misleading statements to both Congress and the American people. One of those claims was that unless Apple was forced to design the hack, there was no way to access the terrorist’s iPhone. But as it turns out, he was wrong. In this video, Kim talks about a little device that can crack and iPhone in around six hours. Which makes you wonder, why didn't the FBI know about it?
Apple’s VP of Marketing takes ‘Apple S
Apple products are known for their sleek designs and forward-thinking innovation, but they're also known for their high price tags. And, according to Apple's VP of Marketing, customers those price tags shouldn't thwart customers. In a recent statement he showed a bit of "Apple Snobbery". Watch this video to see if he's right, or if he's out of touch with reality.
In-flight Wi-Fi is about to get a whole lot better
If you're sick and tired of weak in-flight Wi-Fi, you're not alone. In-flight Wi-Fi never really got off the ground, since it used to rely on cellular towers. But now, there's a new development that will actually help Wi-Fi take flight, so that you won't be disconnected while in the air. In this special news update, Kim shares how in flight Wi-Fi is about to be transformed.