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Want to learn more about this digital life we’re all immersed in? Grab this podcast as Kim Komando explores topics that impact us each and every day. From scammers to hackers and social media to product reviews, Kim finds top experts to give us their side of the story or explain what Big Tech is doing now. Kim pulls back the curtain so you know what’s really going on.

Latest episodes

Top apps of the year, Twitter bans sharing certain photos, Alexa guest mode

December 3, 2021
It's that time again: The list of the top apps and streaming music of 2021 is out. Are these great downloads on your phone? Plus, Twitter just banned sharing a certain kind of photo — and Ben has the details on how this affects you. Plus, how to switch your Echo to guest mode before holiday visitors arrive.

10 security terms you need to know right now

December 1, 2021
You can’t protect your privacy and security if you don’t know the lingo. In this episode, Kim teaches you 10 important security terms you need to know and why they’re so crucial.

Self-driving cars: Are they actually safe to drive?

November 22, 2021
Self-driving cars aren’t some crazy future tech … They’re here now. That raises some questions. Does it actually work? Is it safe? Is it work shelling out $8,000 for Tesla’s “full self-driving” option? To find out, Kim sat down with Consumer Report’s Head of Connected and Automated Vehicle Testing. So hop in and buckle up — we’re diving into the incredible world of automated cars.

Windows drama, holiday shopping secret, fix your own iPhone

November 19, 2021
It happens like clockwork: Microsoft releases an update and the internet sounds the alarms. The latest drama involves the Edge browser. Plus, a smart tip from Ben on how to find the best prices on what you're shopping for this holiday season. And in a shocking turnaround, Apple says you'll soon be able to repair your own broken tech.

How your TV streaming apps stalk you

November 17, 2021
Whether you use Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ or Apple TV, chances are your favorite apps are tracking you wherever you go. In this episode, Kim and streaming analyst Dan Rayburn reveal the secret risks you take when you cut the cord.

Tech news roundup, paid Twitter, speed up your computer

November 12, 2021
Get the tech news of the day in just a few minutes with Kim, Allie and Ben. Would you pay for Twitter? The social media site sure hopes so and we’ve got the details on what you get. Plus, how to speed up your computer in just a few clicks. And Matt has the slang Gen Z kids are using to help you decode your upcoming Thanksgiving conversations.

5 things you need to do with your photos before it's too late

November 10, 2021
In the digital age, we all have more photos than we know what to do with. Most are on our phones and computers, but then there are all the albums and frames full of old printed photos, too. In this episode, Kim, Allie and Ben have a few must-do steps you should take with all your photos before it's too late.

Tech Refresh: Google ad scam, take better pet photos, Ben's first 5-star review

November 5, 2021
Scammers have a clever new tactic that really works. They're creating Google ads to piggyback off search traffic; one scheme cost people over $500,000 in cryptocurrency in one weekend. Plus, tips for taking better pictures of your furry friends, and Ben gives his first five-Ben head review. Listen to find out what merited the honor.

Listen up: A full hour of The Kim Komando Show

November 4, 2021
Surprise, it's a full hour of my national radio show. If you haven't listened in a while, now is the time to catch up. In this hour, new details from leaked Facebook documents, how Alexa could be coming to a hospital near you and Blue Origin’s plans for a private space station. Want more? Listen on your schedule for 30 days free at getkim.com.
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