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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

Starting a podcast? 4 tips that could make or break it

July 27, 2021
To make a successful podcast, you need solid storytelling and production skills. That's why I sat down with audio expert Valerie Geller to break down the biggest mistakes audio pioneers make. We share anecdotes from our own careers, tips that worked for us and the top four ways you can reel in listeners and boost your ratings.

Tech Refresh: Bezos in space, crypto scam warning, clear duplicate contacts

July 23, 2021
Jeff Bezos went to space and back and had a, well, unusual way of thanking all of us for it. Security cameras are watching at just about every store; some are smarter than others. In the tech tip, Ben has details on how to find and clean up all your duplicate Google contacts.

The secret software watching your every move at work

July 20, 2021
Thanks to invasive software, companies can track your every move — even outside of work hours. In this episode, security researcher Cooper Quintin reveals how so-called bossware works, what it tracks and how badly things can go when organizations use it to see every single thing you're doing.

Tech Refresh: Twitter's big mistake, Ring encryption, finding your lost phone

July 16, 2021
Twitter's blue checkmark verifications are back. You won't believe how the social media company screwed it up. Plus, a vital security measure finally makes its way to Ring cameras, and Allie has a quick and easy way to find your lost phone.

Your smart devices are leaking private info – Steps you can take

July 13, 2021
When you put a cheap smart bulb in your shopping cart, no one warned you it might be susceptible to hackers who could use it to break into your entire network. With more and more of our devices connected to the internet, we're all at risk. I brought in cybersecurity expert Ricoh Danielson to help you lock it all down. Find out more about Ricoh at 1stresponder.us.

Tech Refresh: Nosy smart assistants, old scam is back, using email aliases

July 9, 2021
It seems, yes, Google's smart assistant is always listening. What can you do about it? Plus, a tricky scam is back with a new name, and find out how email aliases can clean up your inbox and protect your privacy.

A woman was being harassed and stalked. How we found the guy.

July 6, 2021
One woman asked Kim for help with a malicious stranger who stalked her daughter's every move. Over time, the abuse escalated; the creep targeted her whole family, even posting the mom's photos on risqué dating sites. Listen and learn how Kim and her friends unmasked the stalker!

Tech Refresh: Facebook caps $1 trillion, Peloton for kids and Starlink

July 1, 2021
Facebook is now worth $1 trillion. Kim dives in what you could get for all that cash. Plus, Starlink's progress in bringing high-speed internet to the masses and the inside scoop on Windows 11. In the tech tip, how to see what's eating up all the space on your phone — and what to delete.

Cryptocurrency 101: Your quick guide to digital currency

June 30, 2021
Bitcoin, Dogecoin, mining, Ethereum, gas prices, Binance ... Cryptocurrency is going mainstream, but that doesn't mean these are easy waters to navigate. Before you dive in, listen to this podcast. Kim and team have the info you need to get started the safe way.
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