Tech, tips, advice and scam alerts from the team at Komando.com.

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Tech Refresh with Kim Komando and Friends

Tech Refresh is your fun talk show about all things digital — the good, bad and uplifting. From what you should buy to the latest crazy internet trends, Kim, Allie and Matt break it down. Listen once and you’re hooked, it’s that simple.

Latest episodes

NyQuil chicken TikTok trend, Windows 11 update, elder fraud report

September 23, 2022
Do your kids or grandkids use TikTok? Don't let them near your chicken — they might try to marinate it with NyQuil! Plus, you can now ask Google to remove your personal data. Also, new Windows 11 features, scary elder fraud report, how to sell stuff online, Lockdown Mode for iPhones and iPads and things in your home that may be worth more than you think.

Text search secret, get faster internet, iPhone security news

September 16, 2022
Do you get scam calls all the time? Here's how one guy used telemarketers to raise $100,000. Plus, the best new iPhone features, blocking third-party cookies and the best way to read a book on your phone. And a quick way to find specific pictures, keywords and more in your text messages.

Roomba vs. your privacy, new Android malware, cut your streaming bill

September 9, 2022
Check your Android for these apps and delete them ASAP. Plus, now that streaming prices are up, here's how to reduce your bills. Also, Roomba collects your data, great uses for an iPad, an easy way to sign documents and tech trivia you don't want to miss out on.

Tech raising property taxes, side hustles, online dating changes, and guaranteed laughs

September 2, 2022
Add a room or pool? AI is increasing your taxes. Plus, best side hustles to earn money, online dating shocking change, big security problem selling things online, an unbelievable startup, and a truly funny joke at the end.

Worst email manners, new NASA moon trip, McAfee's alive

August 26, 2022
What new products are Apple announcing soon? Listen to find out. Plus, cellphones in the classroom, why it’s a bad idea to fix your own laptop, and how YouTubers solved a murder mystery. See if you can guess the right answer in weekly trivia and stay to the end for a very funny joke of the week!

Most invasive home tech, Facebook dangers, new Google tricks

August 19, 2022
Your privacy could be in danger if you have any smart home devices. In this episode, learn new Google tricks, keyboard shortcuts and a few Facebook dangers. Also, here's why you should never use in-app browsers. (If you put your info in them, you're in big trouble!)

Universal chargers, data broker bill, smart assistant tricks

August 12, 2022
Europe is moving closer to universal charging cables. Will we get the same here in the U.S.? A new bill could put a stop to some of those scummy data-broker sites. Plus, three easy ways to get Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant to understand you better. And the internet is losing its collective mind over Kim Kardashian's red carpet walk in Marilyn's Monroe's famous dress.

Delete these dangerous apps, scan with your phone, email mistake

August 5, 2022
Check your smartphone for 17 bad apps. They're stealing banking details. Plus, Amazon has a sneaky way of hiding new products from you and Google plans a battery-powered smart speaker. And you don't need a third-party app to scan; Allie will show you how.

New Google Maps features, Windows hack, video camera tricks

July 29, 2022
Hackers breached Twitter. This could put your whole digital world in danger. Plus, Google Maps is rolling out three new features that will change your future trips forever. Also, you'll get insider Windows tips plus a few video camera tricks. We're also taking you inside the FTC's battle with fake reviews along with Meta's fight to get rid of "leap seconds."
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