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Kim Komando hosts the nation’s largest talk radio show about consumer electronics, computers and the Internet. Kim Komando can be reached via e-mail or at 888-825-5254

Apple isn’t only brand with smartwatch worth considering

By Kim Komando
Question: I am interested in a smartwatch. How does the Apple Watch compare to the Moto 360, Samsung Gear, and LG? Answer: You forgot a few other popular smartwatch makers including Pebble and Sony. The basic differences are in ...

5 Facebook tricks you never knew existed

By Kim Komando
Most of us have a love-hate relationship with Facebook. Sure, it’s an easy way to keep in touch with family and friends. But Facebook is also a major time drain and privacy killer. There is more to Facebook than status updates, ...

10 killer apps you shouldn’t live without

By Kim Komando
When you hop into Apple or Google’s app stores on your smartphone or tablet and literally have more than a million apps enticing you, it’s easy to get quickly overwhelmed. Of course, there are countless options for the boring staples ...

3 ways to use tech to sleep better

By Kim Komando
Nothing throws off your day like a lack of sleep the night before. It ruins your concentration, makes you impatient, cause memory lapses and worse. Over the long term, sleep deprivation can lead to depression, diabetes, hypertension and obesity. It can ...

Komando: 3 ways to free space on your smartphone or tablet

By Kim Komando
You’re in the park with your family and one of the kids does something unbelievably cute. You quickly grab your smartphone to take a video and ... “Not enough room. A full smartphone or tablet can’t take pictures, download music, add ...

What cellphone companies don’t want you to know

By Kim Komando
Recently, AT&T surprised everyone when it added a new option to its GigaPower fiber Internet service: privacy. Yes, for just $29 more a month AT&T promises it WON’T sell your search and browsing history to advertisers. How generous. While there’s still ...

Five amazing apps for business travelers

By Kim Komando
As much as I love traveling, I know how stressful it can be to book flights, reserve hotels, arrive on time and drive in unfamiliar cities. And that’s just when I’m going on a relaxing vacation. On a business trip ...

Komando: Upgrading to a new gadget

By Kim Komando
Upgrading to a new gadget always feels like Christmas morning, but it also leaves you with an old smartphone or tablet taking up space. Usually, nothing is wrong with your old gadget. You just don’t need it anymore. Or do you? ...

Five apps that could be dangerous for kids

By Kim Komando
If you’re a parent or grandparent, you know that kids pick up the latest technology lightning fast. Of course, that means the children in your life can also be using apps and visiting sites that are totally inappropriate for their ...

Turn your old phone into a security camera

By Kim Komando
In these days of non-stop hacking, phishing and data breaches, it’s easy to forget that regular old burglars are still lurking around to steal from your home. That’s why I’m a big fan of home security systems, especially ones that ...

Five Facebook details you shouldn’t share

By Kim Komando
To Facebook, your personal information is everything. The more the site has on you, the more money it can make from advertisers who want to target you. Unfortunately, there are some things you shouldn’t share online. These little factoids alone might ...

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