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Our daily Q&A with KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid. On air: Monday-Friday at 3:50 p.m.
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Magid Tech Report: Samsung Galaxy S5 Review

April 18, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says Samsung’s Galaxy S5 has a great camera, both for photos and videos, but the highly anticipated Android smartphone does not offer major improvements over the S4.
Magid Tech Report: Samsung Galaxy S5 Review
April 18, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says Samsung’s Galaxy S5 has a great camera, both for photos and videos, but the highly anticipated Android smartphone does not offer major improvements over the S4.
Magid Tech Report: Facebook Releasing App To Track Friends
April 18, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid reports that Facebook is introducing a new app called Nearby Friends that helps people track down their friends in the real world.
Magid Tech Report: Project Ara
April 16, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that Google has plans for a new, customizable smartphone called Project Ara.
Tech Report: Is Google Glass’ One-Day Sale Hype?
April 15, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid tells us why Google’s polarizing tech device, normally available by invite only, went on sale to the public for a day and gives his opinion on the price tag.
Magid Tech Report: How to Prevent Identity Theft
April 14, 2014
With identity theft on the rise, KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid outlines key ways for everyone to make sure their ID doesn’t get stolen.
Magid Tech Report: Can Amazon Be A Smart Phone Contender?
April 11, 2014
KCBS technology analyst Larry Magid says any device Amazon unveils later this year would almost certainly make it easy to buy things from Amazon.com. And a cheap, unlocked phone might make a small dent in an already crowded marketplace.
Magid Tech Report: More Heartbleeding with Vulnerability
April 10, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the Heartbleed bug brings up problems to people's vulnerability, created by companies that they interact with online.
Larry Magid: The Heartbleed Virus
April 10, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that Internet-security experts have discovered a new virus, called Heartbleed, that could have helped hackers steal passwords and other sensitive data from websites
Larry Magid: Heartbleed Bug Puts Passwords, Credit Card Info At Risk
April 9, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said a widespread warning has been issued by security experts, who say people should change all of their passwords because of a threat called the ‘Heartbleed’ bug.
Larry Magid Tech Report: New Twitter Interface Looking More Like Facebook
April 8, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that Twitter is rolling out its new interface and explains why it looks a lot like Facebook and what users should expect.
Magid Tech Report: Time to Get Your Windows Upgrade
April 7, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that Microsoft will no longer offer support for its Windows XP operating system and if users don’t want to endanger their computers, they’d better get the upgrade.
Magid Tech Report: Wave Goodbye to the Nest Smoke Alarm
April 4, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that Nest Labs is stopping the sales of its high-tech smoke alarm after discovering that owners could unintentionally deactivate it by waving their hand.
Magid Tech Report: The Anti-Social Network
April 3, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid talks about Cloak, an app that helps you avoid people and actually warns you when people you know are near.
Magid Tech Report: Amazon Gets In the Streaming Market
April 2, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that Amazon is introducing a streaming video set-top box for TVs, similar to Roku, but that it has a remote control you talk into.
Larry Magid: Google Plus Adds Page View Counter
April 1, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains the reason why Google Plus is adding a view counter to profile pages.
Magid Tech Report: Apple’s Texting and Walking Invention
March 31, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid tells us what Apple is working on to make it safer for people who like to text while they walk.
Magid Tech Report: HTC One (M8) Review
March 28, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid has the new HTC One (M8) smart phone in his hands and he’s very impressed with the company’s latest effort.
Magid Tech Report: Microsoft Finally Brings Office to iPad
March 27, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid talks about Microsoft’s decision to make its Office program available on Apple’s iPad, but says the company may be too late.
Magid Tech Report: Where’s the Emoji Diversity?
March 26, 2014
KCBS’ Technology Analyst says Apple’s emoticon application, Emoji, is responding to claims of a lack of ethnic diversity in their faces by creating some new ones.
Larry Magid: Amazon Customers Cash-In With e-Book Settlement?
March 25, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains why Amazon customers are receiving cash credit from an e-book settlement.
Magid Tech Report: Anonymous Facebook Apps
March 24, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid talks about new apps that allow people to post to Facebook and Twitter anonymously, but warns of the downfalls of anonymous online posts.
Magid Tech Report: Twitter Turns 8!
March 21, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that Twitter is officially 8 years old, and to help celebrate the occasion they released an app that lets you see people’s first tweets.
Magid Tech Report: Cheap Health Tracking Technology
March 20, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says expensive doesn’t always mean better when it comes to smart watches and other devices that help track your health, now that more products are available.
Magid Tech Report: Airbnb Sex Party Eviction
March 19, 2014
KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid says that several tenants who have offered their apartments on Airbnb are being evicted for violating lease terms, even if they don’t know what their housing is being used for.
Tech Report: Online Service Simplifies Covered California Options
March 18, 2014
KCBS and Technology Analyst Larry Magid explains how Stride Health is aiming to make it easier for the uninsured to pick out a Covered California health insurance policy.