WAMU 88.5 : The Kojo Nnamdi Show

Computer Guys and Gal

Some employers demand Facebook passwords along with resumes from prospective job applicants. Ford sends thumbdrives out to 300,000 disgruntled car owners to fix software problems in new cars. And no, this is NOT an April Fools episode. The Computer Guys and Gal are back to explore surreal news from the world of tech, and take your questions.

Computer Guys And Gal Picks

What were they watching this month?


  1. Employers asking job candidates for Facebook passwords?

  2. Ford Fails UI Test

  3. How To Tell Good Websites From Dangerous Ones

  4. Integrating E-Books Into Classrooms

  5. Report-It-Now App

  6. Turning Your E-Waste Into Crafts

  7. Gate Guru
    What's available in your airport terminal? This app will tell you.

  8. Kayak
    For planning your spring vacation

  9. iExit Interstate Exit Guide
    Similar to Gate Guru, this app tells you what's coming up at the next exits on your road trip.


  1. If you dropped your iPhone, never fear - maybe you can repair it yourself

  2. Code Lessons For Youngsters

  3. The "Personal Cloud"

  4. Is Windows 8 the new Frankenstein?

  5. iPad Still King Of The Tablets

  6. Point And Counterpoint On iPad

  7. Is There A Monetary Value For a "Like?"

  8. Malware: From Desktop to Mobile To Tweets

  9. What Does Your Gaming Console Know About You?

  10. [The Downsides Of Hyperconnectivity](http://www.economist.com/node/215499040

  11. The Rise Of Mobile Banking


  1. An App For iCreeps?

  2. Ads Killing Android Battery Life

  3. Could Facebook Sue Employers Who Demand Employees' Passwords?

  4. Google's Retro April Fool's Prank

  5. General Entertainment Overtakes Online Gaming On Xbox 360

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