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The Birth of a Nation, Summer Vacation

Its a summer extravaganza on the Family Tech Show! Everything you need to know about summer fun and safety is right here. And now there are even more reasons to sit back and enjoy the fireworks...

Hour 1:
Independence Day on the web. Viruses and other sneaky things on your computer. Backyard and pool essentials. Our first iTunes winner of the day! We take your calls at 1-866-99FAMILY, your emails at radio@familytechshow.com and your instant messages to screen names smartmaxradio and smartvicradio on AIM, Yahoo and Apple's iChat.

Hour 2:
More summer stuff for the kiddies. Who's taking on the iPod now? Jennifer reviews a challenging game. A Vic's Click and yet another iTunes winner! We take your calls at 1-866-99FAMILY, your emails at radio@familytechshow.com and your instant messages to screen names smartmaxradio and smartvicradio on AIM, Yahoo and Apple's iChat.

Hour 3:
Want to watch TV on your PC? Summertime myths dispelled. New devices to make your life easier, and more fuel efficient? Our last iTunes winner of the day! We take your calls at 1-866-99FAMILY, your emails at radio@familytechshow.com and your instant messages to screen names smartmaxradio and smartvicradio on AIM, Yahoo and Apple's iChat.

Vic's Click:
How Stuff Works

Links mentioned in show:

Independence Day on the Net: USA CityLink, Holidays on the Net, flag etiquette, US presidents
Send an ecard: Postcard Perfection, Hallmark

Pool and yard essentials: Sharper Image personal cooling system, Windchill oscillating misting fan, Misting Pole, Mosquito Magnet, other bug catchers, Leaps and Bounds Outdoor Fun Catalog, Coop sport smash paddle set, Aqua Golf Floating Green & Driving Mat, Store 'n Score Basketball, Poolguard Pool Alarm, Safety Turtle, Pool safety cover reviews

Summer stuff for kids: Summer crafts, science project for making ice cream, beach bowling, lawn dice, outdoor checkers

Summer Safety: West Nile Virus symptoms, how to avoid mosquito bites, Consumer Reports debunks summertime myths, fireworks safety

Recalls: Echo gas-powered yard tools, “T6” Titanium 6 Break Artillery Shell fireworks, Huffy “Cranbrook” Bicycles , “SMC” brand oscillating floor fans, childrens' zippered beach coverups by Samara or Carter's, Payless Shoesource Smart Fit™ and Teeny Toes™ Athletic Shoes, picture of Gravitron ride that requires extra safety inspections, Verizon LG battery, Dell notebook power adapters, HP notebooks

Other Tech links: Disable malicious Browser Helper Objects, what trojan programs do, buy movie tickets online, CNET universal remote reviews, extra Elvis info for TV Guide subscribers, virtual keyboard, picture of virtual keyboard

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