2016
09.22

Podcast For Sept 21 , 2016

2016
09.21

The Argument Sketch using Old School Speech Synthesizers

News

Why Is American Internet So Slow?

HP detonates its timebomb: printers stop accepting third party ink en masse

T-Mobile’s 5G speed is mind-bogglingly faster than Verizon

AT&T reveals AirGig: multi-gigabit wireless broadband that uses power lines

Here’s how small the North Korean Internet is

 

As Elections Loom, Officials Debate How to Protect Voting From Hackers

 

Bite of the Apple

Some users experiencing connectivity glitches with Lightning-based EarPods, Apple promises forthcoming fix

DisplayMate publishes full review of iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus cameras, gives new hardware top marks

Some iPhone 7 users report hissing sounds, no clear cause named as of yet

Should I Upgrade to macOS Sierra?

 

Try Buy or Fry

krampus version of elf on the shelf 

Polaroid’s digital camera with inkless printing ships in October

NIGHT SHIFT ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLES

D-Wave will ship a 2,000-qubit quantum computer next year

Hamdog, A Tasty Combination of a Hamburger and a Hot Dog in One Bun

Pokémon chief says Nintendo’s NX is both handheld and console

 

Weird Science

Where We Will Grow Food After We Scorch the Earth 

China’s Tiangong-1 space station ‘out of control’ and will crash to Earth

2016
09.15

Podcast For September 14 , 2016

2016
09.14

News

bruce schneier scares the internet

The World’s Most Sophisticated ATM Skimmers Are Starting to Appear in America

iPhone 7 Lines Start Growing Ahead of Friday’s Launch

New York: Don’t use your Galaxy Note 7 on the subway

Apple releases watchOS 3 update

Star Trek: Discovery Has Been Delayed Until May 2017

The Feds Will Soon Be Able to Legally Hack Almost Anyone

 

Bite of the Apple

The 11 iMessage Apps You Should Download First

iOS 10 reviewed: There’s no reason not to update

Apple releases tvOS 10 update

 

Try Buy or Fry

Giant E Ink Screens Turn Trucks Into Dynamic Rolling Billboards

WAZER WATERJET CUTTER

Self-driving Ubers are now arriving in Pittsburgh

CATERHAM SEVEN SPRINT

We Drive the $30K Chevy Bolt, GM’s Tesla-Walloping Electric Car

This New Electric Bus Can Drive 350 Miles on One Charge

What’s with the new look at Ars Technica?

 

Weird Science

We Finally Know What This Big Red Splotch on Pluto’s Moon Is

The Sixth Mass Extinction Will Be Like Nothing In Earth’s History

2016
09.11

Podcast For August 31 , 2016

2016
09.07

Technology Bytes Links – Sep 07, 2016

News

Project Ara’s death is bad news for the weird side of Google

AT&T Squeezes Net Neutrality With Free Ride For DirecTV

The iPhone 7: More Camera, More Colors, Less Headphone Jack

Apple Watch Series 2 Improves a Tick With GPS

Why quantum computing has the cybersecurity world white-knuckled

Trump Finally Says Something Coherent About ‘the Cyber’

 

Bite of the Apple

Siri, Apple Watch unlocking, and more comes with macOS Sierra on Sept 20th

Apple kills 16GB storage option for iPad Air 2 and Mini 4, drops Pro prices

 

Try Buy or Fry

BUDNITZ MODEL E ELECTRIC BIKE

Sony Announces Three New Bluetooth Headphones

PLAYSTATION 4 PRO

Upcoming Movies

Replicas – Keanu Reeves The movie will follow a scientist who becomes obsessed with bringing back his dead family members following a tragic traffic accident. The film is being directed by Tanya Wexler with a story written by Stephen Hamel (who just so happened to help produce John Wick).

 

Weird Science

Philae Has Been Found on the Comet’s Surface!

Study Shows Louisiana Floods a Result of Global Warming

2016
09.07

Podcast For August 24 , 2016

2016
08.24

Technology Bytes Links – Aug 24, 2016

News

When Will Your Phone Get Android Nougat? It Might Be a While

People will lie to robots to avoid hurting their feelings

Italian earthquake victims asked to disable WiFi passwords

Google is using artificial intelligence to compress images better than JPEG

Google Fiber flips the switch on super-fast internet in Salt Lake City

This Android botnet relies on Twitter for its commands

 

Bite of the Apple

Report: Battery concerns will keep LTE out of the next Apple Watch

Growing Number of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Devices Affected by Insidious ‘Touch Disease’

Rumor: Apple to include curved OLED screen in high-end 2017 iPhone

macOS Sierra Code Confirms Thunderbolt 3 and 10Gb/s USB 3.1 Transfer Speeds in Future Macs

Fake ‘iPhone 6 SE’ Packaging Surfaces Online

 

Try Buy or Fry

Scoop’ might be Samsung’s itty-bitty Amazon Echo competitor

TESLA MODEL S P100D

Ingenious Power Tool Uses Machine Vision to Make Perfect Cuts

Visa-powered payment ring is now available to everyone

LEATHERMAN TREAD WEARABLE MULTI-TOOL

 

Weird Science

Test for Damp Ground at Mars’ Seasonal Streaks Finds None, Reports NASA JPL

How Life Could Survive on the Newly Discovered Exoplanet Proxima B

2016
08.20

DEFCON 24 Debrief Geek Gathering – Friday, September 2

Defcon

The first Geek Gathering after DEFCON is always a treat. We’ll be sharing some of the things we learned and experienced this year at the world’s largest hacking convention.

Join us at our regular hangout, Khon’s Wine Darts And Coffee located at 2808 Milam.

There’s plenty of free parking and Khon’s offers a great beer and wine selection with many dining options nearby.

The event starts around 7:30 and goes until ?

You don’t have to be a geek to attend. Heck, you don’t even have to be a current listener of the show. This event is a casual meet-up for anyone interested in technology or social media in all its forms and a great opportunity to just hang out with like minded individuals.

There is no need to RSVP, but if you have a Facebook account you can let us know you’re coming at the Facebook Event Page

We hope to see you there!

2016
08.18

Podcast For August 17 , 2016