2017
02.15

All Good Things Must Come To An End

After 22 years we have decided to bring the show to a close. Our last episode will be Wednesday, March 1st. While we’re sad to say goodbye, we have come to the decision that it’s time to move on to other things.

It’s been an amazing run and we are truly grateful for the opportunity we have had over the years to share our enthusiasm for technology with the City of Houston here on KPFT and to the world via the live stream and podcast.

We’ll be having one last geek gathering on March 3rd so keep an eye out for that announcement.

We invite you to tune in to the final shows. You’re especially welcome to call in and share your memories of Technology Bytes over the years.

2017
03.02

Technology Bytes Podcast – March 1, 2017 – FINAL SHOW

The final episode of Technology Bytes. It was a show for the ages. So many people stopped by the station and called in to wish us well and reminisce about the last 22 years.
Tears and laughter all around.

Thank you to everyone who has participated in any way.

Whether as a listener, a caller, a volunteer or simply a supporter of our efforts. It means so much to all of us and we could not have done it without you.

2017
02.23

Technology Bytes Podcast – February 22, 2017

The penultimate show – one more program is left in our run.

 

2017
02.22

Technology Bytes Links – Feb 22, 2017

News

Sorry, Y’All—Humanity’s Nearing an Upgrade to Irrelevance

Five Tiny Ways Nano-Science will Change Our Lives

UPS launches an autonomous drone from a delivery truck

Toyota Building a Hydrogen Powered Utopia

Suicide Robot Boat Blamed for Attack on Warship

 

Bite of the Apple

Report: Apple launching four new iPads in March

iPhone 8 Will Include ‘Revolutionary’ Front Camera With 3D Sensing Abilities

New Touchscreen for ‘Apple Watch Series 3’ Said to Enter Production Later This Year

Apple’s spaceship campus will open in April as ‘Apple Park’

 

Try Buy or Fry

SOLAR DREAM CATAMARAN

FLTER SECURE ROUTER

SCRUBBA LAUNDRY WASHING BAG

Netflix’s Mystery Science Theater revival will be out in April

 

Weird Science

Pluto’s planetary purgatory may soon come to an end

2017
02.16

Technology Bytes Podcast – February 15, 2017

2017
02.15

Technology Bytes 404 Not Found Party – Friday, March 3

After 22 years Technology Bytes is signing off. This will be our last geek gathering and a chance to say goodbye to everyone who has supported the show over the years.

Join us at 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.

2017
02.15

Technology Bytes Links – Feb 15, 2017

News

IBM’s hub for wearables could shorten your hospital stay

Weather app works even when disaster takes out the network

Get Ready for Your Computer to be Taken Hostage

 

Bite of the Apple

Rumor: Apple to release 5-inch iPhone 8 model, may sell wireless charging technology separately

New Mac malware pinned on same Russian group blamed for election hacks

Many Apple Watch Models ‘Sold Out’ Ahead of Possible Spring Band Refresh

iPhone 8 to Feature 5.8-Inch OLED Display With 5.15-Inch Main Screen and Virtual Buttons Below

 

Try Buy or Fry

Google Assistant can share your personal info in Allo chats

Microsoft will unveil Xbox Project Scorpio on June 11th

Microsoft drone simulator helps you prevent real-world crashes

 

Weird Science

Accidental Creation of a New Material That can Capture Water from Air

2017
02.09

Technology Bytes Podcast – February 8, 2017

2017
02.08

ReelAbilities Houston presents ReelPeople: UP Abilities An Extraordinary Evening With Extraordinary Speakers

 

Thursday, February 16, 2017
Space is limited. Registration required.
Rice University Shepherd School of Music | 6:15 pm: Reception | 7:00 pm: Program
ReelAbilitiesHouston.org/tickets.php

2017
02.08

Technology Bytes Links – Feb 08, 2017

News

How to Keep Amazon Echo and Google Home From Responding to Your TV

Amazon’s cashier-free Go stores may only need six human employees

New experiments harness satellite communications for wireless networks, show fiber-class speeds in results

U.S. Visitors May Have to Hand Over Social Media Passwords: DHS

The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding

Beware: Most Mobile VPNs Aren’t as Safe as They Seem

House Republicans Just Voted to Eliminate the Only Federal Agency That Makes Sure Voting Machines Can’t Be Hacked

Trump’s FCC Is Quietly Gutting Efforts To Keep The Internet Affordable

How Net Neutrality could get reversed (and what that means to you)

 

Bite of the Apple

Rumor: Apple could start production of iPhone 8 earlier than expected

The 2017 iPhone Could Cost Upwards of $1,000

 

Try Buy or Fry

IKEA to launch hackable, open-platform sofa that transforms with your needs

BLACKPODS AIRPODS

Best Buy is closing nearly half its Oculus VR demo stations, reportedly due to slow performance

What The Reviews Have To Say About FX’s New X-Men Show ‘Legion’

 

Weird Science

NASA Has Finally Built a Computer Chip To Survive on Venus