2015
08.25

spock

We will be meeting 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.

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!

2015
08.27

Podcast For August 26, 2015

2015
08.26

News

‘Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain’ Style Review Events Are Part Of The Problem

Why Patent Trolls Go to East Texas

Facebook ‘Spam King’ pleads guilty after sending more than 27 million messages

A Peek Inside Mr. Robot’s Toolbox

GoGo receives FAA clearance for 70Mbps in-flight technology, hopes to deploy units later this year

mr. robot too current and real, postpones tonight’s finale

 

Bite of the Apple

Best Buy CEO announces Apple Watch will be available in all locations, cites other Apple-specific improvements

Apple initiates repair program to address blurry iPhone 6 Plus camera issue

Adobe will introduce a new Photoshop for iOS this October

 

Try Buy or Fry

Build your own Computer Control Panel

Sometimes, the best DIY projects are about excess. Which is exactly what Reddit user smashcuts went for in his computer control panel that controls everything from music to app launching. The control panel does all sorts of useful things alongside its ridiculous posturing. It can launch apps, control volume, change screen preferences, and more. It’s built using a ton of switches and LEDs, powered by an Arduino and a bunch of USB controllers. As absurd and complex as it is, it’s still surprisingly functiona

MIT’s Multi-Material 3-D Printer Isn’t Crazy-Expensive

Locked In: Behind the Scenes of the Escape Room Craze

All nine hours of The Hobbit’s extended trilogy will hit theaters in October

EXPLORIDE HEADS-UP CAR DISPLAY

 

Weird Science

This concrete dome home survived a wall of flames without a scorch mark

Reprogramming Cancer Cells Back to Normal Cells

2015
08.21

Podcast For August 19, 2015

2015
08.19

clock

News

Google’s modular Ara phone delayed

Windows 10 won’t run some older CD-ROM games, thanks to DRM

It’s About Damn Time: FCC Says Convention Centers Can’t Block Wifi

The debate on strong smartphone encryption

ashley madison’s loose lips

The Flash Storage Revolution Is Here

THE AGONIZINGLY SLOW DECLINE OF ADOBE FLASH PLAYER

SSDs have a problem: They’re getting too fast, too soon

 

Bite of the Apple

‘iPad Pro’ With Force Touch-Enabled Stylus Predicted to Enter Mass Production By October

Apple to Demote iPod Stock to Accessory Shelves In Retail Stores

Report: Apple’s efforts to build a live-TV service have stalled

 

Try Buy or Fry

Fossil details its Intel-powered wearables

Rejoice: Google Just Created a Stupidly Simple Wi-Fi Router

A New Paint Made From Glass Reflects the Sun To Cool Down Cars and Homes

Hack an Amazon Dash Button to Track Any Kind of Data You Want

Rorschach Clock

‘Star Wars’ Themed Lands Coming to Disney Parks

 

Weird Science

See a Newly-Released Image of Saturn’s Moon Dione

Chimps have entered the Stone age

Major publisher retracts 64 scientific papers in fake peer review outbreak

2015
08.13

Podcast For August 12, 2015

2015
08.12

Technology Bytes Links – Aug 12, 2015

News

Google is just one letter in the Alphabet now

oracle cso blogs: stop vuln scanning our code, we do that

U.S. Identifies Insider Trading Ring With Ukraine Hackers

Researchers Hacked a Model S, But Tesla’s Already Released a Patch

Google Announces It’s All Grown-Up With Alphabet’s New Logo

Is This Alphabet Thing All About Google’s Tesla Envy?

 

Bite of the Apple

Report: Apple’s next iPhone event happens on (or near) September 9th

Rumor: Apple to release “iPhone 6c” alongside “iPhone 6s” and “iPhone 6s Plus” handsets

Report: New Apple TV and SDK due in September, maybe for real this time

 

Try Buy or Fry

The makers of the Roomba just got government approval for a robot lawn mower

Verizon tests 10Gbps FiOS, says new fiber tech can go up to 80Gbps

 

Weird Science

The Best Meteor Shower of the Year Is Tonight, and Here’s How to Watch it

LIGHTNING CAN SHOCK ROCKS AT THE ATOMIC LEVEL

2015
08.05

Technology Bytes News – Aug 05, 2015

News

Hackers are installing malware on Macbooks — and there’s nothing you can do to stop them 

Hitchhiking Robot Lasts Just Two Weeks in US Because Humans Are Terrible

Toshiba and SanDisk Announce World’s First 256GB, 48-Layer NAND Memory Chip

Don’t get fooled into clicking phony Windows 10 upgrade emails

In about 7 months average web page size will be same as Doom install image

Google’s Nexus devices are getting monthly security updates

Reddit bans racist communities, ‘quarantines’ other offensive talk

 

Bite of the Apple

“Thunderstrike 2” rootkit uses Thunderbolt accessories to infect Mac firmware 

 

Try Buy or Fry

Tesla confirms Model X deliveries to begin by September 30

Google Fiber maps out biggest deployment yet in San Antonio

 

Weird Science

Scientists just discovered the building blocks of life on a comet

Sound Can Knock Drones Out of the Air

2015
08.05

Podcast For July 29, 2015

2015
07.29

Technology Bytes Links – Jul 29, 2015

News

How to disable Windows 10’s Wi-Fi Sense password sharing

95% OF ANDROID PHONES COULD BE HACKED WITH JUST ONE TEXT

IDC: iPad still king, but market for tablets shrinking 

Intel, Micron announce 3D XPoint memory project, cite speeds of 1,000x faster than NAND memory

 

Bite of the Apple

New Report Says Apple Was in Talks to Use BMW i3 as Basis for Electric Car Project

Rumor: Apple to introduce notebooks with Intel’s next-generation Skylake processors in Q4 2015

iPad Mini 4 Rumored to Be Smaller Version of iPad Air 2, A9-Based iPad Air 3 Still Possible for 2015

Apple Appears to Have Ditched Plans for 4-Inch ‘iPhone 6c’ in 2015

 

Try Buy or Fry

PSA: Windows 10 Isn’t a Risk-Free Upgrade

The Most Important Feature of Windows 10 May Seem Boring. It’s Actually Revolutionary

Step Out in These Intergalactic Star Wars Sneakers

 

 

Weird Science

The Fermi Paradox: We’re pretty much screwed…

How a New Spacesuit Will Help Us Live on Mars