2016
08.20

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

2016
08.17

News

Hackers Use Google’s Ad Network To Spread “Fake Login” Malware

Intel expects USB Type-C could help kill the 3.5mm audio jack

Suspected spycraft, not hacktivism, swirls around alleged NSA hack

NPR Website To Get Rid Of Comments

 

Bite of the Apple

Rumor: New Space Black iPhone 7 shots emerge

Rumor: Apple to ship 10.5-inch iPad Pro in 2017, introduce AMOLED iPad in 2018

256GB Storage Rumor Gaining Steam as iPhone 7 Launch Approaches

New Report Confirms ‘iPhone 7’ and ‘iPhone 7 Plus’ Names, Effectively Ending ‘iPhone 7 Pro’ Rumors

 

Try Buy or Fry

HP’s new Omen gaming PCs include a cube-shaped desktop

A Thermophotovoltaic Cell That Can Generate Electricity Even in the Dark

8 things you need to know about Duo, Google’s new video chat app

The Next Metal Gear Is a 4-Player Zombie Survival Game

 

Weird Science

New NASA data confirms July 2016 was the hottest month on record

2016
08.11

Podcast For August 10, 2016

DEFCON recap!

2016
08.10

News

FCC loses its bid to protect city-run broadband

Flash and Chrome

Vulnerable vibrator: Security researchers find flaw in connected toy

Don’t click on that: Google updates email warnings

Use the internet? This Linux flaw could open you up to attack

 

Bite of the Apple

Report: Thinner MacBook Pros to have touchscreen function keys, TouchID, more

Apple’s Notebook Shipments Rise 30% on Strength of New 12-Inch Retina MacBook

 

Try Buy or Fry

Netflix releases FAST Speed Test app for iOS, Android

Futurama search engine: Morbotron.com

Soylent’s New Creation Is Coffee and Breakfast in a Bottle

The White House’s New Facebook Messenger Bot Makes It Easy To Send A Message To Obama

Samsung’s massive 32TB SSD includes cutting-edge 3D chip technology

 

Weird Science

Humans may have taken different path into Americas than thought

Study reveals culprit behind Piltdown Man, one of science’s most famous hoaxes

2016
08.03

Podcast For August 3 , 2016

2016
08.03

Technology Bytes Links – Aug 03, 2016

News

Broadband industry tries again to kill net neutrality and Title II

Intel issues a full recall over Basis Peak fitness watches that may burn you

Why Does Using a Period in a Text Message Make You Sound Insincere or Angry?

 

Bite of the Apple

3GB of RAM Again Rumored for Next iPhone, Likely 5.5-Inch Model Only

Judge wipes out patent troll’s $625M verdict against Apple

MacBook Air With USB-C Again Rumored, Launch Timeframe Unclear

Rumor: Apple to release next-gen iPhone on Friday, September 16th, “iPhone 6SE” name in the running

 

Try Buy or Fry

New Gear VR Headset Gets USB-C and a Wider Field of View

VOLCANO GRILL

Create your own backyard geodesic dome with these super affordable DIY kits

Dropbox Paper, now in open beta, lets teams collaborate in the cloud

RetroPie allows you to turn your Raspberry Pi into a retro-gaming machine

Nintendo is bringing back the NES — only a little smaller.

A Weird New Segway Is Finally Making Hoverboards Legit

Why eat meat when you can eat a veggie burger that bleeds?

New solar-powered machine converts urine into beer

 

Weird Science

Goodbye, Philae: Rosetta’s comet lander lost forever

Dolly’s Clones Are Living Long, Healthy Lives

2016
07.27

Technology Bytes Links – Jul 27, 2016

News

Here’s What We Know About Russia and the DNC Hack

Why Does Using a Period in a Text Message Make You Sound Insincere or Angry?

 

Bite of the Apple

MacBook Air With USB-C Again Rumored, Launch Timeframe Unclear

Snowden designs device to warn when an iPhone is ratting out users

Rumor: Apple to release next-gen iPhone on Friday, September 16th, “iPhone 6SE” name in the running

 

Try Buy or Fry

Retropie – Retro gaming on Raspberry Pi

Why eat meat when you can eat a veggie burger that bleeds?

A Weird New Segway Is Finally Making Hoverboards Legit

New solar-powered machine converts urine into beer

After delays, Lenovo finally ships its first OLED laptop

 

Weird Science

The Myth of Human Adult Neurogenesis?

Dolly’s Clones Are Living Long, Healthy Lives

Goodbye, Philae: Rosetta’s comet lander lost forever

2016
07.16

GeeK Gathering DEFCON Variation For August

Defcon

The first Friday of the month in August falls during The DEFCON Hacking Conference and most of the Technology Bytes crew will be in Vegas to attend the event. That means no Houston geek gathering for the month of August. We will resume the gatherings in the first Friday of September.

2016
07.14

We Interrupt This Broadcast

Stand By

Technology Bytes will be preempted on Wednesday, July 20 so that KPFT can bring you coverage of the Republican National Convention.