2015
05.20

Top Story

FBI: researcher admitted to hacking plane in-flight, causing it to “climb”

 

Other News

Let’s Call Out CSI: Cyber’s Hilariously Absurd Technobabble

HTTPS-protected connections at risk from ‘Logjam’ cryptographic attack

Spotify will play music, podcasts and video based on your mood

Google reportedly cutting photo service loose from stagnating Google+

Toyota Prius batteries being targeted by car thieves

 

New Segment: Bite of the Apple

Apple Releases New 15-Inch MacBook Pro With Force Touch and $1,999 27-Inch iMac With Retina Display

Apple Nixed Plans for Apple-Branded Television Set ‘More Than a Year Ago’

 

Try Buy or Fry

Here’s the high-end PC you’ll need to run the Oculus Rift

LG’s 55-inch ‘wallpaper’ OLED display hangs on the wall with magnets

NEXPAQ MODULAR SMARTPHONE CASE

YOTAPHONE 2 DUAL-SCREEN SMARTPHONE

 

Weird Science

Powerful magnetic shield will test the limits of physics

Blasting Off Today: A Satellite That Sails on Sunbeams

2015
05.13

News

The Mission To Save The Internet By Rewiring It From The Name Up

The proposal, called Named Data Networking, shifts the focus from the numbered locations of data—IP addresses like 174.16.254.1—to the very names of data—something like motherboard/stories/NDN/photo1

Have you turned it off and on again? 787 requires reboots

Venom VM bug called “perfect” for NSA, or for stealing bitcoins and passwords

 

New Segment: Bite of the Apple

Next A9-Based iPhone Predicted to Have 12MP Camera, 2GB RAM, Rose Gold and More, Mass Production in August

First Apple Watches With Link Bracelets Begin Shipping to Customers

Rumor: Apple exploring silver nanowire technology for 12.9-inch iPad

 

Try Buy or Fry

First Look: Microsoft Surface 3

$9 CHIP COMPUTER

 

Weird Science

Ceres RC3 Animation – See the “Bright spot” close up!

Mars Astronauts Could Suffer Brain Damage From Cosmic Rays

2015
05.06

Podcast For May 6, 2015

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Another fundraiser, but we exceeded the goal in under 45 minutes so there was plenty of time for a regular broadcast. Thanks to everyone for their support of the show!

2015
05.06

Technology Bytes Show Links – May 06, 2015

News

Department of Justice will review how it deploys cell phone snooping tech

Super secretive malware wipes hard drive to prevent analysis

 

New Segment: Bite of the Apple

Remote for Next-Generation Apple TV to Include ‘Touch Pad’ for Scrolling

Apple Preparing In-Store Pickup Option for Apple Watch

This is Nifty: Volkswagen developing Car-Net app for iOS devices

 

Try Buy or Fry

SMARTFLOWER SOLAR SYSTEM

Consumer version of Oculus Rift VR headset will arrive Q1 2016 

TESLA POWERWALL HOME BATTERY

 

Weird Science

Solar Impulse is gearing up for five-day solar-powered flight across the Pacific Ocean

House Republicans seek to slash millions in funding for NASA’s study of climate change

Everything You Need to Know About CRISPR, the New Tool that Edits DNA

2015
05.04

May the Fourth Be With You

A fun explanation of May the Fourth for anyone who doesn’t quite get it…

2015
04.30

Podcast For April 29, 2015

Yes, this was a fundraising episode. But we raised our goal in 30 minutes and it was a fun night.

2015
04.29

Technology Bytes Show Links – Apr 29, 2015

News

Microsoft brings Android, iOS apps to Windows 10

Microsoft Predicts 1 Billion Windows 10 Devices in 3 Years

Just-released WordPress 0day makes it easy to hijack millions of websites

 

New Segment: Bite of the Apple

Some Tattoos Found to Interfere With Apple Watch’s Sensors

IPAD GLITCH GROUNDS DOZENS OF AMERICAN AIRLINES FLIGHTS

 

Try Buy or Fry

CROSLEY REVOLUTION TURNTABLE

 

Weird Science

Astronomers discover 11 ‘runaway’ galaxies that are fleeing into intergalactic space

Falling to Earth: unmanned Russian spacecraft ‘has nowhere else to go’

2015
04.24

Podcast For April 22, 2015

2015
04.22

Show Links – Week of: Apr 22, 2015

Technology Bytes Links – Apr 22, 2015

Top Story

Is This Justice? Charging an Eighth Grader with a Felony for “Hacking”

 

Other News

The Worst Voting Machine in America

Its password? “Admin.”

Japan’s maglev train sets world record: 603 kph

Twitter updates abusive content policy, adds more anti-abuse tools

 

New Segment: Bite of the Apple

Researchers able to crash iOS devices through Wi-Fi router exploit

1,500 iOS apps have HTTPS-crippling bug. Is one of them on your device?

Apps downloaded two million times are vulnerable to trivial man-in-the-middle attacks.

UPS Tracking Numbers Start Trickling Out to Apple Watch Customers

 

Try Buy or Fry

POLAROID ZIP INSTANT MOBILE PRINTER

Intel Compute Stick Review: Don’t Buy It

SIO: Musical Pillow Sheets

 

Weird Science

Oldest fossils controversy resolved

HOW YOUR GRANDPARENTS’ LIVES AFFECT YOUR RESILIENCE TO STRESS

Everything Science Knows Right Now About Standing Desks

2015
04.22

Geek Gathering – Friday, May 1

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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!