2015
07.23

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2015
07.22

Top Story

Hacks on the highway

 

Other News

The Lone Gunmen returning to The X-Files

So, Um, Starbucks May Be a Big Player in the Future of News

Bug in widely used OpenSSH opens servers to password cracking

Google receives notice to take down 127.0.0.1

 

Bite of the Apple

MACS UP, IPADS DOWN, AS APPLE BUCKS THE DEATH OF THE PC

Bug in latest version of OS X gives attackers unfettered root privileges

 

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Buffalo rolls out 10-drive Thunderbolt 2 RAID array holding up to 80TB 

Tesla adds “ludicrous mode” to Model S, now goes 0 to 60 in 2.8 seconds

 

Weird Science

‘Another Earth?': NASA hints at planetary discovery

TWENTY THINGS PEOPLE SAY DARK MATTER IS MADE OF

2015
07.15

News

WiFi devices will soon talk to each other before they connect

Mozilla Firefox temporarily blocks Flash by default

Because landlines are dying, VoIP providers must sell 24-hour batteries

Jade Helm Special report (parody)

 

Bite of the Apple

Apple Constraining iPod, iPad Mini 2 and iPad Air Inventory Sent to Third-Party Retailers

Apple Launches A8-Based iPod Touch With 8MP Camera, Adds New Nano and Shuffle Colors

Sketchy Report Claims No New iPad Air in 2015, One Last iPad Mini

 

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ProxyHAM now Unavailable

Pete mentioned this a few weeks ago. The official DEF CON statement is as follows: “Right now, there isn’t much information being made public about the proxyham talk cancellation. What statements there are indicate that development of the product is halted, current stock is being destroyed and the source and documentation are not going to be made available. If more information becomes available, we’ll share whatever we can.”

Comcast’s 2Gbps internet costs $300 per month with huge install fees

A $200 privacy device has been killed, and no one knows why

Commodore Pet!

New Commodore Smart Phone complete with a C64 emulator

Titan MFi-Certified Lightning Cable

SanDisk reveals SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick flash drive

 

Weird Science

Boeing patents laser-powered fusion-fission jet engine (that’s truly impossible)

Happy 120th birthday, Bucky Fuller!

Large Hadron Collider discovers new pentaquark particle

Pluto New Horizons mission: what happens next?

2015
07.08

Technology Bytes Show Links – Jul 08, 2015

Top Story

Cyber Armageddon is over – we think

 

Other News

The FBI Spent $775K on Hacking Team’s Spy Tools Since 2011

Even Mount Fuji is getting WiFi

Houston Spaceport

Major Adobe Flash security flaw discovered in Hacking Team leak

FBI chief tells Senate committee we’re doomed without crypto backdoors

Logitech is rebranding its newest products as ‘Logi’

 

Bite of the Apple

How to Configure OS X to Protect Your Privacy

Apple’s next iPhone will have a Force Touch display, says WSJ

Apple Introduces Revamped Two-Factor Authentication for iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan

The week in “iPhone 6S” rumors: Same body, faster LTE, still 16GB

 

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The First USB-C Battery That Can Charge a Laptop at Full Speed

Download Over 240 Free Technical eBooks from Microsoft

The Best USB Battery Pack for Travel

Best solar battery charger

LED Lanterns

7 off the grid chargers

 

Weird Science

New Horizons: Pluto map shows ‘whale’ of a feature

2015
07.01

Technology Bytes Links – Jul 01, 2015

News

When Twitter Q&As Backfire Disastrously 

Beware, VPN users: You may not be as safe as you think you are

Intel’s first Skylake chips coming in first week of August

Feds hunt for suspects in California internet backbone attack

 

Bite of the Apple

‘iPhone 6s’ to Support Faster Download Speeds With Improved Qualcomm LTE Modem

AppleCare will replace your battery once it drops to 80% of its capacity

Latest OS X update allows you to enable TRIM for third-party SSDs

 

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TITANIUM POCKET BIT

This Online Anonymity Box Puts You a Mile Away From Your IP Address

 

Weird Science

Rosetta’s Comet Is Developing Giant Sinkholes Before Our Eyes

SpaceX launch failure blamed on upper stage oxygen tank

2015
06.24

Technology Bytes Links – Jun 24, 2015

News

The Pentagon is prepping a space war center

NASA Working With National Nuclear Security Administration On Plan To Use Nukes On Doomsday Asteroid

Single-catalyst water splitter from Stanford produces clean-burning hydrogen 24/7

 

Bite of the Apple

Apple Store Stops Selling The Original iPad Mini

Apple initiates 3TB Hard Drive Replacement Program for 3TB hard drives shipped with some 27-inch iMacs

Apple Music picks up major indie labels following Taylor Swift kerfuffle

 

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Amazon Prime’s first wave of HDR videos is here

Microsoft’s Office apps officially launch for (some) Android phones

WACKY THREE-WHEELERS GET MORE OLD-SCHOOL BY GOING ELECTRIC

FLOATING RECORD VERTICAL TURNTABLE

ROOST’S SMART BATTERY AIMS TO BE A NEST ALTERNATIVE

Lexus unveils luxury SLIDE hoverboard

Monoprice’s New Action Cam Packs a Wearable Viewfinder For Just $180

 

Weird Science

‘Organs-on-chips’ wins design award

This Huge Wind Turbine Floating on Water Is Fukushima’s Energy Solution

HOW NASA BROKE THE GENDER BARRIER IN STEM

2015
06.17

Technology Bytes News – Jun 17, 2015

News

The Only Internet Most Cubans Know Fits in a Pocket and Moves by Bus

New exploit turns Samsung Galaxy phones into remote bugging devices

AT&T May Owe $100 Million for Selling Unlimited Data Plans That Weren’t Actually Unlimited

Research team finds major zero-day security flaws in both iOS, OS X operating systems

Cardinals Investigated for Hacking Into Astros’ Database

Reddit announces it will encrypt site traffic data

 

Bite of the Apple

Larger iPad Hinted At By iOS 9 Scalable Software Keyboard

Why Apple Should Kill Off the Mac

You Can Now Reserve An Apple Watch To Buy In-Store

 

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Fallout 4 Offers Players A Real-Life Pip-Boy, And Fallout Shelter Hits iOS

Amazon announces new Kindle Paperwhite with a high-resolution screen

 

Weird Science

After months of silence, Philae lander suddenly makes contact 

Why a Return Trip Feels Shorter than the Trip There

Here Is the World’s First Engine Driven by Nothing But Evaporation

2015
06.10

News

Software Is Eating The Job Market

The Future of Food Is Food

How Android Is Becoming the New Windows

Wi-Fi Charging Works, But It Can’t Really Power Your Phone

If this is the beginning of the end of Reddit, then Reddit deserves to die

GOOD FOR LUGGAGE MANUFACTURERS, BAD FOR TRAVELERS: CARRY-ON BAG SIZE TO SHRINK BY 21%

The Death Of The Von Neumann Architecture

Funding The Web With Ads: This Outdated Model Has To Go

The Typographer Whose Elegant Work Shaped Your Emoji

 

Bite of the Apple

Why The iPad Pro Is More Likely Than Ever

iOS 9 Extends Continuity Phone Call Features to Cellular Connections

Apple to require 6-digit passcodes on newer iPhones, iPads under iOS 9

Apple announces Swift 2, promises programming language will go open source in the near future

 

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Watch the US Navy test its electromagnetic jet fighter catapult

Sony launches 42.4MP ?7R II interchangeable lens camera Read more: http://www.macnn.com/articles/15/06/10/advanced.model.capable.of.4k.video.boasts.wide.iso.128998/#ixzz3chuyxn00

Microsoft’s Surface Hub pen display costs from $6,999 to $19,999

Who Cares About a Monopoly When There’s a Game About Making Tacos?

 

Weird Science

Scientists work out how to wire up your brain

Platinum ‘nano-raspberries’ may hold the key to methanol fuel cells

A water droplet computer is more useful than you think

2015
06.07

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2015
06.03

Technology Bytes Links – Jun 03, 2015

News

People who work in offices should stand for 2 hours a day

Microsoft announces June 29th launch date for Windows 10

US airport screeners missed 95% of weapons, explosives in undercover tests

 

Bite of the Apple

Redesigned Apple TV Not Ready for WWDC Debut

Thunderbolt 3 specification announced, will be housed within USB-C cabling

New exploit leaves most Macs vulnerable to permanent backdooring

 

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Amazon Prime now comes with free same-day delivery in some areas

ARE YOU READY TO RECEIVE POO ALERTS FROM YOUR CHILD’S DIAPER?

Apple TV Confirmed as Central Hub for Remotely Controlling HomeKit-Enabled Accessories

RIPSAW EV2 LUXURY TANK

Prototype of HP’s futuristic ‘Machine’ coming next year

 

Weird Science

Chemists discover key reaction mechanism behind the highly touted sodium-oxygen battery

Large Hadron Collider gets back to running science experiments