2015
07.01

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

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

2015
05.27

Technology Bytes Links – May 27, 2015

Top Story

Study: The Internet Has Finally Become TV

 

Other News

The Kindle Finally Gets Typography That Doesn’t Suck

Hot Topic is buying ThinkGeek

Thieves steal tax data for 100,000 from an IRS website

What are the odds of losing your job to automation? Find out here.

 

Bite of the Apple

Report: iOS 9 will be optimized for older devices, including iPhone 4S

Rumor: Next-gen iPhone to feature 12-megapixel Sony sensor with RGBW support

 

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Marvel’s universe gets a dedicated search engine for comic queries

 

Weird Science

A 12 Legged Pod You Can Ride

2015
05.20

Technology Bytes Links – May 20, 2015

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’

 

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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

Technology Bytes Links – May 13, 2015

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

 

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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

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

 

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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