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2017
02.08

Technology Bytes Links – Feb 08, 2017

News

How to Keep Amazon Echo and Google Home From Responding to Your TV

Amazon’s cashier-free Go stores may only need six human employees

New experiments harness satellite communications for wireless networks, show fiber-class speeds in results

U.S. Visitors May Have to Hand Over Social Media Passwords: DHS

The Next Big Blue-Collar Job Is Coding

Beware: Most Mobile VPNs Aren’t as Safe as They Seem

House Republicans Just Voted to Eliminate the Only Federal Agency That Makes Sure Voting Machines Can’t Be Hacked

Trump’s FCC Is Quietly Gutting Efforts To Keep The Internet Affordable

How Net Neutrality could get reversed (and what that means to you)

 

Bite of the Apple

Rumor: Apple could start production of iPhone 8 earlier than expected

The 2017 iPhone Could Cost Upwards of $1,000

 

Try Buy or Fry

IKEA to launch hackable, open-platform sofa that transforms with your needs

BLACKPODS AIRPODS

Best Buy is closing nearly half its Oculus VR demo stations, reportedly due to slow performance

What The Reviews Have To Say About FX’s New X-Men Show ‘Legion’

 

Weird Science

NASA Has Finally Built a Computer Chip To Survive on Venus

2017
02.02

Technology Bytes Podcast – February 1, 2017

2017
02.01

Technology Bytes Links – Feb 01, 2017

News

Tech sector bosses decry Trump immigration order on Muslim countries

Airbus is about to build a self-flying taxi

Charter’s Spectrum sued for slow internet speeds

Walmart kills its Amazon Prime-style shipping service

The Numbers Don’t Lie: Self-Driving Cars Are Getting Good

 

Bite of the Apple

iPhone 7 Plus is Most Popular ‘Plus’ Model Apple Has Released

Apple and Zeiss working together on augmented reality optics.

LG 5K display must be kept at least 2 meters away from Wi-Fi routers

 

Try Buy or Fry

GITA CARGO CARRYING ROBOT

MIT Made a Wearable That Knows How a Conversation’s Going

CAFE X COFFEE ROBOT

 

Weird Science

Spill-Proof Cups Aren’t Magic. They’re Physics!

Japan’s high-tech space junk collector might already be broken

2017
01.25

Technology Bytes Links – Jan 25, 2017

News

Tesla’s New ‘Autopilot’ Is Just the Start of a Critical Reboot

President Trump Reportedly Still Using His Favorite Unsecured Cellphone [Updated]

Samsung Finally Reveals Why the Note 7 Kept Exploding

Kaspersky Lab’s top investigator reportedly arrested in treason probe

Trump Staffers Are Reportedly Using Private Email Accounts

Android Malware Secretly Downloads and Purchases Apps from Google Play Store

 

Bite of the Apple

APFS is coming soon: iOS 10.3 will automatically upgrade your filesystem

Uncovered iOS 10.3 beta code hints at floating one-handed keyboard feature in the works for iPad owners

Rumor: iPhone 8 to receive OLED display, updated 3D Touch sensor hardware

 

Try Buy or Fry

Iconic British Phone Booths Turned into Office Pods

Amazon now has over 250 Dash Buttons for easy ordering

LOFREE KEYBOARD

 

Weird Science

Curiosity Finds An(other) Alien Visitor on Mars

New Measurements of the Universe Expanding Tell a Confusing Story

2017
01.18

Technology Bytes Links – Jan 18, 2017

News

Newly discovered Mac malware found in the wild also works well on Linux

Mozilla ditches the dinosaur, unveils new branding only a nerd could love

Assange weasels out of pledge to surrender if Manning received clemency

Mirai botnet creator unmasked as DDOS protection developer tempted by the dark side

 

Bite of the Apple

Second-Generation Apple Pencil Rumored for March of 2017

AT&T discontinues 2G network, ends cellular connectivity for first-gen iPhone

 

Try Buy or Fry

‘Super Mario Run’ will hit Android devices in March

‘Star Trek: Discovery’ faces an indefinite delay

Nintendo’s Switch won’t run ‘Zelda’ at 1080p

Scientists Develop Lithium-Ion Battery That Doesn’t Burst Into Flames

 

Weird Science

New ideas on gravity would vanquish dark matter

NASA’s Curiosity finds new water evidence in possible cracked mud

2017
01.12

Technology Bytes Podcast – Jan 11, 2017

2017
01.11

Technology Bytes News – Jan 11, 2017

News

Safari-get.com URL leads to new malware strain for macOS-based machines

Chevy Bolt named 2017 North American car of the year

Disk-wiping malware Shamoon targets virtual desktop infrastructure

Your Selfies Might Be Leaving You Vulnerable to Hackers

New project could see UK electric trains powered by off-grid solar

 

Bite of the Apple

Rumor: Apple to release three updated iPads in 2017

AirPods Have Captured One Quarter of Wireless Headphone Spending Since Launching

Rumor: Apple to opt for glass front and back with next-gen iPhone, perhaps use iPhone 4-style stainless steel frame

 

Try Buy or Fry

RAZER PROJECT VALERIE TRIPLE DISPLAY LAPTOP

POLAROID POP INSTANT CAMERA

MOTIV ACTIVITY TRACKING RING

CLASSIC MACINTOSH APPLE WATCH STAND

LEGO BOOST

 

Weird Science

Researchers discover that experimental Alzheimer’s drug causes teeth to regrow tissue lost to cavities

And the Winner of the Volcanic Event of 2016 Is…

The White House Wants Scientists to Explore Geoengineering

 

2017
01.05

Podcast for January 4, 2017

Welcome to our special “2017 The Year in Review So Far” episode!

2017
01.04

Technology Bytes Links – Jan 04, 2017

News

Will 2017 be the Armageddon for Online Ads?

Intel Core i7-7700K Kaby Lake review: Is the desktop CPU dead?

Google’s DeepMind AI has been secretly schooling online Go players

 

Bite of the Apple

Review: The AirPods are fine wireless headphones for a certain type of person

Rumor: Apple Watch Series 3 to see improvements in battery life, performance, no radical overhauls in the works

 

Try Buy or Fry

Kingston DataTraveler Ultimate GT 2TB is world’s largest capacity USB flash drive

With Hidden Figures, the World Finally Hears an Untold NASA Saga

KURI HOME ROBOT

SAMSUNG QLED TV

 

Weird Science

Dark Matter Hunters Are Hoping 2017 Is Their Year

Astronomers Pinpointed the Location of Multiple Weird Radio Bursts Beyond Our Galaxy

2016
12.29

Podcast for December 28, 2016