2016
10.27

Podcast For October 26 , 2016

2016
10.26

Technology Bytes November Geek Gathering

geekgathering

We will be meeting 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
10.26

Technology Bytes Links – Oct 26, 2016

News

Google Fiber division cuts staff by 9%, “pauses” fiber plans in 10 cities

Google Pixel cameras are experiencing excessive lens flare

Refreshing your browser made that huge DDoS attack seem much worse

Friday’s DDoS attack came from 100,000 infected devices

Mr. Robot’s Mobile Hacking Go Bag
 

Bite of the Apple

Apple Said to Debut Three Glass-Backed iPhone 8 Models, Including New 5-Inch Size, in 2017

Apple Delays AirPods, October Launch No Longer Happening

Apple leaks next-gen MacBook Pro image with macOS 10.12.1 Sierra update, confirms OLED-based “Magic Touchbar”

 

Try Buy or Fry

Look at Microsoft’s Fancy Surface Studio All-in-One PC

The 10 Coolest Features Coming to Windows 10

GOOGLE JAMBOARD

HERMAN MILLER AERON REMASTERED CHAIR

 

Weird Science

Latest dark matter searches leave scientists empty-handed

Software Error Implicated in Crash of Mars Lander

2016
09.29

Podcast For September 28 , 2016

2016
09.28

Technology Bytes Links – Sep 28, 2016

News

802.3bz – faster NbaseT on existing cat-5e/6/7 cables

‘No Man’s Sky’ is being investigated for false advertising

Feds: Beware of Samsung’s Exploding Washing Machines

 

Bite of the Apple

Fix your headphone dongles with iOS 10.0.2

Echoes of Amazon as Apple reportedly pursues standalone Siri device

Apple Likely Aiming for Late October Launch of Redesigned MacBook Pro

Apple Tracks Who You Contact on Messages, Stores Logs for 30 Days

Komplex trojan surfaces for macOS, thought to exploit vulnerability in MacKeeper antivirus software

 

Try Buy or Fry

Arduino is making an Internet of Things kit with your help

BLUE RASPBERRY MICROPHONE

KANO DIY GADGET KITS

SNAPCHAT SPECTACLES

Celebrate National Drink Beer Day with these bizarre brews

 

Weird Science

Student discovers a way to destroy superbug bacteria without antibiotics

Elon Musk’s Mars metropolis: Insane but not impossible

2016
09.25

Geek Gathering – Friday, October 7

pumpkin

It’s finally fall! Time for some (hopefully) cooler weather.

We will be meeting 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
09.22

Podcast For Septtember 21 , 2016

2016
09.21

Technology Bytes Links – Sep 21, 2016

The Argument Sketch using Old School Speech Synthesizers

News

Why Is American Internet So Slow?

HP detonates its timebomb: printers stop accepting third party ink en masse

T-Mobile’s 5G speed is mind-bogglingly faster than Verizon

AT&T reveals AirGig: multi-gigabit wireless broadband that uses power lines

Here’s how small the North Korean Internet is

 

As Elections Loom, Officials Debate How to Protect Voting From Hackers

 

Bite of the Apple

Some users experiencing connectivity glitches with Lightning-based EarPods, Apple promises forthcoming fix

DisplayMate publishes full review of iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus cameras, gives new hardware top marks

Some iPhone 7 users report hissing sounds, no clear cause named as of yet

Should I Upgrade to macOS Sierra?

 

Try Buy or Fry

krampus version of elf on the shelf 

Polaroid’s digital camera with inkless printing ships in October

NIGHT SHIFT ELECTRIC MOTORCYCLES

D-Wave will ship a 2,000-qubit quantum computer next year

Hamdog, A Tasty Combination of a Hamburger and a Hot Dog in One Bun

Pokémon chief says Nintendo’s NX is both handheld and console

 

Weird Science

Where We Will Grow Food After We Scorch the Earth 

China’s Tiangong-1 space station ‘out of control’ and will crash to Earth

2016
09.15

Podcast For September 14 , 2016

2016
09.14

Technology Bytes Links – Sep 14, 2016

News

bruce schneier scares the internet

The World’s Most Sophisticated ATM Skimmers Are Starting to Appear in America

iPhone 7 Lines Start Growing Ahead of Friday’s Launch

New York: Don’t use your Galaxy Note 7 on the subway

Apple releases watchOS 3 update

Star Trek: Discovery Has Been Delayed Until May 2017

The Feds Will Soon Be Able to Legally Hack Almost Anyone

 

Bite of the Apple

The 11 iMessage Apps You Should Download First

iOS 10 reviewed: There’s no reason not to update

Apple releases tvOS 10 update

 

Try Buy or Fry

Giant E Ink Screens Turn Trucks Into Dynamic Rolling Billboards

WAZER WATERJET CUTTER

Self-driving Ubers are now arriving in Pittsburgh

CATERHAM SEVEN SPRINT

We Drive the $30K Chevy Bolt, GM’s Tesla-Walloping Electric Car

This New Electric Bus Can Drive 350 Miles on One Charge

What’s with the new look at Ars Technica?

 

Weird Science

We Finally Know What This Big Red Splotch on Pluto’s Moon Is

The Sixth Mass Extinction Will Be Like Nothing In Earth’s History