2016
01.06

Technology Bytes Links – Jan 06, 2016

News

Data recovered from floppy disks owned by Star Trek’s Roddenberry

Twitter Considers 10,000 character limit to Tweets

Why Small Webcasters may all die in 2016

Latest tech support scam stokes concerns Dell customer data was breached

Fatally weak MD5 function torpedoes crypto protections in HTTPS and IPSEC

 

Bite of the Apple

Supply Chain Rumors Reaffirm iPhone 7 Will Not Have Headphone Jack

 

Try Buy or Fry

BMW’s badass new i8 Spyder concept is packed with tech you can’t have yet

BMW’s concept motorcycle helmet has a heads-up display

TESLASUIT

CES: Akitio launches two-bay Thunder3 Duo Pro Thunderbolt 3 enclosure

Airbus Anti-Drone System

Unwanted unmanned aircraft in your airspace? Zap ‘em with a new anti-drone system from Airbus Defense and Space!

Volkswagen’s all-electric microbus concept is the ultimate hippie mobile

Oculus Rift started taking pre-orders today.

ASUS Announces First Portable 15.6-Inch USB-C Display

 

Weird Science

Millions of Small Asteroids That Could Threaten Our World Remain Uncatalogued

1700s era ship was found in a construction area in Alexandria,

 

2015
12.31

Podcast For December 30, 2015

The final episode of Technology Bytes – for 2015. Talking about Fallout4, Internet of Things and All-in-one Game Emulators.

2015
12.30

Geek Gathering – Friday, January 8

It’s finally getting cold in Houston so bundle up and join us!

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!

2015
12.30

Technology Bytes Links – Dec 30, 2015

News

REAMS OF US VOTER INFO APPEAR TO BE JUST SITTING ONLINE

About 94% of cars will still be powered by fossil fuels in 2040, report says

Indoor farming: Good for cannabis, not so good for food

New Wireless Tech Will Free Us From the Tyranny of Carriers

 

Bite of the Apple

Rumor: Apple looking into waterproof materials, antenna-concealing design for iPhone 7

‘iPhone 6c’ Said to Have Slightly Larger Battery Than iPhone 5s and 2GB of RAM

Is the iPhone getting a new screen?

 

Try Buy or Fry

OpenEmu, the All-In-One Game Emulator, Adds Support for PlayStation, Nintendo 64, and More

The Internet of Things Is Everywhere, But It Doesn’t Rule Yet

Ford concept turns your car wheel into an electric unicycle

PINE MINI COMPUTER

THE FIRST LOOK AT THE SECOND GOOGLE GLASS

 

Weird Science

Contagious Strains of Cancer May Be More Common Than We Thought

2015
12.24

Podcast For December 23, 2015

Krampus, Christmas, Star Wars, console and computer gaming an much more on this holiday edition of Technology Bytes.
And of course, the “song”

2015
12.23

Technology Bytes Links – Dec 23, 2015

News

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now the fastest film to make $300 million

Hackers are scaring companies into respecting your privacy

The first website went online 25 years ago (December 20th)

Blockchain, its new rival, and their future in the enterprise

T-MOBILE “BINGE ON” VIDEO STREAMING PROGRAM ACCUSED OF THROTTLING TRAFFIC TO YOUTUBE

MIT’S NEW BLOCKCHAIN PROJECT ENIGMA WANTS TO LET YOU SHARE YOUR DATA ON YOUR TERMS

 

Bite of the Apple

Rumor: China Mobile product roadmap indicates 4-inch “iPhone 7c” for 2016

Rumor: Apple developing higher-quality audio file format for use in 2016

 

Try Buy or Fry

Google will reportedly challenge Facebook with an intelligent messaging app

Google is testing a way for users to log in without a password

A Google-Ford Self-Driving Car Project Makes Perfect Sense

PHP 7 in Production

The Beatles will be streaming almost everywhere starting Christmas Eve

Microsoft’s ginormous Surface Hub gets another delay—and a $2,000 price increase

Google Play’s holiday sale slashes prices on games and apps, offers three months of music streaming for $1

 

Weird Science

NASA Suspends Next Mission to Mars

ORNL achieves milestone with plutonium-238 sample

Bacteria that resist ‘last antibiotic’ found in UK

2015
12.21

It’s Krampus Time again!

2015
12.17

Podcast for December 16, 2015

It’s all about the drones, self-driving cars and WordPress’ move to Node.js in this episode of Technology Bytes!

 

2015
12.16

Technology Bytes Links – Dec 16, 2015

News

90:9:1 – the odd ratio that technology keeps creating

Police Are Putting GPS Trackers in Every Object You Can Imagine

New Hacking Group Threatening Xbox Live and PSN with DDoS Attacks for Christmas

CONGRESS SLIPS CISA INTO A BUDGET BILL THAT’S SURE TO PASS

You Can Break Into a Linux System by Pressing Backspace 28 Times. Here’s How to Fix It

Donald Trump wants to shut off the Internet

Hackers actively exploit critical vulnerability in sites running Joomla

 

Bite of the Apple

No 3D Touch for iPad Air 3 Due in First Half of 2016, iPhone 7’s 3D Touch Tech Similar to iPhone 6s

 

Try Buy or Fry

WordPress Announces Migration to Node.js

Hyundai teases the Ioniq, its first all-electric vehicle

Sneak Better Refreshments Into a Star Wars Screening With a Secret Lightsaber Flask

7 Ways Cities Will Get Better When Driverless Cars Hit the Streets

BLACK EMBER MODULAR BACKPACK

Jackfish Survival credit card holder

 

Weird Science

SpaceX Hyperloop Pod Design Weekend at Texas A&M University

THE OFFICIAL SPACEX HYPERLOOP POD COMPETITION

Physicists find new evidence for helium ‘rain’ on Saturn

Controversial test finds no sign of a holographic universe

Final NASA budget bill fully funds commercial crew and Earth science

2015
12.11

Podcast for December 9, 2015

Full crew in the studio this week – talking Star Wars and exploding hover boards amongst other geekery!