2016
12.08

A show that will live in infamy! New format including your calls!

2016
12.07

News

SSD Prices Skyrocket As NAND Shortage Deepens, HDD Shortage Looms As Components Become Scarce

Fitbit Buyout Will See Pebble’s Time 2 and Core Wearables Canceled, Refunds Issued

New super batteries could charge phones in seconds and electric cars in minutes

New Bluetooth devices will have faster speeds and longer range

Millions exposed to malvertising that hid attack code in banner pixels

 

Bite of the Apple

Apple launches online tool to determine eligibility for free iPhone 6s replacement battery to help avoid unexpected shutdowns

“Flickering” issue on 2016 MacBook Pro notebooks seems to be likely caused by third-party software

THE IPHONE 8 IS COMING. HERE’S WHAT WE KNOW SO FAR.

 

Try Buy or Fry

Review: Oculus Touch

MIT Research press the Way for Drones of All Shapes and Sizes

REVIEW: WACOM BAMBOO SLATE

REMARKABLE PAPER TABLET

T-Mobile announces Digits: one phone number for all your devices

 

Weird Science

NASA creates new climate-science mission

NASA’s Kepler Mission Discoveries Transform Drake’s Equation –“Humans Not the First Technological Civilization in the Universe”

Astronomers just calculated when a day on Earth will be 25 hours long

2016
12.07

When the show is on the air tonight (8 – 10 PM Central time) we will be taking calls as part of the show. If you have a question about technology or want Christmas gift tech ideas or have some other subject you want to bring up, give us a call at 713-526-5738 during the show!

2016
12.06

What do you think of this?

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Photo: Lloyd Alter/CC BY 2.0

Do you have any suggestions for News, Try,Buy or Fry items, or a call in discussion? Comment below or email news@geekradio.com and we’ll see about adding it to this weeks’s  show!

2016
12.01

Podcast For November 30 , 2016

Return of the call in show!

2016
11.24

Podcast For November 23 , 2016

2016
11.23

Technology Bytes Links – Nov 23, 2016

News

Hackers Were Stealing Credit Card Data From Madison Square Garden for Almost a Year

Be very skeptical of stolen election claims

Presidential Medal of Freedom awards go to top computer scientists

Hacked or Not, Audit This Election (And All Future Ones)

Great. Now Even Your Headphones Can Spy on You

 

Bite of the Apple

Donald Trump Tells Tim Cook He’ll Offer Apple ‘Very Large Tax Cut’ to Make Products in America

Apple reportedly limits Verizon iPhone 7 modem speed to match AT&T model

Report: Apple is formally abandoning its old, outdated AirPort routers

iOS developer creates functional version of “Doom” for the Touch Bar

An iPhone 4 Survived a Year at the Bottom of a Lake

 

Try Buy or Fry

Microsoft’s ‘Solitaire’ heads to iOS and Android

Watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade live in 360 degrees on YouTube

DASHBOT HANDSFREE CAR ASSISTANT

FIREFOX FOCUS

 

Weird Science

New technology makes solar panels 70% more efficient

After six months in orbit, that space inflatable habitat is holding up well

2016
11.23

Technology Bytes December Geek Gathering

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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
11.17

Podcast For November 16 , 2016

2016
11.16

Technology Bytes Links – Nov 16, 2016

News

The next big hacking threat is already happening—you just can’t see it

Wickedly Clever USB Stick Installs a Backdoor on Locked PCs

Millennials wearing Snapchat Spectacles could be a privacy disaster

 

Bite of the Apple

Rumor: AirPods could hit the shelves come December in limited quantities

Touch Bar-equipped MacBook Pros sport new AMD GPUs, can drive dual 5K displays

Apple begins offering refurbished iPhone 6S and 6S Plus models

 

Try Buy or Fry

Put the world’s best chefs to work in your kitchen with the Moley Robotic Kitchen

JAGUAR I-PACE CONCEPT

KEY-BIT EDC TOOL

Google releases PhotoScan app, brings scanning-level features to photography app