Schedule

Schedule

Thursday, May 28

1432846800 Home Theater Geeks
1432854000 Tech News 2Night

Friday, May 29

1432918800 Tech News Today
1432922400 This Week in Law
1432933200 Before You Buy
1432940400 Tech News 2Night

Saturday, May 30

1433008800 The Tech Guy

Sunday, May 31

1433095200 The Tech Guy
1433109600 This Week in Tech

Monday, June 1

1433178000 Tech News Today
1433181600 Triangulation
1433187000 iOS Today
1433194200 Coding 101
1433199600 Tech News 2Night

Tuesday, June 2

1433264400 Tech News Today
1433268000 MacBreak Weekly
1433277000 Security Now
1433286000 Tech News 2Night
1433289600 All About Android

Wednesday, June 3

1433345400 FLOSS Weekly
1433350800 Tech News Today
1433354400 Windows Weekly
1433361600 This Week in Google
1433372400 Tech News 2Night
1433374200 Android App Arena
1433379600 Ham Nation

Thursday, June 4

1433437200 Tech News Today
1433440800 Know How...
1433451600 Home Theater Geeks
1433458800 Tech News 2Night

Friday, June 5

1433523600 Tech News Today
1433527200 This Week in Law
1433538000 Before You Buy
1433545200 Tech News 2Night

Saturday, June 6

1433613600 The Tech Guy

Most Recent Episodes

Tech News Today

Oculus Rift might set you back $1500.

Ham Nation

Bob Heil visits the ultimate builder.

Android App Arena

GTasks, Wunderlist, Any.do, Layout.

This Week in Google

Google Tracker (I/O edition), Android M, Chromecast 2, and lots more.

iFive for the iPhone

Is the Apple Watch vulnerable to theft?

Windows Weekly

Cortana on iOS and Android, and Salesforce turns down $55 billion from MS.

Tech News 2Night

NPR's Elise Hu joins us to talk about Japan's Start-up scene.

FLOSS Weekly
Episode #338: Lucee May 27th, 2015

Andrew Dixon, Gert Franz, and Lucee: a dynamic scripting language for the JVM.

Tech News Today

iPhones crash and reboot when a specific string of text is received.

All About Android

Google IO predictions, Periscope for Android, and a a packed round table session.

this WEEK in TECH 13

Lucky Episode 13

July 12 2005
  • Kevin has been working hard on migrating Digg to a whole new bank of servers.
  • There's a picture of the old TechTV studios on Kevin's MoBlog. No, we can't afford to rent them.
  • BitTorrent now in Opera browser Technical Preview.
  • Is BitTorrent mainstream?
  • There are lies, damn lies, and statistics...
  • Are there non-voting based ratings for Podcasts?
  • iTunes 4.9 ratings look to be subscription based.
  • Windows Updates on Firefox? Try Windiz Update.
  • Google wins typosquatting dispute hopefully there will be fewer nasty redirects out on the web.
  • Cell phone cameras and image hosting sites such as Flickr are providing unfiltered documentation of world events as they happen.
  • 3:51 PM Wednesday is the first Shuttle launch since the 2003 Columbia disaster.
  • What do you call a Senator when they're no longer in office?
  • Another millionaire is going to the International Space Station.
  • Usually the pr0n0graphers lead the charge into new online mediums, but a Wired columnist notes that 'the market for erotic podcasts has been woefully underserved'.
  • Roger forgot to mention the Wired online columnist is an ex-Screen Savers webmistress.
  • Roger is happy running windows 2000, except for Adobe Premiere.
  • Roger begs for new graphics cards from the office stash .... Patrick gets graphics cards from friends out of pity.
  • Roger: if you recognize us from TV... don't stare, just ask.
  • Robert Heron joins in around 25 minutes into the podcast.
  • Have you read about the Florida man arrested for using open unecrypted WiFi and charged with a 3rd Degree Felony.
  • Are you legally liable for what someody does on your open wifi?
  • Robert: do you worry about broadband before you move? Don't assume the data online about availability is correct!
  • Patrick and Robert have given up landline phones... but Verizon Wireless has reception issues in Patrick's new neigborhood.
  • He's oggling a Wilson Cellular Amplifier
  • Robert is right: the extra four pins on the new 24 pin ATX power supplies do snap off.
  • Phrack.orgis shutting down... #63 is last issue and there's a call for papers.
  • A number of TWiTs are going to DefCon 13.
  • Yippee: Season 2 of Battlestar Galactica starts July 15th on SciFi!!!
  • Prager and Roger and divided on War of the Worlds.
  • We heart johhny depp.... but we're nervous about Willy Wonka.
  • Alex wants to know if he does a clean install of Windows XP... can he still use is recovery CDs to restore his previous OS? (Yup.)
  • Prager (not to mention the rest of the TWiTs) use external dries for backing up software or even full system images over a USB 2.0 or FireWire connection.
  • Dave Mullins heard our conversation about backup software (especially Retrospect ) in Episode 12.... he suggests we check out Double Image or Double Image-O "Full or incremental backups are available. The backups are copies of the files, no proprietary software required to access your backup data. I like that because if my system is hosed, I can just grab the drive, plug it into another machine, and go."
  • Patrick was thinking about getting a $40 Zalman CPU cooler to go with his new Antec TruePower 2.0, but found the $13 CoolerMaster XDream III that's 20 db quiet... Robert says: watch the $13 CoolerMaster. Make sure it's on right: otherwise it won't touch most of the cpu!
  • Beware of Dust Buffaloes inside of a system... Yoshi taught Robert about Positve Case Pressure , ie, overpressurize your case to keep dust out... or you can use pantyhose to protect your system.
  • John emails us and says check out Goo for turning a wall into a projector screen. (Warning... the goo biz is run by a buddy of Johns... relief: Robert's reviewed it and thinks it's excellent.)
  • Erick, aka DJ NoirTech "ran into a deal over at Costco this weekend" and wants Robert's call on the Philips Ambilight 42 inch 16:9 HDTV-Ready LCD TV, 1366 x 768 $2,999.99.
  • By the way, HDTV shoppers: Costco has a generous return policy on TVs. That makes it a great place to buy a TV you might return. Don't abuse Costco's return policy!
  • Robert's been playhing with new HD video compression schemes for PCs.
  • Some DVD players are quirky about brands of dual layer DVD media. .... and it's not cheap.
  • TDK ARMOR PLATED DVDs are nifty. Tough to damage, very kid proof... and TDK licenses the technology to other companies. It's the reason BlueRay DVD burners won't need a caddy.
  • Bad news: Wil Wheaton is out of the world series of poker. Good news: he's doing an audio book of Just A Geek.
  • You can slipstream updates into Windows XP install disks.
  • $7.5 million for the Texas Hold 'Em winner at the World Series of Poker.
  • Robert's been having some problems with the QuickTime HD beta, it's working fine for Patick.
  • Fun with FM tuners and iPods.