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Tech Talk Today

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Hang out with Chris and friends as they discuss a new take on life, tech, and open source.

126 Episodes | 2015 - 2018

Tech Talk Today 281

July 3rd, 2018


Allan Jude joins us for a FreeBSD birthday special edition of Tech Talk. We also discuss the privacy win for US mobiles, some history and future hopes for Intel's dedicated GPU Larrabee, and that time Allan's town lost …

Tech Talk Today 280

May 24th, 2018


It's Google's turn to receive the Facebook treatment. In a series of rapid fire leaks, lawsuits, and PR blunders we re-cap Google's awful bad week.

Tech Talk Today 279

May 17th, 2018


Nearly all mobile carriers are caught selling your location and the story gets twisted. The senate votes to overturn the net neutrality repeal but there's a long way to go. OnePlus 6's specs are out, and how some guy …

Tech Talk Today 278

May 14th, 2018


A critical PGP and S/MIME bug is in the wild, EasyMesh promises standards Wifi Mesh networks, Zuck's in the sites, and Bittorrent Inc gets a rename.

Tech Talk Today 277

May 10th, 2018


The world is freaking out about Google Duplex, new features coming to Google Photos we like and Android P promises to improve your "well being".

Plus Apple deals a blow to GrayKey, our Kickstarter of the week, and …

Tech Talk Today 276

May 7th, 2018


The fight for Net Neutrality is back on, we round up the news from Build 2018, and get impressed by Tesla's barnacle purge.

Plus we have a question …

Tech Talk Today 275

May 3rd, 2018


Pocket Casts gets acquired, and we worry about "big podcasting" pushing for more data collection, Cambridge Analytical is filing for bankruptcy, and …

Tech Talk Today 274

April 24th, 2018


Windows 10 users are getting a big update, but we're a little unimpressed, the tragic story of Eric Lundgren, someone is trying to extort GrayShift, and scientist have buckets with living pig brains.

Also - how …

Tech Talk Today 273

April 19th, 2018


Google suffers from the Telegram ban, Valve is back in the business of making games, and Amazon has a top secret robot.

Plus the puzzle that was hidden in Windows years ago, and a new project that aims to be a …

Tech Talk Today 272

April 19th, 2018


Telegram's battle of the ban continues, and AWS and Google Cloud become targets. Reddit is growing like crazy, which worries us a bit, and Microsoft …

Tech Talk Today 271

April 16th, 2018


Tesla blames robots for their recent setbacks, Russia starts to block Telegram, Pandora discovers Podcasts, and a new design is coming to Gmail.

Episode 270: Season of Change

March 26th, 2018


The push for encryption backdoors is back on, why Valve has 1,700 CPU's working non-stop, and the big Netflix move Apple is about to pull.

Then …

Episode 269: The Slice Age

March 23rd, 2018


Facebook gets punched in the face all week long, Amazon has drones that can smell fear, Telegram is ordered to hand over the keys, and some crazy …

Episode 268: Unethical Data Experiment

March 19th, 2018


Cambridge Analytica's use of Facebook data was a 'grossly unethical experiment' coming to light thanks to a whistleblower. We'll play his story, and discuss what they did with the data.

Plus Google, Target, and …

Episode 267: Google - Conspiracy Fighter

March 11th, 2018


Google's got a solution to all those crazy conspiracy YouTube videos. There's just one major problem...

Plus Geek Squad's cozy relationship with …

Episode 266: Their Ubuntu Breakup

March 9th, 2018


It starts with a bang! System76 shares their side of the Unity desktop breakup, its brutal and honest. It's just the first day of SCALE16x, and it's shaping up to be the biggest yet.

Then McAfee buys TunnelBear, …

Episode 265: The California Shakes

March 8th, 2018


California is ripping our rig apart, its the final big push to SCALE after four days on the road and we're determined to make it. We meet up with some friends, get our geek on, and conquer the road.

Plus tech …

Episode 264: Parking Lot Podcaster

March 5th, 2018


My first check-in from the road to SCALE, some quick headlines, and the start to the big adventure.

Plus the Telegram outage, Google's good news, …

Episode 263: Amazon's Plan for World Domination

March 2nd, 2018


Amazon's purchase of Ring reveals their deeper ambitious intentions for your home. And it goes way beyond package delivery.

Plus Google's Slack competitor launches, Spotify's secrets revealed, and why 96.5% of …

Episode 262: Can We Get This Right?

February 26th, 2018


If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. And that's just what we've been doing for the last five years, and we still haven't gotten it right. The big adventure is just 10 days away, and this time we're going in …

Episode 261: The Launch

February 19th, 2018


Elon Musk bet the future of SpaceX on the Falcon Heavy launch. On Thursday SpaceX launched a pair of prototype satellites intended to form the basis for Starlink, a constellation of satellites that are designed to beam …

Episode 260: Your Personal Google Stalker | TTT 260

September 19th, 2016


In what might be the final Tech Talk Today, we discuss the continuing saga of exploding phones, the lows & highs of the iPhone 7, Google’s new apps, Logitech's new buy & Valve's ban hammer.

Plus our Kickstarter …

Episode 259: Satisfy your Fidgeting | TTT 259

September 12th, 2016


Mario while you eat a hamburger, Note 7’s catching fire, Blue Hydra, a Stingray exposé & Netflix goes to war against data caps.

Episode 258: Play Wolfe | TTT 258

August 30th, 2016


Another round of hack attacks, Apple could be hit with a major tax bill, Nexus’ devices get a big assist & SETI has observed a “strong” signal …

Episode 257: Internet for your Things | TTT 257

August 23rd, 2016


Was the NSA really hacked? Then some reflecting on Blackhat & Apple’s fight with the FBI in light of the recent leaks.

Plus our first hands on with Android 7.0 Nougat & a Kickstarter of the week that’ll give …

Episode 256: Air Gap Vulnerability | TTT 256

August 16th, 2016


Google’s slowing its Fiber rollout, SpaceX has another success, Tesla has more miles & Adblock plus block Facebook’s Ad block.

Plus a quick …

Episode 255: Firing Up the Data Center | TTT 255

August 9th, 2016


A data center fire grounds Delta Airlines, Apple launches a bug bounty, Facebook is killing Clickbait & the Android N bomb.

Plus our kickstarter of the week & more!

Episode 100: Google Gets Pushy | TTT 254

August 2nd, 2016


A lot is happening in the world of Google this week & some of the new changes are big improvements for it’s users. Plus the new MacBook killer by Xiaomi that might really be killer & Washington State is suing …

Episode 99: Farming out Yahoo! | TTT 253

July 26th, 2016


Yahoo might be turning into the next AOL, Cyanogen Inc switches to Apps, 3D printing finger prints to login, GPU power on demand & the farming Robot that can heal your garden shame.

Plus Chris gets serious about …

Episode 98: Atomic Memory | TTT 252

July 19th, 2016


Atom-sized storage could change the face of data and memory, Opera gets sold, Tesla is in some hot water, Netflix beams up Star Trek & hackers …

Episode 97: Sex, Lies & YouTube | TTT 251

July 12th, 2016


The blast from the past everyone on mobile is freaking out about, the great halving in Bitcoin is complete & Ashley Madison comes clean.

Plus Huawei gets tough, YouTubers gets exposed & Angela nearly dies!

Episode 96: Internet of Knocks | TTT 250

June 28th, 2016


Google has big plans for Fiber, Microsoft goes to court over Windows 10 auto-updates, Dropbox adds fancy new features & coding with physical blog.

Plus our Kickstarter of the week & much more!

Episode 95: Winning with Lelo Hex | TTT 249

June 20th, 2016


It’s a good day for net Neutrality, Microsoft is getting competitive with Chrome & the DMCA is ugly & busted.

Plus a 3d Printed bus, Marvin gets named & our Kickstarter of the week!

Episode 94: LockedIn | Tech Talk Today 248

June 14th, 2016


Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn & we bet we know why! Apple has a big day & we cover some of the highlights. The best TV set top box in our estimation, some Plex love & a Kickstarter of the week for the …

Episode 93: Zuckerpunched | TTT 247

June 7th, 2016


LinkedIn password dump strikes Mark Zuckerberg & Google Two Factor authenticator users & others. We round it all up. Plus some of the new security features coming to Android N, the era of backpack PC’s is here …

Episode 91: Grindr Findr | TTT 245

May 23rd, 2016


Microsoft’s Windows 10 push leaves grandma on her iPad, Project Ara from Google scales back while the Fairphone pushes on, the Razr is making a comeback & tracking down Grindr users physical location is way easier …

Episode 90: Chirping Away at Privacy | TTT 244

May 16th, 2016


Google is planning to phase out Flash support in Chrome & how they’re doing it is interesting. Wendy’s is going automated & the future for VR at Google looks bright.

Plus Apple confirms it was deleting music, …

Episode 89: Queso the Mondays | TTT 243

May 10th, 2016


Drones dropping blood, HTC’s dropping profits & Microsoft’s dropping ASUS rigs.

Plus the end to the latest Bitcoin saga, the FBI labeling TOR users & a Kickstarter you won’t believe!

Episode 88: Bitcoin, I am Your Father | TTT 242

May 3rd, 2016


Craig Wright claims he’s Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of Bitcoin & while the Internet doubts his claims, a few key Bitcoin personalities believe him. We’ll get you up to speed on this fascinating story.

Plus the …

Episode 87: Encryption gets the Clap | TTT 241

April 26th, 2016


Has Spotify been hacked? And our different approaches for preparing to reload an important personal computer. Plus piracy skyrockets, hacks go for a …

Episode 86: Noah Drones On | TTT 240

April 19th, 2016


Noah takes the mic to catch up on the tech news of the week. A passionate discussion about consumer drones, a Kickstarter close to the heart & more!

Episode 85: Internet of Wine | TTT 239

April 12th, 2016


Ransomware unlocked, NASA rescues Kepler, the FBI still wants Apple’s help & Telegram wants to be your Jarvis.

Plus our “Kickstarter” of the week might be the craziest IoT device yet!

Episode 84: FBI’s Fruit Basket | TTT 238

March 29th, 2016


The FBI’s case turns rotten as they admit a third party can hack the iPhone 5C in their positions, SoundCloud has a new premium feature they want you to buy & malware that uses your GPS to send you fake traffic …

Episode 83: Syncing in the Rain | TTT 237

March 22nd, 2016


The FBI signals they may have found an alternative way to hack, but we suspect it's all an act. We briefly cover the numbers from the recent Apple event, discuss a hidden feature in Android N, the urgent news for Kindle …

Episode 82: Go Go Gaming AI | TTT 236

March 15th, 2016


AlphaGo beats Lee Se-dol again to win the Go series. We discuss why slowing down AlphaGo and making it think more like a human, might have won the …

Episode 81: Garbled Transmission | TTT 235

March 8th, 2016


Bittorrent client Transmission gets hit with Ransomware, Facebook pays out $15k to a hacker & Microsoft is bringing SQL to Linux. It’s a HUGE edition of Tech Talk Today!

Episode 80: Copy that Floppy! | TTT 234

March 1st, 2016


A crazy 128GB floppy disk that actually works, Apple wins a major court victory against the FBI, the VR gear is nigh & the power of the cloud in …

Episode 79: The Creepiest Best Thing | TTT 233

February 16th, 2016


3D Printing just got a lot more approachable, cheap VR from Mattel, Google is killing off a fan favorite & bugs in your favorite mobile OS.

An Ex-Mozilla Team Unveils “Sense” in our Kickstarter of the week & …

Episode 78: Tech Conveniences Today | TTT 232

February 9th, 2016


Amazon takes on Unity, Kickstarter has some big news, Super Bowl stream stats impress, the hot $19 Billion that might be wasted on “cyber security” & more!

Episode 77: The Edge of Privacy | TTT 231

February 2nd, 2016


Microsoft’s Edge browser is caught storing browsing history in private mode, Dutch police are training dinosaurs to capture flying drones, the Java …

Episode 76: Oracle Kiss and Tell | TTT 230

January 26th, 2016


Microsoft is releases an iOS keyboard, Amazon is looking for a bigger piece of the Android pie & we finally find out Google’s Android revenue.

Plus Uber tracks it’s drivers to see if they’re speeding, our …

Episode 75: Wolf in Hipster Clothing | TTT 229

January 12th, 2016


The worst & best from CES in our estimation, the Valve backed HTC Vive VR gets ready for pre-order & T-Mobile’s CEO binges on the EFF.

Plus …

Episode 74: Live Long and Floppy | TTT 228

January 5th, 2016


We cover the breaking news out of CES, Ford’s new found love for the Amazon Echo, the first big LastPass release after LogmeIn & how Star Trek …

Episode 73: Instahacked & Jailbroken | TTT 227

December 18th, 2015


Facebook pushes back that it's been hacked, the PS4 has been jailbroken & Congress snuck a surveillance bill into the federal budget last night.

Plus the FCC wants to talk to T-Mobile and AT&T about their …

Episode 72: Toll Free Exploitation | TTT 226

December 11th, 2015


The open web is being locked down by the very companies that try to slice it up and sell it to you byte by byte. We discuss the major moves big telcos are taking to intrench the incumbents online.

Microsoft drops some …

Episode 71: Children of the Chromebook | TTT 225

December 4th, 2015


We start from a town that has no internet and reflect on how quickly the last 8 years of progress feel very distant, then discuss the recent extreme examples of companies challenging Net Neutrality. Ballmer says Windows …

Episode 70: Dell's Bad Latitude | TTT 224

November 24th, 2015


Dell pulls a Superfish with easily cloneable root certificates, Amazon has some passwords leak & Jeff wants to show you his self landing rocket.

Episode 69: Faux Use Protection Program | TTT 223

November 20th, 2015


We look at the hard numbers of the biggest sector in the tech industry, have a skeptical discussion around YouTube coming to the aide content creators & debate Google+’s new UI design.

Then we fail to make even …

Episode 68: Six Dollar Reboot | TTT 222

November 6th, 2015


Hewlett-Packard is splitting into two, Google wants its own chips for Android, Comcast has new caps & our mixed reaction to the announcement of a new Star Trek series.

Plus our Kickstarter of the week & more!

Episode 67: Drone Shipping Wars | TTT 221

October 27th, 2015


CISA is working its way through the system, we highlight some reasons to be concerned & the role Facebook might be playing. Plus the European …

Episode 66: TalkTalking about Glucosio | TTT 220

October 23rd, 2015


TalkTalk Telecom has been hacked, but don’t blame them. They say it's simply the crime of our time. We discuss this embarrassing hack, their response, who is impacted & how legitimate their excuse is.

Benjamin …

Episode 65: Suffering in the Start Menu | TTT 219

October 16th, 2015


A Windows 10 upgrade is automatically installing on some Windows 7, 8 systems & ads in the Start Menu started showing up this week. We discuss.

Episode 64: Gridless H4X0R | TTT 218

October 13th, 2015


A new big tech trend right under our noses? A new generation of nomadic high-tech workers living off the grid, while staying always connected.

These developers ask why is there is much pressure to buy the biggest …

Episode 63: LogMeIn to LastPass | TTT 217

October 9th, 2015


LastPass gets bought, FireFox loves Flash long time, just not your plugins, good iPhone vs bad iPhone & why the rest of the world laughs at the state of the US’ mobile payments.

Episode 62: Clickity Clack Content Crap | TTT 216

October 8th, 2015


The state of the tech press is downright embarrassing, today we call out some examples of “click bait journalism” that plagues the tech news.

Amazon …

Episode 61: Creeper Cookies | TTT 215

October 7th, 2015


Verizon’s super cookie just got nastier, Facebook has plans for free Internet from space & Google launches AMP, Accelerated Mobile Pages Project for a faster, open mobile web.

Episode 60: Microsoft's Surface Gamble | TTT 214

October 6th, 2015


Microsoft announces new hardware, most impressively the Surface Book, Microsoft’s first ever laptop. We cut through the long list of announcements & spend some time discussing the Surface Book.

Plus Roku 4’s best …

Episode 59: Dislike the Like Button | TTT 213

September 18th, 2015


A Google leak suggests a new Chromecast & two new Nexus devices are just around the corner. Facebook is turning up the tracking & the big statement Microsoft is making with their $75 million donation.

Plus an …

Episode 58: On the Bandwidth Wagon | TTT 212

September 15th, 2015


New charging technology should fill your phone’s battery up 30% faster, Flickr wants you to explore photos with VR, Microsoft auto-downloads Windows …

Episode 57: iPad Crow | TTT 211

September 11th, 2015


Amazon tries to hide the bad news, Apple has a few big announcements & Chris and the crew have some crow to eat!

Episode 56: Speculated Apples | TTT 210

September 8th, 2015


A new touchscreen display goes ons ale for the Raspberry Pi that nearly makes it a complete computer, researchers hack the sensors of self driving …

Episode 55: The Madison Bot | TTT 209

September 1st, 2015


The stories of Apple’s Netflix competitor leave us impressed, the real outrageous fraud of Ashley Madison has been revealed, Google brings Android Wear to iPhones & the malware problem that impacts jailbroken …

Episode 54: Conspiracy Trackpad | TTT 208

August 27th, 2015


AT&T gets caught injecting ads into wifi, YouTube Gaming launches & the way the GCHQ obliterated the Guardian’s laptops may have revealed more than it intended.

Plus the real dirty secret behind Ashley Madison …

Episode 53: Google Now? Maybe Later | TTT 207

August 25th, 2015


Linux turns 24 years old, KDE ships a new Plasma, BlackBerry’s running Android & the great Google Now exodus.

Plus some big news for Jupiter …

Episode 52: Unfaithful Privacy Policies | TTT 206

August 21st, 2015


Updates on the Ashley Madison story after another massive data dump, JKF Airport starts tracking your cell phone to measure wait times & we …

Episode 51: Happy Little Accidents | TTT 205

August 20th, 2015


Freshly back from LinuxCon we update you on the stories of the day, the big players pushing Flash out the door, how forgetful scientists accidentally …

Episode 50: Vulkan: The Only Logical API | TTT 204

August 11th, 2015


Meet Alphabet, the new conglomerate absorbing Google. Then we spend sometime celebrating Android’s adoption of Vulkan.

Plus Oracle's security chief …

Episode 49: Nexus Patch Tuesday | TTT 203

August 6th, 2015


Google & friends make a major commitment to monthly Android updates, we explore the details. Nabbing fingerprints from your mobile’s scanner, Apple Music gets 11 million users & more!

Episode 48: Lousy Lollipop Adoption | TTT 202

August 5th, 2015


A fresh version of LibreOffice hits the web, another Flash attack in the wild, this one uses “malvertising”. What the heck is malvertising? We discuss.

Plus what the state of Android looks like in 2015, another OS X …

Episode 47: Pitching a Tent | TTT 201

August 4th, 2015


Mac security is having a really bad week, two bugs without patches are getting a lot of attention. We’ll share the dirty details. Plus Chris reviews the high-tech Cinch Pop-Up Tent.

Episode 46: When Tablets KILL | TTT 200

July 31st, 2015


Windows 10’s first day numbers impress, Google has a new version of Glass, BitDefender gets hacked, Nvidia Tablets catch fire, tiny robots that walk on water… And our Kickstarter of the week!

Episode 45: Androids Go Silent | TTT 199

July 30th, 2015


Hammertoss malware using GitHub & Twitter for command & control gets exposed, the US sets out to build the world’s fastest Supercomputer, the …

Episode 44: Get Tracked with Windows 10 | TTT 198

July 29th, 2015


Windows 10 is released to the public, but the devil is in the details. Microsoft's new small print – how your personal data is (ab)used, we share the details.

Plus how the mainstream is reacting to the new release, …

Episode 43: EMerging Science | TTT 197

July 28th, 2015


The new OnePlus 2 specs, price, availability & everything else you should know are out. Motorola doubles down on Moto X with Style, Play & …

Episode 42: Remember Your Pluto | TTT 196

July 10th, 2015


More details about the massive government breach show 21.5 million people impacted, Pluto’s big weekend is coming up & we share the historic goodies already beamed home.

Plus our Kickstarter of the week & more!

Episode 41: Logi Bear | TTT 195

July 9th, 2015


Google Glass might be coming back in a big way, Microsoft is scaling back on Windows Phone dramatically, Logitech to rebrand as “Logi" & we finally have a new version of VirtualBox!

Episode 40: Hackception | TTT 194

July 7th, 2015


A slick talking, high rolling hacking group “Hacking Team” gets hacked. Some of the details in the data dump expose issues in SELinux, Android & …

Episode 39: Reddit Summer Of Drama | TTT 193

July 3rd, 2015


Major controversy is brewing over at Reddit & we’ll share our perspectives. Microsoft signals a deathblow to Silverlight, new iPhone rumors, a spacecraft update & our Kickstarter of the week!

Episode 38: Politics of Encryption | TTT 192

July 2nd, 2015


The Plex forums have been hacked, the fascinating corruption around the Silk Road case & David Cameron doubles down on backdoors in encryption.

Plus the big tech rumor of the week & more!

Episode 37: Organic Chinese Wifi | TTT 191

July 1st, 2015


Pregnant Woman Mode is coming to a wifi router near you & we discuss the launch of Apple’s first 24/7 radio station.

Plus we explain why NSA phone records surveillance are turned back on early, the 11 attacks on …

Episode 36: Openly Acquired | TTT 190

June 30th, 2015


Cisco announces plans to buy OpenDNS, the European Government agrees on Net Neutrality rules, Microsoft selling Bing imaging to Uber & display …

Episode 35: Holo Promises | Tech Talk Today 189

June 25th, 2015


Batman gets pulled for the PC, a homemade gadget that can read the radio waves emitted by your laptop & the ultimate solution to the ultimate …

Episode 34: Agonizing over Adoption | Tech Talk Today 188

June 24th, 2015


Samsung is actively disabling Windows Update on at least some computers, Car Hacking is 'Distressingly Easy', new iOS feature auto-deletes apps & …

Episode 33: Chromium Bugging Bug | Tech Talk Today 187

June 23rd, 2015


Google wants to improve your search experience for you automatically, with your microphone. We debate if this is the straw that breaks the camel's back or just a nice feature.

Plus the Core Infrastructure initiative …

Episode 32: Tactical Token Takeover | Tech Talk Today 186

June 19th, 2015


Poor developer practices expose user data tokens, YouTube plans a news services, Heinz makes a hardcore mistake & Samsung readies an emergency device update.

Plus Amazon announces a major deal to bring Marvel …

Episode 31: DuckDuckGoing Up | Tech Talk Today 185

June 18th, 2015


DuckDuckGo sees 600% user growth since the Edward Snowden leaks, we’ll play highlights of an interview with their CEO. Uber has a mess in California, …

Episode 30: Comcast's Next Prey | Tech Talk Today 184

June 17th, 2015


Vulnerabilities in iOS & Android devices announced today, both are in the wild with no fix yet. We’ll share the details. Comcast wants to buy …

Episode 29: LostPass | Tech Talk Today 183

June 16th, 2015


LastPass discloses it’s been compromised, we discuss the scope of the hack & what our best and worst options are moving forward.

Plus a recap of the most interesting things from E3 so far & more!

Episode 28: Embarrassed Einstein | Tech Talk Today 182

June 11th, 2015


Was “the biggest” recent government hack in history the result of out of date software & crappy detection systems? We share the details.

Plus a …

Episode 27: Exploited iOS Email | TTT 181

June 10th, 2015


Spotify announces some major fund raising in the shadow of Apple Music’s announcement, SpaceX wants to beam Internet from space, thoughts on Apple open sourcing Swift, and…

Episode 26: Solar Freaking Tents! | Tech Talk Today 179

June 5th, 2015


Preparing for a camping trip in the woods has never been more stressful, we debate how much tech to take. Plus the US suspects China breached about 4 …

Episode 25: PowerSSHell | Tech Talk Today 178

June 3rd, 2015


Microsoft announces support for SSH built into powershell, crashing Skype with a simple text chat, Tim Cook defends user’s rights to privacy and encryption & running OS X in VirtualBox.

Episode 24: Google's Creepiness Controls | Tech Talk Today 177

June 2nd, 2015


Thunderbolt 3 promise to unify the connector and usher in peace and tranquility. But when will we see it ship? Microsoft has prices & ship dates …

Episode 23: Google's Tech Tease | Tech Talk Today 176

May 27th, 2015


There is some major smoke around the Google I/O fire, we dig into an in depth discussion about the big Google Picture. Plus Vox buys up Re/Code in a …

Episode 22: Cortana, Bobs Little Sister | Tech Talk Today 175

May 26th, 2015


Fedora 22 is released and we chat about some of our favorite new features, Charter to Acquire Time Warner Cable & Microsoft is bringing Cortana to Android and iOS.

Is Microsoft repeating their mistakes of the past …

Episode 21: Corrupt Accomplices | Tech Talk Today 174

May 21st, 2015


Spy agencies target mobile phones, app stores to implant spyware & the extent of the effort is shocking. Linux 4.0 has a EXT4 corruption bug, YouTube brings the fight to Twitch & Netflix has some big updates.

Episode 20: Browser Pirates | Tech Talk Today 173

May 20th, 2015


Another major flaw in consumer routers needs patched ASAP, the tech of sending messages via tone comes to Chrome & Popcorn Hour lands in your web browser, but there's a major catch.

Episode 19: Chris Needs a Vacation | Tech Talk Today 172

May 19th, 2015


Today after conquering the technical challenges monster that spent the night in the studio, Chris and the Mumble room reflect on life's larger tech woes.

Episode 18: Windows 10 Bureaucrat Edition | Tech Talk Today 171

May 14th, 2015


Microsoft announces seven version of Windows 10, Google updates Fit with more features & Wolfram claims they can identify any picture, so we put …

Episode 17: Venomous Snakeoil | Tech Talk Today 170

May 13th, 2015


Venom is claimed to be the new Heartbleed threatening datacenters around the world but is it legit?

The new 4k Blu-Ray spec is revealed & the YotaPhone 2 with an E-ink display back is coming to a country near you!

Episode 16: Hangouts On The Record | Tech Talk Today 169

May 13th, 2015


Verizon has bought AOL in a big media push by the telco giant. Google’s self driving cars drive 1.7M miles & get in 11 wrecks… But there is a twist!

Plus Ubuntu, GE & Microsoft team of for Network connect …

Episode 15: M is for Monopoly | Tech Talk Today 168

May 7th, 2015


A WordPress flaw in the wild is under attack & Microsoft releases more software for Linux. Plus a sneak peak at Google I/O & what new features might land in Android M.

Episode 14: Okay "NSA", I'm Listening… | Tech Talk Today 167

May 6th, 2015


Oculus VR gets a ship date and we discuss the devices about to hit market. Reddit gets into creating its own content & the NSA brags about …

Episode 13: Hostile Music Takeover | Tech Talk Today 166

May 5th, 2015


Apple is reportedly attempting to kill free streaming music but the story stinks of a hit piece. GOG launches their steam competitor to the public & CoreOS ups the container game.

Plus Chris reviews Hello’s Sense …

Episode 12: Microsoft BUILDs for Linux | Tech Talk Today 165

April 29th, 2015


Live commentary of Microsoft's Build 2015 conference, as they deploy applications on Docker & blow our minds with their new Linux desktop app!

Plus Google Now just got better & Ubuntu goes back to the desktop!

Episode 11: Uber Eats The Competition | Tech Talk Today 164

April 28th, 2015


Apple sells 61 million iPhones in a quarter, Uber announces a food delivery service & it looks like the Nexus 7 is officially dead!

Plus the Steam Mod controversy gets swift action, your feedback & more!

Episode 10: A Comcastic Collapse | Tech Talk Today 163

April 24th, 2015


Down to the wire & nothing left to lose, we rebuild our live stream rig for the weekends big event & share the story of technical woes we’ve had to conquer.

Plus the Comcast merger falls flat, no upgrades for …

Episode 9: Apple's Pebble Prejudice | Tech Talk Today 162

April 23rd, 2015


Google's has launched 'Project Fi', a new MVNO. We debate whether the merits of the service. Plus Iran exaggerations, a new cybersecurity bill, apple rejecting pebble, dropbox notes & more!

Episode 8: Google Wireless All The Things | Tech Talk Today 161

April 22nd, 2015


The rumors around Google’s own wireless services are on fire, we speculate on Google’s possible path to world domination one mobile at a time.

Plus …

Episode 7: IPv6 The Road Never Taken | Tech Talk Today 160

April 21st, 2015


Chris and Noah argue over the practicality of IPv6 & if it will ever take off. Plus the big player that just got into Cyber security, Stingray’s big Baltimore outing & the big Google algorithm change this week.

Episode 6: Nano Diet Windows | Tech Talk Today 159

April 17th, 2015


In Microsoft’s attempt to capitalize on container excitement they be rushing to ship a subpar product. We’ll discuss the possible weakness of Windows Server’s Docker implementation.

Plus new interesting details turned …

Episode 5: Microsoft Bumps, Bruises & Bribes | Tech Talk Today 158

April 16th, 2015


Microsoft suffers a few major set back today & one rather important win. We’ll break it all down and talk about the long-term impact. Plus Google …

Episode 4: Google "Watch" Me | Tech Talk Today 157

April 14th, 2015


Google Wireless rumors are getting hot, with interesting details leaking out. Apple Watch outsells Android Wear in a day & the long-term reason Android Wear might be the better bet.

Plus some good Bitcoin news …

Episode 3: $10 Cat Videos | Tech Talk Today 156

April 9th, 2015


YouTube is preparing a monthly subscription service with no ads & other perks. But is the Internet ready to pay for YouTube content? Our panel is skeptical.

LinkedIn buys Lynda & their plans leave us a bit …

Episode 2: The Forced Touchables | Tech Talk Today 155

April 8th, 2015


Apple Watch reviews are hitting the web & we’ll give you a quick meta-roundup of the Internet’s opinion of Apple’s new wearable.

Plus the …

Episode 1: Bitcoin Recession | Tech Talk Today 154

April 7th, 2015


Is the Bitcoin Foundation about to collapse or is the situation a bit overblown? We’ll discuss. OnLive finally gets a shutdown date & John Oliver …

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