TEH 061: Reboot Your Boots

In This Episode: GPS’s “Y2K” is coming. More on digital camera ISO settings. Ever-improving SD cards. Password-less logins. And excuse me, but your smart shoes have crashed. And no, we didn’t pre-plan that ending. 🙂

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TEH 60: Google’s Stupid and They Do Stupid Stuff

In This Episode: Several examples of Google doing absolutely stupid things, like blaming content creators for what Google itself puts into their content. Plus: AMP pages, foldable phones, and is the “ISO Rating” setting on digital cameras “fake”?

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TEH 059: One Remote to Rule Them All

In This Episode: AI is now creating realistic people. Truly universal remotes. It’s now possible to get human help from Google (but yagotta pay — a little! — for it). It’s not amazing that an old computer works. Old and moldy: autonomous cars; New and exciting: autonomous …bicycles?!

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TEH 058: Relatively Normal to Aggressive Usage

In This Episode: Using a password vault is not enough: you need something else too…. How Randy was convinced to upgrade his computer from Win 7 Pro to Windows 10 Pro. Hard drive (the spinning kind’s) reliability. That’s right: USB cables can be weaponized. AT&T sued for saying its phones are “5G” now.

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TEH 057: We See the Light!

In This Episode: The incredible advances in LED lighting. Come to a MeetUp with us! How to lose $137 million in cryptocurrency. Can electric airplanes help fix pilot shortages? Lookaline URLs, AI-generated spices, and Apple slaps Facebook.

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TEH 056: We’re All Going to Die! (Or Live, or Whatever)

In This Episode: Super Mario 45 RPM records?! (Yes!) It’s National Data Privacy Day. Should you still use 2FA to secure your logins? (Yes!) New FaceTime bug. Do you Twitch while you sleep? Samsung promises to be more environmentally aware. And the NSA is watching.

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TEH 055: Stop Judging Kevin

In This Episode: This week we go to the dogs. Bulging batteries. Massive email/password breach: what to DO about it? (Not much!) Can robots “love” us? (Eh.) The end of robocalls? (Maybe!) And does “screen time” really “change kids’ brains?”

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TEH 054: Level Up Your Battlestation

In This Episode: New computers, and old languages. The Earth’s shifting magnetic fields are screwing up GPS (sort of). The U.S. government shutdown is affecting .gov web sites for an interesting reason. Pixels on your wall. Tesla says “Pwn Us”. Can the police make you unlock your phone?

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TEH 053: The Mechanical Clock Enthusiast Hour

In This Episode: OK, not an hour on clocks, but some! Timepieces, new monitors, and streaming TV (oh my!) Plotters, pens, and Bandersnatch! And space is grabbing our attention lately, with Ultima Thule and the moon.

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TEH 052: Ladies and Gentlemen, Voyager 2 has Left the Heliosphere

In This Episode: What does it mean that Voyager 2 has left the heliosphere? Google+ is really, really dying. So, apparently, is Tumblr. And at least the older ScanSnaps. And the Microsoft Edge browser. But GitHub becomes an official government source …for laws?!

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