TEH 067: A Man Goes on a Journey, and a Stranger Comes to Town

In This Episode: Infocom on Github. Amazon and Google kiss and make up. The SpaceX “anomaly”. Microsoft “loses control”?! And how to detect hidden surveillance cameras with your phone.

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TEH 066: Get Your Kicks on Episode 66

In This Episode: Reader question: answered. Facebook gives back (a little!) Domain names, Falcon Heavy, and …CAT scan malware?!

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TEH 065: Take Me Out to the Thumb Drive

In This Episode: GPS’s “Y2K” was about as eventful as Y2K (but with one interesting failure). 2001 (the movie), U2s (the plane), and tech in sports.

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TEH 064: Distributed Preservation of Services Attack

In This Episode: Meet us in Denver tonight. BASIC. The Internet Archive sucks up Google+ (in a hurry!) Office Depot is busted in fraud scheme. Space junk. And will Apple News+ help, or hurt, the publishing industry? Either way: “subscription fatigue” is growing.

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TEH 063: 500 Channels …$10 Each

In This Episode: Listeners invited to Meetup in Denver. Apple’s big announcements. The hottest chat app for teens is…. AT&T’s “5G” still isn’t. Robocalls.

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TEH 062: What Time Is It?

In This Episode: Who needs the Internet to send Bitcoin when you can do it via ham radio? Might twice-yearly time changes be going out …soon? (We hope so!) Apple closing some of its stores — to fight patent trolls?!

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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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