BoomerTechRadio September 30, 2017

Another week of the Tech News You Can Use with Bob and Brenda Belongie on BoomerTechRadio,  Broadcast Saturday, September 30 on KCNR-1460, Redding, CA.

 

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BoomerTechRadio September 23, 2017

Brenda and I go all Cutting Edge, first impression of the Note 8.   Cheap tablets, what’s in a name?  Adventures with Personal Assistants.  Bixby is a FAIL.  Lots of the Tech News you can use!

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9-17-2017 podcast

Brenda is back with me in a show recorded on Thursday 9/14.  Enjoy.

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BoomerTechRadio 09/09/17

A couple of days late getting this one posted.  Guest co-host Bob Martin while Brenda is working weekends.  This time: The Equifax Breach;  iPhone Innuendo!; Kaperski booted from Best Buy; antivirus alternativesl; Robot Mania; Deadly Sex Robots; Yes you can express yourself via animated poo; Cellphone Networks during natural disasters; Uber under investigation–again; and: PHONE CALLS!

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September 2, 2017

This week KCNR newsman Bob Martin joins Bob Belongie for a show recorded live on AM-1460.  Topics:  Upcoming Apple product unveiling; Robots go Retail; Robots doing laundry; Google Assistant/Google Home; Lyft runs as Uber stumbles; Legacy Tech Lives; New Nest Products on the way; Yahoo subject to litigation; Windows 10 update. Eclipse Lawsuit; Kickstarter; Facebook creepy feature; Does the USB port in your car seem wimpy? You’re not alone!; Insane Micro SDXC card.  Tech News You Can Use!

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August 26, 2017

Greetings from the Oregon Coast!  This episode was recorded on location in Langolis Oregon, after our amazing trip to witness the Great American Eclipse.  This week:  New iPhone Rumors; Galaxy Note 8 Reality; Samsung TVs hit with firmware FAIL; Amazon Drones; Amazon eats Whole Foods; Android O=Oreo (surprise!); Star Wars Toys using Augmented Reality.

Hour Two:  An interview with none other than Jack Rebney, our gracious host and a media legend whose career spans nearly seven decades from the golden age of radio journalism to viral internet video.  Jack is a Socio-Political commentator and observer who also tells what it was like to work in broadcasting alongside the likes of Edward R. Murrow, Eric Severide, and Walter Cronkite.  It’s a fascinating hour with an amazing man.  Enjoy!

 

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August 19, 2017 BoomerTechRadio

Hour One:  Solar Eclipse Madness…we’re going by the way…; Just how delicate is our tech infrastructure?; Medical devices and hacking; Modern Luddites; ASU students hear an Echo;  Anti-Virus Options that don’t suck;   Skype redesign does suck;  Poorly thought out commercials;  Evolving Personal/Work computers;   Self-healing phone screens; Livestream your every move with a camera-pendant.   Should DNA be automatically scanned for defects?;  The tech future of medicine;  Training via Virtual Reality.  Robophobia! ; A Brief History Of USB.  Tech News YOU can use!

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August 12, 2017

Back in the KCNR Studio!  This week:  Hour One:  Coding Boot Camps FAIL; Disney cutting ties to Netflix, launching it’s own channel — BAD IDEA!; Disney accused of spying on your kids via apps — BAD IDEA!; Amazon considers mobile launch drone system; GUN WIELDING DRONES;  Better Football helmets.

Hour Two: Microsoft Surface FAIL per Consumer Reports; Robot Workers to be taxed; AMD’s 16 core beast of a processor; Blue Apron FAIL; Blockchain to track food safety in China; Malware embedded in DNA?; The Best Tech of — 1997.

 

Tech News you can use with Bob, Brenda and Alan!

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August 5, 2017 Podcast

This week:

Segment One: Hot in Redding!; The Crowd Funded Internet Connected Salt Shaker–because WE CAN DO IT!; IoT Silliness and Dangers to children from Connected Toys; Microchipping our way to Borgdom; Fitbits actually REDUCE the inclination to exercise?   Techy Tenticals!; Hyperloop vs California’s “High Speed Rail” (that isn’t, really).

Segment Two: The Great Eclipse draws nigh, full interactive google map of the Path Of Totality. HERE:

http://xjubier.free.fr/en/site_pages/solar_eclipses/TSE_2017_GoogleMapFull.html

Advice for eclipse viewing and local star parties; Light pollution and Dark Sky Project; Chinese Chatbots go rogue and are shut down by the Communist government; DARPA Grand Challenge led the way to self driving cars.  Ethical issues for autonomous vehicles Differences between assisted driving and true self-directing cars;  Windows 10 Eye Tracking; Anime explodes in popularity and comes to Sony’s PS4.

Segment Three: Streaming music services that are dead or dying; Alan tries to once again explain Bitcoin to Bob; AI Based customer service/marketing systems; Automated Help Desks. Steve The Swimming Security Robot Update;

Segment Four: Music Credit to George Wood; Tape Drive that holds 330 TERABYTES; Murder via Text Message sentence; Once More, Robots will not put everyone out of work; New Daydream VR for Galaxy S8; Investment advisor reveals three companies they feel will really change the world; Legislation to address IoT device security for government customers.  Social Media Trigger words; Hackable medical devices.  Hollywood tech disasters;  Toyota teases with super-battery.

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July 29, 2017 Podcast

This week:  More of the tech news you can use with Bob, Brenda and Alan.  Topics include HDMI explained; Solar Storms; Scams to be aware of; Social Media Madness; Robotics; AI; Goodies Gadgets Gizmos!

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