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On today's show we hosted a post E3 Expo wrap up from Los Angeles by Mark Diischer, a Sioux Falls resident who attended the show this week - plus listener emails and Amazon grocery news.

Today's tech radio tackles a question about Windows Defender, and we talk new tech and chipsets. In the 3rd half of the show we turn to social media for some fun and user settings.

Tech Radio: 5-19-17

Jun 1, 2017

The Friday May 19th Program

On today's Techradio we talk about the google docs and mac phishing problems, Siouxpercon next weekend in Sioux Falls, and Facebooks purge of fake accounts.

  

The March for Science in the nations capitol is gaining steam and there are 3 Marches in South Dakota planned for tomorrow - Earth Day - we spoke with Ashleigh Walton who helped organize the Sioux Falls event. We found out what this event means to her and how you can get involved.

Tech Radio 4-7-17

Apr 7, 2017

Join the techradio panel of experts as we discuss the latest news from net neutrality to online privacy.  We also discussed the latest in the media landscape with the announcements from YouTube and Facebook of increased video products.

  

Tech Radio 03-17-17

Mar 17, 2017

Tech Radio 3-3-17

Mar 3, 2017

Today's Techradio tackles the Snapchat IPO, Facebook "hacks", CloudFlare and Amazon service issues and tips for doing your taxes online.

Guests Jeff Litterick and John T. Meyer discuss the latest writings of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerburg  and Microsoft news with their  Forza gaming franchise topping 1 Billion in sales – premium email service - $20/year.

VR headset developer Valve is "comfortable" with the idea that the technology could turn out to be a complete failure.

And John loves his Airpods - we talk about bluetooth headphones.

The February 3rd edition of Techradio features talk about Cisco router failures, macbooks, and the Snapchat IPO.

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Kent Osborne and The Computer Guys answer questions about those holiday gifts you just can't figure out. They also discuss Amazon Alexa, which was witness to a possible murder, and Russian hacking incidents which have led to U.S. sanctions.

Today's Techradio covers listener questions about a failing hard drive, outdated video drivers, cell phone anti-virus software, and smart watches.  Last minute tech gift ideas were discussed as well.

We also discussed the rather urgent need for everyone to update their home routers to the latest firmware.  To do this you will need to log into your router and trigger the process.  Older routers require you to download the update from a website and do the update.

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Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" convene to discuss the tech news of the day. They also recap Black Friday shopping and look at more tech-related Christmas gift ideas, including wearables.

This week's Tech Radio, hosted by Kent Osborne, deals with holiday tech giving. Osborne and guest Joel Broveleit also work through power supply issues and answer questions from listeners.

Tech Radio

Sep 16, 2016

  On this Techradio - is municipal wifi a good idea? The EU seems to be taking the bull by the horns. We discuss a variety of cell phone issues, and ask if wearables are finally ready for prime time.

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After delaying shipment of its flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 7, Samsung is set to recall all of the Note 7s that have shipped in its home nation and abroad as problems have been traced to the battery.

Earlier this week, Apple was ordered to pay a record sum of 13 billion Euros plus interest after the EU said Ireland illegally the iPhone maker's tax bill.  At the time, Apple CEO Tim Cook called the accusations "baseless."  Since then, a war of words has developed between Cook and Europe's competition chief.

Tech Radio host Kent Osborne is joined by "The Computer Guys" as they discuss the NSA hacking tools leak, additional competition in the cell phone carrier business and batteries bursting into flames.  "The Computer Guys" are Jeff Litterick, Joel Broveliet and Amos Aesoph.  They discuss the latest tech news every other Friday on SDPB Radio.

Pokemon Go: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

Jul 15, 2016
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Tech Radio host Kent Osborne and 'The Computer Guys," visit about Pokemon Go which has become one of the most viral mobile applications of all time.  According to SimilarWeb, Pokemon Go surpassed Twitter in terms of daily active users on Monday.  It now sees almost 6% of the U.S. Android population engaging with the app on a daily basis.

The panel also continues the conversation about "pulling the plug" and options for viewing live sports and other programs among other topics.

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It's been a big week for video on Facebook.  The social networking giant announced it will test a "dedicated place" where users can go when they want to watch a video, whether it's a saved video, a video from a friend or a followed page, or from any other video publisher on Facebook.

Next week, a panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral argument in the second round of United States v. Nosal.  This time around, the main question is whether accessing an account using a shared password is an unauthorized access under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.