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.
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.
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.
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Today's Techradio covers listener questions about a failing hard drive, outdated video drivers, cell phone anti-virus software, and smart watches.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.
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.
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.
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.