Dakota Midday: Techradio

Fridays at Noon Central, 11am Mountain

Tech Radio answers your toughest computer and tech questions. SDPB Director of Online & Education is your host. Heard alternating Fridays. http://www.techradio.us/

Contact the show through their facebook page at http://facebook.com/techradio or email midday@sdpb.org.

Ashley Madison Hack, Bank Card Skimmers & Flash

Aug 21, 2015

Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" tackled several issues in this program.  They talked about the AshleyMadison.com hack and possible problems for the site's users, the slow demise of flash ads, back-to-school technology and bank card skimmers which have surfaced on Sioux Falls ATM machines.  Plus, "The Computer Guys" answered listener questions as always.

Windows 10 And Drones, Drones, Drones

Aug 7, 2015
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Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" discussed Windows 10 on Friday's show as well as some far out stuff from Black Hat about using printers' IO cables to generate radio signals to steal information through concrete walls.

Drones were also a big topic Friday - drones and California forest fires, multiple drone sightings by crews of landing aircraft and drones being shot out of the sky.

Reaction To Prime Day & Severe Weather Apps

Jul 17, 2015

Tech Radio guest host Kealey Bultena and "The Computer Guys" discussed Amazon's Prime Day, a day-long sales event held Wednesday for Amazon Prime users.  The panel talked about post-Prime Day data and the response on social media.  They also discussed how mobile devices can keep you safe during severe weather and how you can learn more about your surroundings with specialized apps and add-ons.  Other topics on today's program included scam phone calls and Windows operating systems.

(605) SQL, 3D Mobile Gaming and E3

Jun 19, 2015

SDPB's Kent Osborne and the Computer Guys (Joel Broveleit, Jeff Litterick and Amos Aesoph) were joined by Joshua Warne, a business analyst with First Bank & Trust in Brookings.  Warne is the Founder and Director of the (605) SQL User Group which is part of the national PASS organization.  SQL was created last July with the mission of strengthening and serving the South Dakota SQL server community by providing a forum for members to exchange ideas and knowledge.

U.S. Government Hacked

Jun 5, 2015

Tech Radio host Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" discussed the most recent hacking of U.S. Government websites, Windows 10 gains and losses and tips for keeping your information safe when using free WiFi hotspots.  "The Computer Guys" are Joel Broveleit, Amos Aesophe, Jeff Litterick and Osborne.

The New Tesla Battery

May 1, 2015

Kent Osborne and Joel Broveleit visited about the Tesla home battery announcement and provided tips for building up your own personal computer.  Today's show also featured a walk-on by SDPB news reporter Kealey Bultena as the "Computer Guys" continued last episode's discussion on "cutting the cord."

Plugins, Robo Cars & Wrist Gadgets

Apr 3, 2015
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Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" continued their discussion of browser plugins from their last session.  They also conversed about free MS OS, a new wrist gadget called the Leatherman Tread and the first robo car to drive across the United States.

Tech Radio: iWatch Announcement And CISA Legislation

Mar 20, 2015

"The Computer Guys" gathered to recap the iWatch announcement and visit about other wearables like Disney's MagicBand handy browser on this episode of Tech Radio.  The also visited about recently passed CISA legislation and Bing's choice of Kentucky to win the NCAA Men's Basketball tournament among other topics.

Dakota Midday: Techradio

Mar 6, 2015

  John T, Joel and Jeff join us for a live program from KCSD in Sioux Falls.  Our show was broadcast on the Meerkat app for iPhone, thanks for the questions and comments.  Also discussed was resetting Apple devices when they act up, mixing cocktails with Google, and the Pebble Watch.

Virtual Reality, Apps, Net Neutrality And More

Feb 20, 2015

Guest host Kealey Bultena and "Computer Guys" Jeff Litterick and Joel Broveleit tackled a number of issues on today's program.  The panel discussed Samsung TV listening, Lenovo Laptop pre-installed spyware, virtual reality, a YouTube App for kids, hackers and the State Department, and the February 26 FCC net neutrality vote.

Radio Shack Battery of the Month Club
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Some knew it as Allied Radio back in the day – I knew it after their name change as Radio Shack.  I knew the store well, just down from the pinball machines at the mall in Mitchell.  At the end of the corridor was the giant cabinet containing “Pong”.

Techradio: Ode to Radio Shack... and net neutrality

Feb 9, 2015

Panelists lament the demise of Radio Shack, and discuss Net Neutrality.

Tech Industry Veteran Victoria Darling

Jan 16, 2015

Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" (Amos Aesophe, Joel Broveleit and Jeff Litterick) welcomed Victoria Darling to Tech Radio. Darling has been in the technology industry for more than 20 years, including a recent stint managing six buildings and staffing needs for Electronic Arts (EA) as they ramped up from 100 employees to over 1000 in about four years. After two and a half decades of writing resumes on the side for friends and clients of nonprofit agencies, she took her love of writing and technology and ventured out on her own to write resumes and Linkedin profiles full time.

The Sony Hack

Dec 19, 2014
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In an abbreviated Tech Radio, Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" discussed the well-publicized cyber attack on Sony. The Federal Bureau of Investigation says North Korea is behind the attack. In his year-end press conference which followed Tech Radio, President Obama said, "We will respond." He declined to offer specifics.

More Gift Ideas From The Computer Guys

Dec 5, 2014

Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" offer more gift ideas in a continuation of the annual "Guide to Geek Gifting" program.  They also cover the important topic of online security for kids.

Guide To Geek Gifting

Nov 21, 2014

Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" present one of their favorite shows of the year - the "Guide to Geek Gifting."  Listen for great gift ideas for the "tech geek" in your life!

Startup Weekend

Nov 7, 2014

Tech Radio host Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys," Joel Broveleit and John T. Meyer, discussed another exciting Startup Weekend, new news of personal e-mail hacks and leaks and the latest in tech news.

iOS 10.10 And More

Oct 3, 2014

Tech Radio host Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" visited about iOS 10.10 on todays program along with Facebook's venture into health care and Netflix news among other issues.

Back To School

Aug 22, 2014

Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" present a "Back to School" episode on this week's Tech Radio.  Which tech-related items do students want or need for the upcoming school year?  They also discussed the Windows 8.1 update and pending announcements from Apple among other topics.

  On this edition of Techradio, SDPB's Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" discuss SDPB's Landscapes of South Dakota Photo Contest, and tackle listener questions about building a cheap tower, and powering devices when away from outlets.

Techradio: Aereo Ruling, Iphone Rumors and Firephone

Jun 27, 2014
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Techradio features the latest in tech news from host Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys": Amos Aesophe, Joel Broveleit, and Jeffery Litterick. This week's topics included the Supreme Court ruling on Aereo, the rise of online and video streaming, and Iphone 6 rumors. They also take time to answer some listener questions and discuss the prospects of Amazon's new Fire Phone.

Techradio: Malware, Apps And Patents

Jun 13, 2014

On this week's Techradio, "The Computer Guys" Jeff Litterick and Joel Broveleit chat with guest host Kealey Bultena about computer security, the new SDPB app, the news about Tesla patents and what options are available for streaming the World Cup.

Ebay Hack

May 23, 2014

Ebay customers have been encouraged to change their password after the internet auction company's announcement that it had been hacked.  Tech Radio host Kent Osborne and the "Computer Guys" discussed the cyberattack, gaming and selecting the right printer among other issues.

Servers Still Vulnerable To Heartbleed

May 9, 2014

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, Amos Aesoph and Jeff Litterick - discuss the latest news in technology. Topics discussed included Apple making Dr. Dre a billionaire, 300,000 servers still vulnerable to Heartbleed after one month and consumer protection and regulation in a Kickstarter world.

Finding Tech Jobs In SD And Aereo Skepticism

Apr 25, 2014

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, John T. Meyer and Jeff Litterick - discussed the latest in tech news. Topics included finding tech jobs in South Dakota, the FCC and net neutrality, the Google Plus fiasco and the Supreme Court expressing skepticism on Aereo.

Heartbleed

Apr 11, 2014

There's a new vulnerability on the Internet called Heartbleed.  It allows criminals to steal information that would normally be protected when using your browser under SSL (a secure connection).  SDPB's Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" discussed Heartbleed among other topics on this edition of Tech Radio.

Oculus VR + Amazon Enters OTT Market

Mar 28, 2014

Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys," Joel Broveleit, John T. Meyer and Jeff Litterick, discussed Oculus VR and the way people experience video games on this edition of Tech Radio.  They also covered Amazon's entrance into the "over-the-top" (OTT) market, the Apple/Comcast partnership, future problems for XP users and more.

SXSW And WWW's Birthday

Mar 14, 2014

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, John T. Meyer and Jeff Litterick - discussed the latest in technology news. Topics included South by Southwest, the 25th birthday of the World Wide Web and GUMFISH and other NSA tools.

Facebook Takeover Of WhatsApp And Bitcoins

Feb 28, 2014

Guest host Kealey Bultena, Joel Broveleit, Amos Aesoph, Jeff Litterick, and John T Meyer discussed the latest news in technology. Topics today included one of the largest Internet deals in the works, a new wearable camera that snaps a photo of your perspective every 30 seconds and a major bitcoin exchange files for bankruptcy.

Update On Target Hacking And Hard Drives

Feb 14, 2014

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit and Jeff Litterick - discuss the latest news in tech. Topics included Valentine's Day apps, the story behind the Target hack, and highlights from the General Managers Digital meeting that was hosted by PBS this week.

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