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.

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6:51 pm
Fri May 1, 2015

The New Tesla Battery

The Tesla home storage battery.

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."

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Technology
1:30 pm
Fri April 3, 2015

Plugins, Robo Cars & Wrist Gadgets

The Leatherman Tread in black.
Credit www.leatherman.com

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.

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Technology
1:43 pm
Fri March 20, 2015

Tech Radio: iWatch Announcement And CISA Legislation

"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.

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Technology
3:34 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Dakota Midday: Techradio

Meerkat Mania!

  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.

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Technology
2:58 pm
Fri February 20, 2015

Virtual Reality, Apps, Net Neutrality And More

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.

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Technology
4:35 pm
Tue February 10, 2015

Radio Shack to Close 9 SD Locations beginning Feb. 17

Radio Shack Battery of the Month Club
Credit radioshackcatalogs.com

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”.

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Technology
4:25 pm
Mon February 9, 2015

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

Who doesn't remember the TRS-80?

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

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Technology
1:55 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Tech Industry Veteran Victoria Darling

Victoria Darling.

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.

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Technology
5:00 pm
Fri December 19, 2014

The Sony Hack

Credit Sony

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.

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Technology
7:18 pm
Fri December 5, 2014

More Gift Ideas From The Computer Guys

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.

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Technology
4:12 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

Guide To Geek Gifting

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!

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Technology
4:12 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Startup Weekend

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.

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Technology
1:31 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

iOS 10.10 And More

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.

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Technology
2:46 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Back To School

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.

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Technology
2:50 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Techradio: What to do with your old tech & listener questions

#Facebookdown

  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.

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Technology
1:42 pm
Fri June 27, 2014

Techradio: Aereo Ruling, Iphone Rumors and Firephone

Kent and The Computer Guys discuss upcoming phone models, including Amazon's Fire Phone
Credit Amazon

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.

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Technology
1:44 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Techradio: Malware, Apps And Patents

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.

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Technology
2:18 pm
Fri May 23, 2014

Ebay Hack

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.

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Technology
3:48 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Servers Still Vulnerable To Heartbleed

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.

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Technology
1:17 pm
Fri April 25, 2014

Finding Tech Jobs In SD And Aereo Skepticism

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.

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Technology
2:21 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Heartbleed

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.

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Technology
1:43 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

Oculus VR + Amazon Enters OTT Market

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.

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Technology
1:35 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

SXSW And WWW's Birthday

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.

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Technology
1:26 pm
Fri February 28, 2014

Facebook Takeover Of WhatsApp And Bitcoins

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.

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Technology
1:34 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

Update On Target Hacking And Hard Drives

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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Science
1:28 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Macintosh 30 Years Later And Research On Facebook

The Computer Guys - Jeff Litterick, Amos Aesoph, Joel Broveleit and John T. Meyer - along with guest host Kealey Bultena, discuss the latest news in technology. Topics included the 30 year anniversary of the Macintosh computer, a new app called Jelly and researchers saying that Facebook could be dead by the year 2017.

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Technology
1:19 pm
Fri January 10, 2014

Highlights Of The Consumer Electronics Show

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, John T. Meyer and Jeff Litterick - discuss the latest technology news. Topics included the highlights of the consumer electronics show, cell phone processors and Intel's push into bodywear.

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Technology
1:47 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

2014 Tech Predictions And Target Hacking

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Amos Aesoph, Joel Broveleit and Jeff Litterick - discuss the latest tech news. Topics included 2014 technology predictions and the recent Target hacking of credit cards.

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Technology
1:31 pm
Fri December 13, 2013

Holiday Gift Shopping And Wearable Tech

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, John T. Meyer, Amos Aesophe and Jeff Litterick - discussed the latest news in tech. Topics included holiday gift shopping for tech gadgets and some tech that you can wear.

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Technology
1:21 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Snapchat And New Video Gaming Systems

The Computer Guys - Kent Osborne, Joel Broveleit, John T. Meyer, and Jeff Litterick - brings you the latest news in technology. Topics on today's show included the new XBox One and Playstation 4 gaming systems coming out soon, Mark Zuckerberg offering Snapchat $3 billion in cash, Cryptolocker revisions, and more.

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