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Kealey Bultena / SDPB

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard says he wants the legislature to update the state’s wiretapping laws.

The move is part of an overall attempt to address the state's methamphetamine epidemic. Daugaard says the update allows police to monitor drug trafficking.

Daugaard says right now law enforcement can use court orders to tap into landline phones.

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.

"Chip And Pin" Day

Oct 5, 2015
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Friday was "chip and pin" day.  You've likely received a replacement credit card that has a new chip feature.  Kent Osborne and "The Computer Guys" discussed the new chip and addressed concerns about it.  The panel also reviewed new features of iOS 9 and addressed Experian's large data breach that involved T-Mobile customers.  As always, the panel took questions from Tech Radio listeners.

(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.

Last Minute Gift Ideas From "The Computer Guys"

Dec 23, 2014

Kent Osborne, host of SDPB's Tech Radio, and Joel Broveleit, one of Tech Radio's "Computer Guys," joined guest host Cara Hetland to discuss last minute gift ideas for technology lovers - and for those who may not be so tech savvy.

Highlights Of The Consumer Electronics Show

Jan 10, 2014

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.

Google Glass, Redbox And Tracking Software

Aug 2, 2013

Kent Osborne, host of Tech Radio, and the "Computer Guys," Jeff Litterick, Amos Aesoph, Joel Broveleit and John T. Meyer, visited about Google Glass, tracking software, Black Hat and Redbox among other items.

Cloud And The "Woz"

Mar 22, 2013

Kent Osborne and the "Computer Guys" went over the benefits and concerns of the Cloud.  They also talked about using social media and technology to follow the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament as well as Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak's upcoming visit to Rapid City.

Osborne was joined by John T. Meyer, Joel Broveleit and Jeff Litterick.

SXSW, Facebook And Cloud

Mar 8, 2013

John T. Meyer discussed his upcoming trip to South By Southwest (SXSW) where technology is unveiled and has played a major role over the last few years.  The "Computer Guys" also talked about the Facebook redesign and Cloud among other items and questions from listeners.  Host Kent Osborne was also joined by Jeff Litterick, Joel Broveleit and Amos Aesophe.