Tech Talk Today

Twice weekly romp.

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Hang out with Chris and friends as they discuss a new take on life, tech, and open source.

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  • Episode 17: Venomous Snakeoil | Tech Talk Today 170

    May 13th, 2015  |  25 mins 31 secs

    Venom is claimed to be the new Heartbleed threatening datacenters around the world but is it legit?

    The new 4k Blu-Ray spec is revealed & the YotaPhone 2 with an E-ink display back is coming to a country near you!

  • Episode 18: Windows 10 Bureaucrat Edition | Tech Talk Today 171

    May 14th, 2015  |  25 mins 28 secs

    Microsoft announces seven version of Windows 10, Google updates Fit with more features & Wolfram claims they can identify any picture, so we put it to the test!

    Plus Bill Nye the Science guy is also the Planetary Guy. We discuss his new Kickstarter.

  • Episode 19: Chris Needs a Vacation | Tech Talk Today 172

    May 19th, 2015  |  19 mins 47 secs

    Today after conquering the technical challenges monster that spent the night in the studio, Chris and the Mumble room reflect on life's larger tech woes.

  • Episode 20: Browser Pirates | Tech Talk Today 173

    May 20th, 2015  |  24 mins 27 secs

    Another major flaw in consumer routers needs patched ASAP, the tech of sending messages via tone comes to Chrome & Popcorn Hour lands in your web browser, but there's a major catch.

  • Episode 21: Corrupt Accomplices | Tech Talk Today 174

    May 21st, 2015  |  26 mins 30 secs

    Spy agencies target mobile phones, app stores to implant spyware. Linux 4.0 has a EXT4 corruption bug, YouTube brings the fight to Twitch & Netflix has some big updates.

    Then we have a Kickstarter of the week to help you men lucid dream, the penis way.

  • Episode 22: Cortana, Bobs Little Sister | Tech Talk Today 175

    May 26th, 2015  |  34 mins 40 secs

    Fedora 22 is released and we chat about some of our favorite new features, Charter to Acquire Time Warner Cable & Microsoft is bringing Cortana to Android and iOS.

    Is Microsoft repeating their mistakes of the past with Cortana? We’ll make our case.

  • Episode 23: Google's Tech Tease | Tech Talk Today 176

    May 27th, 2015  |  35 mins 38 secs

    There is some major smoke around the Google I/O fire, we dig into an in depth discussion about the big Google Picture. Plus Vox buys up Re/Code in a move that consolidates tech news & OnePlus teases us with a new device!

  • Episode 24: Google's Creepiness Controls | Tech Talk Today 177

    June 2nd, 2015  |  40 mins 19 secs

    Thunderbolt 3 promise to unify the connector and usher in peace and tranquility. But when will we see it ship? Microsoft has prices & ship dates for Windows 10, Apple has a major Mac Flaw & Google wants to kinda give you better privacy controls.

  • Episode 25: PowerSSHell | Tech Talk Today 178

    June 3rd, 2015  |  28 mins 42 secs

    Microsoft announces support for SSH built into powershell, crashing Skype with a simple text chat, Tim Cook defends user’s rights to privacy and encryption & running OS X in VirtualBox.

  • Episode 26: Solar Freaking Tents! | Tech Talk Today 179

    June 5th, 2015  |  27 mins 58 secs

    Preparing for a camping trip in the woods has never been more stressful, we debate how much tech to take. Plus the US suspects China breached about 4 million government records, Steam Machines get a ship date & more!

  • Episode 27: Exploited iOS Email | TTT 181

    June 10th, 2015  |  46 mins 30 secs

    Spotify announces some major fund raising in the shadow of Apple’s announcement, SpaceX wants to beam Internet from space, thoughts on Apple open sourcing Swift, and…

    A special bonus lost episode of Tech Talk Today is embedded at the end of today’s show!

  • Episode 28: Embarrassed Einstein | Tech Talk Today 182

    June 11th, 2015  |  13 mins 55 secs

    Was “the biggest” recent government hack in history the result of out of date software & crappy detection systems?

    Plus a look at the best Star Trek games of all time, a browser extension that reads that Terms of Service for you & Kaspersky gets hacked!

  • Episode 29: LostPass | Tech Talk Today 183

    June 16th, 2015  |  35 mins 32 secs

    LastPass discloses it’s been compromised, we discuss the scope of the hack & what our best and worst options are moving forward.

    Plus a recap of the most interesting things from E3 so far & more!

  • Episode 30: Comcast's Next Prey | Tech Talk Today 184

    June 17th, 2015  |  21 mins 54 secs

    Vulnerabilities in iOS & Android devices announced today, both are in the wild with no fix yet. We’ll share the details. Comcast wants to buy T-Mobile, Microsoft shakes it up, Kodi gets banned & more!

  • Episode 31: DuckDuckGoing Up | Tech Talk Today 185

    June 18th, 2015  |  24 mins 45 secs

    DuckDuckGo sees 600% user growth since the Edward Snowden leaks, we’ll play highlights of an interview with their CEO. Uber has a mess in California, Apple Watch sales numbers are in & solving a major sleep issue for many.

  • Episode 32: Tactical Token Takeover | Tech Talk Today 186

    June 19th, 2015  |  21 mins 14 secs

    Poor developer practices expose user data tokens, YouTube plans a news services, Heinz makes a hardcore mistake & Samsung readies an emergency device update.

    Plus Amazon announces a major deal to bring Marvel comics to the Kindle store & more!