Prepping For Next Tech News Radio (TNR) Podcast

EDITED on 8/2/2014

The most current podcast has been released Tech News Radio #373

The following are items currently in the queue for being included in a future podcast (no ETA):

The following are currently items of interest but probably not something we will cover in the next podcast (they propobably will be posted on @technewsradio):

  • The 'new' eXploit magazine is devoted to learning about and examining exploits.  The first edition is focused on: Metasploit, PMI, WSDL, SOAP, DoS
  • Wickr is a secure communications app for Apple iOS that has no central repository of msgs & includes a msg self-destruct option
  • Path is a "social network" that limits your social circle to no more than 150 people (aka Dunbar's number)
  • Pair is an mobile application that only allows for communication between just two people

Another Week Of Recommended Podcasts Worth A Listen

Podcast-recommendations-01 Looking through my listened to podcast list for this past week, I'm going to recommend the following as potentially interesting:


TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #370 | 2010-07-14 | Portable Audio Recording & Podcast Distribution

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Today's podcast examines portable audio recording options and some podcast production and distribution technologies.  Links mentioned in this podcast include:

Feel free to follow along with Steve Holden at: TwitterFriendFeed, and/or Delicious.  For tech news only updates follow TechNewsRadio on Twitter.

This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST and Amazon.

Friends In Tech - Original Geek Christmas Story Released

AlbumArt-AGCS Members of have created an "Original Geek Christmas Story" audio program for this holiday season:

“Mattie Stevens, a young boy of the early 80’s, dreams of owning a Commodore 64. He sets out to convince everyone this is the perfect gift. But, along the way runs into opposition from his parents and everyone around him including old Santa Claus.”

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Twitter Updates - Windows, Mac, Events, Virtualization, Mobile, Podcasting, Security

Recent Twitter @ Technewsradio updates --


  • Microsoft released SyncToy 2.1 (synchronizes files & folders) on 11/10/2009 []
  • offer's digital dictation and speech recognition for vertical applications like medical, legal, government, education, etc.
  • Cyberduck 3.3 released (FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, Cloud Files & Amazon S3 Browser for Mac)
  • Filemaker's Bento (Mac OS X) personal database tool is offering a holiday pack
  • Dell's new Inpiron Zino HD is pretty interesting if you are looking for a Win7 media player/server []
  • Mac users can use Windows Mobile 6.5 smart phones thanks to Sync Windows Mobile from Mark/Space []
  • Evernote for the Mac has the option to auto update with new beta editions []
  • Filemaker has announced that Bento for the Mac now had a "field encryption" option []
  • Sun has released VirtualBox 3.1 Beta 1 (not for production systems) []
  • Sun has released VirtualBox 3.0.12 (virtualization) for download (Win, Mac, Linux, etc)
  • Qualcomm has announced some new screen technologies that are geared for the eBook and mobile device market []
  • Mark/Space Newsletter #93 (Nov09) reports a public beta of Missing Sync for Android is available for the Mac - More @
  • REDFLY Mobile Companion is now compatible with select BlackBerry smartphones
  • It appears (as of Tue 11/10 @ 8:47 PM Pacific) that Dropbox is hacked - get warnings from Firefox & OpenDNS
  • Cisco's Global Security Information now available via Cisco iPhone App []
  • via email James L has a pointer to an interesting Windows laptop/usb flash drive security tool []
  • Sherpa's Expedite was recently recommend on FIT mailing list for doing email (PST/Lotus) e-discovery []

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #354 | 091013 | OpenOffice, Podcasting Tech, Racks from APC, & Conference Pointers

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

Todays' podcast links to the following references:

The beer recommendation for this podcast is Maui Brewing Company's CoCoNut PorTer.  And the podcast recommendation is the Typical Shutterbug Podcast.

We are giving away a Tom Bihn Checkpoint Flyer in the Black/Steel color pattern with a 15" laptop compartment to celebrate the start of our 5th year of podcasting.  Listen to the podcast for directions.

Feel free to follow along with Steve Holden at: Twitter, FriendFeed, and/or Delicious.  For tech news only updates follow TechNewsRadio on Twitter.

This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #345 | 080812 | TW Telcom, PDF, IBM Jazz, CradlePoint, Better Energy Systems, Research Reports, & Upcoming Conferences

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

Today's traditional Tech Rag Tear Outs show covers: a Time Warner Telcom name change; PDF is now an ISO standard; IBM's Jazz collaboration tools; two mobile gadgets one from CradlePoint and the other from Better Engergy Systems look interesting; and a warning on industry technology research reports they might not be as transparent as you think.  Some of the sources mentioned in this podcast include: Software Developer Times, Forbes, and Wall Street Journa.

Links mentioned in this podcast includes:

Conferences mentioned in this podcast includes:

The microbrew recommendation for this show is Widmer Brothers' Drop Top Amber Ale.

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #344 | 080603 | Audacity, XTuple, Cisco Nexus, zBoost, VoIP Hacks & World Business Forum4

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

Today's Tech Rag Tear Outs podcast examines: the recent release of Audacity 1.3.5; new services for XTuple an open source ERP solution; introduction to Cisco's 'new brain' for your network called Nexus (NX-OS); pointer to zBoost YX300 & YX510 devices which aims to help you expand your cell phone coverage; and two links to PC World articles on VoIP hacks (Link#1 and Link#2).

Additional links mentioned in this podcast includes:

Our microbrew recommendation of the show is the Red Hook Long Hammer IPA. And if you have any tech questions post them to:

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #342 | 080122 | EMC Flash Drives, IBM IOPES Email Search, Interview with PacketTrap & Conference Pointers

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

Today's Tech Rag Tear Outs podcast examines news from Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on EMC, and an article from eWeek on IBM's new OmniFind Personal Email Search application called IOPES.  Following the news is an interview with PacketTrap about their network monitoring tool PT360

After the interview there are several conference pointers:

Links mentioned in this podcast include:

Our sponsor SCOTTEVEST has some new gear that you should check out:

TECH NEWS RADIO PODCAST #340 | 070918 | Discussions on: Future Tense, CIO Podcast, IInnovate, Controlling Chaos, Eric Mack, JKOnTheRun, Radio Lab, Technorama, Kevin Devin, Engadget

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This podcast is sponsored by SCOTTEVEST (SeV) - makers of fine tech clothing.

Today's Tech News Radio podcast examines a review of information technology related podcasts, and news items related to the tech podcast marketplace.  This is our 7th edition of this format and comments are welcome at: [email protected].  The promo played in this show is from Mortgages Made Simple.

Specific podcast recommendations mentioned in this podcast include:

Additional links mentioned include: