Episode 09: J.D. and the Kaiser get THUNDERSTRUCK!

Pedro on game console media streaming servers and J.D. highlights some gold medal apps just in time for the 2012 Olympic Games. In the news, Youtube ticks off Wesley Crusher…well they’ve cheesed off actor and producer Wil Wheaton who played Ensign Crusher on ST:TNG while Apple and Samsung continue their slapfight in various coutrooms around the … Continue reading Episode 09: J.D. and the Kaiser get THUNDERSTRUCK!

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Episode 09 News: Law & Orders

Hardcore trolls will still hide behind their handles YouTube (owned by Google, you know) is encouraging members to link their user names on the video site to their real names on the Google+ service. The whole universal Google-wide identity thing is not going over well with everyone — most notably with the actor Wil Wheaton, who went … Continue reading Episode 09 News: Law & Orders

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Gold Medal Apps for the 2012 Olympics

Need an app that lets you keep up with the 2012 Summer Olympic games in London? If you’re cruising the mobile Web on an Android or iOS device, quite a few await you. The London 2012 Organising Committee, for example, has three apps of its own, including Join In and Official London 2012 Results. The Results app … Continue reading Gold Medal Apps for the 2012 Olympics

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Episode 08: What the Heck is a Pangolin?

In the news, Yahoo taps Google exec Marissa Mayer to be CEO and the Dark Knight is all set to rise. Pedro looks at Online Influence in a Tech Term of the Week and J.D. helps us create hard-to-crack passwords. http://media.blubrry.com/poptechjam/p/www.poptechjam.com/EPISODES/PTJ_ep08.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS | More … Continue reading Episode 08: What the Heck is a Pangolin?

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(Hopefully) Helpful Hint: Creating Hard-to-Crack Passwords

Thievery and hacking never go away, and tech nerds like us always advise coming up with “strong,” hard-to-guess password for your computer or other accounts. But many people don’t exactly know what exactly constitutes a strong password. Fortunately, you can get some password-creation advice on your computer — right there in the control panel where you … Continue reading (Hopefully) Helpful Hint: Creating Hard-to-Crack Passwords

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Episode 08 News: Dolphins and Sea Lions and Penguins, Oh My!

Yahoo is busting a move and has nabbed Marissa Mayer, an engineer and one of the earliest employees at Google, to be the company’s new chief executive. Yahoo has had a rough time of it in the CEO department the past year, so here’s hoping Mayer gets the ship back on course. (Maybe give Flickr … Continue reading Episode 08 News: Dolphins and Sea Lions and Penguins, Oh My!

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Episode 07: Platforms and the Chunkiest Tech News Around

This week futurist, polymath, technology expert, and author Phil Simon visits Pop Tech Jam. In the news segment J.D. and Pedro crank up the rumor mill, Microsoft gets into the touch screen business get set to release the latest version of their OS. Also in the news Google gets a smackdown from the U.S. government, … Continue reading Episode 07: Platforms and the Chunkiest Tech News Around

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Tech Term of the Week: Cramming

Let me be perfectly clear from the outset, I am not condoning illegal activity nor am I suggesting that those folks who make a parasitic living by cheating hardworking people out of their money should be admired or presented as role models in any way. Furthermore, I am certainly not looking to be controversial with … Continue reading Tech Term of the Week: Cramming

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