TechStuff
TechStuff
iHeartRadio
TechStuff is a show about technology. And it’s not just how technology works. Join host Jonathan Strickland as he explores the people behind the tech, the companies that market it and how technology affects our lives and culture.
It's a (Crypto) Ponzi Scheme!
The Ponzi scheme is an old trick, but it's being used in new ways. Learn how this well worn scam is being tailored for the age of cryptocurrency, and the red flags you should be on the lookout for. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 25
49 min
Something's Rotten in Gotham City
Adaptations are rarely 100% accurate to their source material, but where is the line between adaptation and a completely new story with the same old name? Jonathan and Ariel discuss when a story isn't the story it says it is.Then we adapt two very unlikely stories of our own. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 22
46 min
Tech News: LG Hanging Up On the Phone Business?
LG might stop making smartphones. The SolarWinds hack continues to be really bad. Soon you'll be able to buy makeup inspired by Animal Crossing. And much more! Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 21
41 min
The CES Products That Never Made It
Every year at CES we see a lot of interesting technology. But some of it never seems to make it beyond the show floor. This episode is dedicated to those forgotten pieces of tech. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 20
52 min
Tech News: Signal Flares and Police Errors
Signal found the pain of success when new users overloaded the service. UK police accidentally delete hundreds of thousands of files. And we look at continuing fallout from the riots at the US Capitol on January 6th. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 19
39 min
Excess Babbage
Charles Babbage was a man ahead of his time. He was an engineer, inventor, mathematician, and grouchy pants. We learn more about this historic figure and his creations. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 18
51 min
TechStuff Classic: Why Y2K Didn't End the World
Despite all the Y2K hype, the world kept turning on January 1, 2000. Did we have nothing to fear to begin with, or did we narrowly avoid technological Armageddon? We explore how the Year 2000 Problem worked. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 15
41 min
Tech News: When the Chips are Down
Intel gets a new CEO, the Signal messaging app gets a bunch of new users and CES gets virtually crazy. All this and more in today's news episode. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 14
37 min
The Google Stadia Story
Google launched a video game streaming service called Google Stadia in 2019. Can Google succeed where others failed, or will Stadia become another Google product that fades away? Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 13
52 min
Tech News: Coups and CES
The assault on Capitol Hill in the US has already had an enormous impact, including in the world of tech. We look at how social platforms and hosting services have responded. We also learn about what we'll be seeing this week at CES, plus more. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
Jan 12
41 min
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