Words from Nerds

Words from Nerds 222: What’s In Store?

October 16, 201334 min
New iPads seem to be coming next week, thanks to a tweet from T-Mobile's CEO. For Disney fans, get a sneak peak at the new Avatar Land that is coming to Orlando's theme park.  Owners of D-Link routers should be aware of a major security backdoor that may affect you. And we've got a mobile app of the week to help you organize your online reading for when you have time to sit down and read.

Hosts: Tom Kresic, John Kresic, Mike Kresic
Running Time: 34:38


Mobile App of the Week:

Pocket (formerly Read It Later) - a free service with apps for your iOS and Android mobile devices.



Nerd News:

D-Link routers may be vulnerable

What’s the most counterfeited bill in the world? Well, new tech is going to try to make it harder to duplicate those Ben Franklins.

Would you see a movie if the trailer had no original film footage from it? Well, we did a long, time ago. In a galaxy just like this one. The original Empire Strikes Back trailer.

You knew this was coming, right? The slew of Avatar movie sequels wasn’t just to get you to go to the movies. It’ll help draw you in to the new Avatar Land at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park in Orlando.

How about some Raspberry Pi for the Internet of things?

Do you like surprises? Then you may not be happy with T-Mobile’s CEO who spilled the beans about what Apple has in store, or will be selling in his store, for October 22nd.

No surprise about what Microsoft has in store for October 18th. It’s the long-promised release of Windows 8.1.

Google Fiber is okay with personal-use servers now



This Week in Nerd History:

October 17, 1888 – Thomas Edison files a patent for the Optical Phonograph (the first movie)

October 13, 1983 – Ameritech Mobile Communications (now AT&T Inc.) launched the first US cellular network in Chicago, Illinois.




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