Full Frontal Nerdity

Full Frontal Nerdity

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Some professional IT guys talking Tech
I Left My Bitcoin In San Francisco
Dec 1, 2016
This week we’re joined by Vince Mayfield, CEO of Bit-Wizards, and we discuss how to hack public transportation, how to crash an iPhone, and how to migrate data across the arctic tundra. You know… all the useful stuff.
Ooo Baby I Love Your Huawei
Nov 22, 2016
This week we thankfully don’t have ANY hacks or viruses to talk about. So we reminisce about the good old days of AOL’s CD-ROMs and dial-up over wifi. We discuss the merits of large hard drives, the cool new drones you can’t afford, and you should check…
Instant Karma Crash
Nov 15, 2016
We have a full team this week; Jeff is back in the hot seat, and special guest (and Nintendo afficionado) Ben Taylor returns to share his wisdom. This week we teach you how to keep your swinging lifestyle secret (don’t re-use passwords), explain the best…
Shorty Got Flow (Flow Flow Flow)
Nov 8, 2016
This week we talk about the internet losing it’s collective mind over Apple losing the legacy (and not so legacy) ports on the new MacBook Pro. We talk about Microsoft releasing some new apps in Office 365 to compete with some indie market leaders. And…
Surface Su-Su-Studio
Nov 1, 2016
This week we keep it simple and talk about the latest and greatest new hardware from the Apple and Microsoft events; MacBook Pros and Surfaces galore!
Season of the Switch
Oct 24, 2016
Sam is on vacation :( but we manage. Plenty to talk about, but rumored hardware tops the list; Otto-bots Assemble!, new Macs coming soon, new Microsoft hardware to be announced, and new Nintendo gaming console… complete with game cartridges to blow!
Wild Wild Western Digital
Oct 18, 2016
The gang is back to tell you about this week’s tech news… new server software from Microsoft, new SSDs from Western Digital, new music streaming options, and new podcast recommendations.
Daydream VR Believer
Oct 11, 2016
This week on FFN we commiserate with Samsung over the disaster that is the story of the Note 7, we conversate about the new hardware from Google’s event, and we collaborate on Kickstarter for cool new ways to keep your pants from falling down.
Ain’t Nuthin’ But A G-Suite, Baby
Oct 4, 2016
This week on the podcast we talk about Office 365 going head to head with Google’s rebranded G-Suite, Facebook competing with Slack, Craigslist and eBay all at once, and Blackberry loses the fight against the relentless forward march of technology. Get…
Yahoo Let The Dogs Out
Sep 27, 2016
We are joined, this week, by HubSpot certified marketing genius, Candie, who weighs in on Facebook’s shady counting system, and we also discuss Yahoo! losing its resale value, Pokémon Go losing it’s #1 position, and Windows 7 is losing the “Get with the…
Holding Out for a GoPro Hero 5
Sep 20, 2016
We are joined this week by special guest Jeremy Hofer and we discuss the Note 7 recall and the iPhone 7 selling out. We also talk about why you can’t both have an HP Inkjet printer and send your kids to college, and why eBay wants to buy your old phone,…
We Didnt Start the Note 7 Fire
Sep 14, 2016
Deepest apologies about the missing episode from last week… somebody piped the recording to /dev/null. Yeesh. This week the gang discusses exploding android phones, dieting PlayStations and, of course, the new Apple Watch and iPhone 7… now showerproof.
Have a Nice Zero-Day
Aug 30, 2016
We catch you up on more tech news from the week; from hackers getting into voter databases to Spotify getting into the strong-arm business, from WhatsApp giving up your info to Facebook to Facebook giving up an entire department, and from McDonald’s…
The PowerShell of Love
Aug 23, 2016
In this week’s episode of FFN we talk about how to read underwater, what mixed reality means, when to upgrade your android phone , where to get music online, and why your webcam doesn’t work anymore. A veritable fount of information!
I DDOS from the Land Downunder
Aug 16, 2016
This week we have a lot to talk about; The Chinese have created a quantum tunneling satellite, the Australians have crashed their government’s servers, the German’s have left their cars open to hacking, the Japanese are installing custom utility poles for…
Phishing in the Dark
Aug 9, 2016
This week we discuss the hacks released at Black Hat, new gear from Samsung, changes to Hulu’s offerings and YOU WON’T BELIEVE WHAT FACEBOOK DID WITH THEIR ALGORITHM. All this and more on Full Frontal Nerdity!
Sultans of Bing
Aug 2, 2016
On this week’s episode of Full Frontal Nerdity we debate the wisdom of inviting Russians to hack your system, we discuss the awesomeness that is Windows 10, and we digress about whether Jediism is the best religion. You can’t make this stuff up! (Even…
Hacked in the USSR
Jul 26, 2016
Special guest Alex Morrow joins us to talk about Microsoft’s earnings report, and the gang also discusses the Russians hacking the DNC, Verizon buying up internet companies from the 1990’s, and Seagate’s opportunity to lose ALL your data with a single…
Ain’t No Pokéstopping Us Now
Jul 19, 2016
Poor Randy had to work today and couldn’t make the podcast, but the rest of the gang is here to tell you why you have random strangers are wandering through your yard, why Netflix won’t let you watch Star Trek, and why Microsoft loves Skype on Linux.…
I’ve Had The Prime Day of my Life
Jul 12, 2016
The whole crew is back together, and this week we’re talking about how that $1 frosty from Wendy’s could cost you a lot more, the $1,800 Microsoft Surface Pro could cost you a lot less, and the Pokemon Go app could cost you your dignity when you walk into…
The Final Countdown for Free Windows
Jul 6, 2016
Just a short headlines episode this week, since the week is shortened by the 4th of July festivities. Time is running out for you to get your free legal license for Windows 10, Apple are getting sued by Spotify for being too greedy, Amazon are trying…
Paradise by the Dash Button Light
Jun 28, 2016
Jay joins us again to talk about some BIG news from Microsoft, Jeff’s sticking Amazon Shopping Carts all over his house, Randy’s hacking the radio waves, Sam’s reliving the good old days of two-bit icons, and Joaquin’s excited about how many devices Java…
It’s a Kind of Magic Leap AR
Jun 21, 2016
We’re joined by developer Jay Pedro this week as we talk about the Russian government’s interest in Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, Domino’s Pizza disappointing hungry T-Mobile subscribers, Apple’s new file system, and Microsoft getting in on the…
Sweet Emoji
Jun 14, 2016
This week is JAM PACKED with news as we cover the E3 gaming event and Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference. Lots of cool stuff from Redmond and Cupertino, and we highlight the information you need to know. Technology… yay!
Save the LastPass for Me
Jun 7, 2016
We are joined this week by special-guest-but-soon-to-be-regular Noel Elpedes. We talk about millions of PC shipping with built in vulnerabilities, and hundreds of millions of passwords leaked on line. New CPUs from Intel and even newer features in Office…
Return of the MacBook Pro Rumors
May 30, 2016
Randy’s out of town this week, but we soldier on without him. We talk about Windows 10’s growing user base, rumors of new hardware from Apple and Microsoft, Hulk Hogan’s sex tape and all Google does is win, win, wIn, no matter what. You know… the usual.
Allo from the Other Side
May 24, 2016
In this week’s episode of FFN we cover new smart watches from Pebble, enterprise news from Microsoft, and all the apps, operating systems and hardware announced at Google’s IO Conference. Thanks to special guest MSgt. Matt Nece for sharing [*redacted*]…
Don’t Stop ‘Til You Git Enough
May 17, 2016
This week on FFN we mourn (celebrate) the demise of flash in Chrome, we empathize with the people who lost 5 hours of data in Salesforce, we say goodbye to Disney Infinity (we barely knew thee), and we say good riddance to GitHub’s per-repository pricing…
I Can’t Feel My Facebook Politics When I’m With You
May 10, 2016
This week we are joined by special guest Durrel Turner, a local IT professional, as we talk about the life and times of Internet Explorer, SharePoint’s fabulous new look, Facebook’s political leanings and Windows 10’s not going to be giving it away for…
WhatsApp, Pussycat?
May 3, 2016
In this week’s episode of Full Frontal Nerdity we show you how you can make money as a hacker without having to hack! We also discuss the cost of building your company on strong encryption, how to stay rich and anonymous, and how to pay too much for a…
Phantom of the Opera’s VPN
Apr 26, 2016
A bank in Bangladesh loses billions, Dropbox dumps Windows XP, and Microsoft executes the Xbox 360 while Opera and Edge up their browser game and Ubuntu declares this to be the year of the Linux Desktop (still nope.)
If I Could Turn Back QuickTime
Apr 19, 2016
Blackberry’s encryption is about as secure as their market share, TinyURL’s leaving a giant security hole, QuickTime’s update cycle is too slow, and Kayne West’s credibility is going south. Lots to discuss on this week’s FFN!
Bash Into Me
Apr 13, 2016
Lots to talk about this week; you can watch NFL games live on Twitter, or you can watch your friends’ boring lives live on Facebook. But hey… if you buy the new HTC android phone, you can stream all that video to an Apple TV! Oh, and you can run linux…
I Like Big Bots and I Cannot Lie
Apr 5, 2016
Software Engineer Extraordinaire Keith Telle joins us this week to impart his wisdom as we talk about dearly-departed canaries, Google pranks that need to die, dead-simple password hacking, and a heartfelt eulogy for the old Microsoft as the Build…
Let’s Tay Together
Mar 29, 2016
This week the war between Apple and the feebs *finally* ends. Another hospital get held hostage when its files are deleted, some guy breaks the internet by deleting 12 lines of code, and Microsoft deletes its AI’s twitter account because… racism? Netflix…
Livin’ on the Edge Browser Plugins
Mar 22, 2016
This week the FBI hits pause on its court case with Apple, Apple presses rewind and celebrates 40 years with new iPhones and iPads, Microsoft fast-forwards it’s Windows 10 rollout to unsuspecting users, and Anonymous tells Donald Trump “let’s play!” So…
Somewhere Beyond The SQL
Mar 17, 2016
We have special guest Louis Erickson chiming in with his opinion about the ongoing FBI/Apple saga. We also discuss Microsoft opening up it’s SQL platform to linux, expanding it’s Xbox platform to allow cross-platform gaming, and inviting Evernote users to…
Baby Got Slack
Mar 8, 2016
Another exciting episode of Full Frontal Nerdity as we cover the first legit ransomware for Mac OS X in the wild, Joaquin discusses where to locate the VIN on a car while the rest of us discuss using it to hack into a car. Office 365 gets a facelift, and…
Bye Bye Miss Raspberry Pi
Mar 1, 2016
Special Guest Vince Mayfield returns to FFN to pitch in with his informed opinion regarding the broad range of topics we covered this week; ANOTHER SoCal health institution falls to ransomware, Microsoft and HTC compete for space on your face, Apple…
She Moves In Mysterious Waze
Feb 23, 2016
Joaquin’s out sick this week, so the gang is able to have an intelligent conversation about the saga that’s unfolding between the FBI and Apple. We also discuss (intelligently) about a hospital being held hostage. Android gets some new flagship phones,…
You Aint Nothing but a Hound Dog Identifier
Feb 16, 2016
This week we’re joined by a very special guest, Kentico Evangelist (and Kanye West fanboy) Bryan Soltis. In this episode you can find out how to photoshop out entire folders from your root directory, decide for yourself if twitter is live-tweeting its own…
My United States of IT Security? Whatever!
Feb 9, 2016
Not much happened this week except for, oh I don’t know, THE GOVERNMENT GETTING HACKED AND TRAINED EAGLES TAKING OUT DRONES! In less exciting news, we also discuss a potential job opening in the White House, streaming illegal movies, and bricking your…
We All Live In A Yellow Server Farm
Feb 2, 2016
This week we discover that Microsoft’s never heard you should keep your computer away from water, we see Google is now worth more than your rich uncle, and the Edge browser keeps track of your porn, I MEAN BANKING, habits… for now.
Search Better Have My Money
Jan 26, 2016
So much to talk about this week, and so little time to talk about it! Crash a friends phone as a prank! (It’s the new rickroll) Give your printer your credit card! (What’s the worst that could happen?) Start a social network! (Who needs a billion dollars,…
Drop Xbox Live Like Its Hot
Jan 19, 2016
This week we discuss how to watch Netflix from the moon, how to watch ripped movies on your Apple TV, and how to watch Hyatt’s bottom line drop. We celebrate some birthdays, too: Pokemon turns 20, Wikipedia celebrates 15 years, and Skype finishes its 10th…
Quit Playing Games With My Heart Rate Monitor
Jan 11, 2016
Cool new toys from CES, and cool new malware in the Play store! We talk about how to hack a home security system, how to repurpose an old PC, and how to tweet a novel. Nothing but the best on FFN!
Don’t Go Breaking My App
Jan 6, 2016
Kickin’ off the new year right, the gang is back together discussing Microsoft cutting down the size of its Xbox One, while PlayStation is getting it’s network back on its feet. We discuss the 200 million new devices running Windows 10, and the 200 AOL…
Chestnuts Roasting on a 4K Fire
Dec 29, 2015
3000 prisoners make it on Santa’s nice list through a software glitch, Steam users get coal, and everyone gets the Beatles in their stocking!
And may all your Christmases be #fff
Dec 23, 2015
We’re getting ready for Christmas, but squeezing in one last show before we put on our footie pajamas. Xbox Live goes down, OneDrive Storage goes up and Flash becomes the ghost of Christmas Past.
The Boys Are Back In Town
Dec 15, 2015
Why are there like a MILLION songs about Christmas, but only one about the boys being back in town? Full Frontal Nerdity re-launches in this episode. We talk about the perils of antivirus on Mac, iPhones having babies, and Jeff’s knighted his new laptop……