Techsperts http://kcur.org en Techsperts: Securing Information http://kcur.org/post/techsperts-securing-information <p></p><p>Until recently, we felt pretty secure using credit cards at major retailers. But with breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus and now maybe Michael’s, should we rethink the technology that’s supposed to keep our data secure?</p><p>On Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, our Techsperts delve into this tech issues and others. Could supermarket Wi-Fi be the key to keeping customers shopping longer? Will wearable technology that tracks your health become the norm?<br />&nbsp;</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 16:53:18 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 50331 at http://kcur.org Techsperts: Securing Information Techsperts: 11 Nerdy Holiday Gift Ideas http://kcur.org/post/techsperts-11-nerdy-holiday-gift-ideas <p>If you're always losing your keys or you're concerned about the efficiency of your driving habits, well, there's an app for that.&nbsp;</p><p>In the second part of Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, the Techsperts offer their gift guide for the newest gadgets, perfect for your favorite techie.</p> Mon, 02 Dec 2013 16:05:44 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 47672 at http://kcur.org Techsperts: 11 Nerdy Holiday Gift Ideas Techsperts: Social Media and Home Technologies http://kcur.org/post/techsperts-social-media-and-home-technologies <p>Change your home thermostat setting while you’re shopping at the grocery store. Lock the back door after you’ve backed out of the driveway.</p><p>On Tuesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date" target="_blank"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, our Techsperts return to talk with Steve Kraske about the future of home automation systems and how these new technologies will change daily life.&nbsp;</p><p>And, did you just get used to Twitter? The tech gurus will also look at the growing rise of new, trendy social media platforms&nbsp;that have a photo and video emphasis.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Steve Kraske & Kaitlin Brennan 39782 at http://kcur.org Techsperts: Social Media and Home Technologies The Techsperts: Internet Pirates, Virtual Offices, Sponsored Webcasts http://kcur.org/post/techsperts-internet-pirates-virtual-offices-sponsored-webcasts <p></p><div>Internet pirates are hiding on college computer networks, despite the schools’ efforts to get rid of them.</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Arrrgh.&nbsp;</div><p> Thu, 18 Oct 2012 02:18:07 +0000 Stephen Steigman, Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 26167 at http://kcur.org The Techsperts: Internet Pirates, Virtual Offices, Sponsored Webcasts Techsperts: Carhacking, Good Enough For Govt Work & Top Gadgets http://kcur.org/post/techsperts-carhacking-good-enough-govt-work-top-gadgets <p>Do you love having a "connected" car; one with GPS, Bluetooth, even a vehicle-immobilization system?&nbsp; Would you love it as much if you knew <strong>hackers could access your automobile</strong> through any one of those or other electronic features? Mon, 03 Sep 2012 21:38:59 +0000 Danie Alexander & Brian Ellison 23894 at http://kcur.org Techsperts: Carhacking, Good Enough For Govt Work & Top Gadgets The Techsperts: Free WiFi (Everwhere!), Laptop Lookout & Google Drive http://kcur.org/post/techsperts-free-wifi-everwhere-laptop-lookout-google-drive <p>Now that <a href="http://disney.com" target="_blank">Disney</a> and <a href="http://nintendo.com" target="_blank">Nintendo</a> have decided to offer <strong>free WiFi</strong>, can we expect to find it throughout the land?</p><p> Tue, 22 May 2012 04:03:43 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 18069 at http://kcur.org The Techsperts: Free WiFi (Everwhere!), Laptop Lookout & Google Drive The Techsperts: Google TV, iPad 3, Facebook Timeline http://kcur.org/post/techsperts-google-tv-ipad-3-facebook-timeline <p>Last week <a href="http://apple.com" target="_blank">Apple</a> unveiled its 3rd generation iPad, the aptly-named &quot;the new iPad.&quot; (a.k.a. &quot;<strong>iPad 3</strong>.&quot;) Is it worth the upgrade?</p><p>Around the same time <a href="http://www.google.com/fiber/kansascity/index.html">Google Fiber</a> applied for permission to sell TV services in the Kansas City area; is this a sign that they&#39;ll <strong>offer up TV services to its</strong> <strong>Google Fiber</strong> customers - in direct competition with providers Time Warner, SureWest,&nbsp; and AT&amp;T? And will Google know what you want to watch before you&#39;ve even turned on the TV?&nbsp;</p><p>Probably. Mon, 12 Mar 2012 04:51:07 +0000 Stephen Steigman 14014 at http://kcur.org The Techsperts: Google TV, iPad 3, Facebook Timeline The Techsperts' 2011 Holiday Gift Guide http://kcur.org/post/techsperts-2011-holiday-gift-guide <p>The holidays are all about tradition, and one of our very favorites is unveiling the Techsperts&#39; Holiday Gift Guide. Wondering what to get the geek in your family who&#39;s already got everything? From know-it-all to noob, this list&#39;s got something for everyone.</p><p> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 20:36:50 +0000 Luke Martin & Steve Kraske 8528 at http://kcur.org The Techsperts' 2011 Holiday Gift Guide The Techsperts: Technology News & Holiday Gift Giving Guide http://kcur.org/post/techsperts-technology-news-holiday-gift-giving-guide <p>The <strong>tablet computer </strong>is one of the most <strong>popular tech gifts</strong> this holiday season, and according to a new survey, within three years, there will be 89.5 million tablet owners in the United States. That&#39;s right: <strong>nearly one in three web-connected Americans will own one.</strong> Wed, 07 Dec 2011 16:35:07 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Steve Kraske 8507 at http://kcur.org The Techsperts: Technology News & Holiday Gift Giving Guide