LN-QRM #104: The Optimist Show

Recorded: 11 August 2013

Hosts: Joel, Barry J & Michael

Topics

The new tent shed is up
Still waiting for the John Deere
Meteors tonight! / And possibly Northern Lights!
September 10: New iPhone announcement?
Xbox 360 will drop Microsoft PointsTwisted magnetic atoms could lead to hard drives that store 20 times more dataWith KeyMe, an iPhone Pic Now Means You Can Always Print More House Keys LaterElectric road charges buses while they drive
My friends boat is almost ready for the water. (yes, the one from last weeks episode)
Chris and I have a date day! (probably confusing Joel with text messages)
I could use a clone…. (Code Monkey Stuff)
Openpgp
Jeep a few hundred miles from 250K, will it make it?
The Gutless Cutlass

 

Musical Guest: Sasha Aaron with “Meant For Me”

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #87: Just look in the South East Sky

Recorded: 24 March 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Michael

Topics

Even we are sick of snow now 20+ feet since January 15th. (It does compress, sublimate)
Maple weekend in New England
Facebook Shows Off New Home Page Design, Including Bigger Pictures
Skype scores an iOS update
How did the microphone not pick that up?
Michael putting in his FireFighter application (something to do in his spare time…)
An odd radiation shield for Mars mission
Grocery store review
Google’s Eric Schmidt says Google Now for iOS approval is in Apple’s court
Apple says Google Now for iOS has not been submitted to the App Store
Apple’s Podcasts app updated
Once again, iPhone ranks highest in J.D. Power smartphone customer satisfaction survey
Mac Mini works much better with OS X
HBO considers U-turn on cable-free access to HBO Go
Got to view pan-STARRS at +0.2 mag (not what I planned, but really cool)
Must have been a hell of a night
A man’s sink
Damn!, Ice, or is that Ice Dam (I hope)
Mardi Gra in Da Keweenaw this weekend &
Change in plans for Sunday work…
My tractor is not a John Deere, it’s my neighbors…

Musical Guest: Gaia with “Settlin For This”

 Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

 

LN-QRM #75: Wake Up Michael

Recorded: 9 December 2001
Hosts:
Jash, Barry J & Michael

Topics

Apple and Google reportedly team up for Kodak patent bid
After dropping gaming shows, G4 to become the Esquire Channel
SpaceX awarded contract from the US Air Force to provide Falcon rockets for two missions in 2014 and 2015
FCC Chief Urges FAA To Ease Airplane Electronics Ban
BIG ASTEROID FLYBY
New gmail client out for iPhone, I’m editing this with it right now!
Onion goggles?

Musical Guest: Bill Meyers with “Angels We Have Heard On High”

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #59: Michael Goes Last

Recorded: 5 August 2012

Hosts: Barry J, Barty & Michael

Topics

iPhone Announcement on 12 September?
Michael has a Nexus 7 …
Mountain Lion rocks!
Microsoft Drops Metro Name for New Product Look
Bucky Balls: Buy yours while you can!
DARPA calls on Cubic Corporation to develop One Shot XG sniper rifle
Amazon Video app on iPad and Xbox
Mars “Curiosity” to land at 1:00am ET Monday
SpaceX Wins $440 Million NASA Contract to Replace the Space Shuttle
New EU legislation requires cars to include autonymous braking system
Furby pre-orders start at Walmart, threaten your wallet with nostalgia
The  creation of the new episode of Virtual Yooper continues…

Musical Guest: The Raygun Girls with “The Time is Now”

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #49: Super Moon

Recorded: 6 May 2012

Hosts: Jash, Barry J, Barty & Michael

Topics:

Super Moon!
Camera talk
MW3 Talk
Mortgages
George Lindsey, aka Goober Pyle, dies at 83
Phone talk (It’s not what you think)
Jash’s special talents
New iPhone: Tantilizing Details Revealed [REPORT]
Discovery Acquires Revision3
Facebook IPO: Zuckerberg Will Make at Least $846 Million
CERN scientists explain what would happen if you put your hand in the LHC’s beam
Bald spot, what bald spot!
Wedding in Da Harbor…

Musical Guest: Rick Harris with ‘Funky Wah Ditty’

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #47: Slow News Week

Recorded: 22 April 2012

Hosts: Barry J, Barty & Michael

Topics:

Happy Earth Day
Rain, rain and more needed rain!
Michael’s wife, Chris, finally has girls long weekend out (yes, that means he’s Mr. mom this week) 220 – 221, whatever it takes….
The foxes are back
Michael has been on the road most of the week
New Skype version for Mac, status not working right on top tool bar?
Microsoft releases Skype 1.0 for Windows Phone
fb buys instagram for $1 billion
Dick Clark Passed away
Levon Helm of The Band also passed away
Greg Ham from Men at Work
Gibb brother came out of a coma
IBM Demos Uber Battery That ‘Breathes’
Michael tried to fix his horse trailer lights…. only to find(!)
Michael’s pickup cap
Torvalds receives 2012 Millennium Technology Prize
*** OMG – IT finally happened!
Xbox Live!
Michael really needs a hair cut!

Musical Guest: Corey Koehler with “Why Wait”

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #46: Another one bytes the dust

Recorded: 15 April 2012

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Michael

Topics:

Black flies!!! (I’ve been bit twice in the last week – Michael)
First Brew – First Taste: Mmmmmmm Good!
Call of Duty match: Teen Camp 10,000, Geezer Patrol 0
Michael needs another headset for XBox – so he can hear too!
Epic Mountain Bike Ride – First tick of the season.
iPhone4 for ride camera? Well maybe if Michael puts it in a better spot….
Riding along, then RunKeeper gave Michael a ride update, the time, and he went, “Oh Crap!”
The Quietest Place on Earth Can Drive You Mad in Less Than an Hour
Secret history of the near-construction of a lifesized Starship Enterprise in downtown Las Vegas
‘Simpsons’ Creator Matt Groening Reveals Town That Inspired Springfield
Want to Broadcast Live? Livestream Makes It Cheaper With New Hardware
Modular sleep pods invading 2012 Olympics’ data centers
Apple says ebook price fixing charges are ‘simply not true

Musical Guest:
Chasing Claymores with “Well Played, Mauer”

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LateNite QRM #43: No Apple talk – FAIL

Recorded: 25 March 2012

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Michael

Topics:

Troubled brew is OK again
The Mac Mini is dead, long live the Mac Mini…. or is it?
Jash visits an Apple store for the first time
iPhone Home key can be calibrated
Oh, and the iPad Fire Extinguisher has arrived!
Heatgate
Is Google becoming evil? Greedy? or just sloppy?
Employers want your Facebook passwords
CodeRunner… a cool and different game app
Jash upgrades his DSL
Internet speed tests!
Angry Birds in Space… is AWSOME!
Dark Shadows trailer
NASA Targets April 30th For SpaceX Launch To ISS
Apple makes $1.5 billion in a weekend, sells 3 million new iPads
Is Apple planning its own mobile voice service?
Michael taking a wild guess and think that WWDC is going to be the 11 – 15th
(because he will be in Ottowa on the 10th…)
Live Jazz , Ragtime, Running, visit with mom

Musical Guest: RICK HARRIS with “MYSTERIA”

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #38: Tech Talk

It’s just Michael and me this episode. It was a Tech Talk show. So push up your BC glasses and enjoy…. Oh, BC glasses? You know what they are if you were in the military, if not, email me to find out:  barryj@lateniteqrm.com

Recorded:
12 February 2012

Hosts: Barry J & Michael

Topics:

Xbox
iPhone games
Path uploads address books
Instagram Gets Revamped With A Fresh Interface And New Features
Google+
Skype on 3g
Coming together? Next-gen MacBook Pro said to resemble MacBook Air
Upgrading Your AT&T Phone Is About Cost You Twice as Much
Anonymous says attack put CIA website offline
Cinemagram app for iOS makes art out of animated GIFs
TiVo HD DVR now available for DirecTV customers nationwide
No other HD DVR in the industry comes close.
Waze uses the iPhone proximity sensor to launch hands-free traffic reporting for iOS

Musical Guest: London with “Aurora Blue”

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #26: Pizza Party!!!

I know, it’s been over a month since the last podcast. Jash, Michael and I have been busy. So we decided to make it up to you with this long…. long podcast featuring the Brockway Mountain Midnight Pizza Party. It’s an annual event up in Yooper Country that Michael and his family go to every year. But… don’t worry. We still get enough geeky tech-talk in. Enjoy.

Hosts: Barry J & Michael 

Topics

Weather
Rain, rain go away!

Local
Summer Solstice Brockway Mountain Pizza Party
Black flies, mosquitoes and deer flies, oh my!
No water means well pump replacement
4th of July means 3 for 9er week!
Michael & his Mom on a cruise from Boston to Montreal
Ambulance in Copper Harbor going live on the 4th of July weekend

Gadgets & Games
Apple announces IOS 5, OS X Lion and iCloud
Live TV coming to Xbox
Don’t put your iPhone in a ziplock bag
Call of Duty – Modern Warfare 3 – O M G!!!!
Halo 4 is also coming soon
HP OfficeJet Pro is a cool multifunction printer
DropBox
No Agenda Podcast and the No Agenda Stream

News
Check out Political QRM
They’re BA-ACK! Frickin’ politicians
Political signs on the road already? REALLY?
Weinergate
Peter Faulk – aka Columbo is dead at age 83

Musical Guest: Edwin Derricutt with his song “3 Minutes 23″

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat BandHit the Ground Running