Podcasts

Tech gurus of the 1950s thought the future would be full of flying cars and robots. Whatever happened to the utopian technology promised years ago? Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn how today measures up to yesterday's version of the future.

Although inventor Dean Kamen is best known for the Segway, he holds more than 440 patents and conducts educational programs across the nation to encourage young scientists. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about this remarkable inventor.

As the US economy struggles, every sector of business suffers -- even the technical industries. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about how the economic downturn affects hi-tech companies.

Several years ago, the world buzzed with rumors of fully interactive virtual reality just around the corner. Whatever happened to this immersive, innovative technology? Listen in as the HowStuffWorks podcasters take a look at virtual reality.

Parental controls are designed to prevent children from spending too much time on a computer, or from visiting inappropriate web sites. This technology can also be used in the workplace. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more.

Check out this podcast from HowStuffWorks to learn more about high-end computer peripherals, such as customizable keyboards and specialized video game consoles.

Cloud computing lets users share files and applications over the Internet. However, this service is not perfect. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the possible security and service issues of cloud computing.

Computer viruses have evolved just as quickly as computers themselves. Listen in as our HowStuffWorks staff breaks down history's worst computer viruses.

After years of rumors, Google and T-Mobile are releasing a cell phone designed to use Android, Google's new open-source software platform. Tune in to this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about the development of Google Android.

The U.S. intelligence community is creating a social networking site for spies -- and this is just one example of the growing field of niche social networks. Check out this HowStuffWorks podcast to learn more about specialized social networks.