Geek News Central Podcast

Geek News Central Podcast

Twice weekly Technology News show covering the Tech Space. With Segments on Science, Mobile, Digital TV, FAA, FCC, Cyber Security, Gadgets and Tech Politics.... Show More

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July 9, 2020 50 min

Frontier has been ordered to pay a $900,000 fine for misleading consumers. Meanwhile, T-Mobile is launching its home network solution for $49.99 offering connectivity up to 50mbps down. This gives folks hope stuck on slow internet in rural America. We are experiencing a significant heatwave here. Pray for rain. Subscribe to the Newsletter. Join the … Continue reading Frontier Misled Consumers #1460 →

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Florida residents are protected from insurance companies looking at your DNA test results unless you give them permission as part of a new law that was approved today. This is a win for Florida residents and is something that should be adopted by all states to protect the DNA data of their state citizens. A … Continue reading Florida Bans DNA Data from Insurance Companies #1459 →

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YouTube TV has raised the prices by a whopping 30% taking the price to really insane levels as TV companies work to get their pound of flesh out of all of us. So is it time to cut the digital cord. I start adding up all the services and it will may be time to … Continue reading YouTube TV Jacks up Streaming Price #1458 →

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June 29, 2020 47 min

Amazon is paying out $500 million to those at Amazon most at risk for Covid. This is after they dropped the $2.00 hour extra in wages in June. Second show with the shorter show intro. So far feels pretty good and lets me get into the show faster. Subscribe to the Newsletter. Join the Chat … Continue reading Amazon Pays out $500 Million #1457 →

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June 25, 2020 68 min

Win $35,000 by designing the new Moon Toilet. NASA is having a contest for design ideas for a new lunar toilet. The 1/6 gravity is potentially a bigger issue than a microgravity toilet. It seems strange to me but they need some help. A new intro today for the show to get us into the … Continue reading Moon Toilet Contest #1456 →

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June 22, 2020 48 min

Apple WWDC dominated the news today on everything Apple that is being announced with the big move to their ARM processor brings up memories of when they switched to Intel chips and was the time I got my first Macbook Pro. Sorry for missing last Thursdays show details on the podcast. You will notice I … Continue reading Apple WWDC Announcements #1455 →

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Contact tracing is proving to be a hot topic by those 55 and over with a majority of Americans reject the idea of being traced. Meanwhile, a new initiative is proving to be unpopular with at least one of my former listeners. For those of you supporting the show in the ways you can I … Continue reading 7 in 10 Americans Reject Contact Tracing #1454 →

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June 8, 2020 70 min

Starting a new initiative today on the show and have started a wishlist linked below. If you would like to help the show out with gear and or supplies I have a wishlist started on amazon and you can check out. I am also looking for a couple of volunteers who are well written to … Continue reading Wishlist and Volunteers #1453 →

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June 4, 2020 58 min

Apple is reportedly tracking looters that broke into a Philadelphia Apple store and stole phones and other merchandise. Hopefully cooler heads will prevail and law and order can resume. SpaceX is back in the news again with another successful launch. Read about it below. See you next week with a full production schedule. Your show … Continue reading Apple Tracking Looters #1452 →

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June 1, 2020 46 min

Big congrats to SpaceX for a successful launch of Demo 2 in getting America back in the manned space lift business. It was a spectacular launch and then rendezvous with the Internation Space Station. Great job on capturing the flag and handily beating Boeing. Lot’s to talk about today and some good feedback from the … Continue reading Congrats to SpaceX #1451 →

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May 28, 2020 68 min

Tonight I break down Section 230 of the CDA which I am sure half the planet is going crazy over today as they have no clue what it is, how it has let the Internet grow, and why Twitter may have really screwed up regardless of what you think of the president. Sadly there is … Continue reading Section 230 #1450 →

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Well several things to talk about tonight is the ongoing picking of winners and losers. I also share a bit of news I have not yet made public but thought to do so in light of everything that is going on. I hope your all well and enjoy the memorial day weekend if you are … Continue reading Winners and Losers and who’s picking them! #1449 →

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Certain states are seeing massive employment fraud with millions of dollars being stolen giving the FBI a lot of work to do to chase down those involved. Often leading to those that have been talked into letting them use bank accounts of those in romance schemes. Your show support at this time is doubly appreciated … Continue reading Massive Employment Fraud Underway #1448 →

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May 14, 2020 70 min

Congress has failed to curve and of the spying as it relates to any foreign and intelligence that is collected against American citizens. They talk a big game but as soon as the public is not looking they continue on with the status quo. Big shout out to my brothers and sisters from the Navy … Continue reading The Spying Continues #1447 →

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Elon Musk is going to open his factories against the Alameda County health official and told employees willing to report to work. If Walmart can be open why cannot other businesses be open within reason is what I say. Time to get the country rolling again while we have a country left to go back … Continue reading Elon Musk says take me to Jail #1446 →

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Are Community Guidelines Pissing You off? Well, they are pissing a lot of people off and I say tough. I have a few choice words tonight and I will say the show is going to get a bit unbridled for a while. Also, I apologize to Andrew we will try round 3 in getting your … Continue reading Community Guidelines Pissing you Off? #1445 →

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If you have not realized it by now. 95% of what you watch on mainstream TV news today is all about a political agenda. I encourage each of you to get out there and research some news from other countries instead of feeding your brain with the politicized crap coming out of our media sources. … Continue reading Don’t Believe Everything on TV #1444 →

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April 30, 2020 85 min

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to get brutally honest. Some of these measures need to end. I cannot even impair the amount of damage this is happening to families and businesses across this country I hear their please every single day as business owners are desperate to get the message out about their businesses to … Continue reading Time to be Brutally Honest #1443 →

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April 27, 2020 65 min

Covid-19 App tracking is starting in many countries and appears to be embraced in Australia. The next thing they will be doing is injecting tracking microchips into us. Based on the non-response from this audience it appears you are ok with being tracked and warned by an App on your possible exposure to an infected … Continue reading Covid-19 App Tracking Launches #1442 →

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April 23, 2020 56 min

Apple and Google are almost ready with their Covid-19 tracking app that continues to spur a lot of privacy concern discussions and even EU leaders are asking hard questions. As we end week 6 of the lockdown keep the faith and I will be back with you next week with another full week of content. … Continue reading Apple and Google Covid-19 App #1441 →

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