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.

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May 17, 2021 53 min

66% of Cyber Security Officers in companies globally know their companies will come under cyber attack in the next year. Considering what the United States has gone through with the pipeline hack it’s pretty scary all things considering that it could be worse. Links below and commentary in the show. Become an Insider today to … Continue reading Cyber Security Attacks on the Rise #1528 →

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Homeland Security is monitoring social media to detect plans of domestic terrorism. Why this is news is a surprise to me as we have been under constant surveillance since 9-11. If people are naive enough to think that what you post publicly has not been under scrutiny then you have not been paying attention to … Continue reading Homeland Security Monitoring Social Media #1527 →

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May 6, 2021 44 min

SpaceX has had some big wins Crew 1 home from ISS safely. Another launch of Starlink satellites and most impressively the landing of starship 15 without exploding. This is a major win for SpaceX and if they can rinse and repeat this feat over the coming months they will become a much more impressive force … Continue reading SpaceX Starship 15 Lands #1526 →

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SpaceX has been approved for an additional 3 test flights by the FAA for its Boca Chica flight facility. This is a big deal in that they got all three approved at once. We will see if SpaceX can land one upright. Become an Insider today to get access to this very private, very personal … Continue reading SpaceX Approved for 3 Test Flights #1525 →

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Do you really own media you buy at Apple or is it more like long-term rental with them having the option to recall or remove the rental from your media library? That is a question being asked in a lawsuit that has been filed after several individuals have called into question the BUY option and … Continue reading Do you own Media Purchased at Apple? #1524 →

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Tesla AutoPilot is under serious scrutiny after 2 people were killed when the driver was in the passenger seat. Consumer Reports has reported how they got a Tesla to drive around a test track with no one in the driver’s seat. People will do dumb things to get themselves killed but this is ridiculous and … Continue reading Tesla AutoPilot under Serious Scrutiny #1523 →

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April 19, 2021 55 min

Ingenuity Helicopter has its first successful flight on Mars while the flight only lasted 30 seconds this is a huge accomplishment by the NASA and JPL team to pull this off. We will see now how further they can push the envelope in the amount of time in the air and the distance to travel. … Continue reading Ingenuity Flys on Mars #1522 →

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Big tech thinks corporate tax hikes of 7% are acceptable when they barely pay and federal taxes, to begin with, is quite obtuse of them. When they start paying their fair share. Small companies like mine take the brunt of corporate tax increases it really would be criminal to do this in a time when … Continue reading Big Tech is Fine with Corporate Tax Hikes #1521 →

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Apple has labeled Facebook as a Peeping tom upping the war between them and explaining you do not need to accept Facebook tracking and spying on you. So please say no to track when you get IOS 14.5 this is your chance to stop the madness. Become an Insider today to get access to this … Continue reading Facebook Labeled by Apple as Peeping Tom #1520 →

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April 8, 2021 55 min

The 2.25 Trillion stimulus package being promoted by the White House contains 100 billion dollars for EV rebates. So if you were thinking about an Electric Vehicle I think I would delay in going picking one up before seeing what kind of free cash from the taxpayers you can get for your next car. Just … Continue reading 100 Billion in EV Rebates #1519 →

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April 5, 2021 45 min

Mars Ingenuity rover’s Helicopter has survived its first nite on Mars paving the way for test and potential hover flight on April 11th this is all good news as NASA is hitting all its milestones so far with this program. Also, Elon Musk explains why SN11 Blew up during its test flight. Let’s just say … Continue reading Mars Helicopter Survives #1518 →

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Big Tech primarily Google hired nearly all the lobbyist in Arizona to pressure the legislature to not vote on a bill that would have caused both Apple and Google to lose revenue in that app developers would have been able to use third party payment processing systems bypassing the toll Google and Apple apply on … Continue reading Big Tech killed Arizona App Legislation #1517 →

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In the very near future, you will be able to unlock nearly anything with your phone. You may even be able to have your Passport and or Drivers license embedded in your phone. We will see how the adoption of that goes as people are very wary that it will be a new way to … Continue reading Unlock Everything with your Phone #1516 →

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March 22, 2021 45 min

Amiss the publishing of the last show the server that GNC resides on fell over sideways and crashed harder than an airplane with no fuel. It went totally down and I was quite lucky that Angelo Mandato was still awake as he came to the site’s rescue and had me on new hardware in under … Continue reading On New Iron #1515 →

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Facebook is working on a new device that will read your brain waves in order to power a device that will let you type like a keyboard without having a keyboard or control lights and devices with hand gestures tied to eye wear and a wearable arm band. yepp now the will be reading your … Continue reading Facebook will read your Brain waves #1514 →

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Googles 5 Billion dollars incognito lawsuit is being allowed to advance. This is after Google has worked hard to get it dismissed but it has enough legs to proceed and obviously Google is not happy. So we will see where this one goes. Remember Incognito does not mean a private session only one that is … Continue reading Google Incognito Lawsuit to Advance #1513 →

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SpaceX as I predicted will be expanding its options for its Starlink ground stations by putting them on big trucks, airplanes, RV’s, and a whole host of moving objects. Become an Insider today to get access to this very private, very personal show that will give you complete behind-the-scenes access to yours truly. Subscribe to … Continue reading SpaceX Expands Starlink Options #1512 →

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Verizon in a now-deleted tweet is telling customers to turn off 5g in order to save on battery life of their mobile phones. With the added 5g chipsets reducing space in phones compounding the issue as they now on average smaller batteries the 5g utilization comes with a heave battery load. Become an Insider today … Continue reading Verizon Says Turn off 5g to Save Battery! #1511 →

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February 26, 2021 28 min

A celebrity in Taiwan started her live stream and went to sleep for 5 hours. This then resulted in over 11,000 people watching the stream of her sleeping and then donating $3000 dollars to the streamer. I need that gig. Become an Insider today to get access to this very private, very personal show that … Continue reading Streamer earns $3000 while Sleeping #1510 →

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Perseverance landing video released by NASA is truly remarkable. I was blown away by the clarity it was like a front-row seat. While short it demonstrates how fast and how accurate things have to be to land safely. While computers make it happen in real-time the engineers have to perfect the code and timing to … Continue reading Perseverance Landing Video Incredible #1509 →

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