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

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

Location:

San Diego, CA

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Verizon Says Turn off 5g to Save Battery! #1511

3/2/2021
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 → The post Verizon Says Turn off 5g to Save Battery! #1511 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:30:52

Streamer earns $3000 while Sleeping #1510

2/26/2021
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 → The post Streamer earns $3000 while Sleeping #1510 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:28:14

Perseverance Landing Video Incredible #1509

2/22/2021
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 → The post Perseverance Landing Video Incredible #1509 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:34:57

Perseverance has Landed on Mars #1508

2/19/2021
Perseverance has landed on mars huge shout-out of congratulations to NASA and the JPL team that made it happen. Knocking on wood here but we have gotten pretty good at landing on Mars. There are always things that can go sideways but this was not one of those events. We will see in the coming … Continue reading Perseverance has Landed on Mars #1508 → The post Perseverance has Landed on Mars #1508 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:40:29

Starlink Global Impact #1507

2/11/2021
Starlink Global Impact is going to be so profound that it will spur innovation beyond America. I feel Elon Musk and the Starlink team will have a major positive global impact and change the way people get information and do business. The long-ignored rural parts of the entire planet will be served by Skylink in … Continue reading Starlink Global Impact #1507 → The post Starlink Global Impact #1507 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:01:03:34

Section 230 is 25! #1506

2/8/2021
Section 230 of the Digitally Millenium Copyright Act is 25 today and businesses like mine would not have been able to survive without it. While section 230 reform is going to likely happen we will need to wait and see what Congress does in way of reform with new legislation being introduced now. Become an … Continue reading Section 230 is 25! #1506 → The post Section 230 is 25! #1506 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:58:20

Is Google a Bigger Gatekeeper? #1505

2/1/2021
Google appears to be trying to give consumers more information about a website before you visit it, in qualifying the content it provides based on Wikipedia information about specific sites. Being I am not a fan of Wikipedia as it is still individuals’ opinions and write up’s that built that site that can be manipulated. … Continue reading Is Google a Bigger Gatekeeper? #1505 → The post Is Google a Bigger Gatekeeper? #1505 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:46:51

Robinhood App Stealing from the Poor #1504

1/28/2021
RobinHood the Trading app today in my opinion effectively stole from the poor, when it prevented its users to make legal trades on the stock market and in my opinion should be heavily punished by its userbase. They effectively in my opinion handed a lot of money back to the ultra-rich that had lost billions … Continue reading Robinhood App Stealing from the Poor #1504 → The post Robinhood App Stealing from the Poor #1504 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:01:10:37

5G Gear in Your Front Yard #1503

1/25/2021
It may not be too long before you find 5G Gear as big a freezer finds it’s way into your front yard to power all of the 5G Antennas in your neighborhood. This is what residents are finding in Houston. The freezer sized boxes are ugly and have often been placed directly in the view … Continue reading 5G Gear in Your Front Yard #1503 → The post 5G Gear in Your Front Yard #1503 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:57:09

Wages effected by Remoter Working #1502

1/21/2021
Covid has allowed millions of people to work from home and some have even been able to move to new locations which are and have started to affect wages with companies adjusting salaries dependent on where they are living due to lower housing costs primarily. With the requirement gone to have to live close to … Continue reading Wages effected by Remoter Working #1502 → The post Wages effected by Remoter Working #1502 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:58:01

Google and Facebook in Ad Scheme? #1501

1/18/2021
It’s being reported that Google and Facebook had some sort of Ad deal together that gave Facebook preferential treatment in-ad purchasing across the Google Ad network. This will not help them in their upcoming Anti-Trust issues with States and the DOJ. Become an Insider today to get access to this very private, very personal show … Continue reading Google and Facebook in Ad Scheme? #1501 → The post Google and Facebook in Ad Scheme? #1501 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:55:24

Episode 1500

1/14/2021
Episode 1500 in the can but wow what a process to get here. Had to edit tonight you missed some fun as the stream died this evening. A big thank you to the family of listeners as we have been on this journey together to get to episode 1500. The march to 1600 starts now … Continue reading Episode 1500 → The post Episode 1500 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:01:04:05

Big Tech Takeover #1499

1/11/2021
Big Tech Takeover is the story dominating all headlines the past 3-4 days. I take a serious look at what has happened, the ramifications and will spend a considerable time on the soapbox. Never ever build your castle on rented land and the lessons that continue to be learned. But in this case, when you … Continue reading Big Tech Takeover #1499 → The post Big Tech Takeover #1499 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:01:26:47

Elon Musk The World’s Richest Man #1498

1/7/2021
Elon Musk became the world’s richest man today when Tesla stock skyrocketed. Congrats to him and hey Elon you want to get into the podcasting business? Let’s have a chat. Short news cycle today as I opted to opt-out of certain content that would be inflammatory. Subscribe to the Newsletter. Join the Chat @ GeekNews.Chat … Continue reading Elon Musk The World’s Richest Man #1498 → The post Elon Musk The World’s Richest Man #1498 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:49:03

Slack’s 2021 massive outage #1497

1/4/2021
Slack started 2021 1st major workday with a major outage disrupting remote workers globally. Nice kickoff to 2021. We will soon be celebrating the 1500th episode of this podcast and that will be a major milestone for any podcast in existence today. Subscribe to the Newsletter. Join the Chat @ GeekNews.Chat Email Todd or follow … Continue reading Slack’s 2021 massive outage #1497 → The post Slack’s 2021 massive outage #1497 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:01:10:29

End of Year Reflection Show #1496

12/30/2020
A short end of the year show to reflect on what has happened to the show, the family of listeners, and where we go in the future. Subscribe to the Newsletter. Join the Chat @ GeekNews.Chat Email Todd or follow him on Facebook. Like and Follow Geek News Central Facebook Page. New Geek Central Discord … Continue reading End of Year Reflection Show #1496 → The post End of Year Reflection Show #1496 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:23:57

DJI On US Entity List #1495

12/21/2020
DJI has made it on the United States Entity list for human rights violations. This is a big blow to DJI and could really impact their ability to sell products in the United States. This is the same list the Huawei and others are on. Time will tell how this all pans out. I want … Continue reading DJI On US Entity List #1495 → The post DJI On US Entity List #1495 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:01:02:36

Facebook Rolls Back News Feed Changes #1494

12/17/2020
Facebook rolls back news feed changes now that the election is over. They applied significant editorial control over the content being presented to users that in my opinion is another strike against Facebook in them selecting what news is good for us. I am not a fan of what they have done in this instance. … Continue reading Facebook Rolls Back News Feed Changes #1494 → The post Facebook Rolls Back News Feed Changes #1494 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:01:04:54

FCC Cracks Down Hard on China #1493

12/10/2020
The FCC today mandated massive bans of telecommunications company equipment that have any type of federal subsidy or payment. These requires companies to remove the Chinese equipment for National Security Reasons. It is way overdue in my opinion that these actions have been taken. Subscribe to the Newsletter. Join the Chat @ GeekNews.Chat Email Todd … Continue reading FCC Cracks Down Hard on China #1493 → The post FCC Cracks Down Hard on China #1493 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:59:33

SpaceX gets 866 Million #1492

12/7/2020
SpaceX will get 866 million over the next 10 years from the US Government as part of its rural broadband initiatives to bring broadband to rural America. In other SpaceX news we will see a potential test launch of it’s big spacecraft. Subscribe to the Newsletter. Join the Chat @ GeekNews.Chat Email Todd or follow … Continue reading SpaceX gets 866 Million #1492 → The post SpaceX gets 866 Million #1492 appeared first on Geek News Central.

Duration:00:52:44