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I have an iPhone, can Google track my movement? #006
Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before the House Judiciary Committee on December 11th and the committee convened about Google's data collection and privacy and like CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave boilerplate answers to the congressman questions he did the same. What struck me odd was the numerous questions that Google has some type of liberal bias that was asked from the Congressmen over the span over 2 hours plus when the committee convened is about data collection? I don't get it. . Also,...
“Galaxy Fold” Really Samsung? #005
This week, Microsoft announces a foldable smartphone arriving in 2019, I don't think Microsoft had a smartphone for the past few years so it's quite a surprise and not to be outdone Sony is announcing a foldable smartphone; which begs the question that I have asked for the past couple of episodes why would these companies think that consumers would actually purchase one? So would be 2019 be the year of the foldable smartphone or will it be 5G? Show Notes: Microsoft foldable phone Galaxy...
Flashback Friday: Big Billy Bass #004
Thanks for coming back this week, I hope everyone in the U.S had a great Thanksgiving holiday weekend! I got lots of tech news this week from Google, Facebook, how to help advice and a lot more and remember Big Billy Bass (you know the fish on a wooden back); well it's back with a new addition. Show Notes: Amazon record-setting day on Cyber Monday Nintendo best selling device on Cyber Monday Apple Music on Alexa Ariana Grande Comcast bogus fees Playstation Classic Sega Dreamcast Fornite...
Stan Lee Passes Away #003
This week of tech news is chockful this week from Amazon finally announcing the new HQ2 location and it's going to be 2 locations yes 2 locations, not just one, hmm interesting; Android Q was announced with a feature supporting foldable phones and speaking of a foldable phone, would you purchase a foldable phone for $1700.00? No show next week as it's Thanksgiving on November 22nd, next episode will be out the following Friday, November 30th. Have a great Thanksgiving with your friends and...
A video game that helps understand dementia #002
Well, I am back with a new episode and there is a lot of tech news this week, including an article I found fascinating it where it's about a man's grandmother who had dementia and created a game based on the disease. It's pretty incredible on how tech not only impacts on our daily lives but also how to understand a disease such as dementia. Show Notes: Before I Forget Facebook Midterm Elections Mark Zuckerberg says no to Parliament Facebook Pop Up Store 7-11 Scan and Pay Amazon 4 Star...
The 1st episode of Geek News WiR! #001
Welcome to the very 1st episode of Geek News Week in Review. This episode is going to be a little short this week; however, rest assured I will make sure that subsequent episodes will be more in length. Show Notes: FireFox 63 Apple fined for slowing iPhones iPhone XR FAQ Alexa powered Smart Glasses OnePlus 6 McLaren $2.25 million Speedtail Hybrid