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In the Weeds with Dexter Johnson

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Quick, unscripted, deep dives into various topics of the technological world. A DexJohn's PC podcast presented by Dexter Johnson meant to empower, educate and inform the masses.

Quick, unscripted, deep dives into various topics of the technological world. A DexJohn's PC podcast presented by Dexter Johnson meant to empower, educate and inform the masses.

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United States

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Anchor FM

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Quick, unscripted, deep dives into various topics of the technological world. A DexJohn's PC podcast presented by Dexter Johnson meant to empower, educate and inform the masses.

Language:

English


Episodes

368: Zero Emissions off the lot by 2035?

9/24/2020
Is the dream closer? Certainly in California where forward thinking is loved. Current governor, Gavin Newsom, filed an executive order requiring new cars driven off of lots to be zero emissions by the year 2035 is a bold move and I think it's the right one.

Duration:00:05:30

367: AT&T wants to bring ads to your mobile service!?

9/18/2020
According to AT&T CEO, he believes consumer may be willing to consume ads in exchange for cheaper phone plans. My fear is the snowball effect this may have on the industry as a whole. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this episode:...

Duration:00:05:34

366: Apple September 2020 Apple Watch and iPad Event!!

9/16/2020
Another Apple Event has come and gone with new updates to Apple Watch and iPad. Is there a reason to still buy the iPad Pro? –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this episode: https://www.theverge.com/2020/9/15/21433205/apple-one-subscription-bundle-price-music-tv-plus-arcade-icloud...

Duration:00:17:58

365: The Social Dilemma | Social Media is tearing us apart?

9/14/2020
Manipulation and growth. These are the key points to social media. Perhaps it's time to give it up? Check out "The Social Dilemma" on Netflix for a deep look into the design of social media and how it's manipulated us all. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this episode: Intro...

Duration:00:22:25

364: Fortnite's EPIC App Store revenue battle royale!!

9/11/2020
Fortnite creator, Epic, is sick and tired of paying the 30% tax for in-app purchases on Apple's App Store and Android's Play Store. Why is 30% going to the store? What does this mean for our security? Should there be other app stores? –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this...

Duration:00:13:36

363: EA put ads in UFC 4 replays, resulting in backlash!

9/8/2020
Not just backlash, but a well deserved backlash. People are tired of ads appearing everywhere in their lives, especially a game that they just paid $60 for. Developers, please, stop it. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this episode:...

Duration:00:05:33

362: iOS 14 gives the finger to advertisers?

8/31/2020
IOS updates are always fun, New emjois, apps and most importantly updates to our privacy and security. Users can now hide their Identifier for Advertisers, making it even more difficult for apps you install to track you! Be sure to select the "Ask app not to track" whenever it pops up! The only question is how much security messaging is too much security messaging? –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit...

Duration:00:05:42

361: YouTube Music, Beautiful and Infuriating

8/20/2020
How can one app prompt feelings of love and hate at the same time? Ask Google! They've mastered it. YouTube Music gives you access to millions of songs and music videos, the biggest question I have is "WHAT version of the song are you listening to?", with a service that prioritizes video. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology....

Duration:00:15:13

360: Amazon finally held liable for items in the store!

8/14/2020
Liability! It has to go somewhere. Amazon loves to play the middle man and we all should be sick of it, I want Amazon to vet it's retailers and their products -- you should too. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this episode:...

Duration:00:06:37

359: Donald Trump versus TikTok

8/7/2020
An executive order has been signed to ban TikTok in 45 days. Is this necessary? Aren't there more important things that our executive branch should be doing? Is TikTok really that bad? Or is our president just upset? –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this episode:...

Duration:00:12:49

358: Android Nearby Share, is this Air Drop for Android?

8/5/2020
9 years in the making and Android will finally get Nearby Share for devices running Android 6.0 and later to share files and other media across devices. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this episode:...

Duration:00:04:31

357: Congress questions big tech in antitrust hearing.

7/30/2020
The liberals are upset about everything every company does, right? The conservatives feel that no one wants to listen to their lite voices, right? Today, members of congress asked questions of 4 of the largest tech companies on the planet and while valid points were made, it's clear that this entire hearing was meant to push their agendas and there was a severe lack of understanding of how the technology actually works. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me...

Duration:00:22:14

356: Google allowing employees to work from home until 2021!

7/28/2020
It's not just technology that Google is a thought leader, it's also a leader in doing its part to protect its employees and it's doing so by allowing full time and contract employees to work from home until next year. Everyone else take note. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this...

Duration:00:04:31

355: What is an Embargo in the tech world?

7/22/2020
How often have you scrolled your YouTube subscription box after a new product was released and noticed that all of your favorite creators posted a review or hands-on at the same time? This is not by mistake, per embargo, they simply weren't allowed to do so until a certain date and time, which are set by the manufacturer. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts...

Duration:00:04:15

354: Homeland Security afraid of face masks?

7/20/2020
Homeland Security is afraid the the face masks recommended by health officials will counteract facial recognition surveillance software. Sorry, but our privacy and health matter. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this episode:...

Duration:00:07:42

353: Twitter hack details | Social Engineering at its finest

7/17/2020
Twitter employees were tricked into providing access to administrative tools via social engineering. Don't let it happen to you. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this episode: https://www.theverge.com/2020/7/16/21327521/twitter-hack-passwords-locked-accounts-restore-access Intro...

Duration:00:05:50

352: Verified Twitter Crypto currency hack!!

7/16/2020
Bill Gates, Apple, Kanye and more notable Twitter accounts were hacked today, 7/15/2020, urging each accounts followers to send crypto currency to a specified account. Let's use this moment to reflect on general account privacy. Stay safe in the digital world my friends. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast...

Duration:00:04:02

351: #CancelYoutubeTV

7/14/2020
We have a choice and decisions to make. YouTube TV increased it's price yet again, but we must admit that we are partially to blame -- we always want more for less. Some are canceling (I did) and I say take your media into your own hands and find more alternatives that fit your lifestyle. –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology....

Duration:00:11:33

350: No charger in the box? (The pod is back!!)

7/13/2020
The tech world is up in arms about the potential lack of a charging brick in the box of the next iPhone? Does this even matter? /\/\/\/\/\ /\/\/\/\/\ /\/\/\/\/\ /\/\/\/\/\ /\/\/\/\/\ /\/\/\/\/\ Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this episode: Intro music details: –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– RETRO Xcape by...

Duration:00:01:34

349: Apple WWDC 2020 Keynote Impressions

6/30/2020
Apple's WWDC Keynote provided us with hit after hit giving us updates to iOS, iPadOS, watchOS and macOS! /\/\/\/\/\ /\/\/\/\/\ /\/\/\/\/\ /\/\/\/\/\ /\/\/\/\/\ /\/\/\/\/\ Let's continue our discussion! Follow me on Twitter at @dexter_johnson and visit http://DexJohnsPC.com to stay on top of my latest blog posts about the world of technology. Share this podcast with a friend! Links from this episode:...

Duration:00:10:05