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Episode 26: Signs and Portents

7/18/2018
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Donovan announces ending WGR’s run. Social Media Email: wgrpod@gmail.com Hosts Donovan Adkisson Samuel Lewis Shae Jones Musical Credits Iron is Laughter by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org/ 8-Bit March by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org/

Duration:00:01:38

Episode 25: Digital Legacies

7/11/2018
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The full gang is back with Shae even in studio this time around to talk about a study that finds if you own an iPhone or iPad, then you’re rich, some California malls may be sharing their license plate tracking data with ICE (inadvertently), wearing a tie could be dangerous to your health, Amazon may...

Duration:00:56:41

Episode 24: BATs, BITS and Groups

7/6/2018
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Sam and Donovan hold down the fort while Shae is away. Topics of discussion: Brave browser repeals and replaces ads, Facebook Groups testing a subscription feature (NO FACEBOOK ISN’T GOING TO A PAID SERVICE!), the world’s smallest “computer”, a win-win for privacy from the Supreme Court concerning your cellphone location data, YouTube adds a subscription...

Duration:01:25:46

Episode 23: Let The Croc Win

6/22/2018
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After a short hiatus, the entire gang is back! They start off the show discussing Amazon ending the Mayday live video support for Fire tablet devices; Facebook removing the Trending section on their site; new lifesaving features in iOS 12 will securely send your location data to 1st responders; Microsoft buys video discussion site Flipgrid...

Duration:01:24:49

No Episode This Week for WGR

6/5/2018
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Due to potential illness and job change, we won’t have an episode this week. Hope to be back next week! Social Media Email: wgrpod@gmail.com Hosts Donovan Adkisson Samuel Lewis Shae Jones Musical Credits Iron is Laughter by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org/ 8-Bit March by Twin Musicom...

Duration:00:01:34

Episode 22: Security is Not So Secure

6/2/2018
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It’s Sam and Donovan for this episode as life gets in the way for Shae (but he’s ok!). Donovan’s getting tired of the entire Samsung versus Apple patent lawsuits, Apple first accepts then rejects an app from Valve, third-party merchants are killing it on Amazon – but they’re also on Walmart (of all places!), Alexa...

Duration:01:35:54

Episode 21: Don’t Be Evil

5/26/2018
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The gang is back to discuss Google removing the “secure” indicator in Chrome (because the web SHOULD be secure or, at least, that’s what Google thinks), Google announces yet another name change/product change with YouTube Music and YouTube Premium, Google removes their famous “Don’t Be Evil” moniker from their code of conduct (but, really, it’s...

Duration:01:36:44

Episode 20: Don’t Feed the Animals!

5/19/2018
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Donovan, Samuel and Shae discuss the latest quandary to hit the Internet — is it Yanny or Laurel? IBM decides to prohibit USB thumb-drives, SD cards, etc. from their offices; light could make computers faster; Verizon launches a new cell service; Google wants OEMS to do better at patching; old photocopiers have hard drives that...

Duration:01:25:25

WGR Episode 19: The Weekly Geek Report

5/12/2018
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With a slightly new name and new recording time, Donovan, Sam and Shae dive into Microsoft wanting to do away with our need for passwords and Sam mentions how Steve Gibson has already been working on this (at least for websites – Microsoft is working on this for the desktop), the continuing controversy on should...

Duration:01:35:44

WGR Episode 18: It’s Gonna Be May

5/1/2018
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The guys are back to talk about the 25th anniversary of the birth of the web, or rather the first popular browser, Mosaic, which gave way to Netscape, etc. Amazon introduces another way to deliver, this time to your car; Amazon ups the cost of Prime, again; tech support scams see an increase; a mobile...

Duration:02:23:08

WGR Episode 17: BFR

4/24/2018
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The entire gang is back to discuss hackers using an aquarium thermometer to gain access to a database, the latest version of Chrome will help with auto-playing videos, Netflix spent $8 billion for content but the CEO still doesn’t think that’s enough, SpaceX is building it’s BFR in LA, encoding data in dubstep, Nightcourt’s Harry...

Duration:01:47:05

WGR 16: Hey, Got Some V?

4/17/2018
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Donovan and Sam (sans Shae) talk about iPhones are no longer secure, an experiment that could mean data could be stolen from a computer that’s not even connected to a network, an open, royalty free video codec is coming to kick butt, night-owls may be at higher risk of death, the weird file, Valve is...

Duration:01:23:35

WGR Episode 15: Conspiracy Theory

4/10/2018
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The guys are back to discuss Microsoft’s Terms of Service for Xbox Live and other services in regards to offensive language, etc.; YouTube’s decision to attach Wikipedia links to “conspiracy” style videos; a sophisticated malware attack that’s been hidden in routers since 2012; Chrome is scanning your files for malware and some people are freaking...

Duration:01:45:08

Two Week Hiatus

3/16/2018
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We’ll be on a two week hiatus, returning for our next live stream on March 31, 2018! Thanks for hanging with us. Social Media Email: wgrpod@gmail.com Hosts Donovan Adkisson Samuel Lewis Shae Jones Musical Credits Iron is Laughter by Twin Musicom is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://www.twinmusicom.org/ 8-Bit March by...

Duration:00:00:29

WGR Episode 14: Motivated Adversary

3/13/2018
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Donovan and Shae, sans Sam (who apparently has a life as he’s at a comic-con this weekend!) discuss the amount of data that MoviePass collects on everyone, Researchers bypass Windows 10 security using Cortana, Blackberry is suing Facebook, flaws in 4G LTE, 5 WTF real-world problems that invaded video games and a popular Twitch mod...

Duration:01:59:20

WGR Episode 13: A Simple Southern Lawyer

3/6/2018
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Shae, Donovan and Sam are back to discuss more bad news coming from Equifax, 23k HTTPS certs axed after the private keys were emailed, wireless providers look to launch 5G hotspots, the Feds can probably unlock every iPhone now, Flash use has fallen from 80% to 8% (that’s a good thing), Sam brings in a...

Duration:01:56:59

WGR Episode 12: Oh Snap!

2/27/2018
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Sam, Donovan and Shae are back again to discuss RCS, Samsung unveils the world’s largest SSD, Snap and Kylie, Net neutrality, Anchor, NPM, The Joel McHale Show and Black Panther and VFX. Resources Businesses can now send Android users multimedia texts via RCS Samsung unveils world’s largest SSD with whopping 30TB of storage Snap stock...

Duration:01:40:06

DGR 12: Headlines for February 20, 2018

2/20/2018
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Tech Headlines for Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Resources https://www.theverge.com/2018/2/20/17031634/google-pay-android-app-credit-card-wallet https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2018/2/20/17031256/worlds-largest-ssd-drive-samsung-30-terabyte-pm1643 https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/02/swype-keyboard-it-lived-everyone-copied-it-and-now-its-dead/ https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2018/02/latest-prime-perk-5-percent-back-at-whole-foods-with-amazon-visa/ Social Media Email:...

Duration:00:03:50