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GNC #696 Sea of Change

Posted by geeknews at 1:21 AM on August 16, 2011

All we are planning the server upgrade for Thursday, all of my other sites have been moved to the new box and we will be doing some test with a second new server as well to see how well it stands up to some data delivery test we will be doing. Major investment in new hardware to support the show and the site.

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Pakistan Sharing with Chinese.
Virus cause Blood Pressure increase.
Flash Mob Calls?
Getting wrong email.

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Google Purchases Motorola.
Google TV + Motorola = Win?
Google Partners Weigh in.
Water Fight Plan leads to Arrest?
Windows 8 Blog.
AT&T fighting back on T-Mobile Lawsuits.
Nielsen + Facebook = Spying.
Amazon Student App.
MPAA Wall Street Reform Lobbying?
Windows Security Looking Better?
Apple Tampering with Evidence.
AP Fair Use Avoidance?
College can snoop on Students email.
Internet + TV = Making Kids Smarter?
More Police Insanity.
Fox Blocks 90% of viewers from online content.
Firefox no more Version Numbers.
Amazon outage lessons learned.
Computer for Seniors Insulting.
Spy on Kids Pay Up!
Cell Phone Usage break down.
Microsoft Reader RIP.
FCC Goes after BART.
Bart Anonymous Demonstration Fizzles.
Why all the mobile device profiling?
Songwriters get rights back after 25yr wait.
Horse Cops get Computers!
AT&T & T-Mobile leaked merger docs.
Counting to 100,000 Insanity?
Facial Recognition use in UK Riots.
STS135 Video.
P2P Target on Canadian Politician.
New Zealand ISP CEO Speaks out.
Camera Lens Shot Glass.
Moon Rug.
New Toothbrush charger by Induction.
Adobe Patches Flash.

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GNC #695 Free Speech Watch

Posted by geeknews at 1:30 AM on August 12, 2011

Thank you for your amazing support of the show. At 695 Episodes they are as exciting for me to do as the day I recorded the first one. Do you have a prize you would like to donate for show #700. Several companies have already stepped up and we are going to have a huge giveaway pool of gadgets and gear.. Speaking of Gear make sure you check out the latest episodes of The Gadget Professor and Robot Underpants!

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Apple is King!

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Happy Birthday PC @ 30!
Chill.
Free Speech Watch.
What’s good for the Goose is good…..
Don’t Cry!
CrowdMug?
Parking in Motion!
1.2 Billion on What?
Don’t send me your email!
Cancer Cure?
New Patch Monitoring.
Ford Net?
Sony cuts Prices on Google TV.
Carbonite IPO!
Amazon Flips Apple the Bird.
Apple is King of the Hill.
USB 3.0 @ 100 Watts.
Google + Games Implemented the Right way!
Power Consumption of Gadgets.
Privacy at Linked In?
Block Sites – Lower Prices.
New Zealand 3 Strikes on Clock!
DtecNet Evil Empire.
Apple Projectors.
Breaking Netflix Down.
Vudu Flips Apple the Bird.
Yap.Tv makes you Yap?
Disney Pay for Cable or No Net Media!
P2P moving on up!
Zediva Shutters.
**** Social Media Propaganda ****
Yahoo Ups their Image.
FTC Crawls through Google.
Google Video App 2.2 and Up 4×4!
Shuttle Head to Head.
Rover oh Rover Where are Though Rover!
Mach 20 and then Warp!
Facebook Slows Down.
T-Mobile more Like AT&T everyday!

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GNC #692 Sweltering Hot!

Posted by geeknews at 8:41 PM on August 1, 2011

OMG is it hot here in Texas. A cool 114 degrees today and no relief in site. Shutting down the AC in my room to do the show was not so fun… Think I had some brain melt going on. New contest tonight listen and find out how you can win a Google TV!

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What is the Status of Internet2?

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Five Reasons to get a Google TV!
Apple Jail breaker if a Fanboy.
ChairPack?
Direct TV Android Remote.
Google Patent Binge.
Gamer death and DVT.
Adobe Edge.
Ford Sync $295.00 Option.
1 Million Robots at Foxconn?
Apple TV Cloud and Vimeo.
800mbps from Lights.
Sonos Play: 3 Review.
Underdrad builds Largest Mi Solar Farm.
They got their man.
Browser Share for July.
Judge not Happy.
NASA cleanup of KSC and Cape.
O2 Molecules in Space Detected.
SpaceX to shoot for Mars.
Sales Tax – Tax Proposals.
Airbnb in Damage Control.
Firefox Future Design.
Foursquare to try Groupon Model?
Hot Dogs cause Cancer.
Creepy iPad Girl.
The Non Vulnerability.
Man Sleeping Bag..
Mag Lite Cover.
Vimeo Pro.
Androids you gotta Have.
T-Mobile Data Plan Change.
Never be a Friend of a Criminal.
ISP Pledge that will never happen.
Canadian Access Copyright.

GNC #681 Seven Years of Tracking Web Behavior

Posted by geeknews at 7:01 PM on June 20, 2011

Geek News Central PodcastIn Washington D.C. this week was a quick turn around at home.. One thing that I have found the farther east I go the crappier the internet is in hotels just a observation but everytime i’m east the internet sucks in the hotels.

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Dot Whatever for 185k!
Seven Years of Web Behavior Tracking Can be Used against You.
Restoring Memory.
Summer Solstice.
Device Analyzer.
uTorrent getting sued.
iPad Alternatives?
Lion is a 4gb Update!
Digital Music Era.
Analog Music Era.
Sony Movies removed from Netflix.
Google TV Android Market.
Verizon Data Plans.
Verizon Unlimited Data No More.
Skype Cleans House.
Set Top Boxes Shrink.
Olbermann Podcast not full Shows?
Windows 8 Build on Torrent.
Motion X GPS.
Hot News Doctrine -Struck Down.
Righthaven Round 4 on the Mat.
Is 6 Seconds to Slow?
ArtRage way Cool!
FTC ok’s Skype Purchase.
Facebook via Excel Spreadsheet.
BitCoin Chaos.
Facebook saves a Life.
Final Payload.
Helene Up Close.
NY Post Blocks iPad Web Access.
Cars 2 Record Encoding Time.
iOS Folders.
Office 365 Live.
Blood Pressure iPhone.
First Strikes go to wrong People.
Cargo Ship Departs.

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GNC #671 On the Road

Posted by geeknews at 9:03 PM on May 16, 2011

Geek News Central Podcast It is survey time again and I hope you will take 60 seconds to fill out my listener survey. We have streamlined this so you can click, click, click and be done. Thanks for your support in advance. Quick show and an absolutely funny in the shower story.

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Show Notes:
Endeavor
Bing Facebook Effect.
PSN is Back sort of.
Miramax comes to Netflix.
Wireless Hard-Drive?
Felony to Stream!
Google TV $179.00
Lodsys reveals their extortion.
Nuance in OSX Lion.
UK Super Injunction expands.
Second Monitor do you need it.
Jetbag your Wine Purchases.
New Scareware fakes drive Failure.
No More “You” Tube?
FCC Commissioner on defense.
Firefox 3.5 No More Support.
Hackers can get 3 years.
Android not Secure?
Facebook wins in court.
AT&T Security Service for Consumers.
Google News Grows.
Baby Named Like.
Sun Versus Comet = Sun Wins
Galaxy Windstorms.
FCC Cracks down on Reporting.
Senators not Happy with ICE Response.
Pirate Bay Server Upgrades.
Alt Operating Systems.
AIM AV.
Microsoft to buy Nokia.
New DJ tools.
Gag USB Cable.
Car Tip.
Waterproof bags for your iPad.
WordPress App.
ChromeBook Thoughts.
TAX on SD Cards!
Leica Art.

GNC #670 Chrome OS Arrives

Posted by geeknews at 1:02 AM on May 13, 2011

I am sure you have noticed the new strategy with the show content and I hope you like the tighter format. The goal is more insight on the important stuff while at the same time getting you a nice sampling of what you may have missed. This may mean longer rants on some sections of the show and barely a gloss over on other segments. All of this is part of the process I am using to take the show to the next level. Your feedback is welcome. Enjoy todays show! Next show will be road show.. Listen for details.

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Show Notes:
Chrome Notebooks
Ultimate Family Computer?
Our OS are Torturing us?
Google TV and the Master Plan.
Google I/O Recap.
DIY Chrome Book.
Senate Censorship Bill!
The 6 Billion dollar roll of the Dice.
Apple Walled Garden Kills Another Company.
Netflix comes out Guns Blazing!
Microsoft + Skype = I do not Understand.
FBI Statements Typical!
The ACTA Treaty!
Corruption at the highest Level!
Sneaker Net email.
TwitPic shame on You!
Comcast fixes Pirate Bay?
iMac Drives Proprietary.
Lime Wire 105 Million to RIAA Partners.
Sony Messed with wrong Hackers.
Facebook PR Team BLOWS It.
National Jukebox 1900 Music.
Caffeine Buzz via your Soap.
Black Holes = Earlier Universes?
Target Asteroid Acquired.
30 Supernova a Second?
Endeavor Team back at KSC.
Wrong Place, Wrong IP, Wrong Time.
Battle Lines Drawn over Net Rentals!
Cox brings TV to Net.
Adobe Sues Wowza over Patents.
Femtocell to Save the Day!
Making your own Coupons = Jail Time.
Google Music Dance over Money.
iPad Wifi Issue is Back.
Amazon Tablet on the Way.
Australian Key loggers for Gov’t employees.
Nuclear Meltdown Confirmed in Japan.

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GNC #667 Big Media wants a Fight!

Posted by geeknews at 1:08 AM on May 3, 2011

Ohana, over the past month I have been entertaining an offer that would have resulted in new owners of Geek News Central, and the Geek News Central Podcast. The offer was a darn good one and while I would have remained the host of the show it boiled down to I am not done yet. While I am sure I will question my decision for a while, as it was a “really” good offer and the team that was looking to acquire the show was top notch it just did not make sense to do it. Some more insights in the show today, but I just want to assure all of you I am not going anywhere.

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Show Notes:
UBL Death set Twitter Record.
Twitter CNN Moment?
News Vs Social.
Firefox 5?
Sony Bleeding Credit Card Data.
Android Tethering Crackdown.
AT&T kills the Party.
Can Google TV be Saved?
Radiated Cars?
SETI True Costs.
Judges figuring out IP Pitfalls.
Is Facebook a big Spy site?
Wanna work at Google 16 versus 5 Interviews.
Sony declines Congressional Invite?
New Twitter Ad Units.
New Windows 7 API.
Do you own your Location Info?
Don’t waste your money!
Bigger Pockets for Bigger Devices nerd Alert.
Retro iPhone Charger.
Reduce the Volume Automatically.
Google App Changes.
Dropbox Tips.
Jailbreak Pros and Cons.
Shuttle RSS Retract.
Asteroid Collision.
Endeavor New Launch Date.
Righthaven gets another bloody nose.
NHL has lost their minds.
No fair use in the UK?
Whitehouse 301 Report has IP Wacth List?
Measure your Bandwidth.
Some people get good Genes.
VPS Seedbox.
One Lucky Dude.
AT&T deals?
Twitter buys Tweetdeck.
Google Voice Search.
Measuring the White iPhone.
Hackers hit Pakistani Twitter User.
Another Nuclear Leak.
IOS 4.3.3 to plug Tracking.
Firefox 4.0 hits 10%

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GNC-2010-12-27 #638 Raining Cats and Dogs

Posted by geeknews at 12:52 AM on December 28, 2010

I want to welcome all the new listeners to the show make sure you get subscribed to the podcast and get signed up for the newsletter. I have a lot on my mind today as we I have a lot to share about what is happening, whats coming and what to expect over the next week. I am as excited as I have ever been to cover the biggest show of the year. All live 24/7 from CES we will have coverage unlike any other network.

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Hospital makes moms to be Angry!
Data Transfer via the lights overhead.

Show Notes:
Mobile 3d?
Panasonic AF100
Logitech Google TV still a go!
Spot Beam Internet comes to Europe.
FiRe
Gift Tips.
300 Million for all the AOL CD’s
iPad App for Disabled Kids.
Chinese Stealth Fighter Outed.
Body Scanner at your Airport?
Paul Colligan Predictions and Outcomes.
Verification Hell.
Apple Suit on Privacy Violations.
RIM iPhon Response in 2007!
US re-opens rare metal mine.
Stuxnet Over-sped Centrifuges :)
Net Neutrality Complaint?
iPad Competition?
Time Warner protects Porn P2P Violators.
CityVille 16.8 Million Daily?
Are we 400,000 years old?
Gas Saving Tech by Ford?
CMCS wants payment of music previews.
Swiss not happy with US forced IPRED.
Get your own Steve Jobs Figure.
TSA Goes after Pilot concerned about Security.
Massive Storm on Saturn.
Geek Culture Dying?
Indian Sat Launch Fails.
Pre-Exchange Gifts?
Twas the Shuttles Last Christmas.
VidTonic
Time Lapse Snow Storm.
Camcorder Software.
Boxee, Roku, Apple TV Debate.
Canadian Airborne Internet in 2011.
Amazon Christmas Stats!

GNC-2010-12-20 #636 Not a Top Tech Blogger?

Posted by geeknews at 1:55 AM on December 21, 2010

I received an email today from a PR firm that set me off, I talk about it in the show. It is funny when a perfectly good email has three words in it that change the whole dynamic of the mailing, listen in when I talk about the “Top Tech Blogger” attending CES that really in no way deserves that title in any way shape or fashion and everyone that has a clue that got the email will know it. I also talk about how I got pwned, during the podcast awards and the banning of a podcast from participation for life.

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Shuttle Video
Fan Podcast!
UN and Internet Regulation.
Delicious to Evernote

Show Notes:
Did you watch the Eclipse.
NEC + Android + CES = Lets See.
Google TV Regroup.
Google TV Update.
Yelp iPad App Update.
Tivo Bans Netflix and Hulu.
Roku Sales Rocking!
Here comes Comcast in Set Top Box!
Adobe at a Billion.
iPad App Money Machine Nightmare.
Novatel LTE Modem
Google Body Browser.
LTE + Android @ CES!
Xerox Smart Document Table.
AT&T buys some RF Spectrum.
iBuildApp.com
DoNot Rent.com
Windows Live Writer 2011.
Overnight Free Shipping from Amazon Now!
Level 3 – Comcast Lied!
Saving Google TV!
Join me Jan 1st in cutting the cord!
Green USB Charger!
Powermat Wireless iPhone Charger!
Upgrade your Fridge :)
Protect that DSLR!
MPAA / RIAA go Large on Lobby Money!
.com Abandonment in P2P Space!
Green Google?
Tanking Test for Shuttle.
Soyuz docks at ISS!
Four books on Net Neturality.
Kinect getting a Upgrade?
Vancouver fights back on BW Caps!
Paypal Mission Control.
Insider Trader in Jail.
Patent that Test.
Wanna be a Snitch (Gag)
US Training International Judges with your Money?
Snow Mobile Jumping Radical!
Delicious for Sale.
Gifts for College Students.
Itunes/Apple TV and Google DNS not Good!
Gmail Calling Free extended.
Motorola CES Teaser Video.

GNC-2010-11-15 #627 Back Scatter Mania!

Posted by geeknews at 9:58 PM on November 15, 2010

Need a bigger green screen, had fun experimenting with it will introduce it once I get back to Hawaii. Lot’s of tech tonight and I keep the show to just an hour. Some big announcements coming later this week just waiting on some deliverables from some vendors.

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Tree’s as Street Lights.
Giant Space Bubble.

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Don’t touch my Junk.
TSA threatens to sue Passenger!
Smartphone or stand alone GPS receiver.
Some history on the FCC!
White Pages RIP.
Mile High texting contest.
Joo Joo DOA.
Aerial Drone for Mars.
Smart Vending Machines.
MLB not playing Ball.
Space Launch from Alaska.
More Cracks on Tank.
ISS Space Walk.
Kinect 1 Million Sales.
Chrome OS and Android OS.
Beattles on iTunes Today?
NBC content needs to be shared.
Firefox 4.0 Beta.
Google makes Dumb TV’s Smart.
Boxee Remote.
Online Video TV Watching climbs.
Netflix Android Challenges.
Operation Payback.
Marshall Headphones.
Facebook Email?
Mac Adobe Audition.
New Motherboard.
Broadband demand is back!
LTE Usage Pretty high!
Meebo Web Check In.
Twitter Update.
Calacanis Talks about Lawsuits.
Net Neutrality issues in EU.
Wylio.com

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