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GNC-2011-09-26 #708 The Facebook Menace

Posted by geeknews at 1:11 AM on September 27, 2011

I talk about the Gaf in show 707, and then spend some time on my soapbox talking about Facebook and the implications of recent revelations. I talk very seriously about the ramifications of allowing Facebook to track your every move and how it could impact your life, relationships with a spouse and ruin your reputation.

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Amazing planet View.
Amazing Hair Growth 9 Months.
Neutrinos from Space 2.0

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Credits: Jack Ellis – Executive Producer

GNC #706 Netflix Debacle

Posted by geeknews at 1:09 AM on September 20, 2011

No hiccups during tonight’s show, this one went off without a hitch. Plenty of tech content tonight and of course I have to talk about the big mess over at netflix. What an absolute mess they have made over these past couple of months and it is not going to get any better.

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Angry Netflix Customers.
*** Fly over Planet Earth.

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Netflix = Stream – Qwikster = DVD =?????

Posted by geeknews at 11:22 PM on September 18, 2011

Netflix CEO just dropped a bomb shell, he announced that Netflix is splitting their businesses. Netflix will be for streaming and Qwikster a new company will be for renting DVD’s by mail. The two sites will be separate, and you will not get to cross queue, cross search anything.

With loosing Starz the streaming business will really suck, as their will be hardly any titles available so they have a few months to fix that.  Wow is all I can say, and I bet their stock gets hammered in the morning. My wife has been telling me to cancel Netflix for a while, guess it’s time to figure out what else is available.

Whoever is their PR company they better get busy as they are going to have some very pissed of customers in the morning.

GNC #705 Murphy Strikes

Posted by geeknews at 1:41 AM on September 16, 2011

What could happen did happen. Someone needs to fix Chrome so Flash quits crashing as it caused some excitement for me at the beginning of the show not to mention pushing a higher bandwidth stream seemed to create some issues for viewers on slower connections. Faster is not always better, good lessons learned. Plus a Weird Product recommendation at the end of the show plus a Family Update.

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GNC #701 Back to Business

Posted by geeknews at 1:29 AM on September 2, 2011

Back to business on show 701. I am excited about our Saturday Morning Tech we will have a number of our bloggers on to talk tech, so be sure to join me Saturday morning at 9am PST.

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Listener Links:
Volvo and Siemend team up on Electric.
Hubble Movies.
120 Petabyte Drive.

Show Links:
ISP Giving up User data!
Mars Secrets.
Space Junk Out of Hand.
AT&T + T-Mobile = DOA by DOJ?
AT&T – T-Mobile = Winner?
Sicko Goes to Jail.
LoJack to get Sued?
Buzz Out Loud scales back.
Lion Enhanced Apps.
Final Cut Studio Back on Sale?
FT says no way to Apple Extortion.
Linux Kernel Server Hacked.
Conflict of Interest?
Tweet Button Value?
Netflix looses Starz – Netflix Yawns.
How dare they!
BlogFrog for OhanaNews.com?
Waffle House Hurricane Factor?
Hubble Time Lapse Movies.
Hotfile has to give up Users.
BitTorrent TV?
Will an Apple TV Happen?
Cool RC Plane Video.
China Hackers Revealed.
Parallels 7 for Lion.
Google Calendar Time Zone Mayhem.
Ford Evos
Ford Zipcar.
Sony Tablets.
Tom Tom GPS Update.
Jailbreak Tutorial.
Samsung SmartTv update.
Creative Gaming Headset.
PogoPlug Mobile.
AT&T Kills A-List Feature.
Dyson DC41.
Nexus S in Space?
How to deal with the Law.
Massage Device Recalled.
Blogger gets an Update.

GNC #697 Police State?

Posted by geeknews at 1:19 AM on August 19, 2011

Meetup in Albuquerque is on for next week if you want to attend please email me ASAP. We are also collecting prizes for show #700 if you would like to donate a product or service drop me a line. This show gets very serious almost out of the gate we all need to make sure we protect our freedoms.

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Space Hotel.
1994 Tablet.

Show Links:
Canada Police State?
HP #1
HP #2
HP #3
HP #4
Reid Hoffman Interview.
Juice-Jacking.
TextBook P2P.
Chegg for College Students.
$*(* AT&T
Scoble on Google+
Yankee’s Bashing or Trademark Violation.
FBI_Surveillance_VAN?
S&P Retaliation.
Cut your Headphone jack in Half and Patent it.
DHS Scanning us on the Streets?
Darpa we found it.
AES Cracked?
NASA Space Weather Video.
NASA says Aliens to destroy us over Environment?
iPhone for T-Mobile?
Lion Updated.
Microsoft App Store.
70/30 AT&T & Verizon Iphone.
Music Publisher says Uncle.
Redbox Coupons and Tricks.
Netgear SetTop Box.
MafiaaFire Plugin.
uTorrent 100 Million Active Users!
Follow the BitTorrent Money.
CTRL-F “Find”
Energize Me!
Fox ask those cut off to cry!
Vid.ly = Very Expensive.
Netflix vs Amazon Video.
Nomad.
Cover some P2P Tracks.
1 Million Dollar Vacation to Space.
HDHomerun.
Skitch.
Foursquare adds Events.
Firefox 7 Beta.

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!

Show Links:
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!

GNC #690 Professional I think Not

Posted by geeknews at 12:56 AM on July 26, 2011

Wow huge response to our Roku Contest congrats to Mason Mannie of Fargo ND… We have more ways to win, listen to tonight’s show.. It’s like the Keystone cops for about the first 5 minutes of the show. Watch me juggle about 10 things at once and you will at least have your laugh for the day! Lots of tech today… But best news of all is Shoko is back in Hawaii. Probably the reason I cannot think straight. :)

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Roku Entries Galore this was our biggest contest yet!

Bonus Links:
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Pro Med Network on iTunes.
Travel Cast Network on iTunes.

Show Links:
The Future of NASA!
Mozilla Direction.
Mozilla and Users!
The Chrome Show breaks 25k Viewers!
On the Job Hunt.
Clearwire Hotspot.
Time Travel Theory Debunked.
France shells out first three strikes!
SEO Scourge!
Lion Cloud Beta.
Facebook iPad app Kinda.
Grand Central Station Apple Store.
CD Slot for iPad?
Houses heated by Microsoft.
TSA Idiots.
Oceanit Helps track Radiation in Japan.
Mobile Emergency Response and Command Interface.
1.4 Gigapixel Camera.
Street View Tracking Everything!
Sand Hill Road Angle.co
Congrats to TWIT!
Google responds to real names on Google+
Web Attacks broke down.
Amazon – Barnes and Noble update apps to Avoid Apple Lynching.
SWAT!
Twitter Search Page Updated (YAWN).
Master Degree new Baseline?
Iran Hack Really worked.
New Rover Landing Site!
Netflix and Facebook not in USA.
MPAA does not want to show cards!
1.5 Million to 54k!
Golden Arches help sell Mac’s.
Geek Doormat.

GNC #687 Netflix Makes Everyone Mad!

Posted by geeknews at 12:59 AM on July 15, 2011

Netflix opened a complete hornets nest by raising prices, but how many of you have canceled your service. New Video feed is available starting this show we will be publishing a mobile device only feed to see how many of you will subscribe to the smaller feed. As soon as we have the videos published I will update the website. New contest starting next show listen to win.

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Gaga Shutdown.
Encryption Keys Off Limits?
Hacker gets 18 in the Pen!
Palm is Dead?
Toy Camera Lens for your DSLR?
Toy Lens shots on DSLR

Show Links:
Netflix revolt?
Netflix Revolt #2
Blockbuster pulls a fast one.
Spotify Launches.
Broadband cap Realities.
Ford Live Operator Sync.
Android Apps Surpass 250k!
Google Filter.
Spain Pirate Sites Ok.
Lion Not ready but Apps Are.
Google Image Revamp.
Google News Badges.
Remove People from Images.
Submarine Cable Map Article.
Submarine Cable Map Chart.
Microsoft Direction!
Fellows Working Night Shift Read.
Data Retention Bill Slowed Down.
Virgin Mobile BW Caps.
James Webb Telescope getting cut?
New Identity Feature.
No one Under 13 on Google!
Google Changing your Brain?
Gaga YouTube Channel Blocked.
Wifi hacker gets 18!
Check your Mobile Bill Close!
Righthaven in Over Time.
Apple Hits 11% Sales!
1/3 of all French File Sharers!
Rim Making Apple TV competitor?
Google Q2 Earnings.
Larry Page Speaks.
TPN Weekly!
Google Multiple Accounts Trick.
Geek Foot Rest!
iPhone Lens.

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.