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This technology show originating in 2004 is hosted by Podcast Hall of Fame member Todd Cochrane, focuses on tech news, science, tech politics, mobile, tv, fcc, faa, etc. Every show is a learning experience covering all things tech so you do not have to. One of the first 100 podcasters this show is a must-listen.

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This technology show originating in 2004 is hosted by Podcast Hall of Fame member Todd Cochrane, focuses on tech news, science, tech politics, mobile, tv, fcc, faa, etc. Every show is a learning experience covering all things tech so you do not have to. One of the first 100 podcasters this show is a must-listen.

    Homeland Security Monitoring Social Media

    Homeland Security Monitoring Social Media

    Homeland Security is monitoring social media to detect plans of domestic terrorism. Why this is news is a surprise to me as we have been under constant surveillance since 9-11. If people are naive enough to think that what you post publicly has not been under scrutiny then you have not been paying attention to the world we live in.

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    * The 10 best sites to send free text messages to cell phones

    * Will rollable TVs ever take off?

    * Tesla Model S crash investigation

    * NASA spacecraft spots Mr. Peanut lookalike 

    * Apple invests another $45 million in Corning

    * Only 4% of US iPhone users have agreed to app tracking

    * Impossible Burgers are coming to US schools

    * NASA’s Parker Solar Probe

    * Elon Musk on SNL crashed the price of Dogecoin

    * US cracks down on “bulletproof hosting” providers

    * Security researcher successfully jailbreaks an Apple AirTag

    * Colonial Pipeline hackers apologize

    * Google and Apple claim their devices deliver a better sleep

    * Amazon “seized and destroyed” 2 million counterfeit products

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    • 57 min
    SpaceX Starship 15 Lands

    SpaceX Starship 15 Lands

    SpaceX has had some big wins Crew 1 home from ISS safely. Another launch of Starlink satellites and most impressively the landing of starship 15 without exploding. This is a major win for SpaceX and if they can rinse and repeat this feat over the coming months they will become a much more impressive force in the space industry beyond what they are already. Space is unforgiving so let’s hope that SpaceX can keep this pace up and do so without incident.

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    * –Virgin Orbit’s LauncherOne

    * –Paramount+ hits 36 million subscribers

    * –Apple made it harder to change Hulu subscriptions 

    * –Nintendo reports record profits

    * –Google will require privacy data in Play Store listings

    * –FCC net neutrality fake comments

    * Apple offered special App Store API to developers 

    * –Twitter Tip Jar

    * –The first IBM 2nm chip

    * –Twitter tells users to be nice

    * –Apple emails reveal how to tried to stop Netflix

    * –Chromebook shipments soared 275% in Q1

    * –Google launches Entertainment Space app

    * –Uber Q1

    * –PayPal Q1

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    • 44 min
    SpaceX Approved for 3 Test Flights

    SpaceX Approved for 3 Test Flights

    SpaceX has been approved for an additional 3 test flights by the FAA for its Boca Chica flight facility. This is a big deal in that they got all three approved at once. We will see if SpaceX can land one upright.

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    * Peacock signs up 9 million 

    * Google Pay update

    * Tim Cook warns of Apple product shortages

    * Facebook will spend $5 million paying local reporters

    * Dish chairman calls T-Mobile “The Grinch”

    * Gig workers at Target-owned Shipt are getting their bank account drained

    * FAA authorizes SpaceX’s next 3 Starship test launches

    * FCC reveals sign-up date and website

    * Electrify America

    * Verizon “leads” all US carriers in mmWave 5G availability 

    * NYPD stops using Boston Dynamics’ robodog

    * Twitter Q1

    * Amazon Q1

    * Apple reportedly slashes AirPods production

    * HBO Max will cost $10 a month with ads

    * NASA wants to go farther and faster

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    • 46 min
    Do you own Media Purchased at Apple?

    Do you own Media Purchased at Apple?

    Do you really own media you buy at Apple or is it more like long-term rental with them having the option to recall or remove the rental from your media library? That is a question being asked in a lawsuit that has been filed after several individuals have called into question the BUY option and losing what they have purchased when Apple canceled their Apple ID.

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    Show Notes:



    * –“The genie never goes back in the bottle”

    * –Tesla grows 74% in the first quarter

    * –Lyft is selling its self-driving unit to Toyota

    * –Google Doodle celebrates Anne McLaren

    * –The 7 best price comparison apps

    * –6 important reasons you should put a screen protector on your smartphone

    * –Airbus taps Luminar 

    * –Apple will build another US campus in North Carolina

    * Roku warns of a standoff with Google 

    * –Facebook introduces a new mini player

    * –AT&T’s entry and mid-level plans get a speed bump

    * –iOS 14.5, iPadOS 14.5 and watchOS 7.4

    * –YouTube starts airing COVID-19 vaccine PSAs

    * –Cryptocurrency could ruin your relationship

    * –Netflix had 7 wins at the Oscars

    * –AirDrop is lea...

    • 38 min
    Tesla AutoPilot under Serious Scrutiny

    Tesla AutoPilot under Serious Scrutiny

    Tesla AutoPilot is under serious scrutiny after 2 people were killed when the driver was in the passenger seat. Consumer Reports has reported how they got a Tesla to drive around a test track with no one in the driver’s seat. People will do dumb things to get themselves killed but this is ridiculous and need to be fixed.

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    Show Notes:



    * –AT&T beats earnings 

    * –Tesla crash prompts senators to push for recommendations

    * –Every new movie and show on Netflix in May

    * –Montblanc’s fitness-centric smartwatch

    * –Lego’s new $200 R2-D2 set

    * –Riverside.FM raises $9.5 million

    * –Twitter rolls out 4K support

    * –Google FI

    * –Joe Biden is betting big on small networks

    * –The FCC wants your thoughts

    * –SpaceX Crew 2 third crewed mission

    * Congress push to allow more autonomous vehicles 

    * –Apple downplays complaints about App Store scams

    * –Weather and news coming to the Windows 10 taskbar

    * –The University of Minnesota banned the Linux kernel

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ingenuity Flys on Mars

    Ingenuity Flys on Mars

    Ingenuity Helicopter has its first successful flight on Mars while the flight only lasted 30 seconds this is a huge accomplishment by the NASA and JPL team to pull this off. We will see now how further they can push the envelope in the amount of time in the air and the distance to travel.

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    Show Notes:



    * –The 5 best apps for a temporary burner phone number

    * –Inguinty Mars Helicopter on Google Search

    * –Verizon’s C-Band

    * –NHTSA is investigating the Tesla crash

    * –Faraday Future

    * –Facebook says employees can continue to work from home

    * –How U.S. banks are using AI

    * –Union says Amazon interfered with vote

    * –Mastercard buys Ekata

    * –Parler back on the App Store

    * –Reddit Talk

    * –Amazon Project Kuiper

    * –IBM Q1

    * –Toyota’s first electric vehicle 

    * –NY caps the cost of broadband

    * –Microsoft Edge is getting a performance mode

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    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
139 Ratings

139 Ratings

macpro3000 ,

A Great Tech Podcast with a Long History

When it comes to fun and informative tech podcasts, Geek News Central is it with venerable host Todd Cochran. I’ve been listening to Geek News Central off and on for many, many years since It first started in 2004.

Todd has an easy going personality who presents you with the latest news and opinions of all kinds of tech products including Apple Macs, iPhones, iPads; various PC platforms with their Windows OS and Linux options, smart technology, Android, phones, tablets, TV, streaming, audio and much, much more.

Each podcast if about an hour or so long. You can listen to it live on Mondays and Thursdays or just download the podcast here and at other aggregators.

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Enjoyment

I enjoy listening to Todd’s weekly show. He give me great insight into the tech industry ❣️

Breck320 ,

Love this podcast

Todd reviews all of the latest techie news articles and adds his deep insights. His reviews help me know what’s going on in the technology world without when I miss an article or don’t have time to dig through the tech news site. Thanks for the fantastic podcast!

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