Geek News Central Podcast

Geek News Central Podcast

Todd Cochrane

Description: Geek News Central is where I talk tech for the common man. With a twice weekly tech show covering a wide range of technical issues. Author of Podcasting The Do it Yourself Guide.

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Autonomous Vehicle Evolution #1233 - Geek News Central Audio

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I discuss tonight on how the Autonomous Vehicle Evolution is going to change virtually everything that we know and make many jobs obsolete. Autonomous Vehicles have the potential to be a significant disrupter to the economy and those is industries that will be affected by it need to prepare now as c...

Teens & Amazon #1232 - Geek News Central Audio

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You can now set your Teens up with and Account at Amazon and control the purchasing process. I would think most parents already do this as I demand cash before approval of my teens purchase. Purchasing without getting pre-approval at my house has serious consenqences. Such is the digital world we li...

Equifax Loss of Public Trust #1231 - Geek News Central Audio

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Equifax Loss of Public trust is complete today with another security concern, along with loosing their IRS contract. You know when the IRS cancels it’s a big big deal. I get you all caught up on what has been going on since the last show. Not a lot I can share but i promise it’s all good...

No FM Radio in iPhone 7-8 #1230 - Geek News Central Audio

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The FCC asked Apple to turn on the FM radio inside the iPhone. Apple responded by saying there was no FM chip in either the iPhone 7 or 8. I talk about the ramifications of this acknowledgment and the future of radio. This has been a week where my schedule has been full from early morning to late...

Zero Day Mac Bug #1229 - Geek News Central Audio

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Looks like a major Zero Day Bug for the new Mac OS and all prior versions. The safety net of running a mac is less secure today than it ever has been and you need to be careful out there. Those that live with a false sense of safety are in for a big surprise at some point...

Ctrl – Alt – Del #1228 - Geek News Central Audio

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The history of Ctrl – Alt – Del and why Bill Gates even hates it. Back in the studio next week. Has been a big week very successful meetings.

You have heard me talk about proximity beacons. I know now how to do it with minimal investment! This course that I endorse and have used succes...

Genetic Testing #1227 - Geek News Central Audio

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We are entering an age where Genetic Testing is going to become affordable to the common man, where we can get early indications if we are at risk for certain cancers of diseases. Which will allow us to make plans and or lifestyle changes to try and ward off or have more pro-active screening for cer...

BlueTooth Malware #1226 - Geek News Central Audio

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Show Note links tonight have been taken over by Executive Producer Kirk Corless and I am very appreciative. Tonights show brings news of a serious BlueTooth Malware threat that has found a new attack vestor. Plus I share with you some revelations I have had in the proximity beacon space. There are s...

Tesla & Irma #1225 - Geek News Central Audio

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Sorry for no show-notes last show folks I explain during the show tonight. I also talk about the Tesla & Irma discussion going on how Tesla made certain Tesla’s have longer range via a software update. I also cover more info about the Equifax breach. Full show tonight...

Equifax Security Breach #1224 - Geek News Central Audio

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Equifax the holder of millions of credit reports and banking information was hacked. In the biggest blunder, the online world has seen to date. A vendor who’s security was lacking has now resulted in the exposure of 143 Million consumers Social Security Numbers, Date of Birth, Drivers License...
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