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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Apple iOS 13 is Here! #1396

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Apple iOS 13 is here and many are recommending to wait until 13.1 is released due to it’s unstable nature and some bugs. So buyer beware. I am down in Columbus for this show and will be in and out of here a lot over the next month. So hopefully I will get the video studio up and running in sho...

TikTok & Chinese Censorship #1395

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TikTok a Bejing based company appears to be censoring videos of Hong Kong protest. This should come as no surprise to anyone. This popular app is used by millions and I am sure the Chines Communist government has explicit instructions to the company that runs the app. Yet millions in America and Asi...

SpaceX Internet Available Sooner #1394

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SpaceX is thinking they can roll out their Internet service faster based on a new Sat deployment strategy. In my opinion it cannot come soon enough. Tonight was a total stream failed. Somehow was not able to maintain connection with the streaming provider and gives me huge concern. I will be doing a...

Instagram & Facebook Photos not Private #1393

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A big security issue has been found on Instagram and Facebook. Where your shared private images and videos can be easily shared by someone copying the HTML link to the media. The web is secure but the links to the media are not. Continued debugging of the studio here at Geek News Central. Some small...

Dialing it In #1392

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Dialing in the studio is going to take some time but it is a work in progress amongst everything else going on. A special Wednesday show for you as I head to Atlantic City for the Mid Atlantic Podcast Conference. We will have a New Media Show on Sunday late in the afternoon after my return...

Live from the New Studio #1391

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Live from the New Studio, this is really a trial run as the Audio, Cameras, Lighting has not been fully dialed in. So looking for feedback on today’s show. I have a lot of work to do yet to get it where it needs to be. Great show for a live one so I hope you will enjoy the podcast and give the...

Amazon uses Tips to Pay Drivers Wages #1390

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Amazon apparently was caught paying there deliver drivers with Tips they received versus paying them a fair wage and letting them keep their tips. This is the ultimate cheap charlie tactic I think I have ever seen. Big happening here this weekend with the install of the Audimute panels and finishing...

Google Sues Copyright Troll #1389

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Google is suing a Copyright troll that was issuing false DMCA takedowns. This unusual action is after the troll was trying to extort money from those he falsely accused. Grab your popcorn folks. I am back from my time in Florida. Lots happening this week. Studio design install happens on Sunday. Exp...

Apple 1 Million Dollar Bounty #1388

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Apple is offering a 1 Million dollar bug bounty for bugs found in its kernel. This is by far the biggest bounty ever offered and should help incentivize people to turn in those bugs. I had an event that went late last evening thus the Friday morning recording. Quick show today so enjoy and have a gr...

Cloudflare Terminates 8Chan #1387

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Cloudflare terminated the service of 8Chan today and there reasoning is laid out in a public posting. It’s a crazy world we live in now and companies are forced to make business decisions based upon what is happening in the world and I do not blame them. Anyway, lots going on major progress in...
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