GNC Week In Review

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By Kirk Corless and Scott Ertz


CES 2022 Preview #099

December 19, 2021

<p>This week is a special GNC Week In Review as we are going to give a special early preview of our live coverage of CES 2022 from Las Vegas!  And this is our last episode for the year, Chris Jordan from the <a href="">Talking Sounds Podcast</a> is our guest and he’ll join us on this special episode discussing past CES’s and what we will see at CES 2022</p> <p>As we are less than 2 weeks away from CES 2022 and GNC Week In Review along with the Tech Podcasts Network will be heading to Las Vegas for live coverage of CES 2022, covering all of the action of the latest tech and what better way to support the Tech Podcasts Network by scoring some merch, you will support us and you can get some cool stuff! It’s a win-win! So check it out here to this<a href=""> link.</a></p> <p>Also be sure to follow along on the GNC Week In Review YouTube channel with behind the scenes of CES 2022 from the studio, the show floor, and more.</p> <p>Scott and Kirk will be back on January 14th, 2022 with episode 100 and there will be a lot of changes that you will all see from a new logo, intro music, and a lot more. As always big thank you all to all of the listeners and viewers of the podcast this past year and we all hope that you all stay on the ride as bigger and better things come.</p> <p>We hope you all have a great holiday season and a happy and healthy 2022!</p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>


Problems with the Pixels #098

November 19, 2021

<p>This week,  the Pixel 6 has problems, Boost Mobile introduces their Carrier Crusher plan, and guess who else doesn’t like the removal of the YouTube dislike button?</p> <p>Show Notes:</p> <ul><li><a href="">Problems with battery life on the Google Pixel 6</a></li> <li><a href="">Problems with the fingerprint scanner on the Google Pixel 6 </a></li> <li><a href="">Boost Mobile’s Carrier Crusher Plan</a></li> <li><a href="">Starbucks team up with Amazon</a></li> <li><a href="">YouTube Co-Founder opposes the removal of the dislike button</a></li> <li><a href="">FCC and the National Suicide Prevention Hotline</a></li> <li><a href="">We read Twitter for entertainment</a></li> <li><a href="">T-Mobile says it hits in goal in 2021 with 5G</a></li> <li><a href="">Apple to begin do-it-yourself repair program for iPhones</a></li> <li><a href="">Walmart and Zipline</a></li> <li><a href="">Crypto collective firm loses bid </a></li> <li><a href="">Hulu launches a store</a></li> <li><a href="">Reeses giant peanut butter pie</a></li> </ul>


Finally, everyone will have broadband?! #097

November 14, 2021

This week,  Google was valued almost at $2 trillion dollars, Congress approves a broadband plan for billions and MoviePass is making a comeback? - Show Notes: Google briefly hit a market cap of $2 tr


New MacBook’s, new Pixels and more oh my! #096

October 24, 2021

This week, Apple unleashes its MacBook’s, Google shows off its new Pixels and Facebook possibly is changing their name - Show Notes: Apple's Unleashed Event Google Pixel 6 and Google Pixel 6 Pro


Billions for a building #095

September 26, 2021

This week, Twitter pays millions, Google pays billions and Apple TV+ has a few million subscribers - Show Notes: Twitter will pay over $800 million dollars Google buys a building for $2.1 billion d


Reddit, really? You are valued over $10 billion? #094

August 13, 2021

This week, Samsung is flipping and folding again, Amazon is paying customers and Reddit is valued at over $10 billion dollars - Show Notes: Samsung Unpacked Amazon to pay customers Reddit is now


What in the hell is wrong with these people? #093

August 06, 2021

This week,  Google is going Pro, Zoom is going to settle and Amazon is selling a smart soap dispenser. - Show Notes: Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro Zoom settles lawsuit over "Zoombombing" Amazon'


$100,000 for a TV or a house? #092

July 16, 2021

This week, Facebook wants to give money to creators, do you want to spend money for a rollable tv?  and Clippy is back! Facebook will be making payments to creators LG OLED rollable tv Microsoft'


Something is coming from “Nothing” #091

July 11, 2021

This week, Andy Jassey steps up as the new Amazon CEO,  if you are looking into a new job TikTok may have a solution for you, and there is something that is coming this month from "Nothing" - Show Not


Jeff says fly me to the moon #090

June 11, 2021

This week, Jeff Bezos is flying to the moon, Bitcoin lands in El Salvador as legal tender, and Facebook will have its own smartwatch - Show Notes: Jeff Bezos and his brother is flying to the moon Bitcoin in El Salvador


What is N-Plus? #089

May 07, 2021

This week, NetFlix adds a plus,  Uber’s pleased with a minus and Apple is working on a foldable iPhone? - Show Notes: Uber Q1 Apple reportedly working on a foldable iPhone Chromebook shipments soared 275% in Q1


CES returns to Vegas #088

April 30, 2021

This week, Samsung unpacks again with products, Apple breaks records again in its earnings, and yes returns in Las Vegas - Show Notes: Samsung's Galaxy Book range Apple Q2 CES returns to Las Vegas Alphabet Q1


Apple springs in action #087

April 23, 2021

This week,  Apple springs into action, global smartphone sales rise and Twitter will allow you to upload and view photos in 4K - Show Notes Apple's Spring Loaded event Twitter images in 4K FCC robocall mitigation database


No! No! And Oh no! #086

April 09, 2021

This week, LG is no longer in the smartphone market, you can no longer get an answer from Yahoo, and oh no 500 million Facebook users data leaked online - Show Notes: LG calls it quits Yahoo Answers shuts down next month


A Pet Rock for 2021 #085

March 26, 2021

This week, a tweet sold for millions, Comcast is investing in billions and you can pay in bitcoin for a Tesla - Show Notes: Jack Dorsey's tweet sold for $2.5 million dollars Comcast to invest $1 billion over the next decade


Amazon wants to take care of you #084

March 19, 2021

This week,  Amazon wants to take care of you, the FCC fines 2 telemarketers for millions, and instead of a face id, a thumbprint, or entering a pin you might able to wink at your phone to unlock it. Amazon Care


You can’t have Fry’s with that #083

February 26, 2021

This week, you can no longer have Fry's with that electronics order, GameStop's stock price goes up again, and no it doesn't have to do with Robinhood and Best Buy lays off 5,000 employees - Show Notes: Fry's closing its doors


Roaring Kitty getting sued #082

February 19, 2021

This week, Roaring Kitty is getting sued, Google is paying News Corp and Amazon wants you to build it - Show Notes: Roaring Kitty is getting sued Google will pay News Corp outlets for using their content Amazon's Build It


Jeff Bezos steps down #081

February 05, 2021

This week Jeff Bezos steps down, RobinHood steps up and Google pays up - Show Notes: Jeff Bezos steps down from Amazon Robinhood's Super Bowl ad Google will pay $3.8 million to settle discrimination accusations 


What’s new at CES 2021? #80

January 08, 2021

This week, T-Mobile adds millions of customers, Apple’s App Store made billions, and an early preview of what’s coming to CES 2021 - Show Notes: T-Mobile adds 5.6 million customers Apple announces record App Store spending Samsung C-Lab


So long 2020! Hello 2021! #079

December 18, 2020

This week, Gmail goes down, Google Max goes away and HBO Max arrives on Roku - Show Notes: Google had outages Google is retiring the Google Home Max HBO Max on Roku FTC orders Amazon, Facebook, and others how they collect data


Wait?! The Apple AirPods cost how much?! #078

December 11, 2020

This week, Apple announced its AirPods Max and you would not believe what it will cost you, HBO Max saw a huge increase in subscribers, and Airbnb's IPO shares more than doubled - Show Notes: Apple AirPods Max HBO Max hits 12.


Apple fined for millions #077

December 04, 2020

This week, Apple fined 12 million dollars by Italy, Amazon is having a record-breaking sales season and PC sales are growing - Show Notes: Apple fined $12 million by Italy Amazon's "biggest holiday season"


Apple’s M1 #076

November 13, 2020

This week, Apple brings in M1, YouTube had a global outage and a customer had a sideways misfortune with T-Mobile - Show Notes: Apple M1 Event YouTube outage T-Mobile customer shares frustration


Apple’s One More Thing #075

November 06, 2020

This week, Apple has one more thing, T-Mobile has to pay 300 million dollars to the FCC and Walmart has dropped their robots - Show Notes: Apple's "One More Thing" iPhone 13 T-Mobile to pay $200 million


RIP Quibi #074

October 23, 2020

This week, Quibi shuts down, Verizon Q3 earnings go up, and Paypal brings in cryptocurrency Quibi shuts down Verizon Q3 Paypal allows cryptocurrency PS5 will come with streaming services Xbox's Phil Spencer hints at an xCloud streaming...


Breaches in your britches #073

October 09, 2020

This week, Apple has the need for speed, AT&T has DirecTV might be set up for a fire sale and also announcing layoffs and Gmail has changed its logo - Show Notes: Apple's "Hi, Speed" Event Apple is starting to ship devices from its stores


Google Pixel 5 and more #072

October 02, 2020

This week, Google launches the Pixel 5 and more but wait the DOJ is suing them, Amazon says you can pay with your palm and the LG Winds lands on Verizon for $1,000 - Show Notes: Google Pixel 5 The new Google TV Google Nest Audio U.


Apple launches iPad Air, Apple Watch and more #071

September 18, 2020

This week, Apple launched devices and products, Amazon Music is launching podcasts and if you have an AT&T phone, would you be interested in ads for a $5.00 discount? - Show Notes: Apple new iPad Air Apple Watch SE Apple Fitness+


Xbox Series X and S launches #070

September 11, 2020

This week, Xbox Series X and S launches also possibly V?,  Motorola unveils a new 5G Razr and Verizon unveils a 5G hotspot and it can be yours for $400.00. - Show Notes: Microsoft Xbox Series S Microsoft Xbox Series X


LG’s new swivel phone #069

September 04, 2020

This week, LG teases a new phone, Apple will be releasing 4 iPhones and Samsung makes announcements at IFA. - Show Notes: LG teases new phone Samsung at IFA Apple's Fall Event Amazon looks to add 10,000 jobs in Bellevue Washington


Get ready to order your Sony PS5…..or not #068

August 28, 2020

This week, Sony invites you to get a PS5 then again you might not get one, there are some people that are going back to school might not be able to get a laptop and while the US might get average 5G download speeds,


Apple now worth 2 trillion dollars! #067

August 21, 2020

This week,  Apple is now worth 2 trillion dollars, 3 billion people are gamers and who wants a new Crackberry ….(**ahem**)...Blackberry? Show Notes: Apple worth 2 trillion dollars 3 Billon people worldwide are gamers


California might shut down Uber #066

August 14, 2020

This week, California might shut down Uber, Motorola will hold an event in September and the Xbox Series X launches in November - Show Notes: Uber warns of temporarily shutting down in California Motorola will might hold an event in September...


Samsung unpacks #065

August 07, 2020

This week, Samsung unpacks its devices, Twitters fixes a security vulnerability and Door Dash launches Dashmart - Show Notes: Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Twitter for Android vulnerability gave access to direct messages


AT&T is scaring its customers? #064

July 24, 2020

This week,  AT&T is scaring its customers, Jeff Bezos is 13 billion dollars richer and Microsoft has had an impressive 2nd quarter. - **A couple of seconds in the podcast a few seconds of the intro was cut out** - Show Notes: -


High-profile Twitter accounts hacked #063

July 17, 2020

This week, high profile twitter accounts have been hacked, Verizon is told to stop making misleading 5G claims and T-Mobile is offering Scam Shield to its customers. - Show Notes: Twitter accounts hacked


T-Mobile explanation of it’s outage #062

June 19, 2020

This week, T-Mobile explains it’s outage  Verizon flexes with a 5G laptop, and AT&T announces layoffs. - Show Notes: T-Mobile's outage Lenovo Flex 5G AT&T is laying off thousands of workers Amazon's AI-powered distance assistants


Sony PS5 #061

June 12, 2020

This week, Sony unveils its PS5, Samsung may launch an 8TB hard drive and Verizon launches 5G in Detroit. - Show Notes: Samsung 8TB SSD Verizon 5G in Detroit Best shows on Apple TV How to manage your apps on a Chromebook


CES 2021 is going to happen in Las Vegas #060

June 05, 2020

This week, CES 2021 is going to happen in Las Vegas, Google faces a lawsuit and Apple's latest update brings audio to it's Apple News plus. - Show Notes: CES 2021 Google faces a $5 billion lawsuit Apple News Plus Audio


HBO Max launches #059

May 29, 2020

This week, HBO Max has launched, will there be an upcoming launch on the next Motorola Razr and will there be a launch of the iPhone 12 in November? - Show Notes: iPhone 12 launch? HBO Max Motorola Razr


Amazon drops Jet #058

May 22, 2020

This week, Amazon is launching its own game, Walmart is dropping its Jet and AT&T is dropping its 5G evolution. - Also this week, Scott Ertz from Plughitzlive is coming on to the podcast as a co-host. - Show Notes: -


Facebook soars in Q1 #057

May 01, 2020

This week, Facebook made billions, Amazon settles for millions and Automatic shuts down. - Show Notes: Facebook Q1 Amazon settles with workers Automatic shuts down Best family tablets Phones under $200.00


Motorola Edge and Edge Plus #056

April 24, 2020

This week, Motorola is going to the Edge, HBO is going to the MAX and John Legere exits T-Mobile - Show Notes: Motorola Edge and Edge Plus HBO MAX John Legere resigns AT&T CEO retires Nintendo blocks logins after accounts were compris...


Yahoo! Mobile #055

March 13, 2020

This week; Yahoo is launching Yahoo Mobile plus Comcast accidentally publishes unlisted phone numbers plus Sharp sues Vizio - Show Notes: Yahoo Mobile Comcast accidentally publishes unlisted phone numbers Sharp sues Vizio


Yet another data breach, this time MGM Resorts #054

February 21, 2020

This week; YouTube faces an FTC complaint, Google bans apps and MGM had a data breach. - Show Notes: YouTube faces FTC complaint Google bans apps  New Mexico AG and Google  Verizon is committed to Google Pixel MGM data breach


Blame it on the app Iowa #053

February 07, 2020

This week; the Iowa caucus had problems, IMDB has Lost, plus Google Fiber kills its TV service. - Show Notes: Iowa caucus results delayed Lost on IMDB TV Google Fiber kills its TV service Apple envisions a foldable phone


Facebook and Apple earnings grow #052

January 31, 2020

This week; Facebook earnings grew, Apple earnings grew plus Warner Media loses millions. - Show Notes: Facebook Q4 Apple Q4 WarnerMedia takes a revenue hit PayPal Q4 Google bug bounties Apple rumors Samsung S20 rumors


Seattle is allowing people to vote by smartphone #051

January 24, 2020

This week; - if you live in Seattle Washington you can vote in this year's election from your smartphone, Uber is coming to Vancouver British Colombia plus Google I/O 2020 - Show Notes: If you live in Seattle you can vote from your smartphone


US Army bans TikTok #050

January 03, 2020

This week, The US Army bans Tik Tok, the IRS makes changes on how you file your taxes online plus Mike Bloomberg spent millions to be in your Google Search results. No show next week as GNC WIR and Geek News Central along with the rest of the Tech Podc...