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Google now offers a checking account #044
November 15, 2019
This week, Google wants you to open a checking account with them, Disney+ had millions of mobile downloads, Verizon wants you to stream, plus Hulu + Live is raising its prices - Show Notes: Google offering checking accounts in 2020
Windows Mobile would have beaten Android #043
November 08, 2019
This week, FTC fines AT&T, FCC approves the Sprint-T-Mobile merger, Amazon has deals ahead of Black Friday plus Bill Gates says Windows Mobile would have beaten Android. - Show Notes: FTC fines AT&T FCC approves Sprint T-Mobile merger
Twitter to block political ads #042
November 01, 2019
This week, AT&T overhauls its wireless plans, Facebook’s 3rd quarter revenue grows and its user base grows as well, Twitter is blocking political ads, plus South Park is going to HBO Max. - Show Notes: Facebook 3Q
Some bad news and some good news
October 19, 2019
Sadly there will be no podcast episode for this week or next week, I will explain why in this clip. I will be back for a new episode back on Fridays starting on November 1st.
FBI warns of ransomware attacks #040
October 13, 2019
This week from GNC Week In Review; PC sales are growing, Google ends facial scanning program, plus the FBI warns of major ransomware attacks - Show Notes: PC sales are growing Google ends facial scanning program
Microsoft Surface Event 2019 #039
October 06, 2019
This week, Microsoft launches new laptops and more, GoPro launches 2 new cameras, Facebook pulls accounts, plus Verizon buys Jaunt. - Show Notes: Microsoft Surface event GoPro Hero 8 Black and Hero Max 1 person submitted 1.
Microsoft Surface Event 2019 #039
September 28, 2019
This week, A - Show Notes:
Apple 2019 Event #038
September 14, 2019
This week from GNC Week In Review, Apple announces the next iPhone and more, GameStop is closing stores, tech CEOs are asking for a federal data law, plus Uber is laying off jobs. - Show Notes: Apple Event 2019 Warner Media signs J.J.
Another foldable phone from Samsung? #037
September 07, 2019
This week, YouTube taking steps to remove harmful content, Facebook may remove likes, TikTok is all in with the NFL plus another foldable phone from Samsung? - Show Notes: YouTube shares its plans for removing harmful content
Airlines are banning MacBooks #036
August 31, 2019
This week from GNC Week In Review, a lot of Apple news including airlines are banning MacBooks in checked luggage, some google play apps are draining batteries, a student was deported for posting on social media,
Consumers hold off to upgrade phones #035
August 24, 2019
This week from GNC Week In Review powered by Geeknewscentral.com, Americans wait 3 years before buying a new phone, Huawei will lose billions, Eminem sues Spotify, Microsofts contractors listen in on Xbox users, plus Android Q is now Android 10. -
Verizon sells Tumblr to WordPress #034
August 17, 2019
This week, Frontier network outages get worse in New York, if you had a Google Pixel or Pixel XL, you may be getting up to $500, Verizon sells tumbler to WordPress, FCC is investing more dollars in rural broadband plus some DSLR cameras may have ransom...
#033 The New Samsung Note 10
August 09, 2019
This week, Samsungs unpacks, Google Fiber brings gigabit internet to Austin Texas, the FCC finally denies a net neutrality complaint against Verizon, a tablet for kids has flaws, plus Frontier is failing. - Show Notes: -
Millions of data were breached #032
August 03, 2019
This week, 100 million Capital One customers affected by a data breach, 3 million patient records were breached, Verizon comes out with new unlimited data plans, plus UC Santa Barbara sues. - - Show Notes: Capital One data breach
AT&T TV? #031
July 28, 2019
This week, Tesla lost millions, Twitter reports a small growth of users in Q2, AT&T is coming out with AT&T TV? plus Samsung is bringing back the Fold. - Show Notes: Tesla loses millions DoorDash promises workers will get tips
Amazon Prime Day breaks records #030
July 19, 2019
This week, Amazon Prime Day breaks records……again, Netflix loses subscribers, smartphone shipments decline, eBay beats Q2 estimates, Verizon launches 5G in St. Paul plus the DNC gets a warning not to use FaceApp - Show Notes: Netflix Q2
K12.com exposes millions of records #029
July 12, 2019
This week, FCC wants to ban caller id spoofing, K12.com exposed student records, AT&T makes it harder for spam callers to reach you plus Amazon has a lot of Prime Day deals! FCC wants to ban caller id spoofing K12.com exposed records
A super-sized GNC WIR episode! #028
June 28, 2019
This weeks tech news is massive, there's huge news from government in tech news block which features the 2020 democratic debate to a social media summit may be held at the White House, also in 5G news both AT&T and T-Mobile turn on 5G while Verizon add...
Facebook is getting in the cryptocurrency game #027
June 23, 2019
It's officially Summer! But before you break out the suntan lotion and crank up the tunes, it's a new episode and this week Facebook is all in with cryptocurrency but the US and the European government wants answers before it launches Facebook,
Amazon to fight homelessness #026
June 14, 2019
Happy Father's Day to all of the dads and single parents out there! For this week's episode of GNC WIR, some of the tech news brings from Amazon is fighting homelessness, BET is launching a streaming service,
Another woe for Huawei? #025
May 31, 2019
Wow, the month of May flew by didn't? For this weeks episode on the last day of this month, Apple updates the iPod touch, yes the iPod touch is back, Facebook and Twitter suspend accounts while Twitch suspends accounts temporarily. also in the news,
Memorial Day 2019 #024
May 24, 2019
Happy Memorial Day Weekend to all! I want to give a big thank you who are serving now or has served in the armed forces on this Memorial Day weekend not just today but every day. Some of the tech news this week,
Disney now owns Hulu #023
May 17, 2019
Yes, there was no episode last week, I was not feeling well. It may have been from the remnants from being sick from the week prior. So my apologies, but fear not GNC WIR community, a new episode is here! And this weeks tech news is sure not to disappo...
The Impossible Burger #022
May 03, 2019
So sorry that there was not an episode posted last week, I was sick all of last weekend, so it would not have been feasible on getting an episode recorded then posted as I did not have the strength to do one. However,
Verizon is charging more! #021
April 20, 2019
Happy Easter Weekend everyone. This week there is a plethora of smartphone news, video gaming news, streaming video news along with Google news and a lot of tech tips. In the smartphone news, if you want to go in person at a Verizon Wireless store for ...
You can no longer file your taxes for free #020
April 12, 2019
The news gods have brought forth a lot of tech news this week, there is a lot of Apple news and a lot of government in tech news where there is a story that was posted where there is a bill that is working its way through Congress where if you want t...
YouTube, we have a problem #019
April 05, 2019
It's a new month and with a new month, let's mark this day on your calendar with the tech news of the week. This week, problems, problems, and even more problems namely Arizona Beverages that you love to drink! Well,
Is the Apple Card for you? #018
March 29, 2019
March is coming to a close and Apple wanted to make a big splash with a lot of announcements, some of those announcements were Apple Arcade and Apple Card. Is the Apple Card the card for you? Details in this week's episode. - Show Notes: -
Netflix is going to give a hard pass to Apple #017
March 22, 2019
Spring has sprung! And the tech news sprung as well, Samsung is holding another event next month, a lot of tech news in the video streaming news block where Netflix will not be part of Apple new streaming service. - Show Notes: -
Privacy and You #016
March 15, 2019
Is Facebook going to be private? #015
March 08, 2019
Last week's episode was a little light on tech news and it was a bummer for sure. I am sure not to disappoint you all for this weeks episode, It is jampacked with tech news and a lot of how to tech including how to boost your wifi signal,
Mobile World Congress 2019 #014
March 01, 2019
I am sorry there was no episode last week, I was not feeling well, so good news I am feeling a lot better, this weeks episode is a little light of the tech news so we are beginning the first day of March's episode with some announcements from Mobile Wo...
GNC WIR Special Edition #013
February 09, 2019
This week is a special edition of GNC WIR on how to stay safe online also while the Super Bowl was a snoozefest, amazingly a lot of people were streaming it online! - Show Notes: 5 things to stay safe online How to access the dark web
Data Privacy Day? #012
February 02, 2019
This past Monday, January 28th, I had no idea that on the calendar was Data Privacy Day on Monday. I got to say that you really don't have privacy nowadays if are using your phone or your desktop/laptop and you are on Facebook, Google, etc,
YouTube TV expanding in the U.S. #011
January 26, 2019
Wow, the month of January has really flown by hasn't? Finishing up the last week of the month where there is a lot of cord-cutting news from YouTube TV To Pluto TV, the latest news on the foldable phones coming soon and a lot more! - Show Notes:
Can we please end the government shutdown? #010
January 19, 2019
This is crazy, 28 days and the US government is still shut down! There are important things to be addressed for a lot of people that Congress should act on now not to mention there are a huge amount of people that are working for the US government who ...
CES 2019 Wrap-Up #009
January 12, 2019
CES 2019 has come to a close and I have a lot of CES 2019 news that came from Las Vegas on this weeks episode also there was other tech news as well including Jeff Bezos announcing his divorce on Twitter which begs the question why would you announce t...
CES 2019 Preview #008
January 05, 2019
Happy New Year 2019!! This is the first episode of the new year and I have a preview of some the tech news that will be coming from CES 2019 and Todd from Geek News Central will be down in Las Vegas covering the latest in tech from Tech West at Sands E...
GNC Year In Review #007
December 29, 2018
2018 is coming to close in less than 3 days from today and this weeks episode is a special edition of GNC WIR. I am going to dive in with the tech news of 2018 from Facebook trials and tribulations to what was trending on Google to what was trending on...
I have an iPhone, can Google track my movement? #006
December 15, 2018
Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified before the House Judiciary Committee on December 11th and the committee convened about Google's data collection and privacy and like CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave boilerplate answers to the congressman questions he did the...
“Galaxy Fold” Really Samsung? #005
December 08, 2018
This week, Microsoft announces a foldable smartphone arriving in 2019, I don't think Microsoft had a smartphone for the past few years so it's quite a surprise and not to be outdone Sony is announcing a foldable smartphone; which begs the question that...
Flashback Friday: Big Billy Bass #004
December 01, 2018
Thanks for coming back this week, I hope everyone in the U.S had a great Thanksgiving holiday weekend! I got lots of tech news this week from Google, Facebook, how to help advice and a lot more and remember Big Billy Bass (you know the fish on a woode...
Stan Lee Passes Away #003
November 17, 2018
This week of tech news is chockful this week from Amazon finally announcing the new HQ2 location and it's going to be 2 locations yes 2 locations, not just one, hmm interesting; Android Q was announced with a feature supporting foldable phones and spea...
A video game that helps understand dementia #002
November 10, 2018
Well, I am back with a new episode and there is a lot of tech news this week, including an article I found fascinating it where it's about a man's grandmother who had dementia and created a game based on the disease.
The 1st episode of Geek News WiR! #001
October 27, 2018
Welcome to the very 1st episode of Geek News Week in Review. This episode is going to be a little short this week; however, rest assured I will make sure that subsequent episodes will be more in length. - Show Notes: FireFox 63
A quick hello
October 10, 2018
I am leaving a very short clip to say hello!