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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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...

Hearts for Texas #1223 - Geek News Central Audio

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My heart goes out for all those folks affected in Texas and Louisiana. We know we have Ohana members in the affected area so please consider a healthy donation to the charity of your choice.

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

20 Hour Plane Trip #1222 - Geek News Central Audio

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I am back and wow what a week it has been. No show notes tonight I fill you in on why. Part of the show title is the reason. One more show on the road and then I will be back in the studio.

You have heard me talk about proximity beacons. I know now how to do it with minimal investment! This course t...

iOS 11 Law Enforcement Switch #1221 - Geek News Central Audio

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Apple has implemented and Law Enforcement Switch in iOS 11 that allows users to turn off TouchID very simply. This is sure to rub the government the wrong way. But Apple continues to push boundaries in making it harder for Law Enforcement to get access to all the encrypted data within the phone. Wha...

Data Demands #1220 - Geek News Central Audio

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The DOJ is making Data Demands of Dreamhost as they are looking for more info about the rioters who it appears the DOJ felt was organized through the site and will likely end up being an epic court battle. But more worrisome is the depth of data they are looking for. I discuss how Google and GoDaddy...

Piracy in Hawaii #1219 - Geek News Central Audio

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Seems some copyright trolls have invaded the Hawaiian Islands and are sending old school demand letters for movie piracy. The first victim a 72yr old man that has no clue on what they are even talking about. Once again the movie industry seems the can extort money from Internet users without much in...
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