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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Google-Palooza! #1292 - Geek News Central Audio

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Hello everyone, Todd is still away on vacation and will be back in the studio next week. On today’s episode on what’s going in the world of tech; the AT&T/Time Warner merger is a done deal and while Verizon recently has introduced another unlimited plan, AT&T is offering their la...

E3 2018 #1291 - Geek News Central Audio

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Hi everyone, Kirk here filling in for Todd while he is on a well deserved vacation for the next week and a half. He will back on Thursday June 28th.I got lot of tech news today to share and now my audio levels is sounding a lot better and will be going forward...

Uber Scams #1290 - Geek News Central Audio

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Uber has been figuring out how cybercriminals are scamming their them using GPS spoofing and a huge number of techniques to launder money from stolen credit cards. It is quite a fascinating read on what the cybercriminals have been doing. Ok, folks, you’re in Kirks hands for the next three sho...

Yahoo Messenger to be Shut down #1289 - Geek News Central Audio

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Yahoo Messenger is to be shut down on July 17th marking a 20-year run when it competed with likes of ICQ. What happened to ICQ anyway? I give you the folks the lowdown on what is happening here and so far the feedback from everyone has been happy with the slightly shorter shows. I also talk about my...

Amazon 4k Fire TV #1288 - Geek News Central Audio

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The Amazon 4k Fire TV is not available for those of your that are looking to get as much 4k content as possible. My bedroom TV is not 4k so until I upgrade I see no reason to get the cube. Plus a lot of other tech news in the space today. I talk about my upcoming schedule and whats been happening...

Apple WWDC #1287 - Geek News Central Audio

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The tech news is dominated by the Apple WWDC conference and all the announcements. A little underwhelming to be honest with you but there are some good changes and updates coming especially for Apple Watch users. An update and a rant on some things going on but otherwise all good here in Geek land...

Amazon Counterfeit’s #1286 - Geek News Central Audio

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Amazon Counterfeits are becoming a real problem with consumers getting ripped of and name brands loosing business. Over 56,000 items being sold were determined to be counterfeit. They need to fix this to not only protect consumers but to protect these name brands. Plus I talk about my current gym st...

Alexa Spying #1285 - Geek News Central Audio

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Back in the saddle and I get you all caught up on what is happening and has happened over the past week. Truly amazing story tonight on what happened to a family in Portland and their Amazon Alexa device that was spying / recording what they had to say and sending it to someone in their contact list...

Leaks, leaks and more leaks! #1284 - Geek News Central Audio

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Hi there everyone, this would be my last day filling in for Todd while he is heading back home from meeting with his team down in Columbus Ohio. Well last week, websites were hacked and GPS locations exposed. In the news today…customers information exposed via leaks.



* Apple drops to #4 spot...

Real Time Location Data Strikes Again #1283 - Geek News Central Audio

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Hi everyone, Kirk here filling in for Todd while he is away down with his team in Ohio.for tonight’s and Monday’s episode of the Geek News Central Podcast. On Monday’s episode Todd talked about phone carriers selling location data and now there is a website where leaked real time l...
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