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REAL TIME LOCATION DATA STRIKES AGAIN 1283 - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

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...

Twitter Made Changes to Encourage Healthy Conversations - Geek News Central

TWITTER MADE CHANGES TO ENCOURAGE HEALTHY CONVERSATIONS - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

Twitter announced a new approach to how they will handle troll-like behavior that is intended to distort and detract from public conversation...

 
 
 
Rubi Pregnancy Monitor at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central

RUBI PREGNANCY MONITOR AT WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY SHOW - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

In my experience, expecting a new baby is a conflicting mix of emotions ranging from total joy to sheer terror...and I'm the dad. For...

PHONE CARRIERS SELLING REAL TIME LOCATION DATA 1282 - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL AUDIO

Phone Carriers have been selling your real-time location data to at least a few companies for years, in a bombshell report that has...

 
 
 
Spotify Removes Artists from Playlists Under New Policy - Geek News Central

SPOTIFY REMOVES ARTISTS FROM PLAYLISTS UNDER NEW POLICY - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

Spotify has created a Hate Content & Hateful Conduct policy that it is using to determine what music will not be promoted on the service....

MONEY FOR SETI 1281 - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL AUDIO

Money for SETI? The last time the US Government gave money to SETI was in 1992. There is some interesting history here that I am not...

 
 
 
Instagram will Filter Bullying Comments - Geek News Central

INSTAGRAM WILL FILTER BULLYING COMMENTS - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

Instagram announced on May 1, 2018, that they will filter bullying comments intended to harass or upset people in the Instagram community....

NVIDIA Pulled the Plug on GeForce Partner Program - Geek News Central

NVIDIA PULLED THE PLUG ON GEFORCE PARTNER PROGRAM - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

NVIDIA announced that they are canceling their GeForce Partner Program. The program began on March 1, 2018, and was ended on May 4,...

 
 
 

SKIN PRINTER 1280 - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

Amazing work in the Bio-Science with a skin printer under test. Truly amazing technology. I have returned to Hawaii although severely...

Last Epoch RPG is on Kickstarter - Geek News Central

LAST EPOCH RPG IS ON KICKSTARTER - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

Last Epoch is a loot-based action RPG featuring time travel, character building, crafting, and an item system that guarantees endless...

 
 
 
Pokémon GO May Community Event Features Charmander - Geek News Central

POKÉMON GO MAY COMMUNITY EVENT FEATURES CHARMANDER - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

Pokémon GO will have a May Community Day that features Charmander. It will take place on May 19, 2018, starting at 11:00 AM PDT and...

AMAZON AT WAR WITH SEATTLE 1279 - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

Amazon is at war with Seattle. Politicians are starting to find out the actions of taxation have consequences. Last show on the road...

 
 
 

HOW DID PODCAST.APP GET THE DOMAIN - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

The .app domain starts selling yesterday in early release phase. But yesterday I found out that “The Podcast App” already had the domain...

Laevo Exoskeleton at Wearable Technology Show - Geek News Central

LAEVO EXOSKELETON AT WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY SHOW - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

When it comes to exoskeletons, many will think of Ripley's power loader in Aliens. While that kind of machine is still a little way...

 
 
 

T-MOBILE & SPRINT MERGER 1278 - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

Looks like T-Mobile and Sprint are going to try and merge, I am not sure this is a smart move by T-Mobile but time will tell. One more...

SIX NEW GMAIL FEATURES 1277 - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

Quick show tonight with some amazing stories that are going to raise the hair on the back of your neck. Appreciate everyone's support...

 
 
 
Ashland University Adds Fortnite to its Gaming Titles - Geek News Central

ASHLAND UNIVERSITY ADDS FORTNITE TO ITS GAMING TITLES - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

Ashland University announced that it will be adding Fortnite Battle Royale to its esports program in the fall of 2018. The University...

Belgium Considers Some Loot Boxes to be Gambling - Geek News Central

BELGIUM CONSIDERS SOME LOOT BOXES TO BE GAMBLING - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

The Belgium Gaming Commission posted a press release after conducting a thorough investigation into loot boxes in video games. The...

 
 
 

AMAZON ROBOT IN YOUR HOME 1276 - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

An Amazon Robot roaming in your home in the next couple of years is a distinct possibility. This show is jammed packed full of goodies...

SUPPORT MY SPONSOR GODADDY.COM - GEEK NEWS CENTRAL

GoDaddy has been a sponsor of the Geek News Central Podcast since mid-2005. Over the years you have supported the show by choosing...

 
 
 



Apple's Clips App for iOS Gains New Soccer Graphics, Poster and Label

Apple's Clips App for iOS Gains New Soccer Graphics, Poster and Label

Apple today updated its Clips video app for iOS devices to introduce new soccer assets ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, set to kick off in Russia on June 14. Apple has added... Read more ...

Blockchain's big show: The good, the bad, and the ugly of Consensus 2018

Blockchain's big show: The good, the bad, and the ugly of Consensus 2018

GUEST: The world's biggest and gawdiest blockchain conference takes place every year in New York City, congregating thousands of delegates from across the cryptosphere to... Read more ...

LG G7 ThinQ priced at $750 in the U.S.; pre-orders to start May 25th with a...

LG G7 ThinQ priced at $750 in the U.S.; pre-orders to start May 25th with a BOGO deal from T-Mobile

Thanks to a press release that was just disseminated by T-Mobile, we now know that the LG G7 ThinQ will be priced at $750 in the states. That makes it more expensive than the... Read more ...

Google Duplex explained: How it works, controversy, and passing the Turing test?

Google Duplex explained: How it works, controversy, and passing the Turing test?

The amazement over Google Duplex at I/O 2018 quickly veered into criticism over the lack of disclosure and questions about the on-stage demo itself. I think, somewhat lost in... Read more ...

Sonos Launches New Lineup of Discounted Speaker Bundles

Sonos Launches New Lineup of Discounted Speaker Bundles

Sonos today introduced several new speaker bundles , which are designed to allow customers to purchase more than one Sonos speaker at a discounted price. The new bundles range... Read more ...

HMD Global raises $100 million so that it can build more Nokia phones

HMD Global raises $100 million so that it can build more Nokia phones

HMD Global's deal with Nokia to license its name for smartphones has been a rousing success. For example, today's flash sale to launch the Nokia X6 sold out all available... Read more ...

OnePlus 6 omitted wireless charging because the company didn't ‘really feel...

OnePlus 6 omitted wireless charging because the company didn't ‘really feel the need' to add it

Wireless charging has been around for a long time, but thanks to Apple finally adding it to its latest crop of iPhones and Samsung fully embracing it with its past few... Read more ...

LG introduces three new smartphones with 18:9 screens: LG Q7, Q7+ and Q7α

LG introduces three new smartphones with 18:9 screens: LG Q7, Q7+ and Q7α

LG has just done what we expected for quite a while, it launched a brand new Q series smartphone - the Q7. The new mid-range smartphone comes alongside two other Q series... Read more ...

Android Oreo is now rolling out to LG G6 on Verizon, unlocked Moto Z

Android Oreo is now rolling out to LG G6 on Verizon, unlocked Moto Z

Android Oreo's rollout has been pretty slow since its debut on the Pixel family last year , but in the past couple of months, the floodgates have finally started to open for... Read more ...

Google Play Music 8.12 simplifies setting in-app Sleep Timers

Google Play Music 8.12 simplifies setting in-app Sleep Timers

With the announcement of the new YouTube Music last week, Google's official stance is that Play Music will stick around in parallel. In recent months, the service has only... Read more ...