The Technology Geek Podcast

I Feel Sorry For Slack

Today on the show we get into the difference between GSuite and Office365. We talk about Slack going head to head with Microsoft Teams and Google Hangouts Chat. We get into Dell having success in selling Linux. We get into Apple and how they are going to release shows on AppleTV+. We talk about Disney+ and their offerings. We talk about Skype being a consumer product and much more.

  • Dell's Beautiful New Linux Laptop Features Ubuntu, 10th Gen Intel Processors And Super Fast WiFi
  • SiriusXM's student plan only costs $4 per month
  • Google postpones shutdown of Hangouts for G Suite users
  • Visa Checkout will be shutting down sometime in 2020, Google Pay removing support
  • New Skype icon comes to Android, joining iOS which received it earlier this week
  • Microsoft is using Dynamics 365 to manage Windows Update releases
  • Keanu Reeves and Carrie Anne-Moss are making a fourth Matrix movie
  • Apple TV+ will launch in November for $9.99, facing off against Disney+ at $6.99
  • "Spider-Man" Will No Longer Be A Part Of The MCU And Spidey Fans Everywhere Are Crushed

Earnings Report Week

Earnings Report Week

This week on the podcast we are back after a long break. We talk about Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft earnings reports. We talk about the Apple Card and a rise in PC sales. We get into Googles Pixel business and Microsofts Surface business being a billion-dollar business and not being profitable. Plus much more.

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Only On Google Fi

Today on the show we get into the news of the week talking about Windows 7 coming end of life in January. We talk about Windows Paint, Notepad and calculator. We talk about LinkedIn getting off of GSuite and moving to Office 365. We talk about a new Pandora music now on SiriusXM and much more.

Today On The Show We Talk About

  • SiriusXM New App and Pandora Getting SiriusXM Shows
  • Microsoft Paint, Notepad and calculator
  • Linked in Moving off GSuite
  • Comparing GSuite To Office365
  • vMix For Podcasting
  • Citrix In Enterprise
  • Pixel 3 Half Price On Google Fi
  • Samsung Galaxy Fold

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Microsoft HealthVault Was Doomed From Day One

Today on the show we get into Microsoft HealthVault and being shut down. We get into Google's Health product and how it never took off and how Apple is now going to take over that market as well since its in the consumer space. We get into Microsoft new work "Prosumer". We get into how the Microsoft store sells Surface books with Windows 10 Home and Pro. We get into what happened to Windows Ultimate. Plus Much More

Today On The Show We Talk About

  • Microsoft HealthVault shutting down in November
  • Google WearOS
  • Slack Announces New Integrations with Office 365 Apps
  • YouTube TV Prices Going Up
  • Disney+ Price
  • Apple adds new ‘Confirm Subscription’ step for in-app subscription signups on iOS
  • New Microsoft Edge Beta

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Microsoft Closed Ebook Store

Today on the show we talk about another step in Microsoft getting out of the consumer electronics business by closing their Ebooks store. We get into Apple announcing a credit card you can't get the week after they announce new hardware. We talk about the iTunes match service to upload your MP3s. We get into Foursquare and their new business. We talk about IBM using Flickr photos and Apple getting a 1/3 of every app sale and subscription.

Today On The Show We Talk About

IBM using Flickr Photos

iTunes Match

Spotify Going After Apple In EU

Foursquare New Business

Microsoft Closed Ebook Store

Apple Credit Card

Microsoft Launches Visual Studio 2019

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New Security Book

The Apple Plus Event

This week on the show we talk about Apple big event and everything they released. We get into Facebook changing their open platform mindset to more closed and what they are doing with Whats App. We talk about YouTube getting out of the original content business and much more..

This Week We Discuss

- Apple TV+
- Apple News+
- Apple Games
- Apple Card
- Facebook Going Be More Like WeChat
- No More Original Content From YouTube

Much More...

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Apple Hardware Week

Today on the show we talk about Apple's big event coming up and how they have released hardware almost every day this week. We talk about the new iMac 21 inch and iMac 27 inch Pro. We talk about the new iPad Air and iPad Mini vs the iPad Pro. We get into using Slack vs Microsoft Teams and how Discord fits into this space. We talk about podcasting software and much more. 

Today On The Show We Discuss...

  • New Apple iPads
  • New Apple iMacs
  • New Apple AirPods
  • MySpace Has Reportedly Lost All Photos, Videos, and Songs Uploaded Over 12 Years
  • Slack vs Microsoft Teams
  • Onedrive cancels groove streaming
  • HBO Now App vs Subscribing Through Amazon
  • Dropbox vs Onedrive
  • Discord
  • Podcasting Software

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Apple TV Service What Can We Expect

Today on the show we talk about what could Apple TV service be and what can we expect. We talk about Microsoft starting to warn users to get off of Windows 7. Microsoft can now uninstall bad updates and Google Allo is dead and much more...

Today We Talk About...

  • Apple TV Service
  • Apple New Service
  • Microsoft Warning Users About Windows 7 EOL
  • Microsoft Adding Remove Update Feature
  • Google Allo Is Dead

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Does Anyone Use USPS Anymore?

Today on the show we run down some of the security news of the week. We talk about the Pwn2Own results between Android and iOS. Last Wednesday Mozilla announced the addition of a new feature for FireFox. Google will open project fi to other devices and YouTube removing annotations on January 15. Brandon talks about a deal on the Cortana Invoke Speaker and much more...

Today We Talk About

  • Dell Resets All Customers' Passwords After Potential Security Breach
  • US Postal Service Left 60 Million Users Data Exposed For Over a Year
  • 3 New Code Execution Flaws Discovered in Atlantis Word Processor
  • Mozilla announced new features for FireFox
  • Mobile Pwn2Own Results
  • YouTube To Make New Originals Available For Free, Ad-Supported Viewing
  • Google To Open Project Fi To iPhone, Samsung, and OnePlus
  • YouTube Will Remove All Pop-up Annotations on January 15
  • Microsoft Releases Cumulative Updates for Older Windows 10 Versions
  • Amazon Confirms Monday was its Biggest Day Ever
  • Microsoft Briefly Took Over Apple As the Most Valuable US Company


If you want to support the show buy my new book “Guidebook To Computer and Smartphone Security” on LeanPub

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John McAfee for President in 2020 What?

This week on the show we talk about our new Patreon Page to start the show. We then get into Skycoin and other deregulated internet currency. We talk about Skycoin and John McAfee's involvement in bitcoin and his plan to run as a libertarian in 2020 which was announced via Twitter. Bill Marr gets people upset by making some nasty comments about Stan Lee online. Apple sales are slowing a bit. Microsoft and Google have quality control issues plus much more..

Today We Talk About...

  • John McAfee Owns Part of Skycoin
  • Bill Marr Has A Blog Post About Stan Lee That Upsets People
  • Microsoft Pulls Some Non-Security Updates For Microsoft Office 2010, 2013 and 2016 That It Released Earlier This Month
  • Ivanka Trump Used Personal Account For Emails About Government Business
  • Daniel's Hosting was hacked this week and taken offline server's root account was also deleted, and that all 6,500+ Dark Web services hosted on the platform are now gone.
  • Instagram Is Cracking Down On Services That Sell Likes, Followers
  • Google’s Wear OS Gets Battery Life Improvements
  • Apple to cut iPhone production by 30%
  • Sony Won’t Be Attending E3 2019
  • Microsoft’s Building a Disc-Less Xbox One for Release in 2019
  • Digital trade-in Program For XBox Games
  • Microsoft Is Putting Ads on the Mail App in Windows 10
  • Skype Calling is Now Available on Alexa
  • OneDrive Gets Integrated Into Skype
  • Walmart Overtakes Apple as No. 3 Online Retailer in US
  • Microsoft Tests Revamped Outlook Design With Dark Theme Support on Mac
  • LinkedIn Really Wants to Get Along With the Cool Kids


If you want to support the show buy my new book “Guidebook To Computer and Smartphone Security” on LeanPub

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I Need Friends On Slack

Today we talk about the death of Stan Lee. We review the new MacBook Air and the Surface Pro. We talk about lapable computers vs tablet stands. We go over using Microsoft Word over Apple Pages. Using Dropbox because it is much better OneDrive and has more features. Using digital media vs books that are only in the paperback format. Microsoft is really pushing Edge and books because it's profitable. Using Slack for business and much more...

Today We Talk About..

  • Slack
  • Dropbox vs OneDrive
  • MacBook Air Review
  • Microsoft Surface Pro As Tablet
  • Stan Lee Death
  • Microsoft Word Vs Apple Pages
  • Microsoft Edge Books
  • Microsoft Movie Rentals On Xbox

If you want to support the show buy my new book “Guidebook To Computer and Smartphone Security” on LeanPub

Google Pixel 3 Review

Today on the show we review the Google Pixel 3 and the Google Pixel 3 XL. We discuss the new Apple hardware including the new MacBook Air, iPad Pro, and Mac Mini upgrade. We get into the new WLinux distro for Windows 10 and how you can install the distro via the Windows store or GitHub. We compare the Lenovo Smart Display to the Google Home Hub. Plus much more... Today We Discuss...

  • Google Pixel 3 and the Google Pixel 3 XL Review
  • New Apple MacBook Air, iPad Pro, and Mac Mini
  • WLinux For Windows 10
  • Lenovo Smart Display Vs Google Home Hub

If you want to support the show by my new book "Guidebook To Computer and Smartphone Security" on LeanPub

The Microsoft Surface Updates Are Basically An iPhone S

Today on the show we talk about everything that happened at the Microsoft Surface event. We even talk about the HP event from Monday. We talk about the Surface still not having USB-C and why Microsoft release headphones would when they killed Groove Music not too long ago and the fact they don’t work with Xbox. We talk about Windows 10 1809 update and much more…

Today We Talk About

  • New Microsoft Surface Hardware
  • HP Releases The New Spector
  • Microsoft Now Sells Surface Headphones
  • Microsoft Releases The October Windows 10 1809 Update Early
  • We get A Look at New Screen Mirroring Feature with Android and Windows 10
  • Microsoft Unveils Surface All Access
  • We Talk About Windows 10 1809 Issues

And Much More….

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WhatsApp Says #DeleteFacebook

Today on the show we talk about Google on capital hill. Facebook's motto of "Move Fast And Break Things" comes back to bite them. Google leaks the Google Pixel 3 could it be a marketing campaign? WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton says #DeleteFacebook and why he left $850 million behind. We talk about Apple and much more...

Today We Talk About...

  • Google Is In DC
  • Microsoft Explains Their Outage
  • Apple Kill The iPhone SE
  • Microsoft New looks a lot like Gmail
  • Windows 10 Finally Hit 700,000,000 Million Installs
  • Google Pixel 3 and Chromebook Pixel 3
  • Lenovo Smart Display Review
  • Android MiBox Review
  • YouTube Premium Kobra Kia
  • Microsoft Surface Event What Could It Be
  • WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton Says Delete Facebook
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Microsoft Ignite - Day 2

Today we continue our coverage of the Microsoft Ignite talking about all the news of the week to this point. Microsoft partnering with Adobe to be a true competitor for Salesforce. Microsoft cutting off Skype For Business for anyone under 500 seats. Any company with under 500 seats will be forced to use Microsoft Teams as of October 1st. Microsoft announces that Microsoft Teams is the fastest-growing business app in Microsoft's history. Microsoft Search which is feeling like the biggest news of the show and much more...

Today We Talk About...

  • Microsoft announces Microsoft's Managed Desktop
  • The New Surface Hub,
  • New Enterprise Features For Outlook Mobile.
  • Microsoft Server 2019 Preview Releases In October
  • Windows Admin Center 1809 Reaches General Availability
  • Microsoft And Adobe Team up To Take On Salesforce
  • Cortana Skills Open To More Developers
  • Microsoft Search Gets A Big Update

Microsoft Ignite

Today on the show we talk about the flood of tech news the last week or two that has released. We talk about Amazon being investigated by the EU, Apple's very expensive new phones, new iWatch, Microsoft Ignite going on this week. We get into new hardware Google IO Pixel 3, New Surface Hardware and Amazon Alexa Microwave and much more...

Today We Talk About...

  • Roku Adds The Google Assistant
  • MacOS Mojave Releases Today
  • Office 2019 for Windows and Mac Releases Today
  • LinkedIn Is Coming to Office Apps
  • OneDrive Files On-Demand Coming to the Mac
  • Microsoft Search News
  • Azure News
  • SQL Server 2019
  • Apple’s Streaming Service Will Be Family Friendly
  • Amazon Announces New Hardware
  • EU is Investigating Amazon

Apple News Here There And Everywhere

Today we talk about the Apple event and the new iPhone and iWatch release. The entire event was leaked in advance but it does not matter to Apple. On the week of an Apple, the event the tech news is always slow. We compare fitness trackers. We talk about buying tech on a budget and much more.....

Today we talk about...

  • New iPhone And iWatch
  • Grammarly Coming To Google Docs 
  • Google Drops Inbox For Gmail App
  • YouTube Testing Vertical Ads
  • Microsoft Announces New Headquarters in Canada
  • Microsoft will prompt users to try Edge before installing Chrome or Firefox on Windows
  • Audible is giving members two free original audiobooks each month

Questions I answer

  • Does mesh networking work ok?
  • What is a good cheap affordable smartphone?
  • What is a good cheap affordable fit band?
  • Why use Leanpub for the book?

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Skype Is Not The New Snapchat

Today we kick off season 2 talking about the break, my new book launching on Leanpub in the future, plus a merchandise store possible. Apple and Google both announce hardware events and Microsoft Ignite is this month. Fitbit announces new hardware and no Pixel watch. Microsoft extends there support for Windows 10 builds from 18 to 24 months. Does anyone use Cortana or Siri on the desktop? is rolling out a new design and updates Outlook Premium and much more......

Today we talk about...

Microsoft Will Now Finance XBox Hardware

Microsoft Does Away With Surface Financing

Microsoft Redesigns Skype To Get Rid of The Snapchat Look

Skype Adds Read Receipts

Microsoft Wants Windows 10 To Work With Your Android Phone

Microsoft Teams Can Do Everything Skype For Business Can Do

Microsoft Edge Needs To Be A Better E-Reader

Alexa Coming To XBox

Microsoft Consumer Services On XBox

Cortana needs more skills

And Much More.....

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Google Pixel 2 Review

In this episode, we review the Google Pixel 2 and talk about using Android vs iOS. We talk about Google making moving from iOS to Android easy. We talk tech news of the week and chromecasting everything.

We talk tech news and much more

  • Google Datally
  • Microsoft Edge for Android and iOS
  • Surface Studio Updated for Windows Mixed Reality
  • 600 Million Users on Windows 10
  • MacOS Security Flaw
  • Google Home learns how to multitask
  • Stories are coming to YouTube
  • Google Chromecast Apps 

Microsoft Is Now A Linux Company

We start out the show talking about a lot of news coming out of the Microsoft camp. We talk about consumer reports and the Microsoft Surface. We talk about Netflix news and David Letterman returning to late night on Netflix. Google has a new messenger app plus Microsoft now supports more Linux than ever.

  • Consumer Reports: Microsoft Surface is Dead Last for Reliability
  • Microsoft Issues a Major Update to OneDrive on iOS
  • Disney starting their own streaming service removing Netflix
  • David Letterman Returning to TV With Netflix Talk Show
  • Microsoft Announced New Beta
  • YouTube Uptime is Another Google Messenger
  • AMD Confirms Linux Performance Marginality Problem
  • Microsoft is Changing Windows 10 to Meet Kaspersky Demands
  • You Can Test Windows Subsystem for Linux on Windows Server in Preview
  • Chrome OS set to get trackpad pinch-to-zoom, launcher gestures, and back button

I Don’t Trust Microsoft Consumer Services

We are back after a long time off. Getting back into the swing of things we talk about updates to the site and my new book. We talk about Microsoft Surface Plus program for home and business. We talk about podcasts and how to use them as a tool for business. We talk about Apples 5 billion in PC sales this quarter. Plus PayPal for Skype, Fitbit Skills for Cortana, Facebook Getting Into Hardware Business and Apple 7 Billion in Service sales.


Growing A Linux Beard And Mullet

This week we get Brandon's views on how to drink coffee and his movie choices from the super bowl. We talk about Linux and BSD. We get an update on Brandon's beard situation and growing a Linux Mullet. We talk about Dell selling Red Hat computers and Unix mainframes. We talk about different programming languages and the need for knowing programming. We get into old school tech talking about downloading drivers using serial cables off of ARPANET (Advanced Research Projects Agency Network) and much more......

Join Me Today As We Talk About....

  • Cops Arrest Suspect Because of Water Meter
  • Word Macro Virus For Mac
  • Smart TV Vizio Spying
  • Polish Banks Hacked using Malware Planted on their own Government Site
  • US Judge Ordered Google to Hand Over Emails Stored On Foreign Servers to FBI
  • Windows SMB Zero-Day Exploit Released in the Wild after Microsoft delayed the Patch
  • A Hacker Just Pwned Over 150,000 Printers Left Exposed Online
  • Cops use pacemaker data to charge homeowner with arson, insurance fraud
  • SQL Slammer Comeback
  • Cisco's WebEx browser extension vulnerability
  • Gmail will block .js file attachments starting February 13, 2017
  • Look before you paste from a website to terminal
  • Visual Studio 2017 Arrives March 7
  • Microsoft Begins Implementing Touch Bar Support in Office for Mac for Insiders
  • Hands-On with Outlook Mobile Add-Ins for iOS
  • Google Maps for Android is Getting Real-Time Traffic Updates, More
  • Attacks On WordPress Sites Intensify As Hackers Deface Over 1.5 Million Pages
  • Google Makes WordPress Site Owners Nervous Due to Confusing Security Alert
  • allows you to scan the binary code of an iOS application
  • Hacker Dumps iOS Cracking Tools Allegedly Stolen from Cellebrite
  • Republicans Are Reportedly Using a Self-Destructing Message App To Avoid Leaks
  • Mozilla kills Firefox OS
  • Arby's Probes Possible Data Breach Affecting 355,000 Credit Cards
  • Jeff Benzo On music streaming business
  • Wikipedia Bans Daily Mail As 'Unreliable' Source
  • Police Arrest Five Men For Selling Kodi Boxes 'Fully Loaded' With Illegal Streaming Apps

Episode 100 Celebration With Guest Grawlix Podcast

Today in the show we celebrate 100 episodes. We talk about the road to 100 with our guests Jesse and Randal from the Grawlix Podcast. We talk about joining the EMC network and picking a show schedule. We talk about video podcasting, YouTubing, and Vlogging. We get into live podcasting vs pretaped podcasts. Much Much More...

Join Me Today As We Talk About.....

  • Starting the podcast
  • Joining emc network
  • Road to 100 episodes
  • Picking show schedule
  • Podcasting vs YouTubing
  • Editing A Podcast
  • Being on radio vs Podcasting
  • Podcast Hosting Discussion
  • Live Podcasting vs Pretaped
  • Podcast Studio
  • Video Podcasting vs YouTube
  • Premium Membership
  • Should Nightwing be on CW / Netflix / HBO?
  • Should Nightwing be a movie or TV Show?
  • Who could play the Nightwing?
  • Teen Titans Movie?
  • Can stand alone Nightwing movie pull in enough viewership?
  • Would a comic book hero do good on HBO?
  • Spawn on HBO

Wrestling In A Technology World With Guest Dustin Smothers

Today on the show guest Dustin Smothers from the Pro Wrestling Iowa Podcast joins us and gives us a great podcast title "Look at the size of that ham hock".  We talk about what the wrestling industry was like before computers and the internet. We talk about Pay Per View (PPV) before the WWE network and we answer some listeners questions. We talk about our picks for the Royal Rumble and TNA Wrestling.

Listen As We Talk About....

  • Royal Rumble
  • 90s monday night wars – no internet spoilers (eric biscoff giving away results)
  • The Pay Per View industry down hill
  • WWE Reinventing PPV with Network (UFC doing it year after week)
  • WWE Network 1.4 million subscribers fastest growing network since Netflix
  • WWE Shop Online vs calling 1 800 number during pay per view
  • WWE Titan Sports Name
  • WWE VHS Business in 90s
  • WWE DVD Business because of network
  • WWE Interactive started Taboo Tuesday
  • WWE Raw and Smackdown Live on Network???

Kickstarter and Airbnb with Guest Kaytlin Bailey

Kickstarter and Airbnb with Guest Kaytlin Bailey

Kaytlin Bailey joins us today to talk about social media, the internet, and life as an indy comic. We talk about being on the radio at 3 am in morning. We talk about living in the New York City and being a comedian. Using Kickstarter as a way to sell tickets and set up shows. Kaytlin talks about how exhausting technology can be on daily basis. We talk about Air B & B. We get a digital tour of Kaytlin's apartment. We talk about New York real estate prices. We talk some politics and have a fun talking about it plus more.

  • Kickstarter
  • Indy Artist
  • Podcasting vs Radio
  • Fan Funded Vs. Having An Agent
  • Podcasting in the city
  • Controlling Content On The Web
  • Free Speech

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Google Is The Internet

Today on the show we talk about the change in culture and how people post inappropriate photos of them selfs online and how hard it is to get rid of those things once there on the web. We talk about a father almost killing his daughter of Snapchat photos. We talk about how Google is the internet and the gatekeeper of the web. Much Much More...

Join Us Today As We Discuss.... 

  • Kids Posting Photos Online
  • Google Images And How They Work
  • Netflix White Rabbit Project (Mythbusters Build Team)
  • YouTube Red Movie The Thinning
  • My TVLine Up over the holiday
  • Tom Clancy Rainbow 6 

And Much More.....

Yahoo Accounts Worth Nothing

Today on the show we talk about the world wind that is Yahoo from its peak in the dot-com boom to the Verizon purchase. We get into how a billion Yahoo user accounts are only worth $300,000 on the dark web compared to what a billion Gmail accounts would be worth. We talk about Apple immune to buyer remorse and Bluetooth ear buds. And Much More...

Join Us Today As We Talk About...

  • Yahoo a billion user accounts only worth $300,000 on dark web
  • Apple air buds late to market 69 dollar replacement
  • Super Mario run now available
  • Google drive makes it easy to switch from iPhone
  • Verizon AOL yahoo but not twitter
  • Fitbit not killing off pebble
  • 21st-century buying sky
  • Ampme stereo app
  • Samsung releasing update to kill note 7 Verizon not allowing it
  • MacBook bar insult there is MacBook without bar
  • iOS 10.2 now adds tv / emoji / time renaming feature
  • YouTube Red Revenue explained
  • CES in January
  • ISP block large file hosting
  • Instagram doubled its user base in 2 years
  • Cisco discontinued cloud tells users move azure or AWS
  • Direct tv now struggling because of users usage
  • Amazon delivers first package by drone

YouTube Red Review

Today on the show we get into the tech news of the week. We dive into YouTube Red and is it worth the money. We talk about Microsoft and some new apps coming to the iPad and Linkedin being Microsofts new company. We get into Google's new projects and gaming systems. Plus Much More

  • Netflix keeps bandwidth low encoding vp9
  • Amazon self driving convenience store
  • 70 laptops get left at airports month
  • People sued Microsoft over windows 10 people winning 750 n 10000 dollars
  • Hulu ads 4K on Xbox 1 n PS4
  • Microsoft home hub
  • Google trusted contacts only on android
  • Spotify In house recordings weekly
  • Hbo cinamax threw amazon
  • Online buyers spent 1.9 billion thanksgiving
  • Hbo not as popular as time warner hoped
  • Times suppose buy sports illustrated
  • Go pro slashing over 200 jobs
  • Sports dvr proof
  • YouTube pays music biz 1 b
  • Hp shutting down default ftp telnet access to network printers
  • Google adds 4K video content

Microsoft Surface Studio Review

Today on the show we review the new Microsoft Surface Studio the i5 and the i7 model. We get into swipekey boards and curved display monitors. We talk about the Microsoft Insider Program, Gears of War 4, cloud storage and much more...

Join Me Today As We Discuss

Microsoft Surface Studio

Gears of Wars 4

Swipe Keyboard

HD Displays

Microsoft Insider Program

Offline Mode On Netflix

We Answer Your Questions

What brand of PC should I buy for the holiday?

How should I deal with ransomware?

Is mifi hotspot better then using your phone as hotspot?

Movies to DVD websites are they good?

Can I message with Signal?

Microsoft News Week

Today we get into the new podcast schedule and what were doing with our premium membership. We get into tech Black Friday Sales and news of the week lots of Microsoft News. We get into Apple and Microsoft partnership. Much Much more.....

  • Microsoft Selling Nokie Black Friday
  • Skype Integrates iOS 10 
  • Adobe photoshop elements for sale on Microsoft store
  • Grammarly
  • Dedicated support line for surface studio owners
  • Microsoft bringing solitaire coming to android n iOS
  • Chaseable tiles on Microsoft
  • Instagram live
  • Groove does not offer family plan
  • Cortana does to do list
  • Visual Basic 2017 on mac
  • Echo Touchscreen

Apple Needs The iPhoneSE

Apple Needs The iPhoneSE

This week on the show we talk about the Disney Magic Band. i talk about science and the Epcot Center. We dive deep into how the iPhoneSE has helped and hurt Apple in the mobile market. I talk about the book The Shining and Tested with Adam Savage. We talk about social media and it's effect on the election. I talk about Audible and audiobooks. I get into the Microsoft Surface Studio and much more.....

Join me today as I talk about....

  • iPhone SE
  • Disney Magic Band
  • Microsoft Surface Studio
  • The Shining By Stephen King
  • Social Media
  • Election



Apple Envy

This week on the show we go into past events the Windows 10 event, Apple Macbook event and Office 365 event. We talk about Steve Ballmer and his Apple Envy and how Microsoft dropped the ball on the Windows phone. We talk about Apple and Microsoft earning reports. We get into Skype and the brand recognition vs Google Hangouts. We go into the security of iMessage and Apple bug bounty price vs Google Android pricing. Plus Much More.....

Join Me Today To Talk About...

  • Apple Earnings Report
  • Microsoft Earning Reports
  • iMessage Security
  • New Macbook Pro
  • New Windows 10 Surface
  • Facebook Workplace
  • Apple Bug Bounty
  • Skype

I’m Not Buying Twitter

Today we talk about our new Premium Membership available now! We talk about Amazon new streaming music service and Amazon Prime Book offerings just announced. We talk about Microsoft Hololens and Microsoft event coming this month. We get into the Twitter sale and 4Chan not being profitable. We get into the Galaxy Note 7 recall and the effect on Samsung and much more...

Join Me Today As We Talk About....
  • Amazon Launches New 'Music Unlimited' Service
  • Amazon To Hire 20% More Holiday Workers To Meet Growing Demand
  • Apple MacBook Refresh Could Bring E-Ink Enabled Keyboard
  • Pokemon Go Could Add 2.83 Million Years To Users' Lives, Says Study
  • Facebook Now Lets You Use Google Cast or AirPlay To Stream Video On Your TV
  • Samsung Will Credit You $100 If You Exchange Your Note 7 For Another Samsung Phone
  • Evernote Confirms a Serious Bug Caused Data Loss For Some Mac Users
  • Verizon Believes Yahoo Email Hacking 'Material,' Could Affect Deal
  • Microsoft Confirms October Event
  • Twitter For Sale
  • 4Chan Not Profitable
  • HoloLens Availability Internationally
  • Google Adds a Group Plan to Project Fi
  • Galaxy Note 7 Recall
Much More..

Microsoft Ignite and Google What?

This week on the show were giving you the news from Microsoft Ignite. We talk about me switching from iPhone to Android and using a Chromebook as my daily machine. We discuss the whole messaging war between Google, Microsoft and Facebook. Google rebranding Google Apps For Work as G Suite to compete with Office 365.  We talk about new Roku devices and Google Chromecast plus much more......

Join Me Today As We Talk About....

  • Skype
  • Google Allo
  • Windows Hello Peripherals
  • Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016
  • Blackberry No Longer Making Hardware
  • Microsoft Teases OneDrive Placeholder
  • Office 365 Analytics
  • Roku Introduces a New Streaming Player Lineup
  • Google Audiocast
  • Disney interested in buying Twitter
  • Windows 10 is Now on 400 Million Devices
  • Microsoft Authenticator for iPhone
  • iPhone 7 Secret Headphone Jack

And Much More...

New Studio

New Studio

Today on the show we talk about the new studio and things going on in the news. Brandon talks about his vacation and his new exercise routine. We talk about bash on windows and powershell being open source. We talk about autocad and sketch it software. We talk about votech and much more…

Join me today as we discuss…
  • Spotify Is Burying Tracks From Musicians Who Give Exclusives To Apple and Tidal
  • Hillary Clinton Used BleachBit To Wipe Emails
  • Sprint Charging 'Unlimited' Users $20 More for Unthrottled Video
  • Amazon Is Testing a 30-Hour, 75% Salary Workweek
  • Dropbox Is Urging Users To Reset Their Passwords
  • Linus on Linux's 25th Birthday
  • PSA: PlayStation Network Gets Two-Step Verification
  • Google Fiber To Cut Staff In Half After User Totals Disappoint
  • indows 10 Computers Crash When Amazon Kindles Are Plugged In
  • Uber Loses At Least $1.2 Billion In First Half of 2016
  • WhatsApp To Share Some Data With Facebook
  • YouTube Plans To Bring Photos, Polls, and Text To Its Video Service
  • Latest Windows 10 Update Breaks PowerShell

iTunes and Amazon Killed The DVD Business

iTunes and Amazon Killed The DVD Business

Today on the show we talk how iTunes and Amazon killed the DVD business.  We talk about Suicide Squad movie and CM Punk coming to the UFC. We talk about Hulu owners and there changing business model. We talk about NBC and Snapchat deal. We talk about securing your debt card online and in person. We talk about Microsoft and security issues with Windows 10. We get into Linux, Facebook and much more....

Join me today as we discuss…

  • Assange Implies Murdered DNC Staffer Was WikiLeaks' Source
  • Seagate Reveals 'World's Largest' 60TB SSD
  • Linux Bug Leaves USA Today, Other Top Sites Vulnerable To Serious Hijacking Attacks
  • Open PDF In Edge Default Option Puts Windows 10 Users At Risk
  • Microsoft Disables RC4 In Internet Explorer 11 and Edge
  • Google: Chrome 53 Will 'De-Emphasize Flash In Favor of HTML5' Next Month
  • Chrome Is Nearly Ready To Talk To Your Bluetooth Devices
  • Facebook Will Force Advertising On Ad-Blocking Users
  • Linux Kernel 4.8 Adds Microsoft Surface 3 Support
  • Data Breach At Oracle's MICROS Point-of-Sale Division
  • Hulu Ends Free Streaming Service, Moves Free Stuff To Yahoo View
  • Walmart Buys Jet For $3 Billion, Hopes To Turbo Charge Ecommerce
  • 900M Android Devices Vulnerable To New 'Quadrooter' Security Flaw

Tax on Streaming Services

Tax on Streaming Services

Today on the show we get into tax on streaming services and cord cutting prices vs cable prices. We talk about rubik cubes making a come back. We talk about paying bills via Google calendar. We get into the essentials of programing and programing logic.  We talk about the Windows 10 Anniversary update and the new Xbox. We dig into Facebook new 10 year plan and there new lab. Much More....

Join me today as we discuss…

  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update Borks Dual-Boot Partitions
  • Microsoft's HoloLens Is Now On Sale To Anyone In The US Or Canada
  • LinkedIn Moves Into Video, Starting With Quora-Style Q&A From Influencers
  • Xbox One S is the Best Xbox You Might Not Want To Buy
  • Microsoft Live Account Credentials Leaking From Windows 8 And Above
  • Hacker Selling Data For 200 Million Yahoo Users On The Dark Web
  • One Year Later: Windows 10 Now Runs On Over 21% of All Desktops
  • Xbox One Summer Update Adds Cortana, Music and More
  • Apple Replaces The Pistol Emoji With A Water Gun
  • Google Says 97% Of Connections To YouTube Are Now Encrypted
  • Pennsylvania has signed into law a new revenue package that will require residents to pay a 6% sales tax on their streaming subscriptions
  • Apple Announces Bug Bounty At Black Hat With Maximum $200,000 Reward

Not Around For Consultation

Today we open the show by talking about The Technology Geek's new cat that he came home to the other day. We get into the Electronic Media Collective Podcast Network and everything going on with the website. We talk about the elections and influence of Wikileaks. We talk about the Snowden movie and the trailer. We dive in the tech headlines and discuss other topics and more......

Join me today as we discuss…
  • Clinton Campaign Breached By Hackers
  • SwiftKey Bug Leaked Email Addresses, Phone Numbers To Strangers
  • Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos Becomes World's Third Richest Person
  • Amazon Reaches New High Of 268,900 Employees -- Skyrocketing 47% In Just One Year
  • WhatsApp Isn't Fully Deleting Its 'Deleted' Chats
  • Facebook Offering Refunds For Kids' In-App Purchases
  • Microsoft To Lay Off Another 2,850 People In the Next 12 Months
  • Samsung Beat Apple In Smartphone Shipments, Profit Surges To 2-Year High
  • WikiLeaks Releases Hacked Voicemails From DNC Officials
  • Google Launches Docs and Sheets Add-ons For Android
  • Oracle To Buy Cloud-Software Provider NetSuite For $9.3 Billion
  • Tumblr To Introduce Ads Across All Blogs
  • Amazon Debuts a Dedicated Shop For Kickstarter Products
  • Comcast Excited To Have Lost 4,000 TV Subscribers This Spring
  • Peter Jackson and JJ Abrams 'Back' Sean Parker's Screening Room
  • Google Play Rolls Out Family Sharing
  • LastPass Accounts Can Be 'Completely Compromised' When Users Visit Sites

Electronic Media Crossover #2: Mockers Podcast, Pro Wrestling Iowa, Technology Geek, Turning Cart Wheels & Grawlix Podcast

On this Crossover special the focus is on all the movie trailers and news to come out of San Diego Comic-Con this year. Originally streamed live to our Facebook page. Downloadable audio available below.

Grawlix Bytes #6: Facebook Live Ramble with Brandon Lipani

Originally streamed live to the Grawlix Podcast Facebook page! Randy is joined by Brandon Lipani of The Technology Geek and Survivalist Podcast for a impromptu live chat. They discuss recent DC animated films, what Brandon is reading, and a whole bunch of behind the scenes talk about Patreon and podcast hosting services. Enjoy!

Everything Is Amazon Prime

Today on the show we get deep into Amazon Kindle Paperwhite and Amazon services. We get into Amazon Prime day and exclusive offers for Amazon Prime members. We get into dogs and where and where not to bring them. We talk about comics and about EMC Podcast network. We get into tech news and much more....

Join me today as we discuss...

  • Apple To Release Public Betas of iOS 10 and macOS Sierra Today
  • Avast Acquires AVG For $1.3 Billion To Create Security Software Giant
  • Microsoft Targets The iMac With New All-In-One Surface PCs
  • iPhone 7 To Start at 32GB Storage
  • 73% of Subscribers Would Download Netflix Content
  • Microsoft Will Be Largest Infrastructure As A Service Vendor By 2019
  • Frontier Teams With AT&T To Block Google Fiber Access To Utility Poles
  • Microsoft Prepares One Final, Full-Screen Get Windows 10 Nag
  • WRT54GL: A 54Mbps Router From 2005 Still Makes Millions For Linksys
  • Facebook Messenger Now Has 11,000 Bots
  • Comcast Will Let Netflix Onto Its X1 Platform
  • Verizon To Hike Prices On Plans But Offer More Data
  • Google Cast Is Now Baked Into Chrome, No Extension Needed
  • Google Offers Free 4-Month Play Music Trial Subscription For July 4th
  • Linux Grabs More Than 2% of Desktop Market Share

Windows 10 Bring Back Clippy

Today on the show we get deep into Windows 10 we talk about upgrading to Windows 10 and troubles everyone is having,  We talk about the headspace app and we talk about Arrow / Flash / Legends of Tomorrow and Supergirl. We are join by Randy and Jessie from Grawlix.

Join me today as we discuss...
  • Windows 10 Sneaking Upgrades In
  • Windows 10 Revenue Through Ad Placement
  • Windows 10 Putting Candy Crush In Prime Placement
  • Windows 10 to stop bloat wear
  • Windows 10 could bring back office 2003 clippy
  • Microsoft Is Laying Off 1,850 to Streamline Its Smartphone Business
  • Smaller Xbox One Coming This Year, More Powerful Xbox One In 2017, Says Report
  • Get Ready To Be Bombarded With Ads When Using Google Maps
  • Microsoft May Ban Your Favorite Password
  • Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women
  • Scott Walker Rents Out Email and Donor Lists To Pay Campaign Debt
  • App Headspace
  • SuperGirl Moving to CW
  • Legends of Tomorrow / Arrow / Flash Round Up
  • What next show for arrow verse

Google I/O

Today on the show we start out with some fun old school radio bits and sound clips. We get into Google I/O keynote and a lot of the new apps. We talk about Microsoft and news of Windows 10. We get into a deep discussion about Amazon and there ereaders and echo and dot. We get into driverless cars, Dropbox and much more.

Join me today as we discuss....
  • Google I/O
  • Google News Will Now Highlight Local News Sources For Major Stories
  • Windows 10 will not be free after anniversary update
  • Microsoft: Windows 10 Will Remain Free For People With Accessibility Needs
  • Microsoft Hits $1 Trillion In Total Cumulative Revenue: Reports
  • Opera Launches 'Free And Unlimited' VPN App For iOS
  • Amazon E-Readers
  • Debian Dropping Support For Older CPUs
  • Uber and Lyft Spend $8.2 Million To Lose Fingerprint Election, Vow To Leave Austin
  • Dropbox Cuts Several Employee Perks as Silicon Valley Startups Brace For Cold
  • Lyft Plans Self-Driving Taxi Fleet By 2017
  • Amazon Bows To Pressure To Bring Same-Day Deliveries To Poor Areas
  • Schools banning Game of Thrones and Harry Potter Books 

I Don’t Know My Password

I Don't Know My Password

Today on the show we talk about how to store, use and keep passwords. We talk about Amazon Prime and the Prime Buttons. We talk about Windows 10 and it's ongoing issues. We talk about Apple and it's slowing innovations leading to slowing sales. We talk tech news of the week and more....

Join me today as we discuss....
  • Intel Wants To Eliminate The Headphone Jack And Replace It With USB-C 
  • Comcast Is Raising Its Data Caps From 300GB To 1TB
  • Uber's New Policy Fines Riders Who Are Two Minutes Late
  • Federal Judge Rules Amazon Must Refund Parents Duped By In-App Purchases
  • HTC Announces $100 Million Fund For Virtual Reality Startups
  • iPhone And FBI Case
  • Windows 10 And Windows Update
  • Apple Has First Earnings Decline In More Than A Decade
  • YouTube To Roll Out 6-Second Ads That You Can't Skip
  • Spotify Denies User Details Hacked After Passwords Show Up Online
  • Open365 Is An Open Source Alternative to Microsoft Office 365
  • US Toy Maker Maisto's Website Pushes Ransomware
  • Google's OnHub Is First WiFi Router To Support IFTTT
  • Microsoft Limits Cortana Search Box In Windows 10 To Bing and Edge Only
  • Rovi Acquires DVR Company TiVo For $1.1 Billion
  • Office 365 Hack Let People Login To Any Business Account

Electric City Tattoo Convention

Electric City Tattoo Convention

This week on the show we are on location at the Electric City Tattoo Convention in Scranton Pa. Mrs. Lipani takes one for the team as she gets a tattoo live on the air. We talk to a close personal friend of mine Bones who gives us a big update on the health regulations of tattoos. While I was there I got a tattoo we talk to my artist as he explains tattoo machines and the TECH of how they work. We talk black and grey tattoos vs color tattoos. We get into tattoo artists vs the term scratchers. We talk much more.....

My Tattoo

Wife's Tattoo

Star Trek The Next Podcast

Star Trek The Next Podcast

Today on the podcast we are joined by guest Howard Magnes and this is an all Star Trek episode. We talk about the Star Trek reboot by J.J. Abrums. We get into Next Generation and Original Trek. We talk about the characters and the impact the show had on space travel of today.

Join Us Today As We Discuss....

  • Difference Between KIRK and Picard
  • Movies vs TV Shows
  • Klingon’s make over (No headridges now they have them)
  • Talk about spin offs Deep Space 9, Voyager, Enterpise
  • Structural Integrity Field
  • JJ Abrums and The Trek Reboot Alternate time line
  • William Shartner vs Chris Pine
  • Life support systems how they would be useful on mars mission
  • Even Movies Are Better Then Odd Ones Theory
  • Fandom (Star Trek Continues and phase 2)
  • Away Missions
  • Never let women at driver seat
  • Generations changing of the torch

Jessemania The Wrestlemania Rundown Show

Jessemania The Wrestlemania Rundown Show

Today on the show were running down Wrestlemania 32 and the WWE Hall Of Fame. We discuss show plans and Tattoo Conventions and we discuss Arrow and Laurel Lance. We take calls and much more.

Join Us Today As We Discuss....
  • Wrestlemania 32
  • Ladder match for the WWE Intercontinental Championship
  • Chris Jericho Vs AJ Styles
  • 6-man tag team match
  • Brock Lesnar (with Paul Heyman) Vs Dean Ambrose
  • Triple threat match for the WWE Women's Championship
  • The Undertaker Vs Shane McMahon
  • 20-man battle royal for the André the Giant Memorial Trophy
  • The Rock Vs Erick Rowan (with Bray Wyatt and Braun Strowman)
  • Roman Reigns Vs Triple H (with Stephanie McMahon)
  • Arrow and Laurel Lance
  • Tattoo Art

LG GizmoGadge Review

Today on the show we review the GizmGadget great for any parent with a small child and cheap and affordable cell phone alternative. We talk about Microsoft announcements and iPhone SE. We talk about the tech news of the week and Wrestlemania.

Join Me Today As We Discuss…
  • LG GizmoGadge Review
  • Mojo Brewing
  • Apple Announcements
  • Microsoft Announcements
  • Anonymous's War on Trump Described as Successful and Disastrous
  • Refrigerator-Sized Machine Can Print Pills on Demand
  • Oculus 'Always On' Services and Privacy Policy May Be a Cause for Concern
  • Uber CEO Faces Class-Action Lawsuit Over Price Fixing
  • Siri Now Responds Appropriately To Sexual Assaults
  • Verizon Plans $20 Upgrade Fee Even If You Pay Full Price For a Phone
  • Windows 10 Anniversary Update Will Bring Android Notifications To Your PC
  • Red Hat Expands Red Hat Developer Program With No-Cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Gmail's Mic Drop April Fool Backfires Horribly Costing People Their Jobs
  • Elon Musk Announces $35,000 Tesla Model 3 Electric Car
  • Tesla Receives 115,000 Model 3 Preorders Worth $115 Million In 24 Hours
  • FCC Releases List of Bidders for Wireless Airwaves Auction
  • Nike Adds Self-Lacing Shoes to Sneaker Arms Race
  • Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Join Forces To Create New Encrypted Email Protocol

EMP Electromagnetic Pulse Cause And Effect

EMP Electromagnetic Pulse Cause And Effect

Today on the show we talk about EMP Electromagnetic Pulse and William R. Forstchen book One Second After. Randy from The Grawlix Podcast calls in and joins us as we discuss the tech news of the week and podcasting software and hardware.

Join Me Today As We Discuss…
  • EMP Electromagnetic Pulse
  • One Second After by William R. Forstchen
  • Reports: NVIDIA Launching a Distro of Its Own
  • Meet the Guy Whose Software Keeps the World's Digital Clocks In Sync
  • Researchers Find iOS Malware That Infects Non-Jailbroken Devices
  • Microsoft Denies Rogue Windows 10 Upgrades, Says Users Remain Fully In Control
  • Malvertising Campaign Hits MSN, NY Times, BBC, AOL
  • SeaWorld says its current orcas will be its last
  • Google says 77% of its traffic is encrypted
  • Pokémon designer and artist Eric Medalle dies at 42
  • Now you can book Uber rides right from Google Maps
  • Steve Wozniak slams Apple Watch for taking Apple into 'jewelry market'
  • Telstra goes down again, people can't drink beer or catch Ubers
  • Toshiba invests $3.2 billion in Japanese chip plant
  • Instagram will begin testing an algorithmic timeline similar to Facebook
  • Google: We'll pay $100k if you can hack a Chromebook remotely

Calling Directory Assistance What Year Is It?

Calling Directory Assistance What Year Is It?

Today on the podcast we talk about being on the road and calling directory assistance and using an old atlas. We discuss hands free and what it means. We talk about human evolution and the tech news of the week.

Join Me Today As We Discuss…

  • Microsoft Bring SQL to Linux
  • Google Docs Can Now Export EPUB
  • Ray Tomlinson, the creator of email, has died
  • DirectTV aims add at people with blackout channels
  • Uber Launches in Pakistan
  • Uber Launches Motorcycle-Booking Service in Bangalore
  • 4chan Founder Chris Poole Hired By Google
  • Palo Alto Networking Releases Patch Block Apple Ransomeware at Firewall Level
  • Facebook Fixes Bug That Allowed Users To Set Other Users' Passwords
  • New Altair 8800 Kit
  • McDonald’s Serves Up Happy Meal With a Side of Virtual Reality (Google Cardboard)
  • Microsoft HoloLens Is Available to Software Developers
  • Facebook and Spotify Integration For Messanger
  • Microsoft Surface Biggest App is New York Times Crossword Puzzel
  • Facebook Messenger: App Launches Design Update for Android, Executive Says
  • Sony: Company Disperses Free Compensation Codes for 2011 PlayStation Network Breach
  • Skype Does Not Support Smart TV's Anymore After June 1
  • Bosch Season 2
  • Twitter's stock has traumatized former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer
  • Nest finally realizes we don't all live alone
  • Apple confirms killing your apps doesn't really save battery life
  • went down for about 20 minutes, and the world freaked out
  • Diablo 2 gets first patch in over four years
  • Patch Tuesday Brought Windows 10 Ad Generator