Defence Force Hacked, Zuckerberg’s Puerto Rico VR Tour & TEN Loses The Simpsons [Episode 219]

Andy Blume and Daniel Olivares are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things Geek. Special Guest: Mark Macdowell.

Show Notes:
Most Australians Aren’t Concerned About The Government’s Facial Recognition System [BuzzFeed Australia]
Hacked Aussie Defence firm lost fighter jet, bomb, ship plans [iTnews]
Mark Zuckerberg apologises for ‘tasteless’ Puerto Rico VR video [The Telegraph]
Google balloons set to bring internet to Puerto Rico [BGR]
Google Home Mini bug caused devices to record 24/7 [TechRadar]
Google Buying Apple? Sorry, That Was Just a Test [The New York Times]
Apple is remaking Steven Spielberg’s “Amazing Stories” TV show [Recode]
The Simpsons disappears from Australian free-to-air TV after Fox pulls content from Ten Network [ABC News]
TV Stocks Tumble After AT&T Cord-Cutting Disclosure [The Hollywood Reporter]
New Disney logo for Movies Anywhere app similar to the ABC [News.com.au]

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Australia’s Facial Recognition Database, Google Pixel 2 & Harvey Weinstein Scandal [Episode 218]

Andy Blume and Daniel Olivares are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things Geek. Special Guest: Jessica Reesby.

Show Notes:
Turnbull denies new facial recognition measures amount to ‘mass surveillance’ [The Guardian]
Real-time payments to be launched after Australia Day [SMH]
Google announces Pixel 2 smartphones and a whole host of other hardware [The Age]
All the Greatest Gadgets Announced at Google’s Big Show, From Pixel 2 to Google Home Mini [Wired]
AOL Instant Messenger is shutting down after 20 years [TechCrunch]
3 billion Yahoo accounts affected in 2013 hack, company says [ABC News]
Say hello to Apple’s new iOS 11 emoji [Mashable]
Apple Doesn’t Deliberately Slow Down Older Devices According to Benchmark Analysis [MacRumors]
Music legend Tom Petty dies [CNN]
Harvey Weinstein Forced Out of His Own Company [Variety]
Why Netflix has to raise prices [SMH]

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The Simpsons Steer Melbourne’s Train Poll, SpaceX Earth Travel & Star Trek: Discovery [Episode 217]

Andy Blume and Daniel Olivares are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things Geek. Special Guest: Nathan Littel.

Show Notes:
Belle Gibson fined $410,000 for false charity promises [The Guardian]
SSM: Was the Yes SMS really more invasive than ordinary campaign tactics? [ABC News]
Cory Bernardi to target a million homes with ‘vote no’ robo-calls [9News]
Melbourne’s Opaque Space is developing a VR spacecraft training sim for Boeing [Gameplanet]
Elon Musk: Tesla Kicks Off 100-Day Battery Countdown [HuffPost Australia]
Doh! Simpsons votes steer Melbourne’s train poll off the rails [The Age]
Elon Musk’s SpaceX flags cheap travel anywhere on Earth within an hour using new rocket [ABC News]
Twitter proved its priorities are screwed up with just 280 characters [Engadget]
Will Supersized Tweets Improve Twitter? [The Atlantic]
Anthony Levandowski, Uber’s fired self-driving car engineer, founded his own church [The Verge]
iPhone 8 Plus reportedly splits open while charging, another claimed to arrive in same state [9to5Mac]
Turn on iPhone FM radio chips, urges FCC. But iPhone 7, 8 don’t have any, says Apple [ZDNet]
Apple switches from Bing to Google for Siri web search results on iOS and Spotlight on Mac [TechCrunch]
Hugh Hefner, Playboy Founder and Leader of ’60s Sexual Revolution, Dies at 91 [The Hollywood Reporter]
Star Trek: Discovery is off to a promising start [The Verge]
Rick and Morty fans, McDonald’s is bringing back Szechuan sauce [Polygon]
Nokia 3310 throwback phone is officially coming to Australia [The Age]
Playboy magazine brought to Australia by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull [ABC News]
Welcome to the all new Reckoner! [Reckoner]

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Yes Campaign Text Slammed, London’s Uber Ban & Is Political Correctness The Death Of Comedy? [Episode 216]

Andy Blume and Daniel Olivares are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things Geek. Special Guest: Emily van der Nagel.

Show Notes:
Unease at controversial text messaging for ‘yes’ vote [Brisbane Times]
CBA signs up to Android Pay [iTnews]
Google/HTC deal is official, Google to acquire part of HTC’s smartphone team [Ars Technica]
Uber stripped of London licence due to lack of corporate responsibility [The Guardian]
Apple TV 4K Reviews: Expensive But With Cheaper 4K Movies, Some Limitations Like 1080p YouTube [MacRumors]
Apple Watch 3 Review Roundup: What the Heck Happened? [Tom’s Guide]
iPhone 8/Plus review roundup: A solid upgrade, but overshadowed by the iPhone X [9to5Mac]
The Release Of The New iPhone Has Attracted Lines Of Sweet Fuck All [Pedestrian.tv]
All the Features You Need to Know About in iOS 11 [Lifehacker]
Bernie Casey: NFL star and actor dies at 78 [BBC News]
‘Stupidly politically correct society is the death of comedy’, warns veteran comedian Mel Brooks [The Telegraph]
7plus to replace PLUS7 [TV Tonight]

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NSW E-Vote Guesstimate, Apple’s iPhone X Event Roundup & Media Law Reform [Episode 215]

Phil Edwards, Andy Blume and Daniel Olivares are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things Geek.

Show Notes:
Lachlan Murdoch and Bruce Gordon lose court bid to stop sale of Network Ten to CBS [The Guardian]
Voter’s preferences may not have been counted in NSW council elections [ABC News]
Twitter adds more sport, news and entertainment video streaming in Australia [Ausdroid]
Coming October 4: The Google Pixel 2 [Ars Technica]
Roundup: Everything Apple announced today at its iPhone X event [9to5Mac]
Apple touts new ‘Town Square’ retail store concept [ZDNet]
How I survived Apple’s crazy beautiful iPhone X launch event [CNET]
The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus start at $699 and $799, and are available on September 22nd [The Verge]
iPhone X announced with edge-to-edge screen, Face ID, and no home button [The Verge]
Apple Watch Series 3 gains LTE for $399 [Engadget]
Telco plans for the Cellular Apple Watch are pathetic rent seeking garbage [The Sizzle]
The new Apple TV gets a 4K HDR upgrade [TechCrunch]
Harry Dean Stanton, Character Actor Who Became a Star, Dies at 91 [The New York Times]
Government’s bill to relax media ownership laws passes Senate [ABC News]
Fairfax Media tunes into Seven West Media, Nine Entertainment talks on ice [AFR]
Miss Fisher feature turns to crowdfunding [TV Tonight]
Podcast Soundboard [Mac App Store]

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