Microsoft Surface Go, The End Of The iPhone X? & RoboCop Returns [Episode 252]

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

Show Notes:
Elon Musk calls UK hero diver Vern Unsworth a ‘pedo’ as submarine spat escalates [ABC News]
AusPost, eBay go after Amazon with warehouse, pack and delivery tie-up [SMH]
Amazon’s ‘Prime Day’ exclusive event turns into a fizzer [SMH]
Microsoft challenges iPad with $599 Surface Go tablet [SMH]
Microsoft challenges Slack with a free version of Microsoft Teams [PC World]
Microsoft’s collaborative Whiteboard app is coming to Windows 10, iOS, and the web [The Verge]
Paypal: Dying While Owing Us Money Is Unacceptable To Us [Gizmodo Australia]
Surgery for teen with USB stuck in penis [The West Australian]
Apple refreshes MacBook Pro with six-core processors, 32GB of RAM [AppleInsider]
Analysts: Apple to discontinue iPhone X & iPhone SE this fall due to ‘pent-up demand’ for new models [9to5Mac]
Emmy nominations 2018 announced: “Game of Thrones” leads with 22 nods [CBS News]
Star Wars: Episode IX will reportedly feature Billy Dee Williams as Lando Calrissian [The Verge]
Neill Blomkamp To Direct New ‘RoboCop’ For MGM; Justin Rhodes Rewriting Sequel Script By Creators Ed Neumeier & Michael Miner [Deadline]
My Health Record opt-out period begins, but privacy concerns remain [ABC News]

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Australia’s First Prime Day, UK Dash Cam Snitching & ABC Shelves The Checkout [Episode 251]

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

Show Notes:
Scandal-hit HealthEngine axes third party referrals, patient reviews [SMH]
Amazon Announces Prime Day 2018 in Australia [PC World Australia]
Amazon’s Prime Day sale to launch in Australia on July 16, but there’s a catch [PerthNow]
Gmail app developers have been reading your emails [The Verge]
UK launches national dashcam database for snitching on bad drivers [CNET]
Apple is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the App Store [Tech Guide]
Harry M Miller, celebrity agent and music promoter, dies aged 84 [The Guardian]
Jar Jar Binks Actor Thanks Fans for Support After Sharing He’d Once Considered Suicide [The Hollywood Reporter]
ABC shelves consumer affairs show The Checkout [The Guardian]
Channel Ten confirms Russell Coight’s All Aussie Adventures is back [The West Australian]
Sacha Baron Cohen returns to TV with new series for Showtime [Consequence of Sound]

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Facebook Ad Transparency, Apple Rebuilding Maps & An Australian Content Quota [Episode 250]

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

Show Notes:
HealthEngine reveals data breach [iTnews]
PEXA beefs up security controls after home sale fraud [iTnews]
MasterChef finalist conveyancer hack prompts PEXA backlash [SMH]
NBN Co’s top user downloads 23.6TB a month [iTnews]
Facebook is showing users all the ads a Page could serve [Engadget]
Twitter launches its Ads Transparency Center, where you can see ads bought by any account [TechCrunch]
Wi-Fi security is starting to get its biggest upgrade in over a decade [The Verge]
iOS 12 public beta is available right now [Engadget]
Apple is rebuilding Maps with its own data [The Verge]
‘Have You Been Paying Attention?’ wins while Tony Martin’s voiceover slays at the Logies 2018 [Champagne Comedy]
Screen greats want Australian-content quota for Netflix to save industry ‘under siege’ [ABC News]
An Australian content quota for Netflix? What a pile of Bullpitt [SMH]
What is ‘big dick energy’ and how do you know if you have it? [The Independent]
Google’s satellite mapping picked up giant penis-shaped crop circle [Daily Mail]

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HealthEngine Data Sharing, Amazon Prime Australia & Instagram Announces IGTV [Episode 249]

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

Show Notes:
Man who implanted Opal travel card chip has conviction overturned [The Guardian]
Optus hands rest of World Cup group matches to SBS after streaming debacle [ABC News]
Roseanne spin-off confirmed [TV Tonight]
Medical appointment booking app HealthEngine sharing clients’ personal information with lawyers [ABC News]
Amazon Prime customers in Australia to be hit with two-day delivery times [The Age]
Telstra to split, cut $1b and 8000 jobs [AFR]
Instagram Announces IGTV, An Entertainment Hub With Hour-Long Videos And Content From Social Stars [Tubefilter]
Apple fined $9 million as Federal Court finds repairs policy breached Australian Consumer Law [CRN]
Apple’s AirPower charging mat rumored to ship in September following “technical hurdles” [The Verge]
Blues Brothers guitarist Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy dead at 88 [Entertainment Weekly]
Koko, the gorilla who knew sign language, dies at 46 [SMH]
Oprah Winfrey, Apple Ink Multi-Year Development Deal [Tubefilter]
Critic’s Notebook: The Clock Is Ticking on Apple Buying a Content Company [The Hollywood Reporter]
Melbourne is getting a bronze Molly Meldrum statue [The Industry Observer]
OPPO’s R15 Pro Bali Bundle takes aim at the high priced flagship phones [EFTM]
ING launches new ‘set-and-forget’ savings feature [Canstar]

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Optus World Cup Fail, Google’s Diversity Report & Crypto: The Movie [Episode 248]

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

Show Notes:
Australia Just Shut Its National Biometric ID Project Down [Gizmodo Australia]
Optus CEO offers World Cup guarantee after another patchy night [SMH]
SBS to screen World Cup games after Optus fail [SMH]
Diversity at Google hasn’t changed much over the last year [CNET]
A complete 5G standard is finally here [Engadget]
Apple Confirms Plans to Disable Law Enforcement Access to iPhone via Tools Like GrayKey Box [MacRumors]
iPhone 3GS to Go Back On Sale in South Korea [iClarified]
iOS 11.4 brings battery life problems to some iPhone users [Cult of Mac]
AT&T-Time Warner Merger Approved [Variety]
What will Disney and Comcast own if they buy Fox? [The Verge]
Roseanne spin-off all but set as star ‘waives rights’ to characters [The Age]
Kurt Russell Is Going to Be in a Cryptocurrency Movie [CoinDesk]
‘Addicted’ girl, 9, wets herself instead of taking break from Fortnite [Kidspot]
Optus to shut down its dial-up internet service [iTnews]

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