Calls For Killer Robot Ban, Apple’s $1bn Content War Chest & Stan’s First International Original Series [Episode 211]

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

Show Notes:
Technology & Gadget Expo [TGE 2017]
Yet Another Reason Amazon Australia Is Going To Be Huge [Gizmodo Australia]
Vodafone ditches lock-in contracts in massive plan overhaul [CNET Australia]
Big expansion for Australia’s anti-piracy website blocking regime [Computerworld Australia]
Foxtel wins court case to block over 120 piracy sites [ZDNet]
Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots [The Guardian]
Reddit rolls out its own video platform [TechCrunch]
Amazon Instant Pickup service gives you orders in 2 minutes [Engadget]
Apple Sets Aside ‘$1 Billion War Chest’ for Hollywood Programming [MacRumors]
Amazon Is Spending an Insane Amount of Money to Crush Netflix [Vanity Fair]
Hollywood wants Apple to sell movies within weeks of theater debuts [Cult Of Mac]
Jerry Lewis, Comedy Legend, Dies at 91 [Variety]
Stan Announces First International Stan Original Series “philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams” To Premiere Exclusively On Stan [FilmInk]
Netflix Co-Founder’s Crazy Plan: Pay $10 a Month, Go to the Movies All You Want [Bloomberg]

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Woolworths Double Charge Error, Amazon To Take On Ticketmaster & Netflix Losing Disney [Episode 210]

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

Show Notes:
ACT family cops $841 data bill for homework during iiNet outage [Canberra Times]
Man with $191,000 phone bill wins three-year fight with telco [ABC News]
Cuscal glitch sees Woolies shoppers charged twice [iTnews]
Amazon May Take On Ticketmaster With New Event-Ticketing Business [Consumerist]
You may want to hold off buying that Microsoft Surface [Mashable]
Song meant to spoof car audio systems climbs into top 50 on Apple’s iTunes charts [AppleInsider]
#BROLASH: Women in Australian tech are starting to call out men of ‘influence’ for sexist behaviour [Business Insider Australia]
Why Won’t Apple Fix The iPhone’s One Huge Design Flaw? [Fast Co. Design]
Glen Campbell, Rhinestone Cowboy singer and country music icon, dies aged 81 [ABC News]
How Disney Wants to Take On Netflix With Its Own Streaming Services [The New York Times]
Justice League Gets A New End In Reshoots [Dark Horizons]

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Telcos Blamed For NBN Troubles, (Micro)chip Party & HBO Hacked [Episode 209]

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

Show Notes:
Adelaide O-Bahn [YouTube]
Amazon impact on retailers will focus on costs [SMH]
NBN customer anger inspires official review [News.com.au]
Vodafone chooses NBN modem with backup 4G for NBN outages [ZDNet]
Tech employees get voluntarily microchipped at ‘chip party’ [ABC News]
Twitter tests a $99 monthly automatic Tweet promotion service [TechCrunch]
A $99 ‘subscription’ will be the beginning of the end for Twitter [Mashable]
HomePod firmware seemingly confirms iPhone 8 front design & support for ‘Face ID’ [9to5Mac]
HomePod Firmware Possibly Reveals Apple Watch With LTE and 4K Apple TV With HDR10 and Dolby Vision [MacRumors]
Apple services offset sales drops [The Australian]
After ‘Baby Driver’, iPod Sales On eBay Went Up By 929% [Gizmodo Australia]
News Corp’s Handmaid’s fail is SBS’s gain as boss hits back at ‘bunch of sooks’ [The Guardian]
HBO Hacked: Upcoming Episodes, ‘Game of Thrones’ Data Leaked Online [Entertainment Weekly]
Will Ferrell and Jungle team up for ‘No Activity’ US remake [IF]
TWL #9: The Secret Anti-Counterfeit Symbol [YouTube]
Anna Faris and Chris Pratt to Separate [Vanity Fair]

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Adelaide Tests New V2P Technology, Apple Kills Off iPod Nano & Shuffle & Netflix Orders Matt Groening Series [Episode 208]

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

Show Notes:
Woman loses $46,000 in iTunes gift card scam [The Age]
Adelaide test-run for audible road safety alerts [ABC News]
Tesla Model 3 production specs revealed: up to 310 miles range, 140 mph top speed, and more [Electrek.co]
Adobe finally kills Flash [TechRadar]
Microsoft Paint to be killed off after 32 years [The Guardian]
Baby Driver’s opening car chase, mapped [YouTube]
Apple Discontinues iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle [MacRumors]
Apple and Cochlear team up to roll out the first implant made for the iPhone [TechCrunch]
Veteran soccer broadcaster Les Murray dead at 71 [SMH]
Netflix Takes Out New Line of Credit for Up to $750 Million [Variety]
Australia’s Newest Reality TV Show Wants You To Become A Pro Gamer [Pedestrian.tv]
Netflix Orders Matt Groening Animated Comedy ‘Disenchantment’ [Variety]
Pope Joan bans cash after three robberies [The Age]
Not dreamin’: The Kerrigans home from The Castle sells for $40,000 at auction [Domain]

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Google Home Launches In Australia, Apple Siri Mini-Movie & Comic-Con Trailers 2017 Roundup [Episode 207]

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

Show Notes:
Amazon is hiring for an Australian fulfilment centre in Melbourne [Business Insider Australia]
Google Home and Wi-Fi are going on-sale in Australia from July 20, starting at $199 [Ausdroid]
Free wi-fi for Adelaide’s entire public transport network [iTnews]
Optus will spend $1bn to improve its regional mobile network [iTnews]
Porn ID checks set to start in April 2018 [BBC News]
Google introduces the feed, a personalized stream of news on iOS and Android [The Verge]
An HTC smartphone bug caused ads to appear in its stock keyboard [The Verge]
Security guard robot ends it all by throwing itself into a watery grave [Ars Technica UK]
Apple partners w/ Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson for new ‘movie’ ad co-starring Siri [9to5Mac]
Apple flies in top executives to lobby Turnbull government on encryption laws [The Age]
Chester Bennington, Linkin Park Singer, Dead at 41 [Rolling Stone]
Home Alone actor John Heard dies [The Independent]
Foxtel Now collapses under the weight of eager Game of Thrones viewers [Tech Guide]
More people are watching Game of Thrones illegally than legally [The Independent]
Here are some of the coolest trailers from Comic-Con 2017 so far [Recode]
All the coolest stuff from this year’s Comic-Con [News.com.au]

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