Jaycar Concept Store, WWDC 2019 Roundup & X-Men: Dark Phoenix Flops [Episode 293]

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

Show Notes:
Australia targets cryptocurrencies in international tax crackdown [The Age]
Uber Australia drivers not employees, ombudsman rules [iTnews]
Jaycar Electronics to open first concept store [Appliance Retailer]
This week’s top stories: Everything Apple announced at WWDC 2019 and more [9to5Mac]
iOS 13: Just Announced [MacRumors]
macOS Catalina: Just Announced, Coming This Fall [MacRumors]
Roundup: First-Look Impressions of the New Mac Pro [MacRumors]
The five most exciting developments from Apple WWDC [SMH]
Apple puts accessibility features front and center [TechCrunch]
A new Microsoft Flight Simulator is on the way [The Verge]
Google Stadia release date, pricing, games, subscriptions detailed [Stevivor]
Xbox beauty products waft into supermarkets [CRN]
‘Dark Phoenix’ has the worst opening in X-Men history [The Express Tribune]
Star Wars trolls to blame for Solo’s box-office failure, says Ron Howard [The Guardian]
Nine Denies Tech Giants Threaten TV Sports Rights [Channel News]

Something we mentioned in the show but missing in the Show Notes? Let us know via our Contact Page.

Questions, Comments, Feedback and Suggestions are all welcome.
Website – http://geeksinterrupted.fm
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GeeksInterrupted
Twitter – https://twitter.com/GeeksOnAir
Voicemail – http://www.speakpipe.com/GeeksInterrupted

If you enjoyed this episode, head on over to our Apple Podcasts page & kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe.

7-Eleven’s Checkout-free Store, Bing’s No Laughing Stock & Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge [Episode 292]

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

Show Notes:
Uber loses US$1bn in quarter as costs grow for drivers, food delivery [iTnews]
Tesla Model 3 orders open in Australia, here in August [CarAdvice]
Victorian Po-Po Adds Tesla Model X To Highway Patrol [Gizmodo Australia]
ACCC sues Sony for refusing refunds on faulty PlayStation games [iTnews]
7-Eleven opens its first cashless and cardless store in Australia — and apparently you’ll be able to checkout in seconds via its app [Business Insider Australia]
Bing’s Not the Laughingstock of Technology Anymore [The Washington Post]
Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.3 million [Engadget]
Major Google Outage Hits YouTube, G Suite, And Third-Party Apps Including Discord And Snapchat [Gizmodo Australia]
What to Expect at WWDC: iOS 13, macOS 10.15, watchOS 6 and tvOS 13 [MacRumors]
iTunes Expected to Be Retired After Over 18 Years [MacRumors]
Apple has cleared out its Facebook and Instagram pages for iTunes [The Verge]
Samsung announces new 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pros [The Verge]
Behold, Another iPod Touch [Gizmodo Australia]
Disneyland’s ‘Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’ Opens With Tribute To Chewbacca Actor Peter Mayhew [HuffPost]
Channel 10 pilot week: Roxy Jacenko, Casey Donovan land shows [News.com.au]
Warners Confirms: Robert Pattinson Is Batman [Dark Horizons]

Something we mentioned in the show but missing in the Show Notes? Let us know via our Contact Page.

Questions, Comments, Feedback and Suggestions are all welcome.
Website – http://geeksinterrupted.fm
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GeeksInterrupted
Twitter – https://twitter.com/GeeksOnAir
Voicemail – http://www.speakpipe.com/GeeksInterrupted

If you enjoyed this episode, head on over to our Apple Podcasts page & kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe.

NAB Supports Apple Pay, Facebook’s Cryptocurrency & Star Trek: Picard Teaser Trailer [Episode 291]

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

Show Notes:
5G [Wikipedia]
Paul Fletcher named new comms, cyber safety minister [iTnews]
Australian ‘unicorn’ Canva hacked [Computerworld Australia]
Canva criticised after data breach exposed 139m user details [AFR]
NAB switches on Apple Pay [iTnews]
Kogan sued for lifting prices before offering ‘false’ discounts [ABC News]
Telstra Will Charge Some Customers For 5G Access (Eventually) [Gizmodo Australia]
Facebook will reportedly launch cryptocurrency ‘GlobalCoin’ in 2020 [Business Insider Australia]
Huawei ban: the global fallout explained [TechRadar]
‘Gaming disorder’ is now officially recognized by the WHO [Mashable]
Apple updates 13- and 15-inch MacBook Pros with new Intel chips, enhanced butterfly keyboard [AppleInsider]
Man Pleads Guilty To Trafficking Fake iPhones In Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $1.3 Million [Gizmodo Australia]
Justin Long says Steve Jobs rejected some “I’m a Mac” ads because they were too funny [The A.V. Club]
It’s Official: The Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Is Being Pushed To 2020 [Gizmodo Australia]
Did Tom Gleeson really quit Hard Quiz? [TV Tonight]
Star Trek: Picard: Teaser [TV Tonight]
Ford: No Indiana Jones Except Me [Dark Horizons]
Sarah Connor Is Back In The First Trailer For ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ [Junkee]

Something we mentioned in the show but missing in the Show Notes? Let us know via our Contact Page.

Questions, Comments, Feedback and Suggestions are all welcome.
Website – http://geeksinterrupted.fm
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GeeksInterrupted
Twitter – https://twitter.com/GeeksOnAir
Voicemail – http://www.speakpipe.com/GeeksInterrupted

If you enjoyed this episode, head on over to our Apple Podcasts page & kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe.

Telstra Plus Rewards Program, Google Cuts Off Huawei & RIP Grumpy Cat [Episode 290]

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

Show Notes:
Google clarifies Works with Nest shutdown, provides extension on existing connections [The Verge]
ACCC apologises for TPG-Vodafone stuff-up [AFR]
Wellness fraud Belle Gibson had overseas travel invoiced to her eight-year-old son [9news]
Election 2019: How the polls got it so wrong in predicting a Labor victory [ABC News]
What’s Missing From Telstra’s New Rewards Program [Gizmodo Australia]
Google cuts Huawei off from Android updates and Google Play store [AFR]
Huawei reportedly cut off by major chipmakers Intel and Qualcomm [Mashable]
An option for China as it tries to help Huawei escape its legal woes [South China Morning Post]
Leaders and tech firms pledge to tackle extremist violence online [The Guardian]
US refuses to endorse Ardern’s ‘Christchurch Call’ to tackle online extremism [ABC News]
Apple Music now works with Amazon’s Alexa in Australia [The Age]
Legendary actress and singer Doris Day dead at 97 [ABC News]
Former Labor prime minister Bob Hawke dies aged 89 [The Canberra times]
Grumpy Cat internet legend dies [BBC News]
Cate Blanchett to star in Stateless, a new TV series about immigration detention in Australia [The Guardian]
Freeform’s Party of Five Reboot Trailer: Deportation, Not Death [Vulture]
‘Star Trek’ Picard spin-off will hit Amazon for global streaming [Engadget]

Something we mentioned in the show but missing in the Show Notes? Let us know via our Contact Page.

Questions, Comments, Feedback and Suggestions are all welcome.
Website – http://geeksinterrupted.fm
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GeeksInterrupted
Twitter – https://twitter.com/GeeksOnAir
Voicemail – http://www.speakpipe.com/GeeksInterrupted

If you enjoyed this episode, head on over to our Apple Podcasts page & kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe.

TPG-Vodafone Merger Blocked, Google’s Pixel 3A & Nine Axes The Footy Show [Episode 289]

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

Show Notes:
TPG is still king of NBN speed report [ZDNet]
Samsung Is Cancelling Unconfirmed Galaxy Fold Orders By May 31 [Tom’s Guide]
Uber valued at US$82 billion in IPO as market jitters [iTnews]
Optus details NSW and Victorian suburbs to get Ericsson 5G [ZDNet]
‘Embarrassing’ blunder: ACCC blocks Vodafone and TPG Telecom merger [The Age]
Labor Wants To Bring Back The Australian Interactive Games Fund With $25 Million [Kotaku Australia]
Instagram influencer wins money from Melbourne cafe after promotional deal sours [ABC News]
Google Announces Pixel 3a & Pixel 3a XL: Mid-Range Phones With Flagship Camera [AnandTech]
Google Maps and search are getting an Incognito mode [The Verge]
Google’s Nest changes risk making the smart home a little dumber [The Verge]
Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge browser will get new privacy controls, IE mode and Collections [TechCrunch]
Cash is still king: San Francisco bans credit-only stores [AP News]
NAB purges almost 2000 ATMs [iTnews]
Apple Wins Lawsuit Over Group FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug [MacRumors]
Actress Peggy Lipton, star of ‘The Mod Squad’ and ‘Twin Peaks,’ dies at 72 [Los Angeles Times]
RIP To The Game Of Thrones Starbucks Cup, Gone Too Soon [Gizmodo Australia]
Nine axes The Footy Show amid poor ratings [The Age]

Something we mentioned in the show but missing in the Show Notes? Let us know via our Contact Page.

Questions, Comments, Feedback and Suggestions are all welcome.
Website – http://geeksinterrupted.fm
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/GeeksInterrupted
Twitter – https://twitter.com/GeeksOnAir
Voicemail – http://www.speakpipe.com/GeeksInterrupted

If you enjoyed this episode, head on over to our Apple Podcasts page & kindly leave us a rating, a review and subscribe.

Top