How NBN Deal With Complaints, iPhone X Sell Out Fast & ABC Comedy [Episode 221]

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

Show Notes:
Send complainers to the end of the queue, says NBN director [SMH]
MSY fined over misleading warranty information [iTWire]
The universe shouldn’t exist, scientists say after finding bizarre behaviour of anti-matter [The Independent]
Saudi Arabia slammed for granting citizenship to robot [SBS News]
The iPhone X just sold out in 20 minutes [Vice News]
The iPhone X Line In Sydney Has Become A Parody Of Itself [Gizmodo Australia]
Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Fats Domino dead at 89 [ABC News]
ABC To Get Serious About Comedy With New Channel Launch [HuffPost Australia]
Hit play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child coming to Melbourne in 2019 [SMH]
A huge Marvel exhibition is coming to Melbourne [TimeOut]
Apple to Charge $279 for iPhone X Screen Repairs and $549 for Other Damage Outside of Warranty [MacRumors]
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Renewed for Season 2 on CBS All Access [The Hollywood Reporter]
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Or ‘The Orville’: WTF Do Trek Fans Really Want? [Decider]

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What’s Wrong With The NBN, KRACK Attack & Aussies Binge Racing Netflix Shows [Episode 220]

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

Show Notes:
Telstra offers refunds to AFL digital subscribers after screen shrinkage [The Age]
Malcolm Turnbull says the NBN was a mistake and may never make money [The Age]
What’s wrong with the NBN? [Four Corners]
NBN Complaints Jump By 160 Per Cent: TIO [Gizmodo Australia]
Domino’s customers targeted by scammers as personal data leaks [The Age]
KRACK attack: Wi-Fi connections vulnerable to hackers after flaw discovered [ABC News]
Google launches “strongest security” opt-in program for high risk users [TechCrunch]
Apple Pay now works with Eftpos cards from ANZ in Australia [9to5Mac]
Sean Hughes dead: Irish comedian and Never Mind the Buzzcocks captain dies aged 51 [The Independent]
All Saints, Prisoner star Judith McGrath dead at 70 [The Age]
Aussie Music Icon & The Easybeats Guitarist George Young Has Died [Music Feeds]
‘Star Trek: Discovery’ drops 51-year-old franchise’s first F-bombs [Entertainment Weekly]
Netflix says Australians are ‘binge-racing’ through entire seasons in one day [ABC News]
Mods to keep Aus/NZ TiVos Alive after Oct 2017 [Whirlpool Forums]
Telstra TV Teams Up With Roku, Goes 4K, Adds Free To Air [Gizmodo Australia]
Doctor Who confirms new cast members [TV Tonight]

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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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