Shiny Podcast

Shiny Podcast

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Following the light and casting a little shade…


40: S2E7 No News is Good News
Mar 4 • 57 min
This week, we throw the format out the window, kick back, and have ourselves a time… topics include Battlestar Galactica, Containerization Technology, and home made Meade!
39: S2E6 Apple’s Big Red Button
Feb 18 • 58 min
In what should come as no surprise, EA doesn’t quite grasp why they aren’t doing well: https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2019/02/ea-turns-in-bummer-fiscal-report-were-disappointed-in-our-underperformance/?comments=1 Just in case you have any doubts the GPU…
38: S2E5 Audio Horror Part II
Feb 11 • 20 min
37: S2E4 Audio Horror
Feb 4 • 86 min
HUGE Episode! We have an exclusive interview with Cody Sullivan from our new favorite podcast: Pulp! From Beyond the Veil! We cover the Epic Games shenanigans and give our analysis: as a gamer, should you be excited or worried? Finally, PART 1 of our deep…
36: S2E3 Don’t Get Excited…
Jan 28 • 47 min
Linux 5.0 Inbound! (don’t get excited) https://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-5-is-on-the-way/ Fuschia Incorporated into Android SDK https://9to5google.com/2018/12/11/aosp-fuchsia-sdk-device/ Freesync on Nvidia GPU’s:…
35: S2E2 A Little Knowledge Is A Dangerous Thing
Jan 21 • 64 min
I hope you weren't looking for us to actually talk about technology news this episode. We took this snowy, icy morning to just catch up on personal projects, trips, and a few tidbits in the broader world. Rest assured next week we'll get back into the…
34: S2E1 Far Cry: Howard Edition
Dec 31, 2018 • 72 min
Video game awards: https://www.polygon.com/game-awards-tga/2018/12/7/18130855/the-game-awards-2018-biggest-announcements-trailers-tga-2018 WTF Australia…
33: Basement Tapes 1
Oct 1, 2018 • 31 min
Colin and Chris are out this week but we wanted to release something from the archive for your pleasure. First, we deep dive into the universe of Star Trek and then Davis joins us for a look at various Linux distros. It's an easy going Shiny Podcast, the…
32: Think Different, Together.
Sep 17, 2018 • 50 min
Bad, bad bad bad: https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20180912/09265740626/eu-gives-up-open-web-experiment-decides-it-will-be-licensed-web-going-forward.shtml Microsoft will begin charging monthly fee to continue getting Windows 7 security updates:…
31: Nvidiaggression
Sep 3, 2018 • 41 min
All Press is Good Press; Unless You’re Nvidia and Want to Control the Press: https://www.hardocp.com/news/2018/06/25/nvidia_looks_to_gag_journalists_multiyear_blanket_ndas…
30: In Which Valve Changes Gaming Forever… Again…
Aug 27, 2018 • 65 min
Intel, you can stop shooting yourself in the foot any time now: https://www.zdnet.com/article/intel-gags-linux-distros-from-revealing-performance-hit-from-spectre-patches/ Hey remember when we talked about how you shouldn’t use Facebook’s VPN? Welp:…
29: Pie Flies and Pai Lies
Aug 13, 2018 • 17 min
Google announces Android 9: Pie Fallout 76 will not be on Steam. Annnnnnd queue the bullshit outrage In a surprise to no one with critical thinking skills, the FCC lied to Congress about the DDOS attack Soul Soup Captain Picard has returned!
28: Shining Again
Aug 6, 2018 • 62 min
We are back! After a caaaaaRAZY month where we needed to find our heads and do some soul searching we jump right back into the shady, the shiny, and everywhere in between. This week we cover Google's notch law, Google does some evil, Apple does some good,…
27: Geek Done Quick
Jul 2, 2018 • 92 min
There's no splitting hairs here: we had to take a breather last week because the news was just so bleak in the tech world we couldn't bring ourselves to do an episode on it. This week we're back with a very quick overview of that news and then immediately…
26: F76-Bomb at E3
Jun 18, 2018 • 49 min
This week we're keeping it somewhat tiny with a wrap up of this years E3 or Electronic Entertainment Expo with a heavy emphasis on Fallout 76 because, well, it 'spoded the internet.
25: GitHubbub
Jun 11, 2018 • 79 min
Guys, can we just take a second to recognizze that we've managed to get an episode out every Monday for MONTHS! We're super proud and we'll except your pride too. This week we get into some huge developments including Apple's World Wide Developers…
24: Fallout Fallout
Jun 4, 2018 • 73 min
You know what makes recording a podcast even more fun? Recording it in the same room as your co-host and and not having to rely on the internet to properly carry your voice and connect you. That's right, Christopher made the trip down to Colin's abode for…
23: The Disney Dominion
May 28, 2018 • 63 min
The future (that I don’t want): https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/05/switchs-resident-evil-7-port-is-only-playable-as-online-livestream/ The real story is that this company sells this info to Securus, a prison telecom co.:…
22: GDPRRRRrrrrrrnghh
May 21, 2018 • 26 min
This week's Tiny Shiny actually lives up to it's name as we keep it simple with a heavily edited report on net neutrality vote and a look into GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation, a bill…no, sorry, law slated to go into effect May 25th. We also…
21: Google Ga Ga
May 14, 2018 • 67 min
Google I/O: Overall Roundup of things announced on May 8th: https://9to5google.com/2018/05/08/google-i-o-2018-roundup/ Google shows off new Android P and it looks like a lot of recycled, outdated “upgrades”:…
20: VOID IF DOWNLOADED
May 7, 2018 • 58 min
Follow Up: Eric Lundgren Loses Appeal, Heading to Prison FTC finally cracking down on “VOID IF REMOVED” Stickers, because, you know, they’re illegal: Pocket Casts acquired by NPR and other public radio stations New Windows 10 Update! There is No longer a…
Tiny Shiny: Into the Woods
Apr 30, 2018 • 41 min
This week we decided to go with another Tiny Shiny as a result of our dear friend Christopher being abducted by the beautiful weather and ultimately trapped in the woods with ample sunshine and a dog named Bruce. We hit on a few topics like Colin's new…
Tiny Shiny: Allo, Goodbye
Apr 22, 2018 • 35 min
Follow up on loot box regulation Google stops investment in Allo, switching focus to RCS based service Ryzen 2nd gen drops GPP- Nvidia’s latest attempt to to be gargantuan, gluttonous, greedy garbage people An update that supports the rebranding is…
19: The Scrapes of Wrath
Apr 16, 2018 • 79 min
We finally dig deep and get into the Cambridge Analytica hubbub, boy is it dirty up in here. We also cover happier topics like Colin's PAX East 2018 experience, microwaved diamonds, and more! Solo Trailer?…
18: Tiny Shiny 1
Apr 4, 2018 • 42 min
We went back to the drawing board on the title of these shorter episodes and like a blinding light bulb smacking us in the face we arrived at Tiny Shiny. Like, duh, guys. This week we spend some time with MyFitness Pal, AMD's recent news of…
17: Half Life 3: Unconfirmed
Mar 14, 2018 • 99 min
Folks, I'm just going to say it: this episode is long. We opted for a longer news segment and no deep dive because there was a lot to cover but we've got some awesome things to talk about. Microsoft hates recycling, Disney hates movie rentals, you should…
Short’nShiny 1
Mar 6, 2018 • 15 min
It's our dear Jacob's 30th birthday and what better way to spend than at the American Classic Arcade Museum also known as "Funspot" in New Hampshire. Upright Arcade games and pinball as far as the eye can see! The Shiny Podcast takes you there with a…
16: Zuck 2020: OpossumCast
Feb 19, 2018 • 66 min
Well We Won’t Let The FCC Be Anything, But Quality But We Can’t Do That With Ajit Pai So Let’s Hope His Career Dies https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/02/to-kill-net-neutrality-fcc-might-have-to-fight-more-than-half-of-us-states/…
15: A Far Cry From OK
Jan 22, 2018 • 72 min
Google Home and Chromecast crashing home WiFi networks: \https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2018/01/chromecast-and-google-homes-reportedly-overloading-home-wi-fi/ New WiFi Protocol WPA3 to launch later this year:…
14: MONDAY NIGHT RAW
Jan 15, 2018 • 67 min
Our Special Guest Jared of Beerman Photography EMC, VMware security issues: Tesla Batteries Beat Expectations in Autralia DropBox goes Public Google Bought Startup that turns screens into speakers… AMD’s 2018 Plans 2018 Roadmap Alexa to Replace Cortana on…
13: The Worst Bugs Ever
Jan 5, 2018 • 70 min
Google’s Big Middle Finger to Microsoft in WIndows Store Apple slows iPhones over time to preserve battery life, get a Battery replacement for $29 from Apple. Alexa is the 2017 home-spying device winner The Most anticipated games in 2018 Is Amazon…
12: “I Have a Bad Feeling About This…”
Dec 17, 2017 • 83 min
Pentagon Reveals UFO Program AMD releasing Open Source Vulkan driver SEC Statement on Cryptocurrency and ICOs Star Citizen Makers Sued Mozilla’s Massive Facepalm Moment Disney Buys 20th Century Fox… Yes, that includes XMen. Amazon to start selling Apple…
11: Live Free or DRM
Dec 10, 2017 • 80 min
MacOS root login vulnerability disclosed in public over Twitter How to Fix it Apple's Response India Sets Strongest Net Neutrality Protections in the World System76 to disable Intel Management Engine Uber Covered up the breach of 57 million users’ data…
10: Winner, Winner, Chicken Skinner
Nov 23, 2017 • 63 min
The time has come: http://www.zdnet.com/article/linux-totally-dominates-supercomputers/ And speaking of a light bulb Linux server network:…
9: NERF or Nuthin’
Nov 16, 2017 • 55 min
CPU’s are tanking due to anti-piracy DRM tool in Assassin’s Creed Origins: https://www.theinquirer.net/inquirer/news/3020085/assassins-creed-origins-is-crippling-gamers-cpus-due-to-anti-piracy-drm-tools Follow Up from…
8: Humble Bumbles
Nov 9, 2017 • 64 min
IGN Buys Humble Bundle Charity Video Game store https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/13/ign-acquires-pay-what-you-want-game-shop-humble-bundle/ Ubuntu 17.10 Artful Aardvark Released http://releases.ubuntu.com/17.10/ US Bests Japan in world first mech fight…
7: Windows Phone Home
Oct 12, 2017 • 59 min
This is kind of a miserable week and please don't ask about episode 5. It doesn't exist and you can't convince us otherwise. Anyways we tackle such subjects as loot boxes, just how much the FCC doesn't care about being as evil as possible, Equifax…
6: Boys And Their Toys
Oct 10, 2017 • 46 min
Just how much personal data Tinder has on you https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/sep/26/tinder-personal-data-dating-app-messages-hacked-sold No Winning for Game Devs:…
5: Goodbye Number 5
Sep 29, 2017 • 1 min
Twitter extends character limit to 280, US foreign policy improved overnight https://blog.twitter.com/official/en_us/topics/product/2017/Giving-you-more-characters-to-express-yourself.html Firefox QUANTUM BETA DEVELOPER EDITION lands bringing new UI and…
4: Equif*** You
Sep 14, 2017 • 71 min
Newest iPhone is Bezel-less, button-less, and budget-less https://www.theverge.com/2017/9/12/16291244/new-iphone-x-photos-video-hands-on This guy added a headphone jack to an iPhone…. seriously…. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCO8DQrSp5yEP937qNqTooOw…
3: Lego My Blockchain
Sep 11, 2017 • 53 min
Join our community at discord.me/shinypodcast https://vivaldi.com/blog/google-return-to-not-being-evil/ https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/09/ftc-slaps-lenovo-on-the-wrist-for-selling-computers-with-secret-adware/…
2: Skynet vs Android Oreo
Sep 11, 2017 • 46 min
https://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2017/8/24/16195756/google-pixel-2-launch-date-rumor http://www.zdnet.com/article/android-8-0-oreo-google-says-its-looking-into-buggy-bluetooth-audio-problems/…
01: Crickets and Chrome
Sep 9, 2017 • 71 min