Shiny Podcast

Following the light and casting a little shade...

About the show

The continuing adventures of two geeks, friends from birth, neck deep in shiny new and rusty ole with an eye to sky and all feet on the ground.

Weekly. Mostly.

Shiny Podcast: following the light and throwing a little shade on the newest and brightest in today’s gaming and technology...

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Episodes

  • Episode 24: Fallout Fallout

    June 4th, 2018  |  1 hr 13 mins
    apple, bethesda, bethesda game studios, crypto mining, cryptocurrency, e3, electronic entertainment expo, facebook, fallout, fallout 4, fallout 76, fbi, fine, firefox, fo4, gdpr, google, gpl, gpu, humidity, kotaku, linux, lte, mining, mozilla, open source, podcast, reboot, router, russia, source code, tech, tech podcast, technology, telegram, tesla, tor, twitter, zenimax
  • Episode 23: The Disney Dominion

    May 28th, 2018  |  1 hr 3 mins
    amazon, apple, aws, big in japan, comcast, disney, facial recognition, fantastic 4, fantastic four, fox, gdpr, geek, hulk, law enforcement, meltdown, nintendo switch, nvidia, podcast, privacy, resident evil, shiny, shiny podcast, spectre, tech news, technology, verifly, xmen

    This is fired up and explosive episode as we pull no punches covering Comcast's Challenge to Disney's buyout of Fox. Plus GDPR follow up, Amazon's hand out to Law Enforcement, game streams instead of native ports, new Spectre vulnerabilities and so much more! Shining bright tonight!

  • Episode 22: GDPRRRRrrrrrrnghh

    May 21st, 2018  |  26 mins 19 secs
    congress, data, europe, fcc, gdpr, germany, house, net neutrality, podcast, regulation, senate, shiny, shiny podcast, tech, tech podcast, vote
  • Episode 21: Google Ga Ga

    May 14th, 2018  |  1 hr 7 mins
    acer swift, amd, android, android p, apple, build, build conference, california, chromebook, chromeos, google, google assistant, google io, linux, macos, microsoft, net neutrality, pixel, podcast, ryzen, shiny, shiny podcast, solar, solar energy, solar panels, steam, steam link, steam mobile, unix

    With dear friend Davis along for the ride, we break down the biggest news from Google IO 2018. Plus we cover Microsoft Build, new gear, Net Neutrality and so much more!

  • Episode 20: VOID IF DOWNLOADED

    May 7th, 2018  |  58 mins 18 secs
    amazon, azure, azure sphere, bionic beaver, breach, cambridge analytica, canonical, chromeos, cyber attack, cyber security, emerdata, equifax, eric lundgren, ftc, gaming, geek, geforce partnership program, gnome, google, gpp, linux, microsoft, npr, nvidia, open source, pocket casts, pocketcasts, prison, public radio, right to repair, shiny, shiny podcast, technology, this american life, twitter, ubuntu, ubuntu 18.04, void if removed, wbez, windows 10, windows 10 timeline, windows 10 update, wnyc

    It's a whole truckload of news this week, as we document cosmic shifts in the technology universe. Microsoft has their own Linux and closes the WIndows department, native Linux Apps on ChromeOS, PocketCasts bought by public radio, a new Ubuntu and so much more!

  • Tiny Shiny: Into the Woods

    April 30th, 2018  |  41 mins 25 secs
    amd, cd projekt red, computer, computer build, cyberpunk, cyberpunk 2077, dog breath, gaming, gpu, gtx 1060, nzxt, podcast, psu, ram, shiny, software, subscription software, tech, tech podcast, the witcher
  • Tiny Shiny: Allo, Goodbye

    April 22nd, 2018  |  35 mins 10 secs
    allo, amd, android, asus, cpu, duo, dutch, gambling, gaming, geforce, geforce partnership program, google, gpu, intel, law, lootboxes, messaging, messenger, messengers, nvidia, podcast, rcs, ryzen, shiny, shiny podcast, technology

    Just the news this week... Short, sweet, and straight to the point, yet still so satisfying. We sink our teeth into lootbox laws, 2nd Gen Ryzen CPUs, nVidia's GeForce Partnership Program and more in this week's tasty morsel!

  • Episode 19: The Scrapes of Wrath

    April 16th, 2018  |  1 hr 19 mins
    1.1.1.1, 87 million, amazon, amd, bcec, blood diamonds, cambridge analytica, cloudflare, cpu, data breach, desktop convergence, dex, diamond, diamonds, disney, dns, encrypted dns, facebook, feral interactive, galaxy s9, game on, gaming, geico gaming, george lucas, gpu, han solo, isp, likes, linux, lucasarts, microwave, net neutrality, oregon, pax, pax 2018, pax east, ryzen, samsung, shiny, shiny podcast, social media, solo movie, spying, star wars, tech, tech podcast, technology, ubuntu, video games
  • Episode 18: Tiny Shiny 1

    April 4th, 2018  |  42 mins 14 secs
    amd, android, android go, apple, blockchain, certs, chimera, cpu, cts labs, data, data breach, election, external gpu, fallout, fuschia, galaxy s9, google, gpu, https, israel, lets encrypt, masterkey, microsoft, model stech, myfitnesspal, oracle, podcast, project treble, ryzen, ryzenfall, shiny, shiny podcast, sierra leone, smart phone, software, software licensing, space camp accelerator, supreme court, tech podcast, technology, tesla, under armor, vote, voting, wildcard, windowless, windows
  • Episode 17: Half Life 3: Unconfirmed

    March 14th, 2018  |  1 hr 39 mins
    adblocker, android p, artifact, automated automobiles, backdoor, cellebrite, chromeos, copyright, ddos attack, disney, dmca, driverless cars, e-waste, electric car, facebook, fcc, gabe newell, game server, ghostery, github, goodyear, half life 3, historical preservation, israel, linux, made, microsoft, moss tire, movie rentals, movies, onavo, orbit, os, phone security, podcast, privacy, recycling, redbox, russian bots, satellites, server, shiny, shiny podcast, space, swarm technologies, tech, tech podcast, technology, torque, traffic, twitter, unlock, valve, vpn, vulkan
  • Short'nShiny 1

    March 6th, 2018  |  15 mins 11 secs
    80's gaming, arcade, atari, beakout, classic gaming, classic pinpall, donkey kong, funspot, joysticks, laconia, mario, mechanical games, new hampshire, nh, nintendo, pinball, pong, prizes, retro gaming, skiball, tickets, tokens, upright arcade

    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 special short episode we recorded live on location. It's a little different this week, no news, new depressing headlines... just fun. Please forgive us for the rough audio! We'll be back with your regularly scheduled Shiny very soon.

  • Episode 16: Zuck 2020: OpossumCast

    February 19th, 2018  |  1 hr 6 mins
    ajit pai, amd, astronaut, charter, commercial astronaut training, consumer protection bureau, cpb, cryptocurrency, elon musk, equifax, facebook, falcon heavy, fcc, firmware update, germany, ico, intel, lawsuit, loot box ban, loot boxes, mark zuckerberg, mars, meltdown, motherboard, nasa, net neutrality, podcast, roadster, ryzen, shiny, shiny podcast, space, spaceflight, spectre, tech, tech news, tech podcast, technology, telegram, tesla, tesla roadster, time warner cable, ton, twc, user base, zuckerberg

    So, first things first. We've been gone for a while, and for that we are deeply sorry. And we really really appreciate you listening to some of our old episodes and hanging in there but we are back! Some adulting needed to take place but we're rolling back adulthood to continue to bring you this podcast.

    This week we address more FCC updates, there's a car on the way to Mars and you can track where it is, AMD is being, just super cool, Intel dealing with at least 32 lawsuits, and more!

  • Episode 15: A Far Cry From OK

    January 22nd, 2018  |  1 hr 12 mins
    2018, ajit pai, alexa, amazon, amazon echo, amd, android, android o, apple, arm, bitconnect, bitcown, blockchain, broadband, bug, ces, ces 2018, chrome, chromeos, crypto currency, crypto mining, dropbox, ethereum, far cry, far cry 5, fcc, gaming, geek, google, google chrome, gpu, intel, intel me, internet, labo, meltdown, net neutrality, nintendo, nintendo switch, nvidia, open source, podcast, security, shiny, shiny podcast, spectre, switch, tech, tech news, tech podcast, technology, ubisoft, vulnerability, wifi alliance, wpa3

    This week we manage to turn a slow tech news cycle and no deep dive into a regular length show! It's a podcast miracle! We tackle subjects like Chromecast messing with your WiFi, Nintendo's brand new line of cardboard accessories, Intel just doesn't get it, and more!

  • Episode 14: MONDAY NIGHT RAW

    January 15th, 2018  |  1 hr 7 mins
    2018, ajit pai, alexa, amazon, amazon echo, amd, android, android o, apple, arm, australia, batteries, belgium, bitcown, blockchain, broadband, bug, ces, ces 2018, chrome, chromeos, crypto currency, crypto mining, dash, disney, dropbox, ea, eff, electronic frontier foundation, emc, episode 8, ethereum, fcc, gambling, gaming india, geek, google, google chrome, gpu, hue lights, intel, intel me, internet, internet of money, klingon, light bulb, linux, loot box., loot crate, lord of the rings, lunera, macos, management engine, meltdown, microsoft, microsoft groove, monero, music, net neutrality, netsec, nexus, no man's sky, nobel prize, nvidia, open source, open standards, opsec, overwatch, philips hue, photography, pixel, podcast, prequel, root, security, shiny, shiny podcast, skinner box, spectre, speculative execution, spotify, star trek, star wars, star wars battlefront ii, supercomputer, system76, tech, tech news, tech podcast, technology, tesla, the last jedi, time, tinder, titan, toys, uber, video gamesandreas antonopoulos, vmware, vote, vulnerability, w3c, wannacry, wwe

    This week we do some CES 2018 roundup through the 3rd day of the event and with guest host Jared Beerman of Beerman Photography (@beermanphotography on Instagram) returning we talk about all his new toys he got for Christmas and future projects.

  • Episode 13: The Worst Bugs Ever

    January 5th, 2018  |  1 hr 10 mins
    2018, amazon echo, amd, apple, arm, bitcown, blockchain, broadband, bug, crypto currency, crypto mining, dash, ethereum, fcc, geek, google, google chrome, intel, linux, meltdown, microsoft, monero, open source, shiny, shiny podcast, spectre, speculative execution, tech, technology, vulnerability

    It's time to catch up after the holidays and bring you a rocking round up of everything that's been happening in technology since the last chat. We tackle the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that everyone is freaking out about and explain why you should freak out, too! Plus, the dirt on crypto-mining, great games coming out this year, spats between the tech giants, our predictions for 2018 and so much more!

  • Episode 12: "I Have a Bad Feeling About This..."

    December 17th, 2017  |  1 hr 23 mins
    ajit pai, amazon, amd, android, android o, belgium, blockchain, chrome, chromeos, disney, ea, eff, electronic frontier foundation, episode 8, ethereum, fcc, gambling, gaming india, gpu, intel, intel me, internet, internet of money, klingon, light bulb, linux, loot box., loot crate, lord of the rings, lunera, macos, management engine, microsoft, microsoft groove, music, net neutrality, netsec, nexus, no man's sky, nobel prize, nvidia, open source, open standards, opsec, overwatch, photography, pixel, podcast, prequel, root, security, skinner box, spotify, star trek, star wars, star wars battlefront ii, supercomputer, system76, tech, tech podcast, technology, tesla, the last jedi, time, tinder, titan, toys, uber, video gamesandreas antonopoulos, vote, w3c, wannacry

    2017 is drawing to a close and Shiny settles up with a new holiday tradition: a brand new Star Wars movie! But is there a disturbance in the force? PLUS, the Dark Side of Mozilla, UFOs, Net Neutrality, Disney buying Fox and SO much more!