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The Garraud Files Podcast
12 minutes | Mar 13, 2020
Welcoming back the new re-imagined Garraud Files Podcast. 2004 - Present Privacy and security concerns: Is your smart device spying on you? While data transparency is the price we pay for using smart devices, be aware that there is always the potential for abuse by Hackers and other nefarious actors. The Garraud Files Podcast is sponsored by Butter and Lye, a sustainable business of natural soap products. https://butterandlye.com/
11 minutes | Jan 24, 2017
Thoughts on my participation in the 22 Pushup challenge to bring awareness to the high rate in which veterans are committing suicide due to mental illness. more info can be found here: www.mission22.com My first impressions of the Apple watch series 2 Background music provided by Andre Louis. @onjmusic on Twitter.
2 minutes | Sep 14, 2016
In IOS 10, unlocking an iPhone now requires a physical press on the Home Button by default. However, there is a hidden feature that allows the iPhone to act more like iOS 9 if you have Touch ID, called “Rest Finger to Open”. This works with any iPhone or iPad that has a Touch ID Home button. Rest Finger to Open means that the phone will unlock itself without any physical button presses as long as the screen is on and it can authenticate the owner using your registered Touch ID fingerprints. As Apple describes it, the setting lets you “Open iPhone with Touch ID, without having to press the Home button”.
2 minutes | Aug 19, 2016
Google went public exactly 12 years ago today, August 19 2004. If you bought one share of Google in 2004 at its initial public offering price of $85, then it would be two shares worth $1,575 today, taking into account Google's stock split.
10 minutes | Nov 24, 2015
Discussing the proposed regulations outlined in a report released today by the Federal Aviation Administration which seeks to regulate drone usage and ownership. Currently these are just recommendations. Although they are expected to be approved in the near future, it’s not clear yet what the next steps are toward seeing the proposed rules debated or implemented.
10 minutes | Oct 9, 2015
GFiles 38 The Lunar XPrize Announcement
In its official weblog Google recently announced the first team of engineers to sign up to land a private, unmanned aircraft on the moon as part of the Google-sponsored Lunar Xprize (also referred to as Moon 2.0) Jerusalem based Space IL is the first team to produce a verified launch contract in the $30 million Google Lunar XPRIZE competition.The spacecraft is expected to launch in late 2017.
10 minutes | Sep 29, 2015
Brief thoughts on ad blocking and the 'Adblock Fast' app in iOS9.
10 minutes | Sep 13, 2015
Discussing Apple's new 3D Touch technology in the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus. Also, a brief explanation of the thought process behind the tag line "Where Technology, Business and Pop Culture intersect. Link: Apple's Force Touch for iPhone Invention.
10 minutes | Sep 3, 2015
Thoughts on Apple's upcoming event (September 9 2015)
10 minutes | Aug 29, 2015
A brief review of the 'Apple Music' app and service
10 minutes | May 13, 2015
Episode 33: Brief thoughts on (AI) Artificial Intelligence.
10 minutes | Mar 29, 2015
Episode 32: Discussing Twitter's Periscope (Live Video Streaming) App.
10 minutes | Mar 16, 2015
Brief discussion with my guest Kiki about Android vs iOS, the Apple watch etc. (Part 1)
10 minutes | Feb 11, 2015
10 minutes | Feb 9, 2015
Briefly addressing the Samsung Smart TV voice-command recognition controversy. Is your Samsung TV spying on you? "Voice recognition, which allows the user to control the TV using voice commands, is a Samsung Smart TV feature, which can be activated or deactivated by the user. The TV owner can also disconnect the TV from the Wi-Fi network."
14 minutes | Dec 27, 2014
Interview with @Kenya Chatting about Chromecast & the Sunrise Calendar app
16 minutes | Dec 23, 2014
Final episode of 2014. Discussing The Garraud Files Podcast history and set up. Recording 2 audio sources with Bossjock Sudio: All iOS VoIP Podcast Rig Interview with my daughter about her latest venture at DandyDemure.com Happy Holidays to all!
10 minutes | Aug 11, 2014
Brief thoughts about Audio Month, the FB Messenger app and current status of the Podcast. See relevant links below. Long Island's Finest Instrumentals Vol. 1 5 Myths About Facebook's Messenger App Audio Month 2014
14 minutes | Mar 26, 2014
Some thoughts on the Cloak iOS app, The possible deal between Apple and Comcast and Facebook's announcement that they will acquire Oculus VR.
11 minutes | Mar 10, 2014
Back in the saddle. Talking about the USB Dual Pre and the IOS 7.1 update among other things.
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