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Rodecaster Pro Unboxing

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This is a simple unboxing video of the Rodecaster Pro podcaster mixer/recording. This is not a functionality test and is just a straightforward unboxing video. Future videos to be posted.


Better Podcasting #162 Our Gear 2018 SP Edition

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In our final episode of 2018, we conclude up our 2-episode annual tradition of talking about our personal podcast studio gear upgrades from the past year – this time it’s the SP edition. From new microphone purchases, twitter audio tests, computer upgrades and a whole bunch in between, SP talks about his hits and misses in 2018.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we get touchy feely as we read a heart-warming reddit post.

Finally, we take listener feedback, including a series of responses about your goals for your 2019 podcast-related purchases.

A friendly reminder that we won’t have an episode released next week.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/162/

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at http://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: SP talks about his gear purchases over 2018
Better Podcasting Download: Heart-warming reddit post
Better Podback: 2019 Purchase Goals

Links Discussed

SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Stephen’s Microphone
: Audio-Technica BP40

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GonnaGeek.com Show #269 – Gonna Wrap Up Our 2018

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Welcome to the final episode of 2018. This week we discuss a Samsung patent for hologram technology, a new found space object, Google predicting the future of flights, and nVidia making really convincing human renders. We’ll also run down our highlights, low lights and honorable mentions of 2018. Plus, in this bonus, we’ll share with you a little bit of what it’s like post-show when we stream our recording sessions live.

Thank you to everyone who has made this year such as success including listeners, viewers and all of our guest hosts over 2018. You have made this an especially fun year for all of us. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at the Official GonnaGeek Show.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, December 17, 2018 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/269/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.com) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

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Stephen’s Microphone: Audio-Technica BP40
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320

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GonnaGeek.com Show #268 – Gonna Celebrate SP Joining The Smart Home Train

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This week in the show we discuss how Apple could be moving iPhone manufacturing from China, how the Amazon Alexa wall clock is out (and we try to find a use for it), Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo reaching space for the first time, Apple Music Connect shutting down and more information on the Pixel 3 lite.

Finally, Stargate Pioneer tells us about his recent entry in to the smart home world including his objectives, what he chose, his failures, his successes and his future plans.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, December 17, 2018 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/268/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.com) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

GonnaGeek  News Links:

Extra Extra

Other Links

Stephen’s Microphone: Audio-Technica BP40
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320

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Better Podcasting #160 – The Truth About Owning Your RSS Feed

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This week we bust through the myths as we discuss what it means to “own your RSS feed”. We’ll run through common myths about “owning your RSS feed”, we’ll talk about why it matters, why it doesn’t matter, and we’ll run down some ways to maximize whatever method you choose to use for your podcast RSS feed location. Fun fact – did you know that this is DIFFERENT than self hosting vs media hosting? Yep, it’s true, so don’t think that this is another one of THOSE episodes.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we talk about a recent email from Apple, and why it’s good if you’ve got the fear of rejection.

Finally, we take listener feedback, including a series of responses about everyone’s top podcast episodes.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/160/

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at http://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: What is owning your podcast RSS feed? Why does it matter?
Better Podcasting Download: Apple provides more information on rejected podcasts.

Links Discussed

SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Stephen’s Microphone
: Audio-Technica BP40

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GonnaGeek.com Show #267 – Gonna Talk Game Awards

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In this episode of the show, we discuss how Huawei is creating international controversy and how it could yield an expensive bill for Canadian telecoms, we chat about how NASA responds to the recent Avengers teaser, and also we chat about China launching their mission to the moon. Plus it’s the last chance for you to get your discount Apple battery replacement, and Google moved up the Google Plus death date.

Finally, Chris runs down the highlights from the game awards.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Stargate Pioneer. This episode was recorded on Monday, December 10, 2018 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/267/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.com) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

GonnaGeek  News Links:

Extra Extra

Stephen’s Microphone: Audio-Technica BP40
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320

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Better Podcasting #158 – Dealing With Negativity

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Face it. When you’re doing something as public as a podcast, at some point you’re going to encounter negativity. In this episode we discuss how you can best deal with negativity that might come from listeners of your podcast.

During this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we talk about a lawsuit that is hitting the podcast space about using copyrighted music.

Finally, in this week’s Better Podback we deviate from the usual as we kick off our recurring “What You Missed In The GonnaGeek Discord Server” section.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/158/

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at http://www.betterpodcasting.com.

Want to join in to some geeky chatter? Check out the GonnaGeek Discord Server at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/discord/

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, November 28, 2018 – Streamed Live to Geeks.Live. Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Collaborating With Other Podcasters
Better Podcasting Download: Anchor Clarifies Terms of Service

Links Discussed

SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Stephen’s Microphone
: Audio-Technica BP40

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GonnaGeek.com Show #265 – Gonna Get An Andrew Zarian Surprise

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GFQ Network’s Andrew Zarian is guesting on the show this week. This episode we discuss how there’s a Legend of Zelda rumour, how there might be a 16 lens smartphone, and SP provides insight into Insight. Plus ANDREW ZARIAN surprises us with a MYSTERY TOPIC (hint, it involves a slight rant). Plus SP says farewell to the BFR.

Finally, we’ll also see how Andrew stacks up against his fellow GFQ Network member Sunkast’s track record as we play a classic tech themed issue of Geek Wars.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell, Stargate Pioneer & Andrew Zarian. This episode was recorded on Monday, November 26, 2018 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/265/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.com) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

GonnaGeek  News Links:

Extra Extra Links

Stephen’s Microphone: Audio-Technica BP40
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320

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Better Podcasting #157 – Podcast Collaborations

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Ever considered doing a collaboration with another podcast? This week we discuss benefits to doing a podcast collaboration, tips if you are going to do one, and also some general ideas for collaborating with other podcasters.

In this week’s Better Podcasting Download, we talk about a recent Anchor article about their terms of service, and what it means for you as a podcaster.

Finally, after this week’s Better Podback, Stephen shares a story about an issue he encountered last week during the Better Podcasting recording.

Find full episode information including links referenced in this episode at http://www.betterpodcasting.com/157/

If you want to follow us elsewhere, you can find us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/betterpodcasting, you can follow us on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/betterpod or email podcast@betterpodcasting.com. The full back catalog can be found at http://www.betterpodcasting.com. Happy Podcasting!

This podcast was recorded on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 – Streamed Live to http://www.Geeks.Live.

Audio/Video Production by Stephen Jondrew of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

Main Topic: Collaborating With Other Podcasters
Better Podcasting Download: Anchor Clarifies Terms of Service

Links Discussed

SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Stephen’s Microphone
: Audio-Technica BP40

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GonnaGeek.com Show #264 – Gonna Talk Black Friday Deals (2018 Edition)

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This week news points include how Apple is cutting back iPhone production orders and what it means for the cell phone space, how Venom is more successful than the X-Men movies (hashtagitsallconnected.com), and how there might be a cheap Pixel 3 coming in 2019. Our Extra Extra points include how the Fallout 76 servers crashed, how there’s a MAJOR download for the Fallout 76 patch, Alexa being able to make Skype calls and we say farewell to Kepler.

Finally, we’ll do a roundtable discussion on some Black Friday deals we’ve got our eyes on for this year’s Black Friday.

This Week’s Hosts: Stephen Jondrew, Chris Ferrell and Michelle Ealey. This episode was recorded on Monday, November 19, 2018 streamed LIVE at www.Geeks.Live. Full show information (including links related to points discussed) can be found at http://www.geeks.link/264/. Come join us on our Discord server at http://www.gonnageek.com/discord/

The GonnaGeek.com Show is produced and edited by Stephen Jondrew (http://www.stephenjondrew.com) of GonnaGeek Productions, proudly Canadian.

GonnaGeek  News Links:

Extra Extra Links

Stephen’s Microphone: Audio-Technica BP40
Chris’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
SP’s Microphone: Electro-Voice RE320
Michelle’s Microphone: Sennheiser MD46

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