BSP-089: Google, The New Apple

On episode 89 of the BSP, I talk about all the devices announced at the Google Pixel event in 2017. I also cover some changes that google made to their Search Algorithm, as well as youtube demonetizing videos that cover controversial topics and the hypocrisy in their moves.

In terms of security news I talk about the status of the FBI tool used to unlock the iPhone 5c from San Bernadino, the Pentagonn using off the shelf security software, and Equifax being hired by the IRS to manage tax payer information verification.

In the ask bandrew segment, I answer some questions about music and share some recommendations for budget XLR mics.

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00:00 - Intro
01:15 - Google Home Mini
01:56 - Google Home Max
04:01 - Google Pixelbook
07:53 - Google Pixelbook Pen
09:45 - Google Pixel 2 & Pixel 2XL
13:55 - Google Lens
14:40 - Google Pixel Buds
16:20 - Google Clips
17:40 - Google is the New Apple!!!
19:10 - YouTube Updated It’s Search Algorithm
22:04 - YouTube Demonetizing Videos for YouTubers but Not Large Media Organizations
25:43 - FBI Hacking Tool Will Remain Secret
27:45 - Pentagon Uses Off the Shelf Security Software
30:25 - Equifax Hired by the IRS
32:43 - Ask Bandrew
33:00 - Songs From Your Life Soundtrack?
36:25 - Budget Dynamic XLR Mic Upgrade?
39:45 - Outro 

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BSP-048: Welcome to the Clutter Cave

On episode 48 of the BSP, I talk about my favorite piece of news in the last decade; scientists have discovered a new vaccine to stop the spread of Ebola!!! 

Before that, I start with discussing the mic I’m recording this weeks podcast with & my run in with minimalism. As far as computer news, I talk about Apple giving up on Mac OS X and Raspberry Pi rolling out their OS to PC & Mac computers!

In security news, there has been  push by The House to legislate the use of the Sting Ray device, which tracks devices using geo-location. Following that I briefly talk about Facebbok’s report regarding government data requests.

Finishing up the podcast, I recommend a travel show starring Karl Pilkington and an album by Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas, and lastly I talk about my thoughts and first impressions on my new iPhone 7+.

00:00 - Intro
02:57 - It’s Christmas
03:14 - Recording with Rode NT1
04:04 - Minimalism & The Clutter Cave
05:25 - THERE’S A VACCINE FOR EBOLA! HOLY SHIT!!!!
09:30 - Apple is Giving Up on Mac OS X
13:31 - Raspberry Pi’s OS Now On PC & Mac
16:25 - Legislation on Sting Ray Geolocation Device
18:30 - Government’s Facebook User Data Requests Up 27% (https://govtrequests.facebook.com)
22:19 - The Moaning Of Life
23:08 - Cult of Luna & Julie Christmas - Mariner
23:42 - Initial Impressions of the iPhone 7+

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BSP-035: Apple’s (Event) & Orange’s (Amps)

00:00 - Intro
00:55 - I’m an Idiot
01:37 - Guitar Gear! New Amp & Research!
07:45 - What I’ve Been Testing - Shure MVi
10:05 - Mario on iOS
11:48 - iWork Real Time Collaboration
12:35 - Apple Watch
16:12 - iPhone 7 Announcement
27:25 - Outro

On episode 35 of the BSP, I talk a lot longer than expected on guitar amps, and my history with guitar amps. I then talk about the amps I am going to be getting and the reasoning behind it as well as dream guitar amps.

Then I cover the apple event ranging from Mario on iOS, to real time collaboration, the apple watch, and lastly the iPhone 7…and of course that discussion includes the removal of the headphone jack!

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BSP-031: I'm Never Live Streaming on YouTube Again!!!

00:00 - Intro
00:52 - Live Streaming my Podcast on Facebook
02:00 - Beats Headphones Have Ruined the Headphone Market!!!
05:55 - Conspiracy: YouTube Drama
07:43 - Top 7 YouTubers
10:38 - New Resident Evil Film
11:35 - New Bad Santa 2 Trailer
13:20 - New X-Files!?
14:23 - Soylent & Coffee Drink
14:55 - Hulu Ending Free Service
15:51 - Comcast is Getting SUED!!!
16:24 - Rush A Farewell to Kings
16:43 - Plans for Future of this Podcast
17:50 - Why I Will Never Live Stream on YouTube Again!!!
23:40 - Throwback Clip (Warning: Explicit Content)
29:29 - Outro

On episode 31 of The BSP, I talk at length about my search for bluetooth headphones in order to be prepared for the iPhone 7 and how this search ultimately led me to the realization that Beats Headphones have absolutely RUINED the headphone marketplace.

I then talk about a conspiracy I came up with regarding all the youtube drama that has been plaguing the site over the last year, and how I think that it’s fake and essentially a new form of collaboration to help boost watch time/ad revenue.

Immediately following this, I share my top 7 youtube channels and why I subscribe and watch their videos. Then we go into a LOT of news.

For the last two section so the podcast, I talk about why I will never live stream on youtube again, and lastly for the throwback clip/analysis, I share a very interesting story from college.

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BSP-030: Pinning Comments on YouTube!!!

00:00 - Intro
01:05 - Why I Love Podcasting
02:02 - 10,000 Subscribers
03:30 - My fundraiser
04:45 - Switching from iOS to Android
09:04 - YOU CAN PIN COMMENTS ON YOUTUBE!!!
11:18 - The Trace (Apple TV Game)
12:30 - David Cross Stand Up Special
13:30 - Above & Beyond - Group Therapy
16:50 - Twitter Story
19:06 - Steel Series Apple TV Gaming Controller
20:41 - Zoom U44 Interface
23:16 - iPhone Interfaces & Live Streaming!!!
27:15 - Throwback to Podcastage Podcast!!!

Episode 30 of the BSP is Live. On this episode, I talk about how grateful I am for the podcastage youtube channel. Then I discuss my predicament when it comes to switching from iOS to Android.

Then I talk about some HUGE news about being able to pin comments on youtube. This will have a big impact on how interacting on review/tech videos is done and hopefully improve the overall conversation.

Then I talk about a new apple tv video game I played and absolutely loved, followed by a mention of a brand new stand up special that I thought was funny, and then talk in depth about one of my favorite electronic albums of all time.

As far as what I have been testing, I talk about the steel series apple tv gaming controller. I briefly talk about the Zoom U44 Interface. Lastly, I talk about some iPhone interfaces that I have tested for live streaming. The final piece of this episode is a throwback to the 4th podcast I released in 2015 (Podcastage Episode 004).

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BSP-029: How to Grow Your YouTube Channel

00:00 - Intro
01:25 - Embarrassing Story
04:03 - Travel Podcast Setup
08:19 - Verizon Acquires Yahoo
11:40 - Tesla Phase Deux
16:20 - Show and Tell
17:17 - Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
18:12 - Descendents Hypercaffium Spazzinate
19:45 - Facebook Live & OBS
21:35 - How to grow your YouTube Channel
29:40 - Outro

On episode 29, I am back in my studio so there is no more creepy quiet talking. I share an embarrassing story about my recent trip as well my travel podcasting set up and how I think it performed.

I briefly discuss two pieces of news regarding the Yahoo acquisition, followed by Elon Musks announcement of Phase 2 of the Tesla plan. Then I share a new album that I love and a TV show that I just discovered and can’t stop watching.

Lastly, I talk about my experience with Facebook live and OBS, and end the podcast sharing my thoughts on how you can grow your youtube channel.

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Podcastage Q&A Live Stream Episode 1

I'm trying something new here. I am giving facebook live a shot and will be doing live Q&A sessions to help answer questions in a more timely fashion. This was my first attempt and I was actually missing out on the questions I was getting. I will announce on facebook & twitter when the next live stream is so make sure to go like/follow the following pages!

BSP-028: What Inspired Me to YouTube

00:00 - Intro
00:24 - Disclaimer
02:00 - How do you deal with YouTube Hate?
05:40 - Cloud backup update
07:00 - Why do internet conversations devolve into screaming matches?
12:13 - Twitter Verification
13:34 - Small YouTuber Strikes
14:15 - When should you use a mic stand instead of a boom arm?
15:35 - Most comfortable headphones I’ve used
16:45 - Cheap vs. Expensive gear when testing the waters
18:45 - What Inspired Me to Start YouTubing
23:45 - Outro

On episode 28 of the BSP, the audio quality is not at the usual standard, but I didn’t want to miss another episode. I received a question that from viewer HighlyFictional that I thought was important to answer; "how do you deal with youtube hate?”.

I also share my ideas (with help from veritiasium) why I think internet conversations typically devolve into nothing more than screaming matches. I shortly cover some small news stories and then answer a few more listener questions.

Lastly, I briefly discuss what inspired me to begin creating youtube videos and ultimately what inspired me to begin making microphone review videos.

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BSP-027: YouTube Drama

00:00 - Intro
01:13 - Shoutout?
01:30 - Giving Up Sugar
02:55 - Murdered At The Door
04:37 - YouTube Drama
08:50 - New NES
11:13 - New Han Solo
12:20 - Jupiters New Satellite
13:05 - Stranger Things
15:20 - I Love the 80’s
17:35 - FitBit Customer Service
19:10 - Favorite Mic in your Collection?
20:56 - What’s a good audio interface?
22:05 - What’s most important in reducing hiss?
24:10 - Low Budget Studio?
29:21 - Outro

On today's episode of BSP, I talk about a new lifestyle I will be embarking on, and it requires your help. I talk about my thoughts on all the youtube drama going, what I think is causing it, and how I think it can be avoided.

For news, I briefly talk about the new NES, and Han Solo, and then I talk about an amazing new TV show titled "Stranger Things" which is available on Netflix. I then share my experience with FitBit's customer service department.

Then I go into the questions which include my favorite mic, good audio interface, reducing hiss/line noise, and a complete low budget studio.

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BSP-026: How I Make Money on YouTube

00:00 - Intro
00:50 - Why I Missed Last Weeks Episode
02:25 - How I Make Money on Youtube (Full Disclosure)
10:11 - New Podcast?
11:45 - Self Driving Death!
13:38 - New Nasa Rocket
14:27 - Apple Buying Tidal?
17:08 - Show & Tell
17:50 - TV/Movies/YouTube of the Week
18:55 - Blink 182 California
20:19 - Magpul  iPhone Case
21:00 - FitBit Fail
21:33 - How to Differentiate Your Podcast / YouTube Channel
21:35 - Tech (Reliable Gear)
26:08 - Content
31:30 - Outro

On episode 26 of The Bandrew Says Podcast, I briefly discuss why I missed last week’s episode and why I did not announce it prior to missing it. I then talk about plans for a new podcast I will be launching. If you don’t hear anything else about this show, Hound me on twitter to keep me motivated.

Then I talk about about some Apple, Nasa, and Tesla News, as well as give my thoughts on a youtube channel and the new Blink-182 Record. I briefly discuss a new iPhone case I’m testing, and some problems I have with my fit bit.

Lastly, I cover very basic ways to differentiate your podcast and youtube channel. I briefly discuss some information about tech used in your podcast, and then discuss a few ways to differentiate your content. I may revisit this topic on a later podcast.

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BSP-024: I'm Burnt Out on Youtube

00:00 - Intro
01:11 - Burnt Out on Youtube
12:40 - Prepping
22:31 - Lighting
26: 05 - Outro

On today's episode of The Bandrew Says Podcast, I avoid talking too much about tech in order to vent some frustrations and explain my current obsession.

I begin by explaining why I am burnt out on youtube, and possible solutions that I have for resolving this issue. Then I speak about my current obsession with prepping for disasters as well as my love for the outdoors. And lastly I briefly talk about new lighting for my videos.

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PHXCCC: Do You Even Podcast? Panel

On the last day of Phoenix Comic Con 2016, Logan from The Paper Robots, Matt from Absolute Geek Podcast, & Bandrew from The Bandrew Says Podcast ran a panel titled "Do You Even Podcast?".

In this panel, they briefly touched on their podcasting motivations and history, and then dive into Q&A with an awesome audience. The topics covered range from what's the best audio gear to start a podcast with to how do you host your podcast to how do you prepare for a podcast episode. If you are new to podcasting or if you plan on starting your own podcast, this is a must watch.

BSP-021: New Pebble Watches

On this episode of BSP, I am once again, not prepared. Again, I think I have pretty good reasoning though. I should one day be back on top of my schedule and have enough time to get around to making a well planned podcast.

I talk briefly about some announcements, and then discuss the three new products from Pebble that are currently available for preorder on Kickstarter. There's talk about Lady Dynamite (netflix) and Hidden America (seeso), a few bands, and Justin Bieber being Sued.

Lastly, I answer questions from CJS Games, HydrexFX, THomas McCarthy, Roemson, _JMS_, EdwardBerry, Get Rikt, LinkGaming267, Andrew Danis, Starmate, & TurtleGamer82.

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00:00 - Intro
01:03 - Busy Day
03:09 - Phoenix Comic Con Announcement
04:08 - Podcastage One Year Anniversary
05:30 - iTunes Review Shoutouts
06:45 - Pebble News
10:33 - Twitter Changes
10:43 - Lady Dynamite
12:40 - Hidden America
13:38 - Movies
14:26 - Artica
16:42 - Anamanaguchi
17:40 - Justin Beiber Law Suit
19:43 - New Keyboard
QUESTIONS
20:20 - CJS Games - What do you Record with? What was your inspiration for podcasting?
23:16 - HydrexFX - When did you get into podcasting?
23:58 - Thomas McCarthy - How does a giraffe have a baby?
24:52 - Roemson - Do you have an Idol? Do you think gaming is a waste of time?
26:43 - _JMS_ - What is your favorite studio album by RUSH?
28:22 - EdwardBerry - How & When did you get involved with audio gear? Do you listen to rap music? Do you drink beer and if so what’s your preferred beer?
30:25 - Get Rikt - Favorite Mic You’ve Reviewed?
31:26 - LinkGaming267 - Most favorite & Least Favorite mic reviewed?
32:50 - Andrew Danis - When recording your podcast do you run any compression on the way in? Also what settings do you run on the SM7b? Do you run it flat?
34:40 - Starmate - How can your mic sound so good and when I see another review of the same mic, it sounds like shit?
37:42 - TurtleGamer82 - Why do headset microphones often suck?
40:05 - Outro

BSP-019: Choosing the Right Mic for YouTubing / Podcasting / Gaming

00:00 - Intro
00:36 - Hateful YouTube Comments
07:57 - Canon DSLR Mic
09:56 - Hyperloop Test
12:15 - Lost Mayan City
14:52 - Allie Goertz - Sad Dance Songs
15:32 - Doom & Diablo 3
17:37 - Howl.FM Podcast App
21:38 - Podcast Questions
33:49 - Choosing The Right Mic for YouTube / Podcasting / Gaming
45:06 - Outro

On this episode of The BSP, there is discussion of a few youtube comments that I believe warranted a deeper discussion. There is talk of Canon Camera, Hyper Loop, and Lost City news. For the music of the week, I talk very briefly about Sad Dance Songs by Allie Goertz.

I talk about my experiences with the new DOOM as well as Diablo 3, and then share my thoughts on the Howl.FM Podcasting App. 

For podcast questions, I answer questions from @EHVV666, @Benjamin Ewald, Jake Grainger, AnaReeceWeston, Leowyx, Toast n Beans, and Aziz Bettaieb.

And lastly, I talk about how to choose the right mic for your youtube channel, your podcast or for gaming. 

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