Tom Cheney


Tom is a photographer, geek, music junkie, and owner of idobi Network. He started idobi Radio as an experiment in web streaming in 1999. Follow him on Twitter @ http://twitter.com/idobitom or complain to him at [email protected]

259 posts by Tom Cheney


Sound Anywhere

October 23, 2019 | By Tom Cheney

Get brilliant sound anywhere with the weatherproof and drop-resistant Move. Control with your voice, the Sonos app, and Apple AirPlay 2 at home, and stream via Bluetooth when WiFi isn’t available. The durable, battery-powered smart speaker for outdoor and indoor listening.


TwitterCounter compromised; posting and changing user’s twitter accounts

March 15, 2017 | By Tom Cheney

Have you seen the following tweet on the internet. Twitter analytics site, TwitterCounter, and been compromised to tweet to connected user’s twitter account -including idobi Radio’s – and in some cases, change the profile and banner of those accounts. The tweets started after midnight on March 15, and at publication time has affected 1000s of twitter accounts. Users can protect themselves […]


Life after President-elect Trump

November 9, 2016 | By Tom Cheney

The country has become more polarized than ever, and we’re doing nothing to change it. Protests on the street, and shouts of “Not My President” will continue to move us further apart. We can continue to believe that half the country are bigots, sexist, xenophobic, homophobic and racists; but that would be simplistic and missing the big picture.


Details of Steve Klein’s arraignment revealed

March 12, 2014 | By Tom Cheney

Steve Klein, former guitarist for rock band New Found Glory, was arraigned in a San Luis Obispo court on multiple charges, including lewd conduct with a minor under the age of 14.

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Spooky Full Frontal with Joel Madden and Michael Clifford

October 28, 2013 | By Tom Cheney

Season two of Full Frontal closes out tonight with a Halloween special and guests Joel Madden (Good Charlotte/The Madden Brothers) and Michael Clifford (5 Seconds of Summer).

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Jonathan Kite guest stars on this week’s Full Frontal

October 21, 2013 | By Tom Cheney

It’s an all new Full Frontal this week with special guest, Jonathan Kite. Jonathan stars in the the CBS hit comedy show, 2 Broke Girls. The show airs at 8:30pm ET/PT every Monday. Also check out how our new contestant does on #AreYouSmarterThanJack. Full Frontal with Alex Gaskarth and Jack Barakat airs every monday at […]

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Marty Scott To Re-start JEM Records

August 6, 2013 | By Tom Cheney

Marty Scott, founder and former president of JEM Records, Inc. has announced his re-entry into the record business. JEM Records, LLC will be signing artists and licensing “retro” catalogue for release under the Jem Recordings logo.

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Man of the Hour Podcast

July 11, 2013 | By Tom Cheney

With over 100 episodes, catch on on your favorite Man of the Hour moments.

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The Wonder Years – Interview

May 8, 2013 | By Tom Cheney

The Wonder Years are releasing their highly-anticipated third full-length The Greatest Generation next week, and we’re stoked to be bringing you an exclusive in-depth interview with the whole band about the album and everything that went into it.

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Party time in First Person

January 24, 2013 | By Tom Cheney

Join Josh Madden on idobi Radio tonight and find out what all your friends will be listening to this summer.