This Week in Tech (MP3)

This Week in Tech (MP3)

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740: Sex-Positive Currency
Oct 13 • 144 min
This week’s stories The Chinese propaganda app that spies on all Chinese citizens Chinese influence in video games, social media, and other industries - where do we draw the line? What is Tencent? How much influence do they have over the world? Here’s how…
739: Bob Ross with Biceps
Oct 6 • 134 min
This week’s stories Microsoft surprises us all with the two-screen Surface Duo phone Apple’s Deep Fusion poised to trump Google’s Pixel 4 announcement More than 500 ransomware attacks on US schools so far in 2019 More red flags than a Chinese parade:…
738: The Twerklight Sonata
Sep 29 • 136 min
This Week’s Stories What we expect at Wednesday’s big Microsoft Surface event Gemmy the Twerking Alexa Bear demo Echo Loop and Echo Frames will take Alexa with you Facebook Horizon: is this the VR future we signed up for? Tesla’s Smart Summon feature…
737: You Could See The “Screw It” in His Eyes
Sep 22 • 133 min
This Week’s Stories: TWO AND A HALF DOZEN people invade Area 51 iPhone 11 vs iPhone 7: is it worth the upgrade? Apple Arcade is the best 5 bucks a month you can spend on games Apple Watch 5 is the best computer you can wear on your wrist. Taking cat…
736: Leave the Phone, Save the Donuts
Sep 15 • 138 min
This Week’s Stories: iPhone 11 vs iPhone 11 Pro iPhone 11 Pro Max: the end of the Thinner Era No High refresh rate for iPhone Pro New iPhone colors: corpse purple, baby poop green How durable is the iPhone 11 Pro? Night mode, 3 lenses, high key: is iPhone…
735: I’ve Got a Chatroom in My Thigh
Sep 8 • 132 min
Apple testily responds to Google’s Project Zero discovery of China’s iOS hack against Uyghur Muslims. Avoiding FUD: how secure is too secure? Facebook leaks 420 Million users’ phone numbers. In a related story, until recently, AT&T stored users’ phone…
734: Forking Windows
Sep 1 • 135 min
Apple Event September 10th: iPhone. Which phone will be better, iPhone 11 or Pixel 4? Apple Event September 10th: Apple Watch. What health features should we expect, and how will they save Christina Warren’s life this time? Jack Hacked! Twitter CEO’s…
733: Fake Moos
Aug 25 • 133 min
This Week’s Stories:Hacking the US Military at DEF CONVoting machine hacks at DEF CONGDPR is a hacker’s delightCompany sues DEF CON because their presentation was booedWill the T-Mobile/Sprint merger go through?Android Q is not a dessertNew phone season…
732: Why is My Fridge Playing ICP?
Aug 18 • 173 min
Amazon’s paid tweeters program backfiresTelus email out for the past 4 days$3 Million Fortnite winner SWATtedHow Gamergate launched a culture warEsports is officially mainstream - how to get an esports scholarship to collegeVerizon sells Tumblr for about…
731: An Electric Cannonball
Aug 11 • 144 min
This Week’s Stories Video games don’t cause mass shootings, but toxic gamer culture doesn’t help White House proposes social media censorship Apple wants as many people as possible to get the Apple Card Are Teslas reliable? Chase forgives Canadian…