Week in Review for the Week of 8/26/19 – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Australia announces it will establish a framework to block online extremist content during crisis events, Fitbit unveils the Versa 2 smartwatch, and Facebook changes the rules for political ads.

MP3


Please SUBSCRIBE HERE.

A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible.

Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the theme music.

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

Send us email to [email protected]

Show Notes
To read the show notes in a separate page click here!

Doesn’t Work With Nest – DTNS 3607

Google catches a major iOS exploit in the wild, MacBook pros BANNED from airplanes worldwide, and Richard Gunther helps us understand what works with Nest. If anything.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Richard Gunther, Len Peralta, and Amos.

MP3 Download

Using a Screen Reader? Click here

Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org.

Please SUBSCRIBE HERE.

Subscribe through Apple Podcasts.

A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible.

If you are willing to support the show or give as little as 5 cents a day on Patreon. Thank you!

Become a Patron!

Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

Send to email to [email protected]

Show Notes
To read the show notes in a separate page click here!
Continue reading Doesn’t Work With Nest – DTNS 3607

Security Researchers Find iOS Malware That Installs By Visiting a Website – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Security researchers at Google publish details on websites that install malware on iOS devices, Windows is testing a redesign of tablet mode in Windows 10, and Didi Chuxing plans to launch self-driving car service in Shanghai.

MP3


Please SUBSCRIBE HERE.

A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible.

Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the theme music.

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

Send us email to [email protected]

Show Notes
To read the show notes in a separate page click here!

Cranking Up The Retro – DTNS 3606

Wednesday, Nicole Lee posted shares her thoughts on the $149 handheld game system, Playdate. A quirky homage to old school handheld gaming consoles.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Nicole Lee, Roger Chang.

MP3 Download

Using a Screen Reader? Click here

Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org.

Please SUBSCRIBE HERE.

Subscribe through Apple Podcasts.

A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible.

If you are willing to support the show or give as little as 5 cents a day on Patreon. Thank you!

Become a Patron!

Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

Send to email to [email protected]

Show Notes
To read the show notes in a separate page click here!
Continue reading Cranking Up The Retro – DTNS 3606

Huawei Mate 30 to Launch Without Google Apps – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Huawei announces its September launch but Google says it can’t let Huawei use Google apps and services. Plus Apple starts supporting inie repair shops and Microsoft will start shipping Hololens 2 in September.

MP3

Please SUBSCRIBE HERE.

A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible.

Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the theme music.

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

Send us email to [email protected]

Show Notes
To read the show notes in a separate page click here!

Siri-ous Changes at Apple – DTNS 3605

Apple looks to address complaints around how it tests and improves the voice recognition abilities of Siri by letting users opt-in. Does this go far enough and is it something other companies will want to replicate?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang.

MP3 Download

Using a Screen Reader? Click here

Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org.

Please SUBSCRIBE HERE.

Subscribe through Apple Podcasts.

A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible.

If you are willing to support the show or give as little as 5 cents a day on Patreon. Thank you!

Become a Patron!

Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

Send to email to [email protected]

Show Notes
To read the show notes in a separate page click here!
Continue reading Siri-ous Changes at Apple – DTNS 3605

Fitbit Announces the Versa 2 – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Fitbit unveils the Versa 2, Canon debuts cameras based on a new 32.5MP sensor, and Facebook implements new rules for political advertisers.

MP3


Please SUBSCRIBE HERE.

A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible.

Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the theme music.

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

Send us email to [email protected]

Show Notes
To read the show notes in a separate page click here!

Self-Yelp – DTNS 3604

Voice assistants have been criticized for gender and racial bias due to the fact that they’re predominantly developed white males in western-based tech companies. Mozilla wants to solve this and created “Common Voice” in 2017, a tool that crowdsources voices as a dataset to diversify AI and represent the global population.

Starring Sarah Lane, Patrick Beja, Roger Chang, Amos

MP3 Download

Using a Screen Reader? Click here

Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org.

Please SUBSCRIBE HERE.

Subscribe through Apple Podcasts.

A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible.

If you are willing to support the show or give as little as 5 cents a day on Patreon. Thank you!

Become a Patron!

Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

Send to email to [email protected]

Show Notes
To read the show notes in a separate page click here!
Continue reading Self-Yelp – DTNS 3604

Lenovo Announces X1 and L13 ThinkPads – DTH

DTH_CoverArt_1500x1500Yelp rolls out new personalized results, Netflix announces “The Irishman” hits US theaters November 1, Nest Hello doorbell now tracks box delivery.

MP3

Please SUBSCRIBE HERE.

A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible.

Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the theme music.

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

Send us email to [email protected]

Show Notes
To read the show notes in a separate page click here!

Tax Wars: A New Hope – DTNS 3603

CNET’s Patrick Holland posted an impassioned plea Sunday titled “Apple needs to fix the iPhone 11’s buttons so accidental screenshots go away. What other changes would folks like to see Apple fix on the iPhone 11.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang

MP3 Download

Using a Screen Reader? Click here

Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org.

Please SUBSCRIBE HERE.

Subscribe through Apple Podcasts.

A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, none of this would be possible.

If you are willing to support the show or give as little as 5 cents a day on Patreon. Thank you!

Become a Patron!

Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

Send to email to [email protected]

Show Notes
To read the show notes in a separate page click here!
Continue reading Tax Wars: A New Hope – DTNS 3603