In This Episode: Thunder & lightning (very very frightening!), vintage computers in German, what to expect from the next Apple event (or not), Notepad and other apps(we hope?) moving to the Microsoft Store, Windows PowerToys, How Twitter CEO’s Twitter account was hacked, Disney goes a’LARPing, and the FCC REALLY doesn’t like it when you use the emergency broadcast tones.
In This Episode: Mac versus PC detente. The TV in Gary’s bathroom, driven by Raspberry Pi. Living off the grid. Conspiracies live! Backing up the podcast. News sources. Sony Walkman is 40 years old. CrescentCore malware is new and trying to hide. Take precautions before crossing the street, and before downloading anything.
In This Episode: Using a password vault is not enough: you need something else too…. How Randy was convinced to upgrade his computer from Win 7 Pro to Windows 10 Pro. Hard drive (the spinning kind’s) reliability. That’s right: USB cables can be weaponized. AT&T sued for saying its phones are “5G” now.
In This Episode: The Marriott breach: should the executives go to jail? 5G (not?) coming to a phone near you. Can spammers print messages to your Internet-connected printer? (Maybe!) An unlikely iPhone scam. Advances in E-Ink.
In This Episode: Will the U.S. government nationalize the 5G network? Probably not. Celebs/politicians buy Twitter followers to look more important. How to tell Google to stop showing you ads and articles that don’t actually interest you. Online memes can be valuable. HomePod, and more on Spectre.