The New Screen Savers

Aug 12th 2017

The New Screen Savers 117

Robotic Safe Cracker

Safe-cracking robot, #DigitalCleanse, IK Multimedia iLoud Micro Monitors, and more.
Records live every Saturday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
Category: Help & How To

Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson talk with Nathan Seidle, the founder of SparkFun Electronics about the safe-cracking robot he created and how it works. It was one of the most popular exhibits at DEF CON. Is your digital life a mess? Megan Morrone is here to help as she kicks off our #DigitalCleanse series. Today, learn how to tame your notifications. Is there a good 'trust no one' cloud storage solution? Why is Verizon so late on Android updates? Find out in our 'Calls for Help.' Then, Jason Howell loves great audio and has a review of IK Multimedia's small iLoud Micro Monitor speakers.

  • Consumer Reports pulls its recommendation on Microsoft Surface laptops
  • Hackers put malware in a strand of DNA. 
  • Iain explains why is Marmite could prevent miscarriages and birth defects (Iain says, "Is there nothing Marmite can't do?")

The New Screen Savers records live every Saturday at 3PM Pacific on twit.tv/live. Episodes are available for download and streaming later that evening at https://twit.tv/shows/new-screen-savers.

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