On 'The New Screen Savers' recorded on Saturday, October 20, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Iain Thomson:
- Leo and Iain discuss Apple's upcoming October event and what could be announced, Apple CEO Tim Cook calling for the retraction of Bloomberg's Chinese spy chip story, and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen's passing.
- Leo gives his hands-on review of Google's new flagship Android phone, the Pixel 3 XL, putting the camera to the test on the streets of San Francisco.
- Purism, the maker of privacy, security, and freedom-focused devices, just launched the Librem Key, a USB security token that also can detect if someone tampered with your computer. Purism's Chief Security Officer Kyle Rankin joins to show how it all works.
- NETGEAR Orbi, Wirecutter's pick for best Wi-Fi mesh-networking kit, is adding a new product in its lineup. The Orbi Voice combines a mesh Wi-Fi extender with Harman Kardon speakers and Amazon Alexa smarts. Megan Morrone gives her review.
- Apple is holding its iPad and Mac event on October 30th
- Check out these custom logos Apple made for its October 30th event
- Apple CEO Tim Cook Is Calling For Bloomberg To Retract Its Chinese Spy Chip Story
- Microsoft mourns the passing of co-founder Paul Allen
- Google Pixel 3
- Pixel Stand
- Purism Librem Key
- Purism Librem 15
- Purism Librem 5
- NETGEAR Orbi Mesh WiFi System with Orbi Voice
- Hardening macOS
- Let's Encrypt