Tech News Weekly

Oct 24th 2019

Tech News Weekly 105

Rebble With a Cause

Universities tracking students, Pebble smartwatch reborn, TikTok's national security risk
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News
  • (02:09) Douglas MacMillan of The Washington Post joins us to explain how and why universities are tracking the activity of prospective students. 
  • (18:22) Remember the Pebble smartwatch? iFixit's Kevin Purdy reveals how Rebble.io is breathing new life into the e-ink device. 
  • (36:38) Jason and Mikah check out Google's new digital wellbeing apps. Can they keep us from using our phones? 
  • (44:22) Mikah gets nostalgic about old iOS games, celebrating the introduction of GameClub, a subscription-based service that gives users access to 70+ classic iOS games. 
  • (50:58) Alfred Ng from CNET explains why American lawmakers have set their sights on TikTok as a potential national security risk. 

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