Tech News Weekly

Feb 15th 2018

Tech News Weekly 19

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Tearing apart the Homepod
Records every Thursday at 5:30pm Eastern / 2:30pm Pacific / 22:30 UTC.
Guests: Dr. Jenny Radesky, MD, Nate Lanxon, Kelsea Weber, Sam Machkovech
Category: News
  • 1:38 Dr. Jenny Radesky signed a letter urging Facebook to discontinue its Messenger Kids app and talks about how tech can affect young children.
  • 16:59 Nate Lanxon from Bloomberg discusses what happens to Bitcoin when someone passes away, and the changes being made to enable heirs to locate those abandoned funds.
  • 33:18 Kelsea Weber from iFixIt shows off the remains of their HomePod teardown to demonstrate how difficult it might be to repair.
  • 48:16 Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica searched far and wide for a way to watch the Olympics in 4K and has some pointers to make it a bit easier for viewers.

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