Tech News Weekly

Sep 9th 2021

Tech News Weekly 200

Facebook Wears Ray-Bans

iPhone Event, Ray-Ban Stories, Apple's Bug Bounty, Germany's Smartphone Law
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Category: News

Apple's annual iPhone event is just around the corner so it's time to predict what the company will announce, Facebook and Ray-Ban have announced a new pair of sunglasses for recording video and taking photos, security researchers have a whole host of critiques about Apple's bug bounty program, and Germany may require seven years of updates for smartphones.

First, John Voorhees of MacStories stops by to discuss Apple's upcoming iPhone event. Between new iPhones, Apple Watches, and new audio devices, Voorhees predicts a jam-packed announcement.

Then, Adi Robertson from The Verge joins the show to talk about Facebook's new sunglasses, Ray-Ban Stories. The camera-toting glasses can be used to capture photos and video handsfree

Then, Mikah shares a report from The Washington Post about Apple's bug bounty program and how it differs from other major tech companies. Security researchers say the company's insular nature is at odds with the program.

Lastly, Jason talks about Germany's plans to require seven years of updates for smartphones. How long should a company have to support a device before considering it obsolete?

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