Oct 19th 2014
This Week in Tech 480
Hosted by Leo Laporte
Apple Pay, Twitter turmoil, cable chaos, and more.
Records live every Sunday at 6:00pm Eastern / 3:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
Hosts: Leo Laporte, Dieter Bohn, Steve Kovach, and Christina Warren Apple announces iPad Air 2 with Touch ID and iMac with Retina 5K display, Apple Pay launches Monday, how Apple SIM will change the wireless industry, Google announces Nexus 6 and Android 5.0 Lollipop, and more. Download or subscribe to this show at twit.tv/twit. For additional show notes, visit twit.tv/twit/480. Also, check out our transcripts. Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by Cachefly. Running time: 1:53:55
- iPad Air 2 announced with Touch ID fingerprint sensor and 'world's thinnest' body, available for $499 next week
- Apple updates Mac mini with all-new internals, drops starting price to $499, available today
- IT HAPPENED TO ME: I've Been Forced Out Of My Home And Am Living In Constant Fear Because Of Relentless Death Threats From Gamergate
- This new "Apple SIM" could legitimately disrupt the wireless industry - Quartz
- Nexus 6: 6" Quad HD display, Snapdragon 805 CPU, 13 megapixel rear camera, 15-min turbo charging, preorders start Oct. 29, from $649
- Apple announces 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display starting at $2499, 5120×2880 screen resolution
- The Retina iMac versus the Mac Pro, on paper – Marco.org
- 24 Percent of Millennials Say They're Not Paying for TV – Comscore | Re/code
- Bono apologizes for putting U2's new album in everyone's iCloud library
- How a 13-year-old autistic boy became best friends with Apple's Siri
- Google announces Android 5.0 Lollipop | The Verge
- Official Google Blog: Android: Be together. Not the same.
- Nexus 9: 8.9" display, first 64-bit CPU in a Nexus, 9 hour battery life, preorders start Oct. 17, from $399, keyboard case sold separately
- Facebook Rebukes DEA For Impersonating Woman Online
- The 9to5Mac Story: Seth Weintraub, Mark Gurman - Business Insider
- Ireland to Phase Out ‘Double Irish' Tax Break Used by Tech Giants - NYTimes.com
- Samsung 840 EVO Performance Restoration Tool preview - Getting EVOs back up to speed | PC Perspective