Episode 2: Websites for Your Biscuits

Recorded December 23, 2017

Story 1: Apple Kneecaps Older iPhones

Was it really necessary for Apple to slow down old iPhones?
https://www.theverge.com/2017/12/21/16806582/apple-battery-slowdown-science

Apple’s iPhone slowdown sparks multiple lawsuits
https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-iphone-slowdown-sparks-fraud-lawsuit/

Story 2: Android Malware Could Blow Up Your Battery

Jack of all trades
https://securelist.com/jack-of-all-trades/83470/

Story 3: Catch a Thief with Snowden’s New App

Edward Snowden made an app to protect your laptop
https://www.theverge.com/2017/12/23/16812834/edward-snowden-haven-guardian-project-laptop-phone

Edward Snowden’s Haven app uses your phone to detect intruders
https://www.engadget.com/2017/12/22/edward-snowden-haven-app-android/

Citizenfour (Excellent Edward Snowden documentary)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citizenfour

Story 4: Microsoft (and Bill Gates) Aren’t All That Bad

Boy gives up his Xbox One present to help the homeless; Microsoft surprises him with new console and gifts
https://www.techspot.com/news/72350-boy-gives-up-xbox-one-present-help-homeless.html

Billionaire Bill Gates was this cat lover’s Secret Santa — here’s the epic haul of gifts he gave her
https://www.cnbc.com/2017/12/22/what-billionaire-bill-gates-gave-his-reddit-secret-santa.html

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