(Season 4) A New Season... Because We Can

Episode 84 · May 20th, 2019 · 42 mins 16 secs

About this Episode

In this Episode:

  • “Alexa Guard” Can Protect Your Home (2:43)
  • All Chromebooks will also be Linux laptops going forward (5:44)
  • GPS tracker leaks real-time locations and can remotely activate its microphone (7:07)
  • LED light can damage eyes, health authority warns (10:00)
  • SanDisk’s 1TB microSD card is now available (14:43)
  • Google’s new travel portal will improve the way you plan your trips online (17:24)
  • Facebook defends itself against op-ed calling for its breakup (21:18)
  • After burning through $1 billion, xJawbone’s Hosain Rahman has raised $65 million more (24:42)
  • Japan is running out of phone numbers, so it’s making longer ones (28:27)

Weird and Wacky Tech:

  • People are loving the new gender-swapping Snapchat filter, and it's now being used to catfish unsuspecting men on Tinder (31:37)

Tech Recs (35:00):

Ad music is from "Partly Cloudy" by A Tape Full of Mistakes
Weird & Wacky theme music is from "Brainwavves" by Strong Suit

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