Microsoft Co-Founder Paul Allen, a pioneer in the world of technology, passed this week and Tim and David discuss his life. Also: Fitbit helps solve a murder investigation, and AppleTV falls short of its lofty goals.
Apple and Amazon respond to the Bloomberg report of spy chips in their servers with strong, unequivocal denials, while Apple comes under fire for software that makes repairing your own mac difficult. Finally, Tim and David look at CompuServe, the first US online service.
Tim gets a new dishwasher, sets up his generator, and plays the new PS4 Spider-Man game. David prepares to take his mother to the states, Apple bans InfoWars and Alex Jones from the App store, and the Frigidaire company takes center stage in our WikiTrolling segment.
Twitter joins in on the suspension of Alex Jones, Bethesda tramples consumer rights, hotels enforce their policies at DEFCON and Black Hat, and David and Tim look at CD-ROM and some of the most influential software from the era.
Siri decides to interrupt a Commons statement, Samsung phones decide to randomly text your photos to people, and Fortnite cheaters get their just deserts. Then David and Tim get into their quasi-review of Solo, a Star Wars story and run out of time to talk WikiTrolling.
Tim and David discuss the Echo sharing private audio as well as Amazon working with law enforcement in facial recognition services and the rule of unintended consequences. Our WikiTrolling segment focuses on Adrian Chase and the Vigilante