In our latest episode we actually have some up-to-date news and cover the recent Meltdown & Spectre CPU flaws as well as talking about the iPhone battery performance throttling issues, and the cool stuff from CES.
You’ll also get to hear a bit about our new ‘studio’ setup, here Benjamin rant about iPhone cables. Our ethics theme this month focuses on the honesty of tech companies.
As a bonus, this is the first episode of Crossed Wires to have embedded chapter markers. Please do let us know if you find them helpful, they do add some time to production but we’re happy to do this if people use them.
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- HomePod arrives February 9, available to order this Friday - Apple
- KFC’s latest gadget is a chicken wings box that doubles as a drone - The Verge
- UMC404HD | Interfaces | Computer Audio | Behringer | Categories | MUSIC Tribe — The shiny new audio interface we’re using to record with.
- Apple is Slowing Down Your Old iPhone, but There's a Good Reason [UPDATE] - The Mac Observer
- A Message to Our Customers - Apple — Apple’s official statement about the battery performance issues.
- Apple will give users the option to control their own battery’s destiny | Ars Technica
- Samsung, HTC, LG comment on #iPhoneSlow despite awkward histories of cheating on benchmarks | iMore — Apple aren’t the only ones to be caught throttling smartphone performance.
- 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre' FAQ: What Mac and iOS users need to know about the Intel, AMD, and ARM flaw | iMore — Rene Ritche goes into great detail about the Meltdown and Spectre flaws.
- Apple and Samsung WISH they could make this phone - On-screen Fingerprint Reader - YouTube — The Synaptics phone with an under glass fingerprint reader
- Sony's new $30,000 4K Projector! - YouTube — Linus reviewing a projector in the dark!
- Razer's New Top Secret Project - YouTube — Linus looks at Razer’s new project. Apologies, we got the name wrong on this one, Project Valerie was last year!
- Intel CPU with AMD Graphics HANDS ON! - Hades Canyon NUC - YouTube — Linus talks about the Intel and AMD combined CPU and GPU.
- CES - Fibaro's 'The Button' Controls HomeKit Scenes with One Touch - The Mac Observer
- All the new HomeKit gear unveiled at CES 2018 — Great summary of some of the cool HomeKit stuff shown off at CES 2018
- Huawei's US smartphone deal collapses - BBC News
- Huawei Keynote - CES 2018