Recorded 21st July 2019
This week Simon’s son managed to break his elbow in not one, but three places on a Saturday evening, leaving Simon sleep deprived and mentally drained so Mark heroically opted to save the day and fly solo!.
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On this week’s show:
- Apple is looking to snap up exclusive rights to some of your favourite podcasts – report — Trusted Reviews
- Apple: SiriOS in 2020? — Apple 3.0
- Mark’s deal on mobile internet has now gone but we found this helpful link Broadband Genie
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- Brave Browser – Brave.com
- Simon’s favourite privacy focussed browser is Cliqz
- For other browsers Simon recommends Ghostery
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- Limitless Innovations Jumpsmart 3-in-1 – $120 US – also available from The Grommet
- Juiced Systems Ultrahub for MacBook Pro – $60 US
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