Recorded 1st September 2019
And we are back! Did you miss us? Well despite August traditionally being a news dead zone and all round â€œsilly seasonâ€ – a moderate amount happened while we were taking a break. Simon is joined by Nick (@Spligosh) Riley to take a look at the stories that caught our attention over the last month including the By innovation only event, Siri debacle, iOS 13.1 beta, security scares and more.
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On this weekâ€™s show:
- Apple Invites Media to September 10 Event at Apple Park: â€˜By Innovation Onlyâ€™ â€“ MacRumours
- Apple apologizes for Siri recording controversy, says program is returning in fall with major changes â€” iMore
- Apple Is Finally Budging on Letting Independent Shops Fix iPhones â€” Slate
- Cracked Apple Watch Series 2, Series 3 may get free screen replacements â€” Digital Trends
- For anyone who doesnâ€™t know, iOS apps and web pages loaded in Safari have a way of expressing their full set of password constraints, so that generated passwords are compatible â€“ Apple
- New MacBook Pro Leak Reveals Appleâ€™s Solution To Your Troublesome Butterfly Keyboard â€” Forbes
- Googleâ€™s Project Zero team uncovers â€˜sustainedâ€™ hack on Apple iOS devices â€“ The Inquirer
- Researchers detail the most dangerous piece of iOS malware weâ€™ve ever seen â€“ BGR
- iOS 13.1 Beta arrives before iOS 13.0 goes liveâ€¦
- iOS 13â€™s beta split is down to Trumpâ€™s threatened tariffs, not missed features â€“ Medium
- Apple vastly expands security bounty program: higher payouts, â€˜devâ€™ devices, Mac support â€“ 9to5 Mac
- Affinity 1.7.2 updates available now – Affinity Spotlight
- Ashley Hewson will be on the show recording 15th Sept to talk to us about all that and moreâ€¦ Donâ€™t miss it!
- Cerebras reveals worldâ€™s â€˜largest computer chipâ€™ for AI tasks â€“ BBC
SECURITY & PRIVACY
- New Attack exploiting serious Bluetooth weakness can intercept sensitive data â€” Ars Technica
JUST A SNIPPET
For things that are not worth more than a flypast
- Flyboard inventor Franky Zapata crossed channel on second go â€“ ABC News
- Donâ€™t fall for this â€˜Steve Jobs is aliveâ€™ Reddit conspiracy photo â€“ iMore
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