Amazon dominates the news this week, fitting since they seem to be dominating everything lately, at least here in the US (and ‘the Cloud’). We also have some other technology tips, picks, and as always fun conversation to help you tech better.
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Show Notes and Links:
- Nate’s “One Backup is None Backup” Story (00:40)
- Apple iOS 12 and mac OS Mojave public betas are out (07:10)
- Apple Maps is eventually getting rebuilt for everyone (08:30)
- T-Mobile introduces new FamilyMode app and base station for monitoring kid’s internet use (09:55)
- Not News: An invisible rating system at your favorite chain restaurant is costing your server (12:55)
- Dave’s Pro Tip(s) o’ the Week: Apple Watch Music (16:25)
- Amazon creates new show mode for Fire HD 8 tablet (19:55)
- Welcome to Blaine, the town Amazon Prime built – Douglas Hammers (23:10)
- Not News: I delivered packages for Amazon and it was a nightmare (27:00)
- Thousands of apps leak sensitive data via misconfigured Firebase backends (30:45)
- Amazon has a huge lobby presence in DC (33:25)
- Facebook has a new Keyword Snooze feature (35:45)
- Picks of the Week:
- Dave – EXIF viewer (37:55)
- Nate – Gmelius, Boomerang (42:05)
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Hey, i like your podcast. however, in this episode, i think you made a mistake saying firebase is amazon’s…it’s not–Firebase is Google’s acquired company…
Tim, you are right, I guess the Fire part made us think Amazon!