So it happened – Apple had a California Streaming event and released some shiny new toys… what do we have to say on the matter? Listen and find out of course…

GIVEAWAYS & OFFERS

  • Glenn Fleishman’s book Take Control of Securing Your Mac can be found at takecontrolbooks.com along with many other titles by him, Joe Kissell, Jeff Carlson and others.
  • Steve at Geeks Corner has a podcast which is usually a 5-15 min show of his thoughts on tech. Also keep an eye on his site or follow him on Twitter @GeekCorner_uk to watch for regular giveaways.

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Recorded 19th September 2021


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NICK RILEY

  • @spligosh on Twitter very occasionally.
  • Sometimes appears on Bart Busschots’ Let’s Talk Apple
  • Sutton Park Circuit church worship on YouTube
  • Nick’s church stream videos – You Tube

JAMES ORMISTON

APPLE

  • Apple discontinues 256GB iPhone SE following iPhone 13 introduction – 9to5Mac
  • This is how Apple is removing the plastic wrap from iPhone 13 box – 9to5Mac
  • Apple Facing M1 MacBook Cracked Screen Class-Action Lawsuit – PCMag
  • Apple Faces Revenue Challenge as Judge Orders App Store Changes – Time
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook on What Technology Excites Him Most – Time
  • Apple Suddenly Confirms Stunning iPhone 13 Price Surprise – Forbes
  • FlickType Developer Sues Apple Over Swipe Keyboard for Apple Watch – iPhone in Canada

TECHNOLOGY

  • Clive Sinclair, an inventor who helped popularize personal computers dies – CNN
    • Home computer legend Sir Clive Sinclair dies at 81 – Engadget
  • Experience the 100% electric Carver – Your new urban vehicle

SECURITY & PRIVACY

  • Mailchimp And Express VPN Sold, The Latter To Former Malware Company – Channel News

NEMO’S HARDWARE STORE (57:46)

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