Simon and Nick got together for a chat on what was a very, very, light news week and talked about a variety of stuff including the fact that Simon is on the move again (which of course accounts for the lateness of this show and the absence of any newer ones (as he is currently buried in boxes, and trying to arrange furniture etc., again!) We promise to try and get back on schedule as soon as possible. Sorry about that.
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Recorded 5th February 2023
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On this week’s show
- @spligosh on Twitter very occasionally
- Spligosh in the Slack
- Sutton Park Circuit church worship on YouTube
- Nick’s church stream videos on You Tube
- New iMac Not Expected to Launch Until Late 2023 at Earliest – MacRumors
- Siri Remote connectivity issues continue to plague Apple TV 4K – 9to5Mac
- AirTag reveals airline donated couple’s lost luggage to charity without explanation – 9to5Mac
- Apple may have overestimated its ability to create a Mac Pro with an Apple Silicon chip – 9to5Mac
- Here’s how many devices the average Apple customer owns and which ones are most popular – 9to5Mac
- This study shows how long you can expect your hard drive to last – Kommando
SECURITY & PRIVACY
- 40% of online shops tricking users with “dark patterns” – Malwarebytes
NEMO’S HARDWARE STORE (28:32)
- iRig Stream Mic Pro – Compact multi-pattern microphone and stereo/4-channel audio interface – IK Multimedia £179UKP Amazon / Not apparently on Amazon.com
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- All Things Secured – Online security made simple by Josh Summers.
- Pixel Privacy – a fabulous resource full of excellent articles and advice on how to protect yourself online.
- Doug.ee Blog for Andy J’s security tips.
- Ghostery – protect yourself from trackers, scripts and ads while browsing.
- Simple Login – Email anonymisation and disposable emails for login/registering with
- 33mail.com – Never give out your real email address online again.
- AnonAddy – Disposable email addresses
- Sudo – get up to 9 “avatars” with email addresses, phone numbers and more to mask your online identity. Free for the first year and priced from $0.99 US / £2.50 UK per month thereafter… You get to keep 2 free avatars though.
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- Comparitech DNS Leak Test – simple to use and understand VPN leak test.
- Fake Name Generator – so much more than names! Create whole identities (for free) with all the information you could ever need.
- Wire and on the App Stores – free for personal use, open source and end to end encryted messenger and VoIP.
- Pinecast – a fabulous podcast hosting service with costs that start from nothing.
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