Mark just about has time to do the show before he jets off again, this time to Munich for the Oktoberfest. We are joined by Peter Emery (@_windrider) from Australia to talk about his old Macs, virtual flu pandemics, Keychain Stealer and more.
Recorded 30th September 2017

Listen to the show:

 This and other episodes are available at:

iTunes | Opinion | Overcast | Google Play | Direct Download | RSS | Pinecast

On this week’s show:


  •  iFixit’s iPhone 8 teardown shows that you really don’t want to crack that glass back – The Verge
  • Keychain stealer is real, but not as bad as it might first seem – The Mac Observer
  •  iPhone 8 is so much faster than Android that even Geekbench creator can’t believe it – BGR
  • Apple’s new “kext approval system” gives Simon grief!


  • Pi Plans to Make the iPhone’s Wireless Charging Contactless – The Mac Observer
    Crank the range on this up to a couple of feet or more and we can really start talking
  • postmarketOS: An Ultimate Linux Distro For Your Smartphones Is Coming – Fossbytes
    • and you can read up about postmarketOS directly here


  • Opinion to shutter its free podcast hosting
  • How you could help stop a flu pandemic – BBC News

Nemo’s Hardware Store

  • Nemo is on holiday: so no store this week

Social Media and Slack

You can follow us on: / Pinecast / Twitter / Facebook / Google Plus / Slack – ask us for an invite any way you can get hold of us.

  • Also a big SHOUT OUT to the members of the Slack room without whom we wouldn’t have half the stories we actually do – we thank you all for your contributions and engagement.
  • You can always help us out with a few pennies by using our Amazon Affiliate Link so we get a tiny kickback on anything you buy after using it.
  • If you really like the show that much and would like to make a regular donation then please consider joining our Patreon
  • And a HUGE thank you to the patrons who already do.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.