May 2017


MobileViews Podcast 206: Google I/O 2017, ransomware & more

In this podcast, Jon Westfall and I discuss:

  1. Google I/O. Ref: The Verge
  2. Google Home can make calls… and so can Alexa now!
  3. Gogo Wireless Entertainment fail on Alaska Airlines
  4. Chromebook OS Android app issues
  5. Jon Recommends Deviant Ollum’s “From Pit to Penthouse” (YouTube): Elevator hacking.
  6. Recent Ransomware attacks: We all know how to keep ourselves safe (keep patches up to date), but what if your employer doesn’t keep your work files adequately protected (e.g., NHS issues in England). What are options that employees can try?

Available via Google Music Podcasts and Apple iTunes.

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MobileViews Podcast 205: Windows 10 S/Surface Laptop discussion w/Jack Cook, Sven Johannsen, & Don Sorcinelli

Jon Westfall and I are joined by guest panelists Jack Cook, Sven Johannsen, and Don Sorcinelli for this podcast. We discuss:

  1. Mini-rant: Local Apple Store Lightning-to-3.5mm-headphone jack out-of-stock.
  2. Google Voice Kit for Raspberry Pi
  3. NPR: For the first time in history, federal researchers report that a majority of U.S. homes rely on cellphones alone for a telephone connection, without a landline
  4. Windows 10 S: “Streamlined for security and superior performance”
  5. Microsoft Surface Laptop
  6. The next Windows Phone?

Available via Google Music Podcasts and Apple iTunes.

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