TNW 105: Rebble With a Cause Oct. 24, 2019

from Tech News Weekly (MP3)· ·

Tech News Weekly (Audio) * (02:09) Douglas MacMillan of The Washington Post joins us to explain how and why universities are tracking the activity of prospective students. * (18:22) Remember the Pebble smartwatch? iFixit's Kevin Purdy reveals how Rebble.io is breathing new life into the e-ink device. * (36:38) Jason and Mikah check out Google's new digital wellbeing apps. Can they keep us from using our phones? * (44:22) Mikah gets nostalgic about old iOS games, celebrating the introduction of GameClub, a subscription-based service that gives users access to 70+ classic iOS games. * (50:58) Alfred Ng from CNET explains …



  • (02:09) Douglas MacMillan of The Washington Post joins us to explain how and why universities are tracking the activity of prospective students.
    • (18:22) Remember the Pebble smartwatch? iFixit's Kevin Purdy reveals how Rebble.io is breathing new life into the e-ink device.
    • (36:38) Jason and Mikah check out Google's new digital wellbeing apps. Can they keep us from using our phones?
    • (44:22) Mikah gets nostalgic about old iOS games, celebrating the introduction of GameClub, a subscription-based service that gives users access to 70+ classic iOS games.
    • (50:58) Alfred Ng from CNET explains why American lawmakers have set their sights on TikTok as a potential national security risk.

Hosts: Jason Howell and Mikah Sargent

Guests: Douglas MacMillan, Kevin Purdy, and Alfred Ng

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