It’s time for the return of the Weekly Tech Rant, Trump isn’t finished with China, RIP Flash, Lawsuits a plenty, Apple AR and Tile for a tag, plus the Midnight Sky!
Welcome back to Episode 21 and the first The Weekly Tech Rant of 2021, as Karl and look at the first tech news of the year (and it’s a lot), we talk about the latest films and gadgets and games to pique our interest!
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This week we covered:
Welcome back to the first episode of 2021!
- With only days left in Office, Trump targets 8 Chinese payment apps – Trade war not over yet!
- Adobe Flash is dead (finally)
- …. but Windows 7 is still alive, all 100 million of them
- Report speculates that Google hasn’t updated its iOS apps in weeks to avoid providing privacy details – Remember Google don’t be evil!
- Talking of don’t be evil….Facebook appeals ruling that it stole tech. So, Italian judge issues new judgment: Pay 10 times the original fine
- Tiktok hit with a class action style lawsuit in the UK – not Trump-related this time!
- Now is the right time for Apple to bring iMessage and Facetime to Android – would ‘droid users want an app from Cupertino?
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