Security 37 – More News

Once again, news hit as we were doing our pre show in that Avast security says that wiping your phone will not actually wipe it. We ask Tom if that is true, and he responds with a well researched Ars Technica article.

After we talk about how someone is suing the TOR network because he doesn’t understand how it works.

Show Notes

Ars Technica | Panicking over Android’s factory reset is (mostly) unwarranted

Avast | Tens of Thousands Sell Themselves Every Day

Lifehacker | How Do I Securely Erase My Phone Before I Sell It?

RT | XKeyscore exposed: How NSA tracks all German Tor users as ‘extremists’

Washington Post | In NSA-intercepted data, those not targeted far outnumber the foreigners who are

Moto X (cellent)? – inThirty 104

On tonight’s episode we tackle three hot topics of the past 10 days. How did Justin like his brand new Nexus 7? Is it his gateway to Android? Chaim has had his ChromeCast for a few days. He weighs in with his thoughts. How did the Moto X fair on launch day?

Show Notes:

http://www.droid-life.com/2013/08/01/moto-x-recapping-todays-events/

http://www.forbes.com/sites/tonybradley/2013/07/30/google-nexus-7-still-has-one-serious-weakness/

 

inThirty 82 – Et tu, iOS?

iosvsandroid

 Justin has a problem.  He is “Android curious”. He is intrigued by all the interesting features Android has to offer, but loves the stability and quality of his iPhone. Sure, he jailbreaks, but still longs for more customization. It doesn’t help that he is entrenched in the Google ecosystem. Can Harry convince him to stay, or will Chaim, the once-and-former iPhone user convince him it’s time to make the leap?

Show Notes

Why I switched from iPhone to Android” | Macworld
An iPhone fan’s month with Windows Phone: Week one” | Macworld
2012, The Year I Basically Stopped Using Apple’s iOS Apps” | AllThingsD
New Google Voice Search, Siri are closely matched (hands-on)” | CNet
An iPad Lover’s Take On The Nexus 7” | TechCrunch
Steve Wozniak Says Apple is Falling Behind, Thanks to Android” | Android Headlines
Project Amy merges Apple’s Messages app with App.net” | Ars Technica