PayID Goes Live, HomePod’s White Ring Problem & CBS’ Network Ten Plans [Episode 231]

Phil Edwards, Andy Blume and Daniel Olivares are back in the studio with this week’s look at all things Geek.

Show Notes:
Australia’s new payments platform goes live [iTnews]
Privacy Warning: Don’t use your mobile phone number for PayID [EFTM]
Missed installation appointments to mean penalties for NBN Co [ABC News]
Australian company giving away bitcoin for juice [CNET]
Facebook’s ‘Protect’ feature on iOS essentially installs spyware on iPhone and iPad [9to5Mac]
Salon asks ad-blocking users to opt into cryptocurrency mining instead [The Verge]
Apple responds to HomePod ‘ring’ issue, says not unusual for ‘vibration-dampening silicone’ to leave marks [9to5Mac]
Apple to Fix Telugu Character Bug Causing Devices to Crash in Minor iOS Update [MacRumors]
Apple renews ‘Carpool Karaoke’ for second season [Engadget]
Simpsons lawsuit by Goodfellas actor Frank Sivero dismissed [The Independent]
‘Black Panther’ Smashes Records With $218 Million at Holiday Weekend Box Office [Variety]
CBS: “Stay tuned” on TEN plans [TV Tonight]
ABC now costs each Australian four cents a day – half of what it did 30 years ago [The Guardian]

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