New Surveillance Laws, Twitter Cripple Tweetbot & Foxtel’s 4K Channel [Episode 257]

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

Show Notes:
Aussie Broadband wants NBN wireless users switched to fixed line [iTnews]
Broadband tax revived as Labor backs plan [iTnews]
Here’s how the Government wants to access messaging apps to stop crime [ABC News]
A bunch of Tweetbot features no longer work in preparation for the Twitter API change [The Verge]
Twitch is reportedly making a play for YouTube’s top talent [The Next Web]
Sony made a pretty infographic to explain why Android updates can be so slow [The Verge]
Australian teen stole 90 gigabytes of private data from Apple servers [The Verge]
Melbourne teen hacked into Apple’s secure computer network, court told [The Age]
New $1,200 MacBook, refreshed iPad Pro models could be announced during Apple’s September event [AppleInsider]
Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin dies aged 76 [ABC News]
Cricket to lead new Foxtel 4K channel launch in October [Mumbrella]
Ratings disgrace: Dastyari’s TV debut beaten by SBS movie repeat [The Age]
Netflix testing ads [TV Tonight]
Coles blames IT glitch after stores forced to shut their doors [ABC News]

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