This week we follow up on the iPhone battery debacle and Apple's battery replacement program. We also follow up on sales of Amazon Echo and Google Home while waiting for Apple's HomePod. We discuss the 25th anniversary of pCalc. Meltdown and Spectre are the main topic as we chat about Intel's kernel memory leaks. Blackberry signs a deal with Baidu to build self-driving cars. The big story for us is Apple's acquisition of Buddy Build. Picks: 5 Advanced Mac Tricks You've Never Used, Oh Sh!t Git, 7th Guest for iOS, 360iDev 2017 Session Playlist
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Guilherme Rambo on Twitter: "If you want to see the battery health of your iPhone, you can check the Console when it's connected to power https://t.co/adpNMok7iz"
A Message to Our Customers - Apple
iPhone Service Pricing - Apple Support
James Thomson on Twitter: "On PCalc’s 25th anniversary (90% off ultra sale is on right now!) here are some screenshots from 25 years ago! https://t.co/ue36G9a1dv"
PCalc through th