There's been a spate of Floridian cities hit by ransomware recently. What's worse, they seem to be paying the hackers to get their info back! We also deep-dive into the newest breed of zipbomb and explain what they are, exactly.
The greatest video game-obsessed minds that Unravelling Technology could muster discuss this year's E3. We discuss conferences, announcements and thoughts on the future of video games.
Adobe has taken a fair bit of flack from their recent Photoshop price increases, and their warning of legal action should customers continue to use old versions of the software. We discuss why Adobe have made these changes, and what this means for the future of Photoshop.
Why are Amazon buying up derelict shopping malls? Are they using them for distribution purposes or could we be seeing Amazon shopping malls in the near future? We speculate, as well as discussing motherboard manufacturing controversies and the man who “accidentally” ate an Apple Airpod…
Scientists are experimenting with the hacking of our very DNA to be able to fight disease, develop medicines and even store data within our biological material. We explore the technical, moral and ethical debates to be had around the subject, as well as coming up with a pun for the episode title, which is tenuous at best...
The World Health Organisation have recently advised that children under the age of 5 should have limited or no "screen time". We discuss just how practical that is, as well as looking at Microsoft's recent change of policy on asking users to change their passwords regularly.
After the devastating fire which burned down large parts of the historic Notre-Dame Cathedral, we look at how it could be rebuild using digital mapping technology. We also discuss Disney's new streaming service and whether it's worth the subscription cost...
Resident Mac-spert Josh Crouch joins us to discuss Apple's recent keynote where they announced credit cards, streaming services and more subscriptions than you can shake an Apple Pencil at.
We couldn't let the news of Google's new game streaming platform Google Stadia pass us by, so here are our initial thoughts, hopes and worries for the intriguing new gaming subscription service set to shake up the industry...
Will ScreenX get you back into the cinema, and will the Model Y prompt you to get a Tesla? We give our opinions on this week's Unravelling Technology podcast.
Joe, David and Adam explain why you shouldn’t be worried about “Momo”, and why we should all probably stop talking about her/it. They also take a look at Nike’s malfunctioning app-controlled basketball shoes…
We look at the AI program that is generating completely new human faces, as well as talking about Samsung's new foldable phone and the car AI that helps you avoid red lights.
On this week’s episode, we discuss The Verge’s now infamous video on How To Build A PC that got the internet all riled up, as well as looking at how YouTube’s copyright system has become a tool for censorship and extortion.
Apple revoke Facebook’s enterprise certificate, leaving them unable to work on internal apps, and more than a little peeved. We explain what this means, as well as looking at the technophobic Superbowl halftime adverts.
The Daily Mail had a bone to pick with Microsoft after their Edge browser was warning users not to trust the news site. As well as looking at fake news, we also discuss the potentially insidious nature of the 10 Year Challenge, and what adverts could do to Netflix's subscriber count.
We talk about that film that everyone has watched, what it means for Netflix and the Japanese café employing disabled people to operate robot waiters.
It's our annual festive edition, complete with techy Christmas wishlist and the famous Unravelling Technology End of Year Quiz.
A clock that's TOO accurate, Apple losing its status as most valuable company in the world and thousands of printers being hacked. We've got the scoop on this week's Unravelling Technology!