TWiT 648: Distracted by the Sex Robots

This Week in Tech (MP3) show

Summary: <p>The best explanation for the Meltdown and Spectre computer flaws comes from a comic strip. Apple eats crow over slowing iPhones. Magic Leap might not be vaporware after all - will this lead to the death of smartphones? CES 2018 predictions. Prediction #1: no Ajit Pai. SWATting death: who is to blame? Border agents phone searches are way up just as new rules limiting searches are drafted. Please stop giving this man money: Juicero founder now hawking bacteria-filled "raw water."</p> <p><strong>Host:</strong> <a href="">Leo Laporte</a></p> <p><strong>Guests:</strong> <a href="">Mike Elgan</a>, <a href="" target="_blank">Mikah Sargent</a>, and <a href="" target="_blank">Amy Webb</a></p> <p>Download or subscribe to this show at <a href=""></a></p> <p>Bandwidth for This Week in Tech is provided by <a href="" target="_blank">CacheFly</a>.</p> <p><strong>Sponsors:</strong></p><ul> <li><a href=""> - promo code: TWIT </a></li> <li><a href=""></a></li> <li><a href="http://ITPro.TV/twit">ITPro.TV/twit - use code: TWIT30</a></li> <li><a href=""> code TWIT</a></li> </ul>