In this podcast, Jake delivers a tech round-up of two very popular recent technology advances: Amazon's Alexa and Pokemon Go! Jake reviews the Amazon Echo that was purchased on Prime Day and his experience with Alexa, Amazon's digital assistant. He also discusses the Pokemon Go craze and how it gets kids outside to play and can bring parents closer to their children.
Earlier this week I reported on a potentially serious Pokémon Go security issue that Niantic, the game’s developer, was given full access to your Google account when the app was installed on iOS devices.
As suspected, this was an bug in the user registration process.
Pokemon Go is an incredibly popular game that has kids and adults wandering neighborhoods and towns seeking to catch elusive Pokemon in “augmented reality.” It’s a wonderfully addictive game that gets kids off the sofa, away from their video game console and into the real world, even if it is “augmented.