Episode-82

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FiftyOneFifty   
Linux is better:  Windows 10 removed support  for rotating monitors
Has the CIA hacked your router? https://www.wired.com/story/wikileaks-cia-router-hack/

First looks:
Pinebook 14”: Overall disappointed, internal speakers not fit for purpose, poor trackpad, slow scrolling in browser, not compatible with all access points (could be just me).  On the plus side, it is inexpensive and compact; battery life.

Distros can be booted of the SD card or flashed to the emmc from an image on the SD (I’ve found two types of images on the support forum, ones meant to be booted from the SD and others that flash an image on the emmc.  Door posted that he was able to flash the emmc from a script  “sudo ./pine64_install_to_emmc.sh xenial-mate”  Script is in /usr/local/sbin.

Recommendations for better Firefox performance: https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=4535

Mycroft A.I.:  Right on 12 months late, many of the functions promised in the crowd funding campaign are not implemented (to be fair, the makers say set it on a shelf for six months before plugging it in).  About all that works is answering questions from Wikipedia and playing news highlights from NPR.   My fears are Alexa and Google Home already have too big a lead and the resources to stay well ahead of community development.  Generally impressed with the voice recognition.

HonkeyMagoo
List of Linux browsers
https://www.slant.co/topics/4281/~web-browsers-for-linux

Slimjet
http://www.slimjet.com/

Next recording date: July. 21, 2017