TNSS 160: Ancient Organic Matter Found on Mars


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On The New Screen Savers recorded on June 9, 2018, with Leo Laporte and Jason Snell:

  • Leo and Jason discuss how macOS Mojave is bringing iOS apps to the Mac and other big Apple announcements from WWDC 2018.
  • Forget the BlackBerry Key2, Planet Computers is bringing the PDA back into the 21st century with the Android-based Gemini. Leo has his review.
  • NASA's Curiosity rover has found 3 billion-year-old organic matter on Mars. NASA Goddard Astrobiologist Jennifer Eigenbrode joins us to talk about their findings.
  • Jason Howell reviews the first camera to shoot in Google's VR180 format, the Lenovo Mirage Camera. This 4K camera shoots photos and video in 180-degree stereoscopic VR.
  • Did you know that your Amazon Echo saves all your voice data? Megan Morrone shows you how to listen to these recordings and how to delete them.
  • And Leo and Jason answer a few Mac-centric viewer questions in our Call for Help and Mail Bag.

Hosts: Leo Laporte and Jason Snell

Guests: Jennifer Eigenbrode, Jason Howell, and Megan Morrone

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