TekThing 112 – Dell XPS 13 9365 2-in-1 Review! WhatsApp & VPN On Your Cell Phone, 3D Printer Deaths?!? Is MHL Dead?

Dell XPS 13 9365 2-in-1 Review! WhatsApp & VPN On Your Cell Phone, 3D Printer Deaths Are Bogus, Is MHL Dead?
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01:03 Dell XPS 13 Model 9365
How does Dell’s new 2-in-1 compare to the classic XPS 13? Hands on review in the video… including the Active Pen and benchmarks of the Core i7 Intel Core i7-7Y75 CPU!
http://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/accessories/apd/750-aami?ref=192_recs_ttl
http://www.dell.com/en-us/shop/productdetails/xps-13-9365-2-in-1-laptop

11:31 WhatsApp & Cellphone VPN
Rafa, aka @rgarciao tweets, “Would it help to have a VPN for a cell phone?” and sends a link to an article about Whatsapp giving data to the feds titled “Forget About Backdoors, This Is The Data WhatsApp Actually Hands To Cops.” We talk smartphone VPNs, WhatsApp security, and the EFF’s Surveillance Self-Defense website in the video!
https://twitter.com/rgarciao/status/829405020835581952
http://www.forbes.com/sites/thomasbrewster/2017/01/22/whatsapp-facebook-backdoor-government-data-request/#1c5db27ece77
https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/en/general/28030015
https://ssd.eff.org/en

19:34 3D Printing Concerns
@whistl034 writes, “Curious about 3D printers, saw your show, but haven’t heard anyone talking about the safety of pro-sumer 3D printers and their operation, especially inside your living space. I am starting to think about a workshed in the back yard with AC power, if I really want a 3D printer.” Reporters mistaking a 3D Laser Cutter for a fused deposition modeling printer is a problem, but early studies are concerned FMD printers might have some long term health effects.
http://droolindog.net/2017/01/30/3d-printer-fumes-suspected-in-deaths-of-california-couple-cats/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fused_deposition_modeling
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acs.est.5b04983

26:03 Razer Blade Heat Issues?
Kevin from NC is “considering buying a Blade to replace my current gaming rig, but was put off by some reviews that said the bottom of the laptop as well as the keyboard near the WASD keys got uncomfortably (and possibly dangerously) hot under load.” Shannon talks about her experiences with the Blade in the video!

27:52 Tablets w/ MHL?
Jay A. aka MIC4311 tweets, ” is MHL dead? i can’t seem to find any current tablets with MHL. is there a newer HDMI out tech? thanks!” We explain MHL and why it’s not as important these days in the video!
https://twitter.com/MIC4311/status/829780672403357698
http://www.mhltech.org/consumer.aspx

31:39 Do Something Analog!
Once in awhile… put down the phone, step away from the screen, close the laptop… and do something analog, like go to DisneyLand!!!
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