Episode 048 “Battlefront Microtransactions and the Black Screen of Death(star)”

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The kitchen is stocked this week with irritating news from EA Star Wars Battlefront 2, XBox One X crashing on release and the iPhone X hates the cold. Also, YouTube gets tough, is your flash drive secure and Amazon secures a Lord of the Rings deal of the day! This week the digitalSoup is beefy like The Rock and goes best with a nice hot #AppleCiderDongle!

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Weekly Riddle:

I go in hard. I come out soft. You blow me hard. What am I?

**Be sure to send in your riddle answers to jason@digitalsouppodcast.com and don’t be shy, send in that audio so we can hear more of our amazing Souper Friends!

 

Don’t forget to try to Stump the Soup

 

Is your flash drive encrypted?

We frequently talk about data security.  This should include any and all removable media.  What are some methods of keeping your flash drive away from prying eyes?

 

Amazon also may be dipping their toes into the world of cryptocurrency.  

Is Amazon taking over everything?

 

Some Xbox One X users experiencing the “Black Screen of Death”

Many new owners are reporting that their Xbox One X is affected by frequent black screen issues. This problem affects all games, it is not specific to a certain title.

 

iPhone X doesn’t like the cold

It seems that fancy new screen isn’t a fan of cool temps.

 

Email scammers have a new enemy

If you feel so inclined, have some fun at the expense of email scammers. But do so at your own risk.

 

Youtube Cracking Down on Inappropriate Content Aimed at Kids

Youtube is making an effort to protect your child’s innocence.

 

Suicide Squad 2 May Introduce Dwayne Johnson as Black Adam

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson may finally get his introduction into the DC universe, with Black Adam rumored to be part of Suicide Squad 2

 

Bright

Will Smith plays Fantasy Cop

 

American Idol is rising again!

ABC said on Tuesday morning on “Good Morning America’’ that it would revive the former Fox hit sometime during the 2017-18 television season.

 

Lord of the Rings…The TV Series?

Apparently Amazon and Warner Bros have agreed to a multi season deal for an original Lord of the Rings series. Said to focus on events taking place before The Fellowship of the Ring, the question is….what will it be about? The Hobbit storyline or the years of relative peace in Middle Earth

The Weekly Garnish (don’t forget the garnish music!!!!!)

Batman:Gotham By Gaslight

What if Batman was set in Victorian Era Gotham and Batman was squaring off against Jack the Ripper? A new animated series based off the popular Elseworlds run from back in 1989 is set to be released in 2018.

 

 

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What the guys are doing outside the podcast:

 

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