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#1400: CES gadgets & gizmos, WPA 3, iOS devices disabled from incorrect passcodes

This week’s issue of TidBITS focuses on the CES show in Las Vegas. Our roving correspondent Jeff Porten was once again on the floor to bring you his annual assortment of unusual gadgets, gizmos, and services. Outside of CES, Glenn Fleishman shares the details of WPA3, a new security standard for Wi-Fi that promises to make Wi-Fi connections both more secure and easier. Finally, Josh Centers explains what to do when your iOS device gets disabled from too many incorrect passcode entries. Notable software releases this week include Quicken 4.6.8, EagleFiler 1.8.2, and LaunchBar 6.9.4.

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CES 2018: CES Unveiled Gives a Duck

Jeff Porten starts off CES 2018 with the mini-show CES hosts for the media. Read on for the latest in wireless earbuds, mesh Wi-Fi systems, smart corkscrews, electronic scent mixers, and even a robotic duck designed to help kids with cancer.

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CES 2018: PEPCOM Digital Experience

Jeff Porten continues the trek through the CES pre-shows and finds more gadgetry (a 1 TB USB stick, an inexpensive USB-C hub) and technological innovations (a smartwatch that charges from body heat, a dual-screen smartphone).