In this Briefing, Chuck talks about discovering that an Apple dongle can be upgraded to provide additional backward compatibility, and considers that fact in relation to an earlier MacVoices discussion about the obsolescence of our smart home devices. This edition of MacVoices is supported by Linode, high performance cloud hosting and virtual servers for everyone. To take $20 off your first order, visit Linode.com/macvoices. Show Notes: Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he's doing on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Subscribe to the show: iTunes: - Audio in iTunes - Video in iTunes - HD Video in iTunes Subscribe manually via iTunes or any podcatcher: - Audio: - Video: Donate to MacVoices via Paypal or become a MacVoices Patron.