Ten Minute Tech Talk

Ten Minute Tech Talk

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All of the week’s technology news in just ten minutes.


130: Zoom is Very Bad
Apr 2 • 10 min
As social distancing continues due to COVID-19, we review video conferencing apps: Zoom, Houseparty, Messenger and Skype.
129: Telecommuting Tips
Mar 26 • 10 min
News is slow so we’re sharing some of our favorite tips for telecommuting.
128: With Trackpad!
Mar 19 • 10 min
The New iPad Pro has trackpad support and the tech industry is in self-quarantine due to the Coronavirus.
127: Coronavirus Conference Concerns
Mar 12 • 10 min
Tech conferences are getting cancelled left and right, major iOS 14 features were leaked and podcasting is getting shaken up.
126: Walmart’s Secret Stuff
Feb 27 • 10 min
Walmart is taking on Amazon, Facebook cancelled a conference and YouTube had a complicated week in court.
125: Lots of Problems
Feb 20 • 10 min
Google is under scrutiny, Trump may go after Huawei and Ring is taking major security steps.
124: Petty Power Plays
Feb 13 • 10 min
Trump’s beef with Amazon reaches the courts, T-Mobile and Sprint Merge and the FTC starts digging through past mergers.
123: An Upbeat Week
Feb 6 • 10 min
New advertising standards from Google and new Maps from Apple, plus FCC news!
122: Privacy for a New Decade
Jan 30 • 10 min
Vine is back! Also, Facebook is finally taking some steps forward on data privacy.
121: And Who Owns WhatsApp?
Jan 23 • 10 min
Details about the Bezos iPhone Hack, new Apple TV+ shows and a bunch of lawsuits.
120: Peacock Has Landed
Jan 16 • 10 min
NBC Universal announces Peacock, the EU mandates USB-C and Facebook makes some log-in changes.
119: CES 2020 Highlights
Jan 9 • 10 min
Some of our favorite tech from the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show.
118: Bezel-Less Beauty
Jan 2 • 10 min
Samsung and LG are announcing new TVs at CES and Spotify is banning political ads.
117: Travel Tech
Dec 19, 2019 • 10 min
Tips, tricks and accessories to travel with all of your technology.
116: $52,000 Cheese Grater
Dec 12, 2019 • 10 min
Apple releases the Mac Pro, Twitter tries Open Source and we play with Yap.
115: TikTok’s in Trouble
Dec 5, 2019 • 10 min
TikTok faces two major lawsuits, Google’s founders step down and the House legislates against robo-calls.
114: Yikes Android!
Nov 21, 2019 • 10 min
A major security vulnerability on Android phones and a new feature on Twitter were announced this week.
113: The RAZR Returns
Nov 14, 2019 • 10 min
Moto brings back the RAZR, Apple fixes the MacBook Pro keyboard and Instagram removes likes.
112: Homescreen Sharing
Nov 7, 2019 • 10 min
This week we aired our dirty laundry and shared our homescreens with each other.
111: Streaming Service Capacity
Oct 31, 2019 • 10 min
Twitter bans political ads, Apple launches AirPods Pro and we round up the new streaming services.
110: Password Managers & Two-Factor Authentication
Oct 24, 2019 • 10 min
A quick rundown of two essential security technologies you should set up today.
109: Made By Google 2019 Recap
Oct 17, 2019 • 10 min
Zach Fisher returns to the show to recap Google’s newly announced Pixel 4, Pixel Buds and new Nest hardware.
108: Tech Trouble in China
Oct 10, 2019 • 10 min
Apple is in hot water over a Chinese app while the country introduces even more facial recognition.
107: Amazon Vs. Microsoft
Oct 3, 2019 • 9 min
Amazon and Microsoft unveiled a bunch of new projects this week so we narrowed down the best and worst that each company has to offer.
106: Portals & Peacock
Sep 19, 2019 • 10 min
Facebook launches new Portals, NBC announces Peacock and Instagram cracks down on weight loss schemes, plus our first impressions of iOS 13.
105: 2019 iPhone Event Recap
Sep 10, 2019 • 10 min
Apple announced the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, Apple Watch Series 5, 10.2” iPad and more!
104: The Worst Facebook Could Do
Sep 5, 2019 • 9 min
Facebook had a data breach, Jack got hacked and there was a huge cyberattack in China.
103: Beeb!
Aug 29, 2019 • 10 min
Apple has new iPhones on the horizon, Yelp is getting personal the BBC is branching into voice assistance.
102: Tumblr Got Acquired!
Aug 15, 2019 • 10 min
Tumblr has a new owner, Twitter’s getting new features and Spectacles are never going to be a thing.
101: Your New Aura Glow Phone
Aug 8, 2019 • 9 min
The new Samsung Galaxy Note 10, Google Maps Updates and Satellite Phone Service.
100: Favorite Tech Past & Present
Aug 1, 2019 • 10 min
We celebrate 100 episodes with a look back at some of our favorite pieces of technology.
99: Your Data For Sale
Jul 25, 2019 • 10 min
Browser extensions may be selling your data, Facebook is paying a big fine and NBC has a new streaming service.
98: Sending Your Photos to Russia
Jul 18, 2019 • 10 min
We recap the Russian Faceapp controversy, Twitter’s new look on desktop, Apple’s original podcasts and more.
97: Not Innovative Or Anything
Jul 11, 2019 • 10 min
Twitter and Instagram are fighting abuse while Apple spars with Zoom and releases new MacBooks.
96: Goodbye Jony Ive
Jun 27, 2019 • 10 min
Apple’s Chief Design Officer Jony Ive is leaving the company and Twitter has a new plan to quarantine political tweets.
95: Giant Thumb Drive in the Sky
Jun 20, 2019 • 10 min
Facebook’s new cryptocurrency, Google’s new messaging system and Dropbox’s new features.
94: WWDC 2019 Recap
Jun 3, 2019 • 10 min
Our annual recap of Apple’s developer conference including iOS 13, iPadOS, watchOS 6, tvOS 13 and macOS Catalina.
93: Sleeping Pokemon Don’t Lie
May 30, 2019 • 10 min
Pokemon has a new sleep tracker, Amazon has new Shows and Apple has new iPod Touches.
92: Everything is Awful
May 23, 2019 • 10 min
It’s been a bad week. Facebook has been selling our data while Instagram and Snapchat had privacy scandals.
91: Google I/O 2019 Recap
May 9, 2019 • 10 min
Google announced new phones, smart home hardware and software updates at their annual I/O conference.
90: Facebook F8 2019 Recap
May 2, 2019 • 10 min
Facebook battles trust issues while announcing new features and products at their annual conference.
89: Creepy Papa Zuck
Apr 25, 2019 • 10 min
Zuckerberg has a podcast, Dorsey met with Trump and Samsung’s Galaxy Fold is recalled.
88: Game of Thrones of Streaming Services
Apr 11, 2019 • 10 min
Facebook is still trying, Uber is going public and Disny is all in on streaming.
87: Missing the Papa Zuck Days
Apr 4, 2019 • 10 min
Apple had a bad week, Snapchat’s been busy and Facebook is still terrible.
86: Kind Of Less Creepy
Mar 28, 2019 • 10 min
A round-up of Apple’s new subscription services including TV+, News+ and Apple Arcade.
85: Streaming Games & Slow Hard Drives
Mar 21, 2019 • 10 min
Facebook screwed up again, Google got fined and is streaming games, Apple announced a bunch of new products.
84: Spotify, Apple & Anti-Trust
Mar 14, 2019 • 10 min
Spotify is suing Apple in Europe over alleged anti-trust violations.
83: Tim Apple & Mark Facebook
Mar 7, 2019 • 10 min
Mark Zuckerberg published a privacy manifesto and Trump forgot Tim Cook’s name.
82: The First Foldable Phones
Feb 28, 2019 • 10 min
A round-up of the new foldable smartphones and flexible display patents announced this week.
81: Infinity-O’s & Foldable Phones
Feb 21, 2019 • 10 min
A recap of Samsung’s latest hardware announcements including a new foldable smartphone.
80: A Shady Week
Feb 14, 2019 • 10 min
Jack Dorsey is dodging questions, Apple’s news subscription service and Amazon’s purchase of Eero.
79: Surprisingly Smart Blinds
Feb 7, 2019 • 10 min
Apple fixed FaceTime, Samsung’s stock disappointed and Ikea announced Smart Blinds!
78: A Bad Week for Big Tech
Jan 31, 2019 • 10 min
Facebook and Google are fighting with Apple this week while FaceTime is down.
77: Adorable Robots & Ad-Blockers
Jan 24, 2019 • 10 min
Amazon made a new robot, Google is blocking at Ad-Blockers and Michael Dell is upset about taxes.
Bonus: LIVE from Podcon 2
Jan 21, 2019 • 10 min
A look at our smartphone addiction recorded live at PodCon 2.
76: A Bad Week for Privacy
Jan 17, 2019 • 10 min
Tech companies continued to have issues with privacy this week and Tim Cook is upset about it.
75: CES Highlights 2019
Jan 9, 2019 • 10 min
This week we picked out some of our favorite pieces of tech announced at CES.
74: Apple’s Bad Week
Jan 3, 2019 • 10 min
Apple issued an earnings warning and failed to release AirPower on time.
You Know What Else Is Skeevy And Gross?
Dec 20, 2018 • 9 min
Amazon made some Echo updates, Elon Musk is flinging cars around and Facebook is still awful.
72: Throwing Tax Cuts Around
Dec 13, 2018 • 10 min
This week there was a bunch of news about tech companies’ headquarters.
71: Tumblr Cleans Up
Dec 6, 2018 • 10 min
This week Tumblr banned porn and Donald Trump picked a fight with Jeff Bezos.
70: Should you leave Facebook?
Nov 29, 2018 • 10 min
We recap the latest stories around the problematic social media giant.
69: Black Friday Roundup 2018
Nov 21, 2018 • 10 min
Our annual round-up of the best Black Friday deals in tech.
68: Alexa meets Cortana
Nov 8, 2018 • 10 min
Amazon brings their voice assistant to Windows, Samsung folds a phone and Google deals with internal scandals.
67: #DeathToTouchbar
Oct 30, 2018 • 10 min
A recap of Apple’s October 2018 event including iPad Pro, Macbook Air and Mac Mini.
66: Amazon Rekognition
Oct 25, 2018 • 10 min
Amazon faces controversy after selling facial recognition software to law enforcement agencies.
65: When Facebook Stops Being Polite
Oct 17, 2018 • 9 min
New phones from Huawei, Twitter released some new data and Facebook is being creepy.
64: Made by Google 2018 Recap
Oct 11, 2018 • 9 min
Zach Fisher joins us to recap Google’s latest hardware announcements.
63: Disappointed in Microsoft
Oct 4, 2018 • 10 min
This week Microsoft announced new hardware, iPad Pro rumors started circulating and Facebook stod up to bullies.
62: Papa Zuck is one of The Olds
Sep 27, 2018 • 10 min
Instagram’s co-founders leave, Twitter announces new policy, Oculus shows of new headsets.
61: The Voice Assistant Who Shan’t Be Named
Sep 19, 2018 • 10 min
There were a lot of developments in smart home devices and automation this week.
60: Maximum Phone Screen
Sep 12, 2018 • 10 min
This week Apple unveiled three news iPhones and an updated Apple Watch at their annual press event.
59: Boutique Social Networks
Aug 30, 2018 • 10 min
This week we had iPhone Rumors, Facebook Alternatives and lots of political ad controversy.
58: Adorable E-Books
Aug 23, 2018 • 10 min
This week we catch up on new developments in the new E-Book space including a new service from Wal-Mart.
57: A Year Without Bezels
Aug 16, 2018 • 10 min
Fortnite on Android is besieged by fakers and everybody’s abandoning bezels.
56: Samsung Unpacked 2018 Recap
Aug 9, 2018 • 10 min
This week, Samsung announced a bunch of new hardware.
55: An Operations Guy
Aug 2, 2018 • 9 min
New York tries to regulate rideshare, Apple is worth a lot of money and Moviepass is in trouble.
54: Just Zuck
Jul 25, 2018 • 9 min
Apple has MacBook Pro issues, Snapchats sells more ads and Zuck makes some bad statements.
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53: Lime Wire & Butterfly Keys
Jul 12, 2018 • 10 min
Uber invests in Lime, Twitter locks down and Apple announces new Macbook Pros.
52: Summer Smartphone Season
Jul 5, 2018 • 10 min
We begin covering announcements and leaks of 2018’s biggest smartphone designs.
51: Smart Watches for Kids
Jun 28, 2018 • 9 min
This week Instagram announced a new app, Snapdragon showed off kids watches and Kroger got into the self-driving car business.
50: Oprah Oprah Oprah
Jun 21, 2018 • 10 min
Facebook Messenger gets video ads, video game addiction is real, Apple goes to court and signs a deal with Oprah.
49: Bitcoin, Bird & Elon Musk
Jun 14, 2018 • 9 min
Bitcoin crashed, Taylor rode a Bird and Elon Musk has a new project.
48: WWDC 2018 Recap
Jun 4, 2018 • 10 min
Everything you need to know about Apple’s 2018 software updates in ten minutes.
47: WWDC 2018 Wishlist
May 31, 2018 • 10 min
Another year, another WWDC and surprisingly few solid rumors.
46: Stay in Your Lane, YouTube
May 25, 2018 • 9 min
YouTube is making some changes and we are not excited about any of them.
45: Headquarters Beauty Contest
May 17, 2018 • 9 min
The White House eliminates cybersecurity positions and Apple looks at building more builidngs.
44: Too Many Buttons
May 3, 2018 • 10 min
Twitter exposed our passwords, Cambridge Analytics shut down and Facebook announced new features at F8.
43: Rapid Fire Takes
Apr 26, 2018 • 10 min
Snapchat Spectacles are back, Huawei is in trouble, Gmail got a facelift and Facebook made lots of money.
42: All the Money Goes to Disney
Apr 19, 2018 • 10 min
This week Spotify and Hulu bundled together, ESPN started streaming and Amazon gave us some numbers.
41: Is Facebook a Monopoly?
Apr 13, 2018 • 10 min
We take a closer look at the social giant’s role after CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s congressional testimony.
40: Dystopian Craigslist
Apr 5, 2018 • 10 min
Snapchat gained some new features, Spotify had its IPO and Reddit finally redesigned their UI.
39: IPO Day
Mar 29, 2018 • 9 min
We look at the history of social media IPOs including last week’s offering from Dropbox.
38: Distracting us with Bookmarking Features
Mar 8, 2018 • 10 min
We return from hiatus to catch up on the news coming from Twitter.
37: Advertising Sausage
Feb 6, 2018 • 9 min
Shaun Evans, of Dudes Brunch, joins us to discuss policy issues facing technology in 2018.
36: Stories to Watch in 2018
Jan 31, 2018 • 10 min
We run down five stories and trends to keep an eye on in 2018.
35: Don’t Call it Vine
Jan 23, 2018 • 10 min
Amazon opens a grocery store, Apple launches the HomePod and Vine might make a comback.
34: Newark! Why?
Jan 18, 2018 • 10 min
We share our favorites from CES, predictions about Amazon Campus 2 and hot takes on Nintendo Labo.