Tech Briefs with Digital Trends

Tech Briefs with Digital Trends

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54 - Xbox/Bethesda, Tesla Batteries, Amazon Hardware
Sep 25 • 11 min
09/25/20 - Microsoft buys Bethesda for Xbox, Tesla Battery Day showcases the future of EV, Amazon Hardware signals a move into a new market. Guest Co-Host - Jeremy Kaplan
53 - Apple Event, PlayStation 5, TikTok ban
Sep 18 • 10 min
09/18/20 - Apple releases new hardware and services, PlayStation 5 makes its statement in console wars, TikTok faces a ban
52 - Xbox Releases, Facial Recognition, Section 230
Sep 11 • 8 min
09/11/20 - Xbox releases details about Series X and Series S, Portland bans Facial Recognition software, Section 230 is getting revisited. Special Guest Co-host: Maya Shwayder
51 - Epic/Apple, TikTok Sale, Microsoft Surface duo
Aug 28 • 10 min
08/28/20 - Epic and Apple battle heats up, Potential suitors for TikTok are putting in their bids, Microsoft finally debuts the Surface Duo…kind of. Special Guest Co-host: Lisa Marie Segarra
50 - Uber/Lyft, Epic vs Apple, SpaceX
Aug 21 • 8 min
08/21/20 - Uber and Lyft barely avoid shutting down in California, Apple ups the ante against Epic Games, SpaceX reaches a monument. Special Guest Co-host: Maya Shwayder
49 - Apple iMac, Fortnite App Fight, Uber Lyft
Aug 14 • 11 min
08/14/20 - Apple’s new iMac still uses Intel chips, Epic Games battles Apple and Google over Fortnite, Uber and Lyft may leave California
48 - Samsung Unpacked, TikTok, SpaceX
Aug 7 • 7 min
08/07/20 - Samsung Galaxy Unpacked featured 5 new products, TikTok is in hot water and fighting off the government and competitors, SpaceX bring Bob and Doug home and prepares for the next mission.
47 - Antitrust Hearings, TikTok, Mars Launch
Jul 31 • 8 min
07/31/20 - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sunday Pichai Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, and Apple CEO Tim Cook all appear before the Antitrust Committee and have record profits, TikTok faces competitors and regulations, NASA sends the Perseverance Rover…
46 - Twitter, Galaxy Z Flip 5G, Mars Space Race
Jul 24 • 7 min
07/24/20 - Twitter reveals more information about hack, goes after QAnon, Samsung debuts Galazy Z Flip 5G, China launches mission to Mars.
45 - Samsung Galaxy 5G, Twitter Hack, Peacock Launch
Jul 17 • 10 min
07/17/20 - The Evolution of 5G, Samsung Galaxy 5G, The Great Twitter Hack of 2020, Peacock launches.
44 - Samsung Galaxy 5G, Uber/Postmates, Disney Plus
Jul 10 • 9 min
07/10/20 - Samsung Galaxy 5G will enable virtually lag-free gaming, Uber buys Postmates to compete in food delivery market, Disney Plus moves Hamilton release up and gets a lot of downloads.
43 - Facial Recognition Tech, Sony PS5, Twitter Changes
Jun 12 • 15 min
06/12/20 - IBM, Microsoft, Amazon ban or stop use of facial recognition technology, Sony reveals the PlayStation 5 console, Twitter makes changes to stop misinformation.
42 - SpaceX Launch, HBO Max, PlayStation 5
May 29 • 13 min
05/29/20 - SpaceX delays their launch, but hit on all the right emotional moments, HBO Max debut is clunky but with a lot of content, PlayStation 5 event announced
41 - Microsoft Build, Minecraft, Spotify
May 21 • 12 min
05/21/20 - Microsoft Build may set the template for future online events, Minecraft sets a record with its anniversary, Spotify goes big into podcasts with Joe Rogan.
40 - Tech WFH, Dell XPS 17”, Microsoft Build preview
May 15 • 13 min
05/15/20 - Tech companies set their protocols, Twitter, Apple, Google, and Facebook, Dell releases a new XPS 17”, Microsoft Build goes online.
39 - Xbox Livestream, Animal Crossing, Fortnite
May 8 • 11 min
05/08/20 - Microsoft shows off Xbox Series X games, Nintendo Switch breaks records with Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Fortnite reaches 350 million users and launches concerts.
38 - Apple/Google Contact Tracing, Facebook Photo Transfer
May 1 • 10 min
05/01/20 - The Google/Apple Contact Tracing API goes to beta, could have implications for everyone, Facebook allows photos to be uploaded to Google as Data Ownership is explored
37 - HBO Max, Netflix, Vudu, YouTube
Apr 24 • 11 min
04/24/20 - HBO Max enters the streaming wars, Netflix subscribers jump up, Fandango purchases Vudu from Walmart, YouTube reaches 15 years.
36 - iPhone SE, Google/Apple partnership, Peacock, SpaceX
Apr 17 • 14 min
04/17/20 - Apple releases the iPhone SE, Google/Apple partner for contact tracing, Peacock streaming, SpaceX
35 - Sony PS5, Quibi, Disney+, Google Stadia Pro
Apr 10 • 11 min
04/10/20 - Sony releases image of the PS5 controller, Quibi launches, Disney+ gets 50 million subscribers, Google Stadia Pro for free
34 - Zoom Privacy, Amazon Gaming, NBA2K Player Tournament
Apr 3 • 12 min
04/03/20 - Zoom tackles security and privacy concerns, Amazon is preparing to get into gaming, The NBA and other leagues go toward esports
33 - Fighting Misinformation, Amazon Warehouse, Entertainment Changes
Mar 20 • 9 min
03/20/20 - Social Media is fighting Coronavirus misinformation, Amazon Warehouse employee and supply chain, Entertainment goes online
32 - Coronavirus sends people home, E3 fallout, Amazon Go, Google Pixel 4a
Mar 20 • 14 min
03/13/20 - Coronavirus sends workers home, cancels more conventions, E3 fallout, Microsoft Xbox livestream, Amazon Go sells tech, Google Pixel 4a rumors
31 - Coronavirus Shutdowns, Apple Payout, SpaceX, Flipboard TV
Mar 6 • 12 min
03/06/20 - Coronavirus shutdowns, Apple pays out $500 million, SpaceX partners with Axiom, Flipboard TV goes live
30 - Coronavirus Closures, Huawei, Clearview AI
Feb 28 • 11 min
02/28/20 - Coronavirus fears shut down F8, Geneva Auto Show, threaten MWC, SXSW, Huawei showcases new devices, 5G phones, Clearview AI hack
29 - Jeff Bezos, CBS All Access, Space X Tourism
Feb 21 • 11 min
02/21/20 - Jeff Bezos pledges $10 billion for climate change, CBS All Access expands with Viacom, SpaceX partners with Space Adventures for tourists
28 - MWC Canceled, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked
Feb 14 • 12 min
02/14/20 - MWC canceled amidst fears of coronavirus, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked recap, Z-Flip vs. the Moto Razr, S20 goes 5G, Galaxy Buds+, More integration
27 - Google Maps 15, Samsung Unpacked preview, Coronavirus
Feb 7 • 11 min
02/07/20 - Google Maps turns 15 Years Old with new updates, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked preview with S20, Galaxy Home, Galaxy Fold Z, Coronavirus effects
26 - Jeff Bezos Saudi Hack, Cruise Bus, Sonos
Jan 24 • 11 min
01/24/20 - Jeff Bezos gets hacked by Saudi Crown Prince, GM unveils Cruise autonomous vehicle, Sonos stops updating old devices
25 - Samsung S20, Apple Encryption, Peacock
Jan 17 • 12 min
01/17/20 - Samsung S20 and Bloom foldable, Apple vs Government on Encryption, Peacock streaming TV
24 - Live at CES 2020: Automotive Technology
Jan 8 • 12 min
Live from CES with special guest, Maude Garrett: Electric Vehicles, Faraday Future, Fisker Ocean, Audi E-tron, Sony Car, Mercedes AVTR Avatar-themed Vehicle.
23 - Live at CES 2020: Samsung Neon, Facebook Privacy, Flying Car
Jan 7 • 11 min
Live from CES with special guest, Maude Garrett: Samsung Neon AI Person, Facebook Privacy and Deepfake ban, Hyundai teams with Uber for a Flying Car.
22 - CES Preview: TVs, AI, Automotive Tech
Jan 3 • 13 min
01/03/20 - CES Preview, Samsung Zero Bezels, LG Rollable OLED, Neon Artificial Human, EV rumors, Fisker, Flying Cars.
21 - Ring Problems, Data Tracking, Samsung Foldable Phone
Dec 20, 2019 • 10 min
12/20/19 - Ring privacy and security issues, NY Times data location revelations, Samsung may have a new foldable phone.
20 - Mac Pro, Facebook Encryption, Xbox Series X
Dec 13, 2019 • 11 min
12/13/19 - Apple Mac Pro pricing, Facebook Encryption inquires and FTC threat, Xbox Series X unveiled
Ep . 19 - Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit, Google change
Dec 7, 2019 • 13 min
12/06/19 - Qualcomm Snapdragon Summit recap, 5G is coming, AR devices, Google makes a change at the top.
Ep . 18 - Tesla Cybertruck, Google Stadia, Uber audio
Nov 22, 2019 • 14 min
11/22/19 - Tesla pulls the curtains off of the Cybertruck, Google Stadia has issues, Uber wants to record audio
17 - Disney+, Apple MacBook Pro, Motorola RAZR
Nov 15, 2019 • 12 min
Disney+ finally rolls out with some great content with app issues, Apple unveils the 16” MacBook Pro, Motorola shows of the new foldable RAZR
16 - Facebook re-brand, Elon’s Cybertruck, T-Mobile 5G
Nov 8, 2019 • 13 min
11/08/19 - Facebook re-brand and Facial Recognition, Elon Musk announces Cybertruck unveiling with a Blade Runner tie-in, T-Mobile announces nation-wide 5G rollout, and promotes free service for first responders, if the merger goes through
15 - TV Streaming Services, Apple AirPods Pro, Google/Fitbit
Nov 1, 2019 • 12 min
11/01/19 - PS Vue shuts down, HBO MAX goes big, Apple TV+ debuts, Apple AirPods Pro surprise announcement, Google buys Fitbit
14 - Zuckerberg, Facebook News, Tesla
Oct 25, 2019 • 15 min
10/25/19 - Zuckerberg testifies in front of House Finance Committee, Facebook News tab debuts, Tesla 3rd Quarter production, Cybertruck
13 - Made by Google, Pixel 4, AMC, Mark Zuckerberg
Oct 18, 2019 • 15 min
10/18/19 - Made by Google event recap, Pixel 4, Google Stadia, AMC streaming service, Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook political ad policies
12 - Made By Google, Event Preview
Oct 9, 2019 • 18 min
10/09/19 - Made by Google is on October 15th, here is what we expect: Pixel 4, Pixel 4XL, possible 5G, Project Soli, Google Assistant upgrade, Pixelbook, Pixel buds, Nest Mini.
11 - Microsoft Surface Event recap
Oct 4, 2019 • 13 min
10/04/19 - Microsoft Surface Event, Surface Laptop 3, Surface Book 7, Surface Book X, Windows 10X, Surface Earbuds, Surface Duo, Surface Neo foldable device.
10 - Amazon Hardware, Google Play Plus, VR Social Media
Sep 27, 2019 • 13 min
09/27/19 - Amazon introduced new hardware and wants Alexa in everything, Google Play Plus subscriptions begin for apps, Facebook’s Oculus has plans for VR Social Media with Horizons
9 - Peacock, Big Bang, Facebook Portal, Huawei OS
Sep 20, 2019 • 13 min
09/20/19 - Peacock streaming service, Big Bang gets Big Bucks, Facebook Portal hardware push, Huawei uses Android without Google
8 - Apple Event recap, California Bill
Sep 13, 2019 • 12 min
09/13/19 - Apple Event Recap: iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5, Apple TV+, Apple Arcade; California Bill fallout with Uber/Lyft and the Gig Economy.
7 - TV Streaming Wars
Sep 6, 2019 • 17 min
09/06/19 - With Disney+, Apple TV+, HBO Max, and many more TV streaming services about to come into your life, it’s hard to keep up with it all. We’ll let you know what the services will cost, what they offer, and how they plan to compete with Netflix,…
Ep.6 - Apple Event Preview
Aug 30, 2019 • 14 min
08/30/19 - Will we soon see a new iPhone 11, a new MacBook, Apple Watch Series 5, Catalina and iOS updates, or Apple TV+? We’ll let you know what we think will be announced at the upcoming Apple Event.
Ep.5 - Facebook Off-Facebook, Apple TV+, Gamescom
Aug 22, 2019 • 10 min
08/22/19 - Facebook’s new Off Facebook data move, Apple TV+ takes on Disney Plus, Gamescom review
Ep.4 - Snap Spectacles 3, ViacomCBS, California Facial Recognition Bill
Aug 16, 2019 • 11 min
08/16/19 - Snap creates a third version of the Spectacles with enhanced AR, Viacom merges with CBS to compete with Netflix, A California bill would ban facial recognition use on body cameras.
Ep.3 - Samsung Unpacked, Galaxy Note 10, Amazon/FedEx, Disney bundle
Aug 9, 2019 • 11 min
08/09/19 - The Samsung Galaxy Note 10/10 Plus features and software, Amazon and FedEx make a split in shipping, Disney Plus breaks out the bundle with ESPN Plus and Hulu.
Ep.2 - Fortnite/Ninja, Capital One/Equifax, Samsung Unpacked preview
Aug 2, 2019 • 12 min
08/02/19 - The Fortnite World Cup has brought e-sports to a new level, Ninja is leaving Twitch, Capital One follows in the steps of Equifax with a major security breach, and we preview the upcoming Samsung Unpacked event.
Ep.1 - DOJ inquiry, Facebook fine, UPS Drones, Samsung Galaxy Fold
Jul 31, 2019 • 11 min
07/26/19 – Today we cover the continuing Justice Department inquiries into Big Tech (Apple, Facebook, Google, and Amazon), the $5 Billion fine given to Facebook and what it will mean, UPS gets one step closer to delivering medical supplies via drone,…