Everyday Tech - Everyone Hates AT&T
The boys take several call from listeners about cloud storage, surface-like tablet or laptop options, and of course, everyone's distain for AT&T.
Here are some tech headlines from the last week:
- YouTube’s “Premium Lite” trial offers ad-free YouTube for €7 a month | Ars Technica
- Spotify is testing whether free users will pay a dollar to skip tracks | Engadget
- Amazon is offering $10 in credit for your palm print | Engadget
- Google TV for Android gets new discovery features and more streaming apps - The Verge
- Valve issues scathing reply over the facts behind a Steam antitrust case | Ars Technica
- Zoom to pay $85M for lying about encryption and sending data to Facebook and Google | Ars Technica
- Awful transaction and timing: AT&T finally ditches DirecTV | Ars Technica
- The State Department and 3 other US agencies earn a D for cybersecurity | Ars Technica
- Putting the PS5’s 10 million sales in context | Ars Technica
- Twitter Spaces updates makes it easier to share and discover live audio | Engadget
- HBO returns to Dish's lineup after a protracted absence | Engadget
- Netflix thinks games matter more than buying movie studios - The Verge
- Twitter is testing upvote and downvote buttons on tweets - The Verge
- Clubhouse is no longer invite-only - The Verge
- Facebook brings cloud games to iPhone, iPad via web app - The Verge
- Tesla will pay $1.5 million to settle Model S battery throttling complaints | Engadget
- Amazon handed record $888 million fine from EU data privacy watchdog | Engadget
- Sgt. Pepper’s to get new Atmos mix because current version ‘doesn’t sound quite right’ - The Verge
- Spotify’s paid subscribers hit 165M as podcast listening ‘improved modestly’ - The Verge
- Facebook upgrades Oculus Quest 2 storage and recalls foam face masks - The Verge
- Amazon reportedly has a ‘key’ to thousands of apartment buildings in US - The Verge
- MLB will try encrypted transmitters and bone conduction to stop sign stealing - The Verge
Everyday Tech - Zuck Bucks, Email Fixes, Targeted Ads, Data Collection, etc.
On this week's show, an email question from Shuqualak, Sue from Beaumont learns about data tracking, Rao in Vicksburg has a gmail issue with Windows 10, Anna in Hurley is having issues with an ad blocker, John Oliver did a monologue about data harvesting, the Twitter thread that Jeremy says explains why your phone IS NOT listening to you...because it doesn't need to, to know what you're doing anyway, here's April's new streaming options, and below are several news links for the week in consumer tech.Ukraine says Russian hackers tried and failed to attack an energy provider | EngadgetDuckDuckGo’s privacy-centric browser arrives on Mac - The VergeElon Musk is hit with a class action lawsuit over his Twitter investment | EngadgetMeta is reportedly making ‘Zuck Bucks’ - The VergePC market on the decline as Chromebook sales slide from their pandemic peak - The VergeSpotify exec who helped lead its podcast push is leaving the company | EngadgetWarnerMedia and Discovery have completed their mega-streaming merger - The VergeThe new update for Quest headsets lets you chill in a mountainside room - The VergeTikTok now lets anyone create AR effects with its beta tools | EngadgetSpotify adds live audio programs and rebrands Greenroom app as Spotify Live - The Verge
Everyday Tech - THAT caused my computer to run so slowly?!?
On this week's episode the guys talk about how silly and thing you might least expect can cause hiccups in performance.Here's the email Jay's wife got last week.This week's tech news links.
Everyday Tech - Netflix Rate Hike, Microsoft Buys Activision
This week, Jay and Jeremy discuss Netflix's rate hike, Microsoft's purchase of Activision, the aviation industry warning of the dangers of 5G signals near major airports, and much more!Here's this weeks show format in Notion, with links to a ton of the week's consumer tech news.