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.
Everyday Tech - The Motivation Behind Apple's "Self Service Repair"
Here are some interesting tech news stories this week:Apple’s new Self Service Repair program is an opportunity to repair relationshipsGoogle's Gmail app now lets you make voice and video callsAmazon and Target play 'outsized' role in port congestion and pollution, report findsA hacker named Bowser agrees to pay Nintendo $10 million to settle a civil piracy suitInstagram launches 'Take a Break' and other safety features for teensSamsung merges mobile and consumer electronics divisions in major shakeupYouTube says most disputed copyright claims are resolved in the uploader's favorGoogle's mail-in Pixel repair service reportedly compromised photos and accountsNew Twitter CEO has already begun a 'major reorganization'Facebook is testing a bill splitting feature in MessengerSomeone is hacking receipt printers with 'antiwork' messagesMicrosoft is testing a few ways to improve Windows 11's Start menuFacebook details its takedown of a mass-harassment networkCVS Pharmacy now offers audio prescription labels across the USPatient receives the world's first fully 3D-printed prosthetic eyeIt's time to study the health impacts of TikTok, researchers sayAmazon ordered to rerun contentious Alabama union election
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A lost hiker ignored rescuers' phone calls, thinking they were spam...Everyday Tech is MPB Think Radio's show about consumer tech, and your very own personal IT department - all wrapped up into one convenient package.Jeremy will help you fix it, and Wiltz will help you keep it safe...and both can actually do either, so we're in good hands!TECH STORIES OF THE LAST WEEK:The US Copyright Office just struck a blow for the right to repairSpotify expects to have over 400M users by the end of the yearGoogle Stadia tries something new: a free 30-minute game trialBiden appoints Jessica Rosenworcel to officially lead the FCCPhotoshop's new NFT button could prove you're the real digital artistA lost hiker ignored rescuers' phone calls, thinking they were spamLAST WEEK:Instagram's outages were so bad the app will now alert users when the service goes downApple is appealing the Epic Games ruling it originally called a 'resounding victory''All of this happened very fast': How a routine event brought everything down at Facebook | ZDNetTelegram gains 70M new users in just one day after Facebook outageAmazon is reportedly working on a smart fridgeGoogle is about to turn on two-factor authentication by default for millions of usersNetflix launches "Play Something" for Android usersYouTube Music will launch free background listening starting in Canada