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It’s the DGiT Daily. It’s a daily newsletter and podcast, specifically focused on bringing you the best tech news, hot takes, and links to what’s happening from across the web. It doesn’t matter if it’s from the Wall Street Journal or the depths of a 41 tweet Twitter thread. We’ll find it, and our real live human writers you already know from our network tell you what it means. We’re committed to entertain with an honest, authoritative, never too serious, and brief look at the news of the day.

It’s the DGiT Daily. It’s a daily newsletter and podcast, specifically focused on bringing you the best tech news, hot takes, and links to what’s happening from across the web. It doesn’t matter if it’s from the Wall Street Journal or the depths of a 41 tweet Twitter thread. We’ll find it, and our real live human writers you already know from our network tell you what it means. We’re committed to entertain with an honest, authoritative, never too serious, and brief look at the news of the day.
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It’s the DGiT Daily. It’s a daily newsletter and podcast, specifically focused on bringing you the best tech news, hot takes, and links to what’s happening from across the web. It doesn’t matter if it’s from the Wall Street Journal or the depths of a 41 tweet Twitter thread. We’ll find it, and our real live human writers you already know from our network tell you what it means. We’re committed to entertain with an honest, authoritative, never too serious, and brief look at the news of the day.

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@DgitDaily

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English


Episodes

January 18, 2019 - Google’s got a secret

1/18/2019
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Google picked up some intellectual property and some R&D folks from Fossil in a secret deal that has everyone speculating. So let’s speculate. Our roundup today includes stories about pricing for Motorola’s upcoming midrange phone, the death of Cortana, fake reviews of the Facebook Portal by Facebook staff, a Japanese hotel laying off its robotic workforce, and a super blood moon this weekend. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:08:00

January 17, 2019 - A hat trick of leaks from Motorola, Samsung, and Google

1/17/2019
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We have a trio of leaks outlining Motorola’s foldable Razr phone, the Samsung Galaxy S10, and the Google Pixel Lite. It was a busy day for leakers. Our roundup today includes stories about Tim Cook tripling down on privacy, Tesla’s new home charger, Gary Explains explaining MPEG-H, Xiaomi’s new in screen fingerprint reader, NASA’s big Titan decision, and a mostly-accurate personality test. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:07:45

January 16, 2019 - Snapdragon 855 muscle

1/16/2019
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Gary Sims of Android Authority and Gary Explains fame got his hands on reference hardware sporting a Qualcomm 855 processor and promptly put it through its paces. Impressive results ensued. Our roundup today includes stories about Samsung’s folding phone innovation, Huawei’s continued privacy struggles, DuckDuckGo and Apple’s team up, government shutdowns affecting your gadgets, Netflix’s rising prices, and a new Ghostbusters movie. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:07:08

January 15, 2019 - Apple’s 5G problem

1/15/2019
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Apple has a 5G problem, but it’s not the same as everyone else’s 5G problem. Apple’s problem is that it pissed off Qualcomm, who is the only decent 5G modem maker. Whoops. Our roundup today includes stories about flagging iPhone sales in India, new iPod touches and rumors of iPhone USB Type-C connectors, weird CES, NBCUniversal’s new streaming service which will probably suck, Amazon’s weird ping-pong paddle problem, and a giant middle finger from hospitals across the...

Duration:00:08:09

January 14, 2019 - USB Type-C Audio is dead, and that’s a shame

1/14/2019
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USB-C was supposed to be a great option for wired audio after the headphone jack was shown the door. It wasn’t even a good option. Our roundup today includes stories on Blockchain, Bird Scooters getting a finger-wagging, a reprogrammable satellite, and Google Earth showing us the ISS. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:07:32

January 11, 2019 - Ring keeping a closer eye than maybe anyone wanted

1/11/2019
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Turns out Ring let its employees watch every video its smart doorbells recorded freely. Ick. Our roundup today includes stories on Google being sued by its shareholders, Amazon getting into game streaming and letting IMDB stream movies, Bungie breaking up with Activision, and astronomers watching a black hole being born. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:05:53

January 11, 2019 - The final CES 2019 wrap up

1/11/2019
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Android Authority awarded their coveted Best of CES awards, and we break them all down for you. Our final CES roundup includes a kick-a## gaming chair, Zagg’s new screen protectors (which also protect your eyes), Whirlpool’s smart screen, Samsung’s robots, Royole’s foldable phone, a new Acer gaming laptop, and a lonely, lonely booth. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:09:02

January 10, 2019 Xiaomi makes money moves

1/10/2019
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Xiaomi took the wraps off the brand new Redmi Note 7, which it’s using to launch Redmi as its own sub-brand. The phone’s got great mid-range specs and costs under $150. Competition beware? Roundup stories today on noise canceling cars, AT&T’s 5Ge nonsense, Magnetic North moving around, and repairs to the Hubble telescope being delayed by the government shutdown. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:05:19

January 9, 2019 - Lots of Google Assistant announcements that are probably interesting to someone.

1/9/2019
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Google took the quantity over quality route today, announcing a lot of stuff about Assistant sure to get maybe a handful of people excited, and everyone else shrugging and saying “neat, I guess.” Roundup stories today on Apple’s TV plans, A sex toy company getting a CES innovation award… and losing it, the first quantum computer for sale, and Iguana’s returning to the Galapagos. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:05:43

January 8, 2019 CES Special - Google overload!

1/9/2019
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Today at CES, Google Assistant dominated the headlines even as it dominated the monorail with its branding. We saw Lenovo’s new smart clock, Google Assistant’s a real-time language translator, new Google Maps integration, Google Assistant Connect, an awesome robot demo from UBTech, the world’s first foldable phone, and an oldie but goldie from Samson. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:05:23

January 8, 2019 - Samsung and LG’s Q4 woes

1/8/2019
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Samsung and LG are having a hard time as the tech industry slows down worldwide. Stories on Apple increasing TV support, CES, Tesla’s new gigafactory in China, and a newly discovered nearby planet. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:06:30

January 7, 2019 - CES Daily Roundup, Day 0

1/8/2019
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This is your daily look at the most interesting tech coming out of CES 2019. Misty is a robot development platformthat looks to bring modular robotics to more people.Hisense is bringing three different platformsto all price points in 2019. TCL’s popular 6-series TVs got bigger.Samsung unveiled a massive 8K TV, new computer hardware, robots, and more.LG’s products all talk to each other. And you can roll up your TV for some reason. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:04:49

January 7, 2019 - APPLE AND SAMSUNG ARE FRIENDS NOW!?

1/7/2019
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Samsung announced a new partnership with Apple, bringing iTunes content to its TVs. Could this be the beginning Apple opening up its ecosystem? Our roundup features stories about Apple’s choice of ads in Las Vegas, CES 2019, troubles at the Ocean Cleanup project, and a $3 million tuna. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:06:41

January 4, 2019 - Maybe Apple’s fine and everyone else has the problem

1/4/2019
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After Apple’s letter the other day, its stocks have dropped and everyone’s worried (despite it still making boatloads of money). But maybe this is just indicative of wider problems across the tech industry. Our roundup features stories about The Samsung Galaxy S10, Huawei being mean to its employees, Bitcoin’s birthday, and AI turning brain signals into speech. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:06:03

January 3, 2019 - Apple’s no good, very bad quarter

1/3/2019
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Apple is not having a good time of it, due mostly to battery replacements, economic slowdowns, and 4-digit price tags. It owns 80% of the $800 smartphone market, but that’s about the only good news. Our roundup features stories about CES next week (squeeee!), Xiaomi’s second sub brand, another weather app that gathers more info than it needs, photos of Ultima Thule, Tesla’s price cut, and the harrowing life of a cable guy. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:07:30

January 2, 2019 - Cheaters!

1/2/2019
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Android Authority found six phones that routinely cheated their benchmark scores by recognizing a benchmark app, and throttling everything up to 11 to get the best performance possible. But that’s not representative of normal smartphone operation, so it’s basically cheating. And yes, we name names. Our roundup features stories about the Nokia 9 and it’s ridiculous 5 cameras on the back, Facebook’s continuing quest to be the most terrible company on the planet, Netflix’s new...

Duration:00:07:19

December 28, 2018 - Facebook still sucks

12/28/2018
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Facebook was in the news today over internal documents again. Turns out it’s still bad, even when it’s trying to be good. Our roundup features stories about Rhinos, Instagram’s horizontal test, Fortnite and all its money (it’s a lot), and the Ultima Thule space rock. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:06:29

December 27, 2018 - Let’s talk about Drones

12/27/2018
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Alphabet company Wing is testing its drone delivery service in Australia and, boy, do people have some feelings about it. Our roundup features stories about new Snapchat filters, LinkedIn’s co-founder funding misinformation, The Doomba, A guy who recorded Streetview footage of Zimbabwe all on his own, and a big scary Russian missile.

Duration:00:05:42

December 26, 2018 - Preview of the 2019 smartphone

12/26/2018
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Android Authority gives us a look at what will undoubtedly be the trend on the 2019 flagship smartphone - the hole screen - with its hands-on look at the Honor View 20. Better than the notch? Our roundup features stories about tech trends in 2019, controversial apps in 2018, Apple and it’s ducking autocorrect, Amazon’s dominance of holiday sales, a look at the life of an Amazon delivery driver, and torturing family members in the most delightful...

Duration:00:06:11

December 21, 2018 - Google Assistant Rules

12/21/2018
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Loup Ventures took all four smart assistants for a spin, and Google Assistant came out on top. But the interesting part of the story is in second place. Our roundup features stories about Qualcomm bringing more trouble for Apple, a not-so-anonymous-anonymous-whistleblower app called Blind, future shoes by Nike, kaomoji coming to Windows 10, more scrubbed launches, Mars Insight news, and a brand new lemmings game for mobile. www.dgit.com @DgitDaily Subscribe!

Duration:00:07:50