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No! No! And Oh no! #086

This week, LG is no longer in the smartphone market, you can no longer get an answer from Yahoo, and oh no 500 million Facebook users data leaked online Show Notes: LG calls it quits Yahoo Answers shuts down next month Over 500 million Facebook user's personal data have leaked online Californa man indicted for stealing Shopify customer data T-Mobile's Uncarrier Next event YouTube and Facebook are the most widely used platforms Uber entices drivers Best Buy Beta Google I/O The Pixel 5a 5G is...


A Pet Rock for 2021 #085

This week, a tweet sold for millions, Comcast is investing in billions and you can pay in bitcoin for a Tesla Show Notes: Jack Dorsey's tweet sold for $2.5 million dollars Comcast to invest $1 billion over the next decade You can buy a Tesla with bitcoin Facebook, Twitter, and Google CEO's appeared in Congress Uber partners with ScriptDrop T-Mobile Tuesdays Regal Cinemas strikes deal with WB Disney + raising prices Discovery + and GameStop Reddit documentary Every new movie and show on...


Amazon wants to take care of you #084

This week, Amazon wants to take care of you, the FCC fines 2 telemarketers for millions, and instead of a face id, a thumbprint, or entering a pin you might able to wink at your phone to unlock it. Amazon Care FCC fines two telemarketers $225 million Proposed face unlock system Rep.Bowman introduces new bill to lower broadband costs Apple dominated the wearables market Apple Maps can help you find a COVID-19 vaccine T-Mobile customers are getting a free Pandora app Walmart is making an...


You can’t have Fry’s with that #083

This week, you can no longer have Fry's with that electronics order, GameStop's stock price goes up again, and no it doesn't have to do with Robinhood and Best Buy lays off 5,000 employees Show Notes: Fry's closing its doors GameStop's stock price goes up again Best Buy lays off employees FCC authorizes a $50 discount for low-income internet bills You can call for a Lyft YouTube will expand parental controls for tweens and teens Pluto TV and CBS All Access subscribers grow Woman earns $3,000...


Roaring Kitty getting sued #082

This week, Roaring Kitty is getting sued, Google is paying News Corp and Amazon wants you to build it Show Notes: Roaring Kitty is getting sued Google will pay News Corp outlets for using their content Amazon's Build It Chromebooks overtake Macs Google and Facebook dominate mobile apps New Samsung laptops Comcast delays data cap Mark Wahlberg will produce a series about MoviePass NASA's Deep Space Food Challenge


Jeff Bezos steps down #081

This week Jeff Bezos steps down, RobinHood steps up and Google pays up Show Notes: Jeff Bezos steps down from Amazon Robinhood's Super Bowl ad Google will pay $3.8 million to settle discrimination accusations T-Mobile continues growth Spotify's 345 million listeners iCloud outage Amazon plans to install always-on surveillance cameras in vehicles Comcast delays data cap Call to the FCC to expand remote learning connectivity And if you missed TPN's live coverage of CES 2021, you can catch up...


What’s new at CES 2021? #80

This week, T-Mobile adds millions of customers, Apple’s App Store made billions, and an early preview of what’s coming to CES 2021 Show Notes: T-Mobile adds 5.6 million customers Apple announces record App Store spending Samsung C-Lab Samsung's new Frame TV Sharp unveils Alexa-enable microwaves LG's new stick vacuum What to expect from 2021 Amazon pledges $2 billion toward affordable housing Amazon Prime Pantry is dead Verizon puts 3G shutdown plans on hold Motorola launches 4 new sub-$400...


So long 2020! Hello 2021! #079

This week, Gmail goes down, Google Max goes away and HBO Max arrives on Roku Show Notes: Google had outages Google is retiring the Google Home Max HBO Max on Roku FTC orders Amazon, Facebook, and others how they collect data Amazon Made for You Microsoft, Nintendo, and Sony collaborate Google Chromecast will get Apple TV soon BBC will launch a new subscription streaming channel Movies and TV shows coming to Disney+ in January 2021 What's coming to Hulu in January 2021 What's new on Netflix...


Wait?! The Apple AirPods cost how much?! #078

This week, Apple announced its AirPods Max and you would not believe what it will cost you, HBO Max saw a huge increase in subscribers, and Airbnb's IPO shares more than doubled Show Notes: Apple AirPods Max HBO Max hits 12.6 million subscribers Airbnb shares soars Spotify resets passwords AMC warns it'll run out of cash YouTube TV subscribers are getting free Chromcasts Best photo scanners Has your bank account been hacked? Microsoft Bing can help you cook dinner Next week will be our last...


Apple fined for millions #077

This week, Apple fined 12 million dollars by Italy, Amazon is having a record-breaking sales season and PC sales are growing Show Notes: Apple fined $12 million by Italy Amazon's "biggest holiday season" Notebook PC sales with a 26% growth in Q4 YouTube's top trending videos list for 2020 Google Play Awards Apple's top apps of 2020 Airbnb seeks valuation of up to $35 billion in its IPO Best laptops for kids 7 best cell phones for senior citizens Bad Bunny is Spotify's most-streamed artist of...


Apple’s M1 #076

This week, Apple brings in M1, YouTube had a global outage and a customer had a sideways misfortune with T-Mobile Show Notes: Apple M1 Event YouTube outage T-Mobile customer shares frustration Google Photos is updating its storage policy Amazon recalls Ring doorbells Broadband power users explode Hasan Minhaj joins The Morning Show AMC launches private theater rentals Xor's new luxury smartphone


Apple’s One More Thing #075

This week, Apple has one more thing, T-Mobile has to pay 300 million dollars to the FCC and Walmart has dropped their robots Show Notes: Apple's "One More Thing" iPhone 13 T-Mobile to pay $200 million Walmart is dropping shelf-scanning robots Mass voters pass right-to repair Portland Maine votes in favor of facial recognition ban Uber and Lyft win the battle over driver status Google ends Screenwise Meter Best unlocked phones Best wearables to gift 8 new uses for your old smartphone Best...


RIP Quibi #074

This week, Quibi shuts down, Verizon Q3 earnings go up, and Paypal brings in cryptocurrency Quibi shuts down Verizon Q3 Paypal allows cryptocurrency PS5 will come with streaming services Xbox's Phil Spencer hints at an xCloud streaming stick Netflix Q3 The Animaniacs on Hulu What's coming on Hulu in November Every new movie and show coming to Netflix in November What's new on HBO Max in November The best movies to watch on Disney + in December Ways to turn your phone or camera into a webcam...


Breaches in your britches #073

This week, Apple has the need for speed, AT&T has DirecTV might be set up for a fire sale and also announcing layoffs and Gmail has changed its logo Show Notes: Apple's "Hi, Speed" Event Apple is starting to ship devices from its stores AT&T might offload DirecTV for a "fire sale" AT&T plans layoffs Gmail has a new logo Google Doodle honors pioneering Black journalist Google apps will add notifications for "critical" security issues Android's new sound notifications Microsoft Edge update...


Google Pixel 5 and more #072

This week, Google launches the Pixel 5 and more but wait the DOJ is suing them, Amazon says you can pay with your palm and the LG Winds lands on Verizon for $1,000 Show Notes: Google Pixel 5 The new Google TV Google Nest Audio U.S Justice department expected to sue Google Apple users don't care about 5G LG Wing Amazon will now let you pay with your palm Amazon has donated $215 million through its charity program Airbnb seeks to raise $3 billion in IPO Disinfecting drones will clean Atlanta...


Apple launches iPad Air, Apple Watch and more #071

This week, Apple launched devices and products, Amazon Music is launching podcasts and if you have an AT&T phone, would you be interested in ads for a $5.00 discount? Show Notes: Apple new iPad Air Apple Watch SE Apple Fitness+ Apple One Bundle Amazon Music now has podcasts AT&T wants to put ads on your smartphone AT&T new 5G hotspot PS5 will launch in November Sony Xperia 5 II New Google Fiber plan Comcast to provide Wi-Fi to low-income students Amazon to open more than 1,000 small...


Xbox Series X and S launches #070

This week, Xbox Series X and S launches also possibly V?, Motorola unveils a new 5G Razr and Verizon unveils a 5G hotspot and it can be yours for $400.00. Show Notes: Microsoft Xbox Series S Microsoft Xbox Series X Microsoft Xbox Series V Motorola's 2nd gen foldable Razr Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg will deliver the CES 2021 kickoff keynote address Amazon and AT&T Amazon price gouging Researchers created a Gameboy that doesn't need batteries Console Wars Bel-Air on Peacock 22 common VPN terms...


LG’s new swivel phone #069

This week, LG teases a new phone, Apple will be releasing 4 iPhones and Samsung makes announcements at IFA. Show Notes: LG teases new phone Samsung at IFA Apple's Fall Event Amazon looks to add 10,000 jobs in Bellevue Washington Android TV dongle Prince Harry and Meghan Markle with Netflix The best ultraportable laptops Best night lights for kids and babies How to get the best fit for your true wireless earbuds How to switch carriers 5 fantastic Android 10 features Bear searching for food


Get ready to order your Sony PS5…..or not #068

This week, Sony invites you to get a PS5 then again you might not get one, there are some people that are going back to school might not be able to get a laptop and while the US might get average 5G download speeds, the rest of the world surpasses the US. Show Notes: You might or might not get a Sony PS5 Students might or might not get a laptop 5G in the US Apple settles lawsuit 14 ways to speed up Windows 10 Best Android phones under $200.00 Best Android phones under $300.00 Best streaming...


Apple now worth 2 trillion dollars! #067

This week, Apple is now worth 2 trillion dollars, 3 billion people are gamers and who wants a new Crackberry ….(**ahem**)...Blackberry? Show Notes: Apple worth 2 trillion dollars 3 Billon people worldwide are gamers Blackberry phones are back! Google asks FCC for 6Ghz specrtum for confidential testing Airbnb files to go public Phones could detect drinking over legal drving limit T-Mobile CEO rips into Verizon's 5G network How tech companies are supporting 2020 presidential elections SiriusXM...