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Your daily consumer tech news update, plus the latest gadget reviews and straight talk about how the latest tech innovations affect you, with USA TODAY's Brett Molina and Mike Snider. Discover more great podcasts from USA TODAY at usatoday.com/podcasts.

Your daily consumer tech news update, plus the latest gadget reviews and straight talk about how the latest tech innovations affect you, with USA TODAY's Brett Molina and Mike Snider. Discover more great podcasts from USA TODAY at usatoday.com/podcasts.

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Your daily consumer tech news update, plus the latest gadget reviews and straight talk about how the latest tech innovations affect you, with USA TODAY's Brett Molina and Mike Snider. Discover more great podcasts from USA TODAY at usatoday.com/podcasts.

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English


Episodes

The Fisher-Price toy telephone for adults

10/24/2021
Remember the classic Fisher-Price toy phone? The company has released a version capable of receiving See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:03:23

Worried Facebook is listening to you? Here's how to stop it

10/23/2021
Facebook says it's not listening to you through its app. Don't believe it? Here's what to do. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:03:39

An update on the Roku-YouTube standoff

10/22/2021
YouTube said its app will no longer appear on some Roku devices after Dec. 9 as the two sides continue to work on a deal. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:02:38

Facebook getting a new name?

10/21/2021
Facebook is reportedly planning a rebrand, including a change of name for its company. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:02:31

Pixel 6: The latest smartphone from Google

10/20/2021
Apple isn't the only one with new smartphones. Google unveiled its Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:03:41

Apple rolls out new MacBooks and AirPods

10/19/2021
e break down Apple's redesigned MacBook Pro and the third generation AirPods. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:06:02

Tips on holiday shopping via Amazon

10/18/2021
Description: Use these tips to help you navigate Amazon and save money while holiday shopping. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:03:11

Best Buy's Black Friday plans

10/17/2021
The electronics giant is already rolling out its deal ahead of Black Friday. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:04:01

Call of Duty telling a different war story

10/16/2021
The upcoming video game Call of Duty: Vanguard introduces a diversity of perspectives. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:08:26

How to reorganize those smartphone apps

10/15/2021
That smartphone feeling a bit cluttered with apps? Here are some tips to reorganize your device. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:06:22

Apple Watch Series 7: Worth the upgrade?

10/14/2021
Apple is launching the Apple Watch Series 7 this Friday. Is it worth the upgrade? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:08:10

Get ready for another Apple event

10/13/2021
Apple is hosting a virtual event on Oct. 18, where they will likely unveil a new line of Macs, and possibly new AirPods. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:03:58

Why you should mind your online manners

10/12/2021
How good are your online manners? We break down some of the ways you can stay polite online. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:05:17

What’s new from Nintendo

10/11/2021
Thanks for all the help! Sorry for the lateness on this one. Got sideswiped by another Facebook outage. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:03:51

Grand Theft Auto – The Trilogy

10/10/2021
Rockstar Games, as rumors this summer suggested, is releasing remastered versions of GTA III, GTA: Vice City and GTA: San Andreas later this year for newer consoles and PCs. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:02:42

Facebook has troubles, but it can bring folks together

10/9/2021
We talk with Patrick Foster and Jim Lenahan of the podcast Rockin’ the Suburbs about how 50 people from across the U.S. gathered recently to meet in person for the first time. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:18:47

Another view of Facebook's outage

10/8/2021
Around the world, Facebook Messenger and WhatsApp are vital communications lifelines. News reporter Gabriela Miranda joins us to tell those folks’ stories. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:06:27

Twitch data breach

10/7/2021
Streaming platform Twitch has apparently been hacked and had a trove of files including its source code and three years’ worth of its payments to streamers posted online. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:02:48

Facebook whistleblower on Capitol Hill

10/6/2021
Former Facebook project manager Frances Haugen testified and took questions from senators and called the social networking giant a national security issue. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:06:04

William Shatner is going to space for real.

10/5/2021
The actor who played Captain Kirk in the Star Trek TV series and movies will be a passenger on the next space flight Oct. 12 by Jeff Bezos' space company Blue Origin. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:02:18