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Tech News Weekly Ep. 209 – Samsung Galaxy S8 Battery Problems?

Samsung will reportedly debut the Galaxy S8 on March 29. Samsung also announces the causes of the Galaxy Note 7 battery failures. Will these battery failures cause problems for the Galaxy S8? Facebook starts testing ads inside of Messenger. And Sprint buys a 33% stake in Tidal's music service.

Duration: 00:37:59

Tech News Weekly Ep. 208 – Nintendo Unveils Switch

Nintendo officially unveils the Nintendo Switch portable game console. Andrew, Jon, and John discuss whether Nintendo has a hit, or a flop with the Switch. Apple will reportedly offer original video contend by the end of 2017. Verizon raises their upgrade fee by another $10. Facebook plans mid-roll ads for videos. And Amazon's Alexa appears to be the star of CES 2017. What makes Amazon Alexa better than Google Home, Siri, and Cortana?

Duration: 00:39:26

Tech News Weekly Ep. 207 – 2016 Tech In Review

Andrew, John, and Chris discuss some of the top stories and trends of tech in 2016 including the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery explosion debacle, Apple removing the headphone jack from the iPhone 7, the Pokemon GO craze, and Microsoft's pushy Windows 10 upgrade notifications.

Duration: 00:48:44

Tech News Weekly Ep. 205 – AT&T Launches DirecTV Now

AT&T launches DirecTV Now. How does DirecTV Now compare to SlingTV? Fitbit will reportedly acquire smartwatch maker Pebble. What will happen to Pebble after the acquisition? Netflix finally adds offline playback. Is Netflix offline playback only limited to original shows? CNN buys Casey Neistat's video sharing app Beme. And ransmomware takes down San Francico's Muni system.

Duration: 00:35:47

Tech News Weekly Ep. 204 – Bezel-less and Larger iPhone 8?

Latest rumors claim Apple's next iPhone will be bezel free and come in larger 5 inch and 5.8 inch models. Will the next iPhone also lose the home button? Samsung files a patent for a foldable phone. Is there a market for foldable phones? Browser add-on Web Of Trust gets caught selling user information to third parties. The NES Classic Mini sells out. And Adobe shows off an experimental tool to change speech in audio.

Duration: 00:31:39

Tech News Weekly Ep. 203 – Microsoft Surface Studio Is Ready For Creators & Apple Adds A TouchBar To The MacBook Pro

Microsoft announces the Surface Studio, i7 Surface Book and Surface Dial. Who is most likely to purchase these new products? Apple announces new MacBook Pros with OLED TouchBar. Is the TouchBar just a gimmick? AT&T will acquire Time Warner for $85.4 billion. Will the merger get past federal regulators? And Google pauses their Fiber rollout. Is the future of Google Fiber in jeopardy?

Duration: 00:44:24

Tech News Weekly Ep. 202 – Samsung Ends the Note 7

Samsung officially halts sales and production of the Galaxy Note 7. Where did Samsung go wrong? Amazon officially launches their music streaming service. How does it compare to Spotify? Verizon introduces PopData, unlimited data at 30 or 60 minutes at a time. Who is PopData best suited for? Microsoft sends out invites for an October 26 Windows 10 event. What will Microsoft unveil? And Yahoo gets caught scanning users emails for surveillance.

Duration: 00:37:52

Tech News Weekly Ep. 201 – Snapchat Spectacles: Success or Failure?

Snapchat will launch a camera equipped pair of glasses called Spectacles. Andrew and John debate how successful Snapchat Spectacles will be. BlackBerry officially exits the hardware business. Who will make the next BlackBerry device? Roku unveils 5 new set top boxes. When will Roku revamp their interface? Logitech debuts the C922 webcam for livestreamers. And Disney, Google, Verizon, and Microsoft could all be considering a bid to purchase Twitter. Which company would be the best option to...

Duration: 00:29:54

Tech News Weekly Ep. 200 – The iPhone 7 Launches And Stumbles

The Apple iPhone 7 officially launches. T-Mobile says pre-orders for the iPhone 7 are 4 times higher than the iPhone 6. Apple faces a new class action lawsuit over it's iPhone Upgrade Program. A US safety group has officially recalled the Galaxy Note 7. Does Samsung's down turn leave an opening for HTC? Amazon launches a less expensive Dot. Also Chris Ferrell from GonnaGeek and Jon Prosser from Front Page Tech join us this week for episode 200!

Duration: 00:54:20

Tech News Weekly Ep. 196 – The iPhone 7: Less Is More

Apple officially announces the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and Apple Watch 2. Andrew and John debate Apple's decision to remove the headphone jack. Will people really be upset by not having a headphone jack? Apple debuts the Apple Watch 2 including an edition specifically for Nike. Nintendo is finally bringing Mario to the iPhone with Super Mario Run. Plus Sony announces the Playstation 4 Pro and Playstation 4 Slim and airlines are banning the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.

Duration: 00:59:34

Tech News Weekly Ep. 198 – Is YouTube Censoring Creators?

YouTube Creators are upset over a recent update to YouTube's advertising guidelines. Is YouTube censoring creators? Apple sends out official invites for it's iPhone 7 event on September 7. Could we also see a refresh of Mac hardware? HP debuts it's modular PC, Elite Slice. Has HP's hardware design surpassed Apple? Google may unveil a 4K capable Chromecast and other new hardware on October 4. And Samsung recalls every Galaxy Note 7 for exploding batteries.

Duration: 00:50:00

Tech News Weekly Ep. 197 – Apple iPhone 7 Likely Debut On September 7

Apple will likely debut the iPhone 7 on September 7. Andrew and John speculate on what rumored hardware changes will actually be true. Google Chrome will begin blocking Adobe Flash in favor of HTML5. Is this the unofficial end of Flash? Walmart buys for $3 Billion. Will Walmart purchasing help them compete against Amazon? Pokemon GO hits 100 million downloads. And Seagate unveils a 60TB SSD.

Duration: 00:36:14

Tech News Weekly Ep. 195 – Crazy For Pokemon GO

Chris Ferrell from the GonnaGeek Network joins Andrew and John to discuss Pokemon GO. Why is Pokemon GO so successful for Nintendo? Nintendo is launching a NES Classic Mini. Amazon held their annual Prime Day sale. What goodies did the guys pick up? Microsoft will make Windows 10 available as a subscription service for enterprise customers. Would you pay a subscription fee for Windows 10? And did a recent court ruling make it a federal crime to share your Netflix password?

Duration: 00:44:36

Tech News Weekly Ep. 194 – YouTube Stars Are Being Hacked

Jon Prosser explains how popular YouTube stars are being hacked. Verizon adds 30% more data to it's plans along with a new carry over data program, and a Safety Mode tool that helps you avoid overage charges. Should the Safety Mode tool be included by default in all plans? Google buys Anvato, an online pay TV service company. Could Google launch a stand alone TV service. Netflix will be added to Comcast set top boxes this year. BlackBerry discontinues BlackBerry 10 in favor of Android....

Duration: 00:41:43

Tech News Weekly Ep. 193 – Decline Microsoft’s Windows 10 Upgrade

Microsoft updates its Windows 10 upgrade dialog making it easier for you to decline it's offer to upgrade to Windows 10. Why did it take so long for Microsoft to make these changes? Android N officially gets named Android Nougat. Amazon offers discounts on select Android phones for Prime Members. Would you accept ads on your phone for a discount? Spotify accuses Apple of stifling competition. And Apple is rumored to be in talks to buy rival Tidal. Does it make sense for Apple to buy Tidal?

Duration: 00:33:14

Tech News Weekly Ep. 192 – Apple WWDC 2016 Recap and Microsoft Xbox Project Scorpio

Apple announces updates to iOS, macOS, watchOS, and tvOS including Siri for macOS. John Bubb and Jon Prosser discuss the announcements from Apple WWDC. Did Apple go too far adding stickers to iMessage? Microsoft announces the Xbox One S and Project Scorpio. Should you wait for Project Scorpio or buy the new Xbox One S?

Duration: 00:59:34

Tech News Weekly Ep. 191 – Apple WWDC 2016 Rumor Round Up

Andrew Zarian and John Bubb discuss rumors ahead of Apple's WWDC 2016 event next week. What changes will there be to iTunes, iOs 10, macOS, and Apple Music? Motorola announces the Moto Z and Z Force modular Android phones. Lenovo shows off a bendable phone that fits on your wrist. Xbox One won't be getting DVR features afer all. Why Did Microsoft change their mind? And Android Marshmallow is now on 10 percent of Android devices.

Duration: 00:34:05

Tech News Weekly Ep. 189 – Google IO 2016 Recap

John and Jon discuss the many announcements from Google I/O including Google Home, Google Assistant, Google Allo, Google Duo, Google Daydream, and Android N. Why does Google keep creating new messaging apps and will Google Daydream push a new era of virtual reality? Microsoft sells it's feature phone business to Foxconn making way for a return of Nokia devices. And Twitter will stop counting links and photos in the character count.

Duration: 00:39:13

Tech News weekly Ep. 188 – Internet Explorer is Dead, Long Live Google Chrome

Google Chrome becomes the most popular web browser overtaking Internet Explorer. Both Hulu and YouTube are reportedly readying their own TV subscription service. Do either YouTube or Hulu have a chance in the TV biz? SpaceX nails landing a rocket at sea for a second time. And Apple holds a meeting with top podcasters. What does Apple need to do to revamp iTunes for podcasters?

Duration: 00:29:19

Tech News Weekly Ep. 187 – SnapChat Cribs

MTV is bringing back Cribs, but on SnapChat. Who would watch Cribs on SnapChat? 20th Century Fox will skip Comic Con to avoid trailer leaks. Does piracy at Comic Con really hurt movies? Comcast buys DreamWorks Animation. Will the FCC have an issue with Comcast buying DreamWorks? And YouTube is updating their Content ID system to be more fair with disputes.

Duration: 00:31:22

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