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Episode 54: Apple's 2017 haul

9/13/2017
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This week we recorded on Tuesday, Sept 12 — the day of the big Apple event. We discuss news on Apple TV, the new Apple Watch Series 3, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, and iPhone X (all in Canadian prices, naturally).

Duration: 01:28:38


Episode 53: The Canadian kid taking on big cellular companies

9/5/2017
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On this week's episode, we talk about the 17-year-old Canadian who's crowdfunding a mid-range Android phone; Andy Rubin's rookie mistake with the Essential phone; Canada's government body for handling telecom/television complaints; open-sourcing government projects in Canada; and the death of Juicero. Speed round: -the NYPD has to replace 36,000 Windows phones -the RCMP is using Outlook instead of a custom email system because Bell is the worst -The Ontario government really wants to give...

Duration: 00:40:35


Episode 48: YouTube loves Canada and your car is now a hotspot

8/2/2017
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Dan is away for work this week, but in his absence, Marc and Riley get into Spotlight Canada, a YouTube pilot program just for the Great White North; Rogers' Smart Drive, a device with an LTE chip that turns your car into a Wi-Fi hotspot; and Apple's unfortunate murder of the Nano and the Shuffle. Speed round: -Arcade Fire's newest album was released on a $130 USB fidget spinner -The next iPhone will have a bezel-less screen -The next iPhone will have face unlocking using infrared cameras...

Duration: 00:52:12


Episode 47: A Canadian ran the Dark Web and we're getting "the Netflix of sports"

7/26/2017
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This week we talk about a 25-year-old Canadian who ran the biggest market on the Dark Web; DAZN, the "Netflix of sports"; Google's fight against Canada's internet censorship, and the death of MSPaint. Speed round: -Telus and Rogers are no longer selling the Pixel, possibly in prep for the new stuff -Two Norwegian companies are attempting to make autonomous cargo ships. Recommendations Marc — Game Studio Tycoon 2...

Duration: 01:01:22


Episode 44: Amazon Echo vs. Google Home

7/6/2017
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It's been a slow week for tech news, so we put the Amazon Echo and Google Home head-to-head in Canada. Riley's had a Home since November, and Marc's been using an Echo (and a Home) for a few weeks now. Listen to find out what they both do in Canada and how well. Speed round: -Canada's top court orders Google to wipe an entire company from search results -Google gets $2.7 billion anti-trust fine from the EU -the iPhone turned 10 last week Recommendations Marc — H3H3 - The Viner Invasion of...

Duration: 00:48:33