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Hosted by Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott; What The Tech!? delivers what every tech enthusiast needs and that is a spotlight on new and emerging technologies from around the world. They cover everything that is up and coming as well as do live unboxings along with reviews of current products. Join in the conversation because it doesn’t matter if you’re a noob or a tech vet. You will find something you like!

Hosted by Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott; What The Tech!? delivers what every tech enthusiast needs and that is a spotlight on new and emerging technologies from around the world. They cover everything that is up and coming as well as do live unboxings along with reviews of current products. Join in the conversation because it doesn’t matter if you’re a noob or a tech vet. You will find something you like!

Location:

Bayside, NY

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Hosted by Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott; What The Tech!? delivers what every tech enthusiast needs and that is a spotlight on new and emerging technologies from around the world. They cover everything that is up and coming as well as do live unboxings along with reviews of current products. Join in the conversation because it doesn’t matter if you’re a noob or a tech vet. You will find something you like!

Language:

English


Episodes

What The Tech Ep. 494 - Integration Is The Future

3/4/2021
Andrew and Paul discuss how services are becoming more integrated into other platforms. Are companies starting to realize that being platform agnostic is the future of business? Andrew and Paul also rant about content discoverability. Does anyone get content discoverability right? And Paul runs down what he learned from Microsoft Ignite including their plans for the future of mixed reality.

Duration:00:46:48

What The Tech Ep. 493 - Google Photos Gains Video Editing Feature

2/11/2021
Google adds video editing capabilities to Google Photos. Can anyone come close to matching the power of Google Photos? Microsoft cuts the price for the Surface Duo. Will the price cut have any impact on sales of the device? And Andrew and Paul tackle rumors of an Apple Car.

Duration:00:56:33

What The Tech Ep. 492 - The Future of Streaming Services

1/28/2021
NBC's Peacock streaming service acquires WWE Network for 1 billion dollars. How has the streaming landscape changed over the years? Apple reports record revenue. Andrew and Paul discuss why Apple outperformed even Microsoft.

Duration:00:56:06

What The Tech Ep. 491 - CES 2021

1/14/2021
Andrew and Paul discuss CES 2021. How has the pandemic affected CES, and did a virtual CES work? Paul shares his thoughts on the future of CES. Andrew questions why there were no new webcams. Samsung announces the Galaxy S21. And an image of Windows 10X for single screens leaks.

Duration:00:56:16

What The Tech Ep. 490 - Worst Tech of 2020

12/23/2020
Andrew and Paul discuss the worst tech of 2020. On Andrew's worst of list: Intel, Quibi, and social media. Paul puts YouTube's content ID match, TikTok, and electric vehicles. But first Andrew brings up the passing of a close friend over the weekend.

Duration:01:30:33

What The Tech Ep. 489 - Best Tech of 2020

12/17/2020
Andrew and Paul discuss what they consider to be the best tech of 2020. On Andrew's list: Microsoft Duo, Etsy, Zoom, and the Apple Watch. Paul's list includes the Sony Playstation 5, Xbox Series X, Pixel 4a, and Microsoft Teams.

Duration:01:15:49

What The Tech Ep. 488 - Studio Upgrades & Black Friday

11/24/2020
John Bubb aka Sunkast joins Andrew on this episode to discuss some changes to the GFQ studio including how far technology has come over the years. John and Andrew also list off some of their favorite Black Friday 2020 deals.

Duration:00:46:34

What The Tech Ep. 487 - Apple's Big Move to ARM on Mac

11/20/2020
Paul expands on Apple switching to ARM chipset on Mac. Does this spell trouble for Intel? pluton chip? Microsoft announces Pluton, it's new security processor. Plus what are Paul's thoughts on MacOS Big Sur?

Duration:01:08:52

What The Tech Ep. 486 - ARM On Mac Is Here

11/10/2020
Apple announces their new Mac devices with their first ARM based chipset for Mac. Andrew and Paul question how the battery life and performance will be. And Paul further discusses his experience with the new Xbox Series X consoles.

Duration:01:02:28

What The Tech Ep. 485 - Xbox Series X Unboxing Impression

10/29/2020
Paul discussing unboxing the Xbox Series X. Andrew questions the Xbox as a media consumption device. Rumors say Microsoft will introduce a new UI for Windows, codenamed Sun Valley. And is Apple building a search alternative to Google?

Duration:01:01:08

What The Tech Ep. 484 - Apple iPhone 12 Announced

10/22/2020
Apple announces the new iPhone 12. Andrew and Paul go over all the big changes to the iPhone. Which iPhone 12 is Paul going for? The DOJ is going after Google for antitrust violations. What does this lawsuit mean for Google?

Duration:01:05:54

What The Tech Ep. 483 - Google Google Apple

10/8/2020
Google announces the all new Google TV. Andrew and Paul both give their first impressions of the new device and discuss how Google TV devices have evolved over the past decade. Google also announced the Pixel 5. Is the Google Pixel no longer a flagship phone? And Andrew and Paul preview what Apple will announce next week during their High Speed event.

Duration:00:56:36

What The Tech Ep. 482 - Apple Watch Series 6 & Playstation 5 Pricing

9/18/2020
Andrew and Paul talk about iOS 14 officially being available. Paul buys an Apple Watch. Sony announces pricing for the Playstation 5. Who has the better gaming console, Microsoft or Sony? Plus the guys discuss LG's new phone, the Wing.

Duration:01:07:33

What The Tech Ep. 481 - Apple September Event Recap

9/15/2020
Apple announced the Watch Series 6, Apple One, new iPads, and more during their September event. Andrew and Paul discuss the new devices and give their thoughts on Apple's new Fitness+ service. Will Paul buy an Apple Watch Series 6?

Duration:00:52:07

What The Tech Ep. 480 - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 Announced

9/4/2020
Samsung announces the Galaxy Z Fold2. Paul discusses how it compares to the Microsoft Surface Duo. Intel launches it's 11th gen CPU chips, Tiger Lake. Is Intel still behind AMD? And Andrew and Paul discuss the high cost of smartphones. Are phone makers like Samsung and Apple in for a rude awakening in the next few months?

Duration:01:05:33

What The Tech Ep. 479 - A Review Is An Opinion

8/28/2020
Review units of the Microsoft Surface Duo are making their way to reviewers. Andrew and Paul discuss what reviewers might and might not be able to share about the Surface Duo. What are the initial impressions from reviewers? Amazon announces the Amazon Halo, a screen-less fitness tracker. Is there room in the fitness tracker market for Amazon?

Duration:01:03:08

What The Tech Ep. 478 - Surface Duo or Do Not?

8/21/2020
Paul struggles with Microsoft's reason for the existence of the Surface Duo. Who is the Surface Duo meant for? Microsoft launches a brand new Xbox dashboard. And who is likely to buy Tik Tok and ARM?

Duration:01:06:30

What The Tech Ep. 477 - Xbox Games Showcase Recap

7/23/2020
Microsoft held their Xbox Games Showcase today where they announced Halo Infinite, Gears 5, and Destiny 2 for the Xbox Series X next gen console. Andrew and Paul discuss the new games and the showcase. Plus rumor has it that ARM may be for sale. Who would be in a position to acquire ARM?

Duration:01:08:30

What The Tech Ep. 476 - ARM Taking Over The World

7/16/2020
Andrew and Paul reflect on Apple's big announcement that it will utilize the ARM chipset in future devices. How is ARM changing the computing landscape, and is Intel in big trouble? Paul questions why all laptop computers do not come with SIM card support. And Andrew quickly discusses automating his smart home.

Duration:01:01:41

What The Tech Ep. 475 - Dumbing Down MacOS

7/2/2020
A week after Apple's WWDC, Andrew and Paul reflect on the massive changes Apple has made in MacOS Big Sur. Will the iPhone come with MacOS next year? Paul explains why Microsoft should be copying Apple. Should Microsoft Windows look more like MacOS? Plus Microsoft redesigns the start menu, and YouTube raises it's price for YouTube TV again. Is cord cutting becoming too expensive?

Duration:01:05:44