Holiday Bonus: All our 2016 recommendations

December 28th, 2016 · 1 hr 6 mins

About this Episode

Happy holidays! We hope your time off work—whatever that entailed—was magical.

Here's a list of (almost) everything we recommended this year, updated where appropriate. We may have forgotten to mention a couple, because it's been a really long year. Sue us.

Anyway, we love you and thanks for listening. Happy new year!

1:
Marc — Vainglory
Dan — Dave Pell's NextDraft
Riley — Guardian article: "Rain is sizzling bacon, cars are lions roaring: the art of sound in movies"
2:
Marc — Riptide GP: Renegade
Dan — trackthisforme
Riley — Soon
3:
Riley — Fidget Cube: A Vinyl Desk Toy
Marc — Google Now Launcher
Dan — Hazel
4:
Riley — Very British Problems on Netflix
— Update: Lovesick (also on Netflix)
Dan — Caffeine
— Update: Keeping you awake
Marc — “Cracked” on YouTube
5:
Dan — Alto’s Adventure
Riley — WIRED feature from May 2016: “One Swede Will Kill Cash Forever—Unless His Foe Saves It From Extinction”
Marc — Dig That Gold
— Update: Clash Royale
6:
Dan — Viewmaster VR Starter Pack
Riley — Refurbished Logitech Harmony Remote
7:
Dan — 1Password
Riley — Sleep Cycle Alarm Clock
Marc — Yeelight
8:
Riley — The Room
Dan — kottke.org
Marc — GoNNER
9:

Dan — The Wirecutter / The Sweet Home
Marc — Black Mirror Season 3 / Westworld
Riley — Battlefield 1
10:
Dan - Mini Metro
Marc - Plex
Riley — Victorinox Swiss Card
11:
Dan — Doxie Scanners
Riley — Gunnar Glasses
12:
Riley — Logitech UE Mini Boom (we forgot to talk about this but still stand behind it)
Dan — Unsplash
Marc — PinOut - Play Store | App Store
13:
Dan — National Geographic Found
Marc — AI Experiments with Google
14:
So... we somehow missed this one in the show. We talked about it off-mic and we all agree these are still solid recommendations.
Marc — Gadget Man
Dan — Bill Amend’s Alt Instagram Account - Bored Napkins
Riley — James Fridman's Twitter
15:
Riley — Chernobyl 30 years later: one man’s journey into ‘apocalyptic’ city (in photos)
Dan — Ben Thompson’s Stratechery
Marc — Quartz news app
16:
Riley — Red Harvest
Marc — Modern Strike Online
Dan — Fallout Shelter
17:
Dan - Best Drones for Kids
Riley - RecordBird
Marc - Star Wars: Force Arena (still in beta, but Marc still really likes it)

If you've made it all the way down here, congrats: you're my favourite. Cheers and have a happy New Year!