Episode 106

Some insane CES snippets


January 10th, 2019

1 hr 11 mins 41 secs

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About this Episode

This week Dan, Marc, and Riley talk about approximately one one-millionth of the CES news thus far, including new brands of TV supporting AirPlay (and how that news crashed Roku stock), an Apple ad trolling other companies about data security, The Verge's assertion iMessage should, for moral reasons, be on Android, Apple maybe supporting RCS, LG's roll-up TV, Sony's 98-inch 8K TV, and Tile's partnership with chipmakers and bluetooth standards.

Hey! We also have a subreddit now! Check it out here: https://www.reddit.com/r/wreckedbytech

Speed round:

  • Huawei cuts pay to employees who tweeted from an iPhone on the corporate account
  • Marc deactivated his Facebook profile
  • Withings has EKG on watches now
  • There's an AirPods case that doubles as a fidget spinner
  • LG prototyped a "portable monitor" and Riley really wants one for some reason
  • Laundry folding machines might become a thing... for $1,000
  • How to fold a t-shirt the fastest way possible
  • IKEA will soon sell Smart Shades compatible with HomeKit, Alexa, and Google Assistant
  • Augmented Reality pool tables exist
  • There's an app called Forest that encourages you to stop checking your phone by growing a fake tree

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