Episode 113

The Samsung Event, MWC, and Facebook moderation


February 28th, 2019

1 hr 28 mins 14 secs

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About this Episode

In this week's episode, Dan, Marc, and Riley talk about the Canadian smart glasses company that the government gave a loan to (and wants the money back), the Samsung Unpacked event we just missed last week, a bunch of fun things being released/teased at MWC, the horrendous conditions American Facebook moderators have to go through, and much more.

Speed round:

  • Nest Secure had a microphone all along, can now be a Google Assistant device
  • Apple News monetization strategy is "abysmal" and "atrocious"
  • 1TB microSD cards are a thing now
  • The Nokia PureView has five cameras
  • Facebook has been gathering very personal information from a litany of other, unrelated apps
  • Anti-vaxx propaganda goes viral on Facebook, but Pinterest has pretty much solved that problem.
  • The Apple Watch may get built-in sleep tracking by 2020
  • Lenovo just made a lightweight, USB-C driven 14-inch monitor for dual screen productivity beasts
  • Apple Music might be coming to Google Home devices

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