Episode 114

A Tesla price drop, a Telus health chatbot, and a sweet new camera app


March 7th, 2019

1 hr 19 mins 44 secs

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About this Episode

This week Dan and Riley tell you about the Tesla Canadian price drop (and when the next model will be unveiled), the CRTC's wireless market review, a new Telus health app/chatbot, the four new Fitbit products, Corning's latest work on bendable glass, Volvo's choice to limit the top speet of their cars, two of the latest reasons to be mad at Facebook, a cool new computational photography app for iPhone, and the next USB standard.

Speed round:

  • Instant Pot, the smash-hit Canadian kitchen gadget, is getting bought by an American company
  • Now Telus, Bell, and Rogers all have options to basically lease your phone
  • JetBlue's social media contest requires you delete all your Insta pics
  • Apple will now repair iPhones even if you replaced the battery yourself
  • Facebook Messenger Dark Mode is a thing, and you have to "unlock" it
  • Apple filed a patent for self-heating displays — good news for cold weather climates
  • Microsoft to ship a disc-less Xbox One S in May

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