Episode 115

Apple rumours and Google hardware cuts


March 14th, 2019

1 hr 10 mins 22 secs

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About this Episode

In this week's episode, Marc and Riley talk about the Tesla "price drop," Apple's next event, the Amazon-Eero deal closing, Google's slash of the Pixelbook/Pixel Slate team, Russian cops with AR headsets, and FamilyTreeDNA's new opt-out for FBI snooping.

Speed round:

  • The Android Q beta is now available on all Pixel devices
  • Ontario's banning cell phones in classrooms starting next school year
  • BlackBerry is creating a US subsidiary to cozy up even more to government there
  • The Galaxy S10's face unlock can be fooled with pictures, video, and siblings
  • Taxi drivers in Mississauga are demanding government money for losses from Uber and Lyft
  • Vivo made a port-less phone
  • The foldable Razr might actually be affordable
  • Microsoft is testing Android phone mirroring on Windows
  • NatWest is testing debit cards with fingerprint readers on them in the UK
  • BestBuy Canada is offering $150 off the Google Home Max until March 21
  • Subway riders in a station in China will be able to pay with their face

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