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Apple releases public betas a bit earlier than we expected, Bill Gates muses on Microsoft's missed opportunity and the power of tech giants, WebOS just keeps on keeping on, and we're all going to need a fuzzy puppy update this week because this
Facebook's cryptocurrency move, 5G in rural areas, Google steals lyrics, Apple hedges on China, JJ Abrams cuts a big deal with Warner Media, Snapchat's original programming strategy, and much more.
The tech industry has a lot to apologize for, the Huawei mess escalates, and is Apple still thinking about autonomous vehicles?
From Apple's podcast studio within its Worldwide Developer Conference, we're joined by John Siracusa and Shelly Brisbin to discuss iPadOS, iOS, Catalyst, SwiftUI, and Apple's new pro hardware.
The increasingly messy tech Cold War, Apple's keyboard troubles, the prospects for data protection laws in the U.S., and Wi-Fi stalking on the Tube.
Apple gets a bad Supreme Court ruling, Disney buys the rest of Hulu, and Florence Ion joins us to discuss last week's Google IO, including the Pixel 3a and the fate of all our Nest thermostats.
Philip Michaels joins us to talk about interesting things in Apple's latest financial results, the death of a product that never existed, and Facebook's F8 product announcements.
Carolina Milanesi joins Jason to discuss her time using an unbroken Samsung Galaxy Fold, Tim Cook talking up tech regulation, Jack Dorsey visiting the White House, and the words tech writers use to describe Pinterest.
Apple and Qualcomm make up over fried chicken, social-media companies continue to not get it, and the Galaxy Fold makes a very bad first impression.
Netflix ties its own hands, new Kindles arrive, Amazon gets criticized for cozying up to oil companies while touting its own green-energy efforts, web accessibility is trickier than you'd think, and... is that a black hole?
Apple's News+ pitch failed with key newspapers--but Facebook might value news curation now? Future iPhones come into focus, but Apple's 5G timeline is called into question. Dell's new XPS laptop is a winner. And the "hearables" category (by whi
Apple's big services event leads us to discuss Apple TV+, Apple Card, Apple Arcade, and Apple News+; in other news, we touch on the perils of offering a service that lets random people upload content--especially in the European Union.
Google unveils a cloud gaming strategy at GDC, Apple releases all the product updates, Instagram goes shopping, and MySpace deletes all your favorite music from 2009.
The complicated reality of trying to break up the power of large tech companies, Spotify takes on Apple, Apple sets its sights on services, and takiing lessons from "Captain Marvel."
Fitbit unveils new low-cost fitness trackers, Apple goes hiring in Qualcomm's backyard, Zuck has a vision for private conversations, and we bring in our Special Automotive Correspondent to discuss electric car announcements.
Mobile World Congress brings folding phones, battery phones, camera phones, 5G machinations, and a new business-oriented HoloLens. Plus there's a robot on the streets of Memphis, and maybe Netflix is bringing the world closer together?
We cover Samsung's big event, including new flagship phones, a low-cost model that should have a lot of crowd appeal, a perplexing 5G variant, and the device everyone's talking about, the unfoldable smartphone.
What happens when a tech giant buys the company that makes a product you like? Also: Some ugly labor issues in the tech and journalism industries, Apple plans a services event, Samsung readies new phones including one that folds, and Amazon dit
Jason and Stephen discuss Apple's retail changes and Facebook's 15th anniversary. Then Natalie Jarvey of The Hollywood Reporter visits to discuss Spotify spending a lot of money on podcasting companies, and Jeremy Burge of Emojipedia unveils th
Apple copes with declining iPhone sales and a bad FaceTime bug, then ends up coming down hard on Facebook for its misuse of a tool designed to read user data. Also, there's an imaginary bear in the woods... or is there?
Robots roll out, smartphones get weird, Apple Pay expands, Netflix gets Oscar nominations and joins the MPAA, NBC Universal gets into streaming, and Tesla puts the squeeze on its customers.
Apple's battery replacement saga and the parable of the infinite home appliance; Facebook and WordPress try to help journalism; Netflix raises prices; and with Vegas in the rear-view mirror, we ponder the biggest trends of CES with two people w
The Consumer Electronics Show is, as always, a flood of new technology, corporate announcements, products that will never ship, and embarrassing garbage. How better to sum it all up than with a draft? In this episode, we choose the top stories
In this special New Years Day episode, we look back at the biggest trends of 2018, review some stories you might have missed along the way, and make a few bold predictions for 2019.
2018 ends with a lot of grim dystopia type stuff involving social media services and the synergy power of media companies and internet providers. Meanwhile, Apple takes the unlikely step of lowering its ecosystem walls and adding Apple Music to
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