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Hosted by Andrew Zarian and John Bubb, features a rotating panel of guests. Tech News Weekly brings you a roundtable discussion that covers technology related news. Each host brings you their own insights into what is being covered.
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In this SPECIAL EPISODE, GonnaGeek Network’s Official GonnaGeek.com Show crosses-over with GFQ Network’s Tech News Weekly (aka Sunkast’s tech news show that he’s been doing since 2010) to run down the latest tech news happenings including Google Assistant coming to Chrome OS, Amazon releasing a whole ton of Echos, SpaceX flying people to Mars by 2024, Twitter increasing the character limits and a whole bunch more. Of course, we’ll also add a dash of GonnaGeek.com Show flavor with SP giving his first thoughts after using his Apple iPhone 8 Plus for a couple weeks.
Samsung will reportedly debut the Galaxy S8 on March 29. Samsung also announces the causes of the Galaxy Note 7 battery failures. Will these battery failures cause problems for the Galaxy S8? Facebook starts testing ads inside of Messenger. And Sprint buys a 33% stake in Tidal's music service.
Nintendo officially unveils the Nintendo Switch portable game console. Andrew, Jon, and John discuss whether Nintendo has a hit, or a flop with the Switch. Apple will reportedly offer original video contend by the end of 2017. Verizon raises their upgrade fee by another $10. Facebook plans mid-roll ads for videos. And Amazon's Alexa appears to be the star of CES 2017. What makes Amazon Alexa better than Google Home, Siri, and Cortana?
Andrew, John, and Chris discuss some of the top stories and trends of tech in 2016 including the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 battery explosion debacle, Apple removing the headphone jack from the iPhone 7, the Pokemon GO craze, and Microsoft's pushy Windows 10 upgrade notifications.
Samsung will push an update to Galaxy Note 7 devices effectively bricking them, except for Verizon customers. Who is to blame if a Verizon Galaxy Note 7 explodes? The Samsung Galaxy S8 could do away with the headphone jack. Is this the end for headphone jacks? T-Mobile introduces Digits that will bring calls and text to all your devices. Amazon launches Go, a futuristic take on grocery shopping. And you might be able to rent movies on iTunes while they are still in the theater.
AT&T launches DirecTV Now. How does DirecTV Now compare to SlingTV? Fitbit will reportedly acquire smartwatch maker Pebble. What will happen to Pebble after the acquisition? Netflix finally adds offline playback. Is Netflix offline playback only limited to original shows? CNN buys Casey Neistat's video sharing app Beme. And ransmomware takes down San Francico's Muni system.
Latest rumors claim Apple's next iPhone will be bezel free and come in larger 5 inch and 5.8 inch models. Will the next iPhone also lose the home button? Samsung files a patent for a foldable phone. Is there a market for foldable phones? Browser add-on Web Of Trust gets caught selling user information to third parties. The NES Classic Mini sells out. And Adobe shows off an experimental tool to change speech in audio.
Microsoft announces the Surface Studio, i7 Surface Book and Surface Dial. Who is most likely to purchase these new products? Apple announces new MacBook Pros with OLED TouchBar. Is the TouchBar just a gimmick? AT&T will acquire Time Warner for $85.4 billion. Will the merger get past federal regulators? And Google pauses their Fiber rollout. Is the future of Google Fiber in jeopardy?
Samsung officially halts sales and production of the Galaxy Note 7. Where did Samsung go wrong? Amazon officially launches their music streaming service. How does it compare to Spotify? Verizon introduces PopData, unlimited data at 30 or 60 minutes at a time. Who is PopData best suited for? Microsoft sends out invites for an October 26 Windows 10 event. What will Microsoft unveil? And Yahoo gets caught scanning users emails for surveillance.
Snapchat will launch a camera equipped pair of glasses called Spectacles. Andrew and John debate how successful Snapchat Spectacles will be. BlackBerry officially exits the hardware business. Who will make the next BlackBerry device? Roku unveils 5 new set top boxes. When will Roku revamp their interface? Logitech debuts the C922 webcam for livestreamers. And Disney, Google, Verizon, and Microsoft could all be considering a bid to purchase Twitter. Which company would be the best option to acquire Twitter?
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