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Andrew and Paul discuss how services are becoming more integrated into other platforms. Are companies starting to realize that being platform agnostic is the future of business? Andrew and Paul also rant about content discoverability. Does anyone get content discoverability right? And Paul runs down what he learned from Microsoft Ignite including their plans for the future of mixed reality.
Google adds video editing capabilities to Google Photos. Can anyone come close to matching the power of Google Photos? Microsoft cuts the price for the Surface Duo. Will the price cut have any impact on sales of the device? And Andrew and Paul tackle rumors of an Apple Car.
NBC's Peacock streaming service acquires WWE Network for 1 billion dollars. How has the streaming landscape changed over the years? Apple reports record revenue. Andrew and Paul discuss why Apple outperformed even Microsoft.
Andrew and Paul discuss CES 2021. How has the pandemic affected CES, and did a virtual CES work? Paul shares his thoughts on the future of CES. Andrew questions why there were no new webcams. Samsung announces the Galaxy S21. And an image of Windows 10X for single screens leaks.
Andrew and Paul discuss the worst tech of 2020. On Andrew's worst of list: Intel, Quibi, and social media. Paul puts YouTube's content ID match, TikTok, and electric vehicles. But first Andrew brings up the passing of a close friend over the weekend.
Andrew and Paul discuss what they consider to be the best tech of 2020. On Andrew's list: Microsoft Duo, Etsy, Zoom, and the Apple Watch. Paul's list includes the Sony Playstation 5, Xbox Series X, Pixel 4a, and Microsoft Teams.
John Bubb aka Sunkast joins Andrew on this episode to discuss some changes to the GFQ studio including how far technology has come over the years. John and Andrew also list off some of their favorite Black Friday 2020 deals.
Paul expands on Apple switching to ARM chipset on Mac. Does this spell trouble for Intel? pluton chip? Microsoft announces Pluton, it's new security processor. Plus what are Paul's thoughts on MacOS Big Sur?
Apple announces their new Mac devices with their first ARM based chipset for Mac. Andrew and Paul question how the battery life and performance will be. And Paul further discusses his experience with the new Xbox Series X consoles.
Paul discussing unboxing the Xbox Series X. Andrew questions the Xbox as a media consumption device. Rumors say Microsoft will introduce a new UI for Windows, codenamed Sun Valley. And is Apple building a search alternative to Google?
Apple announces the new iPhone 12. Andrew and Paul go over all the big changes to the iPhone. Which iPhone 12 is Paul going for? The DOJ is going after Google for antitrust violations. What does this lawsuit mean for Google?
Google announces the all new Google TV. Andrew and Paul both give their first impressions of the new device and discuss how Google TV devices have evolved over the past decade. Google also announced the Pixel 5. Is the Google Pixel no longer a flagship phone? And Andrew and Paul preview what Apple will announce next week during their High Speed event.
Andrew and Paul talk about iOS 14 officially being available. Paul buys an Apple Watch. Sony announces pricing for the Playstation 5. Who has the better gaming console, Microsoft or Sony? Plus the guys discuss LG's new phone, the Wing.
Apple announced the Watch Series 6, Apple One, new iPads, and more during their September event. Andrew and Paul discuss the new devices and give their thoughts on Apple's new Fitness+ service. Will Paul buy an Apple Watch Series 6?
Samsung announces the Galaxy Z Fold2. Paul discusses how it compares to the Microsoft Surface Duo. Intel launches it's 11th gen CPU chips, Tiger Lake. Is Intel still behind AMD? And Andrew and Paul discuss the high cost of smartphones. Are phone makers like Samsung and Apple in for a rude awakening in the next few months?
Review units of the Microsoft Surface Duo are making their way to reviewers. Andrew and Paul discuss what reviewers might and might not be able to share about the Surface Duo. What are the initial impressions from reviewers? Amazon announces the Amazon Halo, a screen-less fitness tracker. Is there room in the fitness tracker market for Amazon?
Microsoft held their Xbox Games Showcase today where they announced Halo Infinite, Gears 5, and Destiny 2 for the Xbox Series X next gen console. Andrew and Paul discuss the new games and the showcase. Plus rumor has it that ARM may be for sale. Who would be in a position to acquire ARM?
Andrew and Paul reflect on Apple's big announcement that it will utilize the ARM chipset in future devices. How is ARM changing the computing landscape, and is Intel in big trouble? Paul questions why all laptop computers do not come with SIM card support. And Andrew quickly discusses automating his smart home.
A week after Apple's WWDC, Andrew and Paul reflect on the massive changes Apple has made in MacOS Big Sur. Will the iPhone come with MacOS next year? Paul explains why Microsoft should be copying Apple. Should Microsoft Windows look more like MacOS? Plus Microsoft redesigns the start menu, and YouTube raises it's price for YouTube TV again. Is cord cutting becoming too expensive?
Apple made a slew of announcements during it's annual WWDC keynote. Notably Apple officially announced Apple Silicon, their ARM chipset. Will Apple have greater success with ARM than Microsoft? Andrew and Paul also tackle Apple's marketing. What changes would they make to Apple's marketing? Plus Apple announces iOS 14 with widgets and details MacOS Big Sur.
Apple is expected to announce a shift to ARM chips for Mac. What are the benefits of Mac running on ARM chips, and what are the biggest problems? Andrew and Paul briefly debate whether Intel has fallen behind AMD. And Sony is set to announce the PlayStation 5. What should you expect from the announcement?
Microsoft officially released Windows 10 Build 2004. Paul runs down some of the notable changes in the build and also delves into the next Windows 10 Build, 21H1. Andrew and Paul try to figure out HBO's strategy for HBO Max. Plus Andrew gripes about the pandemic causing issues with the supply chain for electronics. And should all conferences be held virtually now?
Microsoft gave fans their first look at real Xbox Series X game play. Andrew and Paul discuss whether games are becoming too realistic. Microsoft also announced the the spring 2020 line of Surface devices including the Surface Go 2. Should the Surface Go even exist? Plus details about Apple's new Apple TV leak and Google is redesigning Android TV.
Apple finally announces the long awaited 2020 version of the iPhone SE. Is the iPhone SE the best budget phone money can buy? Paul gives his thoughts on the new OnePlus 8. Does the OnePlus fall short of expectations? And Andrew talks about reducing some of the electronic clutter he's been hoarding.
Microsoft says the Surface Neo will not launch this year. Paul Thurrott explains why. Apple is rumored to launch the long awaited iPhone 9 next month. How much could the iPhone 9 cost? And Andrew and Paul discuss using the iPad with trackpad support. Does the iPad need a start menu?
Andrew and Paul discuss how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting education. How are educators adapting to educating online. Apple releases an update for iPadOS that includes mouse and trackpad support. Does the addition of mouse and trackpad support make the iPad a full blown laptop alternative? Plus Paul touches on the Huawei P40.
Andrew and Paul discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. Will COVID-19 change usher in a new era where more people work from home or companies hold less conferences? Andrew talks about being in quarantine for a week after testing positive for the flu. Plus Bill Gates will officially step down from the Microsoft board. Paul discusses Bill Gates' legacy.
Microsoft confirms specs for its next gen Xbox Series X. Are the specs better than the Playstation 5? Rumors are swirling that Apple is looking into using ARM on Mac. Is Apple ditching their in house A series chip? Plus Andrew talks about his recent TV purchase and hands on experience with the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.
Microsoft shares new info about Windows 10X and dual screen apps. How will Windows 10X handle dual screen apps and devices? Specs and pricing leaks for Apple's new iPhone 9 (SE 2). Who is Apple targeting the iPhone 9 to? Plus Andrew and Paul discuss subscription fatigue. Is there too much original content out there?
Pricing for Samsung's soon to debut Galaxy S20 leaks. Is the pricing too high for the Galaxy S20? Paul purports that Google's Pixel line is a failure. Should Google change their mobile device strategy? And Andrew and Paul discuss how they streamed the Superbowl. Was the quality of the game better over streaming?
Andrew and Paul talk about Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip phone and the new Moto RAZR. Is there still a market for flip phones? Paul addresses controversy surrounding UWP apps. Is UWP not dead afterall? Plus Microsoft delays the Surface Hub 2X, again. Is there a problem with Microsoft getting products shipped?
Microsoft Windows 7 officially reaches the end of support b y Microsoft. What does this mean for the future of the PC market? Paul talks about the history of Microsoft Windows over the last 2 decades. How has the market changed? Plus the guys touch on CES 2020 and Paul rants about the Impossible Burger.
Andrew and Paul discuss some of the announcements from CES 2020. Sony unveils an electric concept car called the Vision-S. Are cars becoming to reliant on technology? The guys also discuss the importance of CES. HP launches it's new Elite Dragonfly laptop. And a rendered photo of Apple's rumored iPhone SE 2 leaks.
On this episode Andrew and Paul discuss some of the tech they think is the best of the decade such as the Apple iPhone, cloud computing, 4G LTE, Uber, AirBNB, streaming services, and more. Why are these services and products the best of the decade?
Andrew talks about his experience with the new MacBook. Is the MacBook keyboard really improved? Apple announced their top apps of the year. Google Stadia announces yet more games it will be launching with. Who is the target audience for Google Stadia? And Paul touches on Windows 10X.
Paul shows off Xbox branded personal care products and tries Vegemite for the first time thanks to a fan. Andrew gives us his first hand experience trying the new 16 inch Macbook Pro. Is it too big? Motorola debuts it's all new Razr with a foldable screen. And Paul reflects on whether the Microsoft Surface Duo/Neo has potential.
Paul briefly discusses the 2019 Microsoft Ignite conference before he and Andrew talk about Disney officially launching their streaming service, Disney+. What do Andrew and Paul like or dislike about Disney+ and how will it affect Netflix? Plus Apple is rumored to be working on smart eye glasses and a new MacBook could launch this month.
Jon Prosser from Front Page Tech stops by to talk tech. Andrew and Jon debate the real reason why smart phone users switch between iPhone and Android. Facebook unveils a new, very generic logo. Andrew and Jon also discuss social media and whether Apple TV could over take Netflix. Could that really be possible?
Google officially announces the Pixel 4 at it's annual Made By Google event. Andrew and Paul discuss the Pixel 4 along with the other products announced by Google including the Pixelbook Go, Pixel Buds, and Nest Wifi. Does the Pixel 4 camera still beat out Apple's iPhone 11?
Microsoft officially announces it's releasing a dual screen Android phone at it's October event. Andrew and Paul discuss all the announcements from Microsoft including the Surface Duo, Surface Neo and Windows 10X. Does a dual screen Android device makes sense? Plus Andrew gives his review of macOS Catalina. Is macOS Catalina a failure?
Andrew and Paul discuss the numerous leaks ahead of Microsoft's Hardware event this month. Microsoft is rumored to announce a new dual screen OS named Windows 10x. Could we see a new dual screen or foldable device from Microsoft? Paul also talks about the new ARM based Surface tablet. And Andrew discusses his hands on experience with the new iPhone 11 Pro.
Andrew and Paul discuss The Verge's review of the iPhone 11 Pro. Does the iPhone 11 Pro have the best camera? Google, and Microsoft both have events coming up. Will the new Google Pixel beat out Apple's new iPhone 11 Pro? The guys also discuss social engineering hacks and Andrew talks about the Lutron Aurora smart bulb dimmer.
Apple officially announces the iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro along with Apple Arcade, Apple TV+, new 10.2 inch iPad, and Apple Watch Series 5. Andrew and Paul discuss Apple's keynote event and give their thoughts on all of the new hardware.
Microsoft sends out a save the date for their October hardware event. Could we possibly find out about HoloLens 2 and does Microsoft need to change the design of the Surface? Apple reportedly halts its walkie talkie project. What was the project and why did Apple halt it? And Andrew and Paul discuss the launch […]
Leaks of Apple's iPhone 11 Pro confirm plans for the new generation to include upgraded cameras. Andrew and Paul look ahead to Microsoft October event. Will Microsoft announce more than just a refresh of it's Surface line? And Andrew and Paul ponder whether 5G wireless internet will usher in the era of wireless internet at home.
Microsoft confirms rumors of a Windows 10 cloud restore feature. What is cloud restore for Windows 10? Andrew discusses buying his first 4K TV. This leads to Andrew and Paul talking about Bob Lazar, Area 51, and UFOs. Was Paul abducted by aliens? Plus the guys touch on the Apple card, Apple buying Intel's modem unit, and more.
Apple may finally be ditching its much disliked butterfly keyboard design. Will the new keyboard design be any better? Samsung claims they have fixed the Galaxy Fold but Paul questions whether it's too late for the 1st gen foldable. Android notifications come to Windows 10. Is Android the mobile device path Microsoft should have taken? And Paul talks about his upcoming home swap.
Microsoft's foldable Surface device will reportedly run Android apps. Will this be a game changer for Android tablets? Bill Gates says one of his biggest mistakes was losing to Android. Andrew and Paul discuss how Google's Android was the only device that has competed with Apple iOS and the iPhone. And Paul touches on iPadOS. Is iPadOS the beginning of MacOS and iOS merging?
Andrew and Paul rant about nonsense. Facebook announces their own digital currency, Libra. Is there a market for Facebook currency? Google is accused of scraping song lyrics. Could that be true? And Paul touches on Project Scarlett.