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.
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.
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.
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?
The Apple iPhone 7 officially launches. T-Mobile says pre-orders for the iPhone 7 are 4 times higher than the iPhone 6. Apple faces a new class action lawsuit over it's iPhone Upgrade Program. A US safety group has officially recalled the Galaxy Note 7. Does Samsung's down turn leave an opening for HTC? Amazon launches a less expensive Dot. Also Chris Ferrell from GonnaGeek and Jon Prosser from Front Page Tech join us this week for episode 200!
Apple officially announces the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, and Apple Watch 2. Andrew and John debate Apple's decision to remove the headphone jack. Will people really be upset by not having a headphone jack? Apple debuts the Apple Watch 2 including an edition specifically for Nike. Nintendo is finally bringing Mario to the iPhone with Super Mario Run. Plus Sony announces the Playstation 4 Pro and Playstation 4 Slim and airlines are banning the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.
YouTube Creators are upset over a recent update to YouTube's advertising guidelines. Is YouTube censoring creators? Apple sends out official invites for it's iPhone 7 event on September 7. Could we also see a refresh of Mac hardware? HP debuts it's modular PC, Elite Slice. Has HP's hardware design surpassed Apple? Google may unveil a 4K capable Chromecast and other new hardware on October 4. And Samsung recalls every Galaxy Note 7 for exploding batteries.
Apple will likely debut the iPhone 7 on September 7. Andrew and John speculate on what rumored hardware changes will actually be true. Google Chrome will begin blocking Adobe Flash in favor of HTML5. Is this the unofficial end of Flash? Walmart buys Jet.com for $3 Billion. Will Walmart purchasing Jet.com help them compete against Amazon? Pokemon GO hits 100 million downloads. And Seagate unveils a 60TB SSD.
Microsoft Windows 10 Anniversary Update is officially out. What's new in the update for Windows 10? Netflix has more subscribers than the top 3 cable companies. Should cable companies change their strategies? A leaked photo purportedly shows Apple Lightning ear buds. Is it mistake for Apple to remove the headphone jack? And Archive.org adds the first 13 years of Nintendo Power.
Chris Ferrell from the GonnaGeek Network joins Andrew and John to discuss Pokemon GO. Why is Pokemon GO so successful for Nintendo? Nintendo is launching a NES Classic Mini. Amazon held their annual Prime Day sale. What goodies did the guys pick up? Microsoft will make Windows 10 available as a subscription service for enterprise customers. Would you pay a subscription fee for Windows 10? And did a recent court ruling make it a federal crime to share your Netflix password?