Donovan and Samuel are back again, this time discussing 5G spectrum, transcription in Microsoft Word on the web, Netflix calls it quits on ‘Altered Carbon’ after two seasons, Amazon wins FAA approval for their delivery drones, Walmart’s shot across the bow of Amazon with their Walmart+ $98/year service, new rules in Apple’s App store affecting streaming game services (i.e. Microsoft, Google), and the big story: The alarming rise of the technosexuals.
With a full crew in this episode, Donovan talks about his experiences with his new Rodecaster Pro mixer as well as using his iPhone SE 2 (2020) for the last couple of weeks. Both devices made him immediately regret the purchase but he eventually came around (mostly). Oliver discusses what his medical facility he works out is going to do in checking peoples’ temps, etc., is the end of Black Friday near (and are we experiencing the new normal when it comes to shopping), Amazon Prime Video finally has user profiles, iOS 14 is in public beta, if you have a GoPro Hero 8 you can use it as a webcam (only on macOS right now, though), and Sam brings up a weird file where an engineer decided to make her own special type of cell phone (listen to find out what it was).
There was a discussion on masks, etc. but don’t worry — the show didn’t get *too* political on the subject.
The full crew is back discussing the epitome of living in the South, Microsoft admits it was wrong about open source, the Joe Rogan Experience moving exclusively to Spotify, Netflix doing something that’s out of character for a subscription based service, GW-BASIC is open sourced by Microsoft, a grandmother in Europe runs afoul of GDPR, more money potentially coming to fund telehealth services, and a whole lotta laughs happen in this episode!Continue Reading …