The Monolith Has Always Been There – DTNS 3915

The Verge’s Tom Warren notes that despite the Xbox Series X having more powerful hardware, the PS5 has been outperforming it, particularly in frame rate, according to benchmarks from Digital Foundry. What’s going on and is there deeper going on? Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Scott Johnson, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a ScreenContinue reading “The Monolith Has Always Been There – DTNS 3915”

Adventures of Spot and Sparrow – DTNS 3914

Twitter announced it is relaunching its verification process with new guidelines, the Australian inspector general for the intelligence community discovered intelligence agencies were “incidentally” collecting data from Australia’s COVIDSafe contact tracing app, and the future of newspapers. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Peter Wells, Roger Chang and Joe. MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? ClickContinue reading “Adventures of Spot and Sparrow – DTNS 3914”

Let OLED Light Up Your Life – DTNS 3913

If you plan to upgrade your home theater display this holiday shopping season wait till you hear what Robert Heron has to say on what to look for and which TVs should be on your shortlist. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Robert Heron, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here MultipleContinue reading “Let OLED Light Up Your Life – DTNS 3913”

Deal Digging for GPUs – DTNS 3912

Patrick Norton is back with some choice picks for your holiday gift buying list. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Patrick Norton, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts. A special thanks to all our supporters–without you, noneContinue reading “Deal Digging for GPUs – DTNS 3912”

Smart Glasses: Still A Thing! – DTNS 3911

The Washington Post’s sources say state and federal investigators are preparing to bring antitrust charges against Facebook, alleging that the acquisition of rivals Instagram and WhatsApp led to a social media market with few quality alternatives. We examine the thrust of the case and what Facebook can look forward to in court. Starring Rich Stroffolino,Continue reading “Smart Glasses: Still A Thing! – DTNS 3911”

Apple Cuts Its Rates – DTNS 3910

Apple announced the App Store Small Business Program that– starting January 1st– will let developers who earn less than $1 million in annual sales apply for a reduced commission rate where Apple would only take 15 percent, instead of 30 percent, of sales. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Dan Benjamin, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 DownloadContinue reading “Apple Cuts Its Rates – DTNS 3910”

Happiness is Squishy – DTNS 3909

We delve into the science of happiness and the unspoken dark side that pursuing it entails. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Erin Carson, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Please SUBSCRIBE HERE. Subscribe through Apple Podcasts. A special thanks to all our supporters–withoutContinue reading “Happiness is Squishy – DTNS 3909”

Compared to 2020, Video Games are Positive – DTNS 3908

TechCrunch’s sources say Uber has been in talks since October to sell its Advanced Technologies Group. This would follow Uber selling scooter and bike company Jump, selling a stake in Uber Freight and agreeing to acquire Postmates, which is expected to close this quarter. What’s Uber’s plan and why the shift away from tangential businessContinue reading “Compared to 2020, Video Games are Positive – DTNS 3908”

O Employee, Where Art Thou? – DTNS 3907

We examine the rise of contact tracing devices in the workplace and their use for worker surveillance as outlined by David Gershgorn’s recent OneZero article. Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Shannon Morse, Len Peralta, Roger Chang, Joe MP3 Download Using a Screen Reader? Click here Multiple versions (ogg, video etc.) from Archive.org Please SUBSCRIBE HERE.Continue reading “O Employee, Where Art Thou? – DTNS 3907”

Tech Policy in the Biden Administration – DTNS 3906

On January 6, 2021, the US will count its electoral votes for President and Vice President and right now it seems likely that the next US president will be former Vice President Joe Biden. So we thought we’d look at what kind of tech policy we might see from a Biden administration. Starring Tom Merritt,Continue reading “Tech Policy in the Biden Administration – DTNS 3906”