Episode 673 – So Long And Thanks For All the Fish

As the last episode comes to a close, we ponder what’s next. Stay subscribed. Walmart has a new pro-tier Google TV model in the works Google Officially Launches its “Find My Device” Feature for Android 5 ways to use the new Find My Device on Android Android’s Bluetooth trackers are finally shipping in late May Android’s upgraded Find… Read More »

Episode 672 – The Penultimate Episode

Next week will be the last regular episode of the podcast, after nearly 14 years of regular uploads. Home Assistant 2024.04 Android 15 could hide your location from carriers on command Google confirms when Apple will bring RCS to iPhones What I learned when I replaced my cheap Pi 5 PC with a no-name Amazon mini desktop NYC’s… Read More »

Episode 671 – Desknobuffet

  Here’s what Android version our readers currently have installed Send voice messages in Google Chat Vinyl records outsell CDs for the second year running UGREEN launches Kickstarter campaign for the NASync line of network-attached-storage systems with 12th-gen Intel chips Android 15 DP2 continues to build on physical keyboard support Samsung has finally adopted Android’s Seamless Updates after… Read More »

Episode 670 – Toaster AI

  The current appointment slots feature in Google Calendar will be replaced by appointment schedules in July 2024 Pine64’s PineVox smart speaker is a hacker-friendly smart speaker with a microphone kill switch (under development) The YouTube app on your Roku or Chromecast just got a big upgrade Google Home for web finally adds camera history and clip downloads… Read More »

Episode 669 – A Slice of Banana Pi Sounds Good Right Now

  Roku hackers breach 15,000 accounts and are selling them online Banana Pi’s $31 BPI-WiFi 6 router runs a fork of OpenWrt Google TV needs to get better, and it needs to do it now Google Contacts cleans up contact info with new ‘Connected apps’ section Airbnb bans creepy surveillance cameras inside rentals starting April 30 Google Phone… Read More »

Episode 668 – A Triumphant Return

  2024.3: Drag ‘n Drop it like it’s hot! 🎉 Linux market share passes 4% for first time; macOS dominance declines How caregivers are using smart tech to help aging parents Migrate email data from one Google Workspace account to another, available in open beta 1Password extends passkey support to Android Embracing Android 14: Meta’s Early Adoption Empowered… Read More »

Episode 667 – Knob Ties

  Google Maps is finally making glanceable directions widely available 6 Android experiences to see at MWC Barcelona 9 new Android features to help you stay productive Chromecast with Google TV update rolling out: Fast Pair, Audio output switcher Sony claims to offer subs “appropriate value” for deleting digital libraries ATSC 3.0 Nextgen OTA TV Makes Changes to… Read More »

Episode 666 – Aparthothel

  Disney Blu-Rays and DVDs Aren’t Dead: Sony Will Take Over Production Tubi, Pluto TV, & The Roku Channel Are Some of The Most Watched Streaming Services In January 2024 As Free Streaming Grows Android may eventually be able to protect your two-factor authentication codes Walmart officially buying Vizio for $2.3 billion with focus on SmartCast software “So… Read More »

Episode 665 – Yesterday was Wednesday

  A Googler just spilled the beans on Android 15’s release date Prime Video cuts Dolby Vision, Atmos support from ad tier—and didn’t tell subs I was wrong to ignore Zigbee and Z-Wave. They’re the best part of my smart home. Your Galaxy Watch is now FDA approved to detect sleep apnea https://www.androidpolice.com/android-could-soon-work-better-with-smart-locks/ Android Auto gains MyRadar to… Read More »

Episode 664 – Mixed Feelings

  Microsoft Edge for Android is getting support for extensions ‘Google’ preferences redesign in Android Settings rolling out [U] Google Search ‘cached’ link is officially dead YouTube Premium announces 100 million subscribers Mozilla targets scummy data brokers with Monitor Plus removal service Introducing Mozilla Monitor Plus, a new tool to automatically remove your personal information from data broker… Read More »