Episode 654 – Thanksgiving Eve

  YouTube says it’s not slowing down Firefox — just ad blockers Google Chrome will limit ad blockers starting June 2024 Infocom’s ingenious code-porting tools for Zork and other games have been found YouTube loading slower for some users on Firefox, may be related to ad blockers [U] Google Home adds search bar for devices on your Wi-Fi… Read More »

Episode 653 – A Short Trek

  Amazon has already replaced Android on the Echo Show ahead of Fire TV Google Messages rolling out ‘Profile discovery’ to set Account-level name, avatar WhatsApp backups on Android will soon count toward your Google Account storage Samsung’s Android devices accounted for ‘half or more’ of Google Play revenue Chrome for Android might stop fighting the password manager… Read More »

Episode 652 – Adding On to Firefox

Firefox will support at least 200 new extensions on Android this December Removal of MyQ integration How to track your steps with your Android phone Mint, One of the First Budgeting Apps, Is Shutting Down The latest Gboard update has a hidden scan tool for text around you Google’s Nexus 5 at 10: A glimpse into the future… Read More »

Episode 651 – Bitwarden or Something Else?

  Google Removes Chromecast With Google TV From Amazon, Raising Questions About a Possible New Chromecast | Cord Cutters News How to replace your Gmail password with a passkey Samsung ships Android 14 in record time Interview: 40 years ago this month, the first-ever consumer cell phone call was made Gmail gets a nifty new feature to complement… Read More »

Episode 650 – 2013 Jere and an Ocean Catch

  Android’s built-in smart home controls now work with Home Assistant Google Wallet rolls out shareable boarding and event passes Google is finally addressing the spike in emergency calls due to Android devices Dave Burke explains Android 14’s big battery and performance improvements Matter 1.2 brings robot vacuums, fridges, smoke alarms, and more Could Flexor for ChromeOS bring… Read More »

Episode 649 – Frigate and the Laundry Guy

  Google Clock Grabs Two Sweet New Features With Weather, Alarm Syncing Google maybe readying ChromeOS Flex for unsupported Chromebooks Ecobee’s new doorbell streams a camera feed to your thermostat 32% of Cable TV Bills Are For ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, & RSNs, Now Broadcasters Want More Money From Comcast, Spectrum & More RIP Tony Stark: Iron Man… Read More »

Episode 648 – Not Just 14

  You Can Now Add Your Smart Speaker to Multiple Groups, Legally Google will now make passkeys the default for personal accounts How a 25-year-old first-time Firefox coder fixed a 22-year-old bug Passwordless by default: Make the switch to passkeys FCC Says Comcast, Spectrum, AT&T Must Start Displaying the True Cost and Speed of Their Internet Service Starting… Read More »

Episode 647 – Vacation Guru

Google Chromebook Plus: What you need to know Google introduces Chromebook Plus branding for ChromeOS laptops with premium specs and features 40 years ago, Microsoft released the first version of Word YouTube TV is the Most Popular Live TV Streaming Service for Cord Cutting – Here Is How Sling TV, Fubo, DIRECTV STREAM, & More Rank As Google… Read More »

Episode 646 – Jere Buys Some Atoms

  Google Podcasts will die in 2024 Google is removing basic HTML view from Gmail in 2024 Google Meet and the rest of G Workspace are working better than ever on Firefox Gmail for Android adds ‘Select All’ button to help you clean your inbox Amazon’s Echo Show 8 Photos Edition makes the smart display a digital photo frame… Read More »

Episode 645 – Now Raffling Off Hotel Shampoo

  Bard AI Gets Integrated Into Google Apps for Better or Worse Nest devices can now only join one speaker group at a time Watch Unlock for Wear OS may finally arrive soon as an easy way to unlock your phone The Nest Hub Max is losing one of its key features this month Google Domains halts registrations… Read More »