A weekly discussion of tech news between Marton (TechAltar) and Tristan (researcher for The Friday Checkout).
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Tech news, discussed with friends. If you love The Friday Checkout but you want to get even more tech news and more in-depth discussions, this podcast is right for you!
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Episode 1 - Intel had a terrible quarter, Samsung announcements keep our hands tied, person of the year 2022 and 2023 and more.
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Let's look at earnings at Meta, Alphabet, Amazon, Apple, Qualcomm and more!
OPPO brings its Find N2 Flip to global markets, Bing makes ethical decisions for when its chat bot should help you with answers and when it shouldn't, and AI search economics get tricky.
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The Google Pixel 7 Pro is more Samsung than even a Galaxy, as 51% of its BoM cost goes to Samsung! Besides, Google with time became a slumbering giant
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This week MWC (Mobile world congress) hype is starting to build so we discuss what phones we expect to see from Honor, Xiaomi and Realme, we discuss Apple's upcoming and rumored blood glucose monitor in the Apple watch, and more.
This week Signal announced it would "1000%" quit the UK if proposed rules affecting encryption get passed by parliament, MWC showed lots of interesting new devices, including rollable phones from Motorola and laptops from Lenovo, and Nokia showed off a repairable budget phone, the G22.
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This week Spotify announced a complete redesign of their app, turning it from a simple music and podcast listening tool to a social media platform focused on creators, video and monetization. It looks wild!
Also, counterpoint released some interesting new sales figures: https://www.counterpointresearch.com/top-smartphones-global-2022
Special episode: My girlfriend Maja and I discuss Microsoft rolling out copilot to Microsoft 365 (Office), Belkin pulling out of Matter with WeMo, BYD selling cars to Sixt and more.
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01:45 - Ex-Pebble employees try to launch a new phone company
19:35 - Counterpoint shared new data about the continued rise of premium devices
26:55 - Microsoft Loop, the Notion clone
33:35 - LTT is hacked
38:18 - Bard thoughts
40:18 - Trivia