In this episode, Shawn and Ross look at the growth of AI in the cloud, including the announcements from the Google Next and Qualcomm AI events in San Francisco. Our Lightning Round takes on new Acer’s powerful ConceptD PCs for creators, YouTube TV’s price hike, and the launch of Apple’s podcast website in light of Spotify’s moves. Our startup spotlight looks at Gooroo, a marketplace that uses AI to match students and tutors.
In this episode, Shawn DuBravac and Ross Rubin discuss the implications of recent tests that show how well major voice agents fare when asked a range of questions across topics and what Apple’s promotion of a recent Google hire to the executive team might mean for the future of its AI efforts. Also, on the day that AT&T launches its mobile 5G network, we share some thoughts about what the long-awaited wireless standard means in the short-term and what applications it may enable in years to come.
[n this week’s episode, Shawn DuBravac and Ross Rubin dive deep into Google’s AI-driven device announcements covering the Pixel 3, Pixel Slate and Home Hub. Can these new products compete and drive volume for the search giant? We’ll also trade thoughts on what Essential could be building with its rumored agent-driven phone and share some impressions of Magic Leap’s announcements at its augmented reality developer event. Plus, get ready for the a la carte future of airline ticket purchases.