Episode 21: Samsung Unpacked, the Future of VR, and Apple’s Credit Card

In this episode of Techspansive, Shawn and Ross review the highlights of Samsung’s high-profile product launch ahead of MWC, peer into the future of VR with hands-on experience of the first eye-resolution headset, and look at Apple’s continued services push with a potential Goldman Sachs partnership. Plus, our Lightning Round topics include the fate of Bixby, disclosure about hidden sensors, the 5G iPhone timeline, and Google’s streaming gaming service.

Episode 19: Spotify ups its Podcast Game, Facebook Faces More Regulation, and Sprint Sues AT&T

In this episode. Shawn DuBravac and Ross Rubin talk about the big moves that Spotify has made in the podcast space as it seeks to shore up its business against platform providers and emulate successful models of Netflix and YouTube. In addition, they look at the impact that Facebook and other companies face as new regulations require greater transparency when combining data from multiple media properties. Finally, Ross and Shawn take a look at the latest in 5G as Sprint sues AT&T over its network branding and T-Mobile says it plans to sit out creating a bundle of broadband TV programming.

Episode 14: End of Year Grading for Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft

In this episode, Shawn DuBravac and Ross Rubin hand out report cards to five big tech ecosystem companies — Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft. We’ll discuss some of their biggest highlights and lowlights and assign a final grade for the year as well as consider what’s in store for them in 2019.

Episode 12: Qualcomm, Intel, Moore’s Law, and the Future of Streaming Video

In this episode, Shawn DuBravac and Ross Rubin discuss the announcements that Qualcomm made at its Snapdragon Summit — first up, some impressive new applications for artificial intelligence, Then we assess the company’s entrance into the PC market against a charging Intel and the state of Moore’s Law. Finally, we discuss how Facebook’s latest rumored push into premium video may bring it into a crowded field, but one in which it brings some significant advantages.