In this week’s episode, Shawn and Ross discuss the Huawei ban and its implications for 5G, as well as the risk of retaliatory measures. Our Lightning Round takes on Amazon’s rumored emotion-reading wearable, Rotten Tomatoes’ move to verify movie reviews, and Panic’s newly unveiled Playdate.
Fresh off of Shawn’s triumphant run at the Tokyo marathon, Shawn and Ross talk about a recent hands-on experience with Microsoft’s HoloLens 2. We also go deep on the latest wave of news of Facebook, including its privacy pivot and Patreon competitor. Finally, the Lightning Round strikes on Huawei’s lawsuit, wrist phones, and the debut of Tim Apple.
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.
In this episode, Shawn DuBravac and Ross Rubin compare and contrast the recent phone and smartwatch launches from LG and Huawei. What do different smartwatch paths say about Google’s strategy and the future of wearables in the mass market? Plus, real estate that anticipates autonomous vehicles and an Alexa-equipped food preservation device that can measure and track consumption.