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130: So Pro, It Hurts

Chances are, you are triggered by the sight of the price tags of the new iPhones, but were you able to hold out on pre-ordering? Apple are certainly pros at controlling the marketing message but did they go too far in 2019? It may not matter however as there are about 70m Chinese old iPhone owners who are looking for an upgrade. Even if that doesn’t work out, Apple have 2 new services in Apple Arcade and TV+ streaming, which are actually quite affordable.

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch podcast.

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129: Note 10, Mintt, Facebook snooping, de-platformed forums

We love it when DJ Koh goes big and the latest Galax Note 10+ is certainly that! And what about the Aussie upstarts Mintt covering the other end of the smartphone market? We think they will do very well. Will the promise of hyper efficient levitation travel become reality? Hardt Hyperloop believes so, and Facebook keeps on being Facebook, while the never-ending saga of online forums being de-platformed by internet bullies continues. What’s the worst that can happen….

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch podcast.

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128: FaceApp, Elon’s Neuralink, MCU Phase 4

By the time you’re as old as you make yourself on FaceApp, we will surely be uploading our thoughts to the interwebs and it may all be thanks to Elon Musk’s brain-to-machine interface called Neuralink. Telepathy is closer than you think, and it may involve bluetooth! Comic Con 2019 was all about Marvel Studios as Kevin Feige took 90 minutes to update the world on phase 4 of the MCU. What was your favourite announcement?

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch podcast.

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127: Sir Jony Ive to leave Apple and Libra is here, now what?

Zuck takes one step closer to utter world domination and Apple’s stock plummets as it loses its one remaining tastemaker – just your typical week at TLC. Will you be paying for your groceries in Libra coin in the near future? Will Apple ever have another hit product? What has Google done now??

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch podcast.

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126: Review of Samsung S10 and coverage of WWDC and E3

And we’re back after a slight hiatus! We start off with Kelvin’s shiny new toy, then all of the gratuitous Apple fanfare at this year’s WWDC, and end with our favourite and not-so favourite bits from a jam-packed E3, with a notable few absentees. For a week or so there, Keanu stole the internet while Elon Musk made a surprise visit to the world’s largest gaming conference.

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch podcast.

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125: Avengers Endgame Spoilery Review

So after 22 films and 6 The Lazy Couch episodes, we finally come to the end of the MCU’s Infinity Saga. We laughed, we cried, we talked about it.. a lot. This is a full on spoiler-filled recap and general chat on the most anticipated movie of all time.

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch podcast.

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124: Black Hole Pic, Star Wars, Disney+

For the first time in history, human sapiens have taken a photo of an actual black hole in a galaxy far away. What kind of technology was used to achieve this? We break it all down with clips of course. Speaking of space, Star Wars episode IX’s teaser trailer was showcased as well as the title – The Rise of Skywalker. What were the surprises? How many misdirections were there? Will someone give JJ a hug?

Finally, Disney+ streaming service was announced, along with a whole bunch of new original shows and films. If you’re into content, it’s certainly a great time to be alive!

As always, we cover all angles using clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on The Lazy Couch podcast.

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123: Google Stadia, Zuck Wants Regulated Internet

We catch up with Google’s Stadia announcement where it seeks to supersede the way you play and consume games without the need for hardware. Is this real? While Zuckerberg writes another op-ed asking for help and specifically tighter regulation of the internet. This could be the start of something big and the web as we know it. There are also some April Fools’ gags and Elon Musk’s foray into being a rap artist and at the same time resurrecting a 3-year old meme. R.I.P. Harambe. Just a small sample of a wild episode 123.

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122: Apple Subscription Services+

Apple had its huge spring event and this time they focused on services – all around what you currently do on your iPhone – read stuff, play stuff, watch stuff and pay for stuff. We’re not exactly sure what a world with Apple being a financial services company would be like. Will it disrupt the industry? Will the shows produced by Apple be strong enough to grab the mindshare of a Netflix-dominated audience? How much will the gaming subscription service be? So many questions 

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121: Captain Marvel Spoiler Review

A spoiler-ful look at MCU’s 21st film – Captain Marvel. Watch it and come back to hear about what we thought with clips and all.