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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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117: Facebook’s Unification, Netflix’s Future, Nike’s Self-Lacing Sneakers

Are you a Whatsapp user that never joined Facebook? Well, that may be a thing of the past if Zuckerberg has anything to do with an upcoming project to unify all of Facebook’s many messaging services into one. There’s a great chance too, you know being the CEO and all. While Netflix has been forced to go on a price hike in America to keep its revenues up, as it prepares to stave off competition coming from all angles. If you have an ad-blocker extension on your Chrome, you may want to switch to Firefox as Google looks to re-engineer some key APIs on Chrome. Meanwhile, Nike just released its latest self-lacing sneakers and people are going nuts over them!

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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57: Facebook’s 10 Year Plan

Mark Zuckerberg lays out Facebook’s 10 year plan and roadmap to dominate all aspects of your daily life. We are not surprised. Microsoft may have stole some of the thunder last week, but Facebook are also all in on bots and use of natural language for its slew of messenger apps to be your life OS.

In movies, there are new trailers for Doctor Strange, Suicide Squad, Captain America: Civil War, and the Harry Potter prequel – Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. And what’s that? Do we finally know who will play the villain in Sony’s upcoming Spider-Man movie?

We are on a very short 1-week hiatus at the moment but rest assured, we will be back as strong as ever next week with all the latest in technology, movies, the internet and all things geeky. Keep it locked in here on The Lazy Couch podcast.

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56: Bots Everywhere

This week, Kelvin and Geoff talk about the big Tesla Model 3 event and the announcements coming out of Microsoft Build conference where BOTS are about to take over the world! We’ve also been playing around with Miitomo – Nintendo’s first foray into mobile apps and a possible pointer to their future strategy with yes, the use of Bots.

Want your private messages to be actually private? Whatsapp just turned on end-to-end encryption so we recommend you update your app to the latest version straight away. There’s also news from Facebook, Twitter buying NFL rights and Yahoo’s slow and steady death. This and more on episode 56 of The Lazy Couch.

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46: 2016 Movies Preview

This week’s episode is all about movies coming out in 2016! We rattle through all the major releases for the year including comic book movies: Deadpool, Batman v Superman, Captain America, X-Men, Suicide Squad, Gambit and Doctor Strange. Find out what we’re excited about and what makes us question our faith in humanity… It’s another BIG year!

On the tech front, there’s news from the usual suspects – Whatsapp, Uber and Apple. This and more on episode 46 of The Lazy Couch.

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29: World’s 1st Cyber Sitcom

Say ‘Hey’ Jarryd Hayne. Go you good thing! The Hayne Plane has well and truly taken off and we’re loving the ride here at TLC HQ. Keep it up maaaaate. This week we also celebrate the 20th birthday of Windows 95 and the ‘Start’ button. We asked Matt Perry and Jen Aniston to come in and record a cyber sitcom! In other news, Youtube gets a little Twitchy, you can now Whatsapp at work, and Elon Musk’s Hyperloop can actually be a real thing. This and more on episode 29 of The Lazy Couch.