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140: Oscars, Being Cookied, Razr Fold Test

“The internet is your enemy but also your friend.”

Yes, this pretty much sums up the Naked Tech Podcast as we delve into how we’re all being tracked by cookies (or are we?) and how the coronavirus is affecting the tech industry in surprising ways.

We also get all caucus-y and break down the Iowa caucus fiasco and see how our friends at Cnet break down the newest foldable flip phone, the Motorola Razr.

As always we cover all angles using audio clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on the Naked Tech Podcast.

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138: Microsoft’s New Browser, Apple Encryption Drama

Bit of a break in the tech event cycle and we get serious by chatting all things encryption and iCloud backups. Yay! We’ll tell you what the media isn’t and break down some of the mixed messages you may have been hearing from the press.

We have also been trialling the new browser, Edge, by Microsoft and we tell you why you should try it out yourself.

As always we cover all angles using audio clips from different sources so you get everything you need to know, right here on the Naked Tech 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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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.

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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118: Spotify Buys Podcasting, Reddit Worth $3B, FaceTime Bug

Spotify acquires Gimlet Media and Anchor for $230M and thus changes the podcasting landscape forever. While Tencent invests heavily in Reddit who may now be ready to take on Facebook and Google as your frontpage of the web. Apple is in trouble again with a horrendous FaceTime bug and Facebook keeps on being Facebook by spying on you even further.

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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111: Pixel 3, Pixel Slate, Google Home Hub

The Pixel 3 leaks were correct! Google finally unveiled its hardware product line for 2018, which includes a notched XL phone, a tablet trying to be a laptop that’s definitely not a phone phablet and a new Google Home with the assistant built in with a phablet-sized screen. Confused yet? Tune in to episode 111 as we break it all down and what it all means to you.

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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105: Apple shows off its FAANGs, Google to China?

It’s official – Apple is the first US company to be valued at over $1 trillion, with the other FAANGs hot on its heels. Also, did you know what a FAANG is? You will after you hear this episode! Meanwhile Tesla stocks surge after Elon’s big apology but is that real reason for the bounce back? Google is reportedly heading back to China – the world is not very happy about that. In local news, we go nuts about a bank innovating in the blockchain space and perhaps uprooting the way we trade internationally. Is it news?

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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99: Musk, Microsoft, Telstra troubles

The Lazy Couch podcast is your fortnightly dose of tech news and discussion on all things internet culture. We don’t just report the news but also how the news is being propagated across the vast interwebs and ask the big question – why? This week, we cover the latest in Elon Musk’s dating habits, Microsoft’s attempt to be all inclusive and how Australia lost its mind over Telstra going down for a couple of hours.

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98: Facebook F8, Microsoft Build, Google I/O

And we’re back! It’s been a massive week of developer conferences and keynotes by 3 of the leading technology companies, and we break them all down in quite some detail. Listen in for an in depth discussion on all the announcements including a Facebook dating app, a Cortana/Alexa partnership and a personal assistant robot that can make calls and confirm bookings for you.

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86: Catching up with Apple, Snap Inc, Twitter, Google

We return to normal programming with a catch up episode on 4 of the tech giants – Apple, Snap Inc, Twitter and Google.┬áLet us know what you think in the comments or get in touch with us on @thelazycouch on twitter.