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67: Nintendo, SoftBank, Star Wars

In episode 67, we cover the news of Nintendo continuing their nostalgia run with the launch of a mini NES, Uber reaching 2 billion trips, rumours that Apple will buy Formula 1, Samsung Note 7 to have an iris scanner and Google will build a AR headset to compete with Microsoft. Will it get any crazier? It does. Japanese telco giant SoftBank buys an arm for $32b, not just any arm but chip designer ARM. Their chip designs are found in Apple and Samsung devices and may other devices that connect to the internet.

Our main feature covers the Star Wars Celebration event in London where we look at more Rogue One details and a spoiler, which we didn’t spoil. The event covers all things geeky from the animated series to how they built the cardboard models of all the machines to prepare for the movies. All this and more in episode 67 of the Lazy Couch Podcast.

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60: Future of Everything

Big news – the young Han Solo has been cast! Find out who it is and his acting credentials in our ‘future of’ episode. We ask the big questions like how will content be distributed and consumed and who will control the message? How will you be watching live sports like the English Premier League? And is there a future for podcasts?

We also preview what’s to come in PC graphics and some of the cool new tech that LG and Microsoft are developing,┬áthat may be coming┬áto your smartphone in the next couple of years. This and much more on episode 60 of The Lazy Couch. We are not Babylonians.