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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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110: Oculus Connect 5 and VR in 2018

After 5 years of steering Oculus and their virtual reality arm for high-tech devices, Facebook are making all the right moves and pushing the industry forward with the launch of Oculus Quest – a new standalone VR headset with hand presence and 6 degrees of freedom. Oculus Connect 5 is its annual developers conference and we deep dive into the metaverse to bring you all the latest from the event. Is the future truly VR? When will we be able to jack into the Matrix?

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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102: Microsoft buys GitHub, IGTV, Google podcasts

It’s the catch all episode! With no major tech conventions, we looked at stories that happened over the last few weeks, covering Microsoft, Google, Instagram, YouTube, Tesla, IBM and more. It really is everything you need to know in tech.

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70: Suicide Squad Special

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Our big Suicide Squad review – first spoiler-free and then full of spoilers. Apple buys another AI startup, Australian Census warning, and China’s investment in Silicon Valley.

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48: The Future of Interfaces

The Fine Bros found out the internet do not think they are so fine, Alphabet is now the most valuable company in the world and Yahoo is set to cut 15% of its workforce – just another regular news-filled week here in TLC land. Our feature this week is all about the future of interfaces and we examine Microsoft’s purchase of SwiftKey tech and what that may mean in the way we interact with machines as well as with each other. This and more on episode 48 of The Lazy Couch.

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38: JJ for Jar Jar

In this week’s episode, we say hello to Optus, Candy Crush and Google and GM getting into bed together. However, we say goodbye to Grantland and Sunrise, that amazing calendar app. We also feature JJ Abrams answering questions from the godfather himself George Lucas and much much more.

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15: Act Like a Robot

We’ve had a vision – The Lazy Couch is now your one and only weekly dose of tech news, movies and internet culture. This week we chat about what the hell is happening with Foursquare, Apple making more money, Jared Leto’s new look as The Joker and we review ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’.. twice. You didn’t see that coming, did you?

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