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A weekly news show where your favorite Engadget editors tear themselves away from their crippling technology addiction, to discuss our collective crippling technology addiction.

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    • 3.8 • 105 Ratings

A weekly news show where your favorite Engadget editors tear themselves away from their crippling technology addiction, to discuss our collective crippling technology addiction.

    Kindle Scribe review and the rise of Twitter clones

    Kindle Scribe review and the rise of Twitter clones

    Finally, a Kindle you can write on! This week, we dive into Cherlynn’s review of the Kindle Scribe, Amazon’s first e-reader that can also capture handwritten notes. The hardware is great, but as usual, Amazon’s software feels half-baked. Also, Devindra and Cherlynn discuss the rise of new Twitter alternatives like Hive Social and Post. It looks like many communities are already splintering off to these services, but unfortunately, they can’t yet replicate the magic of Twitter.




    Kindle Scribe review – 1:13

    Rise of the Twitter clones: Hive Social, Post, and Mastodon – 19:28

    Amazon will lose $10 billion on its Alexa division this year – 34:12

    We’ve got a new trailer for the Super Mario Bros. animated movie – 38:01

    Working on – 43:58

    Pop culture picks – 45:30

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    • 51 min
    Diving into our Holiday Gift Guide

    Diving into our Holiday Gift Guide

    This week, Cherlynn and Devindra chat with Senior Commerce Editor, Valentina Palladino, about our massive Holiday Gift Guide. If you’re looking for a decent laptop to gift, or maybe some budget gear for yourself, we’ve got you covered! Also, they dig into the FTX debacle (which got much worse than last week!), and Elon Musk’s ongoing fail whale Twitter acquisition. And on a surprising note, we end up having strong feelings about Amazon’s chat-based virtual healthcare service.




    Engadget 2022 Holiday Gift Guide – 1:24

    NASA’s Artemis 1 rocket finally launches – 27:20

    Cherlynn got to try Apple’s SOS satellite text message service – 28:56

    Qualcomm announces Snapdragon chips with hardware-accelerated ray tracing – 34:33

    Tuvalu turns to the metaverse to save its culture from climate change – 38:38

    Meta axes its Portal video chat device – 40:21

    FTX continues to collapse as regulator investigations begin – 43:15

    Elon Twitter is a mess: your weekly update – 48:36

    Working on – 1:02:47

    Pop culture picks – 1:05:59

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    • 1 hr 14 min
    That foldable iPhone + Meta layoffs and the fall of FTX

    That foldable iPhone + Meta layoffs and the fall of FTX

    We’re still waiting for Apple to deliver a real foldable iPhone, but that didn’t stop a group of engineers in China from crafting their own prototype. This week, Cherlynn and Devindra dive into the possibility of a real foldable iPhone, plus they discuss Meta’s massive layoffs and the fast downfall of the crypto exchange FTX. Also, what are the ethics of Apple limiting AirDrop in China (and eventually the rest of the world)?




    Chinese modders made a foldable iPhone – 1:32

    Meta lays off 11,000 people worldwide – 12:48

    Sale of crypto exchange FTX to Chinese-based Binance fails – 20:56

    Musk Twitter is a mess: the weekly update – 26:41

    Apple sets time limit for receiving Airdrops in China – 31:38

    Volvo unveils its EX90 EV SUV – 35:52

    Instagram’s web client has finally been redesigned – 39:37

    Google starts issuing Stadia refunds – 41:22

    Working on – 47:03

    Pop culture picks – 49:10

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 54 min
    Elon Musk’s Twitter fiasco

    Elon Musk’s Twitter fiasco

    We dive into the wild story of Elon Musk's Twitter takeover.

    • 53 min
    iPad and iPad Pro (2022) review + Preparing for Elon’s Twitter takeover

    iPad and iPad Pro (2022) review + Preparing for Elon’s Twitter takeover

    We review the new iPad and iPad Pro, and we discuss what Elon Musk's acquisition of Twitter means.

    • 57 min
    Apple’s confusing new iPads

    Apple’s confusing new iPads

    Apple just dropped several new devices on us this week, seemingly out of nowhere. In this episode, Cherlynn and Devindra break down Apple’s new base iPad and iPad Pro with M2. They chat about why the iPad lineup is now more confusing than ever, and what that means going forward. (At least the new Apple TV 4K seems likely a genuinely solid upgrade.)




    Apple announces updated base iPad and Apple TV 4K – 1:36

    Microsoft lays off hundreds of workers – 20:22

    Netflix announces “extra user” fee to crack down on password sharing – 27:40

    Intel says the next generation of Thunderbolt is on the way – 35:47

    Silent Hill 2 remake and a movie are on the way – 41:29

    Working on – 47:37

    Pop culture picks – 53:21

    See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

    • 57 min

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5
105 Ratings

105 Ratings

Xvnfdbkhcxt ,

Very nice to see this back

Very cool that these two love tech plus often have other Engadget folks with them. We will turn Cherlynn into a gamer yet!! She’s awesome and super responsive on Twitter. Dev knows AV standards so well and super knowledgeable on computers and media. They compliment each other well and good topics that are timely!

SpeedyBubble ,

Opinionated and uninformative

In the single episode that I partially listened to, the hosts said Zuckerberg “tanked” Facebook/Meta, Amazon was “notoriously horrible”, the only reason they log on to Twitter (which they compared to a traffic accident) is to make fun of Musk. It just went on and on. I’d listen again to get more examples but I’m not a masochist.

If you have some sort of personal grievance with every tech company on the planet except for Apple, maybe you should try your hand an an Apple podcast instead of tech in general.

Also, the male host asked the female host more than once for an opinion where she basically had none at all. Apparently she thinks crypto is “bad” and doesn’t follow space. Perhaps the hosts should talk before they start recording.

I just found the whole thing to be opinionated, uninformative and unrefined. I learned nothing except that the hosts have a problem with most of the companies they are supposed to be covering.

SMRTALEC ,

Smart, Fun, with Pulse On the Industry

Devindra and Cherlynn have fantastic sibling-like chemistry. Professionally produced podcast with a pulse on the tech industry. The hosts and their impressive lineup of guests provide smart and witty commentary on the big news of the week.

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