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The Tech Addicts Podcast

May 12, 2024

Gareth and Ted play with Linux Mint, the Arc Browser and chat about AI in Ukraine, AI in Jet fighters, weak passwords, a smart rings from Amazfit, Nintendo Switch 2, the Asus ROG Ally 2 and HTC's new phone.

With Gareth Myles and Ted Salmon
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Feedback, Fallout and Contributions

Banters: Knocking out a Quick Bant

Linux Mint experience

News, Mews and Views

A Woman Is Photographed In An Intimate Moment By Her Robot Vacuum, The Images End Up On Facebook

No more 12345: devices with weak passwords to be banned in UK

NASA achieves 25Mbps over a 140 million-mile gap

The latest 400 hp water engine: better than all hydrogen and the end of electricity

Ukraine unveils AI-generated foreign ministry spokesperson

An AI-controlled test jet fighter has taken to the skies

Hardline on the hardware

FiiO has squeezed in 20 balanced armature speakers inside its new custom in-ear monitors for 3D printed hi-res audio bliss

Astell & Kern takes on the Sony Walkman with all-new Activo brand and P1 player

Matter 1.3 adds support for more appliances and EV chargers

The Wearables Watch

Amazfit Helio Ring pricing and US release date officially announced

Razer to pay out over $1 million in refunds over its misleading (and hideous) Zephyr face mask

Black Shark GS3: Smartwatch from the Xiaomi ecosystem launches at a low price with GPS, navigation and 5 ATM water resistance

Samsung Galaxy Watches (and the Galaxy Ring) could get an AI-powered heart health upgrade

Phone Zone

The ghost of HTC might just have another phone in the works

The Name of the Game

Asus ROG Ally 2 confirmed

Nintendo Switch 2 leak seemingly confirms magnetic Joy-Con and display upgrade

Breaking Bad The Last Batch trailer

Flap your trap about an App

The long-awaited Arc browser finally launches on Windows, and it's well worth a try - Hands-On

This awesome browser extension will give you the Microsoft Copilot sidebar inside Google Chrome

Google Gallows & Chrome Coroner

YouTube TV starting to roll out Multiview on Android phones, tablets

Chrome's Gemini address bar shortcut rolls out

Google Play Books curiously puts audiobook previews on YouTube

Window-Snapping and Overview is here for ChromeOS 124

8 best Chromebook extensions for everyone from novices to power users

Chromebooks may soon offer Spatial Audio

Google Chrome is preparing its own version of Android's Circle to Search

Bargain Basement: Best UK deals and tech on sale we have spotted

SABRENT USB C HDMI Adapter Multi Port USB Hub - Save 32% promo code: WF4HVDHI 
Now £6.49 (or something like that)  Was: £9.99

Kindle Scribe (64GB) £304.99 from £409.99 26% off

AnkerWork M650 Wireless Lavalier Microphone - £139.99: £249.99

OnePlus Pad with Free Keyboard £379 from £449 (+ Keyboard value is £149, so the the kit was £598)

Kingston DataTraveler Exodia DTX/256GB Flash Drive USB 3.2 Gen 1 - save 29% Now £13.49

Was: £18.99 

Samsung Galaxy S24, S24+ and S24 Ultra now with various discounts

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