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The Tech Addicts Podcast

Feb 4, 2024

Ted and Gareth are back looking at the fold and roll phone, Samsung and Sony's money, rugged phones from Samsung, the demise of Bullitt, Fossil calling time on the smartwatch, Microsoft making too much money, ash tray designs, Microsoft Edge being dodgey, Ayaneo Flip impresses with Dual screens, MSI Claw prices, imageFX rolls out slowly, chromebooks with 16gb ram and exciting new Zoom audio recorders.

With Gareth Myles and Ted Salmon
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News, Mews and Views

Step aside foldables...say hello to the fold-and-roll! - Phandroid

Ransomware payments are falling fast as victims refuse to pay

New York City has designated social media as a ‘public health hazard’

Microsoft is now a $3 trillion company

Sony made more money than Samsung for the first time in 24 years

More than half of UK undergraduates say they use AI to help with essays

Solid-state battery breakthrough could solve the biggest flaw in this potentially world-changing technology

Hardline on the hardware

Zoom Essential series: new H1, H4 and H6 field recorders with 32-bit - 32-bit Explained - Bard Summary

Samsung Galaxy Xcover7 and Tab Active5 prices revealed, phone already available in the UK - Tab Active5 vs Xcover7 (Specs)

This could be the most powerful Windows mini PC ever and it comes with two unexpected features - a webcam and a cool touchscreen

Yamaha’s new audio mixer for gamers has a simpler interface and cheaper price

The Wearables Watch

Samsung Galaxy Fit 3 Leak: Is That a Smartwatch?

Fossil is exiting the smartwatch business

Phone Zone

Microsoft Edge for Android is getting support for extensions

It is official now. Bye-bye Nokia Mobile - HMD

Sony Xperia 1 VI leak suggests it could get a major camera and zoom boost

Bullitt bites the bullet: Company behind CAT and rugged Moto phones shuts down

The Name of the Game

MSI Claw gets official pricing

Everything announced at PlayStation's January State Of Play that's (probably) coming to PC

AYANEO FLIP become first gaming handhelds to launch with AMD Ryzen 7 8840U APU and vapour chamber cooling system

Flap your trap about an App

Google Gallows & Chrome Coroner

Google launches ImageFX, a standalone AI image generator

Microsoft Edge now steals your data from Google Chrome after an update

Google Chrome prepares better way to add websites to your homescreen

Hark Back (Ideas down below if needed/wanted)

The rotary ashtray - Like this

Kids these days will likely never play with one of these.

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

Silkland 4K HDMI Cable 2M - £3.99

Honor 6 Magic Lite deal gets you a tablet on the house £349 with £99 tablet

SoundCore Motion x600 £199.99 down to £139.99 less £10 Voucher, £129.99

Anker USB C Plug, 543 (65W II), PIQ 3.0 & GaN 4-Port Charger - £27.98 Was: £39.99

Amazon Basics microSD Card 512GB £37.99 (3 months to pay) and 1TB £99.99 (5 months to pay)

Anker 25W USB C Charger with USB-C Cable - £12.79 Was: £15.99

WD 22TB HDD £399 from £445 with 5 months x £80

Samsung Galaxy SmartTag2 Bluetooth Tracker - £23.33 (£29.95 + £6.62 voucher) Was: £34.99

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