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The Tech Addicts Podcast

Nov 12, 2023

With Gareth Myles and Ted Salmon
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Feedback, Fallout and Contributions

Ian Barton on 'SSD Performance levels': New generation of microSD cards could help transfer an entire Blu-ray movie in less than 15 seconds, paving the way for mainstream 8K recording

AJ Santos on Mobile roaming: EE prompts anger as it increases price by 150%

Adrian Brain on Sony announces a9 III: World's first full-frame global shutter camera: Digital Photography Review - Explained by Marton on The Friday Checkout with graphics

News, Mews and Views

EU Common Charger Law May Be Final Nail in Coffin for DSLRs

Google Registry launches .ing domains, for wordplay

Sundar Pichai finally explains why some Android phones get lots of updates and some don't

Hardline on the hardware

Samsung launches $99 'Creator Edition' S Pen which is more like an Apple Pencil

Samsung to launch Tab Active5 tablet in early 2024 - Tab Active4 Pro Specs (2022)

The Galaxy Tab S9 FE is all the tablet you'll ever need at $450 - Specs vs Tab S9 ($795)

Doogee T30 Ultra, T20 Ultra and T20mini Pro tablets announced

Amazon is getting ready to ditch Android on its Fire hardware

The Wearables Watch

Humane’s AI Pin is a screenless, wearable smartphone that’s straight out of Black Mirror - Explained by Marton

Anker: New Soundcore AeroFit (Pro) open-ear headphones ensure clear ears in traffic and the like - oooh, yes please!

Google is making it easier to manage your apps across multiple devices

Phone Zone

HMD Prepares to Move Forward with its Separate Smartphone Brand

It looks like the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 6 may get an S Pen slot

The Samsung Galaxy S24 can translate phone calls in real time thanks to Galaxy AI

Oppo Find N3, Find N3 Flip certified to fold reliably 1 million times

The Name of the Game

Nintendo patent shows detachable 3DS-like device with an outer screen

Google tried to pay Epic Games $147 million to put Fortnite on Play Store

Steamdeck OLED on Nov 16th

Flap your trap about an App

WhatsApp confirms ads could be coming to the platform

Facebook and Instagram will start offering ad-free plans in Europe in November

Twitter's edit button is now $3/month, ad-free subscription is $16/month

Microsoft will now make you pick a reason why you're quitting OneDrive

Microsoft is bringing Copilot to Windows 10 in a new update that will see a billion more users get AI access

Google Gallows & Chrome Coroner

ChromeOS Reading Mode is getting the Read Aloud treatment

Google Weather redesign rolls out to older Pixel phones

Messages for web starts rolling out new Google Account device pairing

Chrome for iPhone, but not Android, now lets you have a bottom address bar

Gmail for Android starts showing new quick reply UI

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

Chromecast with Google TV (4K) - £39.00 (RRP: £59.99)

Samsung Galaxy A34 256GB in Awesome Graphite £249 from £399 - Specs

Crucial X6 1TB Portable SSD - Up to 800MB/s - USB 3.2 USB-C External -  £46.61 (RRP: £105.99)

Alienware Tri-Mode Wireless Gaming Keyboard - AW920K (Lunar Light) - £175 from £249

Moto Razr 40 8/256 - Vanilla Cream - £595.00 (RRP: £799.99) - Specs

Google Pixel 7a and Pixel 30W Charger Bundle – Charcoal (Amazon Exclusive) £379 from £449 - Specs

POCO X5 Pro 5G - Black 8GB RAM 256GB, ROM, 6.67” 120Hz FHD+ POLED, Snapdragon 778G, pro-grade 108MP Camera, 5000mAh - £269.00 (RRP: £369.00) - Specs

Chris Kelly Suggested the Logitech MX Ergo Wireless Trackball Mouse - £73.99 from £109.99

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