Flo is not comfortable with the idea of Andy going back to the iPhone 13, so Andy tries to reassure her. We talk about Apple, anyway, because the event got us thinking about what we're missing from Android in the tablet realm. We also talk about Google resurrecting the Nexus brand to give the Pixel 6 its official hurrah. And then, a tip for folks curious on how the new Google Assistant routines work with alarms.
324: The Not-Too-Distant Future
Andy likes his battery-powered Nest Doorbell, and Flo is still falling asleep with the Buds in her ears. Google ships the final Android 12 beta, though we're left waiting for the all-but-revealed Pixel 6. Reuters gives us some news from Google's AI ethics panel. And what does it really mean when Google says it will replenish more water than it uses?
Flo falls asleep with her Samsung Galaxy Buds 2 in her ears and Andy prepares for The Great Network Rethink to accommodate his new battery-powered Nest Doorbell. We'll explain why the US Department of Justice remains hot on Google's tails and why Microsoft is cutting Chrome OS's access to its Android-based Office apps. And finally, how is a crow beating a cow's butt in sports? Well, corvids are pretty smart, you know.
322: Move Out of the Waymo
Waymo's self-driving fleet is coming to San Francisco, and Flo wants a ride. We attempt to figure out why Google dismantled its Health division and why Samsung smartphones are still burning up on airplanes.
321: Epic Reveals
It's all about spilling the tea this week on Google's anti-competitive practices. After some catchup, Andy and Flo work through this week's Pixel 5a reviews before tackling the myriad of reveals resulting from court documents made public in Epic Games' case against Google.