Oct 14th 2021
Tech News Weekly 205
The Quest For VR Flow
Hosted by Jason Howell, Mikah Sargent
HTC Vive Flow, Amazon's Copycat Goods, Hardware Preview, AirPods for Health
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Guests: Sam Machkovech, Steve Stecklow
- Sam Machkovech from Ars Technica walks through HTC's Vive Flow announcement and tries to determine who this new VR headset is actually for.
- Steve Stecklow from Reuters discusses his special report on how Amazon created knock-off products and promoted them in search over competitors.
- Jason and Mikah preview next week's cavalcade of major hardware events from Apple, Google, and Samsung.
- Mikah discusses a Wall Street Journal report that details how Apple is making AirPods compatible with medical applications like hearing aids and postural awareness.
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- Vive Flow is HTC’s Newest “All-in-One” VR Headset, Coming October 15 for $499
- "I spent the day with the Facebook Reality Labs research team in Redmond..."
- "Proud of the research Michael Abrash's team..."
- Amazon Copied Products and Rigged Search Results to Promote Its Own Brands, Documents Show
- Everything to Expect From Apple’s October Event: M1x MacBook Pro, Airpods 3, and More
- Google Just Announced Its Pixel 6 Event on October 19th
- Samsung Announces Unpacked 2 Event for Wednesday Oct 20th, Right After Apple and Google
- Apple Studying Potential of AirPods as Health Device