Aug 4th 2022
Tech News Weekly 246
AirPods Pro vs Pixel Buds Pro
Hosted by Jason Howell
Tech Lifespan, Zelda TASBot, CHIPS Act
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Guests: Geoffrey Fowler, Allan Cecil, Max Cherney, Phil Nickinson
- Geoffrey Fowler from The Washington Post joins the show to talk about the lifespan of electronic devices and what can be done to increase their lifespan.
- Allan Cecil, aka DwangoAC, talks about TASBot and the unique Ocarina of Time speedrun conducted at this past year's Summer Games Done Quick charity event.
- Max Cherney of Protocol comes back to the show to talk about the recently signed CHIPS Act.
- Finally, Phil Nickinson of Digital Trends has his hands on the latest iteration of Google's Pixel Buds Pro and compares them to Apple's AirPods Pro.
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- Electronics Are Built With Death Dates. Let’s Not Keep Them a Secret - The Washington Post
- Gadget Graveyard: We Found the Hidden Death Dates on Popular Devices - The Washington Post
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- How Zelda Fans Changed the Ending to Ocarina of Time on a Vanilla N64 - ArsTechnica
- Chipmakers Got Their $52 Billion. It Will Now Take Years for American Chipmaking to Flourish - Protocol
- The Us Is Ready to Block China’s Access to Advanced Chip Design Software - Protocol
- Google Pixel Buds Pro vs. Apple AirPods Pro — So Much Pro in One Place - Digital Trends