Tech News Weekly

Jan 18th 2024

Tech News Weekly 320

Unpacking Galaxy Unpacked 2024

Hosted by Mikah Sargent

Apple Watch Ban, CES & Smart Homes, Facebook

Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.
Category: News

The continuing saga of the Series 9 & Ultra 2 Apple Watches continues as these watches with blood oxygen features are banned again as of January 18th. What were the smart home trends at CES 2024 this year? How big is the scale of surveillance for each Facebook user on Meta's social platform? And a surprise guest returns to today's Tech News Weekly to discuss what was announced at Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2024 event. 

  • The sales ban of the Apple Watch Series 9 and Ultra 2 in the US has resumed again as of January 18th as the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has denied Apple's request to pause the ban over the watches' blood oxygen features. 
  • Jennifer Pattison Tuohy returns to the show to talk about the trends of smart homes at this year's CES 2024 event. 
  • A study covered in The Markup that Consumer Reports conducted showcases the amount of data collected by companies and sent to Meta's social media platform, Facebook. 
  • And finally, Jason Howell returns to Tech News Weekly! He chats with Mikah about what was unveiled and discussed at Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked 2024.

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