This Week in Google with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Stacey Higginbotham, and Ant Pruitt

Aug 5th 2020

This Week in Google 571

The First Rule of Pixel Club

Tik Tok+Microsoft+Trump, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked
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Category: News

Tik Tok+Microsoft+Trump, Samsung Galaxy Unpacked

  •  Here's everything Samsung announced at Galaxy Unpacked 2020
  •  X PRIZE $1M Next-Gen Mask Challenge
  • We spend as much time on the Pixel 4a announcement as Google did.
  •  Twitter hack "mastermind" arrested: 17-year-old Florida teen had access to all your Twitter info.
  • Why Trump is mad at Tik Tok, and why Microsoft wants to buy them
  • Why Tik Tok videos are the most important artform of 2020
  •  The growing use of Instagram as a news source
  • Samsung is still pushing Dex with a Microsoft integration
  •  Bye, Bye Bixby - Samsung doesn't mention it at Unpacked 2020 as its founder leaves the business and Google moves in
  • Here's everything Samsung announced at Galaxy Unpacked 2020
  •  More 5G bandwidths are on the way
  • Twitter patches bug in Android 8 and 9 versions of the app
  •  TIL: Animals lick their fur to get Vitamin D
  •  Get rid of gas: chew better and season with epazote
  • Why Google bought a big chunk of ADT
  •  The Google Changelog: Yahoo kills community captions | Nearby Share | RIP Google Play Music | Google Camera 7.5 | Google live-captioning Google Pay digital bank accounts | new Gboard suggestions | Free Stadia Pro games | Don't talk about Pixel Club!
  • Google offers $10 million bond

Picks of the Week:

  •  Leo's Tool: Avocado Mask and Shirt from Abrazos in San Miguel De Allende
  • Stacey's Thing: BraveTarts
  •  Jeff's Numbers: 1/3-1/2 of biz travel will go away because Zoom
  •  Ant's Stuff: Inexpensive photo hack
  •  Karsten's Mask: 3D Printed Mask with Filters - comes custom printed in many colors
  • Zak's College Fund: Analogue Pocket on eBay

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