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

Feb 23rd 2022

This Week in Google 652

Stuck in the Jungle Gym

Galaxy S22 Ultra, Pixel 7 leaks, QAnon revealed, keyboards that hurt
Records live every Wednesday at 5:00pm Eastern / 2:00pm Pacific / 22:00 UTC.
Guests: Mathew Ingram
Category: News
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra hands-on.
  • Trump's social app launches.
  • Trump’s Truth Social’s disastrous launch raises doubts about its long-term viability.
  • First details of Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro come roaring out: 2nd-gen Tensor, new Samsung modem.
  • Meta Loses Top-10 Ranking by Market Value Amid Worst Month Ever.
  • Inside Facebook’s $10 Billion Breakup With Advertisers.
  • End of an era of ad targeting.
  • A resurrected bill troubles digital rights advocates and journalists.
  • Amazon’s Astro robot has been spotted in the wild... bringing people beer.
  • Who Is Behind QAnon? Linguistic Detectives Find Fingerprints.
  • Google Chat set to replace classic Hangouts for Workspace users next month.
  • Google releases new build of February’s Pixel 6 and 6 Pro update.
  • Google confirms Pixel 6 Wi-Fi issues, fix coming with March update.
  • Chrome ‘Lite Mode’ for Android will be removed next month with the Chrome 100 update.
  • Google Chrome’s password manager is adding a new section for notes.
  • Google Search dark theme goes fully black for some on the web.
  • Google introduces Roboto Serif.
  • ProgrammingFonts.org: Fonts for programmers.
  • Their bionic eyes are now obsolete and unsupported as the company that installed them dies.
  • Apple gives Siri a less gendered voice.
  • 3G Networks Are Shutting Down: How This Affects Your Devices.
  • Beijing Winter Olympics viewership drops to record low.
  • A keyboard that makes my hands hurt just looking at it.
  • Designers spend months making custom keycaps, then the counterfeits arrive.
  • Launch of Typefully to prettify Twitter.
  • Reddit Details Its 5 Community Values.
  • TikTok Can Circumvent Apple and Google Privacy Protections and Access Full User Data, 2 Studies Say.
  • Kazakhstan’s Internet Shutdown Offers Lessons for Russia-Ukraine Crisis.

Picks:

  • Mathew - Famed "marshmallow test" for kids debunked
  • Jeff - 13 'Challenges' That Prove Older Generations Were As Stupid As TikTok Teens
  • Ant - Andycine Lunchbox
  • Ant - Welcome to Earth
  • Leo - Zoom F3 Field Recorder

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