This Week in Google with Leo Laporte, Jeff Jarvis, Paris Martineau, and Ant Pruitt

Aug 17th 2022

This Week in Google 677

Clemson Salmon

Android 13, Amazon's football deal, USB Rubber Ducky

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Category: News
  • Google launches Android 13, rolling out now to Pixel phones.
  • Android 13 changelog: A deep dive by Mishaal Rahman.
  • Pixel 6 series can’t go back to Android 12 after updating to Android 13 due to security vulnerability.
  • Google Pixel 7 and 7 Pro may have just passed through the FCC, ahead of fall launch.
  • Biden admin says about 20 models will still qualify for EV tax credits.
  • Hank Green IRA explainer.
  • Amazon and Nielsen close ‘Thursday Night Football’ ratings deal.
  • Meta Just Happens to Expand Messenger’s End-to-End Encryption.
  • The new USB Rubber Ducky is more dangerous than ever.
  • A New Jailbreak for John Deere Tractors Rides the Right-to-Repair Wave.
  • Chokepoint Capitalism by Rebecca Giblin, Cory Doctorow.
  • The Unintended Consequences of OTC Hearing Aids.
  • Oracle begins auditing TikTok's algorithms.
  • Signal says 1,900 users’ phone numbers exposed by Twilio breach.
  • Adam Neumann Gets a New Backer.
  • Ringtone interpretive dancing.
  • Kindergarten teacher talks to politicians.
  • music street.
  • Google’s official Android 13 statue sure looks a bit like a butt.
  • Google Photos renaming 'Archive' to 'Hidden'.
  • Google Chrome can now become your default browser on Windows without even opening settings.
  • How a Third-Party SMS Service Was Used to Take Over Signal Accounts.
  • Google Meet now shows you how noisy your office is.
  • “Existing connections will be shut down” — Google is killing off Google Cloud IoT Core.


  • Stacey - Hearing Test - Mimi Health.
  • Jeff - BOOX is an electronics brand offering innovative E Ink (ePaper) tablets and devices based on Android.
  • Jeff - Jeff history of media in :45.
  • Ant - I set a Clemson wallpaper to see what color options would show up in #Android13. Sorry, no true orange.
  • Ant - Lisa Carney and Photoshop World.

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