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

Oct 12th 2022

This Week in Google 685

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Pixel 7 Pro and Pixel Watch, Meta Quest Pro, Passkey support, Google Looker

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Guests: Cathy Gellis
Category: News
  • Andy Warhol’s portraits of Prince get their 15 minutes of fame in Supreme Court copyright showdown.
  • Communia Copyright recommendations.
  • Google unveils Pixel 7 Pro with Tensor G2 processor, starts at $899.
  • Google Pixel 7 and 7 Pro review: Should you upgrade?
  • Google gets serious about wearables with the Pixel Watch.
  • Google Fi 'VCN' on Pixel keeps cellular data anonymous.
  • Google starts rolling out passkey support for Android and Chrome.
  • Meta Meets Microsoft – Stratechery by Ben Thompson.
  • This Is Life in the Metaverse.
  • Steve Jobs AI features in spooky 'interview' with Joe Rogan AI.
  • ‘Chat’ with Musk, Trump or Xi: Ex-Googlers want to give the public AI.
  • Google approves Truth Social for Play Store.
  • Google Kills Cloud Gaming Service, Announces Cloud Gaming Laptops.
  • Tour Amazon’s dream home, where every appliance is also a spy.
  • NASA’s DART mission successfully shoved an asteroid.
  • Elon Musk Spoke to Putin Before Tweeting Ukraine Peace Plan: Report.
  • Musk Spoke to Kanye About Tweet That Got Him Kicked Off Twitter.
  • Google unifies its BI services under the Looker brand.
  • YouTube to broadly support the @username format with launch of YouTube handles.
  • Google Meet will soon send you a transcript of your meeting.
  • New Pixel Buds Pro firmware update rolling out with 5-band EQ, bug fixes, and more.
  • Assistant Driving Mode ditches Google Maps integration, no longer an Android Auto replacement.


  • Cathy - Theater review: Hail to thee, 'Blithe’ Lansbury.
  • Jeff - iPhones calling 911 from owners’ pockets on rollercoasters.
  • Ant - Amaran 100d LED Light.
  • Ant - Ant on Mobile Filmmaking Podcast.
  • Ant - Queen Pruitt Spongebob The Musical Tix Available.

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