This Week in Tech

Jan 16th 2022

This Week in Tech 858

The Meat CEO

Hosted by Leo Laporte

E3 goes virtual, microdosing in the metaverse

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Category: News

E3 goes virtual, microdosing in the metaverse.

  • CES through the years. 
  • Oversized future USPS delivery truck on display at CES in Las Vegas. 
  • BMW debuts its new color-changing paint technology at CES: E Ink. 
  • Massage Robot at CES 2022. 
  • This super realistic “humanoid robot” stole the show at CES 2022. 
  • Using Elon Musk’s Boring Tunnel at CES 2022: Hardly groundbreaking. 
  • Elon Musk says Spacex will catch Starship booster with giant "robot chopsticks" 
  • @richontech: No joke. This SUV is being driven remotely from this gaming-style rig, complete with a steering wheel, pedals and a giant monitor with live camera feeds from the vehicle. 
  • E3 shifts to online-only event because of Omicron concerns. 
  • Why Apple’s iMessage Is Winning: Teens Dread the Green Text Bubble. 
  • After ruining Android messaging, Google says iMessage is too powerful. 
  • The long-awaited January update for Google's Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro is now live. 
  • @stroughtonsmith: Apple really needs to throw out its crowdsourced machine-learned autocorrect system entirely. 
  • Second Life Founder Returns to Take On the Metaverse. 
  • Meta’s Oculus was the US’s most-downloaded app on Christmas. 
  • Is microdosing legal? 
  • Canalys: Worldwide PC shipments soared in 2021 to 341 million units. 

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