Tim and David discuss Jeff Bezos leaving the CEO position of Amazon, the short sell story of GameStop, and WikiTrolling returns with Bose.
Warren wants to break up Apple, Google, Facebook, and maybe even TechFan! Amazon cracks down on counterfeit sellers, the Galaxy S10 is easily spoofed, and Friendster is our focus on Wikitrolling. Plus David and Tim discuss Captain Marvel.
Used Mac’s at OWC!
Amazon ousted thousands of merchants with no notice
ELIZABETH WARREN WANTS TO BREAK UP APPLE
‘Captain Marvel’ Review Bombing: Rotten Tomatoes Removes Toxic “Reviews”
The Galaxy S10’s face unlock fooled by pictures, siblings
Friendster via Wikipedia
Tim and David look back on the big tech stories of 2018, including Cryptocurrencies, Facebook, Fortnite, Elon Musk, Disney takes Fox, while Comcast takes Sky, IBM buying Red Hat, the passing of Paul Allen, and Google.
Tim and David discuss the Steam Spy news, FTC telling companies that third party repairs do not void warranties, Mark on Capital Hill, suggestion for Apple, and Lenovo news and Wikitrolling!
Are women more intelligent than men? Tim and David debate it, plus the history of the ATM, Dell XPS 15 vs MacBook Pro, Apple Watch and a court case, and information on the MacPro.
Tons of feedback this week, plus Tim visits and Apple Store, David bogs down in corporate tech, and government fines for social media sites? Pioneer Corporation is out Wikipedia segment this week!
Facebook should have to pay a fine if it can’t get rid of bots, Democratic senator says
Clicker Heroes maker compares new lawsuit from “patent troll” to extortion
Apple devices at repair facility have called 911 over 1,500 times
Amazon sends Tim the new Fire TV for review, but he only just got it so too early for that yet. Amazon also refuses to sell either the Apple TV or the Chrome Stick for not supporting Amazon Prime Video, and David thinks it is anti-competitive, while Tim is just confused by it. Will there be a PS Vita successor? What happened with iFixIt? And Tim gets a free breakfast!
After a week off, David and Tim discuss the iPad release of Microsoft Office, and what it says about the future of Microsoft. Plus, FaceBook buys Oculus Rift, some guys kicks banned for life from Google, and more.
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Guy Serle from the MyMac Podcast joins Tim and David for a spirited episode of TechFan. WhatApp is now owned by FaceBook, we discuss Google+, advertising during online videos, Cortana from Halo coming to Windows Phone, Tesla and Apple, and much more!
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Tim Robertson and David Cohen discuss David’s week-long love affair with his Greece Stomach Virus, the iHome Genuine Fit Case for the iPad, HP and the Enyo team, SpaceX, Airfoil, Facebook stock, the confusing state of PSP games on the PSVita, and the wonderful Because We May sale. Wow, what a long sentence!
Because We May
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Tim Robertson is joined by David Cohen and BeeJay Bhatt to look at the world of Technology. Up first, OWC Radio has continued post-Tim! BeeJay talks Android and his preference for that platform. FaceBook is discussed at length. How Tim is starting to use Social Media at MacSpecialist. And the big topic: the rumors of a Microsoft – Adobe merger!