Episode 172

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In this week’s episode of The Voicemail, James and Stefan discuss:

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[Episode 172, 34 minutes and 52 seconds, 25.1 MB]

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Episode 172

Episode 171

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On this week’s episode of The Voicemail, James and Stefan discuss:

  • A new ARM CPU and GPU that’s coming to  phones this year
    • “ARM publishes that the A73 uses at least 20% less power than the A72 at the same process and frequency.”
    • “ARM states that we’ll be seeing SoCs and actual consumer devices with A73 by the end of the year.”
  • ASUS announces three new phones
  • Sony gets a clue, announces its new phones will be sold in the US
  • Xiamoi and Microsoft make a deal; phones to come with Office and Skype, patents sold
  • OnePlus kisses invite system good bye; OP3 launches June 14
  • Nest has a new CEO, Tony is out
  • Samsung announced a new Gear Fit and some truly wireless earbuds
  • More people use Snapchat every day now than Twitter
  • Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S7 Active, but it’s US only, at least for now
  • Twitter for Android got redesigned, Snapchat for everything got redesigned too
  • Google Motion Stills turns those (useless) Live Photos on your iPhone into smooth GIFs
  • All the news from Lenovo Tech World
  • Apple’s App Store introduces subscriptions. Developers with a relationship longer than one year will see the 70%/30% split change to 85%/15%. Ads also coming to App Store.
    • Google to adopt same 85/15 split for subs, but no clue when
  • Rumor: iMessage for Android to launch at WWDC
  • Amazon will launch a Spotify clone this summer or fall

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[Episode 171, 47 minutes and 41 seconds, 34.3 MB]

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Episode 170

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On this week’s episode of The Voicemail, James and Stefan discuss:

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[Episode 170, 33 minutes and 10 seconds, 23.9 MB]

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Episode 169

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On this week’s episode of The Voicemail, James and Stefan discuss:

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[Episode 169, 39 minutes and 57 seconds, 28.8 MB]

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Episode 168

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On this week’s episode of The Voicemail, James and Stefan sprint through the following:

  • Facebook is building a camera app
  • Microsoft will give you a free Lumia if you buy a Lumia
  • Next Apple watch will have built-in cellular. (Is James still using a smart watch?)
  • Nokia is back in the news:
    • Disney will make films using that Ozo camera thing
    • They bought a smart watch company for $192 million
    • Earnings were under however
  • Starting next year, all phones sold in India will require a panic button for women
  • Google invented a new clasp system to make swapping out watch bands easy
  • Apple now makes more money from services than Macs
  • German city puts traffic lights on sidewalk so people can text and walk
  • LG G5 numbers:
    • “LG expects to ship three million units of the G5 in the second quarter. Executives say the phone is on track to outpace the G3 model, released two years ago, which has been one of the company’s best-sellers. LG has shipped 1.6 million units of the G5, compared with 900,000 units during the first month of the G3’s release.”
    • LG also showed off the technology to put fingerprint scanners behind phone screens
  • Remember Nintendo’s Miitomo? It now has 10 million users.
  • Twitter changes its category in Apple’s App Store from social network to news
  • Remember when Lenovo bought Motorola and kicked out its CEO? Well he’s back, at Google, as head of hardware.
  • New Google keyboard. Try it out, James?
  • India rejects Apple’s request to import and sell refurbished iPhones in the country
  • Netflix now lets you pick your quality when streaming on cellular
  • There’s going to be an active version of the Galaxy S7, though not sure if it’s only for AT&T or for multiple markets
  • Motorola will announce two flagship phones at Lenovo World on June 9th
  • America’s FCC and FTC want to know why phones don’t get updated
  • WhatsApp launches desktop apps (Windows, Mac OS X)
  • European Commission blocks O2 and Three merger
  • New Instagram logo
  • Google to launch a dedicated VR headset next week
  • Evleaks says the Galaxy Note 6 will come out in the US in the week of August 15th
  • Google to clone the Amazon Echo. It’ll come out this year. Called Chirp.

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[Episode 168, 37 minutes and 29 seconds, 25.8 MB]

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Episode 167

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On this week’s episode, James and Stefan discuss:

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[Episode 167, 53 minutes and 31 seconds, 38.5 MB]

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Episode 166

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On this week’s episode of The Voicemail, James and Stefan discuss:

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[Episode 166, 48 minutes and 47 seconds, 35.1 MB]

Episode 166