What are the most important technology stories right now? From products and companies to services and trends, Download’s weekly panel of experts analyzes the biggest topics in tech … and a few you may have missed.
June 22nd, 2017 · 50 minutes
Amazon is looking to push organic kale with its purchase of Whole Foods, while also taking on clothing subscription services with a new apparel box service. Over at Apple, an internal meeting about secrecy leaked to the press. Oh, sweet irony.
June 15th, 2017 · 62 minutes
It's E3 week! Microsoft unveiled its 4K console (we're calling it 'Xb1x') while Nintendo stocked up on Switch games and Sony promised a bunch of new stuff for the PS4. Plus, our panel of games experts shares their favorite news items to come out of the week.
June 8th, 2017 · 59 minutes
It's Apple's big week, and so it's time for us to look at Apple's new connected speaker, the company's renewed focus on the iPad (and what it means for both the Mac and Windows), and its major step forward in bringing augmented-reality tech to developers.
June 2nd, 2017 · 58 minutes
Andy Rubin unveiled his new phone (and company) this week at the Code Conference. Meanwhile, the U.S. Supreme Court rules on our rights to the products we buy and Uber's latest bad news makes us wonder about the freedom to change jobs.
May 25th, 2017 · 58 minutes
Microsoft is back in the news with another updated device, the topic of on-campus daycare in Silicon Valley raises questions about work/life balance, and patent trolls have been dealt a big blow by the U.S. Supreme Court.
May 19th, 2017 · 58 minutes
This week, Google held its annual developer conference. It brought a bunch of news about Assistant, Home and Photos, and plenty of AI! Meanwhile, the WannaCry attack exploits old software to bring PCs around the world to a grinding halt.
May 12th, 2017 · 56 minutes
It's another week, and Amazon has another Echo for preorder. Microsoft's Build keynote brings changes to Windows 10 and how it interacts with the wider world, and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering a ban on electronics larger than phones on flights across the Atlantic.
May 4th, 2017 · 62 minutes
Microsoft's new Surface Laptop and Windows 10 S, the future of TV and cord-cutting as seen by streaming services and cable companies, Facebook hiring thousands of people to detect disturbing content, and recent quarterly earnings from three tech giants.
April 27th, 2017 · 59 minutes
This week's panel discusses the Amazon Echo Look and the future of online retail, our value as consumers when companies resell our data, and what went wrong with that Internet-connected juice dispenser.