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#124: Puppy Cuddle Puddle

November 9th, 2017 · 85 minutes

With all the grim news permeating the airwaves these days, your three intrepid hosts start out this week's episode looking for glee in Google Photos (Search for "happy" to see what we mean).

We're also talking about Google and Facebook's near-monopoly in online advertising, as well as some fun Google Experiments you can try in your off time.

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Links and Show Notes

Google Pixelbook

Asus Chromebook Flip C302

Android Authority: The Pixel 2 is the Android experience everyone deserves

Android Police: Essential Phone drops by another $50 to $449.99

The Guardian: Senator Franken really lets Google have it

Google Voice Experiments