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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.



Latest Episodes

#88: Creepy Robot Hotel

January 24th, 2019 · 63 minutes

Robots roll out, smartphones get weird, Apple Pay expands, Netflix gets Oscar nominations and joins the MPAA, NBC Universal gets into streaming, and Tesla puts the squeeze on its customers.

#87: A Game of Media Chicken

January 17th, 2019 · 62 minutes

Apple's battery replacement saga and the parable of the infinite home appliance; Facebook and WordPress try to help journalism; Netflix raises prices; and the biggest trends from CES.

#86: The 2019 CES Draft

January 10th, 2019 · 62 minutes

Everything's better when it's a draft--even CES. This week we're picking the top stories from the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show, as well as the products that are least likely to ever ship and our least favorite stories of the week.

#85: Top Stories of 2018

January 1st, 2019 · 66 minutes

In this special New Years Day episode, we look back at the biggest trends of 2018, review some stories you might have missed along the way, and make a few bold predictions for 2019.

#84: Shout Out to Our Nemeses

December 20th, 2018 · 48 minutes

2018 ends with a lot of grim dystopia type stuff involving social media services and the synergy power of media companies and internet providers. Meanwhile, Apple takes the lowers its ecosystem walls and adding Apple Music to Amazon Echo devices.

#83: Mr. Google Is My Father!

December 13th, 2018 · 66 minutes

Google's CEO gets grilled by Congress; Instagram gets a new product leader; Apple does a bunch of stuff; and Supermicro defends itself against Bloomberg.

#82: No! This Is Terrible!

December 6th, 2018 · 64 minutes

Qualcomm rolls out 5G cellular networking at a Hawaiian resort; Tumblr bans sexual imagery and nudity; Apple fails emoji biology; and streaming services consider inserting ads into paused video.

#81: Elvis Is in the Building

November 29th, 2018 · 71 minutes

The App Store goes before the Supreme Court, Amazon embraces ARM servers, and we discuss the amazing life and business lessons of IDG founder Pat McGovern.

#80: Maybe You'll All Get Roses

November 15th, 2018 · 53 minutes

Amazon finishes its 'Bachelor'-style courting of US cities; Samsung makes us ponder whether foldable phones will ever be a thing; and YouTube decries the EU's new copyright declaration.

#79: The New Flip Phone

November 8th, 2018 · 64 minutes

Samsung shows off a foldable phone, Apple grows its revenue and ships new products, Amazon gets into catalogs and embraces the east coast, Comcast builds a cable box for cord cutters, and we mourn a couple of casualties of the streaming-service wars.