• Adam Doud

Service - human = apps



For a long time, but especially since the pandemic, our experience partaking in products and services has been taken over by apps and software. From Amazon shopping to skipping the check-in desk at Disney, apps are pushing humans out of the center of the service industry. We're not sure if we're better off for it. So Cliff and Adam are exploring the issue in a very TekBeardian like experience.


Plus we have the Anker Magnetic Desktop Charging Station as our Tech Yeah item of the week.


Google says tablets are the future, apparently was asleep the past seven years (Android Authority)

Google wants to hire someone to make Android tablets good. Good luck!


Sony buying Bungie for $3.6 billion (GamesIndustry.biz)

Ever since Microsoft, Sony seems to have a little acquisition envy….


The New York Times Buys Wordle (New York Times)

...so does the New York Times.


SpaceX’s new Starlink Premium tier promises up to 500Mbps for $500 a month (Verge)

SpaceX is launching a new premium tier for Starlink which gives you double the speed at five times the cost.


Google touts 'sales record' for Pixel after 6 & 6 Pro launch (9to5Google)

Finally, Google is proud of its Pixel sales numbers. Only took six years.


NASA Details Plan to Retire, Crash ISS Into the Ocean (Gizmodo)

So long ISS. We hardly knew ye.


Spotify makes public platform rules that cover Covid-19 misinformation. Will it be enough? (CNN)

Spotify isn't pulling Joe Rogan, but it is attaching a disclaimer because that's worked so well thus far.


What the Doomsday Clock is really counting down to: Risk of nuclear war (Vox)

The Doomsday clock sits at 100 seconds to midnight.


Amazon Prime is getting a price increase in 2022 (Digital Trends)

Amazon Prime is going up for the first time in four years.