There’s plenty of great stories to talk about in the world of technology this week. We have some deals, some tips, and a whole lot of donations made by Apple. As always stick around for our picks of the week and the random Amazon purchase made by one of you.
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Show Notes and Links:
- Apple Pay coming to Target, Taco Bell and more top US retail locations (01:20)
- YouTube TV now covers 98% of US households – Free month when you purchase a ROKU for $30 (03:50)
- Hulu drops base plan $2 after Netflix went up (05:15)
- Amazon paused sales of Echo Wall Clock due to connectivity issues (05:45)
- Dave’s Pro Tip of the Week: Use Siri to go straight to the right settings (06:30)
- As many as 11,543 Microsoft employees got swept up in a reply-all email apocalypse (09:50)
- Apple highlights charitable giving program, over $125 million in 2018 donations (13:15)
- Apple is kicking off Shot on iPhone challenge (14:55)
- Amazon field testing new delivery Scout in Snohomish County (16:00)
- Microsoft’s Bing was temporarily blocked in China (18:45)
- Security: Phishing Quiz from Google (19:40)
- Bonus Odd Take: The “Marie Kondo Effect’ comes at a weird time for thrift stores (22:15)
- Picks of the Week:
- Dave: FRTMA [2 in 1] Replacement Cap Compatible with Pencil/Used as Stylus for All Touch Screen Tablets/Cell Phones (Pack of 3), White (26:00)
- Nate: LightDims Original Strength – Light Dimming LED covers/Light Dimming Sheets for Routers, Electronics and Appliances and more. Dims 50-80% of Light. Same product just different packaging.” (30:35)
- Where Amazon Returns go to be resold by hustlers (34:35)
- Random Amazon purchase (37:50)
- Leave an iTunes Review and be featured on the Podcast
- Support Notnerd on Patreon and get cool stuff
- Patreon now has over 3 million patrons (40:35)
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