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Hosted by Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott; What The Tech!? delivers what every tech enthusiast needs and that is a spotlight on new and emerging technologies from around the world. They cover everything that is up and coming as well as do live unboxings along with reviews of current products. Join in the conversation because it doesn’t matter if you’re a noob or a tech vet. You will find something you like!

Hosted by Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott; What The Tech!? delivers what every tech enthusiast needs and that is a spotlight on new and emerging technologies from around the world. They cover everything that is up and coming as well as do live unboxings along with reviews of current products. Join in the conversation because it doesn’t matter if you’re a noob or a tech vet. You will find something you like!

Location:

Bayside, NY

Description:

Hosted by Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott; What The Tech!? delivers what every tech enthusiast needs and that is a spotlight on new and emerging technologies from around the world. They cover everything that is up and coming as well as do live unboxings along with reviews of current products. Join in the conversation because it doesn’t matter if you’re a noob or a tech vet. You will find something you like!

Language:

English


Episodes

What The Tech Ep. 482 - Apple Watch Series 6 & Playstation 5 Pricing

9/18/2020
Andrew and Paul talk about iOS 14 officially being available. Paul buys an Apple Watch. Sony announces pricing for the Playstation 5. Who has the better gaming console, Microsoft or Sony? Plus the guys discuss LG's new phone, the Wing.

Duration:01:07:33

What The Tech Ep. 481 - Apple September Event Recap

9/15/2020
Apple announced the Watch Series 6, Apple One, new iPads, and more during their September event. Andrew and Paul discuss the new devices and give their thoughts on Apple's new Fitness+ service. Will Paul buy an Apple Watch Series 6?

Duration:00:52:07

What The Tech Ep. 480 - Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 Announced

9/4/2020
Samsung announces the Galaxy Z Fold2. Paul discusses how it compares to the Microsoft Surface Duo. Intel launches it's 11th gen CPU chips, Tiger Lake. Is Intel still behind AMD? And Andrew and Paul discuss the high cost of smartphones. Are phone makers like Samsung and Apple in for a rude awakening in the next few months?

Duration:01:05:33

What The Tech Ep. 479 - A Review Is An Opinion

8/28/2020
Review units of the Microsoft Surface Duo are making their way to reviewers. Andrew and Paul discuss what reviewers might and might not be able to share about the Surface Duo. What are the initial impressions from reviewers? Amazon announces the Amazon Halo, a screen-less fitness tracker. Is there room in the fitness tracker market for Amazon?

Duration:01:03:08

What The Tech Ep. 478 - Surface Duo or Do Not?

8/21/2020
Paul struggles with Microsoft's reason for the existence of the Surface Duo. Who is the Surface Duo meant for? Microsoft launches a brand new Xbox dashboard. And who is likely to buy Tik Tok and ARM?

Duration:01:06:30

What The Tech Ep. 477 - Xbox Games Showcase Recap

7/23/2020
Microsoft held their Xbox Games Showcase today where they announced Halo Infinite, Gears 5, and Destiny 2 for the Xbox Series X next gen console. Andrew and Paul discuss the new games and the showcase. Plus rumor has it that ARM may be for sale. Who would be in a position to acquire ARM?

Duration:01:08:30

What The Tech Ep. 476 - ARM Taking Over The World

7/16/2020
Andrew and Paul reflect on Apple's big announcement that it will utilize the ARM chipset in future devices. How is ARM changing the computing landscape, and is Intel in big trouble? Paul questions why all laptop computers do not come with SIM card support. And Andrew quickly discusses automating his smart home.

Duration:01:01:41

What The Tech Ep. 475 - Dumbing Down MacOS

7/2/2020
A week after Apple's WWDC, Andrew and Paul reflect on the massive changes Apple has made in MacOS Big Sur. Will the iPhone come with MacOS next year? Paul explains why Microsoft should be copying Apple. Should Microsoft Windows look more like MacOS? Plus Microsoft redesigns the start menu, and YouTube raises it's price for YouTube TV again. Is cord cutting becoming too expensive?

Duration:01:05:44

What The Tech Ep. 474 - WWDC 2020 Recap

6/22/2020
Apple made a slew of announcements during it's annual WWDC keynote. Notably Apple officially announced Apple Silicon, their ARM chipset. Will Apple have greater success with ARM than Microsoft? Andrew and Paul also tackle Apple's marketing. What changes would they make to Apple's marketing? Plus Apple announces iOS 14 with widgets and details MacOS Big Sur.

Duration:01:09:13

What The Tech Ep. 473 - ARM Chips For Mac

6/11/2020
Apple is expected to announce a shift to ARM chips for Mac. What are the benefits of Mac running on ARM chips, and what are the biggest problems? Andrew and Paul briefly debate whether Intel has fallen behind AMD. And Sony is set to announce the PlayStation 5. What should you expect from the announcement?

Duration:00:52:24

What The Tech Ep. 472 - Windows 10 Build 2004

5/29/2020
Microsoft officially released Windows 10 Build 2004. Paul runs down some of the notable changes in the build and also delves into the next Windows 10 Build, 21H1. Andrew and Paul try to figure out HBO's strategy for HBO Max. Plus Andrew gripes about the pandemic causing issues with the supply chain for electronics. And should all conferences be held virtually now?

Duration:00:43:56

What The Tech Ep. 471 - Xbox Series X Is Real

5/7/2020
Microsoft gave fans their first look at real Xbox Series X game play. Andrew and Paul discuss whether games are becoming too realistic. Microsoft also announced the the spring 2020 line of Surface devices including the Surface Go 2. Should the Surface Go even exist? Plus details about Apple's new Apple TV leak and Google is redesigning Android TV.

Duration:00:50:59

What The Tech Ep. 470 - iPhone SE 2020 Announced

4/21/2020
Apple finally announces the long awaited 2020 version of the iPhone SE. Is the iPhone SE the best budget phone money can buy? Paul gives his thoughts on the new OnePlus 8. Does the OnePlus fall short of expectations? And Andrew talks about reducing some of the electronic clutter he's been hoarding.

Duration:01:01:49

What The Tech Ep. 469 - Microsoft Delays Surface Neo

4/9/2020
Microsoft says the Surface Neo will not launch this year. Paul Thurrott explains why. Apple is rumored to launch the long awaited iPhone 9 next month. How much could the iPhone 9 cost? And Andrew and Paul discuss using the iPad with trackpad support. Does the iPad need a start menu?

Duration:00:47:16

What The Tech Ep. 468 - iPadOS Gets Trackpad Support

3/26/2020
Andrew and Paul discuss how the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting education. How are educators adapting to educating online. Apple releases an update for iPadOS that includes mouse and trackpad support. Does the addition of mouse and trackpad support make the iPad a full blown laptop alternative? Plus Paul touches on the Huawei P40.

Duration:00:46:34

What The Tech Ep. 467 - COVID-19 Changes The World

3/17/2020
Andrew and Paul discuss the COVID-19 pandemic. Will COVID-19 change usher in a new era where more people work from home or companies hold less conferences? Andrew talks about being in quarantine for a week after testing positive for the flu. Plus Bill Gates will officially step down from the Microsoft board. Paul discusses Bill Gates' legacy.

Duration:00:59:22

What The Tech Ep. 466 - Xbox Series X Specs

2/25/2020
Microsoft confirms specs for its next gen Xbox Series X. Are the specs better than the Playstation 5? Rumors are swirling that Apple is looking into using ARM on Mac. Is Apple ditching their in house A series chip? Plus Andrew talks about his recent TV purchase and hands on experience with the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra.

Duration:00:56:56

Windows 10X Dual Screen & Containers

2/11/2020
Microsoft shares new info about Windows 10X and dual screen apps. How will Windows 10X handle dual screen apps and devices? Specs and pricing leaks for Apple's new iPhone 9 (SE 2). Who is Apple targeting the iPhone 9 to? Plus Andrew and Paul discuss subscription fatigue. Is there too much original content out there?

Duration:00:55:47

What The Tech Ep. 464 - Samsung Galaxy S20 Pricing Leaked

2/4/2020
Pricing for Samsung's soon to debut Galaxy S20 leaks. Is the pricing too high for the Galaxy S20? Paul purports that Google's Pixel line is a failure. Should Google change their mobile device strategy? And Andrew and Paul discuss how they streamed the Superbowl. Was the quality of the game better over streaming?

Duration:00:48:36

What The Tech Ep. 463 - Flipping Phones

1/31/2020
Andrew and Paul talk about Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip phone and the new Moto RAZR. Is there still a market for flip phones? Paul addresses controversy surrounding UWP apps. Is UWP not dead afterall? Plus Microsoft delays the Surface Hub 2X, again. Is there a problem with Microsoft getting products shipped?

Duration:00:46:54