Going to the Skating Rink? Wear Your LTE Necklace

Episode 49 · September 17th, 2018 · 37 mins 8 secs

About this Episode

In This Episode:

  • This peanut sensor stops nuts getting in your mouth (2:27)
  • Google's 'Touring Bird' Is a Traveler's Dream (5:50)
  • Amazon will sell live Christmas trees this holiday season (7:50)
  • Samsung's LTE-powered tracker will help you stop misplacing things (9:36)
  • The 4 biggest announcements from the Apple September event (12:45)
  • Inbox, Google’s playground for email innovation, is going bye-bye (15:07)
  • A "Presidential Alert" Text Will Be Sent To Your Phone Next Week (17:13)

Weird & Wacky Tech:

  • Mark Zuckerberg wrote an algorithm to beat a teen at Scrabble (19:24)
  • A tech startup is asking rich people to spend $1,500 plus monthly fees on a mirror to stream workouts (22:27)
  • 'Molar Mic' will let US military make calls from their teeth (24:06)
  • Mysterious observatory evacuation stirs alien conspiracy theories (26:00)
  • WeCroak reminds you of your fate 5 times a day (27:49)

Tech Recommendations (30:54):

Ad music is from "Partly Cloudy" by A Tape Full of Mistakes
Weird & Wacky theme music is from "Brainwavves" by Strong Suit

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