Rebecca Black isn't the only one who's got a lock on Friday. Although The Engadget Podcast may not have reached the zeitgeist zenith she did, we'd like to think we have more staying power. Join us...for the long run.
It's been a hot second, but we're back with your host Brad Molen and guest Myriam Joire for a year-in-review episode. It's been a wild ride with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 picking up the processing pace, Motorola joining the smartphone market withrenewed vigorand John Legere's refusal to letcrazy get in the wayof good ideas.
Join Brian Heater and the Engadget gang for the CES 2014 wrap-up podcast, with personal"best of"choices, audience giveaways and significantly less background noise. It's been a long week of interviews, hands-ons and an avalanche of new gadgets, leaving the team worn out, yet melancholy about another CES coming to a close.
This year's CES show floor has been inundated with 4K sets, giving Richard, Michael and some surprise guests plenty to talk about.Contentis a hot topic and there's plenty of 4K sources being announced, but until they arrive on the market, we're going to have to stick with Blu-rays to get the most out of all those pixels.
It's that time between Black Friday and CES when the news cycle becomes a snoozefest, but your intrepid host Brian Heater sallies forth into the abyss along with Terrence O'Brien and Sarah Silbert to bring you this week's tech tidbits. Led Zeppelin landed on Spotify to mark yet another major artist holdout that's finally crossed over to digital services.
This week's podcast ditches the studio and delivers the mellifluous voices of Brian, Terrence and Billy without all that video nonsense, leaving much to the imagination. The news tidbits are real, however, and the discussion launches into tasty gadget gifts, spearheaded by Apple'sshiny new Mac Pro.
Try as they may to put this week's podcast into a tailspin; Brian, Terrence and Ben end up delivering a good deal of sane discussion on proper tech news. The seriousness quickly degrades, however, and your hosts (aka the EngadgetWreckin' Cru) bounce from oddballNES Remixesof their own making to the sad reality that Ben may never hear hisdog actually talk.
Your host Terrence O'Brien weaves his way through this week's hot topics with the agility of an Olympian athlete, aided by what can only be described as: the cult of Joseph Volpe's personality. Missing from today's podcast is Ben Gilbert, who will be back next week if he can manage to escape the soul-crushing grip of Sin City.
This week, your host Brad Molen is joined by Phil Nickinson (Android Central) and Russell Holly (Geek) to dig into the details ofHTC's newest One smartphone. They've all spent some quality time with the M8 version of the One and can provide insight into the build quality,software performanceand day-to-day functionality.
With most of the regular crew away, Terrence decides to call in some heavy-duty reinforcements. Richard joins us with critical insights into HD and theNetflix bottleneck debacle. Meanwhile, Brad is perfect for a providing a rundown of the best fromMobile World Congressin Barcelona, including first-hand insight into Samsung'snewestdevices.
Want to go beyond the review for even more details about HTC's One Max ? You've come to the right place, as Brad Molen and Richard Lai dive into all the details, from fingerprint scanning to battery life and more.
After surviving nearly a week in the desert and braving the wilds of CES, the crew is back in New York and ready to mainline you some podcast love. It's a fine time, this 2014, as you should be able to purchase anOculus Riftatsome pointthis year andSteam Machinesare also cleared for a landing.
Ben Gilbert is in charge of today'swild podcast ride, and he's taking Terrence and Joseph into uncharted territory: a place where people actually make cookie dough fromscratch. The discussion attempts to swerve around the real issues, but ultimately slams head on into tech-related topics.
Ben Gilbert is joined by Engadget editor and formerBest Buy celebChris Velazco, along with our social media guruJohn Colucciwho's managed to drag himself away fromGrumpy Cat and 3D-printed Oreoslong enough to share his thoughts on SXSW.
After a chance meeting withDistiller appco-founder Mikael Mossberg and in-house whiskey expert Stephanie Moreno at this year'sSXSW event, a unique podcast concept was born. In this Very Special Episode, our guests serve as spirit guides, taking us through the business and production end of the whiskey trade.
Spring is approaching and change is in the air, not only for the Mobile Podcast, but also for US carriers. Your host Brad is kicking off a new podcast format by interviewing industry analyst Jan Dawson ofJackdaw Researchabout the ins and outs of a potentialSprint and T-Mobile merger.
Gaming has been scoring big in the headlines lately and Ben Gilbert's been paying attention. The studio that brought youBioShock Infinitehas been dissolved andDoom 4becomes 'Doom'all over again -- which is fine with Terrence since that's how he remembers it anyway. It might beIPO timefor the company behindCandy Crush Sagaand thenumbers behind that reasoningare pretty interesting.
Things are heating up in the podcast studio this week and its either Terrence's cardigan, Amazon's newFire TVor the residual effects of Joseph's encounter witha real action hero. There's also a pile of news that came out ofMicrosoft's Build conference, which isn't surprising considering how long it dragged on. Redmond's own has released Windows Phone 8.