Sept. 12, 2016

Talking about the demise of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Talking about the demise of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7

Plus, Twitter adds some new features and more!


Today's Episode

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is not having a good year. It was released to a lot of praise, but, that quickly turned into exploding phones. Now government agencies are telling to not to use this phone. I was thinking of buying one, but, not anymore. I like to have my phone not set fire to my place. Samsung needs to can get this crisis taken care of. It has hurt it's brand big time. Just like Twitter, this is not their year. Twitter is trying to find that sweet spot for growth. Lately, it is testing tools and notification to get people to say on Twitter. It needs to find that cool factor again. I do not think it's there yet, but, it can get it's mojo back.

Tech News Decoded:

It's not looking good for Samsung

ACLU wants Obama to pardon Snowden

Twitter is finally updating its 140 character limit

Twitter informs you when your favorite live streamer is streaming

Messengers revamp payments, bots, and ads

Netflix does not like data caps

Coding Confessional lets coder share their true feelings

Google shows you how it does copyright claims

LinkedIn goes lite in India

eBay wants to buy your smartphone

Google has some vulnerabilities

Tim Cook says something about Macs

MIT can finally judge a book by its cover.

Apps/Programs to Try:

Singlle

Daisy

Material Dock for the iPhone 7 and Watch

Google Cardboard for iOS

voteplz

Tweetable Quotes:

I feel for the Samsung Marketing and PR teams

The two things Facebook loves to do: place ads everywhere and copy Snapchat.

4 years without updating your Mac line is too long.

Credit:

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