PS5 vs Xbox Series X Early Impressions
1 hr 5 min
This week, Devindra and Cherlynn are joined by Jess Conditt to talk about both new consoles -- well, as much as they can say anyway. Jess chats about her PlayStation 5 preview, and we can finally compare it to the Xbox Series X and S final hardware. Also, they dive into what’s up with AMD and NVIDIA’s latest GPUs, the RTX 3070 and Radeon RX 6000 series.

PS5 vs. Xbox Series S: case and controller overview – 1:41
Other gaming news (RTX 3070, switch game streaming) – 21:51
Social media takes steps against US election misinformation – 27:45
Working on – 36:42
Listener mail – 44:10
Our favorite dead gadgets – 48:36
Picks – 56:09
The CultCast
The CultCast
America's favorite Apple Podcast
The new M1 Macs are totally insane! (+ HomePod mini hands-on!) - #467
This week: Apple’s new M1 Macs are breaking all the benchmarks, and are now officially the fastest Macs ever made. The MacBook Air is outperforming the iMac! These M1 Macs are insane. Plus: iPhone 12 Pro Max Vs. Mini — we’ve got them both! Which one is the keeper? We discuss. And stay tuned for our HomePod mini review, and our favorite tire inflator in an all-new Under Review! CultCast is now listener supported! If you 💖 what we do, & if want to see more content with the same CultCast gusto, please join us. Supporters get CultCast: Off Topic!, a new variety show hosted by Erfon Elijah (and friends), and a lot more! Join CultCast Support! This episode supported by The NETGEAR Orbi WiFi 6 router gives you ultra-fast speeds and wider coverage throughout your home – it’s the biggest revolution in WiFi ever. Check it out today at your local Best Buy and at Easily create a beautiful website all by yourself, at Use offer code CultCast at checkout to get 10% off your first purchase of a website or domain. Cult of Mac's watch store is full of beautiful straps that cost way less than Apple's. See the full curated collection at CultCloth will keep your iPhone 12, Apple Watch, iPad, glasses and lenses sparkling clean, and for a limited time use code CULTCAST at checkout to score a free CleanCloth with any order at Erfon Elijah's YouTube channel On the show this week @erfon / @lkahney / @lewiswallace This week's stories First M1 Macs blow reviewers’ socks off * Still on the fence over Apple’s new M1 Mac mini, MacBook Air, and MacBook Pro despite their stellar benchmarks? Find out what tech experts think of them in new reviews and hands-on videos. M1 MacBook Review + Mac Mini (Dave2D) iPhone 12 mini is the ultimate one-handed phone [Review] * Buying a compact smartphone used to mean making some big sacrifices. You either had to settle for an older model, or you had to opt for an Android handset (ugh!). That’s no longer the case, thanks to iPhone 12 mini. iPhone 12 Pro Max: Bigger, bolder and undeniably better [Review] * iPhone 12 Pro Max is Apple’s biggest smartphone to date, with a Super Retina XDR display that measures at 6.7 inches diagonally. It’s also the fastest handset on the market, thanks to an incredibly speedy A14 Bionic processor that’s coupled with 5G connectivity (where available).
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Alphabet Scoop | 9to5Google
Alphabet Scoop | 9to5Google
Alphabet Scoop 105: Assistant Driving Mode, new Google Pay, E2EE RCS in Messages, and Stadia’s birthday
This week saw Google announce an absolute flood of news from Assistant Driving Mode and end-to-end encryption for RCS in Messages finally happening to a brand new Google Pay. We then talk about everything the Stadia team announced for the streaming service’s one-year anniversary. Alphabet Scoop is available Google Podcasts, iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, and through our dedicated RSS feed for Pocket Casts and other podcast players. preload="none" New episodes of Alphabet Scoop are recorded every Thursday afternoon at 4-5 PM ET and published on Friday mornings. Subscribe to our podcast in Google Play or your favorite podcast player to guarantee new episodes are delivered as soon as they're available. Hosts: * Abner Li * Ben Schoon * Kyle Bradshaw Links: * Assistant Driving Mode in Google Maps arrives, but only as ‘early preview’ * Google releases limited edition ‘Barely Blue’ Pixel 4a * New Google Pay app is now available in early access w/ redesign, rewards, more [Gallery] * Google Pay launching ‘Plex’ bank accounts with Citi, other partners next year * Google completes global RCS rollout as Messages starts testing default end-to-end encryption * Review: One year later, Google Stadia is still a diamond in the rough * Stadia will be playable on iOS via Safari in the coming ‘weeks’ * Stadia set to expand to ‘more EMEA regions’ later this year Feedback? Drop us a line at You can also soon rate us in Google Play, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts or recommend us in Pocket Casts to help more people discover the show.
54 min
Noise Cancelling
Noise Cancelling
Noise Cancelling
39: Apple's M1 Macbooks, Next Gen Gaming and much more | Noise Cancelling Podcast
Can't find the time to keep up with tech news? Looking for some awesome lockdown listening? We have you covered with the Noise Cancelling podcast, which is brought to you by TechRadar and our sister sites Laptop Mag and Tom's Guide. The show is presented by Gareth Beavis, Global Editor in Chief of TechRadar, and features Sherri L. Smith, Editor in Chief of Laptop Mag. This week our guest is Matt Hanson, Senior Computing Editor at TechRadar, who joins us (remotely, of course) to talk about the last seven days in tech. Your headlines for the show: 00:00 Start 02:16 Which product do you want to see sold off to another brand 14:53 Apple M1 Chip 29:00 AMD Radeon and Radeon rx6800xt 33:12 Able Gamers 34:44 Wahoo Watch 36:09 Samsung Galaxy 21 FE and Fold 3 39:36 News Blast 43:55 You shouldn’t but the Xbox Series X right now 51:25 Sign off As usual, we're talking about a variety of topics from the world of tech. We begin the show with this week's Big Question: Which tech product do you want to see sold off to another brand? We also talk about the latest M1 chipset from Apple... a lot! As well as some next-gen gaming and foldable phone chat.  Meanwhile, this week's Unpopular Opinions is all about how you should wait until next year to buy and Xbox Series X. For all this and more, tune into the all-new Noise Cancelling podcast – you can subscribe on Spotify, grab it on Apple podcasts, or find us wherever you get your pods. New episodes land every Friday. Don’t forget to head over to, and to read more Music by Lee Rosevere - Thought Bubbles Licenses under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Like TechRadar on Facebook:  Follow on Twitter:  Follow on Instagram: Subscribe on YouTube:
54 min
Phones Show Chat
Phones Show Chat
Steve Litchfield
Phones Show Chat episode 611 ("Michael Hell, Parallel Options",22/11/2020)
*Phones Show Chat 611 - Show Notes* Steve Litchfield and Ted Salmon with Michael Hell *MeWe Groups Join Links* PSC - PSC Photos - PSC Classifieds - Steve - Ted *Feedback* Gav's Supcase Roundup - Gavin's Gadgets Steve's Case Roundups iPhone 12/12 Pro Case Roundup Marcus France on iPhone/iPad Switching Mark Finlay on Samsung Galaxy S20 FE Marek Pawlowski In Praise In Praise of Imperfect Phones *Device Week* Pixel 5 Samsung Galaxy S20 FE iPhone 12 Pro Max Imaging Head to Head with the Lumia 950 XL iPhone 12 Pro Max - Steve's Written Review Ringke Fusion for iPhone 12 Pro Max Samsung Galaxy S20 Plus iPhone 11 Pro Max Sony Xperia 5 II - Ted's Comparison with 5 OG NexDock Touch ZAGG Flex Universal *Live Draw* We make a draw for smartphone accessories each weekend. Do get involved before the next draw by joining the Virtual Pint of Beer a Month Club - It could be you! This week's Double Prize Winner is *Chris Bates!* & *The Phones Show* Tune into Steve's YouTube Channel to watch Phones Show 410 (Sony Xperia 5 II Review) and 411 (iPhone 12 Pro Max Review) *Photo of the Week* Self Portrait by Scott Brady using a Google Pixel 5 *Thanks Links *Amazon Steve - DropBox Steve - Amazon Ted - PayPal Me Ted *Links of Interest* PodHubUK - Twitter - MeWe PSC Group - PSC Photos - FlickR - PSC Classifieds - WhateverWorks - Better Before - Camera Creations - TechAddictsUK - The TechBox - Chewing Gum for the Ears - Projector Room - PixelSwim - Coolsmartphone - Gavin's Gadgets - Ted's Salmagundi - Steve's Rants'n'Raves - Ted's Amazon - Steve's Amazon
59 min
Android Central Podcast
Android Central Podcast
Android Central
The Blue Phone Conspiracy
If rumors are to be believed, the Galaxy Note series may have run its course. Hayato, Ara, Joe, and Daniel talk about the possibility of life after Note for the S Pen, Google Stadia, and a limited edition Pixel 4a. There's also a new incarnation of Google Pay, a faster version of Chrome, and the crew try to understand the appeal of the new Twitter feature: Fleets. Links: * The end of the Galaxy Note could be a blessing in disguise for the S Pen | Android Central * Samsung will not launch a Galaxy Note 20 successor next year, says new rumor * Google Stadia is coming to iOS as web app, giving free Premiere kits for buying Cyberpunk 2077 | Android Central * Google Pixel 4a 5G vs. Pixel 4a: Which should you buy? | Android Central * The Pixel 4a now looks better than ever in the new limited edition Barely Blue color | Android Central * Google Chrome takes on Safari and Edge with speed-boosting update * Google's answer to the Apple Card is here, but is it any good? * Google Pay: Banks supported, how it works, and everything you need to know | Android Central * How to embed a Tweet in a Fleet | Android Central * Twitter's Snapchat-inspired Fleets are now launching worldwide | Android Central Sponsors: * Indeed: Indeed gives you the smart tools to make hiring decisions quickly, and to be confident that you’re making the right hire for your team. Try Indeed out with a free $75 credit at Terms, conditions and exclusions apply. Offer valid through December 31.
1 hr 20 min
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