Grand Explanations

ALL of the great Apple News of the Week from the amazing team at BTN…less Ewen

The British Amnesia Network

Jeff dives in and saves the day again but ask everyone what they talked about and they aren’t entirely sure.

Apple Took The Fun Away

Smartwatches could detect signs of COVID-19 soon?

The FAA gives okay for some drones to fly autonomously.

Edge browser beta is now optimized for M1 Macs.

Apple Silicon Mac users can’t side load iPhone apps anymore.

Microsoft’s Black Mirror

New lawsuit for Amazon e-book price fixing.

Belkin recalls portable phone charging stand.

Mustang Mach-E having some deliveries delayed.

Microsoft wants to bring dead people back as chat bots?

Protection And Peace Of Mind?

Ring adds end-to-end encryption.

Google has fixed COVID-19 tracking app loading issues.

Only at CES, a three-webcam laptop!

Philips’ has got a new smart toothbrush.

Move Aside Bob

Intel CEO Bob Swan steps down.

Spotify Kids now supports shared playlists from parents.

Better call quality coming with Dolby Voice.

webOS TV software moving up to 6.0

Pick Up My Underware and Pour My Wine

Meet the new Microsoft Surface Pro 7 Plus.

Fossil announces Gen 5 LTE smartwatch.

New SanDisk and Western Digital Portable SSDs go up to 4 Terabytes now.

Samsung is making a robot that can pour your wine.

Tell Me When

Alexa getting new command sets.

Are new AirPods Pro’s and iPhone SE’s coming in April?

You must now share data with Facebook using WhatsApp.

Your Mop Sucks!

Hyundai in discussions to build a car with Apple?

Some new Dell new monitors get dedicated Microsoft Teams button.

LG has got a new robovac that sucks and mops.

Nightmare On Hackers Street

Virtual CES 2021 is about to begin!

Samsung will show off many MicroLED TVs at CES.

Microsoft is planning to replace Outlook for Mac.

Windows 7 is still running on over 100 million PCs!!

Chargers, Non-Essential

Smaller and lighter GaN-Based chargers coming from Apple?

Apple temporarily closes all remaining UK stores.

Twitter is buying podcast app and team behind “Breaker”.

New design for Instagram Stories coming to desktops.

The Little App That Can

Apple will create two foldable iPhone prototypes.

Samsung’s Galaxy S21 event coming on January 14th.

Quibi trying sell its shows to Roku?

WhatsApp sets record for calls on New Year’s Eve.

“I must stop calling them lakes!’

This week we not only have News and Gear, but Verity Milligan, ‘Landscape of the year’ winner and judge, joins us to tell about her work.

The BIG Show Christmas Quiz

Full house for the annual look back at the years news

The Mac Show Christmas Quiz

Yeah we’re at it again and this time…its a runaway victory

The Special Club

Qualcomm and Google partner up.

Retweets are coming back to the way they used to be!

Twitter now testing “Spaces” for audio chats.

Sony has killed Cyberpunk 2077 game.

Floating Fish

Samsung confirms more foldables are coming in 2021.

HBO Max is finally coming to Roku.

TikTok to hide graphic videos.

Google adds word and puzzle games to smart displays.

Grab it, Check It, and Out

Get two-hour delivery from Apple for just $5.

Alexa will now translate conversations in real-time on Echo devices.

Fortnite will now run much better on some older PCs.

Bedrooms To Boardrooms

Everything Google was down!

Pornhub has removed millions of videos.

iOS 14.3 and iPadOS 14.3 are now available.

The “Gadget of the Year” is……

Staying Incognito

Chrome users will soon get a easier way to sync across devices.

YouTube now supports HDR for live streams.

Cloudflare and Apple built a new DNS protocol!

Maximum Apple!

Apple announces AirPods Max.

Apple Fitness Plus coming December 14th.

App for people with motor and speech impairments comes to Android.

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands sells 3.7M!