Beards of Tech

Beards of Tech

Podcast / Media group of friends who enjoy talking tech news, and looking at the latest hardware released. Previously known as Industry 4.0

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July 6, 2020 73 min
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Review Us! * Review BoT (https://beardsoftech.com/review) BoT is Everywhere * Website (https://www.beardsoftech.com/) * BoT on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/1OaGevW7jTGRMh5RSicyAe?si=0M5sw9f2RkyqpBY5dD44dA) * BoT on Google Play (https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Idfqmdi2fwjzz2mhhtmtvcn5yyy) * BoT on iTunes (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beards-of-tech/id1230437505) * BoT on Stitcher (https://www....
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Review Us! * Review BoT (https://beardsoftech.com/review) BoT is Everywhere * Website (https://www.beardsoftech.com/) * BoT on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/1OaGevW7jTGRMh5RSicyAe?si=0M5sw9f2RkyqpBY5dD44dA) * BoT on Google Play (https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Idfqmdi2fwjzz2mhhtmtvcn5yyy) * BoT on iTunes (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/beards-of-tech/id1230437505) * BoT on Stitcher (https://www....
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Top News Stuff PS5 Tech Demo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8B1LNrBpqc&t=295s Pixel Camera lead leaves https://www.theverge.com/2020/5/13/21257297/google-pixel-4-camera-marc-levoy-mario-queiroz-leaving https://blog.wink.com/wink-blog/2020/5/6/introducing-wink-subscription Wink Alternative: https://hubitat.com/ Hubitat Review: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bbbs9B0l79c How to get things that aren’t in stock (Switc...
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May 4, 2020 60 min
Top News Stuff Contact Tracing https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/disease/coronavirus/Pages/Contact-Tracing.aspx https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/php/open-america/contact-tracing.html https://www.apple.com/covid19/contacttracing Pixel Buds impressions Apple watch impressions from a late adopter https://blog.google/products/meet/bringing-google-meet-to-more-people https://www.theverge.com/2020/4/29/21241497/apple-ios-13-beta...
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April 26, 2020 70 min
Top News Stuff Zoom security concerns (https://www.tomsguide.com/news/zoom-security-privacy-woes) Zoom Alternatives that we have personally used. This list is organized by feature-set and ease of use. The easier to use and safer, the better. Lower in the list are those that sacrifice security for features. Skype Jitsi FaceTime Google Duo Google Meet Zoom Discord HouseParty Facebook Messenger (please avoid this) https://meet.jit.si/...
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October 17, 2019 77 min
2019 Phone Buyer Guide What do you consider when purchasing a phone? - Battery? - Specs? - Security? - Camera? What kinds of phones are out there? When does one update? What features are necessary for you? Review Us! * Review BoT (https://beardsoftech.com/review) BoT is Everywhere * Website (https://www.beardsoftech.com/) * BoT on Spotify (https://open.spotify.com/show/1OaGevW7jTGRMh5RSicyAe?si=0M5sw9f2RkyqpBY5dD44dA) * BoT on ...
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Attendees Ervin Lukacs, Jeff Budzinski, Matt Slavin Top News Stuff *Database full of phone numbers from Facebook (https://techcrunch.com/2019/09/04/facebook-phone-numbers-exposed/) *Android 10 is out (https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/09/03/android-10-is-rolling-out-to-pixels-starting-today/) (https://www.androidpolice.com/2019/09/03/every-new-android-10-feature-detailed-changelog/) *Android 10 Bugs (https://bgr.com/2019/09/0...
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August 25, 2019 74 min
Attendees Wayne Ryan Thompson, Matt Slavin, Ervin Lukacs Top News Stuff * Walmart sues Tesla over roof fires (https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/08/after-seven-roof-fires-walmart-sues-tesla-over-solar-panel-flaws/) * Galaxy Note 10 gets rid of headphone jack is no longer courageous (https://www.androidcentral.com/samsung-galaxy-note-10) * No more Android Desserts (https://www.macrumors.com/2019/08/22/android-10/?utm_sour...
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Attendees Wayne Ryan Thompson, Jeff Budzinski, Matt Slavin Previously on Dragonball Z… * Talked about the Galaxy Fold * Jony Ive left Apple * Prime Day blues * XCloud Announced at e3 Top News Stuff * Amazon no longer selling Dash buttons (https://techcrunch.com/2019/03/01/amazon-stops-selling-stick-on-dash-buttons/) * Ninja moves to Mixer (https://www.polygon.com/fortnite/2019/8/2/20751800/ninja-mixer-stream-viewers-twitch-averag...
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July 24, 2019 117 min
Ep. 87 - Crescat barba E pluribus unum 24Jul2019 Attendees Ervin Lukacs, Wayne Ryan Thompson, Jeff Budzinski, Matt Slavin, Kyle Fisher Top News Stuff we missed Galaxy Fold[ed] https://www.samsung.com/global/galaxy/galaxy-fold/ Huawei https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jul/22/government-delays-decision-on-whether-to-restrict-huawei-5g Johnny Ive Leaving Apple https://www.theverge.com/2019/6/27/18761736/jony-ive-apple-leave...
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February 27, 2019 65 min
Matt Slavin, Ervin Lukacs, Jeph? Discussions YouTube de-monetizing videos for comments - interesting angle on why it might be a good thing from Linus’ WAN Show What's in the News? MWC Highlights Huawei Mate X foldable phone https://appleinsider.com/articles/19/02/25/huaweis-debuts-2600-foldable-mate-x-hits-new-smartphone-price-record HoloLens 2 https://www.techradar.com/news/microsoft-hololens-2-brings-even-more-vr-power Nokia ...
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February 20, 2019 76 min
Ep. 85 - Oopsies unFOLD 05Feb2019 Attendees Matt Slavin, Ervin Lukacs Discussions Free Talk Section The Verge did an oopsie https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/1033108-the-verge-how-we-built-a-copyright-strike/ What's in the News? OpenAI holds onto research longer to discuss ramifications of releasing extremely convincing AI https://linustechtips.com/main/topic/1034001-the-pen-is-more-dangerous-than-the-sword-telsa-founded-op...
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February 6, 2019 83 min

Ep. 84 - Energizer is probably drunk

05Feb2019

Attendees

Matt Slavin, Ervin Lukacs, Kyle Fisher

Free Talk Section

  • Apple follows AT&Ts dumb lead
  • https://9to5mac.com/2019/02/05/5g-e-expaliner-iphone-ipad-ios-12-2/
  • What's in the News?

  • Apple revokes facebook cafeteria online services
  • https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2019/jan/31/apple-facebook-campus-permissions-revoked-teens-access-data-iphone-app
  • Google gets the hammer to...
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    January 29, 2019 69 min

    29Jan2019

    Attendees

    Matt Slavin, Ervin Lukacs

    Discussions

  • https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/
  • Free Talk Section

  • Matts Hackintosh is working (with a little help from ervin)
  • Windows gonna Windows https://www.tonymacx86.com/ https://hackintosher.com/ https://www.insanelymac.com/forum/
  • Whats in the News?

  • Apple Facetime Bug
  • https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/29/18202120/apple-facetime-eavesdrop-flaw-bug-testing-privacy
  • Apple Revenue U...
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    January 20, 2019 36 min

    Ep. 82 - Voice of the People

     

    17Jan2019

    Attendees

    Matt Slavin

  • Volkswagen to prep $50 billion attack against Tesla
  • https://wccftech.com/vw-readying-a-50-billion-technology-shift-to-do-direct-battle-with-tesla/
  • Microsoft begins work making chrome better
  • https://www.theverge.com/2018/12/6/18128661/microsoft-chromium-project-chrome-support-windows
  • Alexa gets more helpful for Amazon Music subscribers
  • https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/06/am...
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    January 3, 2019 102 min

    Ep. 80 - Year in Review

     

    02Jan2019

    Attendees

    Matt Slavin,  Ervin Lukacs

     

    First Segment - Top Articles of the 2018 (chronologically, Matt’s Picks)

  • Boring Company Flamethrower (Jan 28th, Ep. 36)
  • https://techcrunch.com/2018/01/27/elon-musks-boring-co-flamethrower-is-real-500-and-up-for-pre-order/
  • Starman Launched into space (Feb 6th, Ep. 38)
  • https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ElonMusk%27sTesla_Roadster We didnt put an article in the note...
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    December 24, 2018 47 min
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    December 12, 2018 70 min

    Ep. 78 - Old Men Yell At Clouds 2

    12Dec2018

    Attendees

    Matt Slavin, Jeff Budzinski, Ervin Lukacs, Ryan Thompson?

  • Location Data for Sale
  • https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/12/10/business/location-data-privacy-apps.html
  • Better Podcast Tracking
  • https://techcrunch.com/2018/12/11/podcast-industry-aims-to-better-track-listeners-through-new-analytics-tech-called-rad/
  • Samsung is removing the headphone jack finally
  • https://www.theverge.c...
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