Podcast: Q2 2020 US CE and PC Sales Trends with NPD’s Steve Baker

This week’s Techpinions podcast features Ben Bajarin and Bob O’Donnell, along with special guest Steve Baker of NPD, talking about the surprisingly strong consumer electronics and PC sales data from the recently completed quarter, including discussions on overall trends, specific sub-category performance, and the retail brick-and-mortar vs. online sales splits.

Podcast: Facial Recognition Technology, Sony PS5, Android 11, Adobe Photoshop Camera

This week’s Techpinions podcast features Carolina Milanesi and Bob O’Donnell discussing tech companies’ recent shifts in policy around facial recognition, and analyzing the debut of Sony’s PS5 gaming console, the beta of Google’s Android 11 and Adobe’s new Photoshop Camera app for smartphones.

Podcast: Twitter Controversy, Arm IP Designs, Qualcomm XR Viewers

This week’s Techpinions podcast features Carolina Milanesi and Bob O’Donnell discussing the controversy around Twitter’s efforts to tag tweets and the implications for social media overall, analyzing the new mobile IP chips designs from Arm, and chatting about the latest announcements around AR/VR/XR headsets attached to Qualcomm-powered 5G smartphones in conjunction with telco carriers.

Podcast: IBM Think, PC Industry News from HP, Microsoft, AMD, Samsung, Apple, Lenovo

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This week’s Techpinions podcast features Carolina Milanesi and Bob O’Donnell discussing the IBM Think conference as well as a number of different PC, OS and chip announcements from major vendors in the PC business and analyzing what it means for the state of the PC category moving forward.

Podcast: Tech Earnings from Facebook, Alphabet/Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple

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This week’s Techpinions podcast features Carolina Milanesi and Bob O’Donnell analyzing this week’s big tech quarterly earnings reports from Facebook, Google’s parent company Alphabet, Microsoft, Amazon and Apple, with a focus on what the numbers mean for each of the companies individually and for the tech industry as a whole.

Podcast: Intel Earnings, Magic Leap, WiFi6E, Arm-Based Mac

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This week’s Techpinions podcast features Ben Bajarin and Bob O’Donnell analyzing the earnings announcements from Intel and what they say about tech industry evolution, discussing the layoffs and repivoting of Magic Leap and what it says about the future of Augmented Reality, describing the importance of the new WiFi6E 6GHz extensions to WiFi, and chatting about the potential for an Arm processor-based future Mac.