Tech News Weekly

Aug 6th 2020

Tech News Weekly 145

Google & Samsung, Unpacked

Note 20, Z Fold 2, Galaxy Buds, Pixel 4a, and TikTok
Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 18:00 UTC.
Category: News

Everything Samsung announced at its Unpacked event, a brief review of Google's Pixel 4A, and an in-depth look at TikTok — including its ban in certain places, its potential purchase by Microsoft, and its competition.

First, Myriam Joire joins us to break down the Samsung Unpacked event, covering the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra, the Galaxy Z Fold 2, Samsung's Galaxy Buds and new Galaxy Watch 3, and the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+.

Then, Myriam Joire graciously sticks around to briefly review the Google Pixel 4A, the company's new, cost-effective Pixel phone.

Then, Sara Fischer of Axios stops by to help us understand what's going on with TikTok, including the many bans around the world and Microsoft's potential purchase of the social media service.

Lastly, Jason shares how inefficient wireless charging can be and Mikah laments the end of Microsoft xCloud testing on iOS.

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