Serious About Tech

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Author: Zachary Webb

Zac is a web developer and podcaster. https://zac.webbco.us

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Moto G7: Has budget gotten too expensive? – Episode 16

Motorola released its G7 series of budget smartphones. But has the price of these “budget-friendly” phones gotten too high? Find out in episode 16 of the Serious About Tech podcast.

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Electric Cadillac and Collection #1 Data Breach – Episode 15

Cadillac is moving into electric vehicle territory. Cadillac, owned by GM, is planning to sell electric vehicles and SUVs in order to retain its shrinking market share. Learn more at Business Insider. Collection #1 Security Breach collection Troy Hunt, a security researcher, released Collection #1. Collection #1 a large collection (87GB) of email and password […]

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End of life date set for Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft has officially set an end-of-life date for Windows 10 Mobile. What is Windows 10 Mobile? Windows 10 Mobile is the smartphone operating system that Microsoft created in 2015 as a successor to Windows Phone 8. It was installed on Nokia Lumia phones and Microsoft’s own Lumia phones after it bought that brand from Nokia. […]

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Snapdragon 855 and 8cx, should 5G matter to you, and what to expect at CES 2019 – Episode 14

Snapdragon 855 and 8cx Qualcomm announced the Snapgradon 855 and Snapdragon 8cx in early December at their annual Tech Summit in Maui, Hawaii. The 855 is a smartphone processor and the 8cx is a new chip for laptops running Windows or ChromeOS. Qualcomm has the 835 and 850 being used in Windows ultrabooks to provide […]

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Snapdragon 855 Announced

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 was announced today at the Snapdragon Summit in Maui, Hawaii. Qualcomm claims this new chip, a 7nm processor manufactured by TSMC, will be three times as fast of the Snapdragon 845 and up to 2x the performance of competing mobile processors such as the HiSilicon Kirin 980 and Apple A12 Bionic. […]

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Techtober and Foldables – Episode 13

In this episode of Serious About Tech, I talk about the new phones, foldable devices, and wearables announced recently. So this episode is a different format than previous podcast episodes because I basically compiled a bunch of news from the last month or so and talked about it. Let me know if you like or […]

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New Microsoft Devices with Colin Smith – Episode 12

Microsoft released some new Surface-branded devices on October 2, 2018, at a low-key event in New York City, and I brought Colin Smith from the Universal Windows podcast to talk about it. What was released was the following: Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2, and Surface Headphones. About the Guest Colin Smith […]

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iPhone Xr, Xs, Xs Max Announced

Apple announced its newest phones, the iPhone Xr, iPhone Xs, and iPhones Xs Max today in the Steve Jobs Theatre at Apple’s campus in Cupertino, California. iPhone Xr This iPhone is the cheapest one, at $699 base price, so it will probably appeal to the more budget-conscious among us. The iPhone Xr has a 6.1″ […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note9 Unveiled

Samsung released the Galaxy Note9 this morning in New York City. It is very similar to the Galaxy Note 8, but has updated specs. Speaking of specs, the Note9 will come with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and 6GB or 8GB of RAM. The 6GB of storage variant will have 128GB of onboard storage, and the […]

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Surface Go Tablet & Macbook Throttling- Episode 11

Microsoft’s Surface Go Microsoft released a new tablet on July 10, 2018, called the Surface Go. It is a smaller device than their larger Surface tablets and laptops, while maintaining their great quality look and feel. The Surface Go is priced at $399 for a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, or $549 for […]

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