Mindset Digital // December 2, 2019
We embrace the awesomeness of Cybertruck! Plus, holiday tech gift recommendations, an update on Disney + and some turkey trivia!
The Mandalorian on Disney+:
Tesla's Elon Musk unveils Cybertruck (CNN):
Mophie Juice Pack:
This iPhone case turns your phone into a working GameBoy (The Verge):
Surround Sound Shower System (Sharper Image):
Pete Brown @petebrownsays
Mindset Digital // October 31, 2019
We discuss recent policy announcements from Twitter and Facebook about how they're going to handle political advertising...plus hot takes on the Williams-Sonoma catalog.
Twitter will stop running political ads ahead of the 2020 election
Facebook won't let California governor candidate run false ads
The Haters Guide to the Williams Sonoma Catalog
Mindset Digital // October 24, 2019
We walk through all the new toys - phones, smart speakers and Chromebooks - that Google just announced...plus, we dive into Quantum Computing after the big G declared it had achieved Quantum Supremacy...can a quantum computer answer life's most pressing mysteries? We put it to the test...
The 8 Biggest Announcements...
Mindset Digital // October 17, 2019
Matt Weiner recaps his past two years using a Google Pixel 2 and reveals why he just switched back to an iPhone...plus his quick take on the iPhone 11, a walk through the Google Graveyard and something on the internet that will make you laugh!
iPhone 11 vs Google Pixel 3
Mindset Digital // October 7, 2019
We learn about all of Microsoft's new toys, including a new category of dual-screen "foldable" devices...And we look at TikTok's massive rise and discuss how Facebook might respond to it. Plus, an update on Mr. Pibb (RIP) and something funny about Labradoodles.
Microsoft bets big on earbuds and foldable devices:
Mindset Digital // September 27, 2019
Amazon’s putting Alexa in everything…Tesla’s million-mile battery might be as real as the return of electric scooters to the streets of San Francisco. Plus ride-sharing on a helicopter, an update on WeWork and the do’s and don’ts of trampoline ownership!
These are all the new devices Amazon announced today (Engadget): https://engt.co/2lzBISe
Mindset Digital // September 13, 2019
We talk about the new iPhone 11s and see if they're enough to tempt guest Matt Weiner to give up his Google Pixel. And we have a few thoughts on the rise of vinyl records, plus an update on California's gig worker bill, AB5.
iPhone 11, Pro and Max hands-on:...
Mindset Digital // September 5, 2019
A proposed California law takes aim at the gig economy, and Uber and Lyft are not pleased.
Also: Jeremy Renner misuses the term 'jump the shark.'
Plus, the lonely, lonely YouTube world of 'Hacks Buzz.'
California legislators are set to vote on a bill that could devastate Uber and Lyft's business model -...
Mindset Digital // August 30, 2019
The BBC is developing its own virtual assistant and we try to answer the question: why? Plus, Apple's new Apple Card is shiny and high maintenance, but what makes it different from a regular credit card? Finally, fresh from moving to a new place, Matt Weiner shares a life hack...
Mindset Digital // August 23, 2019
Communications Specialist Matt Weiner joins Pete to talk about WeWork's forthcoming IPO, Domino's appeal to the Supreme Court and the accessibility issues it raises, and one lifehack that will blow. your. mind.
WeWork’s $47 billion private valuation could imperil its IPO - bit.ly/WWIPO
WeWork IPO filing shows it’s losing nearly $5,200 per...