Hosted by Scott Ertz and Avram Piltch, F5 Live is a livecast covering the worlds of gadgets, gaming, Internet and media.
Show airs Sunday Jul 31, 2016 at 9:00 PM Eastern
Hosted by Avram Piltch, Online Editorial Director of LAPTOP Magazine and Tom's Guide, and moderated by Scott Ertz and Nicholas DiMeo, The Piltch Point is a livecast covering the news of the week in the mobile space.
Show airs Sunday Jul 31, 2016 at 9:15 PM Eastern
This week, messaging makes money again, Yahoo approaches the end and Microsoft loves HD.
Android Apps on Chrome OS - Episode 113
This week, Avram Piltch discusses the recent addition of Android apps to two more Chromebook models. The company intends to bring the feature to almost all models, current and past, in the near future. Does this feature make Chromebooks worth considering, or is this just a gimmick that won't add enough value? We discuss.
College Laptops 2016 - Episode 112
This week, Avram Piltch brings to us some of the best laptops available for students. But, that's not all! He talks about which models are [url=http://laptopmag.com/college-laptops]best for each major[/url], and where you might be able to score a deal.
This week, Pokémon GO takes over the world, HummingBad takes over your phone and Amazon takes a chance with Warner Bros.
Windows 10 Lawsuit Results - Episode 111
This week, Avram Piltch talks about the lawsuit against Microsoft in regards to Windows 10 upgrades. Microsoft decided to settle the suit without taking the issue to trial, paying $10,000 to the plaintiff. Avram is concerned about the ramifications of settling this suit, but in particular, how it could [url=http://www.laptopmag.com/articles/windows-10-lawsuit-bad-precedent]threaten security and innovation[/url], with software companies worried about automatic updates.
This week, Dell discontinues a commodity, Facebook downplays news and Apple buys obscurity.
Technology in the 80s - Episode 110
This week, Avram Piltch discusses some of the ways in which [url=http://www.tomsguide.com/us/pictures-story/802-1980s-tech-advantages.html?platform=plughitzlive]technology was better in the 80s[/url]. From removable media to record television to self-powered phone, instant-off computers and less power-hungry gadgets, he talks about some nostalgia and some actual trends away from success.
This week, Lenovo makes it easy to steal your data, Google makes a big push out of Fiber and Netflix considers playing offline.
Computex 2016 - Episode 109
This week, Avram Piltch talks about his experiences at this year's Computex event in Taipei. From Jetsons-style robots to backpack computers for virtual and augmented reality, this year's conferences was certainly eventful.
This week, Windows says Hello to wearables, Twitter says no thanks to Yahoo and the world says meh to Google Magenta's music.
This week, Apple loses a lawsuit, TBS gains some gaming and Amazon is looking for new shows.
Terri Willingham @ Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016
For any community to thrive, you need to have some people who help promote the activities. In the case of the maker community in Tampa we have the [url=https://eurekafactory.net]Eureka! Factory[/url]. We speak with Terri Willingham, a creative partner with the Eureka! Factory, who organizes Gulf Coast MakerCon, ROBOTICON Tampa Bay, and other local events that help promote and recognize the makers in the area. Terri has also been involved with youth robotics for many years, helping to found a FIRST Tech Challenge team and serving as Regional Director for Central Florida. In these roles, she has continued to emphasize the maker spirit while adding educational resources as well. [gcmc2016sponsor]
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