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From industry news to techy trends to newsmaker interviews, no technology angle is too small or obscure to explore. Our reporters take you there in this video series that aims to bring you even closer to the tech news you find daily on CNET News.
|1||CleanVideoBiggest hacks of 2018||Cambridge Analytica. Russians inside the US electrical grid. 2018 was a scary year for privacy: Let's look back at the most interesting cyberattacks of the year and see what's in store for 2019.||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoThe huge Marriott cyberattack may have been the work of Chinese spies||From The 3:59 show: Investigators believe the attack was part of a larger Chinese intelligence effort, according to a report.||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoHow to cut the cord like a pro||From The 3:59 show: Cutting the cord is more viable now than it ever has been, but that doesn’t mean it’s easy or simple.||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoRepresentative slams colleagues, defends Google||At a DC hearing, one lawmaker says don't blame Google for negative results.||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoUS congressman demands to know if Google is tracking him||In a DC hearing, a representative from Texas tries to get an answer from Google CEO Sundar Pichai.||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoBiggest tech stories of 2018||We look back on some of the biggest moments in tech this year and how they will shape our future in 2019.||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoAre iPhones really banned in China?||From The 3:59 show: We break down the latest legal spat between Apple and Qualcomm.||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoEU clamps down on tech in 2018||From The 3:59 show: We break down GDPR and Article 13.||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoQualcomm's Snapdragon 855 can enable 4K portrait mode video||The processor has built-in depth-sensing capabilities for more professional-looking clips.||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoHere's what Google Lens can do with Snapdragon 855 and 5G||Google's AI-powered camera gets even smarter with the beefier processor.||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Poor audio quality and questionable reporting
The biggest issue with this podcast is the spotty audio quality and production. Sound seems to be run by interns or missing a QC department, which is shocking for what looks like a large corporation. I try to catchup once a week with these folks and everytime, I am constantly reaching for the volume control. Three episodes sound fine, then the next one is super soft. Guess what happens after the soft episode... yep, my ears hurt as I quickly have to reach for the volume control. I've learned to never listen in the car, but even with headphones, the audio issue still remains. This has been an issue for years! Someone in the audio department needs to take control. Or the editors need to watch one tutorial on mastering audio, it's really not that hard these days. I would get into the questionable reporting as these folks definetly have an agenda and are not nutral reporters just talking about tech, but the audio issues are enough for me to say goodbye. I will stick with TWIT for all my tech news needs. Leo Laporte's team are solid and have been for years, both in content and production quality! TWIT has real discussions and represents a more balanced conversation discussing all sides to a situation. Cnet looks like ametures and have only been getting worse in recient years.
Be a less PC podcast
I cannot give more than one star to a podcast that ends with “be good humans”. I can’t stand it. It’s SO repulsive. SO condescending. SO holier than thou. SO arrogant. SO PC bull crap.
I think it's great that someone like CNET is finally on Podcast it gives me a reason to use it again. I love all your categorical shows. Please keep producing great content, 😍.