All posts by Roger Chang

Roger started out covering technology as an intern at ZDTV back in the summer of 1998. He subsequently clawed his way up the ladder landing a plum role as Senior Producer and On-Air talent on The Screen Savers and Call For Help. He later moved on to a short stint at CNET and Ziff-Davis. He later spent 6 years at Discovery Digital Networks as the series producer for the shows Tekzilla, HD Nation, Systm, We Come From the Future, and Downloaded.

Hey, MAAA! – DTNS 3518

Microsoft Q1 earnings push earnings up 20% per share, Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled that warrantless police access to real-time cell phone location data intrudes on a person’s reasonable expectation of privacy, and Walmart opens a concept store called Intelligent Retail Lab in Levittown, New York.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Justin Robert Young and Roger Chang.

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Continue reading Hey, MAAA! – DTNS 3518

Are Magazines The New Vinyl? – DTNS 3517

In a weird juxtaposition tech companies like Airbnb, Uber and Netflix are starting up their own print magazines. Why are they investing in an old media platform and what do they hope to gain by doing so?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, and Nicole Lee.

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Continue reading Are Magazines The New Vinyl? – DTNS 3517

5G Ehhh… – DTNS 3516

Intel unveils its 9th generation high performance mobile processors, Nvidia prices the GTX 1650 for $165, and the FAA approves Alphabet’s Wing from airdrop delivery.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Patrick Beja.

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Continue reading 5G Ehhh… – DTNS 3516

My Ears Need to Be Smarter – DTNS 3514

Microsoft has formally entered the wireless earbud market with Surface Buds. What do they hope to achieve and will it be a hit among consumers?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Chris Ashley.

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Continue reading My Ears Need to Be Smarter – DTNS 3514

Mueller Report Gets Burned – DTNS 3513

Business Insider reports that since May 2016 Facebook collected the email contact lists of 1.5 million new users without consent.Amazon and Google kiss and make up allowing YouTube on Amazon’s Fire TV devices and smart TVs in the coming month. And in response to issues with early production models of the Samsung Galaxy Fold Samsung says it will, “will thoroughly inspect these units in person to determine the cause of the matter.”

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

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Continue reading Mueller Report Gets Burned – DTNS 3513

No More Qualcomms With Apple – DTNS 3512

Apple and Qualcomm have patched things up just in time for Apple to dump Intel as its sole source 5G chip supplier and pick Qualcomm instead. Hmmm. Plus Microsoft rolls out its diskless Xbox One S and the UK reveals that mandatory age-verification for adult sites begins July 15th.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Scott Johnson.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

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Continue reading No More Qualcomms With Apple – DTNS 3512

PlayStation 5 Spec-ulation – DTNS 3511

Sony reveals key specs for their upcoming PlayStation 5 game console including 8K resolution, faster CPU, and SSD storage. What does this reveal say about where Sony wants to be in gaming and more importantly where it might be weakest.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Patrick Beja.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

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Continue reading PlayStation 5 Spec-ulation – DTNS 3511

Are Your Pockets Big Enough? – DTNS 3510

Voice Assistant feedeback! You share your thoughts on voice assistants with us. Microsoft is developing its own earbuds. And Microsoft warns that malicious actors could have viewed non-corporate Outlook email accounts.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

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Continue reading Are Your Pockets Big Enough? – DTNS 3510

High Quality Patrick Norton – DTNS 3509

Patrick Norton is back with his picks of top affordable headphones plus a review of the Qobuz music streaming service.

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang, Len Peralta and Patrick Norton.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

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Continue reading High Quality Patrick Norton – DTNS 3509

Hey Alexa, Do You Know Who I Am? – DTNS 3508

Bloomberg revealed that Amazon has staff members who “review” recordings from Amazon Voice Services in order to improve responses. This raises a host of questions especially around privacy and anonymity. How can users be sure there voice assistants aren’t listening in to their conversations?

Starring Tom Merritt, Sarah Lane, Roger Chang and Justin Robert Young.

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Big thanks to Dan Lueders for the headlines music and Martin Bell for the opening theme!

Big thanks to Mustafa A. from thepolarcat.com for the logo!

Thanks to Anthony Lemos of Ritual Misery for the expanded show notes!

Thanks to our mods, Kylde, Jack_Shid, KAPT_Kipper, and scottierowland on the subreddit

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Continue reading Hey Alexa, Do You Know Who I Am? – DTNS 3508