This week, the guys re-examine the AT&T AirGig project and talk about techy Christmas gifts, followed up by more cryptojacking news. Also, the World Health Organization declared a new gaming related disorder, and the guys debate Star Wars and Star Trek before declaring the winners of the Windscribe EDC Giveaway. Get ready for some great star-crossed talk as we dive into this week’s episode!
Back on Episode 053 “A Fox in the Magic Kingdom”, we had a story about how AT&T was testing new internet service provided through powerlines. They claimed it’d be faster than the current gigabit fiber optic internet service available to some consumers now and Adam was awarded the digitalSoup Research Grant to find out some more about this. Time for his reported findings!
In a move that is being dubbed as “boring design” it seems Samsung is going to keep a lot of people happy since that boring design will allow for the 3.5mm headphone jack to remain in place.
In an effort to Switch things up for their fans that got new games or devices for the holidays, Nintendo drops the ball and let’s the eStore crash over Christmas.
This one, should it reach the USA, is VERY scary. Facebook Messenger users need to beware!
The World Health Organization has now included “Gaming Disorder” to it’s International Classification of Diseases for 2018. Could be a hot button topic for some while others don’t care, they’d rather play a few more hours of Skyrim.
SOUPER DEBATES Topic "Live in Star Wars or Star Trek Universe"
In an attempt to make the battle between Obi Wan and Darth Vader more impactful, the group FXItInPost is hard at work giving the epic battle a bit more...well...epic-ness! And it’s a must see!
Is this due to the movie actually being bad or is it a result of the haters being louder than the fans that is influencing the box office “slump”?
For everyone out there that is sick of hearing the whining about how the Star Wars Franchise is ruined with The Last Jedi, including the petition to have it removed from Star Wars cannon, here is an interesting bit of history about the fan reaction to what most dub as the best individual film in the franchise, Empire Strikes Back.
All of you Seinfeld fans can rejoice! A brand new game is in development by an Indy Australian developer named Jacob Janerka and it actually looks to be pretty awesome!
Watch a Rocket Launch happen in a time lapse!
Photographer Jesse Watson from Yuma, AZ captured the Space X launch being dubbed as the “UFO” Rocket Launch, on multiple cameras as a time-lapse and while it doesn’t last long it’s pretty glorious to see!
A collection of some brilliant song title ideas that made me laugh for days!
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