Tech news season is in full swing as Samsung launched its Galaxy S22 flagship phones this week, along with new Tab S8 tablets. This week on the podcast, Cherlynn is joined by senior writer Sam Rutherford and special guest Chris Velazco from The Washington Post to discuss Samsung’s new gear. The trio also recap some of the best games announced at Nintendo Direct, followed by a look at the week’s biggest news including Peloton’s layoffs, Steam Deck previews and the Olympics.
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Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S22 Ultra and Tab S8 series – 1:30
Nintendo’s first Direct of 2022 – 27:02
Microsoft promises COD will stay multi-platform for now – 48:02
Valve’s Steam Deck: The early impressions are in! – 51:15
Is the Louis Vuitton smartwatch tacky or awesome? – 55:57
Grindr geofences the Olympic Village – 1:00:31
Working on – 1:04:56
Pop Culture picks – 1:07:15
Hosts: Cherlynn Low and Sam Rutherford
Guest: Chris Velazco
Producer: Ben Ellman
Livestream producers: Julio Barrientos, Owen Davidoff, Luke Brooks
Graphics artists: Luke Brooks, Brian Oh
Music: Dale North and Terrence O’Brien