The Impromptu

69: Augmented Reality And Policy

Today on the program, branching off our discussion of 8K home theatre products at CES 2017, Michael and Alex get into a thought provoking conversation about VR, augmented reality, and how does government respond (if at all), to mass adoption and the protection of privacy in a future where that takes over? Do new policies and committees get created to deal with AR?

The Impromptu

68: The Year That Was A Serial Killer

Today on the program, Michael and Alex reflect on the large amount of celebrity musician/actor deaths in 2016, why people care about them so much, and why we rarely talk about the thousands of people dying every year by ISIS. Michael is happy to announce he has received his AirPods and gives us the details on how well they work. Lastly, what’s going on with the rumoured iPhone form factor that’s supposed to be somewhere between a 4.7″ and 5.5″ phone

The Impromptu

67: Super Mario Growing Pains

Today on the program, Super Mario Run for iOS is finally here, but it comes at a cost–a rehash of the same lazy plot Nintendo seems to always fall back on (Mario saving Princess Peach). We follow up on some hardware related news for Nintendo’s next generation console: the Switch, Apple finally ships the AirPod wireless headphones, Michael provides an opinion about the latest Beats Solo 3 headphones, and a tribute to Canadian actor and cultural icon, Alan Thicke.