This week’s episode kicks off with a discussion of Netflix’s price increases, and the context and reason for those. Next, we do a deep dive on Google’s event this week and all that it announced, from new Pixel phones to new members of the Home family and a few other products also unveiled. Lastly, we talk about the other event that happened on Wednesday this week, the launch of the first voice-enabled speaker from Sonos.
As always, you’ll find links to these stories and other things we discussed underneath the SoundCloud player embedded below.
Here are some useful links relating to this week’s episode (Tech Narratives links unless otherwise stated):
- Netflix Price Increases:
Tech Narratives (free post): https://www.technarratives.com/2017/10/05/★-netflix-to-raise-prices-for-two-of-three-tiers-of-service/
- Google Launch:
- Pixel Phones:
Tech Narratives ($): https://www.technarratives.com/2017/10/04/★-google-announces-pixel-2-smartphones/
- Home Devices:
Tech Narratives ($): https://www.technarratives.com/2017/10/04/★-google-announces-larger-and-smaller-home-devices-new-software-features/
- Other Announcements:
Tech Narratives ($): https://www.technarratives.com/2017/10/04/google-launches-premium-chromebook-earbuds-ai-powered-camera/
Jan’s Techpinions column: https://techpinions.com/google-is-clearly-serious-about-hardware-but-not-about-selling-phones/51272
- Pixel Phones:
- Sonos Event:
Tech Narratives (free post): https://www.technarratives.com/2017/10/04/★-sonos-launches-first-voice-speaker-adds-alexa-support-for-older-devices/
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