Lilbits: Samsung’s new Galaxy laptops leaked, new Oculus Quest 2 tricks, and RCS is doomed (or at least stagnant)

Samsung has scheduled a “Galaxy Unpacked” event for later this month, promising that the “most powerful” Samsung Galaxy device is coming. While the Galaxy brand is probably most commonly associated with smartphones and tablets, all signs point to this being a laptop launch. And Evan Blass has spilled the beans on specs, photos, and details […]

The Loving Project: a podcast celebrating 50th anniversary of Loving v Virginia

In 1967 the Supreme Court struck down state laws banning interracial marriage. At the time, there were 16 states with such laws on the books. The Court ruling came as a result of a case called Loving v Virginia, named for Richard and Mildred Loving, a white man and a black woman who lived in […]

Audible Channels is a premium podcast network for $5 per month (or free for Audible subscribers)

Audible is one of the biggest players in the audiobook space, and over the past year the company has been hiring a lot of radio and podcast professionals in an effort to expand into new territory. Now Audible has taken the wraps off its new “short-form digital audio” service. Audible Channels is basically a premium […]

How do you listen to podcasts?

Podcasting has been around for more than a decade, but it’s really taken off in recent years with the success of shows like Serial, the launch of new podcast networks including Gimlet, Panoply, and Radiotopia, and many independent productions. I’ve been a fan of (some) podcasts for a long time, but I’ve been thinking a lot […]

Podcasts coming to Google Play this month (already available for some users)

A few months ago Google announced that it would be rolling out support for podcasts in Google Play Music. Now it looks like the wait is almost over. In fact, it’s already over for some users. Last night popular podcaster Bill Simmons seems to have spilled the beans in a now-deleted Twitter post, saying that Google […]