Episodes
This week Marques sits down with Andrew and David to recap the M2 reviews that dropped. After that, they talk about the new Polestar 2 and whether or not they like its new look. Then they discuss some of the layoffs that have been happening as Big Tech tries to pivot from AR to AI. Marques also brings up a new weather app that he found to replace Dark Sky before getting into a weird new gadget that muffles your voice while you game. We hope you enjoy! Links: M2 Max MacBook Pro review:...
Published 01/27/23
Published 01/20/23
New Apple M2 products just dropped! Marques sits down with Andrew and David to discuss everything that was announced by Apple including the new M2 MacBook Pros, Mac Mini, and even a HomePod. After that, they talk about the typical 5-star review system and whether or not it is actually helpful to consumers. Finally, we wrap up by discussing the latest Boston Dynamics video before getting into trivia answers. A few new Apple products, some philosophical discussion, and a humanoid robot make for...
Published 01/20/23
There was a lot of news to go over this week! Marques sits down with David and Andrew to discuss the Nothing Phone 1 coming to the United states along with the end of the Microsoft Duo (or is it the beginning?) After that they discuss what to expect from the Samsung Unpacked event before getting into Microsoft potentially investing $10 Billion in ChatGPT. Lastly, they talk about rumors that Apple wants to begin making its own screens. Of course, we wrap it all up with trivia! Links: Nothing...
Published 01/13/23
It's the first episode of the new year! Welcome back to another episode of Waveform. This week, it's a classic gadget episode as Marques sits down with Andrew and David to talk about some impressive tech being released at CES 2023, Pixel 7 phones shattering, and the new Qi2 wireless charging spec that was recently announced. Does this mean Android users will finally get MagSafe accessories? We wrap it up by talking with Shen Ye from HTC Vive, who stopped by to show off the new Vive XR Elite...
Published 01/06/23
In this episode, David sits down to explain how wanting the Pizza.Pizza domain led him down a rabbit hole to discovering some interesting facts about how the internet works. Who decides what domains are available? How much does it cost to start one? And is it true that there are seven people with special keys that control the internet? David gets to the bottom of it all! We hope you enjoy. Links: ICANN Key Ceremony 47: https://bit.ly/ICANNKSK47 WeOwn.Pizza: https://bit.ly/3Cea0yu Shop the...
Published 12/30/22
The year is coming to a close! In this episode, Marques and Andrew go over some quick news before looking back at some of the predictions the team made last year. Some of us were spot on, and others not so much. After that, they talk about some of the surprising insights gained from the new and improved Blind Smartphone Camera test. There was a lot to dig into this week so we hope you enjoy it! Happy holidays! Links: Studio ping pong video: https://bit.ly/studiopingpong Best Smartphone...
Published 12/23/22
It's trivia time! This is the conclusion of Season 2 of trivia where we hit Marques, Andrew, and David with a ton of different kinds of questions to see who knows the most about technology (and other random things). We'll be back next week with a regular news-filled episode but for now we hope you play along and maybe learn a thing or two! Shop the merch: https://shop.mkbhd.com Twitters: Waveform: https://twitter.com/wvfrm Marques: https://twitter.com/mkbhd Andrew:...
Published 12/16/22
We're back! Marques and Andrew sit down to discuss everything from weird Huawei smartwatch/earbuds leaks to how artists should be credited when an AI trained on their dataset creates art. This week there is a nice mix of weird gadgets, EV stuff, and philosophical debates about the future of technology. Then we wrap it up with a recap of all of the hot takes video that Marques posted last week before going over trivia answers. It's a classic episode of Waveform! Links: Verge Huawei leak:...
Published 12/09/22
This week, half of the podcast team is unfortunately home sick. But we haven't missed a single week of the podcast and we weren't going to start now! So instead of a typical "news of the week" episode, Marques shares some of our favorite moments from a few of the many amazing guests that we've been lucky enough to have on the podcast! Whether you're a new listener, missed some of the interview episodes, or just want to revisit some thought-provoking conversations, this one is for you....
Published 12/02/22
This week, Marques and Andrew sit down with Hasan Minhaj! They discuss everything from fantasy basketball to whether or not artificial intelligence can create art. There are a lot of upsides to new technologies, but there are also some serious negative aspects of technology that are worth discussing (hence this 2-hour long conversation). Despite all the downsides, Marques sheds some light on how he thinks about technology and continues to stay optimistic about the future. This is a good...
Published 11/25/22
A lot happened this week! Marques and Andrew talk about the two new Lucid Air videos that dropped on the main channel and the Auto Focus channel. Can it compete against Tesla? After that, they spend some time dissecting new renders of the rumored Pixel Fold that Google might drop next year. Finally, Andrew talks us through why he's over the Pixel Watch and moving onto a new smartwatch before going over trivia answers. It has been a while since we've had deep car talk and classic gadget...
Published 11/18/22
What is happening at Twitter!? Marques, Andrew, and David discuss it briefly before acknowledging that we'll never be up-to-date and moving on to the Xiaomi 12S Ultra leak. After that they talk about the active noise cancelling on Apple AirPods potentially getting worse and then David explains what's going on with the Matter smarthome protocol. Then we wrap it up with trivia! Shop the merch: https://shop.mkbhd.com Links: Xiaomi leak: https://bit.ly/icetwitterwvfrm RTings AirPods review:...
Published 11/11/22
There was a lot that happened this week! First, Marques and Andrew discuss the madness that has been going on with Twitter and Elon Musk. Then they talk about the Metaverse before reminiscing about smartphone features that they miss. Lastly, we wrap up with some trivia! Vox survey: www.vox.com/podsurvey Shop the merch: https://shop.mkbhd.com Links: Who Cares about the Metaverse video: https://bit.ly/whometaverse Casey Newton tweet: https://bit.ly/caseynewtontweet1 Twitters: Waveform:...
Published 11/04/22
This week, Marques and Andrew talk about Apple being forced by the EU to put USB-C on its products. Then they recap some of the topics that Marques missed out on last week including the new iPads and the Nothing earbuds before getting into the new YouTube redesign. Finally, Marques talks about some EV Rolls-Royce news that caught his eye before we wrap up the trivia questions. It's a classic Waveform episode! Vox survey: www.vox.com/podsurvey Shop the merch: https://shop.mkbhd.com Shop...
Published 10/28/22
While Marques is away being a professional athlete, Andrew and David sit down to discuss the news of the week. First they go over the new Nothing Ear(stick) earbuds before digging into the new iPad and iPad Pro. After that, we have a pre-recorded phone-guessing segment that Marques played with Austin Evans the last time he was in town. Finally, we finish up with the answer to some difficult trivia questions. If you have any good tech trivia that you think we should ask make sure to tweet it...
Published 10/21/22
The reviews are in! Marques, Andrew, and David all had the new Pixel phones and watches so they were able to each talk about their experiences with the products. After that, they get into the new Meta Quest Pro and talk about the metaverse and of course Among Us in VR. There's a lot to get into this week and of course, we have trivia questions! Hope you enjoy. Vox survey: www.vox.com/podsurvey Shop the merch: https://shop.mkbhd.com Shop products mentioned: Google Pixel 7 at...
Published 10/14/22
Google had its Google Event yesterday and Marques and David were there in person to check everything out. As soon as they got back they sat down with Andrew to talk about the event as a whole and first impressions on everything that was announced (right after talking about the fact that Marques can edit tweets). Then they discuss the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro, the new Pixel Watch, and the Pixel Tablet which Andrew and David are super hyped about. Finally, we round it all up with some Google...
Published 10/07/22
The big news last week was that YouTube is finally turning on monetization with YouTube Shorts. Marques sat down with Chief Product Officer Neal Mohan at the YouTuber Creator Summit to discuss all of the details and find out how it works. Then Marques and Andrew break down what it all means before briefly getting into what has been going on at Twitch over the last weeks. Vox survey: www.vox.com/podsurvey Shop the...
Published 09/30/22
This week Marques sits down to chat with Zack Nelson from JerryRigEverything. Yes, his name is Zack, not Jerry. They talk about the beginnings of how the name came about before diving into the Hummer EV project, how Zack gets devices for his videos, and the Not A Wheelchair project. Of course, we end up with A Race to Z to see how fast Zack can type the alphabet. Links: JerryRigEverything YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/c/JerryRigEverything Hummer EV Project:...
Published 09/23/22
This week, Marques and Andrew bring on David to discuss the start of Techtember! First they recap the iPhone 14 Pro before giving their predictions for what to expect from the Pixel 7 Google Event on October 6th. Lastly, they discuss the Apple Watch Ultra by talking with a few people who do the extreme things that Apple showed off on stage in their daily lives! Thanks to everyone who spoke with us and we hope the insights help people learn something new about adventure watches! Links: Google...
Published 09/16/22
There's a lot to talk about this week! Marques and Andrew got to record in Apple's podcast space while on campus. They took the opportunity to use it and talked about all the new Apple products that were announced. They go over all the details of the new iPhones, AirPods Pro, Apple Watch Series 8, and of course, the Apple Watch Ultra. Time to dive in!* Links: Apple iPhone 14/14 Pro Impressions: https://bit.ly/iPhone14Impressions Apple Watch Pro Impressions:...
Published 09/09/22
This week there were a ton of fun and quirky gadgets to discuss including a pair of earbuds with a screen on the charging case and curved gaming monitors. Then Marques and Andrew discuss phone sales before giving some last-minute predictions of what they're most excited to see at the Apple event next week! Links: JBL Tour Pro 2 earbuds: https://bit.ly/wvfrm131jbltour LG's OLED Flex TV: https://bit.ly/wvfrmep131LG Pixel sales:...
Published 09/02/22
Marques and Andrew discuss a few quick topics of the week (like the new Dodge Charger having a a "fake" engine sound) before diving deep into what they expect to see from the Apple event on September 7th. Then they talk about the new Xiaomi Mi Fold 2 and the state of foldable smartphones. A little EV news, some Apple predictions, and then some folding phone impressions: it's a classic Waveform episode!  Links: Twitch story:...
Published 08/26/22
This week Marques and Andrew talk about a Tesla swimming pool that popped up near a few Superchargers, the new Polestar EV set to come out in 2026, and Apple adding some ads into a few of its apps. Then they did into the main topic of the week: the new Android 13 update. They explain why it's a fairly minor update that you should still update to as soon as you can. This is a pretty classic Waveform episode! Links: Tesla swimming pool: https://bit.ly/wvfrmteslapool Polestar concept car made...
Published 08/19/22