Daily Archives: January 26, 2017

Ep. 114 – Half a Million Calories!

It’s Girl Scout cookie time and once again Jeff’s daughter’s stash is cause for Jacob’s amazement! This week the guys talk about:

  • Listener Kye writes in with a link to the Periodic Table of Beer: https://www.sunglasswarehouse.com/blog/periodic-table-of-beer/ and a way to send snail-mail all secure and tamper-proof like the CIA does!
  • Jacob finds an interesting ad blocking tool for iOS called AdBlock by FutureMind: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/adblock/id691121579?mt=8
  •  ASUS unveils their Raspberry Pi competitor that’s capable of playing back 4K video and 24-bit audio!
  • Cassette sales rose by 74% in 2016! People still use cassettes?  Yep!  Check out this video for how good they can be!
  • Google’s Pixel phones made up 12.3% of all Verizon smartphone activations in the fourth quarter of 2016
  • Todd has cut his cord cutting and returned to the sweet, sweet embrace of overpriced pay-TV.  The cable companies win back another lost soul!
  • Samsung releases their full report on the Note 7 battery failures and announce that they’re going to stick with the Note branding for the foreseeable future.  Really? Is that a good idea, Samsung? The market will decide.