The Meta Quest 3 is right here, and it’s the most effective standalone VR headset we’ve ever seen. However is that sufficient to make folks care about digital actuality? On this episode, Devindra and Senior Author Sam Rutherford chat with Examined’s Norm Chan concerning the Quest 3 and Meta’s blended actuality future. Whereas the corporate’s imaginative and prescient of the metaverse is fairly sterile, it’s nonetheless good to see Meta studying from the errors of the Quest Professional. (Remember to take a look at Norm’s hour-long evaluation of the Quest 3 as properly!)
Sam additionally dives into his Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Professional critiques, in addition to his ideas concerning the Pixel Watch 2. We additionally dive into Wired’s retraction of an op-ed claiming that Google manipulated your search queries, in addition to Twitter/X’s full incapability to ship correct information in the course of the Hamas and Israel battle.
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Meta Quest 3 Evaluate with Examined’s Norm Chan – 1:44
Sam Rutherford’s Pixel 8 evaluation: We’re lastly enthusiastic about cell AI once more – 36:18
Different Information: Wired retracts op-ed about Google altering search queries – 56:04
Israel-Hamas battle misinformation reveals X moderation is totally damaged – 58:09
Google reportedly pays Apple $18-20 billion a 12 months to stay iOS default search engine – 1:03:08
Sony lastly proclaims PS5 Slim – 1:09:31
California passes Proper to Restore legislation – 1:11:29
Engaged on – 1:13:44
Popular culture picks – 1:16:26
Hosts: Devindra Hardawar and Sam Rutherford
Visitor: Norm Chan
Producer: Ben Ellman
Music: Dale North and Terrence O’Brien
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