Our post-CES Winter Break Road Trip | #PNWeekly 341

Jaime and Josh pack themselves into a tiny car, strap on a GoPro and talk about bendy phones, rolling TVs, notch-less devices with a punch and more!

Pixel 3 XL + Lyft ride = Another Pixel 3 XL leak

Someone takes a Lyft ride, arrives at destination, forgets Pixel 3 XL prototype in the back seat, drivers snaps photos, returns phone.
Autonomous Car

The State of Autonomous Cars

Autonomous Cars will change the way we live, day by day. The car industry needs a breath of fresh air to boost the technology to the next step!

Fitbit Ionic smartwatch gets its first major OS update, 14 new apps from ‘top brands’ included

The $300 Fitbit Ionic still feels a tad pricey, also lacking the robust app support of some of its rivals, though its first OS update is pretty hefty.

Google Maps now the default navigation app for Lyft drivers

It’s integrated into the the driver’s app for Lyft users, though drivers can opt out if they want to. Uber has been doing the same for its driver app.

Snapchat Context Cards will let users Uber or Lyft to places their friends are at

If the place on the Snap is on the Snap Map, just swipe up and look into when it’s open, how good people think it is and how much it’ll cost to ride over.

New York Times: Uber almost lost access to the App Store in 2015

CEO Travis Kalanick went up to Cupertino to meet with Apple CEO Tim Cook where he was scolded for employing persistent tags to iPhones.

Tech, Earnings, and Advertising: This Week is All About the Money | #PNWeekly 238

Our podcast is racked with Super B**l commercials, earnings and failings. Mix in a little LG G6 and Watch Sport talk and you’ve got a show.

Lyft now has Scheduled Rides with calendar syncing

Following up to Uber, Lyft can now take your ride requests up to a week in advance wherever you need it. You can use your calendar to help out.

Lyft overtakes Uber in App Store, #DeleteUber campaign presses on

The protests at JFK Airport in New York have gone against Trump’s immigration ban, but things start breaking down as the livery industry gets involved.

Apple wins smartphone, tablet, laptop and online music trophies for customer engagement

Customer loyalty and engagement are very subjective things, but people clearly love their Apple products, be it iPhones, iPads or online music apps.

T-Mobile lets you give and receive several gifts at the same time this coming Tuesday

T-Mobile Tuesdays are back with a bang, as CEO John Legere misses no opportunity to troll AT&T and Verizon with freebies for everybody.

Google brings Waze Carpool pilot to San Francisco, but Uber has nothing to worry about

Google’s Waze Carpool program and the Waze Rider app for Android and iOS may seem like Uber and Lyft competitors, but they’re not quite that.

Google Maps ride-hailing options expands with Lyft and Gett

Gett listings on Google Maps will only be available in New York while Lyft is available nationwide as the app takes on new ride-hailing options.

Lyft isn’t selling itself, blames Uber for connoting such rumors

Lyft is claimed to have been approached with offers, but not have offered itself to buyers. The head of the company blames Uber and its spin machine.

Lyft sought a buyer with $9 billion and Uber claims it’s only worth $2 billion

The US’s number two ride-hailing app has been looking for a big backer to help it compete against Uber. Uber had its own thoughts, too.