Posted October 16, 2023
Seven Years With Android: SMRpodcast Episode 598

Episode 598 of the SMRpodcast is online and ready for download. This is another Saturday edition of the show, but, this week we've got a full crew and we waste no time getting into the tech stories.

With the official announcement of the Google Pixel 8, the company announced that Pixels, going forward, will get 8 years of updates. A real question one has to ask, however, is whether the Pixel will be around that long. For good reason, we're not so sure.

Tesla's electric trucks are reported to get as much as 1000 miles of range. Robb and Rod ponder how much it would cost to charge one of these things after a week of hauling.

Microsoft completes its $68.7 billion dollar acquisition of Activision Blizzard and Chris and Robb or both are quite pleased with Starfield, the first new universe from Bethesda in over 25 years.

And finally, the crew talks about why it's so much harder to find linemen in the transfer portal than it is skilled positions and why Colorado will be a problem in a couple of seasons.

We've got all this, our picks, and more in episode 598 of SMRpodcast.

Chris Ashley  @bigchrisashley
Robb Dunewood  @robbdunewood
Rod Simmons  @rodsimmons


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