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MashTalk: What even is Instagram anymore?

MashTalk: What even is Instagram anymore? Pete makes a good case that Instagram has lost its way (0:44).It stopped being a place to enjoy a person's best curated content years ago.

MashTalk: Should Apple be required to provide instructions on how to fix your iPhone?

MashTalk: Should Apple be required to provide instructions on how to fix your iPhone? On this week's podcast, the Mashable tech team discusses Apple's resistance of so-called "Right-to-Repair" laws, Facebook's new manifesto, and the return of "unlimited" data plans in the U.First on the agenda is, of course, the topic of "Right-to-Repair" laws.

How can Uber overcome the sexism in its company culture?

How can Uber overcome the sexism in its company culture? On this week's podcast, the Mashable tech team chats about Uber's sexism in the workplace problems, Instagram's new albums feature, and the latest Apple rumors.To tell us all about Uber's nightmare situation (1:36), we brought in our special guest, Business Editor Jason Abbruzzese.

MashTalk: Are BlackBerry and Nokia really back from the dead?

MashTalk: Are BlackBerry and Nokia really back from the dead? The BlackBerry KEYone, a new Android-powered phone with a customizable QWERTY keyboard was one of the big hits of the show (2:54).2-inch phone's body.

MashTalk: Is SXSW finally growing up?

MashTalk: Is SXSW finally growing up? On this week's MashTalk podcast, the Mashable tech team recaps the highs and lows of SXSW, dives into exploding headphones (ughβ€”more exploding tech to freak out about?) and discusses why the idea of Facezam (a fake app that would have been the "Shazam for faces") should scare you.

MashTalk: Will the new electronics ban affect your travel plans?

MashTalk: Will the new electronics ban affect your travel plans? On this week's podcast, the Mashable tech team breaks down the new electronics restrictions that'll affect passengers flying to the U.This week's MashTalk is hosted by Senior Tech Correspondent Raymond Wong, with commentary from Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff and Tech Reporter Brett Williams.

MashTalk: Samsung's Galaxy S8 is here, but does it live up to all the hype?

MashTalk: Samsung's Galaxy S8 is here, but does it live up to all the hype? After months of daily leaks, Samsung finally announced its next flagship Android phones, the Galaxy S8 and S8+.Do the new phones live up to their hype and can they restore confidence in Samsung after the disastrous Galaxy Note 7?

MashTalk: Is Apple's Mac Pro apology enough to stop users from defecting to Windows?

MashTalk: Is Apple's Mac Pro apology enough to stop users from defecting to Windows? But is the apology and promise of a do-over (that, again, won't come for another year) enough to smooth things over with frustrated Pro users?Tech Editor Pete Pachal, Chief Correspondent Lance Ulanoff, Senior Tech Correspondent Raymond Wong, and Assistant Tech Editor Louise Matsakis discuss just that on this week's MashTalk podcast.

MashTalk: Did Burger King cross the line with its Google Home stunt?

MashTalk: Did Burger King cross the line with its Google Home stunt? Needless to say, Google Home users were pissed at the invasiveness of the marketing stunt, and Google moved quickly to block the phrase.But did Burger King really screw up big time and cross the line, or should we expect more brands to start "hijacking" our smart speakers (3:04)?

Facebook: All reality is virtual, and we're coming for it

Facebook: All reality is virtual, and we're coming for it On this week's MashTalk, the team discusses Facebook's big announcements and what they mean for its users, not to mention the world at large.After a discussion of Facebook's new augmented-reality platform, the big overhaul of Facebook Messenger, and the eyebrow-raising statement that "all reality is virtual," the team turns its attention to the mind-blowing revelations.

Does Microsoft now make more exciting computers than Apple?

Does Microsoft now make more exciting computers than Apple? Along with Windows 10 S, Microsoft announced its very first clamshell notebook, the Surface Laptop β€” and what a laptop it is.5 hour battery life, the Surface Laptop seems to have it all.

The real point of Amazon Prime Day

The real point of Amazon Prime Day But the point of Amazon's fake holiday (which first arrived in 2015) is to get as many people to sign up for Prime, the company's loyalty program that costs $99 a year.99) to get the deals on Prime Day and then get out, but then you'd miss out.

What happens after Net Neutrality falls?

What happens after Net Neutrality falls? Building an online business might be harder than ever thanks to the FCC throwing out the rules surrounding Net Neutrality β€” the premise that all data on the net should be treated equally regardless of origin or destination.Without Net Neutrality, providers would be free to create so-called "fast lanes" on the internet, prioritizing services that they're friendly to, and relegating those that don't pay up to the slow lane.

Debate settled: The plural of emoji is...

Debate settled: The plural of emoji is... It's been a big week for emoji 😎 After Monday kicked things off with the fourth annual World Emoji Day πŸ™Œ Apple announced a new set of emojis coming to the iPhone later this year, including Woman With Headscarf and Zombie.🎬 It hits theaters on July 28, and Sony Pictures hosted a ceremony at the Empire State Building to both promote the movie and commemorate World Emoji Day, with the movie's cast β€” including Patrick Stewart πŸš€ and Maya Rudolph πŸ˜‚ β€” hosting an event where the iconic skyscraper was lit up in "emoji yellow" πŸ‘Š Also in attendance: Jeremy Burge, the founder and Chief Emoji Officer of Emojipedia.

The thing about AI that should make us worried

The thing about AI that should make us worried At least that appears to be the primary fear of tech mogul Elon Musk regarding artificial intelligence.This week, when fellow tech titan Mark Zuckerberg was hailing the promise of AI in a Facebook Live Q&A, he ended up subtweeting Musk, calling AI naysayers "irresponsible" for playing up "doomsday scenarios.

The one iPhone 8 leak to rule them all

The one iPhone 8 leak to rule them all After a long period without any substantive information (although plenty of whispers, speculation, and questionable photos), it finally happened: the biggest iPhone 8 leak so far.In what looks like an understandable but massive mistake, pre-release firmware for the Apple HomePod somehow got uploaded to a public server.

Is Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 really worth $930?

Is Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 really worth $930? After months of leaks and a year of explosion jokes, Samsung's Galaxy Note 8 is finally here and it's packing some serious hardware with dual cameras and new S Pen features.It might even be Samsung's best phone yet, but it's got a lot of competition.

What Joel Osteen learned about social media from Hurricane Harvey

What Joel Osteen learned about social media from Hurricane Harvey That sentiment was definitely on the minds of many people caught in the path of Hurricane Harvey, which is shaping up to be one of the worst disasters in U.That last number might have been higher if not for social media.

What's it like to hold the iPhone 8? This man knows.

What's it like to hold the iPhone 8? This man knows. When Apple throws its annual iPhone bash on Tuesday, everyone will finally get their first look at the most awaited gadget of the year, the new "premium" iPhone, the so-called iPhone 8.The Bloomberg reporter has already held a prototype of the iPhone 8 (or iPhone X, or iPhone Edition, or iPhone Pro, or whatever it's called) and delivered an extensive report on how the home button β€” or rather the lack of one β€” would work.

What the iPhone X means for the iPhone 11

What the iPhone X means for the iPhone 11 After three years of dual-release events β€” where Apple would launch two phones with generally the same abilities but different sizes β€” we finally got something new.12, 2017, Apple announced three new iPhones: the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and the forward-looking iPhone X (pronounced "ten").