F5 Live: Refreshing Technology (Audio)

Hosted by Scott Ertz and Avram Piltch, F5 Live is a livecast covering the worlds of gadgets, gaming, Internet and media.

By PLuGHiTz Live



November 24, 2019 - Episode 543

November 24, 2019

This week, Huawei is leaving networks, Half-Life is coming to VR, and Apple is temporarily skipping theaters.


November 10, 2019 - Episode 542

November 10, 2019

This week, Google gives away Cardboard, China takes away some gaming, and Netflix retires older device support.


October 27, 2019 - Episode 541

October 27, 2019

This week, wireless carriers are working together, Fallout players are working in private, and Google is working to improve results.


October 20, 2019 - Episode 540

October 20, 2019

This week, Google has given up its Daydream, Blizzard is giving up their loyalty, and tech companies may no longer give up your data.


September 29, 2019 - Episode 539

September 29, 2019

This week, Apple's phones can be broken, Microsoft's streaming can be tested, and Google's news results can't be previewed.


September 15, 2019 - Episode 538

September 15, 2019

This week, Uber's fighting off pressure, EA's testing under stress, and Vudu's hiding from bad words.


September 8, 2019 - Episode 537

September 08, 2019

This week, Apple's trying to dodge bugs, Nintendo's embracing their past, and Facebook's giving out your number.


August 26, 2019 - Episode 536

August 26, 2019

This week, Android is a little less sweet, Apple is a little less expensive, and Libra is a little less confident.


August 18, 2019 - Episode 535

August 18, 2019

This week, Apple is fighting the EU, Ninja is fighting for his brand, and CBS and Viacom are trying to fight Disney.


August 12, 2019 - Episode 534

August 12, 2019

This week, Android is better friends with Windows, loot boxes are lesser friends with the industry, and YouTube is "special friends" with top creators.


August 4, 2019 - Episode 533

August 04, 2019

This week, Google has a new Play Pass, Microsoft has a new Ninja, and broadcast TV has a new enemy.


July 21, 2019 - Episode 532

July 21, 2019

This week, Russia wants your face, Google has canceled censorship, and Netflix is leaning into Originals.


July 7, 2019 - Episode 531

July 07, 2019

This week, Samsung might have misled customers, Amazon might be liable for others' products, and MoviePass might be just about done.


June 30, 2019 - Episode 530

June 30, 2019

This week, Apple's got a new design direction, Switch Online might have an expanded game collection, and privacy has a new antagonist in the government.


June 9, 2019 - Episode 529

June 09, 2019

This week, Apple announces a cheese grater, India tries to ban cryptocurrencies, and DirecTV might be on the chopping block.


June 2, 2019 - Episode 528

June 02, 2019

This week, facial recognition goes to school, Xbox goes to the competition, and iTunes goes out to pasture.


April 28, 2019 - Episode 527

April 28, 2019

This week, Samsung's postponing its launch, PC gamers are switching platforms, and Sinemia is leaving the country.


April 15, 2019 - Episode 526

April 15, 2019

This week, Google's changing its delivery, PlayStation is changing your ID, and Yahoo is changing its settlement offer.


April 7, 2019 - Episode 525

April 07, 2019

This week, Apple's lowering their price, Microsoft's raising their benefits, and Google's shrinking their offerings.


March 31, 2019 - Episode 524

March 31, 2019

This week, Asus customers are under attack, Google customers are under surveillance, and Apple customers are under pressure to subscribe.


March 10, 2019 - Episode 523

March 10, 2019

This week, Philadelphia is staying in the present, EA is skipping their presentation, and Disney is releasing their past.


March 3, 2019 - Episode 522

March 03, 2019

This week, Thunderbolt endangers computers, Sony eliminates free games on the PS3, and the internet enhances a hoax.


February 24, 2019 - Episode 521

February 24, 2019

This week, Nest is listening to your input, Epic Games is talking to a convention, and YouTube is changing what they show you.


February 10, 2019 - Episode 520

February 10, 2019

This week, Sprint wants AT&T to tell the truth, Microsoft wants everyone to use Xbox Live, and Disney wants to shows you other content.


January 27, 2019 - Episode 519

January 27, 2019

This week, Apple is not driving their own cars, Nintendo is driving their own growth, and Facebook is driving down their own value.


January 20, 2019 - Episode 518

January 20, 2019

This week, your privacy is guaranteed again, your security is at risk again, and NBCUniversal wants your money again.


December 23, 2018 - Episode 516

December 23, 2018

This week, Apple's quality control is folding, the Xbox One is closer to a PC, and T-Mobile isn't ready to hijack your TV just yet.


December 9, 2018 - Episode 515

December 09, 2018

This week, China's phones are looking for a home, Valve has found a new competitor, and the internet is having a change of heart.


December 2, 2018 - Episode 514

December 02, 2018

This week, Apple is looking to the past, the FTC is looking to the future, and Google is looking at a revolt.


November 18, 2018 - Episode 513

November 18, 2018

This week, Samsung wants all your cash, Sony wants a way out, and China wants a virtual anchorman.


November 4, 2018 - Episode 512

November 04, 2018

This week, Apple is expressing multiple personalities, Nintendo is expressing their love for the 3DS, and Netflix is showing some love for movie theaters.


October 28, 2018 - Episode 511

October 28, 2018

This week, karaoke is coming to Twitch, no information is coming from Apple, and some big names are not coming to the big screen.


October 21, 2018 - Episode 510

October 21, 2018

This week, Apple says they haven't been hacked, Google says it's fixed a privacy violation, and Netflix says the EU is trying to limit content.


October 15, 2018 - Episode 509

October 15, 2018

This week, Facebook wants to watch you cook, Microsoft wants to help you game, and WarnerMedia wants to stream its own content.


September 16, 2018 - Episode 508

September 16, 2018

This week, Apple wasn't completely honest in their presentation, Nintendo isn't completely in sync with their customers and Netflix wants to recommend a complete solution for producers.


September 2, 2018 - Episode 507

September 02, 2018

This week, Sprint and T-Mobile are finally coming together, Sony is keeping PlayStation apart, and the Federal Trade Commission might be going down a familiar road.


August 19, 2018 - Episode 506

August 19, 2018

This week, Apple reveals their private thoughts, Valve reveals they're cloning again and Amazon reveals it wants to expand its media reach.


August 12, 2018 - Episode 505

August 12, 2018

This week, TCL is bringing back Palm, Discord is selling indie games and Spotify makes a big partnership with Samsung.


August 5, 2018 - Episode 504

August 05, 2018

This week, Apple is tightening its grip on the App Store, Google is losing their grip on Google Play and YouTube plans a better Music experience.


July 29, 2018 - Episode 503

July 29, 2018

This week, Google removes crypto from Android, EA adds extra games to Origin Access and MoviePass cuts its service for a while.


July 22, 2018 - Episode 502

July 22, 2018

This week, Google is paying their dues, Facebook is suspending kids and everyone is looking for $8 per month.


July 15, 2018 - Episode 501

July 15, 2018

This week, PC shipments are on the rise, Nintendo is patching its exploits and the internet is obsessed with censorship.


July 1, 2018 - Episode 500

July 01, 2018

This week, Apple and Samsung finally settle their differences, regulations could be strangling the internet and Fox is ghosting Comcast.


May 20, 2018 - Episode 499

May 20, 2018

This week, Samsung might have lost their edge, Microsoft is trying new things and YouTube rebrands their services.


April 22, 2018 - Episode 498

April 22, 2018

This week, mobile messaging gets more confusing, Capcom shows why free-to-play is annoying and AT&T announces a new streaming service under oath.


April 15, 2018 - Episode 497

April 15, 2018

This week, Apple wants employees to stop talking, Google wants to stop forgetting and the FTC wants YouTube to stop tracking.


April 8, 2018 - Episode 496

April 08, 2018

This week, Siri might finally get smarter, Valve finally gives up on Steam Machines and Verizon gives up a recently acquired brand.


March 18, 2018 - Episode 495

March 18, 2018

This week, Google brings life to wearables, EA removes microstransactions from Star Wars: Battlefront II and streaming music has its ups and downs.


March 4, 2018 - Episode 494

March 04, 2018

This week, Android is following Apple's bad lead, the ESRB wants to warn you about in-app purchases and NBC plans to show you less advertising in primetime.


February 25, 2018 - Episode 493

February 25, 2018

This week, AT&T announces its next generation cities, your phone will allow you to catch ghosts and Redbox might be the reason you lose digital downloads.