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    What’s up with the Pixel 2 XL screen, the Pixelbook and Amazon Key?

    What’s up with the Pixel 2 XL screen, the Pixelbook and Amazon Key?


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    Nilay, Dieter, and Paul run through the news this week on The Vergecast, with a lot of heavy sighs to go around. There's the Pixel 2 XL screen fiasco, Amazon's home camera invasion efforts with Amazon Key, and Amazon's oversized new Fire TV. Plus, Paul is back with his weekly segment about water pods. And more! Listen in and lament the current state of technology with your three best friends.

    02:44 - Google 'actively investigating' reports of Pixel 2 XL screen burn-in …

    17:39 - Google Pixelbook review

    27:50 - Microsoft kills off Kinect, stops manufacturing it

    31:38 - Amazon Key is a new service that lets couriers unlock your front door

    37:22 - Amazon Echo (2nd gen) review

    38:07 - Amazon Fire TV (2017) review

    46:00 - Apple’s Face ID struggles detailed in new iPhone X report

    55:54 - Paul’s weekly segment “WATER PODS

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