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023 Rich on Tech Radio Show - June 10, 2023

Vision will never be the same.

Rich is broadcasting live from Alisal Ranch in Santa Barbara Wine Country because he’s attending an event. The irony is that people come to this resort to disconnect from technology and there’s barely a cell signal or Wi-Fi.

Rich talks about his first hands on impressions of the Apple Vision Pro headset.

John in Rosemead called in to ask about a good third party email client for Windows.

Brian Tong joins Rich to talk about Apple Vision Pro.

Susan in Santa Monica called in to ask about the difference between the Vizio V series or the M series.

OpenTable warns about a new issue where scam artists will call to say they need a credit card for a restaurant deposit or reservation. When in doubt, call back the restaurant directly and not from the number they called you from.

Michael in Thousand Oaks called to ask if transitioning to Apple products will be easy because he uses all Google products and services. He wants to get the new Apple Vision Pro.

Rich talked about the new features coming soon to iOS 17 and the phones that won’t get the new operating system: iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.

Nile in Clover City, CA asked if Apple’s Vision Pro headset will support users with various vision abilities.

Samsung is holding its next Unpacked event in Seoul, Korea, where they are expected to unveil their new Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Flip 5.

App developers Ryan Jones of Flighty and Swupnil Sahai of AI Tennis App SwingVision join Rich to talk about their Apple Design Awards.

Tom asked about using a VPN on an international trip. Rich shared some recommendations. Don’t forget about Google’s included VPN if you pay for Google One.

Jay in El Segundo asked about running ethernet cable from the house. Rich recommends using an industrial strength outdoor cable like this. Reid in Riverside called in to suggest that they run the cables inside PVC pipe for protection when burying underground.

Jay in Houston emailed to ask about apps to help him build a website. Rich recommended looking at Wix, Weebly, SquareSpace and Google Sites.

GM is adopting the Tesla Supercharger Network.

Rudy in Woodland Hills asks about the best way to communicate with friends and family back home while he’s in Berlin. Use Wi-Fi calling and cross platform apps like WhatsApp, Telegram and even Instagram can let you text, call and video chat with friends. For eSim, Rich likes Airalo (use code RICH5375) and US Mobile now has some affordable options.

United is putting 4K displays and Bluetooth in its planes.

Students Rebecca Wang and Yemi Agesin join Rich to talk about the power of coding.

France might allow law enforcement to remotely activate cell phones cameras, mics and GPS in certain cases.

Grubhub and Hilton team up for in room ordering.

Minecraft comes to Chromebook.

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