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  1. You Pick the News!

    Episode #190 was published on Tuesday January 23rd, 2018.

    On this episode, we begin by discussing the thrill of swallowing laundry detergent. Then we talk about something actually useful: the week's tech news. What's the deal with Nintendo's new cardboard toys? Will Amazon's fancy convenience store work? Can you trust yourself to avoid bad Facebook links? Join us as we answer some of those questions.

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  2. This Is Not A Drill

    Episode #189 was published on Wednesday January 17th, 2018.

    On this episode we begin by discussing Colby's employment-free vacation and the dangers of axe throwing. Then we dive into the week's tech news including part 2 of our CES coverage, the dangers of Hawaii's bad UI and what Facebook's News Feed changes mean for you.

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  3. Headed for a Meltdown

    Episode #188 was published on Wednesday January 10th, 2018.

    On this episode we begin by discussing our winter weather adventures including restaurant ramen and escape rooms. Then we get into the tech news including all the fun gadgets from CES and what you need to know about Meltdown.

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  4. The Case of the Missing Miller

    Episode #186 was published on Wednesday December 13th, 2017.

    On this episode we begin by discussing the downsides of meal-in-the-mail delivery, the mystery of where milkmen come from and mediocre gift ideas for your dad. Then we discuss the week's tech news including Apple's purchase of Shazam, YouTube's next subscription service and the controversy around Patreon.

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  5. Hawaiian Shirt Night

    Episode #185 was published on Wednesday December 6th, 2017.

    On this episode we begin by hearing about Dan's big day in the Big Apple and discuss the fun things to do with too many smart plugs. Then we cover the week's tech news including Messenger for Kids, hacked Macs and more.

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  6. Techducken

    Episode #184 was published on Wednesday November 29th, 2017.

    On this episode of Don't Panic we spend very little time talking about the week's tech news. Instead we discuss where Dan should spend his week of unemployment, which is better: Powerpoint or Keynote, and the dangers of an unknown conference room. Then we breeze through Germany banning kids smartwatches and the costly dangers of Pokemon Go.

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  7. Loot for Sale!

    Episode #183 was published on Friday November 24th, 2017.

    On this episode, we begin by discussing the danger of Black Friday shopping and Colby's love of the Thanksgiving sandwich. Then we get into the week's tech news including the threat of a tweetstorm, the danger of in-game loot and Kickstarter's new Drip.

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  8. They Broke Twitter

    Episode #182 was published on Wednesday November 15th, 2017.

    On this episode we begin by hearing reviews of the new iPhone X from Colby and Dan, plus we diagnose a haunted modem. Then we get into the tech news of the week including those new supersized tweets and Snapchat's welcome redesign.

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