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Welcome to your weekly dose of all things tech & internet related in snackable bytes. It's everything you need to know to sound impressive in under 5 minutes.
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Does my nose look big in this selfie? Yes & that's science
#NationalSelfieDay has come and gone, but did you know that plastic surgeons have seen an increase in requests for procedures that make people look better in selfies? Selfies can make your nose look up to 30% bigger, we take a look at the crappiest app ever, here about the best news story of 2018 and get an anecdotal goat account. This is Bytesized. https://techgirl.co.za/2018/07/06/you-cant-make-this-up/
05:04
July 8, 2018
The non Olympic sport of cheese rolling
Learn about the wonderful world of cheese rolling, find out why it is important to always be polite to Alexa and Google and apparently Yahoo messenger is still a thing... well until July anyway. https://techgirl.co.za/2018/06/15/the-staircase/
03:06
June 17, 2018
157 new emoji but a sloth ain't one
In this week's Bytesized we take a look at the new emoji and learn other emoji fun facts, Crayola needs help naming its new colour and I have some ideas plus let's take a look at a book and series you HAVE TO binge. https://techgirl.co.za/2018/06/08/157-new-emoji-but-still-no-sloth/
05:45
June 10, 2018
Therapy llamas, chewing videos & Pokemon Go with dinosaurs
This week we take a look at all the important animal news you need to know, learn about emotional support animals (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bz8bqJaKeKk), check out WTF chewing videos are, see what the fuss is about Jurassic Park Live and see if sleeping pills can cause racism. https://techgirl.co.za/2018/06/01/pokemon-go-with-dinosaurs/ https://techgirl.co.za/2018/05/25/chewing-videos/
04:37
June 2, 2018
Team Yanny, Laurel or I Don't Give A Fudge?
Listen to the latest auditory illusion that has taken the internet by storm, here are the only two tweets you need to know about The Royal Wedding, find out wtf GDPR is and become acquainted with TED screams. https://techgirl.co.za/2018/05/18/yanny-laurel/
05:56
May 20, 2018
Peppa Pig is too gangsta, Google IO updates & more
Find out why a popular app in China banned Peppa Pig, get the Google update to make you sound like you know what you’re talking about when in fact you have no clue, Facebook is bringing out a dating app and learn everything you never wanted to know about wombats. https://techgirl.co.za/2018/05/04/peppapig/ AND https://techgirl.co.za/2018/05/11/met-gala-google-io/
05:06
May 12, 2018
The Best of Bytesized April 2018
It's that time of the month - the best of Bytesized for your ears. Longer than the usual 5 minutes, find out about the emoji of the year, I reveal your Starbuck's name, learn why Zucks is indeed a reptilian overlord, take a trip down memory lane with typing tutors and more. https://techgirl.co.za/category/lifestyle/bytesized/
09:44
May 6, 2018
The world's worst language lesson ever
Duolingo now offers Klingon and I jump at the opportunity to teach you important phrases so you too can be more like a Trekkie, the emoji of the year has been revealed and how to get your name on a Starbucks cup without evening paying real cash money or going to a Starbucks. http://techgirl.co.za/2018/04/20/starbucks-name/
04:24
April 22, 2018
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Remember the days of typing tests and when your words per minute score was kind of a big deal? No? Then listen up. Yes? Take a trip down memory lane. PLUS find out why Mark Zuckerberg is indeed a reptilian overlord. http://techgirl.co.za/2018/04/13/zucks-repitilian/
02:46
April 15, 2018
Confessions of an idiot who got duped into giving personal data
Find out how easy it is to get duped into giving away personal data one quiz at a time (I was one such individual), very few people can name an influential woman in tech and those that think they can actually can't (the result will surprise you) and hear a first-person account of life without an internet connection. For more information and to take the quiz >>> http://techgirl.co.za/2018/04/06/duped-into-giving-my-data/
04:13
April 8, 2018
The Best of Bytesized March 2018
Learn how to be passive aggressive and get people to just google it, find out WTF an avo proposal is, see why you HAVE to download a new game show app, HQ Trivia, where you could win real cash money, see why Alexa is laughing at you (not with you), discover why your search history can come back to haunt you and we reveal what the creepiest thing you can get 3D printed is.
07:22
April 2, 2018
Find out why you hate/love coriander
Find out why hating coriander makes you genetically inferior, what you can actually get 3D printed, why you should be careful what you google kids when it comes to internet ads and more in this week's Bytesized.
02:40
March 25, 2018
Want to be on a game show? There's an app for that!
Find out why people are going crazy for HQ Trivia (it's really cool) + the real reason why Alexa is randomly laughing at you. #Bytesized
04:07
March 18, 2018
Just Google It
Learn how to get people to stop asking you questions they could have easily googled, learn WTF an avo proposal is and more in episode 7 of Bytesized.
03:28
March 10, 2018
The Best of Bytesized for your ears Feb 2018
From the best of the Winter Olympics to a version of Despacito played by car horns, KFC running out of chicken, what Uber drivers really think when you sit in the front, a new gadget to replace fidget spinners and more!
08:49
March 4, 2018
Here's why drones are better than models
Plus what is all the fuss about Vero. Funny AF tweets and a video you have to see
03:32
March 4, 2018
Doritos for her
04:20
March 4, 2018
Is this the new fidget spinner?
The Popitpal is the new disgusting fidget spinner, outsource your presence with human Uber + KFC runs out of chicken
03:59
February 24, 2018
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