Amazon Go sounds like something straight out of the Jetsons: A fully automated convenience store that tracks what you grab off the shelves. No cashiers, no checkout lines.
Plus, Microsoft announced it’s beefing up the Xbox Game Pass with exclusive launch-day titles, potentially a game changer for the service and the console, and Apple finally announces a launch day for the HomePod — minus some of its promised features.
All that and more on this week’s episode of Geared Up, our weekly tech and gadget podcast.
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This week’s stories:
- Exclusive, launch-day titles like Halo, Forza and Gears of War added to the Xbox Game Pass
- Inside the tech of Amazon Go, the smart convenience store that opened in Seattle this week
- Apple announces the HomePod will ship Feb. 9, without some promised features
- Todd has a bone to pick with T-Mobile’s Digits service