The final cut of TMC Podcast #34 is available now with topics timestamped. We covered Tesla's rollercoaster prices, Toyota pushing junk science, Mike's new Model 3, Optimizing track mode for snow driving, FSD V11 apparently coming by the end of this week, and more. You can watch and check out the chat replay on YouTube.
I personally haven't had any issues of glare, although I've read elsewhere that there is risk of that around sunset time.
As far as the screen being a distraction, it's kinda like having a phone mounted. you choose how distracted you want to be. I'm about 2 months into ownership, and I barely need to use the screen while driving. I can see why car reviewers might think differently since there's some exploration that needs to be done as part of the review.
I have had phone key issues, but lately it's been reliable.