Ever wonder how recycling of old tech products work? This week we explore what it means for Apple to reclaim a ton of gold through recycling. Unfortunately, it’s not as glamorous as everyone wants, but it’s still pretty cool. We also talk about the future of buying groceries, DJI’s new drone, Magic Leap’s mystery product, virtual desktops, audio technology, and Snapchat’s reasonable reaction. Check at the notes and links below.
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Show Notes Worth A Ton of Gold
Do you wish you could do your grocery shopping online and simply pick up your items via drive-through at the store? Curbside is here to help.
CVS invests in Curbside to bring mobile orders and store pickup to its retail stores
DJI continues to pump out awesome drones. This one, the M600 is aimed at professional movie makes (and looks awesome).
DJI’s New Giant Drone
Shooting Down A Drone Is A Federal Crime
A Drone Hit A British Airways Plane
Last week people were talking about how amazing it is that Apple made $40 million dollars by recycling a ton of gold from old iPhones. Well… it turns out that’s not entirely accurate.
Almost Nothing About the ‘Apple Harvests Gold From iPhones’ Story Is True
After that incredibly long article from Wired, the story of Magic Lead still… somehow… feels untold…
But Seriously, What Is Magic Leap?
The Untold Story Of Magic Leap
The Less Than Magical Patents Of Magic Leap
People get up in arms over Snapchat’s new Bob Marley filter. For once Matthew sides with Snapchat on the issue.
Snapchat’s Bob Marley filter is causing havoc
Wearables continue to develop and one missing piece is the audio component. This is a cool article that explores what that could look like. Also: Apple should open up Siri to 3rd party developers.
What if the Future of Technology is in Your Ear?