This week we talk a lot about Google. Make sure you check below for the link to their new logo (hint: it’s not this logo).
In the book Made To Stick, it talks about to get people to quickly understand and idea. One really easy way is to take something they already know and then tell them how it’s different. Thus the formula “It’s the [existing company] of [new market]” was born.
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Matthew watches Back to the Future with a live orchestra. How cool is that?!
We then talk about Flipagram’s huge growth, Google Photo’s back-up problem on Android, Amazon Prime and Walmart’s cheap competition, New Horizon’s visit to Pluto, Colin Cowherd’s comment about radio going away, Adobe’s death march, Fitbit vs the GoPro, Kevin Rose’s opinion on Reddit, firing from drones, Tesla future Roadster, eSport athletes doping up, and the Lumos bike helmet that lights up.
Also, we’re still experimenting with a short show. See if you can find it. :-)
Matthew is in shock that Buzzfeed broke an tech news story. He’s in even more shock with the amount of views they get. We then move on to talk about the Philips Hue Camera, TAG Heur’s partnership with Android and Intel, Facebook’s next move with Messenger, Alibaba’s selfie payment system, Nintendo’s partnership with DeNA, Sony’s potential PS4 streaming issues, Telsa’s self driving car, and Youtube’s cards.
This week Dillion Markey shares how he uses Nintendo’s Power Glove, Elon Musk is afraid of the future and invests $10M with the Future of Life Institute to stop AI, Facebook goes to Work, Google helps launch Project Ara, kills Google Glass, let’s Android have security flaw from WebView, and learns how to translate languages on the fly. Apple’s Swift is super popular, Capital One buys Level Money, Tidder buys Tappy and Burstio lets you turn a burst of photos into a movie on iOS.
- Tinder Bought Tappy
- Capital One Acquires Budgeting App Level Money
- Burstio Turns iOS Burst Photos Into GIFs
- Google Won’t Fix Bugs Affecting 60% of Android
- Rich People, Statiscally, Don’t Buy Android
- Google Translate Can Handle Images And Conversations
- Nintendo Will Launch It’s New 3DXL In America In February
- Facebook Announces Facebook For Work
- Google Will Launch The Project Ara Smartphone in Puerto Rico
- Dillon Markey’s Nintendo Power Glove
- Google Glass Leaves The Google X Labs, Headed For Nest Team
- Elon Musk Donated $10 Million Dollars To Future of Life Institute
- Elon Musk Wants To Build A Hyper Loop Test Track In Texas
- Swift And The Most Popular Programming Languages
This week we predict what we expect to happen in 2015. It’s all going to be 100% accurate.
“We’re the middle children of history, man. No purpose or place. We have no Great War. No Great Depression. Our great war is a spiritual war. Our great depression is our lives. We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars, but we won’t.” – Tyler Durden
On that happy note, we talked about everything this week. The Giants are playing well, Matthew completed another Tough Mudder, IO is an app for finding good restaurants, Samsung got on the CSFC list for a little while, Apple Pay is causing problems for CurrentC, the Internet is ruled by an Oligarchy, the Avi-on Switch makes turning on lights easy, iPad sales are just fine, Google decides to remake emails Inbox again, Facebook clones Room Inc, Air New Zealand makes an epic flight safety video, Microsoft ditches the Nokia name, Procter & Gamble don’t see much growth from Duracell, AT&T remans predictably mean, Amazon sneaks in the Android app store on their their Fire devices, and the Hoverboard is real.
- IO Feels Like A Human Friend Who Gives Great Restaurant Recommendations
- A Dude Built A Legit Hoverboard
- Stick this battery-powered Bluetooth light switch anywhere you want
- Tim Cook, in his own words, on why the iPad has a bright future
- Inbox is a total reinvention of email from Google
- Facebook Goes Private
- Creators of ‘Room’ say Facebook copied their chatroom app, threaten legal action
- Ouch: Amazon takes $170M write-down on Fire Phone
- Air New Zealand Releases a New ‘Hobbit’-Themed Safety Video Featuring Sir Peter Jackson and Elijah Wood
- Microsoft Finally Drops Nokia
- Procter & Gamble To Spin Off Duracell
- That Carrier Free SIM by Apple? Yeah, AT&T Broke It And Locked It Down
- James’s Pebble Can Control His Nest!
- Approved For Commercial Solutions for Classified (CSfC) Program Component List…Then Promptly Shown To Be Fundamentally Flawed
- Amazon Hid A Full App Store In Their Android App
- How We Get What We Deserve And The Death Of The Internet
- Rite Aid and CVS Have Stopped Apple Pay From Working, Shining Light On Walmart’s Payment Plans
Oculus looks to Cinema for their killer app, HP kills WebOS, Swipe probably won’t change the world, Apple announces Apple Pay, new iPads, Yosemite, and a retina iMac, Matthew reviews Androids LG G and Moto 360, Google finds that kids use Voice commands, Apple kicks out Bose and Fitbit from the Apple Store, Tesla is bring the batter swap stations in December and shortly batteries will charge really fast.
- Google Finds That Kids Use Voice Commands More Than Adults
- Virtual reality and the silver screen: A match made in heaven
- Swipe And The Silicon Valley Idea Machine
- HBO Will Be Offered Unbundled In 2015
- The Nexus Player Is Googles Real Answer To The Apple TV
- Google Announced The $649 Nexus 6
- Tesla Will Unveil First Battery Swap Stations In December
- Quick Charge Batteries
- Apple Plans To Remove Fitbit From Apple Stores
- Apple Is Removing Bose Products From Retail Stores
- It’s Finally Over: HP Will Shut Down WebOS Jan 15, 2015
- Apple Watch SDK To Come In November
- Apple Pay Comes On Monday
- We Called It: 5k iMac
- A Cornucopia of Choice: the 64 Different iPad Options
- OS X Yosemite Is Live
James gets a Nest Thermostat and Protect, Matthew gets an LG G3 and Moto 360, Mr. Rogers is the man, HP is officially not better together, GT Advanced files for bankruptcy, the NFL bans Beats from the cameras, Microsoft’s Satya Nadella doesn’t think women need a raise, Samsung is declining in revenue, Squarespace makes a pretty cool update, Airbnb is now legal in San Francisco, Lego gets called out by Greenpeace for their partnership of Shell, Jonny Ives talks about the Apple Watch, and Tesla releases a new car.
- NFL Bans Beats Headphones On Camera
- May the strong survive: Why spin-offs are the new go-to play for struggling Wall St. boards
- GT Advanced Files For Chapter 11
- Investors Are Stunned
- CEO Sold $160,000 Worth Of Stock The Day Before The iPhone 6 Event
- Apple Withheld Final $125 million Payment For Failure To Meet Objectives
- Apple Says They Were Surprised Too
- GT Won’t Give Details Because Of A Confidentiality Agreement With Apple
- GT Advanced Is Blaming Apple Specifically For Being Too Burdensome To Continue Operations
- Where does Apple Go From Here
- Samsung Sees Largest Fall In Quarterly Profits Since 2009
- This Is The New Squarespace
- San Francisco Legalizes, Regulates Airbnb
- The End Of The “.com” Tyranny
- Microsoft CEO Opens Mouth, Inserts Foot On Gender Pay Gap
- Crude spoof worked: Lego ends 50-year deal with Shell after Greenpeace video
- Musk Unveils His New Model D Teslas
- Jonny Ives Just Quoted Matthew
- Beats And Bose Settle Noise Cancellation Patent Dispute
- …Hours After Rumors Leak Of Apple Will Be Removing Bose From Apple Stores. Coincidence?
Rumors are that there is a secret space program that is at least 50 years ahead of NASA. Totally true.
Matthew shows off his new Philips Hue light, Apple sets the date to announce the iPhone 6, AOL sues an employee of selling them services they didn’t need for want, NASA is going to Mars using the EmDrive or Cannae Drive, Xiaomi is outselling Samsung in China, Samsung doesn’t want to pay Microsoft anymore for Android, Variety discovers that Youtube stars have more influence than Hollywood stars, Windows 8 is selling slower than Vista, BlackBerry is no longer cratering, and Foursquare is the new personalized Yelp.
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- Windows 8 Uptake Slower Than Vista
- BlackBerry Stops Retracting And Begins Modest Growth
- Xiaomi Overtakes Samsung In China
- Windows is Cheaper Than Android For Samsung
- iPhone 6 will be announced September 9th
- Smart Buildings And The New Breed Of Cyber Attack
- Foursquare 8.0 review: the ultimate food-finder
- Today in irony: AOL sues former employee for billing them for bad services they didn’t want, need
- Coming of age: YouTube stars now rate higher than Hollywood celebs among teen influence
- 10 Questions About Nasa’s ‘Impossible’ Space Drive