HP just might be break up again, Matthew hates Snapchat, Saturday morning cartoons are gone, the next great tech breakthrough will come in pairs, PayPal splits from eBay, Microsoft announces Windows 10, Rovio lays off people, Blackhat is a new hacker movie, Reddit is creating its own crypto currency, GE makes an awesome commercial for the Link Spot, the Pebble gets a price cut, and Weezer helps prove that music can’t sell music.
We cannot express how excited we are for the return of Homestar Runner.
We start off talking about the Lego Movie, Transformers and the World Cup. Eventually we get around to Blackberry’s square Passport, Samsung’s Android problem, things you can do with Android Wear, Satya Nadella’s plan for Microsoft, the FAA’s take on Planesharing and AirPooler, Shimamura growing Lettuce in Japan with GE, and Elon Musk giving the Nikola Tesla $1 million.
Episode 62 is about the future. GE acquires startup Albeo, Saber Engines will go 5x the speed of sound, researchers develop ultralight printed materials, Staples will soon print in 3D, IE makes fun of haters, machines will make moral decisions, Surface Pros is coming in Jan., Microsoft Blue is coming in 2013, researchers figure out how to prolong flash memory life, Apple is talks with Intel to replace Samsung chips, and Facebook enables auto photo upload.
Episode 39! The big news was Microsoft’s new Surface Tablet. We talk about the device and how it’s a transitional product for a company in transition. There are still a ton of questions about it, but they’ll all have to wait since nobody actually gotten to try one.
We also talk about Facebook’s purchase of Face.com, LG getting out of the tablet game, Airbnb’s sleepover milestones, the new version of Flipboard, Matthew’s hands-on with the new Retina display MacBook Pro, Windows Phone 8, Waze’s new Real-Time Fuel Prices, the dropping price of SSDs, PC maker’s hopes of future notebook purchases, Larry’s Hawaiian Island, Bing’s Image Search non-improvements, RIM’s potential fracturing, Apple’s new cloning security, Google Maps discounts, and Larry Page’s absence.