In this week’s show we wade deep into the Corporate Opera waters with Peter Thiel and Gwaker. Then we emerge to talk about Pebble’s new products, automation, and Google’s fair use win of Java’s APIs. We round out the show with Microsoft decision to shut down their phone operations, and new VR roller-coaster (which looks awesome), Yahoo’s slow death, what3words new mapping idea, and color ePaper displays. Check out all the links to the articles below.
In episode 46: Why Apple doesn’t need holograms, Curiosity’s online success, a proper iAd, Meg Whitman’s visit with James, Google’s self-driving cars, and who is Bas Ording?
Also, Craigslist cuts off it’s search engine juice, Google & Oracle apparently pay bloggers, Google Search now includes Gmail, Starbucks signed up for Square, and we explain why Curiosity only has a 2 megabit camera.
Episode 36! It’s all doom and gloom this week. We start off talking about the end of the Milky Way galaxy, and RIM’s downward spiral. Then we talk about the (new) Chrome OS, the Flame Virus & Stuxnet. We attempt to be positive by talking about Google+ Events and Google’s win over Oracle. An attempt!
Other things we talk about include: Amazon’s instant video on Xbox 360, Facebook’s picture vs Google’s vision, the computer’s ability to assess emotions, prepaid iPhones with Leap Wireless, Apple’s inventory turns, how Samsung’s new mini-computer looks identical to the Mac Mini, Facebook Pages administrative roles, Windows 8 Preview with crippled Flash, SpaceX Dragon awesomeness, Office for iPad coming after the Windows 8 launch, Google’s Map event/joke, NanoSIMs and Ping. Done.
It’s episode 33! This week we broadcasted using Google+ Hangouts On Air. Thanks for viewing and all your comments. We’ve embedded the video below for your viewing pleasure. We covered a lot of news this week. Some of the news we talked about was the Oracle/Google trial over Java who are still debating what constitutes “fair use”. We discuss how HP lost its way with all the sordid details. We finish up talking about Mozilla complaining about Microsoft being anti-competitive for only allowing IE as a browser in Windows RT. Is a tablet a computer?
Episode 28! Does core gaming have a problem? Hopefully you’re hungry to find out! Plus, kids should code, Oracle & Google are going to trial, whereas Apple & Google may settle, iOS controllers may be coming, Piper Jaffary thinks smarts phones are 2 horse race… doesn’t include 37 year old Microsoft, Google’s Project glass looks awesome, Yahoo lays off 2,000 employees, FreedomPop wants to disrupt TeleComs, Macs get a Trojan, and we go on a Facebook always-sharing-reading-app requirement rant.
Episode 20! We discuss Netflix’s new show Lilyhammer, Google HUD glasses, RIM’s App world, Amazon vs $15 text books, Google Chrome on Android, the App Economy, iTunes Match, Sony’s Playstation Vita, Kodak != cameras, Wolfram Alpha getting data crazy, Google’s mysterious device, Oracle buying Taleo, and Apply increasing touch accuracy.