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).
Companies are spending billions of dollars in an effort to set themselves apart from the competition. For example, Apple is spending billions in specialized manufacturing parts. Facebook is trying to spend billions of buy competing mobile apps.
We also talk about graphene’s super capacitor potential, Coin’s card that lets you hold 8 cards at once, Sony’s Playstation 4, Dropbox’s new business accounts, Android’s market share and the overall mobile fight, Facebook’s attempt to buy SnapChat, Apple’s massive investments in manufacturing, Automatic’s car data tracker, and MIT’s dynamic shape display called inFORM.
- DDR4 and the Next Step for RAM
- Graphene Supercapacitors have the same energy density as Lithium ion batteries
- Apple spending 10.5 billion on manufacturing capital equipment
- Apple Bought PrimeSense, The Same Company That Helped Make Kinect A Reality
- Android has over 80% global market share
- MIT built an awesome shape shifting display
- Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside on How the $179 Moto G Can Change the Low-End Smartphone Game
- Is the Moto G the Goldilocks phone for spendthrifts?
- Dropbox Hits 200M Users, Unveils New “For Business” Client Combining Work And Personal Files
- Snapchat Spurned $3 Billion Acquisition Offer from Facebook
- Instagram and Youtube
- Snap Out of It: Kids Aren’t Reliable Tech Predictors
- Automatic: Your Smart Driving Assistant
- Tired of a fat wallet? Coin lets you hold all your cards in a single, connected card
- Forced Google Plus integration on YouTube backfires, petition hits 112,000
Of course neither did Nintendo or Microsoft, so it’s all good. These real question is who will come out with the first console-selling game. Also, thank you to everyone for your support these last 100 episodes and thank you to David Parry and Avneet Chadha for joining us too. As a further thank you, if you re-share this post you could win some free swag from our brand new store: furlobros.com/store. Just re-share this on Facebook, Twitter or Google+, and we’ll contact you if you win.
100 episodes! What a crazy ride! Thank you to everyone for your support and thank you to David Parry and Avneet Chadha for joining us too. As a further thank you, if you re-share this post you could win some free swag from our brand new store: furlobros.com/store. Just re-share this on Facebook, Twitter or Google+, and we’ll contact you if you win.
For this special 100th episode we talk about Ballmer’s future retirement and the future of Microsoft, the differences between Android voice search and Apple’s Siri, the Playstation 4 release amidst competition from Xbox One and Nintendo’s Wii U, Tesla’s impressive Model S crash test, and Yahoo’s unique visitor count.
Thanks again everyone for a great 100 episodes! We’re excited for the next 100!
- Why Silicon Valley Funds Instagrams And Not Hyperloops
- PlayStation 4 launching November 15th in the U.S.
- Tesla’s Model S Breaks Roof-Testing Machine, Car-Safety Record
- Nobody Wants To Touch Windows 8
- Yahoo #1 Web Property Again In US, First Time Since May 2011
- The Voice-Off: Android vs. Siri
- Why Windows Phone Needs Skype, But Doesn’t Have It
- Steve Ballmer is Stepping Down
- Steve Ballmer was worth about $16 Billion… Negative $16 Billion
Hint: It’s invisible!
In classic Furlo Bros fashion, we wax philosophically about just how awesome the future is going to be. Here’s what we talked about in episode 74:
The first artificial hand with feeling is to be installed, Sunrise redefines the iOS calendar app, Supercapacitors come closer to reality with a way to cheaply print Graphene, Sony fails to show the PlayStation 4 console at their PlayStation 4 event, Google announces the Chromebook Pixel and Google also shows off more of Glass.
- The first artificial limb with feeling to be installed
- The Super Supercapacitor
- More Good News On Those Carbon Supercapacitors
- Sunrise Brilliantly Redefines Calendar Apps On iOS
- Sony fails to show PlayStation 4 console at PlayStation 4 event
- Did the PS4 miss the mobile bandwagon?
- Google announced the Chromebook Pixel
- The Chromebook Pixel shows that Chrome OS is for more than Google-branded netbooks
- I used Google Glasses
- Google Finally Shows Off Google Glass UI, Announces #ifihadglass Purchase Campaign
- No One Is More Excited For Google Glass Than Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg