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.
Does Bitcoin have value? Is Bitcoin Currency? We discuss Bitcoin verses the US dollar, verses the gold standard, and it’s implications for inflation and general economic health.
We also talk about Titan Fall how it’s using Microsoft’s Azure to push the gaming limits, how TV “won” SXSW, Silicon Valley’s problem with young engineers not getting along with older engineers, and finally Google’s latest project Tango which helps you create a 3D world with your phone.
It is a new year and HTML 5 is live! Leap Motion raised some cash, Netbooks are dead, Windows 8 is not selling well because of the iPad, Chromebooks are selling well on Amazon, Samsung might move away from Android, and Silicon Valley innovation exists… kinda.
Also, Amazon is crushing B&N, Cue reviews our email, Square card reads are now sold at Starbucks, Avis buys Zipcar, and Google does not favor their own services, except Maps on Windows Phone.
Episode 34, Facebook IPO week! We start out talking about the potential of Chrome for iOS and the intro of Google’s Knowledge graph. We then dive into the great Nano-Sim debate between Apple, RIM, Nokia & Motorola, why James quit Netflix, how to understand Silicon Valley speak, and the Maker Faire. Oh yeah, and we discuss Facebook’s IPO a little bit. Plus much more!