Disney is really ramping up the number of Star Wars movies, the Bolt is a cool electric bike, HP is taking a week off and losing Bill Veghte to SurveyMonkey, Apple Watch is doomed, Waze is semi-taking on Uber, Microsoft is making progress with the HoloLens, the BBC is making a micro:bit for kids, Tinder has verified users, Ben Huh is stepping down from I Can Has Cheeseburger?, Reddit has a new CEO that the community likes, Google and Blackberry are suiting up together, and Nintendo’s Satoru Iwata passes away.
Episode 44! James rants about SimCity Social and reveals how much consumers spend on tech stuff each year, then Matthew shares the cure for AIDS. We then discuss how Waze can remain relevant in this new map world, Apple’s earnings & purchase of AuthenTec.
Then we give some non-paid promotions for Mint.com’s new trends feature and Hipmunk’s new premium accounts. Plus we talk about AppleTV outselling the xBox, YouTubes’s new Google+ integration, a scary NFC exploit, Google Fiber, the new OSX Mountain Lion, and the Olympics.
- Introducing Mint.com’s Updated Trends Feature
- Hipmunk Launches Premium Accounts
- How Waze Can Beat Apple and Google at Realtime Maps?
- Apple official a failed company, missed earnings estimates
- People only look at two numbers, iPhone & iPad sales
- Within the Apple earnings report there are 7 positive trends
- iTV outselling xBox
- YouTube attempts to vanquish awful comments by using real names
- SimCity Social: Not The Game You Know And Love
- NFC exploit allows hacker to take over your phone by simply being near it
- Google Fiber
- Tokyo, Seoul, Pairs getting faster cheaper internet then US
- Mountain Lion launches without Facebook. Planned marketing campaign or continued disagreements?
- It’s brutal, but it’s seems to be a cure. Getting rid of aids requires cancer
- Gartner: Mobile spurs $2.1T in consumer tech spending, $2.7T by 2016
- Apple purchase Authentec
- An investigation for a class action lawsuit has already begun
- Google and Samsung might try to outbid Apple
- Bizodo Interview
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.
- Microsoft Borrows Apple Tactics for Event and the video comparing events
- Microsoft Surface: Everything You Need to Know
- Beneath Microsoft’s Surface Is a Company in Transition
- Facebook purchases Face.com and its facial recognition software
- LG is going to quiet making tablets
- People aren’t pleased with Surface
- Airbnb has booked 10M guest nights, with 5.6M of them booked outside of the United States
- Facebook And GE’s Newest App, HealthyShare, Points To How Open Graph Can Go Beyond The Web
- Google partners with Flipboard, adding Google+ streams to the app
- No 3g for Surface
- Surface: Between a Rock and a Hardware Place
- Microsoft outsources manufacturing to Pegatron, NOT a PC partner
- Microsoft’s Partners were kept in the dark about Surface, and they are not pleased
- Acer CEO: Microsoft will stop making tablets. Soon.
- No one touched Surface’s keyboard… not even the demonstrator
- Microsoft announces their next Windows OS
- Windows Phone 8 Is A Great Big, Crazy, Beautiful Mess
- Navigation App Waze Adds Real-Time Fuel Prices
- The coolest part about high tech: Average price per gigabyte of SSD has halved in 12 months
- PC makers hopes: Tablets simply delaying notebook purchases during a recession
- Larry Ellison Bought most of the property on a Hawaiian Island
- Bing Image Search Updates Roll Out Today
- RIM looking at the option of splitting the company into two
- The new identity security initiative: Delusion is the solution to pollution
- Google slashes the cost of Google Maps
- Wall Street Frets over Larry Page’s Absence