Matthew starts off by spoiling the Star Wars movie. Then we move on to real news.
Lockheed Martin is developing the N+2 supersonic jet while Aerion develops the AS2 supersonic jet, PSY breaks YouTube, the Internet of Things is real, Nevada tries to solve a taxicab problem that Uber already solved, Google Glass isn’t dead yet, Google sold more Chromebooks to school than Apple sold iPads to school last quarter, Netflix gets accused of creating a personal fast lane, Snapchat continues to innovate, Sony marketed the PlayStation by appealing to older gamers, and Yahoo passes Twitter in ad spend.
Rumors are that there is a secret space program that is at least 50 years ahead of NASA. Totally true.
Matthew shows off his new Philips Hue light, Apple sets the date to announce the iPhone 6, AOL sues an employee of selling them services they didn’t need for want, NASA is going to Mars using the EmDrive or Cannae Drive, Xiaomi is outselling Samsung in China, Samsung doesn’t want to pay Microsoft anymore for Android, Variety discovers that Youtube stars have more influence than Hollywood stars, Windows 8 is selling slower than Vista, BlackBerry is no longer cratering, and Foursquare is the new personalized Yelp.
Google makes some amazing products and this week we spend a lot of time diving into them.
We also talk about James’ new HP Slate, the latest Pew Research on social media sites in the US, Apple’s purchase of SnappyLabs, the future of Google Glass, Microsofts Windows 8 problem, Youtube going to 4K, Snapchat non-apology, and AT&T & T-Mobile’s war for users.
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.
Elon Musk gives Matthew a birthday present: The Hyperloop.
We also talk about Blackberry’s willingness to sell, the Microsoft and Google fight over Youtube, Apple’s iPhone 5S, Microsoft’s Windows for any surface, Samsung’s Galaxy Gear and Note III, Elon Musk’s Hyperloop, Title for iOS and Sony’s leaked camera.
This week we provide you brilliant insights that you could probably guess on your own.
Mars One is accepting applications now, IBM makes a movies out of atoms, we discuss superhero traits, Netflix combats piracy, AwesomenessTV gets bought by Dreamworks, LinkedIn enables engaging resumes, Google Glass haters are gonna gate, Dots for iOS looks amazing, and Facebook is doing OK.