With all the little stories going on, we decided to go through them quickly. Naturally analysis was also quick. We talk about Fitbit and Google Fit, Apple Pay, Google Wallet, and CurrentC. We finish off with the Amazon fire stick
Today the rumors are finally true. Amazon finally released a smart phone. None of us thought that this was any big deal, yet we spoke about it for 20 minutes.
At the top of the show we have a discussion on whether the iMac drop in price is something to talk about. Turns out it is.
Three weeks ago, Chaim complained that the Amazon Fire didn’t contain the HBO Go app. Justin chimed in that it is inevitable that it will have it. Turns out, Justin was right. HBO and Amazon signed a deal to show all their back catalogue on Amazon Prime.
NYTimes | Amazon to Stream Original HBO Content
Amazon quasi-surprised us today by releasing the Amazon Fire, a set top box, that is a direct competitor to the major set top box markets. Paul and Justin are on board, but Chaim is saying too late. We discuss the features, the need, and the problems all these set top boxes have.