Next week we will be treated to another Apple announcement. We assume it is new iPads. Chaim thought we will spend the show discussing the minutia details of the ipad, but it turned into Chaim being told that nobody cares.
We are joined today by famed rumor prognosticator Drew Pitchford to discuss what happened today. Is free software enough to tempt people onto Apple saying that you only have to buy the hardware? After we argue the merits of free software, we dive into the commitment to ship a new mac pro in 2013. Chaim breaks down that he is happy that old hardware has been given a breath of fresh air. Finally we discuss iPads.
Justin has a problem. He is “Android curious”. He is intrigued by all the interesting features Android has to offer, but loves the stability and quality of his iPhone. Sure, he jailbreaks, but still longs for more customization. It doesn’t help that he is entrenched in the Google ecosystem. Can Harry convince him to stay, or will Chaim, the once-and-former iPhone user convince him it’s time to make the leap?
“Why I switched from iPhone to Android” | Macworld
“An iPhone fan’s month with Windows Phone: Week one” | Macworld
“2012, The Year I Basically Stopped Using Apple’s iOS Apps” | AllThingsD
“New Google Voice Search, Siri are closely matched (hands-on)” | CNet
“An iPad Lover’s Take On The Nexus 7” | TechCrunch
“Steve Wozniak Says Apple is Falling Behind, Thanks to Android” | Android Headlines
“Project Amy merges Apple’s Messages app with App.net” | Ars Technica
What happens when announcements don’t have that wow factor? Even big companies suffer from boring announcements or botched product launches. In this week’s episode we talk about two announcements that should have been larger than life, but fell on pretty much deaf ears.
[Editor’s Note] – Sorry for the delay. We will try to be more proactive about getting episodes out on time.
You can always watch us live on YouTube, Wednesday’s at 9pm
“Sony announces the PlayStation 4, launching at the end of 2013” | The Verge
“Sony confirms that the PlayStation 4 won’t play PS3 games natively” | The Verge
“Sony adds instant ‘remote play’ of PlayStation 4 games on PS Vita” | The Verge
“Sony’s PlayStation 4 will use Gaikai game streaming technology” | The Verge
“Sony PlayStation 4 games can be played while they are downloading” | The Verge
Chromebook Pixel | Google Play Store
“HTC One unveiled” | Engadget
Retina MacBook Pro | Apple.com
Apple’s Transition to Intel Processors | Wikipedia