This week Eric and Micah discuss the DRM lawsuit Apple is facing, Twitter scanning the apps on your phone, the Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser trailer, Bond 24, and more about The Newsroom.
This week we discuss Micah’s new 4K TV and the lack of content available for it, popular movies and TV shows people just can’t believe we’ve never seen, The Newsroom’s phenomenal comeback, and the release of Apple’s WatchKit tools for third-party developers.
The most random one yet. Eric, Micah, and Mike talk about net neutrality, the Nexus 6, Android Lollipop, video games, Oxford commas, Taylor Swift versus Spotify, and a few other random topics.
- Kara broke her iPhone 6 Plus / Twitter
- President Obama's plan for a free and open internet / WhiteHouse.gov
- Micah's nexus 6 review / The Daily Dot
- Android 5.0 Lollipop review / The Verge
- Samsung reviews their own smartwatch / The Verge
- Mike's game room
- Nintendo's amiibo don't look great / Kotaku
- The swords are limp / Joystiq
- Why the Oxford comma is awesome / BuzzFeed
- The Sam's Club Black Friday 4K Vizio TV / 9to5Toys
- Taylor Swift pulled all her music from Spotify / The Verge
- YouTube launches Music Key / MacStories
The guys discuss Google's newest Material Design app updates including Inbox, Gmail, Calendar, and Maps, thoughts on the Nexus Player and the state of streaming boxes, the future of Netflix and internet TV, and who should play Steve Jobs now that Christian Bale is out.
Then in a very special aftershow, Micah discusses his new job at The Verge!
- Inbox by Gmail / Google
- Gmail's Material Design update / Gmail Blog
- A new day for Google Calendar / Gmail Blog
- Google Maps Material Design update / Google Maps Blog
- David's Nexus Player review / The Verge
- Micah's Nexus Player review / The Daily Dot
- FCC rule change could make internet TV a reality / The Verge
- Christian Bale exits Steve Jobs movie / The Hollywood Reporter
- Michael Fassbender in talks to play Steve Jobs / Variety
- Seth Rogen to play Steve Wozniak / Variety
We react to the late-night Microsoft Band leak (prior to its even later official announcement) before tackling the Apple Pay versus CurrentC debate. Then, as fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we nerd out over the Phase 3 movies announced this week, including Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War, Black Panther, and Doctor Strange.
- 'Microsoft Band' wearable leak / The Verge
- Microsoft's $199 fitness Band announced / The Verge (officially announced at 10:15 PM ET, just after we finished recording)
- CurrentC already lost everyone's trust / Mashable
- How Apple Pay and CurrentC are battling for your wallet / The Daily Dot
- Marvel announces Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Avengers: Infinity War, and much more for Phase 3 / IGN
- Marvel in talks with Sony to bring Spider-Man into their cinematic universe? / Hit Fix