We review the year that Apple had which involved a load of new product and services, unusual from the tech-consumer giant. We dive into the world of Amazon and how they are bringing booze to our doorsteps this holiday season. Next, a recent study has shown that some text messaging is being seen as “less sincere”.
This week on The Waves of Tech we discuss the Vtech data breach, Black Friday emails, San Francisco startups, and Prime Air drone. We also cover an instance where an elderly man was forced to take his written drivers test electronically which was not as simple as using a VCR for him.
We discuss more drone issues arising in the news, a new Google Maps feature, household tech furnishings, travels to meet other podcasters, and recent spots on fellow podcasters’ shows. We are proud to be a tech variety show, sharing technology news from so many angles and news sources. Enjoy the podcast and continue to ride…the waves of tech.
With all the good, bad, and indifferent attention drones are getting, a few co-founders of Skype are considering self-driving robots to delivery goods to customers from online retailers. As Yahoo continues their move to reorganization, they hired McKinsey & Company to assist in the journey. Next, have you considering supersonic travel? Getting from New York to London in 30 minutes may be possible in a few years time.
We dive into the latest Google Play Music news, Amazon’s Black Friday, and great customer service. Google Play Music made headlines this week by announcing the future incorporation of podcasts into their platform, a much needed addition to the family. Amazon announced that Black Friday-like deals are now available to their customers, with loads of tech, toy, and gaming deals. And finally, Dave took a trip to Disneyland and shares his tech takeaways from the magical amusement park.
We take a deep look into Back to the Future Day and see what predictions made in 1989 became a reality in 2015. Brick-and-mortar stores, such as Target and Lowe’s, are incorporating some new app features and in-store tech advancements to improve the customer experience. Also on the agenda, we examine the new subscription-based YouTubeRed announced by the video giant last week and lay out the plan Yahoo has to win you back.