Dave visited San Diego this weekend and took part in the day-long Podcast San Diego event. The event featured keynotes and presentations from Kate Erickson, Shannon Hernandez, Anthony Tran, Espree Devora, and many other headliners in the podcasting industry. With some many great presentations, Dave gives you the main takeaway from each presentation. In the second half of the show, Amazon is in the news again. The tech giant is making headlines with the Dash Button, as they have partnered with 18 business to provide you a cool in-home service. In addition, Amazon is making themselves a household name with the introduction of Home Services.
We are looking at the growing movement of authors and storytellers deciding to write their original works for the sole purpose of being heard rather than being read. Straight to audiobook…that’s a new approach. We touch on a few other topics such as a 12-year old poisoning her mother for taking away her iPhone and the NFL’s move to end blackouts for the upcoming season. In a show first, we talk fashion and shoes that are using e-ink technology to change shoe patterns and designs on the go.
We kick the show off with Katch, a service that uploads your Meerkat stream directly to YouTube. Cool feature being offered by Katch. Next, we explore the move of IE to the recycling bin and the rise of Project Spartan. Finally, we dive into teen-tracking spyware coming to cars and dealerships near you and the future of digital driver’s licenses.
We again reignite the battle brewing between the new media outlets and the traditional media giants. In this case, Whalerock Industries is making a major push in the new media industry by creating individualized web-based channels for brands and celebrities. Making their way into the news again is Amazon, where the future of drone delivery is still not dead. We conclude the show with some news on Office for Mac 2016 and celebrate the 30th anniversary of the dot com.
Podcasting is being used in classrooms across the nation and proving to be an amazing investment for students and schools. Marriott has decided to throw in the towel after it was fined $600,000 for blocking personal WiFi hotspot. Interviews are always a stressful situation but what online resources are out there to help calm the nerves. And finally, Meerkat is making major headlines and Twitter has decided to step in.
It’s all about applications on this episode of The Waves of Tech! Applications – how we use them, why we use them, and why we buy for them. We dive into our favorite latest and greatest apps across our multiple platforms. Ad-supported applications and in-app purchases are drawing plenty of debate across the industry so we take a stand on the practice.