The growing using of wearable technology and how some companies are incorporating such technologies into their wellness programs. We touch on a little social media, discussing the poor decisions of Foursquare. We finish with a conversation about the growth of same-day online shopping and the soon-to-be kill switch in smartphones.
We go heavy on recent technological advancements in sports, including NFL and soccer. The NFL and Microsoft have a $400 million contract that places Surface tablets on the sidelines and in the hands of offensive and defensive coaches and the players. In soccer, one team is utilizing camera technology to improve on field play and positioning. We also discuss Google Barge, NFL DirecTV experiences, and Facebook.
OS X Yosemite Beta and iOS 8, Apple’s iPhone and iPad financial news, in-car technology advancements, and criminals daring law enforcement to find them.
Microsoft is making big news with their massive layoff of 18,000, many tied to the Nokia-branch of their operations. On the other hand, PC sales are expected to rise significantly over the next few years. We also reminisce about Apollo 11 and the moon landing, 45 years later.
How the landline continues its dive in usage, the use of solar trash cans, and a new way of reserving tables using your personal device. We wrap up the show with a crazy story of an iPhone making a nine month adventure back to its owner and the telling a tragic story of a 15-year losing her life.
Among other topics, the World Cup and Twitter make headlines and show the truly international scale of social media. Data caps are again being questioned and draws concerns for many users. We finish the show by discussing the fallout of the Aereo ruling and explaining the debacle that the LA School District has stepped into.