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A thoughtful, unpretentious, mostly weekly conversation about the companies, ideas and products that are transforming our world. We look at what it is, why it matters and where it fits in the broader business of consumer technology. So, grab your favorite Blue Barn sandwich, put the Giants game on mute and join us.
Hosted by Ryan Fretwell and Carlos Gomez.

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A thoughtful, unpretentious, mostly weekly conversation about the companies, ideas and products that are transforming our world. We look at what it is, why it matters and where it fits in the broader business of consumer technology. So, grab your favorite Blue Barn sandwich, put the Giants game on mute and join us.
Hosted by Ryan Fretwell and Carlos Gomez.

    Episode 362: Certain Kinds of Money

    Episode 362: Certain Kinds of Money

    Yeah, I mean it’s not too much of a stretch that automakers are selling your data and snitching on speeding to your insurer, but sending a report to Lin Manuel Miranda about how off key I sing “It’s Quiet Uptown” is a bridge too far.


    This week: EV surprises, NAS surprises, with a dash of regulatory scrutiny surprises via one Merrick Garland. 🍎.
    Links:
    1Password Chase Center Sponsorship1Password is The Official Password Manager of The Golden State Warriors | 1PasswordTesla Superchargers Aren’t Just for Teslas Anymore. I Put My Ford EV to the Test. - WSJTesla is working on NACS extension cable to fix Supercharging issues with different port locations | ElectrekRivian surprises with R3 and R3X electric SUVs - The VergeAutomakers Are Sharing Consumers’ Driving Behavior With Insurance Companies - The New York TimesU.S. Justice Dept. Sues Apple, Claiming iPhone Monopoly in Antitrust Case - The New York TimesU.S. versus Apple: A first reaction – Six ColorsDOJ calls Apple’s privacy justifications an ‘elastic shield’ for financial gains | TechCrunch@reckless1280 • Everyone seems to be willfully missing the point here - the argument is Apple is threatening carm... • ThreadsThe White Lotus | Official Website for the HBO Series | HBO.comPast Lives (2023) - IMDb

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Episode 361: Democracy Play Pack

    Episode 361: Democracy Play Pack

    We know it’s been a while since Econ 201 but Jiminy Christmas are Hue bulbs the new Veblen good? What are these things made out of avocado toast? Come on.


    This week: dust covered Vision Pros, NACS snaccs, and a peppering of Spring Apple news. 🥽.
    Links:
    Apple now selling Belkin MagSafe iPhone mount for video calling on Apple TV 4K - 9to5MacMax Will Be Available in Bundle With Mega Sports AppDiamond Sports Files Official Re-Org Plan, Will Cut Ties With Bally'sWSJ's Joanna Stern on Apple Vision Pro one month later: I'm reaching for it far less - YouTubeVision Pro demand higher than expected; returns down to 1%Ford's Tesla Supercharger adapter is now available to order for free | ElectrekHow Ford’s F-150 Lightning, Once in Hot Demand, Lost Its Luster - The New York TimesFord cuts prices of 2023 Mustang Mach-E, adds Lightning bonusesThe Chevy Equinox EV will get 319 miles of range and start at around $35,000 - The VergeApple updates 13- and 15-inch MacBook Air with M3 chips, support for two external displays – Six ColorsApple Sports: A free iPhone app to get you the score, fast – Six ColorsFire HD 8 Kids tablet | Amazon

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Episode 360: Ya’ll Have Guest Rooms?

    Episode 360: Ya’ll Have Guest Rooms?

    We didn’t get a ballot but that ain’t stopping us. A fruit company year in review.


    This week: hi Barbie, football (the non-Messi one), and a bit more on VR. 🥽.
    Links:
    AdWatch: Pepsi / More Than OK - YouTubeIrvine-based Vizio being acquired by Walmart : orangecountyThe Apple Vision Pro – Stratechery by Ben ThompsonFuboTV sues Disney, Fox, Warner Bros. over sports joint ventureESPN will launch its flagship direct-to-consumer service in fall 2025Apple in 2023: The Six Colors report card – Six Colors@craigmod • It's wild to think that I'd be happy to pay an extra $2/mo or whatever to apple to never again se... • ThreadsThe Town - The Ringer

    • 1 hr 52 min
    Episode 359: Major League Football

    Episode 359: Major League Football

    New ways to watch sports from ESPN, Fox, and Warner Brothers. All without a cable subscription. Sports from ESPN. FOX. Warner Brothers. Are you getting it? These are not three separate services. This is one device, and we’re calling it - Iger-ulu.


    This week: plug in hybrids, old movies, and an update on the Chicago food scene. 🌭.
    Links:
    ESPN, Fox and Warner Team Up to Create Sports Streaming Platform - WSJPeacock's AFC Wild Card game was the "most-streamed event ever in the US." - The VergeDiamond Sports to receive Amazon investment in bankruptcy plan: What does it mean for MLB, NBA, NHL? - The AthleticNFL is in advanced talks on taking a stake in Disney's ESPN - Los Angeles TimesGM Went All In on EVs. Dealers Say Buyers Want Hybrids.  - WSJApple Vision Pro review: magic, until it’s not - The VergeDaring Fireball: The Vision ProMarques Brownlee - YouTubeFive: Our Most Powerful Wireless Hi-Fi Speaker | Sonos

    • 1 hr 44 min
    Episode 358: Waymo Rider Score

    Episode 358: Waymo Rider Score

    Chris Nolan gets roasted by Peloton instructors and Soulcycle stays mum on Wes Anderson making the same movie over and over again for three decades. Hmm.


    This week: cursed airports, (smart) locks of love, and area Cinnabon manager snubbed for the umpteenth time by the Emmys. 📺.
    Links:
    Schlage BE499WB CEN 622 Encode Plus WiFi Deadbolt Smart Lock with Apple Home Key, Keyless Entry Door Lock with Century Trim, Matte Black - Amazon.comAmazon.com: Eve Door & Window – Smart Contact Sensor for Doors & Windows, Notifications (Open/Closed State), Automatic Control of Accessories & Scenes, no Bridge, Apple HomeKit, Bluetooth, Thread : AutomotiveDaring Fireball: Post-SCOTUS Ruling, Apple Releases Guidelines for 'External Purchase Links' in iOS Apps (Spoiler: They Still Demand the Same Commissions)Apple Vision Pro hands-on, again, for the first time - The VergeThe One Part of the Vision Pro That Apple Doesn’t Want You to See | WIRED@mgsiegler • To state the obvious, the Vision Pro roll out is very, very strange. No event pre-shipping, multi... • Threads

    • 1 hr 45 min
    Episode 357: If IKEA Made a Car

    Episode 357: If IKEA Made a Car

    Did each engineer designing the Chevy Blazer EV’s infotainment software spend at least 10,000 hours on it before it went into production?


    Okay, this is a very funny joke about Malcolm Gladwell, trust me.


    This week: Taylor’s concert film, Ryan’s sports dilemma, and Tim’s headset. 🏀.
    Links:
    La Colombe Ball Cap - La Colombe Coffee RoastersMVP Hat – La Colombe Coffee RoastersLa Colombe acquired by Chobani in $900 million deal - WHYYM&L Ice Cream CroissantGM stops selling the Chevy Blazer EV to deal with ‘software quality issues’ - The Verge@jimfarley98 • Proud of our team for strong 2023! @Ford is #2 EV brand in U.S. w/ record Q4 & year. EVs up 24% f... • ThreadsVision Pro launching on February 2, pre-orders begin next week - 9to5MacAmazon.com: Tatuo 4 Pcs Clear Plastic Charger Cord Organizer Box, Cord Storage Box, Electronics Cable Organizer Box Cable Storage Box with 40 Wire Ties for Home Drawer Office Desk Organizers and Accessories : ElectronicsFive: Our Most Powerful Wireless Hi-Fi Speaker | Sonos

    • 1 hr 37 min

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