This week A.J. and Mikah ask, "is Apple really building an electric car?" They also discuss Apple's rumored music streaming service (and the music industry in general) and talk about recent home entertainment purchases.
This episode of Integrate is not sponsored by Birdpress, a wholly owned subsidiary of Feather Industries.
Music provided by Eino Toivanen, kongano.com.
Links and Show Notes
Mikah's thoughts on Apple making an electric car. TL;DR: he's not convinced.
Tim Cook says Apple is a software company at Goldman Sachs conference.
"I think it will change the landscape and give Tesla a run for its money," says purported Apple employee quoted by Business Insider.
There are rumors Uber is working on an autonomous vehicle.
Aluminium, it's a thing.
Target is discontinuing its digital streaming service in March.
Apple hires BBC Radio's Zane Lowe.
Apple announces Beats Music, Beats Electronics acquisition in May 2014.
Here's TechCrunch's announcement of Microsoft's Zune.
Here's what A.J. was working with, since he refused to buy Apple products.
Yahoo Music Unlimited launched in May 2005.
Rhapsody (Napster is now owned by Rhapsody)
Taylor Swift thinks there's still value in the music album, but streaming services don't help keep it that way.
U2 and Apple are rumored to be working on a new album format.
MacRumors says Mikah probably shouldn't buy an Apple TV, but he did anyway.
A.J. hates AT&T Next, but Mikah happily pays for it.
A.J. tells you how to purchase an iPhone the right way.
A.J. set up a Wii U, and he's "pretty impressed."
A.J. clicked on a Facebook ad and this is what he got out of it.
David Allen's Getting Things Done
Merlin Mann's 43 Folders
Natural scroll in OS X (AKA, the right way to do things)
Mikah's co-workers like to tease him about his love for natural scroll.