2: Put Your Bose Speakers in the Shower

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.

Integrate Topics

Mikah: ShowerTunes

A.J.: OmniFocus

This episode of Integrate is not sponsored by Birdpress, a wholly owned subsidiary of Feather Industries.

Music provided by Eino Toivanen, kongano.com.

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Links and Show Notes

Business Insider talks about Apple's rumored electric car, so does Reuters, and so does The Wall Street Journal ... oh, and The Financial Times does too!

Mikah's thoughts on Apple making an electric car. TL;DR: he's not convinced.

An inside look at Apple's antenna design lab, following ANTENNAGATE.

Tim Cook says Apple is a software company at Goldman Sachs conference.

CarPlay by Apple

"I think it will change the landscape and give Tesla a run for its money," says purported Apple employee quoted by Business Insider.

Tesla Motors

Apple's long-rumored Apple television set

There are rumors Uber is working on an autonomous vehicle.

Aluminium, it's a thing. 

Apple "wants to own the record business."

Newsy's "Picking A Music Service Is Hard, Let Us Help"

Target is discontinuing its digital streaming service in March.

Pandora Radio

Google Play Music

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)

Apple's iTunes Match

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.

Lady Gaga's ARTPOP gets interactive app, y'now, like Björk.

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.

Roku Streaming Stick, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV Stick

1 Infinite Loop

A.J. set up a Wii U, and he's "pretty impressed."

Microsoft's Kinect system, Xbox One as an all-in-one entertainment system

A.J. clicked on a Facebook ad and this is what he got out of it.

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

Comcast Xfinity

Remember the Milk

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.