Episode 112 – Whatever Happened to Flying Bathtubs?
The new Kindles Are Out and More…we discuss how Amazon might disrupt the Android ecosystem.
- Whatever happened to Flying Bathtubs?
- Offer for a Chinese Correspondent – Jacob Miller is a fan in China.
- The Kindle
- Will Amazon bring Android Tablets to seriously compete with the IPad? Is the Amazon version of Android at all compelling?
- A $159 Fire, stereo speakers in a tablet, Dolby Sound, anti-glare tech, etc. A premium model with a 4G LTE, $50/yr 250mb data plan.
- Improvements for their fork of Android – Better Exchange Support, Usage Profiles, Whispersync for Games.
- Amazon AppStore vs Google Play Store
- Amazon AppStore tops 50,000 apps .
- Platform News
- App News
- Audible for Android updated to support Whispersync for Voice (Play Link)
- Official Techcrunch App for Android Tablets released. (Play Link)
- Official My Disney Experience Guides You Around Walt Disney World with Maps and Wait Times. (Play Link)
- Key Ring App bought by Gannett, introduces circulars for various stores.
- Hootsuite Acquires Seesmic, claims will continue supporting the Android app
- Netflix updated, adds new setting…playback on Wi-FI only.
- White House App Gets Overhauled with Tablet Support. (Play Link)
- United Airlines releases app. (Play Link)