This week, Apple refunds consumers whose kids clicked on mobile app purchases, President Obama reigns in the NSA, the end of physical film in theaters is near, Google unveils plans for smart contact lenses, and will your next Amazon package arrive before you’ve even ordered it?
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We ring in the New Year with our first new show of 2014! This week we discuss a new Pebble watch, cloud gaming on Sony Playstation, T-Mobile wants to pay you to switch, Facebook is dead to teens, are digital music downloads already obsolete?…the legacy of the SnowdenNSA leaks, and a cube that balances on its edge.
On this week’s show: Google previously bought seven robotics companies, and this week it buys the Big Dog (literally), Sprint guns for T-Mobile, Instagram wants a piece of Snapchat’s action, Twitter changes blocking–then changes their mind, are the NSA’s actions unconstitutional?
This week, The Drill Down crew looks back at the year in tech and the web for the year 2013. We’ll discuss our favorite tech events of the past year, and what we can expect in 2014.
Before that, however, we discuss recent a discovery that the NSA sought to spy on gamers, eight top tech companies ban together to reform surveillance laws, and is Apple‘s iBeacon just a marketing gimmick, or are there bigger plans in store?
This week, the NSA tracks your cellphones and knows where you are, Americans boost Black Friday & Cyber Monday to record highs, and the future of commerce is in drones and robots, and it’s not that far off…