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TMO Daily Observations 2015-03-31: Tidal’s Entry into the Streaming Music Game 1:35 PM, Mar. 31st, 2015
There's a new streaming music service in town, and this time it's run by artists. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share…
There's a new streaming music service in town, and this time it's run by artists. Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their impressions on Tidal and its audio quality claims as well as its curated playlists. Dave also shares his album of choice for comparing audio quality.
Apple CEO Tim Cook is speaking out against Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act and against other laws that support discrimination. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to talk about Mr. Cook's public position and businesses speaking out against discrimination, plus they offer up their thoughts on word that Apple Watch purchases will require a reservation.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has been named the world's greatest leader, which is really saying something. John Martellaro and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share some interesting facts they learned about Mr. Cook following Fortune's proclamation of his superior leadership skills. They also take a look at a new marketing campaign out of China from Leshi TV comparing Apple to Adolph Hitler.
Word on the street says Apple wants to be a big player in the streaming music market. Bryan Chaffin and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Apple's plans, and offer their take on brining DJs to iTunes Radio. They also dive into Amazon's new unlimited cloud storage options and what that means for their competitors.
You don't have to like Apple to see how the company is changing the consumer electronics world. Kelly Guimont and John Martellaro join Jeff Gamet to look at how Apple sets trends and impacts how we use and what we expect from our tech gear even if we don't use their products. Kelly also has some great tips on recycling all of those extra cables that pile up.
Turns out there's more to say about how Apple is reacting to the new Steve Jobs biography that's out today, so Bryan Chaffin and Dave Hamilton are back with Jeff Gamet to offer up their thoughts. The look at how this is different from anything else the company has done before, and what may be behind Apple executives choosing to endorse "Becoming Steve Jobs."
A new Steve Jobs biography comes out tomorrow, and Apple's executive team seems much happier about this book than Walter Isaacson's interpretation. Dave Hamilton and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on why the executives like the Brent Schlender, Rick Tetzeli, and George Newbern book so much more. Also, Google games its search results.
Apple is reportedly getting into the streaming TV game, and TMO's John Martellaro thinks they're missing out on a big opportunity to disrupt the market. John and Bryan Chaffin join Jeff Gamet to offer up their thoughts on how Apple could handle in-show advertising, plus have a warning about a new way of brute force hacking into iPhones.
Nintendo is going to make games for the iPhone and iPad, but that may not be as cool as it sounds. Kelly Guimont and Dave Hamilton join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on Nintendo's iOS strategy and if it has a chance of succeeding. They also talk about the Apple Watch choices the TMO staff are making.
Apple is supposedly going to share information with networks to land the deals it needs for their streaming TV service. Dave Hamilton and Kelly Guimont join Jeff Gamet to share their thoughts on why Apple would do that, and exactly what sorts of information that will most likely include-and they change Jeff's perspective in the process. Kelly also has some great tips for improving your productivity in the Mac's Finder.