Thu, 12 February 2015
This week: more iCar rumors are swirling… is Apple preparing to give Tesla a run for its money? Plus: the industries we want Apple to conquer next; why we need Cupertino to get into the space game; college kids love iPhones more than sexy time; our favorite packs for toting about Apple and DSLR gear; and stay tuned to the end for our new segment, Cross The Streams, where we’ll cover the shows we can’t stop binge-watching.
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This week’s links
Intro: Why Microsoft is better than Mac!!
Don’t cross the streams!
Apple working on something to ‘give Tesla a run for its money’
Read more at http://www.cultofmac.com/311552/apple-working-something-give-tesla-run-money/#RYApXzmmlk34Y1fa.99
Apple now the most valuable company in history
College students crave iPhones more than sex
Read more at http://www.cultofmac.com/#z7HG5bXUGs2wTvum.99
Sling TV, the Netflix for cable, opens doors to all subscribers, with new channels coming - erfon
Our favorite packs to tote your DSLR and Apple gear
Lowepro Photo Sport 200AW - http://store.lowepro.com/photo-sport-200-aw
OGIO Ascent pack - http://ogio.com/backpacks/ascent-pack
Hefty bags - http://www.hefty.com/products/trash-bags/
Polar Excursion - http://www.polerstuff.com/products/the-excursion-pack-combo
Street Walker HardDrive pack - http://www.thinktankphoto.com/products/streetwalker-harddrive-backpack.aspx
Think Tank’s Roller bags (great for serious travel) - http://www.thinktankphoto.com/categories/rolling-camera-bags/airport-series.aspx
All the shows we’re currently steaming
Leander’s been watching Boardwalk Empire but he think it’s gone off the rails. - Amazon Instant Video, HBO Go, and, you know, the internet
If you like the X-Files, you need to watch Fringe - On Netflix
Alex liked Better Call Saul on AMC - TV or internet
Sopranos - Also available on Amazon Instant Video and HBO Go
Luther is a cop tracking down serial killers, and Buster likes it - BCC show available on Netflix