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This week we talk about Google Photos (https://photos.google.com/) which, of course, prompts us to talk about the business model differences between Apple and Google (http://www.marco.org/2015/05/29/why-not-google).
Moltz mentions Edward Snowden and gets his name wrong but he’s apparently not the only one who does that (https://twitter.com/charlesarthur/status/606483046745964544).
We talk about Photos features (http://www.macworld.com/article/2927919/googles-launches-new-photos-app-with-editing-tools-and-free-unlimited-storage.html) vis-a-vis Photos features (http://www.macworld.com/article/2916078/5-surprising-tips-for-apple-s-new-photos-app.html). No, these simple noun naming conventions aren’t confusing.
Dan talks about his piece on Six Colors speculating on what will be announced at WWDC this year (http://sixcolors.com/post/2015/06/what-to-expect-when-youre-expecting-wwdc-2015/).
We think the situation with Apple’s court-appointed overseer sucks (http://daringfireball.net/linked/2015/05/28/shit-bromwich).
We also talk about HomeKit as devices for it are starting to show up (http://www.macstories.net/news/the-first-homekit-enabled-devices-begin-shipping/).
Dan discusses his travels with his Apple Watch (http://sixcolors.com/post/2015/05/travels-with-the-apple-watch/).
Apple changed the way that the fitness tracker works and… it doesn’t seem to work very well (http://www.mcelhearn.com/did-apple-bait-and-switch-apple-watch-customers-with-fitness-tracker-feature-promises/).
We bemoan the lack of good podcast creation apps but the money just isn’t there (http://www.allenpike.com/2014/podcast-recording/).
Brent Simmons has resigned from Q Branch, if you follow the movements of celebrity developers (http://inessential.com/2015/06/02/resigning_from_q_branch). Actually, he’s done that whether you do or not.
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