The Talk Show
‘I Touched Ron Johnson’, With Guest John Moltz
Thursday, 30 April 2015
John Moltz returns to the show. Topics include Gruber’s retina, Apple Watch backorders and the watch itself, news from Microsoft’s Build conference, how to introduce yourself to people you’ve publicly branded a “jackass”, and more.
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Sony makes $20 per iPhone 6 and Galaxy S6 from image sensors.
Sony loses money on its own phone handsets.
Ben Bajarin on Xiaomi slump in phone sales in China. (And Apple’s rise.)
Microsoft’s impressive HoloLens demo at Build this week.
Windows 10 to Run Recompiled Android and iOS Apps.
VentureBeat and Recode both fall for iSuppli’s claim that Apple Watch Sport costs only $83 to manufacture.
Tim Cook, earlier this week, on these speculative cost breakdowns: “I’ve never seen one that is anywhere close to being accurate.”
Mike Rundle argues Apple Watch is too small.
Dr. Drang visualizes declining iPad sales.
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