Kevin Michaluk of Mobile Nations joins Rene to talk about Facebook’s $16 billion WhatsApp acquisition, not mistaking products for businesses, the value of user-base, the mobile hierarchy of needs, BBM’s missed opportunity, LINE, WeChat, Kik, and more.
Leo Laporte, Andy Ihnatko, Alex Lindsay, Don McAlister, and I talk rumors of an Apple TV, 15 years of Apple's homepage, passionate photos from a new Mac Pro owner, and more. Give it a listen and let me know what you think!
Matthew Panzarino, co-editor of TechCrunch joins Rene to talk about why mobile is going wearable, how contextual information and sensors are evolving, and how Apple, Google, Samsung, and everyone else will try and sell them to us.
Ben Thompson of Stratechery joins Rene to talk about Microsoft’s new CEO, Satya Nadella and the challenges he faces making money in mobile, why Motorola was so important to Lenovo, what it means for Samsung and Apple, and why good products aren't enough.
David Barnard of Contrast joins Rene and Peter to talk about bringing Launch Center Pro to iPad, whether in-app purchases are ruining apps, ratings requests, Paper fights, and the rage-of-mouth of Flappy Bird. Also: your questions answered!
ZEN & TECH is Mobile Nations' lifestyle podcast where we work on centering your inner geek and using technology to help reduce stress and live better lives. In today's episode, Georgia and Rene talk about how to take the stress out of your — or your children's' —studies, including tips on getting it done faster and better, and the tools, tech, and apps that can help!