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Mike’s List

  • Items
    • VR – Samsung Gear, Oculus
    • Apple’s new MacBook
    • Apple Watch
    • Ecobee
    • Google OnHub router TP-Link
    • Kangaroo


  • Trends
    • Home gigabit internet speeds – Google, Cox, and others
    • Lyft and Uber
      • Makes travel easy
      • Safe rides home after drinking – my generation is using these services and have far fewer DUI’s


    • Cheap and affordable SSD
    • Podcast growth
    • Streaming music – now a standard
      • Spotify – Browse

Jim’s List (Tech that made a difference in 2015)

  • Amazon Echo
  • Microsoft Band 2
  • iPhone
  • – Video conferencing in general
  • Philips Hue Lights
  • Beer while podcasting – second that
  • Facebook messenger replaces text messaging for my family
  • The rise in bitcoin price since we had Edward on the Show in July $286 to $447 today
  • Running more podcasting on Azure – may save this for the future show next week

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