Episode 199: It’s Going To Be Insanely Good

Manton buys a “new” iPhone and Daniel buys a modern one. They discuss the new U.S. phone-financing payment programs, Apple’s rumored new car coming in 2019, and Manton’s plea to listeners to understand his argument for web access on Apple TV.

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  • iPhone 5s – Manton gets a new phone but opts to stick with the smaller form factor.
  • iPhone 6s – Daniel goes for the top of the line, but stays away from plus.
  • Apple Car 2019 – The Wall Street Journal article suggests Apple has 2019 as its target for shipping a car.
  • Sony – A once-great electronics company that may have taken on too many industries.
  • Tesla Motors – A leader in the electric car business.
  • Quest for a Fantastic Future – Ashlee Vance book about Elon Musk.
  • The Talk Show #131 – John Gruber and Rene Ritchie talk up Apple’s interior construction abilities.
  • The Web Without HTML – Manton responds to feedback about his pro-web Apple TV stance.
  • Wrap-up Thoughts on the TV Web – Manton let’s Gruber have the last word … well, almost!

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September 25, 2015 at 9:00 am.