The Spin-Up Show Episode 7 Show Notes (4/2/17)

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This week for NAI:

  • 54 subscribers on YouTube
  • Two new articles: Samsung Galaxy S8 and SpaceX Rocket Launch
  • New video: Introducing the iPhone 10B (yes, it was an April Fools’ Day joke!)

Articles:

  • Release of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+: http://www.trustedreviews.com/samsung-galaxy-s8-review
    • Specs for the S8
      • 5.8-inch quad-HD Infinity Display (AMOLED)
      • Samsung Exynos 8895 (Europe and Asia) or Qualcomm Snapdragon (USA)
      • 4GB RAM, 64GB storage (microSD up to 256GB)
      • 3000mAh battery with wireless and fast charging
      • Camera
        • Same physical parts
        • Single 12-megapixel sensor
        • Wide f/1.7 lens
        • Front camera: 8 megapixels, f/1.7 and autofocus
      • Iris and fingerprint scanner (located on back of device)
      • Bixby personal assistant
      • Android 7.0 Nougat with Google Assistant
        • Will Assistant clash well with Bixby?
    • Desktop Experience
      • DeX, similar to Microsoft’s Continuum
        • Two USB-A ports and an Ethernet port
        • Dock also has fans
        • $150, available late April
      • Mention the Ubuntu phone
  • “Uber” for private jets is having some issues: https://www.theverge.com/2017/3/28/15055046/jetsmarter-app-membership-cost-reviews-high-prices-lawsuits
    • Used to be a $7,000 annual membership fee and $2,000 initiation charge for an unlimited number of private jet reservations
      • Benefits and costs associated with the membership began to change
        • Free helicopter rides to the airport removed
        • Free meals removed
        • Increased cost
        • No more reserving the entire plane without paying extra
    • Members are upset
      • Some are taking JetSmarter to court
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Zachary Sherman

Since I was a small child, everything tech has interested me. A few years ago, I started watching tech YouTube and after putting two and two together and meeting Alex, we started creating New and Improved.

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