Podcast: The app economy is amazing and terrible
If you live in a big city (like Caitlin in New York, Roman in San Francisco, and Susie in Oakland), you can get pretty much anything your heart desires delivered to your door, and thanks to a host of apps, you don't even have to talk to a person until the doorbell rings—and sometimes not even then. But is the app economy creating a shut-in culture? We discuss our experiences.
Elsewhere, a teaser trailer for the Steve Jobs movie is out, and rumors about a big Apple Watch update as well as a new Apple TV have us intrigued. Samsung and Apple are still battling in court, but we wonder if it might be time for them both to just give it up.
- The shut-in economy by Lauren Smiley on Medium
- Apple has big plans in store for Apple Watch and Apple TV by Caitlin McGarry
- Appeals court rules Samsung won't have to pay $930 million in Apple patent case by Fred O'Connor
- The first 10 Apple Watch games you should play by Andrew Hayward
- Magic, the text-based anything-on-demand service
- Shyp, the service that will mail stuff for you
- Codependent contracting: Couriers demand app company accountability by Julia Carrie Wong from SF Weekly
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