Google I/O and Apple’s WWDC are uncomfortably close this year, and as Google previewed the next iteration of Android, it was impossible to not mentally compare each feature to what Apple does–or ought to do. With I/O in the bag, we welcome Greenbot’s Android-obsessed staff writer, Florence Ion, to the Macworld podcast to talk about what Google is up to, what Apple should copy, and why Google Cardboard makes us queasy. (Turns out, virtual reality may be tougher on women than men.)
Elsewhere, Thunderbolt 3 looks awfully familiar, HomeKit is finally launching, Apple’s streaming service probably isn’t just yet, and a mystery person could nab $100,000 for recycling some old junk that turned out to be a rare Apple I. Good times.
Thunderbolt’s future on the Mac could be saved by the USB-C port by Jason Snell
WWDC 2015 preview: 5 huge announcements we expect from Apple on June 8 by Caitlin McGarry
The first 5 HomeKit accessories are finally here by Caitlin McGarry
Woman who unwittingly recycled an Apple I has $100k coming her way by Nick Mediati
Is the Oculus Rift sexist? by danah boyd
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