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Trends With Benefits


Oct 21, 2016

Nintendo Switch review; Tesla goes driverless; SolarCity pay Airbnb Hosts; Google signs CBS; Apple Rumors ahead of product launch

Our latest weekly episode of Trends with Benefits features Dan Gaul, Ashley Salter, Rick Stella and Greg Nibler.

Our topics this week:

Nintendo Switch hybrid console details & Tesla goes fully driverless
  • Nintendo Switch console revealed: Nintendo announced it's newest hardware system today, due to be released in 2017. We'll detail everything we know about this new device that will be a hybrid of both console and mobile gaming! Are we entering another golden age of gaming?

  • Tesla goes fully driverless: Elon Musk has doubled down-on his dream of completely autonomous vehicles, with the proclamation that all future Tesla models will include a full package of autopilot hardware. With all of the public trouble Tesla has had, is this too soon?

  • SolarCity pays Airbnb Hosts: SolarCity announced a unique plan of paying Airbnb hosts $1,000 to convert their house to run on their solar panels. Will that be enough on it's own, to convince someone to shell out $20,000 to $30,000?

  • Google prepares a streaming network: Google has signed on CBS to it's yet-to-launch streaming network. There are also reports that they are in negotiations with Fox, Disney and Viacom. With this addition, is the Streaming TV market becoming too saturated?

  • Apple Rumors: Macbook OLED toolbar: Apple has another mysterious event scheduled for 10/27 called "hello again" and rumors are circulating as to what that means. One speculation is that they will be introducing an OLED toolbar, called "Magic Toolbar".

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