Glenn explains why Google will outperform Apple in the future

On Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook delivered his highly anticipated keynote address in Cupertino, California debuting two new versions of the iPhone and the company’s first smartwatch called ‘Apple Watch.’ U2 also gave a surprise performance at the event and gave away half a billion free downloads of their yet-to-be-released album. On radio this morning, Glenn, Pat, and Stu gave their thoughts on the new product launch.

“Did you see U2 released its album for free on iTunes,” Glenn asked. “I would like iTunes to release their watches and phones for free.”

As TheBlaze reported, the Apple Watch is the company’s first completely new product in four years. Additionally, it is Apple’s first wearable device and considered the most ambitious expansion since Cook replaced Steve Jobs three years ago.

While Apple junkies will undoubtedly be lining up to purchase the watch when it comes out early next year, Pat was not particularly impressed.

“I just found out moments ago it works only in conjunction with the iPhone,” Pat said of the Apple Watch. “Get back to me when you've got it working on its own.”

The latest versions of the iPhone both come with larger screens and a more streamline design. The iPhone 6 will feature a 4.7-inch screen, while the iPhone 6 Plus will have a 5.5-inch screen. The screen resolution on the Plus version will be sharper than previous iPhones and the battery life will be longer.

Apple also announced a new payment system known as Apple Pay. According to TheBlaze, consumers will be able to use their phone cameras to capture a photo of their credit cards. Apple will verify the authenticity of the card and store the information in the phone’s Passbook account so people can make payments at a retailer. Partnerships for Apple Pay already include Apple Macy’s, Whole Foods, Walgreens, and Disney stores.

Retailers who participate in the Apple Pay system will need to be outfitted with the proper hardware and software. Pat and Stu believe this represents yet another step toward societal domination for Apple.

“They're smart,” Pat said. “Almost all of society is going to have to buy Apple products.”

But Glenn wasn’t so sure.

“Here’s the ironic thing. Apple is servicing the wealthiest 1%: America. We're the ones buying all the Apple stuff because we can afford it,” Glenn said. “Most people can't afford this… In some parts of South America, the Apple iPhone is a thousand dollars. In Africa, it is the same.”

Glenn believes it is Google – not Apple – that will prove to be the technology company of the future.

“Google [is] building the rest of the world. Apple is spending time on America, and America is a dying market. America is a market that is not going to have all of the wealth that it once had or currently has in the next 10 years,” he explained. “So there are people that are predicting that Apple is on the wrong course because they are going for the elite instead of going for the masses.”

Pat, however, didn’t agree.

“I like the tact that Apple is betting on America. I like that,” Pat said. “They're an American company who are targeting Americans. I think that's great.”

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President Donald Trump's performance at last night's final presidential debate was "brilliant" and "the best he's ever done," Glenn Beck said on the radio program Friday.

Glenn described the moments he thought President Trump came across as "sincere," "kind," and "well-informed," as well as Joe Biden's biggest downfalls for of the night — from his big statement on wanting to eliminate the oil industry to his unsurprising gaffes as the debate neared the end. But, the question remains: was Trump's "brilliant performance" enough to win the election?

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This is a moment "Cynical Theories" author James Lindsay probably hoped would never come. The liberal mathematician and host of the "New Discourses Podcast" recently came out as "unhappily" voting Republican, including for President Donald Trump, because the Democratic Party is now being controlled by a far-left movement that seeks to destroy our country and the U.S. Constitution.

He joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Thursday to explain why this election isn't "Trump versus Biden." It's Trump versus a "movement that wants to tear apart American society at its very foundation." Lindsay warned that if it isn't stopped, the left can toss out our rights by rewriting the Constitution — or abolishing it altogether.

"A lot of people don't understand what's happening with the election we have right now," he said. "They think it's a choice between Donald Trump and Joe Biden. And at the surface level, of course, it is. We're voting for each candidate to be duly put into the office of president. But that's not what we really have going on. We have, in Donald Trump, a man who's going to govern as we've all seen — the way he feels like he's going to govern. And we have in Joe Biden, a man captured by a movement that wants to tear apart the American society at its very foundation."

Lindsay noted the popular leftist narratives that call to "abolish anything they don't like," which now includes the U.S. Constitution. He added that "this is the movement that is controlling the Democratic Party."

"It is my belief, that there has been a largely effective kind of silent coup of the Democratic Party, that's turned it completely under the control of this movement. And that's what we're going to be electing with Joe Biden. So I can't do it," he said.

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Tonight at 9 p.m. ET, 8 p.m. CT, Glenn Beck goes straight to the source of the biggest story in the country with Mayor Rudy Giuliani, who takes us directly into Hunter Biden's alleged laptop.

Despite Big Tech's attempts to squash this story, there should be a mad scramble in the media to get to the bottom of major corruption allegations, but they're willfully ignoring it. However, this is not just a story about Hunter Biden. This is all about Joe Biden. It's a story Glenn has been investigating for over a year that traces back to Ukraine and China. It goes directly to the root of corruption within our political system: How politicians use their family members to enrich the entire clan and sell out their country. While the media looks the other way, Glenn asks Mayor Giuliani to show us the evidence. Giuliani details the chain of possession of the laptop and reveals news that he only had possession of the laptop days before the New York Post story broke. He says, "I reported this the day after I saw it."

He also drops a major bombshell on the show and says Big Tech doesn't want you to see evidence that "establishes with texts, documents, contracts" that "Joe Biden was a 10% partner with a Chinese communist … and there are witnesses that will come forward and testify to it."

Big Tech censorship is out of control. So to watch tonight's explosive episode of Glenn TV, you must be a BlazeTV subscriber. Because Big Tech is doing whatever it can to limit free speech, we're offering our most important discount on BlazeTV ever. Use promo code GLENN to get $30 off a one-year subscription, so you'll have 24/7 access to news and entertainment completely free of biased "fact-checks" and censorship.

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The Senate Judiciary Committee was set to vote on subpoenas to compel Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify on alleged censorship and bias across their platforms. But that all changed when Republican committee members "expressed reservation about the maneuver," Politico reports.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), who chairs Judiciary's Subcommittee on the Constitution, was definitely not one of the committee members with cold feet. On the radio program Tuesday, he told Glenn Beck that he's fighting "vociferously" to ensure Dorsey and others testify before the November 3rd election.

"Jack Dorsey and Mark Zuckerberg are both going to testify. They're are going to testify in person. They're going to testify before Election Day. That's what I think should happen," Cruz said. "That's what I'm fighting vociferously to happen. Right now, the companies are negotiating with the chairman's office to discuss terms to come voluntarily. I don't give a damn whether they come voluntarily or under subpoena. They need to testify in person and answer questions for the American people about why they are trying to steal this election, to suppress the free speech, and to censor the press."

The subpoenas would require Big Tech leaders to testify on the alleged "suppression and/or censorship" of two consecutive blockbuster stories from the New York Post. The first story was about emails that allegedly came from Hunter Biden's computer which are currently being investigated by the FBI, and the second was based on additional emails that allegedly showed communist China directly offering millions of dollars to then-Vice President Joe Biden.

"Big Tech stepped in, and they've done something they've never done before," Cruz explained. "We know that Big Tech has been censoring individual conservatives, trying to suppress conservative speech. But the step they took here is, they blocked if any individual user tried to share either of the New York Post stories, [they] were blocked ... Sharing a news story, from a major media outlet is part of democracy, part of free speech. And not only that, they blocked the New York Post itself. Right now, today, the New York Post is not being allowed to post its own damn stories on corruption. This is ridiculous. It's a threshold that's never been crossed before, of Silicon Valley oligarchs declaring the authority to determine what the press is allowed to report, and who is allowed to see it."

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