Apple: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly


Hour 1

(AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

On the eve of Apple’s next press event announcing another one of its legendary gadgets, we’ll take a look at the human cost of making iPad and iPhones.  Foxconn, the Taiwanese company that produces components for Apple’s products is facing growing criticism over harsh working conditions in its factories.  It’s been reported that employees are subjected to low wages, forced overtime and hazardous health conditions.  There was even a rash of suicides which prompted management to place nets around the building.  Joining us to discuss the working conditions at Foxconn is the Managing Editor for News at PC Magazine Chloe Albanesius.  Later we’ll take a look at some of the things about Apple that we all love, starting with apps.  It seems whatever your issue or problem chances are there’s an app for that.  Web designer and host of the podcast The Daily App Show, Jerad Hill will join in the conversation and tell us about some of the best Apple and Android apps on the market.

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