Tech Hangout #2 – Kelly and Doc Rock visit us

Introduction

  • Ben Roethig
  • Patrice
  • Doc Rock
  • Steve ‘Kinetic’ Roberts?
  • “CIA” Paul Gans
  • Kelly “Verso” Guimont

USB 3 vs. Thunderbolt

Especially in the light of the latest announcements: http://www.tuaw.com/2013/04/08/intel-announces-faster-next-gen-thunderbolt/

App Store pricing

  • How much is too much? The value of a developer’s/designer’s work
  • Is Apple actively encouraging low pricing?

Picks

Kelly:

Doc:

Status Board: http://panic.com/statusboard/

Patrice:

Moneyviz: http://www.silverwiz.com/

Paul:

Can I Stream It? http://www.canistream.it/

Ben:
SecondBar http://blog.boastr.net/?page_id=79

Tech Hangout #1: The inaugural Event

Introduction (The Tech Hangout Panel)

  • Ben Roethig
  • Patrice
  • Steve ‘Kinetic’ Roberts

SSD vs Hybrid drives vs HDDs

  • Best bang for your buck?
  • Other considerations (like: use-case, storage requirements, reliability)
  • SSD and HDD prices: http://www.storagenewsletter.com/news/marketreport/when-will-ssd-have-same-price-as-hdd-priceg2

Backups and Sync

  • What are you using?
  • Online vs. offline