Tech Hangout #19 – Games and Thunderbolt 2 vs. USB 3

Introduction

  • Andrew Rouch
  • Benjamin Roethig (Host)
  • Steve ‘Kinetic’ Roberts
  • Patrice Brend’amour
  • Ricardo Garza

The Man with the Golden…. iPhone? (Are you F#^*ing kidding me?)

http://www.imore.com/gold-iphone-5s

Sony clip on lenses.

http://www.theverge.com/2013/8/16/4627390/sony-qx100-qx10-lens-cameras-manual-leak
iCam concept from back in 2011

First PC motherboard with Thunderbolt 2

http://www.anandtech.com/show/7230/asus-introduces-z87deluxequad-worlds-first-thunderbolt-2-certified-motherboard

PS4 Gets Launch Date

http://thatgamingcritic.com/launch-day-of-the-playstation-4-finally-annoucned/
http://www.needforspeed.com/rivals

EA offers refunds on Origin games

http://www.theverge.com/2013/8/19/4638752/origin-one-ups-steam-offers-refunds-on-all-ea-games

BMW reveals the production version of the i3

http://www.gothicauto.com/2013/07/bmw-reveals-production-version-of-i3.html
http://www.renewableenergyfocus.com/view/34056/flexible-thin-film-solar-cells-have-increased-efficiency/

Picks of the Week

Tech Hangout #18 – Cars, trains and trash cans

Introduction

  • Andrew Rouch
  • Kelly Guimont
  • Patrice Brend’amour (Host)
  • Paul Gans
  • Ricardo Garza

Ford Planning to sell an F-150 that runs on Compressed Natural Gas in 2014.

http://www.bidurenergy.com/news-events/ford-motor-company-plans-to-offer-natural-gas-engine-option-in-f-150

Trash cans tracking Smartphone users

http://www.tuaw.com/2013/08/13/trash-cans-tracking-iphone-data-in-london/

Smartphones in the car

http://www.tuaw.com/2013/08/13/audi-releases-interactive-augmented-reality-manual-for-drivers/
https://plus.google.com/u/0/102556613443359275279/posts/S8NAVkuncbe

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop

http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/12/elon-musk-hyperloop/

Picks of the Week

Tech Hangout #17 – Doctors and TVs

Introduction

  • Andrew Rouch
  • Ben Roethig (Host)
  • Steve ‘Kinetic’ Roberts
  • Melissa ‘The Mac Mommy’ Davis
  • Patrice Brend’amour
  • Paul Gans
  • Ricardo Garza

Peter Capaldi is the 12th Doctor

BBC Announcement
Peter Capaldi on IMDB
In the Loop

Shark Week 2013, how the mighty have fallen

http://www.theverge.com/2013/8/5/4590706/discovery-starts-shark-week-with-fake-megalodon-documentary

CBS vs TWC

http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/02/time-warner-cable-drops-cbs-channels-again-cbs-first-time/
http://www.engadget.com/2013/08/06/cbs-ceo-calls-time-warner-cable-proposal-grandstanding/
http://betabeat.com/2013/08/the-ceo-of-cablevision-says-even-his-own-kids-prefer-netflix/

Jeff Bezos of Amazon buys Washington Post for $250 million

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/washington-post-to-be-sold-to-jeff-bezos/2013/08/05/ca537c9e-fe0c-11e2-9711-3708310f6f4d_story.html
http://5mag.co/

Administration overruled ITC

http://www.imore.com/obama-administration-overrules-itc-ban-iphone-4-ipad-2

Tablet Market Explodes

http://www.idc.com/getdoc.jsp?containerId=prUS24253413

XBox One Records at 720p 30fps

http://www.destructoid.com/xbox-one-records-games-in-720p-at-30-frames-per-second-259497.phtml

Picks of the week

Green Screen Apps and Tips

  • Hit Film Deluxe
  • Adobe Deluxe (?)

Hangout about Green Screen

Tech Hangout #16 – Android 4.3 and a ‘Carbon’ iPhone?

Introduction

  • Andrew Rouch
  • Ben Roethig (Host)
  • Patrice Brend’amour
  • Paul ‘Harumph’ Gans
  • Ricardo Garza
  • Steve Sande (TUAW)

Rick’s Android 4.3 Report

http://reviews.cnet.com/operating-systems/google-android-4-3/4505-3671_7-35760688.html http://www.androidcentral.com/nexus-devices-updated-android-43-will-now-have-trim http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRIM

Fragmentation

http://opensignal.com/reports/fragmentation-2013/

Chromecast vs. AirPlay

http://www.tuaw.com/2013/07/26/comparing-chromecast-and-airplay/ http://geekbeat.tv/google-chromecast-first-look-features-and-quirks-revealed/

Plastic iPhone?

http://9to5mac.com/2013/07/29/low-cost-iphone-confirmed-as-plastic-bodied-and-not-yet-in-mass-production-pegatron-report/ http://www.imore.com/iphone-5c-once-again-rumored-be-name-apples-rumored-upcoming-less-expensive-more-colorful-iphone

Works rights violations at Tech Supplier Pegatron (old manufacturing arm of ASUS)

http://www.tuaw.com/2013/07/29/apples-manufacturing-partner-pegatron-under-fire-for-working-co/

300GB Optical Disk

http://www.gizmag.com/300-gb-optical-discs/28494/

Wireless charging at starbucks

http://allthingsd.com/20130729/starbucks-latest-move-ups-the-stakes-in-battle-over-wireless-charging/

Private Companies Plan to put a Telescope on the Moon

http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/19/4537524/plans-for-telescope-on-moons-south-pole-announced

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