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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