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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Tech Hangout #15 – A lot going on in the Apple world

Introduction

  • Andrew Rouch
  • Ben Roethig (Hosts)
  • Patrice Brend’amour
  • Ricardo Garza

Apple Q3 results

http://www.tuaw.com/2013/07/23/apple-announces-q3-2013-financial-results/

Security breach in Apple’s Developer Portal

http://www.tuaw.com/2013/07/22/apples-developer-center-hacked-by-security-researcher-to-highli/
http://www.tuaw.com/2013/07/21/apple-acknowledges-that-developer-site-was-hacked/

Verizon Wireless Introduces Three New Droid Phones

http://www.nerd-news.com/2013/07/verizon-wireless-introduces-three-new.h

Battery Technology

http://gigaom.com/2013/05/21/a-lithium-ion-battery-that-can-last-25-longer-from-startup-amprius/

Movie: Now you see me

http://trailers.apple.com/trailers/summit/nowyouseeme/
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1670345/

Tech Hangout #14 – JUMPing carriers

Introduction

  • Benjamin Roethig (Host)
  • Andrew Rouch
  • Patrice Brend’amour
  • Paul ‘Harumph’ Gans
  • Ricardo Garza

Tim Stevens leaves Engadget

http://techcrunch.com/2013/07/15/tim-stevens-out-at-engadget-marc-perton-to-take-over-temporarily/

Rise of the upgrade plans

T-Mobile JUMP:
http://geekbeat.tv/t-mobile-introduces-new-plans-sprint-news-and-more/

AT&T NEXT:
http://geekbeat.tv/att-introduces-next-upgrade-plan/

Sprint My Way and All in
http://phandroid.com/2013/07/11/sprint-announces-unlimited-my-way-all-in-plans/

Logic Pro X

http://www.geekbeat.tv/LogicProX

Spacewalk Aborted After Dangerous Water Leak in Astronaut’s Helmet

http://news.yahoo.com/video/spacewalk-aborted-dangerous-water-leak-170700762.html

Hi Tech Parking Garage (For Bicycles)

http://gizmodo.com/5965336/japans-eco-cycle-stows-bikes-in-a-quake+proof-underground-storage-cylinder

Hybrids and Electric Cars

http://www.fiatusa.com/en/2013/500e/
http://www.ford.com/cars/cmax/

Tech Hangout #13 – App Stores and Robots

Introduction

  • Benjamin Roethig (Host)
  • Andrew Rouch
  • Steve ‘Kinetic’ Roberts
  • Patrice Brend’amour
  • Paul ‘Harumph’ Gans
  • Ricardo Garza
  • Melissa ‘TheMacMommy’ Davis

Addendum: Android Jellybean surpasses Gingerbread

http://www.engadget.com/2013/07/08/android-jelly-bean-usage-surpasses-gingerbread/

App Store trademark war over

http://www.macrumors.com/2013/07/09/apple-and-amazon-settle-app-store-dispute/

5th Anniversary of the Apple App Store

http://appleinsider.com/articles/13/07/08/apple-takes-popular-ios-apps-free-as-app-store-5th-anniversary-approaches
http://www.tuaw.com/2013/07/08/apple-celebrates-5-years-of-the-app-store/

SprintBankWire. Its all over. Thank you God!

http://thenextweb.com/insider/2013/07/09/sprint-completes-its-acquisition-of-clearwire/

Pacific Rim

http://www.theverge.com/2013/7/8/4501378/pacific-rim-review
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1663662/
http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/pacific_rim_2013/

Bionic eyes

http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/07/a-bionic-eye-renders-the-world-in-6×9-resolution-for-the-blind/

Picks of the week

Intellivision

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Intellivision_games

Public Service Announcement: Alpha, Beta, and developer preview.

http://bugreport.apple.com

Tech Hanghout #12: Oh Google….

Introduction

  • Ben Roethig (Host)
  • Andrew Rouch
  • Patrice Brend’amour
  • Rick Garza (Green Tech)
  • Victoria Harrison
  • Dock Rock

Oh Google

troubles getting this started

Post- reader world

http://www.tuaw.com/2013/06/30/last-call-everything-you-need-to-prepare-for-the-google-reader/
http://www.tuaw.com/2013/06/30/third-party-rss-readers-which-ones-are-ready-for-the-google-re/

Data Centers are taking over the world

http://www.slashgear.com/20mw-apple-solar-farm-in-reno-planned-with-high-tech-panels-02288720/
https://www.facebook.com/notes/lule%C3%A5-data-center/lule%C3%A5-goes-live/474321655969861
http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/02/us-apple-solar-idUSBRE96102E20130702
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nellis_Solar_Power_Plant

Canon EOS 70D: Crazy auto focus. The next step in (semi professional) video production

http://www.canonrumors.com/2013/07/canon-eos-70d-announced/
http://www.engadget.com/2013/07/02/canon-70d-hands-on/
http://youtu.be/0TNL9Y2AnBk

App Camp 4 Girls

http://www.appcamp4girls.com/
http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/app-camp-for-girls

Tech Hangout #11 – Platform talk

Introduction

  • Ricardo Garza (Host)
  • Patrice Brend’amour (Twitter: @casual_kitchen)
  • Ben Roethig (Zombie Representative)
  • Andrew Rouch

Fragmentation: iOS 7 and Android

http://www.tuaw.com/2013/06/21/apple-ios-fragmentation-what-ios-fragmentation/

Windows 8/8.1

http://thenextweb.com/microsoft/2013/06/01/june-will-be-the-last-month-in-which-windows-vista-has-more-market-share-than-windows-8/

http://www.zdnet.com/new-usage-stats-show-windows-holding-steady-as-pc-sales-drop-7000016211/

http://www.zdnet.com/windows-8-continues-to-fail-7000016222/

Microsoft bringing its games to mobile devices

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/24/us-microsoft-games-idUSBRE95N16J20130624

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_video_games_published_by_Microsoft_Studios

http://xlengine.com/

Tech Hangout #10 – What’s wrong with our carriers?

Introduction

  • Ben Roethig (Host)
  • Rick Garza (Green Tech)
  • Andrew Rouch
  • Shawn ‘Doc Rock’ Boyd = Sexy beast 🙂
  • Steve ‘Kinetic’ Roberts
  • Melissa Davis
  • Kelly Guimont
  • Patrice Brend’amour

E3: Xbox One vs. PS4

http://geekbeat.tv/e3-2013-microsoft-talks-games-for-xbox-one-xbox-360/
http://geekbeat.tv/e3-2013-sony-playstation-4-event-wins-the-console-war/
http://www.ea.com/news/q%26a-brian-lindley,-producer,-plants-vs-zombies-garden-warfare

Parenting today vs. when we grew up

http://www.amazon.com/The-Culture-Fear-Americans-Minorities/dp/0465003362

Waze acquired by Google

http://techcrunch.com/2013/06/11/its-official-google-buys-waze-giving-a-social-data-boost-to-its-location-and-mapping-business/

Sprint vs Clearwire vs DISH

http://www.theverge.com/2013/6/17/4439962/sprint-sues-to-stop-dishs-clearwire-acquisition-plans

Kelly suggests

http://www.tuaw.com/2013/06/17/rumor-roundup-samsung-fan-fiction/

Mobile carriers in the US

iPhone Antenna: http://www.tuaw.com/2010/06/25/the-science-behind-the-iphone-4s-antennas/