Tech Hangout #49 – The FCC is screwing us

Introduction

  • Andrew Rouch
  • Hal
  • Paul Gans
  • Ricardo Garza
  • Ben Roethig
  • Patrice Brend’amour
  • Steve ‘Kinetic’ Roberts
  • Ben Roethig (Host)

New MacBook Airs with spec bump and price drop

Apple updates MacBook Air
MacBook Air is competing with the iPad

What the #@%@ is Tom Wheeler doing at the FCC???

The Verge article

Nintendo Developing New Console for emerging markets

Nintendo Developing new consoles

Moves promises not to share with new boss Facebook… then changes its mind

Move will share fitness data with Facebook

Samsung Fires mobile design head

Samsung fires design head

iMessage Chief leaves for startup

iMessage Chief leaves Apple

Angela Ahrendts starts with Apple

Angela Ahrendts
Katie Coootn retiring after 18 years

Picks

Tech Hangout #34 – On Trash Cans and crashing tablets

Introduction

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

Oh, F**k you facebook

http://phandroid.com/2013/12/17/facebook-video-ads/

Sprint/T-Mobile Merger?

http://www.imore.com/sprint-reportedly-mulling-t-mobile-bid

UPS delivers tablet… in trash can… on Garage day

http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-57615731-71/ups-leaves-android-tablet-gift-in-trash-can-on-trash-day

Sony Z Ultra troubles

http://www.androidcentral.com/google-play-z-ultra-software-bug-crashes-ui-when-uninstalling-applications

Microsoft Consolidating for Windows “Threshold”

http://www.engadget.com/2013/12/02/microsoft-threshold/?ncid=rss_truncated

Original shows coming to Xbox

http://www.theverge.com/2013/12/14/5210996/microsoft-launching-original-programming-on-xbox-in-first-half-of-2014

Beyonce sells a bunch of records with surprise new album…Target’s Pissed

http://www.apple.com/pr/library/2013/12/16BEYONC-Shatters-iTunes-Store-Records-With-Over-828-773-Albums-Sold-in-Just-Three-Days.html
http://www.today.com/entertainment/target-refuses-carry-beyonces-new-album-fastest-selling-itunes-record-2D11759650

Apple adds gifting options to the iBook store (Patrice)

http://www.macworld.com/article/2081129/apple-adds-gifting-options-to-the-ibookstore.html

iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c rank high in Google searches in 2013

http://www.electronista.com/articles/13/12/17/iphone.5s.5c.rank.high.in.googles.zeitgeist/

Picks

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