Tech Hangout #50 – Texting 911 to unlock Adobe CC

Introduction

  • Andrew Rouch
  • Hal Sherman
  • Ricardo Garza
  • Patrice Brend’amour
  • Benjamin Roethig (Host)

You can text to 911 now

As of today many iPhone users can text 911 in an emergency

Adobe Creative Cloud locked out

Creative Cloud outage

Kim Jong Un the Video game

Kim Jong-un is now the star of a totally serious side-scroller video game

Food Revolution Day 2014

Food Revolution Day

AT&T charges extra for privacy

AT&T’s GigaPower plans turn privacy into a luxury that few would choose

Net Neutrality take II (they actually passed the provisions)

The real battle for net neutrality just began
How Verizon is playing the FCC and its customers

Mac OS X 10.9.3 released, improves 4k video support

Apple releases OS X 10.9.3 software update w/ improved 4K display support, contacts/calendar USB syncing, more

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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

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Tech Hangout #36 – The carriers strike back!

Introduction

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

Federal Courts Strikes a blow to Net Neutrality

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304049704579320500441593462

Target Breach much worse than thought

http://geekbeat.tv/target-breach-included-personal-information/

Google buys Nest Labs

http://www.tuaw.com/2014/01/13/breaking-google-acquires-nest-labs-for-3-2-billion/

Android in the Car (Open Automobile Alliance)

http://geekbeat.tv/ces-2014-open-automotive-alliance-joins-google-with-car-manufacturers/

T-Mobile and AT&T pay your ETFs

http://geekbeat.tv/att-offers-t-mobile-customers-450-to-switch/
http://geekbeat.tv/ces2014-t-mobile-announces-etf-rebate-for-switchers/

Sprint Framily Plans

http://geekbeat.tv/sprint-announces-framily-plans/

Direct TV fires another shot in the war against content providers.

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2014/01/14/directtv-weather-channel/4470233/

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