DigitalOutbox Episode 194

DigitalOutbox Episode 194
DigitalOutbox Episode 194 – Obama reforms NSA, Twitter abuse and Windows 7

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Shownotes
1:11 – BlackBerry team as sales continue to plunge
5:53 – Ex-footballer Collymore accuses Twitter over abusive messages
11:00 – UK mobile and broadband providers must let you leave mid-contract if they hike their prices
13:35 – Forget Glass, Google[x] is testing a smart contact lens for diabetics
15:16 – Windows 7 ‘back by popular demand’, says HP as it targets wary consumers
17:43 – Apple Promises to Fix iOS 7 ‘White Screen of Death’
19:38 – Nintendo forecasts loss amid weak Wii U sales
23:20 – Kinect to blame for BBC iPlayer on Xbox One delay, says developer

Picks
Ian
Stockfish for Mac
– A beautiful, powerful chess app.
– Play two-player games on the beautiful chess board, or get instant accurate analysis of any game. Stockfish will tell you who’s winning and calculate the best move.
– Supports retina screens
– Stockfish is powered by the open source Stockfish chess engine, which is one of the strongest chess engines in the world.
– If you have a Mac Pro (or any Mac for that matter), the Stockfish engine can take full advantage of your hardware. Just open up the preferences and hit the “Optimize for Maximum Performance” button. Stockfish’s analysis speed scales nearly linearly with the number of cores you dedicate to analysis.
– Free

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Ian

Ian lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland. By day he works in the IT department for a large manufacturing company but outside work he is a keen follower of all things digital. In 2006 he switched to using a Mac and has never looked back. To find out more about Ian visit the about page for more info.