DigitalOutbox Episode 229

DigitalOutbox Episode 229
DigitalOutbox Episode 229 – YouTube Music Key, MS Opens Sources .NET and Halo Woe

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Spotify’s Daniel Ek responds to Taylor Swift: we’ve paid artists $2 billion
YouTube’s long-awaited music subscription service launches, and the first 6 months are free for invitees
Facebook Debuts ‘Privacy Basics’ And Updates Policies To Reflect More Personalized Ads
Microsoft Launches Free, Unrestricted Version Of Visual Studio For Small Teams
Microsoft bins Nokia name with new smartphone range
UK telecoms watchdog: EE and O2 offer fastest 4G downloads, while Three lags behind
UK operator GiffGaff is now offering customers 4G connectivity, from £12 per month
Samsung starts selling Gear VR in December, plans additional VR headsets and crazy VR live streams
Chromecast Aims To Be The Focal Point Of Family Games Night With New Apps
Amazon seeks UK drone experts for delivery service

DigitalOutbox Episode 228

DigitalOutbox Episode 228
DigitalOutbox Episode 228 – Microsoft and Dropbox, Amazons Echo, Games

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GCHQ’s Robert Hannigan says tech firms ‘in denial’ on extremism
Dropbox – We’re partnering with Microsoft
Google CEO Larry Page Reorgs Staff, Anoints Sundar Pichai as New Product Czar
Google releases redesigned Android Calendar app with contextual autocomplete and more visual content
Malicious software campaign targets Apple users in China
Samsung works with West Yorkshire Police force to deploy the Galaxy Note 3
Amazon Begins Extending Prime-Member Perks to Other Shopping Sites
Amazon introduces Echo, a voice-controlled assistant for your home
Jawbone launches 2 new 24/7 activity trackers: the UP Move and UP3, priced at $50 and $180
Games

DigitalOutbox Episode 227

DigitalOutbox Episode 227
DigitalOutbox Episode 227 – Google Inbox, Yosemite and eveyone gets healthy

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Google CEO Larry Page Reorgs Staff, Anoints Sundar Pichai as New Product Czar
Google announces Inbox: A more intelligent way to handle email
Google Fit App Now Available For Android Devices
Microsoft Health platform launches with payments-friendly, $199 Band wearable
Fitbit Joins the Smartwatch Race, and Replaces the Rash-y Force With a New Wristband
UK operator EE switches on ‘4G+’ in London with speeds of up to 150Mbps – but not for your iPhone 6
Twitter introduces Fabric, its first platform for mobile app developers
Facebook built a forum platform for your smartphone inside the new Rooms app
Apple No Longer Rejecting Calculator Widgets From The App Store
Yosemite Thoughts
Amazon takes on Chromecast with new $39 Fire TV Stick
PS4 firmware 2.0: Why Share Play is the single most exciting thing to happen to gaming

DigitalOutbox Episode 226

DigitalOutbox Episode 226
DigitalOutbox Episode 226 – Apple iPads and Retina iMac, Google Nexus 6 & 9

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2:26 – Apple Keynote
21:15 – Google Android Announcements
33:48 – BBC to publish ‘right to be forgotten’ removals list
35:26 – Facebook Launches “Safety Check” Feature For Major Disasters
36:25 – Google changes ‘to fight piracy’ by highlighting legal sites
37:27 – Spotify announces family plans for up to 5 users
39:07 – Twitters Music Card Now Plays In Its Mobile Apps And Supports iTunes Previews
40:05 – Tweets from accounts you dont follow will soon appear in your timeline
41:29 – Amazon launches Pass My Parcel for same-day in-store order collection in the UK
43:26 – HBO will launch a standalone streaming service in the US next year
44:53 – Steam pulls game after its developer tweets Gabe Newell death threat

DigitalOutbox Episode 225

DigitalOutbox Episode 225
DigitalOutbox Episode 225 – RIPA, HP and Evernote

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1:30 – EE, Vodafone and Three give police mobile call records at click of a mouse
4:04 – HP To Become Two Companies As Consumer PC And Printer Business Splits From Corporate Services
6:46 – Evernote Conference
13:09 – Tesco unveils the £129 Hudl2
16:11 – British music fans have streamed twice as many songs in 2014
18:14 – BBC iPlayer shows now available for 30 days
20:02 – EE launches home TV service in UK
21:58 – Plex releases app for Xbox One and Xbox 360, new TV UI with focus on discovery

DigitalOutbox Episode 224

DigitalOutbox Episode 224
DigitalOutbox Episode 224 – Windows 10 and Ello

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1:21 – Windows 10
8:30 – Microsoft Sway
10:31 – eBay to Spin Off PayPal With New CEOs for Two Publicly Traded Companies
15:04 – Peter Nunn jailed for Twitter abuse of MP Stella Creasy
18:29 – CloudFlare gives Internet a present: free, no-hassle Universal SSL
20:13 – New Apple tool helps you avoid buying a stolen iPhone or iPad
22:12 – DVLA tax disc renewal website buckles under pressure of high demand
25:26 – Podcasting industry starts to fulfil its financial potential
27:51 – Ello: the anti-Facebook meant to be private and pretty, but not this popular
32:07 – Pebble drops the price of its smartwatches by $50, adds background fitness and sleep tracking
33:26 – UK legalises music, film and e-book back-ups
34:26 – Radiohead’s Thom Yorke Tests The Waters With A Paid BitTorrent Album