DigitalOutbox Episode 233

Chris and Ian vent at David Cameron, lament Google Glass and plot who they can send glitter to.

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Manual
– £1.49
– Full independent control of Shutter, ISO, White Balance, Focus and Exposure Compensation
– Cool Things® – Live monitor automatic exposure values, Histogram, Focus Zoom, Photos save directly to Camera Roll, Fill Flash (Flashlight) Mode, Light and Dark Themes, EXIF Viewer, Rule of Thirds Grid
– Fun launch video too

DigitalOutbox Episode 232

This week Chris and Ian catch up on some tech news from the last few weeks and take a look at their CES highlights. So they chat about TV’s for 20 minutes.

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Desert Golfing
– Free
– Endless golf game
– Perfect for 5 minute time fills

Chris
Rules!
– 4×4 grid of tiles showing a picture and a number.
– Bit like ‘Simple Simon’ – Starts with one rule. Numbers ascending.
– Click tiles by following the rule.
– Then another rules is added – say ‘green monster’
– So you click all green monsters – then numbers ascending…
– Then another rule is added etc…
– Time limit.
– £1.49

DigitalOutbox Episode 231

DigitalOutbox Episode 231
Join Chris and Ian as they discuss the Sony Hack, Europe wanting to split Google and the highlights from the Playstation Expo. There’s even a pick.

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Crossy Road
– Free
– iPad and iPhone
– Endless frogger
– Very addictive

DigitalOutbox Episode 230

DigitalOutbox Episode 230
DigitalOutbox Episode 230 – Snoopers Charter, Twitter Search and Nokia Tablet

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UK ISPs to introduce jihadi and terror content reporting button
Internet data plan back on political agenda
Skype for Web brings plugin-free instant messaging directly to your browser, video and voice to follow
Facebook launches FB Techwire to help journalists find breaking tech news
Facebook Launches Standalone Groups App To Stoke Micro-Sharing
Twitter opens its archive of every public tweet ever sent
Amazon adds 10,500 Post Office parcel pick-up points across the UK
Nokia gets back into hardware with the $249 N1 Android tablet

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