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

DigitalOutbox Episode 223

DigitalOutbox Episode 223
DigitalOutbox Episode 223 – Does it bend?

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0:50 – Larry Ellison Will Step Down as CEO of Oracle, Will Remain as CTO
4:01 – Cracking the problem of online identification
7:52 – Unix/Linux Bash: Critical security hole uncovered – ShellShock
10:38 – The Blackberry Passport is the most unusual smartphone on the market
19:09 – Apples New Flexible iPhone 6 Plus?
22:44 – Apple Pulls iOS 8.0.1 Update Amid Reports of Problems
27:47 – Amazon launches Kindle Unlimited – a Netflix-for-books – in the UK
29:45 – Crescent Bay is Oculus’ newest version of the Rift hardware, and one step closer to retail
31:39 – Steam Is Getting A Massive Overhaul
33:17 – Microsoft drops the price of the Xbox One to £329.99 in the UK

DigitalOutbox Episode 222

DigitalOutbox Episode 222
DigitalOutbox Episode 222 – Minecraft, iOS8 and U2

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2:26 – Microsoft is buying Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5 billion
4:45 – Im leaving Mojang
7:27 – Android One Is Launching in India, but Its a Big Deal for Everyone
10:50 – Heartbroken Phones 4u team braces for up to 5,600 redundancies as company goes into administration
13:30 – Apple reveals 4m pre-orders for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in first 24 hours
14:38 – iOS8 launch
25:59 – Amazon unveils the £169 Kindle Voyage, a premium e-reader with haptic page-turning
29:16 – Amazon introduces the next-gen Fire HDX 8.9 tablet with the latest Fire OS 4 Sangria
31:37 – Destiny becomes UK’s biggest ever new game launch
32:45 – People hate U2

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Humble Indie Bundle 12
– Pay What You Want
– SteamWorld Dig
– Hammerwatch
– Gunpoint
– Beat the Average
– Papers, Please
– Luftrausers
– Gone Home
– More to come…
– Pay at Least $10
– Prison Architect (Alpha Access)