DigitalOutbox Episode 304

Chris and Ian discuss Uber, MWC and the Nintendo Switch

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DigitalOutbox Episode 295

Chris and Ian discuss Yahoo, DJI Mavic and Oculus Rift, Fitbit Charge 2 and Amazon Echo

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DigitalOutbox Episode 264

Chris and Ian discuss the Investigatory Powers Bill, Fast Broadband and Heart Twitter

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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 193

DigitalOutbox Episode 193
DigitalOutbox Episode 193 – Big Dog, Nest and CES

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1:11 – BlackBerry teams up with Foxconn for budget smartphones as sales continue to plunge
2:30 – Blockbuster gone
3:23 – BT default ‘porn filter’ switched on
9:45 – Pirate Bay unveils ambitious new software scheme to foil anti-piracy measures
11:12 – Gmail now lets you email your Google+ connections, but addresses are only shared when you hit send
13:21 – Google acquires Boston Dynamics
16:15 – Google acquires Nest
21:28 – EE now has over 2 million 4G LTE subscribers in the UK
22:33 – Instant messaging overtook SMS in the UK last year, will surpass it by more than 2:1 in 2014
23:34 – NSA collects millions of text messages daily in ‘untargeted’ global sweep
28:38 – London rolls out smart parking sensors
29:55 – Nintendo 3DS game sales up 45% to 16m in 2013, as lifetime hardware sales top 11.5m in the US
32:49 – CES

Picks
Ian
Wordiest for Android
– Form two words from 14 letters (some with bonuses attached), then see how you did versus 100 other players given the same starting letters.
– Free, fun addictive

Chris
The Stanley Parable
– Get it from Steam 9.99
– Had me in stitches and a brilliant concept.
– Can’t say any more because it would spoil the game.

DigitalOutbox Episode 188

DigitalOutbox Episode 188
DigitalOutbox Episode 188 – Deja Vu – Blackberry Fail and Patents

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1:08 – BlackBerry Takes $1B Investment From Fairfax, Others, Replaces CEO Thorsten Heins
4:39 – Twitter Prices IPO Above Estimates At $26 Per Share, Raising $1.82B At Valuation Of Up To $18B
9:26 – Patent war goes nuclear: Microsoft, Apple-owned Rockstar sues Google
13:19 – Google Patented the ‘Heart’ Gesture and Other Fun Hand Moves
14:35 – Tesco petrol stations use face-scan tech to target ads
17:51 – Milton Keynes in UK to trial £1.5m driverless car scheme
20:05 – Google ordered to remove Max Mosley orgy pictures
22:08 – Google Now for iOS up to par with Android app, updated with notifications, reminders, and more
27:50 – Google Drive for iOS adds support for multiple accounts, single sign-in, and printing
28:00 – Microsoft finally takes on Google Docs with real-time editing in Office Web Apps
28:34 – Out of the picture: why the world’s best photo startup is going out of business
33:11 – Full Gran Turismo 6 game details revealed