DigitalOutbox Episode 318

Chris and Ian discuss Equifax, Uber, HTC and nae queue’s

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DigitalOutbox Episode 255

Chris and Ian discuss Alphabet and Samsung

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DigitalOutbox Episode 239

We are back! Chris and Ian discuss the weeks news and catch up on Mobile World Congress, Game Developers Conference and the Apple Keynote. It’s a long one!

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Ian
Cities: Skylines
– £22.99
– Mac, PC, Linux
– Sim city builder
– Addictive and you need a bit of strategy especially around transport
– Some bits tedious – water and sewers done manually, demolition of abandoned buildings
– Overall awesome 🙂
– Mods
– Custom buildings, fixes etc
– Save Games
– GTA map, completed cities
– Maps
– Many towns from around the world
– Can make your own

DigitalOutbox Episode 202

DigitalOutbox Episode 202
DigitalOutbox Episode 202 – Facebook buys Oculus, MS Office for iPad

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0:51 – Facebook buying Oculus VR for $2 billion
8:14 – Twitter introduces photo tagging, multiple photos in a single tweet
10:29 – Google Now Comes To Chrome On The Desktop For Windows And Mac
11:25 – Announcing the Office you love, now on the iPad
15:17 – UK telecoms watchdog says BT was most complained about broadband and pay TV provider in Q4 2013
17:17 – The new HTC One
20:23 – Tax change could hit music and e-book downloads
22:15 – UK games developers get cash boost
23:34 – Xbox One users to begin receiving warnings for bad behaviour online

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Chris
Chromecast
– £30
– Simple
– Works well so far but with limited options
– Always on is at first annoying, but then it’s always there ready to cast

DigitalOutbox Episode 159

DigitalOutbox Episode 159
DigitalOutbox Episode 159 – Google Store, HTC One and Facebook celebs

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1:33 – Mayor Pumps $33M Into London Startups With New MMC London Fund
4:30 – HMV branches sold to Hilco, saving 141 branches
6:31 – LulzSec hacktivists plead guilty to cyber-attacks on NHS, Sony and NI
8:14 – Google store updates
11:22 – 4G mobile broadband speeds ‘doubling’, says EE
14:32 – HTC – Great One reviews, poor profits
18:06 – Samsung unveils 6.3in Galaxy Mega smartphone
21:48 – Facebook starts charging users up to £11 to contact celebrities
23:41 – Apple Pulls App Discovery App ‘AppGratis’ From App Store
28:05 – Googles New Inactive Account Manager Gives You Control Over Your Digital Afterlife

DigitalOutbox Episode 142

DigitalOutbox Episode 142
DigitalOutbox Episode 142 – Sinofsky leaves Microsoft, Windows Adverts and Liveblog Wars.

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6:57 – Windows head Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft
10:47 – Windows 8 Hidden Feature
16:07 – Realtime War
18:06 – Government services go digital
21:53 – Queen chooses Samsung
23:39 – Judges tear into Apple
25:21 – Apple and HTC settle patents litigation
28:43 – UK 4G Auction Rules detailed

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Ian
Evernote
– New updates for iOS and Mac
– Easier to use
– Nice looking Mac app now

100000 Stars
– Nice app for Chrome browsers

Chris
Curiosity – what’s inside the box?
– Intriguing game for mobile devices
– Someone will eventually find whats inside the box – will it be you?