DigitalOutbox Episode 145

DigitalOutbox Episode 145
DigitalOutbox Episode 145 – Piracy, Google Maps hit iOS and Filters, Filters, Filters.

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Shownotes
1:34 – BPI Chase Pirate Bay Proxies
4:17 – Legit Promo Bay is blocked
5:20 – Nook Video launches in the UK
6:51 – BBC Launch Red Button 2.0
7:19 – BBC iPlayer – focus on Android
9:44 – The Daily shuts down
10:51 – Times Nexus 7 Offer
11:56 – Daily Mirror moves to free on the ipad
13:16 – UK Internet Monitoring Bill to be rewritten
15:27 – EE to roll out 4G to another 17 cities and towns
17:44 – Instagram makes Twitter look worse
19:52 – Twitter adds filters to photos
20:52 – Flickr says me too
23:46 – Yahoo updates mail
26:06 – GMail for iOS version 2
27:50 – Google launch Maps for iPhone
33:10 – Google Kills Free Google Apps For Business
35:30 – 2012
38:08 – Last.fm launch Scrobbler for iOS
40:02 – Sony ceases production on cassette player/recorders

Picks
Ian
1Password 4
– Universal iPad and iPhone
– Faster syncing, cleaner app, better in built browser
– £5.49 for limited time then £10.99

DigitalOutbox Episode 144

DigitalOutbox Episode 144
DigitalOutbox Episode 144 – Tweetro, iTunes 11 and iOS vs Android.

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Shownotes
1:29 – Twitter kills Tweetro
5:09 – Twitter extends discovery
7:15 – iTunes 11 finally out
10:17 – Nokia Here on iOS
12:58 – Apple looks to TomTom for help
16:54 – Why are iOS users more engaged than Android users
23:28 – Google Drive brings Spreadsheet support
25:43 – ‘Piracy’ student Richard O’Dwyer avoids US extradition
27:46 – EE increase it’s mobile broadband allowance
31:08 – Kickstarter sued over 3d printer
34:15 – Microsoft release Surface Pro pricing
36:34 – IE10 funny video from Microsoft
38:15 – Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’ becomes most viewed YouTube video of all time
39:39 – Wii U Out Now

Picks
Ian
Fantastical for iPhone
– Easy to use calendar for iPhone
– Fast, syncs with iCal, far cleaner interface
– Quickest way to add calendar entries

Flashout 3D
– Nice Wipeout clone for iOS
– Fast, good graphics
– Weapons not so hot
– Steering is tricky but give it time ad you get used to it
– Fast!
– Next update will allow you to import own music (my Wipeout playlists are ready!)

DigitalOutbox Episode 142

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

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Shownotes
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

Picks
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?

DigitalOutbox Episode 141

DigitalOutbox Episode 141
DigitalOutbox Episode 141 – Barack, Comet and Halo

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Shownotes
1:08 – Barack Wins Social Media
3:38 – Number 10 dashboard
6:46 – Comet crash
9:22 – Instagram launches web profiles
11:41 – Apple finally writes its apology
13:17 – Smart streetlights controlled via iPads to be used in London
17:00 – Elite Dangerous on Kickstarter
20:49 – Xbox Smartglass out for Android and iOS
25:29 – Halo 4

DigitalOutbox Episode 140

DigitalOutbox Episode 140
DigitalOutbox Episode 140 – Google Nexus Family, Apple Cuts and Windows Phone 8

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Shownotes
1:33 – Google Nexus updates
19:51 – Google Play Music heads to Europe
22:36 – Google brings advanced voice search to iOS
26:52 – Scott Forstall, John Browett To Leave Apple As Ive, Cue, Mansfield And Federighi Take On New Roles
33:12 – Apple publishes apology to Samsung
35:25 – Apple delays iTunes 11
35:50 – Windows Phone 8
41:01 – Kickstarter launches in the UK
46:14 – ITV Player revamp brings ad-free TV rentals, keeps the free catch-ups
47:22 – Disney buy Lucasfilm