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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Picks
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 221

DigitalOutbox Episode 221
DigitalOutbox Episode 221 – Apple Watch, iPhone 6 and IFA

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Shownotes
1:11 – Amazons Twitch Acquisition Is Official
5:14 – Apple iCloud Storage pricing
7:24 – Twitpic, Already Sidelined By Twitter, Shuts Down After Trademark Spat
10:00 – You can now buy things directly on Twitter
11:58 – Bank customers to sign in with ‘finger vein’ technology
14:31 – GiffGaff to scrap most of its unlimited data bundles
17:31 – Amazon Fire TV available for pre-order in the UK and Germany for £79
19:04 – Amazon cuts Fire phone price to $0.99 in the US, opens Germany and UK pre-orders; will ship September 30
20:44 – Meet Toshiba’s £99 Windows tablet PC
23:17 – ASUS ZenWatch will retail for ‘under £199’
25:10 – Samsung announces the Galaxy Note
25:49 – Samsung’s Galaxy Note Edge has a display that curves over one side
28:55 – Samsung enters the virtual reality race with the Gear VR headset
29:48 – Samsung Gear S
32:09 – Sony joins the Android Wear ranks with underwhelming SmartWatch 3
34:14 – Sony perfects the Xperia formula with new Z3 family of mobile devices
35:16 – Motorolas next generation Moto G stretches to a 5in screen
36:10 – Motorolas Moto X – like a smartphone, but in leather
37:23 – Motorola Moto 360 – a smartwatch masquerading as a classic time piece
39:20 – iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus
46:27 – Apple Pay
50:16 – Apple Watch