DigitalOutbox Episode 291

Chris and Ian discuss iOS Spyware, Fitbit and PlayStation

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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 162

DigitalOutbox Episode 162
DigitalOutbox Episode 162 – Google Now hits iOS and shady Path

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3:05 – Google Now comes to iOS
6:48 – Monotype deal helps Google’s fonts escape the Web
8:52 – Google adds remote desktop to Hangouts, lets users simultaneously video chat and troubleshoot
10:28 – Microsoft launch Skype for Outlook.com
12:09 – Digg Owner Betaworks Buys Instapaper To Go Big On Social Reading And Discovery
16:11 – Path texts user’s entire address book at 6am
20:17 – BlackBerry Q10 is fastest-selling ever at Selfridges as corporates snap it up
23:18 – Games Company Releases Version For Pirates That Forces Them To Fail Constantly, Irony Lost On Pirates

DigitalOutbox Episode 151

DigitalOutbox Episode 151
DigitalOutbox Episode 151 – iOS issues, Mailbox and naughty Nike

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1:07 – Hold off updating your iPhone 4S to iOS 6.1 European carriers warn customers
2:41 – iPhone lockscreen can be bypassed with new iOS 6.1 trick
4:39 – Mailbox
11:24 – Apple drop prices spec bump on laptops
13:23 – First digital magazine sales figures in the UK
15:57 – BBC to broadcast shows on iPlayer before TV transmission
19:45 – 4G to affect TV reception in two million homes
21:21 – Nike has no plans for Fuelband Android app
23:07 – Fitbit brings Bluetooth 4.0 support to Android app
24:41 – Minecraft Pi Edition

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Ian
Kickstarter for iPhone
– Free
– See all messages
– Keep up to date on pledges
– Staff highlights, whats popular
– Easy to buy into new campaigns
– Easy to check on status of a campaign that you are running

DigitalOutbox Episode 149

DigitalOutbox Episode 149
DigitalOutbox Episode 149 – Blackberry 10, Apples Porn Problem and Glasgow gets smart

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1:41 – Blackberry 10
14:23 – EE rolls out 4G to nine new UK towns ahead of schedule
17:45 – Glasgow – UKs first smart city
22:02 – Apples porn problem
26:21 – iOS 6.1
29:45 – New iPad
32:59 – Apple confirms Mac Pro sales will cease in EU on March 1
34:42 – Office 2013 Launched
37:30 – Microsoft Launches Modern.IE
39:31 – Skys Now TV to offer Premier League football and other major sporting events
41:15 – Sky Broadband struggling with demand
43:46 – App.net moves beyond its ad-free Twitter alternative adding 10 GB of storage to share
46:28 – Computer science part of English Baccalaureate
47:19 – 15000 Raspberry Pis free to UK schools thanks to Google
48:43 – Nintendo cuts sales forecast for Wii U and other devices
50:53 – GTAV Delayed

DigitalOutbox Episode 146

DigitalOutbox Episode 146
DigitalOutbox Episode 146 – CES

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2:27 – CES
13:13 – Jessops and Play
14:39 – Hacker Gary McKinnon will not face UK charges
15:23 – Internet porn Automatic block rejected
18:36 – Prosecutors clarify offensive online posts law
20:50 – Consumers given more copyright freedom
21:41 – Pirate Bay proxy gets shut down after music industry legal threat
22:38 – Pi Store
25:01 – Another blow for handset subsidies as UK regulator mulls price hike controls
27:57 – Ubunto for Android phones coming 2014
29:45 – iOS Do Not Disturb Bug
31:33 – Google launch YouTube Capture on iOS
33:20 – Microsoft to kill Messenger

Picks
Henry
iRunner
– Great app for runners
– Plugs into a variety of software and hardware platforms including Runkeeper and Fitbit
– Advantage is more detailed running stats

Chris
Eufloria
– Great game

Triple Town
– Great game