DigitalOutbox Episode 374

Chris and Ian discuss Zoom, NHSx, Surface and Xbox Series X

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Magic Leap reportedly slashes 1,000 jobs and steps away from consumer plans
Messenger Rooms are Facebook’s answer to Zoom and Houseparty for the pandemic
Google is making Meet free for everyone
NHS rejects Apple-Google coronavirus app plan
Apple and Google release first seed of COVID-19 exposure notification API for contact tracing app developers
PewDiePie signs exclusive live-streaming deal with YouTube
Facebook’s ‘supreme court’ members announced
Virgin Media and O2 join forces to take on BT
Don’t expect to see Windows 10X dual-screen devices this year
Microsoft’s new Surface Go 2 has a bigger display and better Intel processor
Microsoft announces Surface Headphones 2 with improved battery life
The Surface Earbuds get a new $199 price ahead of May 12th release date
Microsoft launches Surface Book 3 with new Nvidia GPU options, up to 32GB of RAM, and faster SSDs
GitHub gets a built-in IDE with Codespaces, discussion forums and more
Xbox Game Pass subscriptions hit 10 million
Microsoft reveals Xbox Series X boot screen, confirms July event for Halo Infinite and more
Every Xbox Series X game announced by Microsoft today

DigitalOutbox Episode 372

Chris and Ian discuss Privacy, Broadband, Teamsn and Bafta

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DigitalOutbox Episode 314

Chris and Ian NHS Data, Superfast Broadband and Nintendo’s Switch. Again.

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DigitalOutbox Episode 286

Chris and Ian discuss Windows 10, Facebook Feeds and Sky

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DigitalOutbox Episode 197

DigitalOutbox Episode 197
DigitalOutbox Episode 197 – WhatsApp, Flappy Bird and Titanfall

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0:57 – Facebook buys WahtApp for $19billion
8:13 – Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirms he had talks with Apple
11:02 – Microsoft rebrands Office Web Apps as Office Online and opens up access at Office.com
14:37 – Data protection: Angela Merkel proposes Europe network
17:03 – Giant NHS database rollout delayed
21:55 – UK pornographers urge the government to improve ISP filters
25:39 – Edward Snowden elected as rector of Glasgow University
27:22 – Londoners can register a new .London Web address from April 29
29:13 – James Dyson takes on Google with £5m investment in domestic robots
30:26 – Dont be a Glasshole
32:48 – As its developer promised, Flappy Bird is no longer available but clones remain
36:59 – PlayStation 4 dominates Xbox One in January with nearly double the US sales
40:53 – Titanfall

DigitalOutbox Episode 182

DigitalOutbox Episode 182
DigitalOutbox Episode 182 – Twitter IPO, iPhone Launch and GTA V

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1:02 – Twitter makes IPO plans official
3:19 – Abandoned NHS IT system has cost £10bn so far
6:53 – Mobile phone emergency alert system to be tested in UK
9:18 – iPhone Shortages
19:35 – UK enters global online university race
21:30 – Apple Starts Letting Users Install Last Compatible Versions Of Apps
23:00 – Google makes QuickOffice free, gives away 10 GB in Drive storage
24:47 – Bump gets acquired by Google
25:22 – Washington gunman Aaron Alexis heard ‘voices in head’ after playing violent video games up to 18 hours a day
27:21 – GTA V