DigitalOutbox Episode 394

Chris and Ian discuss Surface, Oracle vs Google and PS5

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DigitalOutbox Episode 384

Chris and Ian discuss Bethesda, Amazons Fall Event and new Pixels

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DigitalOutbox Episode 297

Chris and Ian discuss Microsoft, Apple, Nintendo and hacking

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DigitalOutbox Episode 209

DigitalOutbox Episode 209
DigitalOutbox Episode 209 – eBay hacked and Surface Pro 3

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1:24 – Apple, Google Settle Motorola Patent Dispute But Broader Issues Remain
4:11 – Ebay tells 112 MILLION customers to reset passwords after massive data theft
8:47 – Microsoft announces Surface Pro 3
16:35 – Facebook brings autoplay adverts to UK
18:16 – Facebook wants to ‘listen’ to your music and TV
22:07 – BT ordered to repair most faults ‘within two days’
23:32 – Halo 5: Guardians not hitting Xbox One until fall 2015
27:44 – Xbox One’s June update adds your friends’ real names and external drive support

DigitalOutbox Episode 183

DigitalOutbox Episode 183
DigitalOutbox Episode 183 – RIM retreats, Easyjet stumbles and a plethora of tablets.

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0:56 – BlackBerry to fire 4,500 employees as sales of new device plummet
2:59 – BBM’s Android And iOS Launch Weekend Going About As Badly As Possible
4:56 – BlackBerry Signs Letter Of Intent To Go Private For $9 Per Share In Deal Valued At $4.7 Billion
9:04 – iPhone 5s and 5c sales top 9m over Apples opening weekend
11:33 – The iPhones Fingerprint Sensor Has Already Been Hacked
13:42 – Argos and eBay join forces for click-and-collect service
16:28 – EasyJet under fire after claims it refused to let The Drum columnist Mark Leiser on board for sending critical tweet
19:13 – Rural superfast broadband chaos due BT’s ‘near monopoly’, say MPs
23:21 – Roku launches new TV streaming boxes and brings Roku 3 to the UK and Ireland
25:35 – Tesco enters the tablet fray with Hudl
28:15 – Surface Pro 2: hands-on with Microsoft’s new tablet powerhouse
31:31 – Amazons Kindle Fire HDX
35:28 – Amazon’s new $139 Kindle Fire HD is the cheap tablet to buy
37:02 – Valve announces SteamOS, a living room operating system for games
39:47 – Valve announces Steam Machines, the Steam Box hardware beta

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Ian
Instacast
– Excellent Podcast player for iOS and Mac
– Mac – $19.99
– iOS – £2.99
– Excellent player, syncs really well between clients
– Supports downloading in the background
– iTunes update this week was the final push for me to try other clients – and this is great
– If you want to keep podcasts in sync over Android and iOS try Pocketcasts

DigitalOutbox Episode 139

DigitalOutbox Episode 139
DigitalOutbox Episode 139 – Apple iPad mini, Macbook 13 Inch Retina, iPad 4th Gen and EE Pricing

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1:44 – Apple Keynote
23:07 – Windows 8
29:36 – UK Digital TV Digital Switchover Complete
30:13 – EE finally reveal 4G pricing
35:51 – More UK piracy sites to be blocked

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Letterpress
– iOS – free with in app purchase for $0.99
– New game from Loren Brichter, developer of Tweetie
– Simple, addictive word game
– Gorgeous clear visual design
– Make a word, score points, friend makes a word, block out area’s of the game board