tablets

Angry Birds Killed Kenny

Convertcast
Episode 111
Sunday March 25, 2012
MISC 

Also on NBC Nightly News – http://techland.time.com/2012/03/19/faa-rethinking-airplane-gadget-policy/
Various news sources this week stating that teenagers send an average of 60 text messages/day – girls tend to send way more
In-App Ads Drain Up To 75% Of Your Phone’s Battery – http://www.cultofmac.com/154790/in-app-ads-drain-up-to-75-of-your-phones-battery/ iPhone and Android phones!
South Carolina Teacher Suspended For Reading ‘Ender’s Game’ To Middle School Students – http://www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2012/03/19/south-carolina-teacher-suspended-for-reading-enders-game-to-middle-school-students/
Some time back we spoke about PayPal’s secure login. Say Goodbye to User Name and Password Logins, and Hello to ‘OneID’ http://mashable.com/2012/03/20/oneid/
In a Major Restructuring, Hewlett-Packard to Combine Printer and PC Groups http://allthingsd.com/20120320/exclusive-hewlett-packard-to-combine-printer-and-pc-groups/
Potential employers requesting Facebook login info and Facebook […]

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Not in Barcelona

Convertcast
Episode 107
Sunday, February 26, 2012

MISC 

AT&T ordered to pay $850 to a user in California after his data was throttled.
Supreme court rules that forcing a defendant to decrypt a hard drive so that the contents can be used by the prosecution is a violation of the 5th Amendment right against self-incrimination
Digital Ads are turning consumers off more than drawing business
Edward: MAIN EVENT NOW NOW NOW: MWC ongoing now (official starting on Monday but on Sunday first pre-event events)! Plaza Espana – on 1 side venue and other side hotel with Microsoft and Arne @arnehess smoking before it; what to expect […]

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Two Chicks and a Tablet

Convertcast
Episode 89
Sept 14, 2011
Which tablet?

Acer Iconia
Samsung Galaxy
ASUS Transformer

Evo 3D root and spyware

Nook color root

Hybrid – original nook software still available;  tablet software on device
Totally Android
Bootable sd card

USB 3.0
Windows 8

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Ambulance Chaser Free

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Episode 85
August 10, 2011
iOS 5 beta update – (this version) of iTunes SUCKS. :)

Reminder – location based

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/10/us-apple-samsung-legal-idUSTRE77928620110810

Apple wins preliminary round against Samsung and is now going after Motorola
Is it me, or does it make no sense that Apple wants to purchase iPad screens from Samsung in the midst of this drama?
If Apple clears any competition that in any shape resembles its products (black or white “slabs”), are they on the way to being a monopoly?

And speaking of monopolies….

http://brianshall.com/content/google-are-pussies

Google vs. Microsoft and Apple – monopoly?

The death of WebOS or brilliant marketing move? HP puts the TouchPad on sale after only […]

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