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Episode 343

Contents

This Week In Tech 343: Small Dog Big Phone

Panel

Topics

  • iPad 3 predictions
  • Windows 8 consumer preview @ 21:11
  • Windows versions alternating good/bad @ 31:18
  • Windows 8 kill switch @ 33:51
  • AT&T throttling unlimited plans at 3GB @ 48:27
  • AT&T double-dipping @ 53:10
    • some application providers can pay for your bandwidth
  • comScore says 50% of local-mobile searching in app @ 56:16
  • PewResearch says nearly 50% of people have smartphones @ 57:23
  • Apple blocking books that link to Amazon @ 1:06:03
  • Apple's tough talk fails on streaming TV service @ 1:15:23
  • Google's new privacy policy took effect March 1 @ 1:19:18
  • Frenchman sues Google for StreetView image of him peeing @ 1:26:03
  • 25 alleged Anonymous members arrested @ 1:27:10
  • Roku kicking cable industry's butt @ 1:29:13
  • Yahoo's scripted comedy @ 1:35:17

Links

-The Windows 8 Kill Switch

-Windows 8: The beta has landed

-AT&T Caps Unlimited Data Plans

-AT&T Plan Would Let App Makers Pay for Subscribers’ Data Use

-Apple event: March 7th

-Apple's App Store: 25 billion downloads

-Google’s new Privacy Policy

-25 alleged Anonymous members arrested internationally

-How Roku is kicking the cable industry’s butt

-Google Street View: A Valuable Public Resource

-Yahoo Starts Its First Season of Scripted Comedy Programming

Notable Quotes

  • "[iPad HD] will be available Friday, March 9th."
    • -- Leo @ 17:12
  • "[AT&T] are just bastards."
    • -- Leo @ 50:48
  • "The rich get richer and the poor get feature phones."
    • -- Jolie @ 54:00

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