This week, Dell is being bought by…Dell and Microsoft is helping, uPNP isn’t all its cracked up to be and Where’smedinnerdad wants to go in to space and of course, the cool things. Bart Busschots, Sarah Gray, James Hart, Karl Madden & Ewen Rankin discuss the BIG week in Tech.
The Week in Technology
Three UK bringing low cost 4G to your iPhone (not really just iPhone) Nope any LTE enabled handset.
Today Three announced that when the carrier rolls out its 4G network later this year, all customers with 4G devices will be able to take advantage of the latest speeds at no additional charge.
EFF to help defend against troll with “podcasting patent”—granted in 2012 The company in question, Personal Audio LLC, has not sold a product since 1998—it appears to make money entirely by suing companies and compelling them to license its patents. In January 2013, Personal Audio sued a few big-name podcasts, including the Adam Corolla Show, and the Stuff You Should Know podcasts. (Should us Podcasters be afraid?)
And Finally….Possibly? Ahmadinejad says he wants to be Iran’s first human in space After last week’s allegedly successful monkey launch, Iranian president makes bold declaration.
Quick self-test: http://upnp-check.rapid7.com/
Ian. SlimROM SlimBean Custom rom for Android, http://www.slimroms.net/ (availble for many devices) Also Sophos Security and Antivirus from Play Store (https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.sophos.smsec) Mighty text http://mightytext.net/
James: XiiaLive – internet radio player for Android. Very elegant and free – http://xiialive.com
Bart: Boom – great Mac app for boosting the volume on laptops
Ewen – Sandisk extreme 64GB SD cards. (Amazon).