Simulcast 160: Baller

This week on Simulcast 160, we discuss a ton of news from Microsoft’s Surface announcement, Nexus 7 rumors, and RIM layoffs.

We’ll talk about it all, right here on the Simulcast.

Apple
Dutch court rules in favor of Samsung in 3G patent case against Apple, could lead to compensation
Kodak sues Apple for allegedly interfering with patent sales, has little nostalgia for your QuickTake
Macbook Pro with retina display officially supports 3 external monitors (Thunderbolt x2 + 1 HDMI)

Google
Nexus 7 posts picture to Picasa
Stock Android for Galaxy S3 right now!
Flipboard gets access to Google+ APIs
ICS coming to Samsung Galaxy Tabs 10.1, 8.9, 7.7 and 7.0 Plus starting in July

Microsoft
Microsoft Surface revealed
Microsoft brings NFC payments and loyalty cards to Windows Phone 8
Microsoft introduces Windows Phone 8 for fall release, incompatible with current devices
Microsoft announces OTA updates for Windows Phone 8 and 18 month support for devices
TMobile Germany refuses to sell Nokia 900 due to lack of Windows Phone 8 support

Miscellaneous
AT&T strikes a deal with Sirius XM to make 2.3GHz LTE a reality, pitches it to the FCC
Harry Potter series free on Kindle Lending Library
PCMag tests 4G speeds in the US, Verizon LTE the clear winner
Prepaid MiFi coming to Walmart, starting at $10 for 100MB with no expiry
Verizon intros FiOS Quantum, officially priced up to 300Mbps
RIM starts laying off employees

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Tweets
from @nicball Did Bill consider the acoustics when pouring his new floors? Did he buy the six-axis controller app for Android?

What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Bill – The Girl with Dragon Tattoo
Dave –
Chronical
Patrick -
Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga

Picks of the week
Bill – Open Garden, Super Video
Dave –
Temple Run: Brave
Patrick –
Macally External Hard drive enclosure