Simulcast 209: TRIM my 4.3

This week on Simulcast 209, we’re talking about hacking the Nexus 7, Chromecast, and Office Mobile…

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

scastlogosquareThis week on Simulcast 209, we’re talking about the Nexus 7, Chromecast, and Office Mobile…

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

Apple
iPhone 5C (cheap?) rumors keep hanging around.
Refurb Apple TV now $75
Apple promoting tax sales weekends in 10 states

Google
Nexus 7(2013)
Chromecast
Android 4.3 – adds TRIM support, improves OG Nexus 7
UK Dept of Transportation bans drivers from wearing Google Glass while driving
Google testing local news card for Google Now
Views – a way to share Photospheres to Maps
Samsung denies fixing Galaxy S4 Benchmarks

Gaming
PS4 friends list will have 2000 friend limit
Xbox 360 headsets to work on One (with adapter)
Xbox Live Gold Games for August
WiiU 160K units last quarter

Microsoft
Office Mobile available for Android
Today (July 31) is the last day for Windows Phone users to set up Google Sync
Microsoft decides to forgoe trademark appeal, will rebrand SkyDrive

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Casting Couch
Bill – Orange is the New Black
Geoff – The Bridge, The Expendables 2, Need for Speed Most Wanted, Red Faction: Armageddon
Patrick – Red 2

Picks of the week
Bill
Flashify
Geoff – Chromecast
Patrick – Nexus 7 (2013)

Simulcast 208: All the Cast

This week on Simulcast 208, we’re talking about hacking Apple, the Droids you’re not looking for, a new Nexus 7, and dongles…

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

scastlogosquareThis week on Simulcast 208, we’re talking about hacking Apple, the Droids you’re not looking for, a new Nexus 7, and dongles…

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

Apple
Apple Dev site hacked, Security Researcher claims responsibility
Plastic iPhone shell shows up, fully assembled

Google
Motorola announces the Droid Ultra and Droid Maxx, Droid Mini
New Nexus 7 announced at Breakfast with Sundar
Is ChromeCast Google’s new HDMI dongle? – yes it is
Android JellyBean 4.3 announced and begins rollout along with dev tools

Gaming
Every Xbox One is a dev kit

Misc
Federal Judge denies Fox’s request to Dish Network’s Hopper (Win for Consumers)

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Casting Couch

Bill – Orange is the New Black
Dave
GeoffThe Bridge, Sharknado, Halo: Spartan Assault
Patrick – A Dance with Dragons (Game of Thrones Book 5), The Wolverine

Picks of the week
Bill
My Media Center
Dave – Sygic Navigation
GeoffSurface Pro

Simulcast 207: 100k Club

This week on Simulcast 207, we’re talking about a new Nexus 7, Moto X, Google Maps, and a whole lot of trade up programs.

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

scastlogosquareThis week on Simulcast 207, we’re talking about a new Nexus 7, Moto X, Google Maps, and a whole lot of trade up programs.

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

Google
New Google Play Store design rolls out on web
Moto X featured in leaked video
New Google Maps
Nexus 7 (2) leaks , Google event scheduled next Wednesday

Gaming
Rekoil coming to Xbox 360 and PC
Xbox One Family Play May Return
Halo Spartan Assault coming this month

Microsoft
Microsoft getting in on the watch game?
Lumia 1020 Announced
Microsoft Reorg 2013

Misc
T-Mobile JUMP! program now available
Verizon to introduce VZ Edge up
AT&T has a trade-up program too (Next)

We are on Google+ and Twitter, Google Currents and the Windows Phone Store
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Casting Couch
Bill – The Call, The Last Stand
Dave –  Teen Wolf
Geoff – Defiance, many many games. 100K achieved.

Picks of the week
Bill
Custom Beam LWP, Pebble Smartwatch
Dave – Retail Me Not
Geoff – Zoopr Widget Free

Simulcast Flashback Episode 70: The Expendables

Due to vacations this week, there isn’t a new podcast. However, we hand-picked this episode as one of our favs. Enjoy!

scastlogosquareDue to vacations this week, there isn’t a new podcast. However, we hand-picked this episode as one of our favs. Enjoy!

In this episode, the whole crew is here discussing Apple’s new devices, Google Instant Search, PS3 jailbreaks, and a metric ton of other goodness.

Show Notes:

Update – new iTunes feed coming – moving from Libsyn to self-hosting shows
Site updatesGoogle
Instant search – available now and Android “this fall” (or now http://jmt20.google.com/m?sky=psy )R2-D2 Android boot animation: http://bit.ly/a4De1Z
Samsung Fascinate on Verizon – Bing only???
Angry Birds!!!!1!
Nexus One back in stockSteve needs a f-ing Micro SD card

Apple
iOS 4.1
Game Center
iTunes 10 (Ping, etc)
New iPods arrive – why did Bill cancel his order?
Apple TV – Geoff preordered, why?

Misc
Sony PS3 Jailbreak
Nintendo’s new system to “blow everyone’s mind”
PAX announcements?

XDA DEVS HAS A TWITTER ACCOUNT!!!!

Dave’s appearance on the TechBuzz show

Appearance on The Gadget Gurus – this Sunday

HOLY F*** THERE’S A BIG F-ING SPIDER IN GEOFF’S ROOM!!!!1!!

Simulcast 206: It Sounds Like You’re Typing, So We’ve Muted Your Mic

This week on Simulcast 206, we’re talking about the iWatch, the Moto X phone, and not much else.

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

scastlogosquareThis week on Simulcast 206, we’re talking about the iWatch, the Moto X phone, and not much else.

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

Apple
Apple applies for “iWatch” trademark in Japan
Several Warner Brothers Games marked down to 99 Cents (Including ScribblenautsRemix)
Apple Annual Back To School Promotion Begins

Google
Droid Ultra spotted on Motorola’s site
Motorola’s new ad
Moto X phone customizations detailed
Falcon Pro finds loophole to Twitter token block
Market data shows Android has over 70% market share in Europe
Possible 2nd Gen. Nexus 7 specs reveal from ASUS Support Chat and July Release
Verizon HTC One Render hints at September 5th Release
Boxee purchased by Samsung

Gaming
The first free Xbox Gold game is Defense Grid: The Awakening (yawn)

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Casting Couch
Bill
– 21 and over, Bullet to the Head – meh
Patrick – A Storm of Swords (Game Thrones Series Book 3)
Geoff – Blacksite: Area 51, Battlefield Bad Company (1), Prince Of Persia, Gears Of War 3, BF3 BC

Picks of the week
Bill
– Cars.com app
Patrick – Feedly
Geoff – Open Broadcaster