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Simulcast 210: Post-It Notes

scastlogosquareThis week on Simulcast 210, we’re talking about the LG G2, the HTC One Max, the Moto X, Apple goes down

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

Apple
App Store, iBookstore, and Mac App Store goes down this morning. Back up now

Google
Samsung Unpacked in IFA next month
LG G2 is official
Android Device Manager is live
HTC One Max with 5.9” screen leaked
Moto X to release on all 4 Major US Carriers on August 23
Moto X Specs Thoughts
Jean-Baptiste Quéru leaves AOSP over Nexus 7 Open Source Issues

Gaming
John Carmack joins Oculus
AMAZING Oculus cover shooter
Everquest Next OMG

Microsoft
Microsoft offers extra free Skydrive storage for a year for Individuals losing free mobile me iCloud storage
Surface Pro Price Drop

Misc
Instagram updated to 4.1, local videos can now be imported

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Casting Couch
Bill
– nada
Geoff – The Bridge, Journey, Mad Men, Just Visiting, Resident Evil Sony gripe
Patrick – Breaking Bad (catching up), waiting on Chromecast

Picks of the week
Bill
Android Device Manager
GeoffNew Nexus 7
PatrickHovering Controls (thanks to @BWFeldy)

Simulcast 198: Talladega Night

This week on Simulcast 198, we’re talking about Google Hangouts, Jelly Bean 4.3, small Windows 8 tablets, and Apple’s carrier troubles?

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Apple
Apple having trouble signing new carriers due to high subsidies

Google
Google Babel to be launched as Hangouts
Android 4.3 Jelly Bean showing up in web traffic
Google releasing code to devs to make Chrome integration with iOS apps easier
Discovered code may hint at Google Now for Mac Desktop (Notification Center)

Microsoft
Amazon leaks small form-factor Windows 8 tablet

Misc
Nike Fuelband follow up to add Heart-rate Monitor, Bluetooth 4.0, and Android App
OUYA gets a 9/10 repairability rating from iFixit
Regal Theaters equipping ~6000 theaters with Sony closed-captioning glasses
EA’s Next-Gen Games won’t be coming to WiiU

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Casting Couch
Bill – Talladega Nights, The Other Guys
Geoff – Finales of The Following, The Americans, Defiance PC, Starcraft 2
Patrick – Iron Man 3, Lego LOTR

Picks of the week
Bill – AOKP for Nexus 7
Geoff – PC Monitor Mobile
Patrick – Iron Man 3 (IMAX 3D FTW!)

Simulcast 194: The Least Favorite Guru Challenge

scastlogosquareThis week on Simulcast 194, we’re talking about Yahoo/Apple, the janky Facebook Home launcher, Google Babel, and Google gives Austin, Texas a healthy dose of Fiber.

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

Apple
Yahoo seeking to forge a deeper partnership with Apple
Chrome for iOS update brings full screen mode, Cloud Print, and AirPrint
Apple starts pulling App Apps

Google
Google rumored to buy WhatsApp for $1B, WhatsApp says not true
Google’s Babel will not have Google Voice support at launch (coming later) & will be coming to iOS
Janky leaked Facebook Home is janky
Galaxy Note 8 priced at $399
New Google Play 4.0 rolling out, we’re hands on with it
Google Fiber Network coming to Austin, TX in Mid 2014 / AT&T announces competing 1GB network
Google Play Music now in Australia, New Zealand, and 5 new European countries

Microsoft
Adam Orth leaves Microsoft after “always on” Twitter rant

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Contest: Least Favorite Guru

Send us an email to podcast@thesimulcast.com with a description of who is your least favorite Gadget Guru. If we get a healthy response, we’ll chime in with ours too!

Casting Couch
Bill
– Django, The Girl Next Door
Patrick – Wreck It Ralph, Lego Lord of the Rings, Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase One
Dave –  Vikings,Game of thrones, Battlefield 3
Geoff – The Walking Dead Game, The Following, The Americans

Picks of the week

Bill - PushBullet, RavPower 10400 mAh external battery pack
Patrick – Marvel Cinematic Universe Phase Two Sneak Peek Video
DaveShowRSS
Geoff - Steam App

 

Simulcast 185: Mega Pie

scastmicThis week on Simulcast 185, we are all back and we’re talking about Apple earnings, pie, and Mega. Hmm. Mega Pie?

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

Apple
Apple earnings, iPod and Mac sales down
Apple to release iPhone Math with 4.8” screen before June?but Tim Cook says no
Siri originally slated for Verizon Android phones
PlugBug World Edition announced

Google
HTC M7 leaks, looks like an 8X
Google preparing more powerful Nexus 10
Paranoid Android updated with Pie goodness
Or use LMT if you don’t want to flash PA
Pink Droid RAZR M in stores for Valentines

Microsoft
Dell may go private, and Microsoft wants to help

Gaming
Xbox 720 rumored to have 8 core AMD processor
PS4 Dev Kits
THQ Auctions/Layoffs
Nintendo shows off some good WiiU games
Yarn Yoshi
Windwaker HD
Elder Scrolls Online Beta Signup

Miscellaneous
Mega site now open

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Casting Couch
Bill - Alex Cross
Geoff - The Following, LA Noire, Halo 4, Looper (everything wrong with it)
Patrick - The Dark Knight Rises, BLOPS 2
Colm - Lincoln, DJango, Binary Domain, Defiance

Picks of the week
Bill - Sliding Messaging
Patrick - Mirage (Beta) & Mirage Extender for Google TV
Geoff - Amazon Instant
Colm - Ni No Kuni

Simulcast 184: Bob’s Your Programmer

scastmicThis week on Simulcast 184, we are all back and we’re talking about shrinking iPhones, large Android phones, Amazon AutoRip, and our new hero: Bob

Apple
Apple cuts orders for screens due to shrinking demand
AT&T now offering FaceTime over Cellular on all tiered data plans
Apple VP of Retail Resigns

Google
Koush released Carbon, a cloud back app for Android
4.99” FHD 1080p screen coming for Galaxy S4?
Oppo Find 5 releasing at the end of the month?
LG sees no issues with Nexus 4 supplies
Optimus G hacked to run as a Nexus 4
Galaxy Note 3 Will Reportedly Feature Samsung’s Latest Exynos 5 Octa CPU and a Ginormous 6.3-inch Display

Gaming
Black Ops 2 DLC Revolution arrives Jan 29
StarCraft II Expansion Heart of the Swarm arrives March 12, 2013

Miscellaneous
Amazon introduces AutoRip Service and makes it Retroactive to 1998
My Hero: Bob

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Listener voicemails
Clay Russell

Casting Couch
Bill – Biggest Loser, Halo 4
Dave – Biggest Loser, COD Blops2
Geoff – Playstation All Stars Battle Royale, Sons Of Guns, Millionaire Boy Racers, The Warriors
Patrick
– Wool, Black Ops 2

Picks of the week
BillDroidPapers
Dave
– Go Pro Chest harness
Patrick
Hazel (Mac OSX 10.6+)
Geoff
– Blue Yeti Mic

Anti-Pick of the Week
Patrick - Redbox Instant

Also check out Bill’s daughter’s website BrisCrafts.com

Simulcast 170: 4SXL

This week on Simulcast 170, we’re talking about Apple – yes, they have invented a large screen LTE device. It’s truly amazing. Also, the death of the Nano watch, and a Chrome for Android update.

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

Apple
The iPhone 5/6th gen – 4” screen with LTE in 2 colors – preorder on Friday Ships Sept 21 (still no T-Mo)
Lightning dock connector 30 Pin Adapter will be $29 (ships in Oct)
iPod Touch – 4” screen
iPod Nano redesigned RIP Nano Watch :(
Apple EarPods Took Apple 3 years to make. Might explain why iPhone is so out of date.
iOS 6 Gold Master released to developers iOS 6 to arrive for everyone on Sept 19th
iTunes 10.7 update releases today, iTunes 11 with UI redesign coming in October

Google
Galaxy Note 2 coming to Verizon?
HTC may win a ban against LTE iPad and iPhones
CM10 M builds now available: not a nightly, not quite a release candidate
ViewSonic announces 22inch Android (ICS) powered smart display for $399 (mid to late Oct)
Samsung announces Galaxy SIII Jelly Bean update coming in Oct (International only or all?)

Microsoft
Microsoft reportedly starting their Office 2013 upgrade program October 19th

Miscellaneous
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What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Bill – Breaking Bad
Patrick -
Madden 13 / The West Wing/ The Rise of Nine (Lorien Legacies/ I am #4 franchise)
Dave –
Hardcore Pawn
Geoff –
Hell On Wheels, Halo Anniversary

Picks of the week
Bill – Ceton Companion
Patrick -
The Simpson’s Tapped Out (iOS)
Dave –
iCam
Geoff -
TruTV2Go app