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Simulcast 97: teh 4Gs

In this episode, we talk about the proposed AT&T&T merger, Bill’s new ThunderBolt (guess what? It has issues. SHOCKER), and whatever else my friends included in the show notes

Apple

Google
Nexus S 4G coming to Sprint
Sprint partners with Google for seamless Google Voice on all their phones
HTC Pyramid caught on camera
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2
HTC’s WiFi-only Flyer launching exclusively with Best Buy ‘this spring’
EVO 3D Specs

Misc
Lightradio Technology
Bill’s ThunderBolt

Palm

Gaming
Crysis 2 released, getting great reviews.
Old School Classics playable online…AMAZING

Pax East thoughts post–Comment from Kris:

Great read Geoff.
Being a gamer myself I’m really enjoying the gaming talk on The Simulcast. Long may it continue!
I checked out a few of these games myself last year at Eurogamer in London. This is the biggest event for checking out new games we get here in the UK.
I’m hoping to check it out again this year and perhaps do some coverage of it myself.
Anyways, keep up the good work!
Kris

What are we playing this week?
Geoff- Dragon Age, The Biggest Loser (Kinect), Battlefield Bad Company 2, Resident Evil 3 (PSP), Phantasy Star Portable 2
Bill – Infinity Blade
Steve-   Angry Birds RIO
Dave-  Peng Airborne

Picks of the week
Geoff -PSPgo. Believe it or not.
Bill – ThunderBolt. For realz
Dave – Pen Airborne  CamCard
Steve – Audio Memos for iPad

Simulcast 96: Magnum Balls

In this episode, we talk about the iPad 2, Dave’s new MacBook Pro, Geoff was defiled at Pax East, and Bill’s precious Thunderbolt is FINALLY launching tomorrow and he’s having second thoughts. We also have a video podcast this week. The download is huge, but give it a try and let us know what you think! You’d better right click and save-as! You’ve been warned!

Apple
iPad 2 recap/thoughts
Apple throttling iOS web apps from home screen
Adobe FINALLY caves in to Apple’s flash dilemma….Sad day =(

Google
THUNDERBOLT LAUNCHES ON MARCH 17th!!!!1!!
Hulu Plus coming to some Android devices soon?
HTC 10 inch Honeycomb tablet coming soon?
Netflix APK leaked, we go hands on
Wifi only Xoom $599, available March 27th

Misc
AT&T called out for their “fake” 4G

Palm
Devs??? WTF

PAX East
Brink
L.A. Noire
Gears Of War 3
Rage
Deus Ex 3
Battlefield 3

What are we playing this week?
Geoff- Dragon Age 2 and all the above PAX East game
Bill – Black Ops…for like a minute
Steve-  NHL 2K11
Dave-  Black Ops …….again DUH WINNING!!

Picks of the week

Geoff – PAX East…AGAIN
Bill – AutomateIt
Dave – iPad 2 ←-fanboy
Steve – sketchbook pro

Simulcast 94: Flummoxed

In this episode, we talk about Apple’s magical iPad 2, Google’s openness (polish) and malicious apps, and Geoff graces us with his presence.

Apple
Apple event March 2nd – iPad 2?
Apple’s Tim Cook hints at cheaper iPhone, prepaid possibilities to come?
Infinity Blade Update is OUT

Google
Google pulls malicious apps from the market – is the sky falling?
Inspire gets 1.8Ghz CM7 kernel
Xoom get overclocked to 1.5 ghz Is there a trend here?
Gmail glitch loses data for some users
N1 2.3.3 OTA Roll out, breaks Google Voice for some

Misc
Sidekick gets the boot  Plans will end May 31st
Tobii and Lenovo show prototype for an eye controlled laptop
Verizon looks to tiered data plans this summer

Palm
Palm Pre Plus runs WebOS 2.0 afterall?

Microsoft
If you’re a diehard Xbox 360 gamer, this shit is cool

Boost Mobile
Bangin’ Party

Listener email:
Hi Simulcast guys,

Just listened to the last few shows today (I’ve been a bit behind because of family matters). I like the random video game talk between Geoff, Bill, and Dave a lot! As a gamer this definitely interests me. I may even check out the Gamemine service that Geoff has spoken highly about…we’ll see.

I have one question/thought. Have you thought about including a segment in your show each week called “what we’re playing”? Each host could talk about the games they’ve played for the week. Nothing to in-depth just a quick 5 minutes or so to appeal to a broader audience.

That’s all, hope to hear this read on the show. Keep up the good work guys!!

-Sam Eddie
@Nechsus from Twitter

Picks of the week
Geoff – Dell Streak 5/Zagg Sparq 2.0
Bill – Seesmic for Android
Dave – BlueputDroid, Mili Power Pack
Steve – MLB At Bat 2011

Simulcast 90: F Your Honda

In this episode, we clear up the misconceptions about the real reason for Geoff’s hiatus. Steve has a shiny new Google CR-48 netbook thingy, Geoff returns to give the podcast an explicit tage, and Dave and Bill talk tech.

Microsoft
Black Ops First Strike map pack- worth the $15?
Bing copying Google’s search results?

Misc
Steve’s CR48

Picks of the week
Bill – market.android.com
Dave – Seagate Free Agent Go Flex 2tb Ext HDD
Steve – Google CR48
Geoff – Slingbox, Evernote, Dead Space iPad, Horse Outside Really?

Simulcast 84: Merry Nexus

In this episode Bill does a complete 180 and gets a new Nexus S on T-Mobile while Dave is hustling one up too. Geoff sells his Nexus One again (surprise!). Steve remains quietly huddled in a corner with his iPhone 3Gs. We discuss the latest in Android tablets, iOS updates, and more!

Google news:

Motorola teases Honeycomb tablet in video
Verizon to reveal Android LTE devices at CES
Incredible HD pics making the round
Gmail free calling extended through 2011
Gingerbread already getting update to 2.3.1?
First Nexus S Custom ROM surfaces
Android Market adds direct billing for AT&T users
Samsung Epic 4G finally getting Froyo?
Unlocked Dell Streak now $400 (down from $580)

Apple
This app is amazing (Wordlens)
Developers fighting to get locked in top 50 apps for Xmas **SALES**
Apple bringing native navigation app?
Could the size of apps become a problem?
Untethered Jailbreak coming for 4.2.1 on Christmas
Apple takes WikiLeaks app off AppStore

Microsoft
1.5 million WP7 devices sold…to carriers
Buy a WP7 device get a free Xbox 360 game
Various app updates happening

Misc
PalmPad to be revealed at CES? Probably not

Picks of the week
Bill – Tango video chat app for Android and iOS
Dave – TIKL
Steve –  Geocaching app
Geoff – Quake Arena Arcade
Also, GameMine contest FREE to enter!  http://www.gamemine.com/Deck-the-Halls/

Simulcast 83: Yo Mama

In this episode all the members of the panel are drinking alcoholic beverages. Join us for a little tech and a lot of fun!

Google
CR-48 – did you get yours?

Apple
Latitude on iOS now, stalkers rejoice
Bill’s mom gets an iPhone 4
Google Voice now for iPod and iPad
Microsoft
Mango? heh.

Misc
Bill’s Canon 60D
Gawker Media hacked – Bill’s rant

Picks of the week
Bill – Booq Boa Flow
Dave – Applanet
Steve – Geoffs 3Gs
Geoff – Engadget iPad app