Simulcast 248: Inbox Me!

This week on Simulcast 248, we are talking about the Nexus ordering fiasco of 2014, HTC flash deals, Lollipop, and we have Inbox invites!

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Casting Couch

Bill – SOA
Patrick – Gotham, Guardians of the Galaxy

Picks of the Week
Bill – Authy, Nexus 9
Patrick – Nexus 9, Disney Movies Anywhere App

Simulcast 246: Double Your Data, Double Your Fun!

This week on Simulcast 246, we are talking about Nexus, Nexus, RE, hairgate, and double your data.

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  • AT&T double data promo Verizon and Sprint get in the game too.

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Bill – Gone Girl
Patrick – Flash, Gotham, Scorpions, Arrow, Big Bang Theory

Picks of the Week
Bill – OPO CM11S 38R update
PatrickWear Boy 3000

Simulcast 183: Huawei is

This week on Simulcast 183, we are back after a 2 week vacation. It’s CES week and there’s already a ton of news! We have a special visitor you might recognize, and we’ll talk about it all, right here on the Simulcast.

Apple working on less expensive iPhone
T-mobile to launch iPhone in 3-4 months

Nvidia announced Project Shield
Tegra 4 announced with 72 GPU cores in tow
Huawei introduces a 6.1” phone. How big is too big?
Sony Xperia Z with 1080p 5” screen, probably not available here
Chameleon Launcher for phones shows up on video

Windows RT hacked to run desktop app
Windows Phone to save HTC?

PowerA unveils new MOGA gaming controller
Razer Sabertooth wired pro controller
Microsoft and Samsung demo Illumiroom Display

T-Mobile has LTE and HD voice on tap soon
T-Mobile confirms unlimited 4G plans for $70
Verizon’s LTE network will cover their 3G network by year’s end
Target to price match Amazon

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What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Bill – Looper, Hit and Run, Premium Rush
Dave – BLOPS 2
Mike – Halo 4, Dredd, Halo: Fwd Unto Dawn

Picks of the week
BillCyanDelta Updater
Dave –  Me
Mike – HTC 8X

Simulcast 156: Unlimited

This week on Simulcast 156, we have another castaway from the iOSDocked podcast. Apple blocks HTC phones with lame patents, Verizon wants to take away your unlimited data plan, and much more!

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Google rumored to bring more Nexus devices, manufacturers this year
EVO 4G LTE and AT&T One X delayed by Apple patent dispute
Chrome updated with tab syncing
[FIXED]PSA: Google Music allows four device de-authorizations per year, rooters beware

MacBook Pro with retina display coming soon?
MacBook Pro and iMac with next-gen Ivy Bridge processors crop up on benchmarks (update)
iPhone 5 rumored to have 4” display
NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announces cloud-based, virtualized Kepler GPU technology and GeForce GRID gaming platform
Verizon to force unlimited 3G customers to data share 4G LTE plans when upgrading
Comcast fires back over Xfinity TV on Xbox 360, says no way, no how it’s violating net neutrality
Facebook proposes more transparent privacy policy, wants to know what you think of it

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Listener emails
Just a quick note.
Bought the Gnote and I’m using it on my 13th day now. It is AWESOME! One thing puzzles me though.
The size of it quickly becomes familiar. That is until you put it next to my old Nexus S, which makes the S look pitiful now. And the more used to it I get the more I wish the Gnote would be closer to 6 inches.
But it is fast, rivaling the Nexus S and easily outperforms my trusty old transformer. Both of which are on 4.0 And in daily life it replaces both of them, while my pockets shows no sign of complaints.

Only annoyance is that my dad is visiting from Denmark and his has had ICS pushed out, while I’m still waiting on mine. I will be rooting it as soon as ICS comes to mine.

Have fun.
Arne, Cyprus.


From @fubaracing @TheSimulcast Any chance of you guys going over Dave’s setup with regards to proxy servers and downloading “legal” stuff onto a computer??

What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Bill –
Dave –
The Devil Inside
Patrick –
Avengers 3D IMax! Gi Joe the Original Cartoon (Netflix)
Joe –
Playing – N.O.V.A 3 Watching – The Borgias/Touch/Awake

Picks of the week
Bill – Machinarium
Dave –
Patrick – Dollar Shave Club
Joe – Google+ for iAndroid

Simulcast 155: Undocked

This week on Simulcast 155, our buddy Clay Russell from iOSDocked joins us to talk about his new Android-powered HTC One-X. Patrick checks in from the CTIA Wireless show in New Orleans, lots of software updates and much more!

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

Apple releases OS X 10.7.4
Apple releases iOS 5.1.1
Google released G+ 2.0 for iOS only (for now)
Scott Forstall sells 95% of his Apple stock
Tim Cook tells the competition to invent their own stuff and that Apple is not the World’s developer.
Notification Center coming to

Flipboard for Android leaks, is amazing
Google+ lets you broadcast your Hangouts
Incredible 4G LTE announced, coming soon
Sprint EVO 4G LTE coming May 18th
HTC One X now available from AT&T
AT&T CEO blames Google for update process, proves he is an idiot

Samsung Focus 2 LTE announced for $50
$99 Xbox 360 with Kinect now official, requires two-year contract

Minecraft out today on XBOX 360
Diablo 3 is out next week
BoomExplode Dedicated Battlefield 3 Server
BioShock Infinite pushed to February 2013

MasterCard introduces PayPass Wallet Services, Online and API at CTIA 2012
802.11-2012 WiFi freshens up spec with 3.7GHz bands, mesh networking
Brookstone fuel cell USB charger to keep phones powered for two weeks, Engadget editors happy
BlackBerry Curve 9320 now official: BB OS 7.1, 2.44-inch display, BBM button
Sub-$1500 Kingmax 1TB SSD spotted in Japan
AT&T to start testing small, short-range cell sites this year to boost network coverage

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Listener emails
Hi Guys,

I’m interested in Bill’s home media setup. I’m looking at using Windows Media Center at the core with XBOX’s acting as TV/Media Extenders, I know Bill has this in place, so, can you go into a bit more detail on how it all hangs together?

I have a Media Center PC in the Loft, in the UK we have Sky Satellite TV and currently I have an external tuner connected to the set top box. In the future I may look at expanding the Media Center setup and use an internal Satellite tuner.

I know I can stream live TV to the XBOX using it, but do you allow your Media PC to go into a sleep state. Mine is currently set to do that (to protect the environment of course, not reduce my electricity bill! :-)), but once it is in standby, I then cannot connect to Live TV from the XBOX which is in another room. No issues with the Media Centre waking up to record shows, but I’m wondering if I should turn off the standby mode.

I’m also archiving the TV recordings to my Home Server, which sits in the garage, albeit, I’ve not managed to work out (or had the time to look at) how the XBOX can access those recordings, does that still have to be through the Media Center PC?

Still listen to the show every week, keep up the good work! :-)


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What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Bill – UFC
Dave – The Avengers Imax 3D
Patrick – Lots of stuff to review from CTIA, Getting a PHD in iMovie and WordPress
Geoff – Minecraft, Battlefield 3, Dexter Season 4
Clay – Battlestar Galactica/Game of Thrones

Picks of the week
BillNotifier Pro Plus
Dave –  Flipboard ( Android )
Patrick – iKeep Charger, iWOW-U, The Feinger
Geoff – Crucial M4 256GB SSD
Clay – HTC One X/Google Music

Simulcast 147: White Ice

This week on Simulcast 147, we’re enjoying Pi Day and several of us eagerly await new iPads this Friday.

Apple stores open Friday at 8am for iPad sales
Hague stops any further Samsung suits against Apple for 3G patents if Apple agrees to consider licensing them and grants victory to Apple
Apple buying up old iPad 2s
Verizon CTO confirms that Verizon only releasing LTE handsets rest of 2012
Rumor: Macbook Air Accessory Manufacturer claims 15” Air coming next month

Google I/O pre-sale on March 27th
ICS coming to Tab 10.1 soon (officially)
HTC has 16 devices on ICS upgrade list
Samsung looking into Android powered cameras
Instagram for Android makes appearance at SXSW 2012

Black Ice DLC for MW3 released Tuesday
Update for Black Ops Zombies iOS App – 3/16 according to Treyarch Twitter
StarWars: The Old Republic free to play this weekend

Twitter buys Posterous
WalMart digital conversion service official
Verizon lights up its 200th LTE market and plans to double their coverage by end of 2012

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Listener email
Hey Simulcast.
I’m about a month away from upgrading my phone.
But I’m split between the Galaxy Nexus and the Galaxy Note.
The Note is attractive to me because of its huge screen and battery.
Whichever one I choose, I’ll be stuffing in a double sized battery.
Having 5 amps in my pocket just sounds juicy.
But I am a bit nervous about going back to 2.3 after having 4.0 on my Nexus S for several months.
The Note will fit my pocket and either of them will require two handed use as my hands size limit is 4 inches anyway.
Also the Nexus only comes in 16 gig flavour here, whereas the Note has room for SanDisk’s new 64 gig MicroSD (yes people have tested it with success) on top of the internal storage.
I do sound like a Note buyer don’t I?
Still love your show, and I hope you have some advice for me.

Arne, Cyprus

What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Bill – MW3 Black Ice, Halo Anniversary, Scramble
Patrick – MW3, Scrabble (iOS)
Brian – The Walking Dead
Geoff – Mass Effect 3 (a little), Halo Anniversary, Dexter Season 2, Walking Dead

Picks of the week
BillAndroidified Case for Galaxy Nexus from Cruzer Lite
Patrick – Audiotechnica ATR-6550
Brian – gMusic app, iomega Network hard drive.
Geoff – Mass Effect 3 and Zagg (good rant)