Simulcast 217: The Xbonic Plague

scastlogosquareThis week on Simulcast 217, we’re talking about patents, KitKats, Hulu Plus goes Chromecasting, Note 3, and Geoff touches the Xbone.

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

Apple acknowledges iMessage issues in iOS7, working on fix
Apple “rubberbanding” patent invalidated by European court due to Prior Art (Apple Keynote)
New iPads rumored to have 8mp cameras (Great more people taking pics with tablets)

Android 4.4 Event Rumored for Oct 14
Tweet purports to out Nexus 10 replacement by ASUS
Google launches Android game vending machines in Tokyo
Chromecast now supports Hulu Plus
Galaxy Note 3 Tiny Screen Mode
FTC will not challenge Google $1Billion purchase of Waze
Note 3 benchmarking controversy

Geoff gets his hands on the Xbox One
Half-Life 3 Trademark Filed
Steam Announcements

Windows 8.1 now available for pre-order
Dell Venue 8 Pro
Another Nokia Lumia 929 render leaks

Verizon states it will let people who updated via glitch keep unlimited data

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Casting Couch
– Breaking Bad (spoilers within!)
Patrick – Agents of SHIELD, Big Bang Theory, Top Chef (New Orleans)
Geoff – Breaking Bad, The Bridge, Low Winter Sun, Entourage, Halo 4, GTA V, Resistance 3, Ascend: Hand of Kul

Picks of the week
Bill – Flow for Reddit
Patrick -Anti-Pick HBOGo Android (Seriously still no 4.3/Nexus 7(2013) support ?)
Geoff – Surface HD Adapter

Simulcast 165: On Air

This week on Simulcast 165, we’re talking about Hulu for iPad, Amazon Instant, Google Wallet,, and the Nexus Q we wish we had preordered.

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


3 million Mountain Lion installs in 4 days, most successful OS X yet
iPhone prototype “Purple” dates back to 2005, looks like current iPhone
Hulu Plus now on Apple TV
Amazon Instant Video iPad app now available, iPhone and iPod Touch still left wanting
AMD poaches Apple’s platform architecture lead to head up CPU team

T-Mobile Galaxy Note $249 available August 8th
Nexus 7 accessories coming soon
Google postponing Nexus Q launch to ‘make it better,’ sending a free device to those who pre-ordered
Google Wallet now supports any credit card!
Vizio Co-Star pre-orders back up!


Microsoft launches, a new email service with limited ads, unlimited storage and built-in Skype

FCC fines Verizon 1.25 Million for blocking tethering apps on C-Block
Piracy rates compared by another developer
Dropbox confirms user info was stolen, adds new security measures
Amazon updates Cloud Player with 256 Kbps matched files, faster import, direct delivery (update: Roku, Sonos coming soon)

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What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Bill –
The Dark Knight Rises
Dave –
Transformers 3
Brian –
Breaking Bad

Picks of the week
Bill – Netgear R6300
Dave –  
Spotify Radio feature
Brian – 
Netgear R6300