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Simulcast 219: No Strings Attached

scastlogosquareThis week on Simulcast 219, we’re talking about new iPads, no strings attached data plans, and we’re still talking about the Note 3.

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

Apple
iPad event recap
Mavericks is free
iPad Air
iPad 2 still lives

Google
Dave’s thoughts on Note 3

Gaming
PAX 2014 East Tickets Came & Went
Kinect Placement Guide
Xbox One Achievements to be color-coded
Nintendo Wii Production Comes to an End
New Wii U Bundle
PS4 Party Chat To Support Up To 8 People

Microsoft
Windows 8.1 Released
8.1 RT pulled due to issues and then re-released

Misc
Fake BBM reviews in the Play Store
T-Mobile offering 200MB free data for life on tablets

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Casting Couch
Bill
– UFC 166
Geoff – The Last Of Us, Pokemon Y
Dave – Pacific Rim, Rewatched Harry Potter Deathly Hollows Pt2

Picks of the week
Bill
– Poetic case for Note 3, Dead Trigger 2
Geoff -Pokemon Y
Dave- Note 3, Rember (Mac)

Simulcast 154: WAKE UP!

This week on Simulcast 154, RIM staged a lame protest, the Verizon GNex FINALLY gets an update, and Black Ops 2 releases this holiday. We’ll talk about it all, right here on the Simulcast.

Apple
RIM was behind the “Wake Up” protest on Apple store?
Dropbox SDK violated App Store policy, promptly removed (and all apps that integrate it)

Google
Verizon GNex finally gets 4.0.4 update
Galaxy SIII coming to Verizon in blue or white?

Microsoft
Motorola wins injunction against Xbox and Windows in Germany
Microsoft and Barnes and Noble settle and create subsidiary
Target pulling all Kindles
First glimpse of a possible Windows 8 business tablet

Gaming
N.O.V.A. 3 coming soon
Call Of Duty Black Ops 2 set in 2025, releases 11/13/12
Skyrim gets Kinect voice features
Skyrim Dawnguard coming this summer
$99 Xbox 360/Kinect subsidized bundle coming next week?

Miscellaneous
RIM guarantees $10k to BB10 certified app devs
Amazon will soon charge tax in more states
Hulu will start requiring cable subscription
Ceton opens a beta signup page – companion app and new extenders coming!
Amazon Launches Cloud Drive Desktop app for Mac and PC

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Bill was on the Gadget Gurus Sunday evening – Listen!

What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Bill – Onkyo TX-NR616 7.2 receiver
Dave – Battlefield 3
Patrick – Uncharted, Fallout 1, Starcraft
Geoff – Uncharted 2, Alien, Dexter Season 4, Fable Heroes (XBLA)

Picks of the week
BillDraw Something Assistant
DaveThe Avengers Live wallpaper
Patrick – iHangy music necklace
GeoffLenovo Ideapad Y470p and Chris Kapusta’s HD Homerun/Windows Media Center Post

Simulcast 141: Who is Football?

This week on Simulcast 141, we have a ton of news. Stay tuned to find out if Geoff is still with his Galaxy Nexus, and if Steve has a 5th iPhone.

Apple
Apple releases updated Final Cut Pro X, brings multicam support, broadcast monitoring love
Apple hires former Dixons CEO John Browett as senior VP of Retail
iPad 3 rumors swirl on that non-news news site
OS X 10.7.3 released with bug fixes aplenty

Google
Google strikes deal to bring 27,000 Chromebooks to US schools in three states
Google adding Public Alerts to Maps, keeps you in the loop in times of worry
HTC Ville caught on camera before MWC
Motorola’s RAZR with unlockable bootloader and no warranty
Symantec was wrong
Google’s new privacy policy
Galaxy Note for $299 on AT&T Feb 19
No SGS 3 announcement at MWC

Miscellaneous
Verizon finally launching shared family data plans?
Redbox ditches Warner Bros and 56 day waiting period
T-Mobile brings Square to select small businesses, does the mobile payment thing
WiGig SD card gets demoed on tablets, makes DVDs gone in 60 seconds
North Carolina launches FCC-approved TV White Space network in Wilmington
RIM has lost it
Angry Birds on a Blackberry
Nintendo officially announces Nintendo Network, promises personal accounts for Wii U
Breaking Bad RPG reinterprets the series

Microsoft
GeoffEff wins a free Windows Phone for expressing his #DROIDRAGE
Kinect for Windows now available – for $249

Listener Voicemail

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What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Dave –  Spartacus Season 1
Steve – War Games
Bill – Alcatraz ←——- love this show!
Geoff – The Tester Season 2, Skyrim (finishing up side quests), Starhawk beta, Twisted Metal demo

Picks of the week
Dave –  Nova Launcher
Steve – Intelliscreen X Call bar
BillRND Power desktop dock for Galaxy Nexus
Geoff – Starhawk beta