Tag Archives: Microsoft

Simulcast 226: Safety Red

This week on Simulcast 226, we are talking about Chromecast, GNL, lots of Google updates, Xbox One updates, and the safety orange Nexus 5 is real!

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

Apple

  • Facebook Paper launches on iOS

Google

Gaming

Misc

We are on Google+ and Twitter

You can email us podcast@thesimulcast.com

Call us 203-903-CAST

Casting Couch

Bill – The Following

Patrick – Agents of Shield, Big Bang Theory, House of Cards

Picks of the Week

BillSwappa

Patrick – AllCast Premium (still a bit buggy)

Simulcast 225: Simulcastrola

This week on Simulcast 225, we are talking about Lenovorola, MicroEpic, One Direction, and the red Nexus 5 is real.

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

Apple

Google

Gaming

Misc

We are on Google+ and Twitter

You can email us podcast@thesimulcast.com

Call us 203-903-CAST

Casting Couch

Bill – UFC, Klondike

Patrick – Stargate SG 1, Duck Dynasty, Probowl, Superbowl

Picks of the Week

Bill – Jaybird Bluebuds X

Patrick – Slingbox Solo (boo slingplayer for tablets android)

 

Simulcast 213: Candy Bars

scastlogosquareThis week on Simulcast 213, we’re talking about KitKats, Xbox One, Note 3, Galaxy Gear, and Micronokia.

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

Apple
Apple event officially Sept 10th

Google
Note 3 is official
Galaxy Gear
Android 4.4 is KitKat, official
Nexus 5 leaked
Google says local content streaming is coming officially

Gaming
Xbox One available November 22nd
Microsoft Exec says Xbox 360 will get 3 more years of support
Sony announces that PS4 will support up to 4 controllers
Xbox One gets a CPU boost
No really Nintendo announces it is releasing a 2DS

Microsoft
Microsoft buys Nokia

Misc
HDMI 2.0 standard announced

We are on Google+ and Twitter, Google Currents and the Windows Phone Store
You can email us podcast@thesimulcast.com
Call us 203-903-CAST

Casting Couch

Bill – Ultimate Fighter tonight!
Patrick – NFL, College Football, Duck Dynasty
Dave-   Now You See Me, Re watched Inglorious Bastards

Picks of the week
Bill
UPnP/DLNA for GMusic, Poetic Case
PatrickTeam Viewer
Dave- CM 12, Lemon Wallet, Rdio

Simulcast 160: Baller

This week on Simulcast 160, we discuss a ton of news from Microsoft’s Surface announcement, Nexus 7 rumors, and RIM layoffs.

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

Apple
Dutch court rules in favor of Samsung in 3G patent case against Apple, could lead to compensation
Kodak sues Apple for allegedly interfering with patent sales, has little nostalgia for your QuickTake
Macbook Pro with retina display officially supports 3 external monitors (Thunderbolt x2 + 1 HDMI)

Google
Nexus 7 posts picture to Picasa
Stock Android for Galaxy S3 right now!
Flipboard gets access to Google+ APIs
ICS coming to Samsung Galaxy Tabs 10.1, 8.9, 7.7 and 7.0 Plus starting in July

Microsoft
Microsoft Surface revealed
Microsoft brings NFC payments and loyalty cards to Windows Phone 8
Microsoft introduces Windows Phone 8 for fall release, incompatible with current devices
Microsoft announces OTA updates for Windows Phone 8 and 18 month support for devices
TMobile Germany refuses to sell Nokia 900 due to lack of Windows Phone 8 support

Miscellaneous
AT&T strikes a deal with Sirius XM to make 2.3GHz LTE a reality, pitches it to the FCC
Harry Potter series free on Kindle Lending Library
PCMag tests 4G speeds in the US, Verizon LTE the clear winner
Prepaid MiFi coming to Walmart, starting at $10 for 100MB with no expiry
Verizon intros FiOS Quantum, officially priced up to 300Mbps
RIM starts laying off employees

We have our own Google+ page! You can also email us podcast@thesimulcast.com – Call us 203-903-CAST

Tweets
from @nicball Did Bill consider the acoustics when pouring his new floors? Did he buy the six-axis controller app for Android?

What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Bill – The Girl with Dragon Tattoo
Dave –
Chronical
Patrick -
Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga

Picks of the week
Bill – Open Garden, Super Video
Dave –
Temple Run: Brave
Patrick –
Macally External Hard drive enclosure

Simulcast 144: Googlesoft

This week on Simulcast 144, we’re back on Vokle and still loving it. Steve is back and we have no idea what we did to scare Geoff away.

Apple
iTunes makeover on the way?
Potential iOS bug allows access to contacts without passcode (requires lot of effort)
OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion preview released to developers
iOS apps will be required to state permissions (ala Android)

Google
HTC Thunderbolt getting ICS along with Rezound and others
Microsoft attacks Google Docs on YouTube
Ubuntu for Android at MWC?
Google sued over Safari Privacy Debacle
Google’s notification bar patent application could spell trouble for Apple (or end of Patent War)

Miscellaneous
Qualcomm announces new Snapdragon S4 (dual core with integrated LTE)
Blackberry Playbook 2.0: too little too late?
Blackberry Bridge app allows old Blackberry to become PS3 Remote
TMobile USA attempting to get FCC to block Verizon spectrum purchase
Barnes & Noble stores to repartition Nook Tablets to allow more user content starting 3/12/12
Canon 5D Mark III/X to be announced on 2/27 or 2/28  (depending on where you are) (confirmed)
Canon Rebel T4i announcement on/around  March 2, 2012 (rumor)

We have our own Google+ page! and an updated Android app! You can also email us podcast@thesimulcast.com

What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Bill – Polk Audio Monitor 40 Series II rear surround speakers
Patrick – Final Fantasy I
Dave – Spartacus Season 3
Steve – Walking Dead, Top Shot

Picks of the week
BillSucuri.net, Google Chat extension for Chrome
Patrick – CTIA:  Wireless 2012 – Media Credential FTW!
Dave – tune in next week!
Steve

Listener Questions (from the chatroom)

Joe B.
Hi Everyone.   Awesome Show-If you’re not following me then I am @techguy40

Simulcast 76: Release the Birds

Apple
Verizon iPhone hits AP stage, iPhone 5 hits EVT http://bit.ly/axLZAs
Steve Jobs comments on Android during earnings call http://bit.ly/c0Yfq5
Apple event today

  • iLife 11
  • Facetime to Mac via iChat
  • OS Lion
  • App store for Mac desktop
  • MB Air
  • Mini MB Air

Google
First Gingerbread details leak? http://bit.ly/dDvs2i
Tweetdeck CEO jabs back at Jobs “Twitterdeck” comment http://bit.ly/cEbGBf
G2 overclocked to 1.42GHz http://bit.ly/bb45eZ

Misc
Verizon 3G network extender $249 http://bit.ly/cJo6g1
Verizon tiered data plans http://bit.ly/dsjoVA
T-Mo to introduce $10/200MB data plan for smartphones? http://bit.ly/dAHwY6
Netflix streaming on Wii no longer requires disc http://bit.ly/c52ElY
Angry Birds sees over 2 million downloads in 2 days! http://bit.ly/aeGyRG

Picks of the Week

Marcey- Seizure Robots (DAVE) =)
Steve
Dave
Geoff- Zune Marketplace, New Xbox.com