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Simulcast Jr 9: Episode 150.5

In this episode of Simulcast Jr, Brianna talks about her experience with her Kindle Fire. She discusses the Casecrown case she got for it, and her thoughts on this tablet.

She and Bill discuss/argue about Temple Run, and Bri confesses her love for Android.

They talk about their thoughts on the “new” iPad, and Bri talks about her review of the Accell cable.

You can visit Brianna’s website at http://briscrafts.com or http://briannastebbins.com

Simulcast 148: Hawtness

This week on Simulcast 148, some of us still have new iPads. Want to know what we think? Stick around and find out!

Apple
Apple announces dividend and share repurchase plan
New iPad is HOT!! (Literally)
Apple A5x vs Tegra 3 with unbiased test
Untethered jailbreak for new iPad shown on YouTube, not quite ready for download

Google
HTC One X heading to Sprint in June
Droid Fighter hits in April
Google gets go ahead to provide video services to all Kansas City residents (Don’t wet your pants!)
Unnamed Samsung exec says quad-core Exynos inside Galaxy S III, LTE on-chip
Samsung Galaxy SIII to Allow for Wireless Charging Up to 2 Meters Away?
CyanogenMod disables root access by default, now requires user configuration
Google Wallet brings back Pre-paid card support
Leaked Sprint memo hints at push to talk direct connect app for Android coming soon
Study says poorly designed ad processes in free android apps might be root of poor battery life.

Microsoft
Microsoft aiming for October 2012 release of Windows 8, tablets and PCs on deck
Microsoft says there will be ‘no talk of new Xbox hardware at E3 or anytime soon’

Miscellaneous
Mozilla caves, will support H.264 to avoid ‘irrelevance’
FAA to take ‘fresh look’ at gadget restrictions on flights
VMware’s WSX promises to bring virtualized desktops to the web browser with HTML5
Seagate promises 60TB hard drives by end of this decade

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

Listener Questions (from the chatroom)
How long will Apple last without Steve Jobs?

What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Bill – Puss N Boots, Halo Anniversary
Dave – Battlefield 3
Patrick – Draw Something, MW3

Picks of the week
Bill – Pritect Sensor Cover for Kinect
Dave – Temple Run (iOS) iRunner (Android)
Patrick – Canon Vixia HF R20, Open States (iOS)

Simulcast 146: Marsupials

This week on Simulcast 146, we’re back and we have Apple news this week! new iPad has been announced and iOS 5.1 gives AT&T users 4G!! There’s no limit to what Apple can do through the power of software…

Apple
iOS 5.1
“new” iPad with retina display, voice dictation, and a chunkier beltline
iPad 2 16gb Wifi – $399
Apple TV refresh bringing 1080p video content and new streamlined UI, still $99
Apple now willing to license patents

Google
Google Nexus Tablet to be made by Asus, have Tegra 3
Google’s new Assistant coming Q4?
Google Wallet now showing unsupported on rooted devices
Android Market now allows up to 4GB applications and games
Android Market is now Google Play. It’s a dumb name

Gaming
Master Chief returns this holiday season
Assassins Creed 3 Announced with video trailer
Forza sequel coming (of course)

Miscellaneous
Lightroom 4 released at half price

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 – The Ben Heck Show
Patrick – Final Fantasy (PS3), Phantasy Star (360), 11/22/63
Dave
Geoff – Mass Effect 3, Wipeout 2048, Dexter, Motorstorm RC, Walking Dead

Picks of the week
Bill – Nest
PatrickReflection App (OSX 10.6 or higher)
Dave – HHO Dry Cell technology
Geoff – Google Music (Google Play)