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Simulcast 165: On Air

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

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

Apple

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

Google
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

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

Miscellaneous
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