Simulcast 171: Scuff This

This week on Simulcast 171, everyone is back after a week’s hiatus. we’re talking about scuffing iPhone 5s, resetting Galaxy S3s, Xbox Music, and new Nexus rumors. Oh, and Geoff still hasn’t bought an iPhone 5.

This week on Simulcast 171, everyone is back after a week’s hiatus. we’re talking about scuffing iPhone 5s, resetting Galaxy S3s, Xbox Music, and new Nexus rumors. Oh, and Geoff still hasn’t bought an iPhone 5.

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

Apple
5 million iPhone 5s sold opening weekend
Apple Maps fiasco
Apple responds to scuffing and denting, tells people to carry on
Google Maps is/isn’t coming to iOS
ATT Uverse iOS remote app to bring voice and gesture controls
PSA: Don’t buy cheap lightning cables online; they likely don’t exist

Google
Next Nexus rumors begin: 5” HTC based device
Galaxy Note 2 hitting 5 US carriers in November
Google celebrates 25 billion app downloads with 25 cent apps
Samsung S3 reset exploit already fixed
O2 (UK) to start leaving out charger with next HTC Flagship Phone (could be start of new trend?)

Microsoft
Xbox Music pricing and features

Gaming
SEGA in talks to create new Ecco the Dolphin game
Ex-Rare employee rally for Banjo Kazooie

Miscellaneous
Adobe announces Photoshop and Premiere Elements 11 with new filters, more beginner-friendly UI
Dropbox brings sharing to Facebook groups
Texas Instruments announces plan to ditch smartphone market
Tesla S first car to receive OTA software update

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Best wishes on your new gender, Mike

Week 2, Geoff still hasn’t purchased an iPhone 5

What are we playing with /watching/reading this week?
Bill – Boardwalk Empire, Breaking Bad, Sons of Anarchy
Patrick –
Madden 13, Final Fantasy (iOS), The West Wing
Dave –
Revolution
Geoff –
Borderlands 2, IT Crowd, Weeds, West Wing, End Of Watch

Picks of the week
Bill – Passwallet for Android
Patrick –
Final Fantasy (iOS)
Dave –
Ad Away, Ocean HD BITCH!
Geoff –
Borderlands 2
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