Ep. 1414: Will Verizon doom the Xoom?
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Ep. 1414: Will Verizon doom the Xoom?

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Today is Thursday February -- -- -- -- -- -- -- themselves and friends all I'm Donald bell I am Hollywood Bob and a buzz out loud because I can't independently and episode of port. Dean fourteen. A very special day it is a special day today ladies and gentlemen the Steve Jobs 56 birthday -- and they and to celebrate -- thing. Pat -- well I don't. You want to get -- into oblivion we're totally allowed to sing a song now we are barely allowed to see the words in the ailment that in the Olympics and he added yeah he's doing it and then there and or the route version and -- Are editors and pulled out I was gonna did Entertainment Tonight version but -- Not and I think you've -- -- that but there. Have had been discussed he didn't like it -- -- -- like it. And -- in an animal. That is apparent what happened to and to what has happened to -- pretty good authority off the rails. -- -- any element on the line up to -- Well that's it as a mark there okay with it dude you can -- cannot imagine Howell. Well this is working on. -- it regularly scheduled Thursday. Which also happens to be. Motorola is okay -- game was the -- rom and lifted it -- -- -- ridiculous and you can't look at it. Look at it sorry -- -- claims that media ads in a beautiful piece of hardware now delicately -- -- And Donald sausage fingers -- Run with -- -- we've seen him a bunch of times but this bill. It's still pretty well as real time display and around them so Donald Ellis things you really like -- I mean you you did the official review. And that's another reason why you're here. To about that silly doing it and kind of -- an amendment would and -- a -- can you read that. That with. With Google's next generation of -- -- -- knack for great hardware and Verizon's promise port unit port capability or compatibility. The -- tablet technically offers a more powerful more capable alternative. To Apple's iPad that sound smart Alec Baghdad -- -- -- I am -- Liu noted. Yeah. It is expensive to expand -- expensive and it's this is this is that the debate the debate yesterday as whether or not -- too heavy. If -- -- I was really when you're first slick video -- plant up -- it was heavier than the iPad and really thought Nokia can easily here's the weird thing I know this is like totally for a lot people like wire even talking about this this is -- facilities and talk about but it like down. That's a big deal it's like. We waited we took it to the scale it's like a tenth of a pound heavier than the iPad so it -- Not that much. But I think it's also because the the way that the bezel is smaller so the whole little little bit differently as comfortable in hand and it's a little bit wider than -- -- -- but the balances out so you feel that little bit of a wait a little bit different. -- outside -- I you have to do a little bit forward looking at the fat in like a week we're probably going it's the a thinner lighter iPad I didn't -- that really literally into consideration that I do think to me that the review a little bit evergreen for the zoom. It's big going backwards in as far as the weight concern can only hurt the -- but that said. It's -- I mean it's incredibly -- -- backed out you know dual two -- tegra two processor. A gated system ram compared to like that 256. Care whenever of Graham in the iPad -- -- say it's got everything there. Heard for the what Android has -- high cost opera now and probably in the future. But the flash support wasn't out of the box -- that -- -- all that out and are doing their updates -- -- like a big kind of -- Cover for only handle that fills the whole group cool it is it's more like -- -- kiosk there's really a lot of graphical elements are that are -- -- if -- notice and I. I will say I'm I'm I'm crazy about honeycomb like I think -- that -- And beyond the zoom having honeycomb running on a lot of tablets this year is going to be great thing for the competition yet I think to me though that the possibly the best thing he -- and first look video -- decent with heavier and silently Brinker. Was. Stay away from contracts with the tablet like the plate right now -- -- a ten year contract anyhow -- if to your contact for the iPad it's a bad idea because the space is kind of growing -- So quickly. Yet why would you lock yourself down to something closer is solid smart -- that you really need. You know it's not like you're like I need this for work two years I'm fine you know pay for it for something that's gonna be. Years -- kind of fun in between new -- that. We -- is not entirely necessary. -- yourself into it here and it's an utterly baffling I -- especially -- as he said because of that the device category but also because it's the wild west right now. With tablets I mean there when they're falling from either going to be you know talk about buyers -- I think and I violin but I'll lashed myself to eat away at risk of a huge you know cancellation -- now -- -- and I -- so lake. This is such a like a carrier moved -- like Verizon or whoever's responsible for -- the -- we've got the precious right now and everyone wants and who wants the honeycomb. In their account Nicole Lee and up. Being in around like a gay give us with. Signing mile tier contacting you can have it for actual you know I'd be surprised see how many people fall for that. I'm curious how many people are actually in and the contract that doesn't seem like. It is and it's only a hundred dollar difference -- rejuvenating -- 700 dollars difference 806 and yet no way. Yet so when are we gonna do we have any idea when we're gonna see I thought -- -- there's a Wi-Fi only version that 600 -- right and my -- that represents they say look we haven't announced that they've announced that for Europe. And they didn't say we're not -- announcement that that's not coming -- there is definitely -- yet involved -- that as a if that's some Verizon bullying going on to it that's the one I'm sorry that's the -- what is the same in the that Galaxy Tab of the -- -- -- the Wi-Fi around him whistle went back coming back like that have to be carrier related. I cannot believe manufacturers seriously did you have you learned nothing from the cell phone in the Smartphone the mobile phone industry like. Don't get in bed with carriers they will ruin it for you -- you literally like Verizon's pricing in the idea of a contract is -- strangle this baby in the crib. If Motorola does not get the zoom out from under. Part. Here are the problem is also just right from a retail standpoint is -- having does the president -- everything. I thought wow you really -- baby gap on -- island -- an idea but also cite the retail partnerships right from a distribution standpoint. If they don't have those locked down it's like where we know they wanna get them in the hands of most people like they're not gonna make -- -- those it is best buy. Right now and so to get this tab out there it's it's an evil right if they had a distribution platform that was -- we could. C zooms in every retail store on that -- tack than they probably in indicators as well we are not happy that it is really all about timers and you know we if -- yet if they. Now if they did so they waved to stay away from an area -- -- -- -- -- -- -- to update probably that we do we as it has announced it they've got flash now here's an infuriating okay. There's a forgy version you can get now there's a wide -- version and or in the iPad two is out is a different context so -- -- -- Donna Knutson and his new full time job as is. The irony that -- -- -- but one thing that you know previous tablets had I guess an issue with was apps not -- -- being developed for written. Are already -- about the zoomed -- -- like the maps and the calendars feels a lot more. -- in more advanced than you know what we see on the iPad side. Did you see anything different at least from the outsider it's still developers to -- the you know. Now that they have the hardware generally they'll add it. Yeah I mean they they SDKs -- update is totally it's it's open season if you want to develop for. For Android I just think pay. -- beaten kind of take their time because people aren't -- be picking up these. I mean honeycomb the honeycomb devices -- -- their at sensible prices and has a lot more products out there using it. So. But -- if it's I'm optimistic about it but there's still a year behind. Make the 60000 iPad specific apps that are currently out there -- -- -- It's good debated and easy kind of criticism to make it like this would've been awesome last year. The hotel downtown and am well I'm so happy that the competition finally there but it's like statements even if there's a lot of catching up to -- to make you especially with -- march 2 announcement looming. I had never elect a big dark cloud now also with a zoom we talked about how it's -- for forgy LTE. On the good thing about this is that if you do you wanna do it it will not cost you. Basically it'll be free of charge upgrade -- you'll have to change any type of like planning its upgrade but you'll have actually physically ship in your -- To get that I'll update and it takes about six business days yeah. To -- actually they confirmed to me that they're not just swapping it out and giving you a new one. But at. -- a letter passwords and you know bad yet your your definitely getting back via his and yet today didn't mention that -- and why they couldn't do it on the carrier level like -- -- they -- it or they're just like you just happens and it. -- I hadn't that I should be a little bit like terrifying if something you've spent either 60800 dollars on you've got some. Some -- with like half of torque screwdriver -- -- keynote treatment -- -- running I don't know I just literally cannot recommend that anyone buying. The zoom from. -- -- -- really can't it's far as I'm concerned no tablets repurchase from interior by them all from abide by Wi-Fi and get yourself. An overdrive or my fires some kind of device like it just be that can work as Wi-Fi. Access for all of your gadgets because this is I mean reading this I just -- it. I love this device that I can watching it -- when in today nightmare that is all of this stuff and it look at his direction. Her -- -- upgrade you know before you request the -- -- the upgraded click. You go in and everything in pop -- and here's the thing and windows when -- and the Indian and usually in and then you'd wanna re edit the factory settings in this packet -- in a box intended to -- respectively. Freaking kidding me. Just -- thinking. Just by a -- -- device. Own it and they get a -- -- we know where I mean. It's a tragic but they -- -- -- than a year your teams and no one should buy this in right now. Yet hopeful that's pretty -- I think now it's as a very well I -- -- used by government area and used only by the -- divers and that's not available. -- -- Or move to Europe and an -- and I think you will be available and it and there is still much competition coming and honestly I got him I wouldn't be jumping into the title Mercury now no matter what right -- so much competition and whether you're just waiting Apple announces or not. Between iPad two rumors and product and three the algae tablet I as far as I'm concerned you HP webos tablet is the dark -- -- the rate I think looks. -- but it suffers. A lot of the same criticism I mean as as far as that the app support not being manned it being a first generation products yet. Clinton dark. -- -- I guess I could I can see -- cutting and pasting plenty for my -- to do for an -- yeah you know ultimately a lot of them have similar problems right now. Which is why most people are gonna buy an iPad can -- through another and they're stuck into it I mean I'm wondering I'm curious -- Who's gonna come up as the number two competitor in the tablet world from a tech standpoint. The technological standpoint I would say -- -- re direct purchase from its beef but it to -- that you know all will that be enough yeah it's an amazing device it. -- -- how much the going to be on each day when the European life violence come out. And can live there you go gonna happen that's gonna have yet how much that enemies as they go off to the deal -- right now is that start your eBay Canada Erfurt you know if you have days and -- them -- -- and -- the US customers you've gotta make -- do it. All right also on the other product news that happened today Apple wants their new line of MacBook pros we've been talking -- -- -- they are officially. Al today on some -- the other features specific to these models of the fact that. The fifteen and seventeen inch MacBook pros will be featuring. Quad Core CPUs the first time for Apple. -- and Quad Core processors. Into their machines -- they have also now have. Light peak which is re branded -- the name thunder -- Now some people have some issues with that here would not meet an amateur bloggers like what the hell in all of this work branding and technology -- -- -- people finally understand what it was and instantly have I don't think it's a big in an out like that. We'll also ice on Florida's like. The thunderbolt -- -- are anathema in our lighting and guys. It looks like it by I would get electrocuted and I guess they really do not touch because I. Really okay I -- you guys are gonna on the crazy town -- There was a development name they decided name -- that happens all the time that they auditing code namely that thing and -- you're mad at them for that. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- think -- light -- was becoming a Grammy pleasing that. Yet that there are other things that we have going on here with pinnacle if you on the when -- dug into the build to order options a fifteen inch model has the option for higher res display. Seeking get it's like a sixteen. 1680 30% more pixels. On the you have -- option for solid state drives across the board the thirteen inch models a Leo only featuring dual core processors I buy an I seven. But this is some sweet hardware everyone's -- -- -- there is no physical cosmetic design like from it from you know from a shape or form -- -- Which point the fact that problem that the next rev in the -- -- But the power under this is ridiculous yet a lot of power in there and I think that's that's -- -- to keep it up to keep up the pro -- also if they're going -- MacBook pros and -- Eighty and we hope that we keep on time I haven't I haven't heard it got simulator records at that point the court -- out there on how -- -- over that little also and more of by Mac news of Mac OS-X lion they've talked about they release the developer preview -- of you have. A developer account -- that you can get access to that but with pretty cool about this some new features we thought they've shown up like. Launch pad where it's very IOS built into the computer itself the couple's been -- mission controller when he's like your fingers -- -- -- every open window. Every open app. Your dashboard blah blah blah but some other cool things that they've thrown -- -- now. Is on the feature -- versions where it records or saved every successive version of a document you've been working on. -- like time machine so that's that's pretty cool also. Brazil with -- and a need is whenever you -- with opera update. We hate -- the reopen all your apps and all that stuff. It launches your computer with everything open exactly as it was before opera. And -- and then mail's been revamped a lot cleaner look. With conversations. In it you know very Atkins like you know Google -- Hillary of the conversation -- put together. Philosophy as plus -- server is gonna be built in so that the width -- line. It's it's also very. It is very app centric like when you look at you know that's actually the first the desktop and effort -- that the three times that screens -- there really. It's it looks more and more likable and a violent a definite yes absolutely so. And then in other Apple news other other other Apple and a little has finally launched the facetime app on the Mac App Store. -- nine. And now to the public beta was free and. -- -- -- -- I don't even. And they made it. -- -- easily the gag you you get the Mac App Store on they say it's YouTube and that whole county thing they had recently talked about with. IPod Touch and whatnot so that really -- if they can didn't ill pay their accountants may -- it's it's had something to do with went new. In their words significant feature. Is added. Based on that they have there they run innate you know have an accounting mark for the 99 cents for -- on -- repeat. I actually didn't think I would use face time on my on the computer but I I have several times. And I didn't think I would like. Actually if it the next half if that -- and then -- -- -- -- IOS four point three if your Mac OS's is hitting golden master apparently and then there are now rumors that we made the demo of that would be shocked if we didn't actually. The demo of that at next week's -- the academic I mean it's gonna be on the iPad to -- we have on our ipads here already so it's honestly like I'm interested to see what iPad -- in -- -- in terms of hardware what changes are gonna mean in terms hardware and way more interested the other Gannett. Comeback because -- come to -- is such a -- eight. Beautiful and well executed tablet OS that I idyllic island -- -- -- I would say this. Though that is more complicated latest fiery -- figuring out where to go and I think that Apple might do themselves a disservice -- -- try -- to. Add -- more that complexity and like professional features -- -- because there they're doing pretty well in that market people -- site. It's pretty and it's simple fun and it's fun you could you could take that too far. Yes definitely I just think. Via its you know what it's gonna be the total clarity and and and partly it really does -- what you want to do with -- tablet I mean I think they're a lot of people like I bought it thinking would be great for travel. But it's not because any laptop. -- -- -- They get need to get work done and so it's that really I think people are going to be deciding ultimately between like that really simplified experience which is like -- that is basically my kids TV now. Verses and machine that you convince more of a miniaturized computers making it -- them. All indications though promotion and IOS four point three shows that -- they're only adding a few -- little bells and whistles but they're pretty much gonna keep it relatively the same. Yeah yeah they're they're. You there would have been indications or even like you know for them to even take a more advance approach there's no indications and four point three that they're doing that at all. Basically know based only played with cell. Even a simple as the right way for them -- -- And those with how the revolution it merry part about it was like oh my god you can take all that sit -- is the menu bar crap away from the PC experience I still get everything I really want kind of as in the web check my email. Like well okay good that's the agreement -- -- Simplify things farming but. Via cell you got it you got it injury and advance them. Make people want right. The both -- -- they deliver our into a little break when we come back we're going to we got some bad news about the cost them a break up the go to. Entire -- we're so excited about that so -- Microsoft tries to answer its software update issues and WikiLeaks -- Welcome back about -- and everybody ms. Molly Wood Donald bell in the house on his regular Thursday. And video here with us welcome guys we talked about our -- v.s with Apple time. Of all time make up and -- -- of fire and -- -- -- -- geniuses -- amazing. -- so you know how to from the fallout of the whole situation is that. But break up -- to fire -- it raked in more than 100000 news bulletins -- -- about four hours. And as of according to techcrunch about five hours ago had amassed a modest three point six million users you think you -- -- database. And then -- like magic. This appeared on blocked -- FaceBook though man. Out of there belongs. Developer deadline Hurd said he doesn't know why they wouldn't really tell -- -- and then they also. Shut down -- account as my personal -- FaceBook page why would you do that he couldn't get earth science techcrunch did get in touch though and said. The following statement. We have automated systems in place to ensure apps on FaceBook platform provide a positive user experience and we're currently looking into the issue with brick -- -- fire. Additionally we did not block -- blackmail yourself -- general about it. Some pictures were temporarily disabled this week while global I continues to be accessible I think. That and needs the bit so the explanation that they gave the developer was. If an application is making an inordinate number of streamed -- published calls for example and receiving a large number of user reports. It may be removed -- -- automated systems to protect the user experience and a platform ecosystem so kind of suggests. -- -- -- It was so big and getting so many users and Aaron K that they thought it was like a hammer and copper may be Moses came down inside member I think that's had about coming back neighbor's wife and this is it that you're not cool it's not it's a cool. Did they could put on Moses Anemia as well. How are and a maximum of the biggest thing we didn't and I found -- knows this they didn't -- biblical things like that makes up a delicate thing is there anything. -- The pavement -- one one thing that the about a -- no -- put it back. Is cool if people. I absolutely gasoline with command and never have feeling they're gonna implement themselves like -- but it meant that people who know weakening -- enough. Really it and -- -- down the did the developers say that he was trying to talk -- -- -- -- yet to adjusted but do it completely neutered the app if they said. They're just gonna find ways to bring it back yet it's like -- will tell you know client -- comply the fact that they also -- -- personal accounts though indicated that -- thing I think it must have thought it was spam via app of some sort. When in fact it is the most useful app and. Not that I have anyone in mind -- ago. In other things that shut down we talk about is Samsung windows phone -- this. Kind of breaking -- windows phone blog for Microsoft they wanted to respond to. All of the uproar and you know kind of become the gloomy outlook -- what's been happening so they posted a blog telling. Everyone including us that 90% of the people who receive the update notification. Haven't been able to install the -- -- -- successfully. So when you turn it so when you turn your -- it's your turn -- downloaded chances are good you'll have a problem with that now 10% of -- people who do experience a problem. Nearly half of them failed for two basic reasons accorded and they say a bad Internet connection. Or insufficient computer storage space luckily both are easy fix now they did address at least in a question -- what kind of like a fact like. What it's up with the Samsung phones. The question was -- there's probably -- -- -- is this true. They said they've identified the issues of the windows phones and update process that impact the small number of Samsung phones that working -- corrected. But as a precaution they briefly suspended update the Samsung phone. And think they really did say they have a problem they have a problem with it with something simple and sound as usual though this is the kind of thing that you know I'm sure Microsoft public -- We at eighty problem. In -- be updated like three million phones -- eighty problems or whatever because the Internet via -- translator an attack code -- that you know it's multiplied whenever. But they've definitely there was some specific issue attempts and -- to be honest -- but very down my way I gotta give both sides so as we you know where we -- we're hard on them as for good reason management has its say and in other updates this -- -- little big block of data Apple shareholders rejected the proposal that would have required the company to disclose its succession plan for senior management's own Apple will. Be able to just stay mum about who is the united source there's apprentice -- at. Now we know. Interesting story coming out of Michael Robertson who is the guy who started MP3 dot com he -- Lindo as sip phone which is like a VoIP service home. Yet isn't it -- a very interesting like. Tech industry disrupt air you know absolutely and -- his latest effort is this thing called the DAR dot FM and it's basically. -- -- For radio. It records radio shows to the -- Yeah this is not -- -- it after it happened and velocity way. Wow so and it. Is that if I heard array with you can selectively -- seek out certain songs or whatever to cast about from radio -- are now. -- it is able at least what guides yeah you can do is -- you can also it and it records -- -- like the -- it also -- like radio shows that includes the acts yet so you can skip over them. There was -- -- a dozen radio on your tape deck accepted and that's. This case you're boombox as the cloud -- and so on it's also working kind of -- companion we've if you guys have heard about MP3 tunes dot com. That's a service where you can you know upload your music and an accident from what your Android phone and your iPhone but the files -- you record through this dark dot app and service. Are then stored on your MP3 tunes -- It's pretty interesting -- it's really neat -- and then you could record say it like you could inspire your favorite radio station for a few hours and then -- that was stored you'd be able to see all the songs played during that time and and skip around to them by name. Which you actually can do for free with any other service. Robertson says that he thinks it's legal because. The radio stations can't compete because of copyright laws and the legality of letting users record what they hear. Even through a cloud service does have precedent. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Like a NPR forum or something may be acting the way around this is just to have some assume that the top content and irony there -- podcast and exactly that means more predictably not to way to the ads as much. And then as far as music is concerned it's like man it's it's already tough to turn on the radio and not hear the same four songs over and over and I know what else does that -- need to go how that recorded. It seems. Can be altered to just be -- just strictly confusing like you have to literally leave a radio on in a room and recorded with the staying -- -- an online radio station that's streaming. It pulls illustrator it was a mystery yup he you don't have to have -- actively plane for to do it sounds like the biggest problem too is that. You don't have to back to the point that yes -- that you -- -- -- I could totally -- recording one of my satellite. Stations Writely and out of jail on a podcast that's not available on my tests are and where I -- Some like it hit -- greatly Alex of those but I can you know don't even bring new CAPTCHA. -- -- -- -- So definitely think it's a brand and and a rapidly degrading to be the perfect excuse those someone -- you listening to -- but what now it is if this is mine recorded media. Yet the recorded -- little idea -- Spiky that Jerry -- those -- last word he thinks that legal heft and at that many of them anyway outlook feed it's probably the -- deal killer with the the wall actually is that -- Crappy audio quality yet still get ultimately. And this is -- -- as taping off the radio company to -- -- -- if it's the new version of that it is also think that the biggest of there's always visual formats in that that the digital care for listening to music. But that people the numbers of people listen to radio on -- dvd case is still far outstrip. The number of people listening to pandora or download music on iTunes to -- a huge market. But those people are still people who just -- turn on that -- the video -- -- out there now I -- actively not I don't think a lot of them actively chasing out. Specific content that they won't record. Unless it's -- it's really can't -- need if he -- here you know. Or maybe he just wants you know -- like goof around and out you know it you like to see the dollar -- Like in the eyes when -- EU about the number people who listen to radio or fans of threats -- media's film yet but I am now even that now audiences. Online content. Via flash will be much much launched the Sony ex Disney is latching on -- you little children and social networking think that middle and -- Of -- on this release that it was country know what not if you made it -- period this. Path. Over. Disney is acquired social -- together built in social network -- ten years of age or younger. Parents can also interact with their kids the kids will have their very own social community it's literally FaceBook. And kid friendly markets. There ego he would have their own social network and Disney is gonna monetize is -- okay and Ares -- and the princess club at the -- club in new -- -- car's -- if you know any of these things it's it's over. -- -- -- -- -- It and now -- -- I mean really. Now the kids are gonna got a fifth by currently by the -- bears on MySpace has been ruined what am I think we'll get government security there get it now they I mean kids already know about basement but they can't use it from the parents they're gonna have -- together they'll lap on the little iphones and ipads. You're. You -- device will really be as the eyes and now places. Like in the -- opening an -- and there's a really long game here and these -- become a thought that the gonna have this thing and it might not even have gotten on the mean maybe when nearly annually -- know when you're ten years -- maybe once you break it says ten years of age or younger you have to graduate. -- over to -- but you grow up -- -- there's something in the middle yeah yeah it's something that. -- that in a trend in it. It's cute that they have something that's just for kids -- want kids' anxiety in there cul-de-sac play ball that do you have the argument that -- It really notice that currently threatening. A lot of Sony adults that. They are this is our society that's where he led it through the -- -- -- and India. Nothing to move on to -- and. We did they could have how big gift shop. People into. The night at -- is looking to generate more revenue by launching an online shop where you -- buy shirts messenger bags -- Button. Car and cell -- man mouse -- -- that the WikiLeaks logo are probably on there are absolutely love it -- -- the -- -- designs apparently you can get a free Julian. T shirt with latest sort of -- over oh I definitely right please toddler teacher with the WikiLeaks logo Leavitt says the truth is not treatment. Are you to go violent and magnetic information I don't know violence and update adding -- to cash flow. You stated that -- -- -- what profits would go directly to WikiLeaks the fund their -- but they. Demanding that they may have been on big did you better than this saving epic there's a dozen were -- -- -- there's just a letter and and they totally -- think the diaper opportunity to. Didn't mean. Now you would give -- something a little things you below dollars. And topography here that's what I'm saying they don't have any might mean I don't care. Student I'm -- square could not be more excited about I don't last. They let us know with their all -- -- blog post on public all that I don't wanna shout it out because it is obnoxious and it is really pretty of I have to admit is the least cool thing -- theme -- Internet ethnic. This whole post is titled ON FD and remembered as the -- with -- Thought I thought of less than three weeks away new app new -- parties in conflict and Moe. The is the act on it yet chills me -- and man bar -- I. However the Shiites and animated law look at this Leo little all caps that your over or it's there I'm over there like borrow and scientific. I'm over -- speak. The intended to type us yeah we'll speak I -- -- TH -- I though this is surprisingly -- cool and I think. Writely is as serious an analysis here this opens the door for the next -- where it. What dignity and the one you know kind of about the deployment management -- and I'll absent. These people are and are you -- all of whose lost market share to foursquare and isn't -- in all caps there's a strategy behind it right there -- not then all caps I think am gonna. Sign up for. -- -- -- -- -- -- Then there's one thing I signed up offered at CES images taken of them like all right don't want anyone else -- -- hey -- hey Kenneth and I've been thinking you know just. Do it for the column with violent volcano -- here I think you'll because jump the shark. Official as of this blog -- -- because this is epic descended off. We three gave them the digital head down that way it. -- -- this -- researchers have created a computer that fits on the tip. Of a -- so this is. Banks are -- the University of Michigan the -- the first prototype or a millimeter scale computing system they're hoping to use it on in things like the human -- -- This do we have an image of a that we will take this out it's one of cubic millimeter. It basically covered the and authored a penny. Inside his computer all for -- prop microprocessor. Pressure sensor memory a thin film battery solar cell wireless radio with an antenna that can transmit data to an external reader held near -- -- That is ignorance is not waters -- -- now in his eyes for glaucoma yet meant to be pressure monitor and implantable pressure monitor for glaucoma patient -- -- it has tons of different. Opt in a potential uses I would think that the idea now -- they can be minor -- pressure it's really it is remarkable. We're almost there at the nano about level when they cross -- -- -- and tags injected publishing right now -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Yeah yeah and happens after large scale nano virus expert -- and detonated population. And it recognized it really working -- -- now. Why am I gonna buy the book now in Vegas Sunday -- -- -- -- -- -- in the entire -- that the will there be dinosaurs in this book my. 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But because it has -- largely looks today is like tech T Rex. -- little booty bump occurred after raptor. I couldn't do. That anyway -- eleven Durham as Mac daddy it's okay and a director I love it. Under -- give it to me. Better than Korea -- tops and I can't get over it out why we keep having -- happy story that he still Mac seller so there's got to wrap that every time -- problems -- -- we got a dock about it Toronto merits. We got we it we have got to get the -- -- happy ending. Speaking at. Online voting for the first time ad bar. And that there's no winner. Says I didn't think it. Has evolved -- -- one in the top thirty. And ultimately. -- an innovative new international data movement. Every year and maybe every year. Emerge in divers and now isn't gonna be totally adjusting and you know I mean as these that the -- -- as American and it goes so goes the nation and in the breaker precursor Hampshire. I'm voting for this that it is it when won't realize that -- more people voting for American Idol and actually vote nationally I think we realized that out on learning. Then that's just -- the freaking phone and texting there are more people who vote for American. You can also vote multiple times you thirteen years old it's pretty easy so of viewers might well -- American Idol icon they have to use their FaceBook accounts. Competitor to fox on MySpace -- -- cases they're trying to sell that often it's not enough so yet and -- FaceBook is actually looking -- probably have probably but -- -- million accounts trade in the next month. One of Megan -- Guitar Hero MySpace and American Idol like one big sell -- that I kind the president -- sorry. Oh sorry yeah yeah yeah. Anywhere that the -- -- anonymous does one thing a fun. A blanket that they now ripe for -- Okay and then finally in the most awesome story of the entire day -- -- coming to us courtesy of a press release from Sony Pictures entertainment. Sony Pictures entertainment would like to -- department that today February 24 -- the sixty ninth anniversary of the battle of Los Angeles. And make you may have heard their new movie -- vandals coming out which of the coolest trailer ever. Which remains at one of the strangest events of world war two and is still a mystery to this. Date and they're saying that the movie is based on the evening true events. -- ever solved loosely apparently -- -- certainly after 2 AM February 25 throughout the night unidentified object reported over Los Angeles. And the threat was so when you know that air raid sirens were sounded and a total blackout was ordered. Then. The 37 coast artillery brigade started firing at the objects. As they moved south I don't think -- expired back they were like you -- that they thought. -- dust on the lenses of governments missile launchers but -- -- to this day nobody can explain what the craft was why and why the -- couldn't. -- many who live is so you're saying that there were flying things in the air that they shot at. But the movies based on alien life -- machines rising from the ground and students taking over so it's completely accurate out yet totally -- You can see how closely related to my -- -- that something was an identifiable that we shot that. Resent this show this in schools is that American history means Regina. And imovie. Didn't appear reported -- ago. Europe up and a thousand more loosely based that I had actually that I read and I -- That in the article that -- -- -- the date they think. Ever in my life. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Battle or -- And I love it. I get times yet you called and emailed us into -- We nice oil awesome east. First step -- our -- know that our first -- says Amazon rocks. The iPad few. -- budget -- from a Connecticut. Just out of this Amazon streaming deal on on the -- -- yet but once it is in Colombia and dropping. The Netflix and let you access to BBC America and all that on Amazon. Art and travels on primes so -- drop that's been an advocate Netflix so. Think this could be trouble for for Netflix. To that general statement there are gonna take you back from China offered to what he -- -- nutrients so. -- -- -- -- That the device that amount gigantic -- highway utopia. All of us about with the iPad -- Resolved yet and it -- but the show. I the coupon is -- but -- -- they -- Netflix -- I'm present an Amazon opened yet and as long as the content that some people really want is wanna take those customers via. Also -- -- for the iPad. Quote -- three. I mean talking and as some like people that I know that work with components directly where they've also that they don't see companies here but more than anything if we watched. What happens -- the iPad two announcement and the specs just don't really feel up to par or up to speed double kind of indicate -- -- If there might be a chance that an iPad you'll come out this year because of -- not dual core and it just be in everyone's like. It's just a hardware redesign a little happier and outside and -- -- for this year. I could see them doing something -- like iPod Touch becomes something. My bigger -- -- iPad he lavished on them they make because that's that's for Apple so -- -- A successful product that is they are capitalizing on that it kind branded as a tablet like -- -- -- need to go to the market is this something else is so many games available in Iowa estimate that one of the dedicated games I've gotten into -- thing down by saying it would happen we'll see yellow suit with Bechtel is a big -- that you got out you know like something it is standing under MI out though. Well if we feel like when Earthlink currently and I'm -- -- The. Our next -- Don Cornelius. Feeling the love. I it is Don Cornelius con about episode 1413. It that is one of the best. Buzz got loud episodes as seen -- alone time alone to catharsis. The bleak ups are -- heart wrenching look if you like it was so important how many of our. B lower in seeing tech it is fine and -- -- isolated. Because of the things that we do. We feel like we can actually -- -- People around this part of those it's really great thanks so much. The -- that he fell below you converted his voice in my view is we soak -- overnight you get a release of the other militant -- until you guys that we stand the test some -- and. Are you -- brother on your little it. -- any other car was broken most Bonita who had -- now every tornado hit -- -- And like there's some room we read a bunch what you read every like I remember -- -- today he was like. Those plug and allow you -- We thank Brian this is exactly this is really sad stuff -- -- we've all -- -- we all that matter you lot are absolutely are the job done. Within solitary nerd solidarity -- you you. And then -- while we spout off about -- topic that we only marginally know anything about net wrap. And then like we get a call from them and make pretty important to actually -- that mapping that now we got. -- -- -- Just it wouldn't -- you talk about the intellectuals which -- It actually worked so well that the real concern that they edit out that was that it ultimately it'll. Once. We situation that still in yellow Russia -- -- -- shut down their society. I'll that you didn't -- next 8001. When there was back Google's patent. Despite only being bumped into political below the whole Internet worm that applicants. You attempt to side and in the committee -- -- -- little. Com. -- issued in -- there are a number of attacks and the power grid. Looking back to the flash crash happened -- years ago. We're at the market certainly just rocks -- on that it actually happened. From and urged so. Dissident and India -- the work protecting. Data and actually sure that your representative. Senators who actually want to hear any suggestions that you actually -- other than just one month. What -- show it works. Equal perspective obviously from somebody you know intimately involved and it's true that there have been. Pretty serious incidents and and that you know obviously like cyber crime and cyber terrorism are becoming a bigger and bigger concern. -- -- is to get a school though. Don't let the Pentagon account -- -- Uganda and Ramada we have to play that but I do agree that we should we should still like. He's the diplomat he is urging compromise and I think there's probably some compromise there but it can't be until it you -- definitely -- you have ideas. And if you have ideas that -- you at your local represented it's not your pet because we generally beginning aria. -- I now. On -- emails. Dude you know -- believe it. -- -- -- we apparently they're the -- that we don't even know about. Grant rights -- and -- adult -- episode 1413 her to write a winner the debris can make their content I was shocked. Because the same thing happened to many. And I think they we mean in American -- -- that that it was an ignorant. When advocates of my family to Disney World and -- them to change our vacation plans. By cutting it short like five days so that I can surprise my girlfriend -- birthday. I bought a diamond bracelet from K night's sleep it's used all my Christmas money -- though he. The first morning at Disney World I got a column itself on in the middle French -- announcing it was over. I'd spend the rest of the vacation knowing I -- myself and my family tons of money and vacation time. Who. Matters that hurts -- let someone else with them to happy -- You must be up all if you get a diamond bracelet ages 1680. Gigabyte and -- have to meant for a little thingy it's -- -- Stage five player that I love you -- colors color colored the color Graceland and -- disciplines from Luis from Marietta California hey Molly -- BT. I love your heart -- story contest but. You'll imagine the bats -- that I hold. That I have seen at the happy -- place on earth. As a frequent Disneyland -- they're here on the -- that -- the pic of his land crowds and go while reception issues some episodes ago. I have seen all kinds of people have their heart broken the worst things I've seen a marriage proposals gone wrong and the break ups. Once I saw -- break up with a guy inside small -- -- -- -- -- I'll be at least she ruined the worst ride at -- news right. -- -- -- -- -- A lot like that on the big screen -- -- help time whenever -- pattern of that we. They -- and it is a big area we'll marriage proposals like -- -- But if the black -- writer he's done it Alan hall monitor than heading out and Megan -- -- just like I've got marriage proposal -- on the house -- be pretty cool. -- worked out. Lately we're trying to like it leave it happening please family favorite accompaniment to the land currently that's there's no excuse for that now let's -- -- is there's no excuse don't know and how you can is not. Believe we got through emails. About not being like -- and it's -- trending topic. Literally. If you break that hash tag that they didn't get it. -- It's horrible and I and I got one here. -- -- -- I think that as saying hey that's true just picked -- the zoom along with the massive crowd of four other people who pre ordered at the local best buy it if it. The got -- help the help the gal pick out the help me out and that that I had to activate on Verizon I told -- that rather do it at home which is headed to find. Once -- got it home I turn on the Zune and zoom. And lo and behold the Wi-Fi work dread out of the box beneath activated on Verizon no special tricks -- Easter eggs you just turn on the life I worked. So -- -- we were on everyone's all worried about nationalism now and that whole acts to say zoom what you see acts yeah I understand that's pretty hard to house though so many years devoted to reviewing this soon. At the Nokia. -- not helpful apparently according to Twitter though the Cha Cha and the zoom. -- -- landed lawsuits over the name -- we'll have it's -- -- Tamar. And then black -- in emails Ritchie. The programmer right then and has -- literally winced in agony premiere of this variation of windows phone seven and sampling today if you only knew how hard it is upon the success or not -- you'd be a little more generous to those guys who felt that badly. Without going into boring details especially about -- acceptance sampling illustrates -- Google will never forced cellphone manufacturers or carriers. Did -- mandatory updates to the latest and greatest version -- and reports that point. He says yes I know -- when it comes to mobile I think. This is a little like this -- -- now. If you pay for anything with a credit card on an aircraft in the past five years have passed their software that I wrote hundreds of software updates produced by my team. We're done in the same manner that windows phone seven uses though he's now been inventive human that the reason -- -- Jodie wants more computer. Some of you do some of you down and I'm diligently just like like -- diplomat I think you we really we appreciate that and that's -- absolutely sure aren't. But that's a really good point about Android TO. Not -- -- update that everybody's Bentley and her I have sent energy need to get control of your but at least instantly carriers test it. The tests don't happen. That's expression today everyone if you would like to use share your Disneyland who started no go to our blog -- although the -- icons and and -- dimensions both in the -- apparently you -- one. -- I'm going on here I'm gonna. Dallas we're gonna get out of it. One and I -- Olympic team victory eight as they're under a thank you to everyone -- -- in we had agreed he. And by that cnet.com or email address and then of course. 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