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Hosts & Guests

Stuart Clark

James Wilkinson


Topics

Congrats to Jamison on getting married.


Amazon-Netflix Christmas outage and the costly risks of ‘cloud’ reliance


http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/international-business/us-business/amazon-netflix-christmas-outage-and-the-costly-risks-of-cloud-reliance/article6736744/


Leaked’ BlackBerry 10 info shows video chat and screen sharing in BBM, new task manager


http://www.engadget.com/2012/12/27/blackberry-10-leak-bbm-video-calling-new-task-manager/


Facebook taps Canada to test talk app


http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/facebook-taps-canada-to-test-talk-app/article6922790/

“The numbers back him up. In a country of 35 million, 12 million users log on to the site every single day and data-tracking firm Comscore has reported that four of every five Internet users in the country have accounts. Canadians even have more friends than users in other countries, averaging almost 230 each versus a global average of 130.”


Google and Microsoft declare war (added by Jamieson)

http://gizmodo.com/5973295/google-maps-has-never-been-accessible-on-mobile-internet-explorer


An iPhone Lover’s Confession: I Switched To the Nexus 4. Completely.


http://gizmodo.com/5973073/an-iphone-lovers-confession-i-switched-to-the-nexus-4-completely


What is CES?

New Chipsets

New Mobile Phones

New Cameras

New Speaker Systems

and..


4K TVs are here!

http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/7/3847102/sharp-unveils-its-first-4k-ultra-hd-tvs-for-the-us-market

http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/5/3839992/sony-4k-oled-tv-at-ces-2013-rumored

http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/7/3842602/samsung-un85s9-85-inch-4k-uhd-tv-announced


Intel Partners with Comcast for Live Streaming without set top box through Chipset

http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/7/3847890/intel-comcast-partnership-brings-live-tv-to-future-chipsets


Intel will offer kinect like motion sensor to computers

http://www.theverge.com/2013/1/7/3848012/intel-nuance-voice-face-interface


Fast Free Wi-Fi Access, With a (Big) Catch

http://technabob.com/blog/2007/05/29/slurpr-fast-free-wi-fi-access-with-a-big-catch/


Lego + iOS or Android = Amazing toys (Added by Jamieson)

http://www.macrumors.com/2013/01/07/ces-2013-lego-debuts-ios-compatible-lego-mindstorms-ev3/


revolutionary paper tablet computer reveals future tablets to be thin and flexible as sheets of paper

http://www.humanmedialab.org/papertab


nVidia Releases first game console

http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/07/nvidia-project-shield-hands-on/


Picks of the Week


Stuart – Battle of The Bulge - Classic Wargaming on the iPad.

James – Alien Blue


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