The Canadian Tech Podcast


Episode 21 – Jan 21 2013


Hosts & Guests

Stuart Clark

Jamieson Roberts

Derek Martin


Topics

2012 Canadian Search Trends


http://www.theglobeandmail.com/technology/digital-culture/social-web/bieber-fever-breaks-says-google-canadas-2012-search-trends/article6228802/


http://www.google.com/zeitgeist/2012/#canada


Change the Thinkpad and it will die

http://tech.fortune.cnn.com/2013/01/08/change-the-thinkpad-and-it-will-die/


RIM share surge almost 11 per cent ahead of BB10 launch.

http://www.ctvnews.ca/business/rim-shares-surge-almost-11-per-cent-ahead-of-blackberry-10-1.1122642


NorthwesTel files new plan to improve Northern telco services

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-investor/northwestel-files-new-plan-to-improve-northern-telco-services/article7472836/


Kim Dotcom launches MEGA (mega.co.nz)

Kim’s launch speech was fantastic (speech is short, Q&A after is long) & his German accent only makes it better.

view here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2HwRM9eBCs

“If you haven’t done anything wrong, you shouldn’t mind if we snoop your files” – Government

“If you haven’t done anything wrong, why are they snooping your files?” – Kim Dotcom


Apple Reportedly Reduces iPhone 5 LCD Panel Orders From Sharp

http://techcrunch.com/2013/01/20/apple-reportedly-reduces-iphone-5-lcd-panel-orders-from-sharp/


Hands-on: Microsoft Surface Pro lives up to hype

http://reviews.cnet.com/microsoft-surface-pro/


Thinkpad Helix

http://www.techradar.com/us/reviews/pc-mac/laptops-portable-pcs/lenovo-thinkpad-helix-1123323/review


Atari files for bankruptcy, hopes to survive by selling off Pong and other assets

http://www.engadget.com/2013/01/21/atari-chapter-11-bankruptcy/


local ISP start.ca has faster speeds!

6/256 $29.99 (100GB cap)

25/2 $39.99 (150GB cap)

35/3 $49.99! (250GB cap)

45/4 $59.99!! (350GB cap)   - rogers now has 45/4 but caps at 150GB for $72/mth!!


Detroit Auto Show going on now. Jamieson is going and will have a report for next week.


oculus rift – VR coming soon for about $300-$500

http://www.oculusvr.com


http://metronews.ca/news/london/516994/london-startup-competition-calling-for-local-entrepreneurs/


Pick of the week

Stuart Clark – https://www.zendone.com/

Jamieson Roberts – SeeClickFix

Derek Martin – http://www.talkatone.com


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