TECHGEEK Podcast 18: Put that in your phone

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John Brumby goes Oprah and starts giving doctors iPads, Facebook tries to kill Gmail with their own email project and your phone will be able to determine if you have a STD instantly. What a freaky little world.

Oh, and turns out the Kinect is starting to be a bit creepy (and its not because of Project Milo) when advertising companies are getting images of you performing acts in front of the camera.

Ouch.

This edition, we’re joined with the whole family of podcast stars – Terence, Stewart, Tom, Chris and James (only for the first half, he’s gone back to la la land).

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SHOW NOTES

Facebook’s Gmail Killer, Project Titan, Is Coming On Monday
http://techcrunch.com/2010/11/11/facebook-gmail-titan/
http://techcrunch.com/2010/11/10/facebook-november-event/

(Not so) Crazy Microsoft Rumors: Facebook’s new e-mail to feature Office Web Apps integration
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/not-so-crazy-microsoft-rumors-facebooks-new-e-mail-to-feature-office-web-apps-integration/7949

Google Gives All Employees Surprise $1,000 Cash Bonus And 10% Raise
http://www.businessinsider.com/google-bonus-and-raise-2010-11

Google Offers Staff Engineer $3.5 Million To Turn Down Facebook Offer
http://techcrunch.com/2010/11/11/google-offers-staff-engineer-3-5-million-to-turn-down-facebook-offer/

Report: Google fires engineer who leaked raise memo
http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-20022512-71.html

Microsoft’s Kinect Already Hacked?
http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2372268,00.asp

Kinect wants to track your movements…for advertisers
http://www.tgdaily.com/games-and-entertainment-brief/52494-kinect-wants-to-track-your-movementsfor-advertisers

How Apple Almost Got Microsoft’s Kinect Game Controller
http://www.cultofmac.com/how-apple-almost-got-microsofts-kinect-game-controller/67951

Windows Phone 7 jailbreak imminent as WP7 gets root access
http://www.intomobile.com/2010/11/12/windows-phone-7-jailbreak-wp7-root/

Back from the Dead: KIN to make a comeback?
http://techgeek.com.au/2010/11/12/back-from-the-dead-kin-to-make-a-comeback/

Adobe Flash For Samsung’s Google Tab Is An Embarrassing Disaster
http://www.businessinsider.com/adobe-flash-for-samsungs-google-tab-is-an-embarrassing-disaster-2010-11

Apple iOS 4.2 update delayed until Nov 24
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/apple/8128992/Apple-iOS-4.2-update-delayed-until-Nov-24.html

Rumor: Apple’s iOS Printing Crippled on Release
http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2010/11/rumor-apples-ios-printing-crippled-upon-release/

An iPad for every doctor: Victorian Labor promises
http://www.itwire.com/it-industry-news/strategy/43040-an-ipad-for-every-doctorvictorian-labor-promises

LimeWire Resurrected By Secret Dev Team
http://torrentfreak.com/limewire-resurrected-by-secret-dev-team-101108/

RIM: Playbook will be below US$500
http://techgeek.com.au/2010/11/11/rim-playbook-will-be-below-us500/

Your cellphone will have the ability to check if you have an STD, instantly
http://dvice.com/archives/2010/11/your-cellphone.php

STEWART’S BRIEFS

Royal Navy Website Hacked, Passwords Revealed
http://it.slashdot.org/story/10/11/08/1515214/Royal-Navy-Website-Hacked-Passwords-Revealed

Happy holidays from Google Chrome: free holiday Wi-Fi at 30,000 feet
http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/11/happy-holidays-from-google-chrome-free.html

Google launches FAST search results for poison control and suicide hotlines
http://techgeek.com.au/2010/11/13/google-launches-fast-search-results-for-poison-control-and-suicide-hotlines/

Apple fails to fix iPhone Daylight Saving Time alarm bug for US
http://venturebeat.com/2010/11/06/apple-fails-to-fix-iphone-daylight-savings-time-alarm-bug-for-us/

Large Hadron Collider (LHC) generates a ‘mini-Big Bang’
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11711228

McMaster scientists turn skin into blood
http://www.medicaldaily.com/news/20101107/3430/mcmaster-scientists-turn-skin-into-blood.htm

GADGETS

Apple-1 computer on the auction block at Christie’s with a starting price of $241,000
http://www.engadget.com/2010/11/12/apple-1-computer-on-the-auction-block-at-christies-with-a-start/

Verbatims Mini NAS
http://www.engadget.com/2010/11/12/verbatims-diminutive-mediashare-mini-nas-memory-not-included/

This is the Nexus S
http://www.engadget.com/2010/11/11/this-is-the-nexus-s/

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