TECHGEEK Weekly 53: The Complaining Section

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Google+ is hot, and dominated by men, while Windows XP finally gets a kill date – 3 years from now, and can News Corp whether the phone hacking scandal in Britain? All that and more on this week’s edition of TECHGEEK Weekly.

Hosted by Stewart Wilson, he is joined by Terence Huynh and Chris Southcott, while Tom makes a cameo appearance in one section. And this is why we can’t have nice podcasts – we take too long preparing for the show.

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Show Notes

The Weekly Overview

Apple, Microsoft bid for Nortel patents now under antitrust investigation

OFFICIAL: Foxtel now will acquire Austar in deal worth $2bn

HP webOS now led by Stephen DeWitt, Jon Rubinstein takes charge of ‘product innovation’

News Corp bid for BSkyB moves to Competition Commission amid more allegations of phone hacking

Reports: News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB

Ballmer: Windows 7 has sold 400 million licenses

For Rent: Doctor Who episodes heading to Facebook

Apple App Store prices get a little cheaper for Australians

Google+ reaches 10 million, +1 used 2.3 billion a day

In the Loop

Apple Releases iOS 4.3.4 to Address Latest Jailbreaking Vulnerability

Apple ‘leaks’ Thunderbolt-equipped LED Display…on their website

OS X Lion ready applications begin appearing on the Mac App Store

New MacBook Airs Coming ‘Late Next Week’

Updated MacBook Air to Offer Minimum of 128 GB SSD and 4 GB RAM?

Rumor: iPhone 5 not arriving soon because the A5 chip is overheating?

Tom Stockings

GALLERY: Hands on the Nokia N9

Minecraft – Pocket Edition live demonstration

Paid to eat: woman fattens up bank balance by scoffing food online

5 years ago today Twitter launched to the public

The Other News

What is Microsoft’s Tulalip?

Hotmail bans common passwords and introduces hacking alert system

Microsoft sets official kill date for Windows XP

Microsoft Will Bite The Bullet And Open 75 More Stores

Windows 8 works on all Windows 7 PCs

BlackBerry Media Box Codename “BlackBerry Cyclone” Coming This Fall! – Netflix Ready and More!!

Amazon Ogles Australian Start Ups

Tweet revenge: Turnbull publishes climate critic’s number

Lady Gaga’s YouTube account suspended for ‘severe violations’

I’m going to kill you’: neighbour from hell hacker gets 18 years jail

Pwnage Playtime

Uncharted 3 Beta Most Popular in PS3 History

Nintendo DS outselling 3DS two-to-one

Space Invaders’ Video Game Headed to Big Screen (Exclusive)

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