TechGeek Weekly 132: R.I.P NBN

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Nokia’s stuffed, the Internet is stuffed and we’re all stuffed. All this and more on TechGeek Weekly. We also talk about what happened at IFA, the Microsoft and Nokia buyout and Chris’ new favourite toy.

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Show Notes

Politics

We have a new Government… Bye Bye NBN
Liberals announce they will implement UK-style internet filter, say it was an “error” (despite selling it hours ago)
Julian Assange bid for Senate seat fails – one percent of Victorians voted for him
Should we mourn the loss of the NBN?

Microsoft Buys Nokia

Microsoft confirms that it will buy Nokia mobile division for US$7.2 billion
Microsoft: Nokia deal will mean “cost-effective patent arrangement” for WP8 phones

IFA

Sony announces the Xperia Z1, features a 20.7-megapixel camera
Samsung confirms the Galaxy Gear – coming worldwide on Sept 25
Samsung brings out Galaxy Note 3 at IFA
Samsung updates Galaxy Note 10.1 with new specs, improved S-Pen
Galaxy Note 3 coming to all major carriers, but no pricing and availability info yet

Other stories

New PS Vita is 20 percent thinner with better battery life and new colors
Xbox Music launches on iOS and Android, free streaming on the web
Xbox One launches November 22
New iPhone 5C leaks hint at release date, clearly shows what it will look like
Nokia Lumia 1020 coming to Australia from September 17
You can now buy ‘The Internet’ from Etsy