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TECHGEEK Weekly 35: So much for #winning

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We give our take on the Apple iPad 2 announcement, find out Microsoft’s response to the tablet and see if 3D is a big gimmick on the Nintendo 3DS. As well, IE6 hopefully goes into the grave and Street View now on bicycles? You’ll have to listen and find out. A shorten edition today as Audition managed to crap out and lose the entire recording (luckily we only just started), […]

iOS 4.3 officially revealed

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Sure, it’s been in beta for quite some time, but Apple has officially announced a release date and the final features for iOS 4.3. The new update will bring plenty of new features, including faster Safari performance, with the Nitro JavaScript engine, AirPlay to iOS devices from iTunes Home Sharing, an option to change the iPad side-switch to either Lock Rotation or Mute and iPhone 4 Personal Hotspot (WiFi). The […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 28: The War Against Buttons

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So it turns out, our “Powered by” gets crude when I do it. Anyway, we cover the Verizon iPhone 4, Vodafone’s massive security fail and MySpace being sold off? Oh, and find out how ChatRoulette (remember that) is making some dough from an unlikely source. Stewart is sick for this episode – so officially ending his perfect attendance record. And Tom is doing the recording, and he expresses his outrage […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 17: Let’s squint for Amazon

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It feels like the longest episode so far, but it’s apparently not. Yes, the whole team is back… before they left again. However, not before we go through all the week’s Apple stories that managed to take up 15 minutes of the episode. Yes. You heard that. You might as well skip the 15 minutes. We talk about Skyfire, iBookstores and introduce a new segment called Gadgets. We are resting […]

iOS 4.2 to be released in November, but when?

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Speculation of the release date of the update to iOS continues to point to November, after news broke that iPhone developers are now able to download iOS 4.2 Gold Master SDK, meaning that it is the complete version with the exception that it isn’t ready for consumption. The update is most likely to contain the fix to the well-publicised security problem that gives people access to your contacts and call […]

TECHGEEK Podcast 10: We are currently in negotiations

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Yes. We have a government. And it’s Julia Gillard. James Wilson is still pretty pissed about that, but we are moving on with the show with a lot of Apple news, discussion on XP and dispel or add to the iPad 2.0 rumour. On the show this time with Terence, Tom and Stewart is James Wilson – after a long hiatus – and bringing his colourful (we’re not using the […]

Hole found in iOS 4.1 allows jailbreak

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Within hours of the iOS 4.1 update being released, a hole has been located that could allow users to jailbreak their iOS devices, despite claims by the iPhone Dev-Team that the update would prevent future jailbreaking. The hole was announced on Twitter by iPhone Dev-Team member pod2g. It was confirmed by several others later on in the day. The exploit is found in the boot ROM of the device. The […]