TECHGEEK Podcast 16: Limewire R.I.P

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It’s Halloween and we see the deaths of Limewire and the Walkman. The iPhone 4 White version is either dead or still kicking, and little hackers all over the place thanks to a little Firefox plugin. Yeah. It’s an absolute shambles episodes with only two hosts – with Terence and Stewart.

After having a break of one week, James off on la-la land, Tom in Phillip Island and sick, and Chris is also sick with a cold;

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Show Notes

Lazy Hackers Unite: Firesheep Boasts +104,000 Downloads In 24 Hours

Firesheep usage leads to Idiocy

Mozilla: No ‘kill switch’ for Firesheep add-on

Secret Button Sequence Bypasses iPhone Security

White iPhone 4 delayed again, hit stores in Spring?

… or is it cancelled? [Apple cancels white iPhone 4?]

The Real Reason White iPhone 4 Is Delayed (Hint: The Camera)

Microsoft thanks Windows 7, Office 2010, Xbox for record first quarter

Nintendo posts net loss – first in seven years

Microsoft says Windows 8 roughly two years away

LimeWire Gives Up the Ghost, Shuts Down P2P Filesharing Client

The PlayStation Phone

IDC: Apple passes RIM to become fourth largest mobile phone vendor globally as Nokia, LG, and Sony Ericsson struggle

Taiwanese company sends $1.5b threat to Apple over iPad name

Sony ends production of the Walkman. (Wait… Sony was still making walkmans??)

Stewart’s Briefs

Android Market Surpasses 100,000 Apps

Microsoft’s IE9 ‘nearly finished’

Nintendo bringing classic Mario games to the Wii for $30

Lady Gaga beats Justin Bieber to YouTube record

Sears (US store similar to Kmart AU) goes Zombie!

Witness the most epic iPhone costume ever constructed

Everest summit wired up with Internet