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Oh My Pod! Daily – Episode 118 – October 17, 2011 – Show Notes

 - by Peter

Show Notes for Monday October 17, 2011

iPhone 4S Sales Now Reservation-Only at Apple Retail Stores in U.S. and Canada

iPhone 4S Sales Top 4 Million as 25 Million Users Move to iOS 5

Some AT&T Users Seeing Much Improved 3G Speeds with iPhone 4S

Chipworks throws an iPhone 4S under its infrared microscope, finds Sony-sourced image sensor

Watch the iPhone 4S Shoot Video Almost as Well as a $3000 DSLR [Video]

Apple to Stick with Samsung for A6 Chip Production After All?

Apple tells Samsung it will only license out ‘lower level patents’

ITC judge says Apple did not infringe on HTC’s patents in initial case, more rulings still to come

Apple giving employees extra paid time off this Thanksgiving for a job well done

10.7.2 update adds some Lion interface tweaks

Buying A MacBook Pro? Wait Just a Minute, Updates Are On The Horizon

Scott Forstall’s Personality, Origins of iOS, and Lost iPhone 4 Prototype

US senators propose bill to require ‘accurate 4G information for consumers’

FCC and CTIA get set to hit back against bill shock

Oh God the Motorola RAZR Is Back (with Android on Board) [Android]

Google Translate conversation mode expands to 14 languages

Hulu sale is off

Actually, Google Might Still Buy Hulu [Hulu]

Skype Is Now Officially A Division Of Microsoft [Video]

It’s confirmed: Skype founder’s new startup is Vdio

Netflix brings the shows of the CW to streaming

Virgin Media’s TiVos get updated with Spotify, iOS app support and more

Catwoman unlocked in Batman: Arkham City through online pass

Batman: Arkham City’s Single-player Catwoman Content Demands Buying New or Buying a ‘VIP Pass’ [Batman]Pre-order Batman at Blockbuster, get a month of free game and movie rentals

Don’t Fret Used Gamers, GameStop Gives Used Buyers Free Catwoman Codes [Batman]

Kinect Sports Season Two demo, anyone?

Trick or Tappi

Scribblenauts Remix

 

Oh My Pod! Daily – Episode 117 – October 16, 2011 – Show Notes

 - by Peter
Show Notes for Sunday October 16, 2011

What’s On Our Radar?
Movies – Johnny English Reborn, Paranormal Activity 3, The Three Musketeers
DVD – Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Batman: Year One, Star Wars The Clone Wars – Season 3, Bad Teacher, The Goonies on Blue Ray
TV – The Walking Dead
Music – The Great Escape Artist – Jane’s Addiction, The Smiths Complete – Smiths, Best of 25 Years – Sting
Games – Battlefield 3 on PC, Batman Arkham City, Rocksmith, Minute to Win It

Stories
California governor declares Sunday “Steve Jobs Day,” memorial planned
Regent Street Apple Store sees record crowd
The release of iOS 5 almost broke the Internet
AT&T activation overload forces some iPhone 4S owners to wait [u]
AT&T Activations Servers Overloaded with iPhone 4S Launch
iPhone 4S Launch Sends Apple Stock to Its Highest Close Ever
iPhone 4S lacks “Enable 3G” switch
iPhone 4S Teardown: New Qualcomm MDM6610 Baseband Chip, 512 MB RAM Confirmed
iOS 5 Synchronization Speed Tests: Is Wi-Fi Syncing Worth It? [Ios 5]
How Apple Approached Developing Siri’s Personality
Sprint explains iPhone 4S unlocking policy: phones will be unlocked, then locked, then unlocked
Apple Sets Q4 2011 Earnings Release For October 18th
Which Is Which?
Samsung lawyer couldn’t tell iPad and Galaxy Tab apart from 10 feet away
Apple Wins Injunction Blocking Sale of Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia
Samsung’s Galaxy Tablets Infringe On Apple’s Patents Says US Judge [Samsung]

Oh My Pod! Daily – Episode 116 – October 12, 2011 – Show Notes

 - by Peter
Show Notes for Wednesday October 12, 2011

iOS 5
Apple Releases OS X 10.7.2 with iCloud Support
Apple Releases iOS 5 with Notification Center, iMessage, Twitter, and More
iTunes in the Cloud goes international
Apple releases Find My Friends, AirPort Utility for iOS 5
Apple Now Sells You Ringtones Directly Through Your iPhone [IPhone]
Aperture 3.2, iPhoto 9.2 add iCloud, iOS 5 support
White iPod Touch Now Available in Apple Retail Stores
★ The iPhone 4S Review
Verizon iPhone 4S gets delivered early in US
Apple TV Software Update Adds Photo Stream, NHL Games, Wall Street Journal
iPhone 4 Prototype Sellers Sentenced: Probation And $250 Fine
Apple may launch ‘iPad mini’ in early 2012 to fend off Kindle Fire
Samsung and Google’s Ice Cream Sandwich / Nexus Prime event back on for the 19th?
Darth Maul, 1999-99… and 2012+
HP has second thoughts on spinning out PC business

Oh My Pod! Daily – Episode 115 – October 11, 2011 – Show Notes

 - by Peter
Show Notes for Tuesday October 11, 2011

Apple Releases iTunes 10.5 Ahead of iOS and iCloud Launch
18.8M iPhone 3GS users expected to upgrade to Apple’s iPhone 4S
iPhone 4S preorders suggest 3M sales at launch, 25M this quarter
If the iPhone 4S Benchmarks Are Legit, the Thing is Powerful
Siri is Pretty Damn Impressive
First iPhone 4S made it to the first customer in Germany
iPhone 4S Geeky Benchmark
Testing shows iPhone 4S A5 GPU clocked at 800MHz, 73% faster than iPhone 4
Forthcoming iOS 5 to bring speed bump to other iPhones
AppleCare+ to End Informal Free Replacement Policy for Damaged iPhones
‘Mythbusters’ Savage & Hyneman to host Steve Jobs retrospective on Discovery
Is Roku a real competitor to the Apple TV
The Xbox 360 is now selling twice as fast as the Wii
YouTube extends movie rental service to the UK
Movie studios to launch own cloud service as Apple readies iCloud
UltraViolet ‘digital locker’ opens for business. Lets you buy once, play anywhere… eventually
Adobe May Give Photoshop The Power To Unblur Even The Blurriest Images [Video]
Asus Zenbook Hands On: Good Lord There’s a Lot of Awesome Packed Into Something This Thin [Ultrabooks]
The Avengers Trailer Is Full of Explosions and Iron Man and Awesome [Watch This]

EXTRA
How to take apart Keys on your Macbook Pro/Air Keyboard

Oh My Pod! Daily – Episode 114 – October 10, 2011 – Show Notes

 - by Peter
Show Notes for Monday October 10, 2011

Apple to Hold Private Celebration of Steve Jobs’ Life on October 19th
iPad Surpasses iPhone in U.S. Internet Traffic, Nabs 97% Share of Tablet Traffic
Early iPhone 4S Shipment Notices, Delivery Still Likely on 14th
First Hands On Video of iPhone 4S with Benchmarks, “Raise to Speak” Feature
The iPhone 4S Appears to Have 512MB RAM
iPhone 4 Cases Probably Won’t Fit the iPhone 4S [IPhone]
Real Racing 2 shows off iPhone 4S’ graphical chops, brings split screen gaming to iOS (video)
Finally: Facebook debuts native iPad app
Motorola and Verizon holding press event October 18th, smartphones and tablets inbound
Verizon’s 4G LTE Network Is Getting Even More Huuuger Oct. 20th and Nov. 17th [Lte]
The TiVo Premiere Elite: 4 Tuners, 2 TB, Available Today For $499
Comcast promises Xfinity VOD streaming on more devices, new Xcalibur guide in 2012
Microsoft’s cable play: Verizon, Comcast, HBO & more
Bloomberg: Xbox Live getting Comcast, Verizon access; expects HBO, Crackle, Bravo, Syfy, Lovefilm, and more
Microsoft reveals Xbox 360 TV partners, including Comcast, Verizon, HBO [Update 2: Comcast shows Xfinity on Xbox 360]
Netflix backtracks on Qwikster, will keep DVDs and streaming under the same URL
Miramax CEO says Apple is a threat to the music industry
Ditching DRM could reduce piracy, prices, inconvenience
Acer Aspire S3 Ultrabook hits the US and Canada this week, rings in at $899
Gears of War 3 ‘Horde Command Pack’ gets defensive Nov. 1
Dead Island ‘Bloodbath Arena’ DLC attacks in mid-November

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