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Oh My Pod! Daily – Episode 124 – October 26, 2011 – Show Notes

 - by Peter

Show Notes for Wednesday October 26, 2011

PBS to Air ‘Steve Jobs – One Last Thing’ Documentary on November 2nd
Apple Building Solar Farm at North Carolina Data Center
Apple Online Store Begins Offering In-Store Pickup in San Francisco
Apple awarded patent for touchscreen slide-to-unlock gesture
iPhone 4S launch drives record number of BlackBerry trade-ins
Toyota introduces Touch Life smartphone mirroring system, your Prius and iPhone can become one
New Touchscreen From SMK Designed To Work With Gloved Hands
Droid RAZR pre-orders go live on Verizon tomorrow, ships to Blur fans before November 10th
21-Month-Old Nexus One ‘Too Old’ for Android 4.0 Upgrade
Nokia Unveils First ‘Lumia’ Phones Based on Windows Phone 7.5
Are Nokia’s Flagship Windows Phones Even Coming to the US? [Nokia]
Nokia’s kinetic future: flexible screens and a twisted interface (video)
HP might revive TouchPad as a Windows 8 tablet
ANA’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner touches down after first international flight
Boeing 787 Reviewed: Well Worth the Wait [Airplanes]
The Air Force’s Rocket-Killing Megawatt Laser Runs on Rocket Fuel [Video]
You’re Not Done with Arkham City Yet
PSA: Xbox 360 Battlefield 3 servers are down, EA “aware”
Report: GTA V to be set in Los Angeles, will feature multiple playable characters
ThunderCats Brings Back the Berbils, Bitches

Oh My Pod! Daily – Episode 123 – October 25, 2011 – Show Notes

 - by Peter

Show Notes for Tuesday October 25, 2011

Apple Joins Oreos And Capri Sun As Most Popular Youth Brand
Steve Jobs left iTunes creator in charge of connected TV initiative
Condé Nast subscriptions up 268% since Newsstand launch
Apple ‘expected’ to release LTE 4G iPhone in 2012
Fraser Speirs’s Week With iOS 5
Market Share Claim Chowder
iPad and Mac disruptions
Thanks to iPad, tablets outsell netbooks nearly 2 to 1
Tablet takeover: Pew study shows how tablets are changing consumer behavior [infographic]
Amazon’s Kindle Fire Will Become To the Video Industry What the iPod Was To the Music Industry [Kindle Fire]
Bluetooth Smart announced, iPhone 4S is ready
RIM to release PlayBook OS 2.0 mid-February, still struggling with multi-device BBM support
Nest—Introducing a Thermostat Steve Jobs Would Love
Batman: Arkham City ships 4.6M in first week, 2M sold
Grand Theft Auto 5 announced, includes guide to Roman numerals

Oh My Pod! Daily – Episode 122 – October 24, 2011 – Show Notes

 - by Peter

Episode 122 – October 24, 2011 – Show Notes

Steve Jobs Celebration Video from Oct 19th Posted by Apple

Steve Jobs—CBS 60 Mins

Steve Jobs Biography on Pace to Become Amazon Best-seller of 2011

Apple Macbook Pro Line-up Gets Processor and Graphic Boost—No Price Increase

iPad 2 Smart Cover Gets Update

In-Store Pickup Option Coming to Apple’s Online Store

Grand Central Apple Store to be Ready for Black Friday

Apple Television with iOS, Siri, and Facetime seen as 100B Oppotunity

How Much the iPhone Camera Has Improved?

Sprint and Apple Working On “Issue” With iPhone Data Speeds

Unlicensed China Mobile says 10M iPhones on its network

Amazon introduces new HTML5-based eBook format

Hirai: ‘no question’ iPod, Android impacting Sony gaming

PlayStation Games “Not Just For Sony Devices” Says Hirai [Playstation]

Sony starting secret PlayStation 4 development internally

Next Xbox to be Unveiled and Launched in 2013 – Report

Acer posts $36.3m loss, iPad continues to bite

Netflix lost 800k U.S. Subscribers in the Third Quarter

Toshiba Introduces New 6.1-Inch Display at 498 PPI

Portal 2’s second DLC is an ‘in-game editor,’ arrives ‘early next year’

Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone launches this fall on XBLA, PSN

Oh My Pod! Daily – Episode 121 – October 23, 2011 – Show Notes

 - by Peter

Show Notes for Sunday October 23, 2011

What’s on Our Radar

Movies—In Time, The Rum Diary, Puss in Boots

Music—Darren Hayes, BoyzIIMen

TV—Project Runway Finally, Once upon a Time, Grimm, Boss

DVD—Captain America: The First Avenger

Video Games—Saints Row, Battlefield 3, Kinect Sports Season 2, Dance Central 2

Steve Jobs biography

Comes out tomorrow

First “Steve Jobs” review finds biography worthy of its subject

Steve Jobs Regretted Early Decision to Delay Cancer Surgery

From Steve Jobs’ Biography: “I’m going to destroy Android”

Steve Jobs on an Apple Television Set: ‘I Finally Cracked It’

Steve Jobs didn’t want any apps on the iPhone in the beginning

Steve Jobs left designer Jony Ive more power than anyone at Apple

New Faster Sandy Bridge MacBook Pros Next Week?


No MacBook Pro Refresh Until Early Next Month?

Intel’s Ivy Bridge Platform Enters Volume Manufacturing Ahead of Spring 2012 Product Launches

AT&T Announces One Million iPhone 4S Activations

Half of all AT&T smartphones still iPhones

Apple Airs First iPhone 4S TV Ad Featuring Siri

Android’s Andy Rubin is not a fan of Siri

James Kendrick: ‘After the iPhone 4S, Android Just Feels Wrong’

iPhone used to record parts of Marvel’s ‘The Avengers’ feature film

Apple rumored to be building iPad 3 with new, smaller dock connector

Oh My Pod! Daily – Episode 119 – October 18, 2011 – Show Notes

 - by Peter

Show Notes for Tuesday October 18, 2011

Apple Earnings Call

$28.87B in revenue

$6.62B quarterly profit

20.34B /4.31B year ago quarter

$81.57B cash on hand

4.89M Macs (up 26%)

17.07M iPhones (up 21%)

6.62M iPods (down 26%)

11.12M iPads (up 166%)

PC companies blame the iPad for cannibalization… but Mac sales up.

Apple Q4 earnings fall short of expectations: $28.27 billion in revenue, $6.62 billion net profit

Sprint Ad on Back Cover of the New Issue of Rolling Stone

Apple to close retail stores for Steve Jobs memorial

‘iPad Mini’ Rumors Revived with Claims of 7.85-Inch Screen

iPhone 5 on schedule for summer launch?

Early adopters: Don’t panic if your iPhone 4S has issues

What the iOS 5 update did to ISP traffic

Apple releases minor 4.4.1 software update for Apple TVi

RIM Announces 1 Billion App World Downloads

RIM apologizes for BlackBerry downtime with $100 worth of free apps

BlackBerry’s New QNX Platform Is Called BBX [BlackBerry]

Motorola Droid RAZR: The World’s Thinnest Smartphone Is Also Splashproof [Droid RAZR]

Verizon unveils DROID RAZR by Motorola, pre-orders begin October 27th for $299.99

Motorola Droid RAZR official: 7.1mm, Super AMOLED

Motorola Motoactv hands-on (update: video with Dean Karnazes!)

Samsung caught lifting iPhone screen for Galaxy Player shot

HP TouchPad Gets a webOS Upgrade from Beyond the Grave [Touchpad]

NTT DoCoMo confirms Galaxy Nexus will ship in November

Galaxy Nexus Specs Leak Just Ahead of Tonight’s Launch [Galaxy Nexus]

Canon announces EOS-1D X: full-frame 18MP sensor, 14 fps, 204,800 top ISO, $6,800 price tag

Hacked Kinect lets you turn any surface into a multitouch interface

Drink NOS, get a Batman Beyond skin for Arkham City

Western Digital extends suspension of operations in Thailand