Hey all! This episode, we’re joined by someone who you’ve not heard is quite some time. The original Widget alumni: CountZer0. Why you ask? Because he has written a children’s book. Fancy that… Topics this week include:
- SOPA, PIPA proponents back down in Congress. Yea! The Internet wins!! Though both are merely delayed rather than cancelled.
- Megaupload shut down, founders arrested in New Zealand at behest of U.S. agencies; Anonymous targets record labels, FBI, MPAA sites in response Link and Upload.to blocks US access to site.
- Kim DotCom’s cars seized.
- CES : Wireless TV. LG 55″ OLED TV. Project Fiona (aka more Razor Vaporware). 802.11ac. Waterproof phones.
- No method of delivering true 4K content confirmed.
- Apple intros iBooks 2, iBooks Author; proprietary ePub format locked down to only work on Apple gear and iBookstore
- iPad 3 unveiling rumored for early February
- Alienware intros X51 console-sized gaming computer starting at $700 Link
- AMD Radeon 7950 card due by end of month.
- iPhone 4s and iPad 2 untethered jailbreak finally released on IOS 5.01. XBMC 11 (Eden) beta working great on iOS touch screens now.
- XBMC shown running on the Raspberry Pi.
- Kodak files for chapter 11 bankruptcy.
- X-Rangers spoof.
- No official Steve Jobs doll for Dave. Tim provides alternative.
- More poor PS Vita sales. Now down to 19,000 units sold in a week.
- Bioshock infinite set to party like its 1999.
- Cuttherope.ie brings Cut The Rope to HTML 5.
Plus some viewer mails to help keep you warm by the fire. Talk to you later!