On today's show, we talk to the guys from Chaotic Moon Studios, the ones building Kinect-controlled skateboards and shopping carts and more. They're moving into mind-controlled devices. No, really. Also, the problem with Google's new privacy policies: Web search! The iPad 3 rumor roundup, how to make the most of Google+, and Windows 8 vs. OS X Mountain Lion.
Andy Rubin dishes on Android tablets, we examine a bowl of jelly beans, and we discuss the exciting new devices coming out of Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.Subscribe: iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (320x180) | iTunes (640x360) | RSS (MP3) | RSS (320x180) | RSS (640x360) EPISODE 87
It's time for what's becoming the annual look at the Mac operating system, OS X. A week ago, Apple announced its latest update, Mountain Lion, and the announcement reveals how the operating system battle is evolving.
Two key trends: Smartphones are influencing desktop/laptop OS designs. And the cloud is becoming integral to the OS.
We're going to talk about Mountain Lion today and the future of the computer OS with two great experts:
Josh Lowensohn, the Apple reporter for CNET News Brian X Chen, a tech reporter for the New York Times, and author of " Always On: How the iPhone Unlocked the Anything-Anytime-Anywhere Future--and Locked Us In" )
Luminate announced Thursday the launch of a "Image App Store" where Web publishers can obtain free apps to add to their sites that can turn static images into interactive ones. The idea is to allow users to mouse over a portion of an image to take some type of action such as accessing a news story related to the image, viewing a Twitter feed, looking up something about the image in Wikipedia, or perhaps purchasing something shown in the image such as jewelry worn by a celebrity or a model It's even possible to Tweet the image … Read more
BOL's Special Counsel Gil Cabrera joins us to break down the mobile apps privacy protections (meh), the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights and the "Do Not Track" button. He's kind of a buzz kill. Also, poor little T-Mobile is losing customers, Microsoft's most unprofessional legal lawyer ever writes a great blog post, and Nilay Patel buzzkills Pinterest and Molly is worried big time. Plus, another installment of "Into It/Not Into It" returns!
California Attorney General Kamala Harris announced a mobile app privacy agreement today with Apple, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Hewlett-Packard, and Research In Motion.
The announcement comes in the wake of several reports of companies uploading user data, sometimes without informing the user or getting permission.
Rumor Has It host Karyne Levy joins us as we discuss Androids Jelly Bean possibly launching in Q2, the pen-friendly LG Vu which will be on display at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Spain, and a couple of crazy Android implementations including Google's HUD Glasses and an Android Toothbrush.Subscribe: iTunes (MP3) | iTunes (320x180) | iTunes (640x360) | RSS (MP3) | RSS (320x180) | RSS (640x360) EPISODE 86
Do you hear that? It's the sound of our quickening heartbeats as we wait for smartphone after smartphone to show its glossy black face at Mobile World Congress next month. Join us as we take you on a tour of the phones and tablets to expect, bring you some news that might make you mad, and help one reader find his perfect phone.Subscribe with iTunes (audio) Subscribe with iTunes (video) Subscribe with RSS (audio) Subscribe with RSS (video)