Ahoy! In tonight’s episode, the twelve year old in Joe’s brain causes spontaneous giggles (a-la Family Guy)… more than once. After getting it under control the boys talk about the shortfalls of Windows 8 and Windows RT, the Shortfalls of E.A. and their ability to launch a new title, eye-trackers in cell phones, why you might not need to spend hundreds of dollars on audio cables, and a tragic Lego accident.
- Angry Birds is now FREE for iOS devices! (iTunes links: iPhone / iPad)
- Catastrophic Lego incident
- Evernote User Passwords have been Compromised
- EA’s SimCity 5 is broken
- Microsoft Reportedly Looks to Bolster Weak Windows 8 Demand With OEM License Discounts
- Windows RT is a Lemon!
- Follow-up: Cablevision v. Viacom, and Cablevision will not save us
- Apple files a patent for A System For The Resale And Transfer Of ‘Used’ Digital Goods
- Samsung will have eye-trackers on their phones to automatically scroll pages
- The old coat hanger versus Monster cable
- Also, cable risers. Good grief.
Technology Term of the Week
Science Concept of the Week
Extra Links (stuff we didn’t get to and bizarre references we made)
- Science Alert: Old fashioned mechanical engineering gives zeptosecond accuracy (a zeptosecond is 10-23)
- Microsoft reverses course, says Office 2013 licenses can now be transferred to new PCs
- NASA Unveils First Complete Map of Planet Mercury
- How to use multiple Apple ID’s with one computer and iTunes
- Library of Congress suddenly decides to re-evaluate after the White House agrees with petitioners
- Fresh Off White House Petition Success, Activists Launch Copyright Reform Campaign
- Chinese physicists measure speed of Einstein’s ‘spooky action at a distance’: At least 10,000 times faster than light