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Apr 22

Geek Actually Tech Episode 010 – The Season Final

Hosts: David McVay, Josh Philpott and Shane Gregory

The tech show by geeks for geeks and non-geeks. Accessible tech for everyone is the motto we live by. This is the season final for Geek Actually Tech, for your tech news needs check out our main show, The Geek Actually Podcast. This week we discuss the lost/stolen iPhone 4G prototype and we revisit the Webcamgate story about the Lower Marion School District and their use of spy cameras on students. Geek Actually Tech was recorded live on Wednesday nights at 8pm (Australian eastern time). For your future tech news and everything else geeky, The Geek Actually Podcast can be seen at 12pm (Australian Eastern Time) Saturdays and on iTunes.

Follow Up From Previous Shows

Remember the one about the school using it’s laptops to spy on it’s students? Well, now the case is in court and a few new details have arisen.
http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2010/04/school-it-allegedly-took-thousands-of-pics-in-webcam-case.ars?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=rss
and
http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20100415_Lawyer__Laptops_took_thousands_of_photos.html

News

The Royal Shakspeare Company Tweets out a modern day Romeo and Juliet.
http://www.news.com.au/technology/parting-is-such-tweet-sorrow-romeo-and-juliet-get-twitter-treatment/story-e6frfro0-1225852973915

Steve Jobs, Morals Cop!
http://techcrunch.com/2010/04/19/steve-jobs-android-porn/

Gizmodo thinks it has found an iPhone 4G
http://gizmodo.com/5520438/how-apple-lost-the-next-iphone
and Apple wants it back!
http://www.news.com.au/technology/gizmodo-has-iphone-4g-lost-in-bar/story-e6frfro0-1225855772273
and the letter
http://gizmodo.com/5520479/a-letter-apple-wants-its-secret-iphone-back

Something I think we all knew already, Brain Training games are bogus.
http://www.news.com.au/technology/study-finds-brain-training-games-dont-work/story-e6frfro0-1225856227653

Ubisoft dumping manuals on console games.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-27076_3-20002863-248.html?tag=mncol;txt

Food for thought, your secrets could be public. Digital Photocopiers remember.
http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/04/19/eveningnews/main6412439.shtml?tag=mncol;txt

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