Nov 07

Tech Actually Ep107 – Chika Chika Wow Wow

Hosts: David McVay & Josh Philpott

This is the official tech podcast of geekactually.com. The tech show by geeks for geeks and non-geeks. Accessible tech for everyone is the motto we live by. This week on Tech Actually we take a light hearted approach to the week’s tech news, discuss Josh’s mustache and even recommend a few apps for the iPhone and iPad. All this and a little listener feedback as well. So, sit back, grab a cup of something hot and enjoy the show.

Tech Actually is recorded live on Saturdays at 12pm (AEST UTC+10). Go to geekactually.com/live to watch it live. 

Your show notes follow:

This Week

Once again we dive into the really important issue – R+ for games

James Cameron says that glasses free 3D is not far away!

Oh crap, we are running out of Indium tin oxide!

But before we run out of Indium tin oxide, this is a cool bit of tech

The red shirt nerd is immortalized!

USB Sticks in the wall?!?!

NBN Beat up of the week. Who writes this crap?
and while we are on the NBN, what is this murmur of the Censorship Filter I hear? Oh, it’s just Conroy beating a dead horse.

And finally, really geeky tech stuff, The Enterprise owner’s manual!
and an apology from News.com.au

Feedback & Follow Up

David found some more info on the Virus Battery and he thought he might share.


We got an email from Northy179, he had to share this fantastic geeky video.

Listener Clarotungul wrote to us and shared these two great links.

The iPhone/iPad VLC Player may be yanked from the App Store

And The Special Forces choose Android or iOS

Apps of the Week

Finally, Dragon’s Lair HD for iPad

Our pick of the week in iPhone/iPad apps

David recommends ‘Points Converter’ (iPhone) by Patrick Kongpinda (free). Josh recommends ‘Adobe Ideas 1.0’ (iPhone) by Adobe (free), ‘Phoster’ (iPhone/iPad) by Bucket Labs ($2.49), ‘Penultimate’ (iPad) by Cocoa Box Design ($4.99) and the game ‘Revolt’ (iPhone/iPad) by Kristopher Peterson and Jaap Kreijkamp ($2.49).

As always this episode carries an explicit tag due to some bad language.

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