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Oct 09

Geek Actually Ep147 – Farewell Steve

Hosted by: David McVay, Josh Philpott & Richard Gray

This week on Geek Actually David, Josh and Richard pay their respects to Steve Jobs and discuss the man and his accomplishments. They also take a look at the latest Apple announcement and the launch of iPhone 4S and the amazing Siri. This plus Josh’s opinions on Id’s new game “Rage” and Sony’s new, amazing Playstation commercial and listener feedback. Enjoy.

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs Dies at 56

Steve Jobs Passes Away at age 56.
http://geekactually.com/2011/10/06/steve-jobs-passes-away-at-56/

The Think Different ad campaign recut by Gizmodo as a tribute to Steve Jobs.
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2011/10/the-steve-jobs-think-different-tribute-video/

Gizmodo’s reasons for loving Steve Jobs.
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2011/10/steve-jobs-is-dead/

Words of Wisdom – Stanford Uni. 2005 Commencement Address by Steve Jobs.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UF8uR6Z6KLc&feature=player_embedded

Apple Announces iPhone 4S

Apple announces iPhone 4S with Siri
http://www.apple.com/au/iphone/

Did Apple predict Siri 24 years ago?
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2011/10/apple-predicted-siri-24-years-ago-so-perfectly-its-scary/

Gizmodo has put up an article about this being Microsoft’s chance to catch up, lol good luck with that.
http://www.gizmodo.com.au/2011/10/the-iphone-4s-is-microsofts-chance-to-catch-up-to-apple/

Josh has some opinions about ID’s new game Rage.

And just for fun…

New games as old one…so cool.
http://www.geekologie.com/2011/10/favorite-new-games-as-old-nes-cartridges.php

Feedback

SnakeAus Matt White shares his birthday cake with us for geek food.

Tristan wanted us to know about the new, absolutely badass Playstation Ad.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdWkKKSckNk

And I want to thank Tristan for notifying me of the Passing of Steve Jobs. I rely on all of my listeners to keep me informed and honest :-)

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

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