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Podcast: March 19, 2011

Show Notes:

  • Eric Abbot, Microsoft Online Solution Specialist, talks about Microsoft’s Imagine Cup, encouraging next generation of computing geniuses
  • Alumni of LifeCode Team, Steve Markovitch and Kun Wang from Wayne State University hope to compete in  July 8-13th in New York City for the Imagine Cup with their new project  Moov .
  • A brand new service from Google to help kids explain the Internet and computing to their parents and

Podcast: March 19, 2011 – Hour 1

Podcast: March 19, 2011 – Hour 2
Podcast: March 19, 2011 – Hour 3
Link: The Mac Minute

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Skype Adds Video Chat to iPhones!

Holy Bandwidth, Batman, if you thought network congestion was bad on AT&T before, “you ain’t seen nothin’ yet”!  With just one day left before the new year, Skype releases an upgrade that allows its iPhone/iPad app to do video calls.  You will NOT need Apple’s FaceTime function to make this work; any old 3G network will do.  So if you have a device with a front facing camera and the new Skype app, you are good to go anywhere you can get a network connection, like to your buddy at home on his computer.

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World's Tallest Mountain Gets WiFi!

This is really going to chafe those of you who are still on dial up:  Mt. Everest now has its own 3G network to help climbers communicate with the outside world!

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New Kindle Released with 3G

Amazon is heating up the ereader market with the introduction of the newest Kindle that now contains 3G connectivity and not just WiFi.  Wonder which carrier will benefit the most from this and what this means for future functions on the Kindle?  Full Kindle Review

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