Show Notes, April 21st, 2014

Lena talks about


Martin joins and talks about




Brothatech joins the conversation

He talks about talking about technology, and being a digital lifestyle consultant.


@Blackloverules or @theymetonline





Lena may talk later about the joy of linux on an old computer, and the fun of testing a live booting USB distro.

Crunchbang or #! a fun linux to put on an old computer

potential DIY projects




Google asked to censor more than two million Pirate Bay URLs In an effort to make it more difficult for the public to search pirated content, copyright holders have asked Google to remove more than two million Pirate Bay URLs from its search results.
Microsoft’s Acquisition of Nokia to Close April 25 Nokia will finalize the sale of its handset business to Microsoft on April 25, the company said today. The deal, first proposed last September, has Microsoft acquiring the Devices & Services business from Nokia, which will retain its network business and HERE Maps business. The transaction has already been approved by regulators in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, and has been approved by the board
Five bucks will let you stream Joss Whedon’s latest movie early Joss Whedon might currently be shooting the follow-up to The Avengers, but that hasn’t stopped him from making waves with another of his projects. Just moments after In Your Eyes premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, the Firefly creator announced…
Netflix is going to raise prices for new customers, and come to US cable DVRs Our latest update on how Netflix is doing is here, and buried within the earnings details the company revealed two announcements that have been a long time coming: it’s raising prices for new customers, and it is (after years of rumors) going to…
Apple, Google, Microsoft and others join forces to improve smartphone anti-theft measures Many of the world’s leading mobile phone companies have come together to sign a pledge promising to mitigate phone theft, according to recent reports. Some of the biggest players in the industry, including Apple, Google, HTC, Microsoft and many others are now pledging to make anti-theft features an industry standard…
How to Contact Executive Customer Service and Get Your Problem Solved We’ve all been there: You call customer service, get bounced around, transferred, and dropped. Or worse, your issue never gets resolved even after you talk to someone. You probably know you can escalate to a manager, or even higher, to “executive” support. But at that level, there’s an art to getting what you want. Here’s what you need to know.In the past six months, I’ve struggled with
The Guardian’s new US newspaper has a robot editor-in-chief There’s something a little different about the editor for The Guardian’s new monthly US print edition: there isn’t one. Set to launch Wednesday, #Open001 is being created using a proprietary algorithm rather than people (and we thought the media was…
Apple, Samsung and others to adopt anti-theft smartphone kill switch Apple and Samsung are duking it out in court yet 

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