This week Tom and Andy discuss Research In Motion’s recent missteps, Google crowdsources map refinements, AT&T admits to network failures, ,more news on Nintendo’s next console, Sony’s Playstation Network clobbered by intruders, the effects of Gawker’s redesign on their traffic, Netflix becomes the largest subscription business in the US, How (and why) Apple tracks your location and who’s using this info now.
Later, we discuss a major failure of Amazon’s cloud service, the multiple sites it affected and whether cloud services are the right choice for small enterprise. Finally we discus various rumors on the upcoming changes in the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5.
- What happened to BlackBerry?: How did Research in Motion lose its way?
- Add your local knowledge to the map with Google Map Maker for the United States
- AT&T: Filing Admits Network Wasn’t Ready For The iPhone
- Project Cafe: The Tech Behind Nintendo’s Next Console
- Sony confirms external attack brought down PlayStation Network
- Gawker’s redesign is killing the network
- Netflix to Become Largest Subscription Entertainment Business in U.S.
- How Apple tracks your location without consent, and why it matters
- Researcher: iPhone Location Data Already Used By Cops
Audible book of the week
Hot Topic: Cloud Computing
Last Word: Future of the iPhone
- White iPhone 4 lands at Best Buy on April 27th
- Exclusive: Apple testing iPhone for T-Mobile USA
- Is this what the iPhone 5 will look like? (updated)