Drill Bits 015 – All Growed Up

Andy, Reg & Mu discuss some more of the Lightning Round stories that got cut for time in The Drill Down Show 015.


Show Links
3 launches new Skype mobile phone
Skype 2.6.0.151 Crashes on launch in 10.5 Leopard
Gmail 2.0 Screenshots

The Drill Down 015 – Leopard Changes Our Spots

Andy, Mu & Reg are joined by Applematters.com‘s Tanner Godarzi to discuss Apple’s OS X Leopard, one week in. In Lightning Round we cover a taser-proof jacket, Blockbuster Vs. Netflix, Google’s OpenSocial, The Pirate Bay, and Wikipedia.


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Apple – Mac OS X Leopard – Features
Mac OS X Leopard: Just a Pretty Vista Knockoff
Best of Leopard Is Yet to Come: Innovative Third-Party Apps
Is Apple’s Leopard still in beta?
Apple sells 2 million copies of Leopard
Hack Attack : Install Leopard on your PC in 3 easy steps!

Shock-proof jacket ensures a tasering to the face
Blockbuster Goes Bust
Details Revealed: Google OpenSocial To Launch Thursday
Google OpenSocial Now Live!
Prof replaces term papers with Wikipedia contributions, suffering ensues
The Pirate Bay Sees a Future Without BitTorrent
Pownce Public API
Ban on Net access taxes extended to 2014

Zaibatsu vs. MSaleem: The Race to 1000 is ON

Everymeme on YouTube
StumbleRank – Ranking Top StumbleUpon Users for Fun and Competition
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The Drill Down website
The Drill Down Facebook Group

Andrew Sorcini on Digg.com:
http://digg.com/users/MrBabyMan/history/submissions
mr.babyman@google.com

Reg ‘Zaibatsu’ on Digg.com:
http://digg.com/users/zaibatsu/news/submitted
maas.neotek@google.com

Muhammad Saleem:
http://digg.com/users/msaleem/news/submitted
http://www.google.com/search?q=%22Muhammad+Saleem%22

Tanner Godarzi:
http://digg.com/users/titlesaysitall/news/submitted
http://www.applematters.com/
http://www.iphonematters.com/
http://tech-blot.com/
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Music (Courtesy Podsafe Music Network):

Intro: Pl@stic Soul – “005-1 Electric Guitar”
http://www.mf247.jp/index.php?gr2_id=00000000000000000000000000315600

Outro: Freightrain Jones – “Pervs and Pornos”
http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pageartist.cfm?bandID=467690

Drill Bits 014 – Royale With Cheese

Andy Mu & Reg talk Bollywood, more old tech, Vista vs OS X, a terabyte on a stick, and Wikipedia.

The Drill Down 014 – Our First Rigs

Andy, Reg & Mu kick it old school and talk about their very first computer experiences. Be prepared to consult Wikipedia, though, ’cause the guys (Reg & Andy, at least) reminisce about some pretty obsolete tech!


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TRS-80 @ Wikipedia
Nintendo Famicom
The Colossal Cave Adventure page
Play a Flash version of ‘Adventure’
Commodore PET @ Wikipedia
Atari 800 computer
Atari 2600 @ Wikipedia
Intel Pentium Ad, circa1994
Iomega Zip drive @ Wikipedia
Apple II series @ Wikipedia
Bulletin board system @ Wikipedia
The Settlers @ Wikipedia
MacBook Pro @ Wikipedia
Magneto-optical drive @ Wikipedia

Everymeme on YouTube
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The Drill Down website
The Drill Down Facebook Group

Andrew Sorcini on Digg.com:
http://digg.com/users/MrBabyMan/history/submissions
mr.babyman@google.com

Reg ‘Zaibatsu’ on Digg.com:
http://digg.com/users/zaibatsu/news/submitted
maas.neotek@google.com

Muhammad Saleem:
http://digg.com/users/msaleem/news/submitted
http://www.google.com/search?q=%22Muhammad+Saleem%22

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Music (Courtesy Podsafe Music Network):

Intro: Pl@stic Soul – “005-1 Electric Guitar”
http://www.mf247.jp/index.php?gr2_id=00000000000000000000000000315600

Outro: Freightrain Jones – “Pervs and Pornos”
http://www.soundclick.com/bands/pageartist.cfm?bandID=467690

Drill Bits 013 – Get Yo’ MF’in Ass!

Reg, Mu & Andy had a couple of extra items in ‘Lightning Round’ that didn’t make the cut, plus all Daily Show episodes go online, Valve’s Orange Box, 911 Truthers attack Bill Maher and Wildfire!


Show Links
Viacom to offer all clips of ‘Daily Show’ online
It’s all or nothing: a journey into the Orange Box
Unlimited online storage for free, almost: Wuala
Canyon Country, CA Wildfire
911 TRUTHERS INFILTRATE BILL MAHER AUDIENCE