This week JD, Mu and Andy discuss Steve Jobs’ make-good for Apple iPhone 4 owners, rival cell manufacturers snap back over Jobs’ ‘death-grip’ claims, NYT attacks Google, The Times loses 90% readership after paywall, is the RIAA’s business model worth it?, Arrested Development is coming to the big screen, and Inception twists our minds.
The Drill Down team discuss the rapid death of Microsoft Kin, Google wins landmark judgement against Viacom, .XXX gets its own domain, the new Digg V4 alpha, Steve Jobs tells users they’re “holding it wrong”, Google flicks its Android ‘killswitch’, Google’s rumored ‘Facebook-killer’, Hulu Plus, and…Wonder Woman changes her costume.
The Drill Down crew are joined by Devindra Hardawar (of VentureBeat and his own Symbiotek Podcast) to discuss the proposed bill to allow the President to shut off the internet, record breaking pre-orders for the iPhone4, iPhone reception problems, record breaking iPad sales (and the effect that’s had on the Kindle), Google Voice for everyone, “Piracy is Theft,” says VP Joe Biden, and Jimmy Kimmel proves the show must go on!
This week, JD and Tom fly solo (duo?) as they discuss Google’s Bing imitation, Post-suicide wage increases at Foxconn, World Cup Fever, Microsoft Kinect, Portal 2, Free WiFi at Starbucks, and Kevin Rose’s post-Diggnation plans.
The Drill Down team (including new permanent co-host Tom Cheredar) debut on their new day and time (Wednesdays, 6:30 pm Pacific), with a slew of stories covering Facebook’s official response to privacy criticisms, the first human infected with a computer virus, a new Apple TV, Tim & NBC/Universal refuse the move to HTML5, the tragic cost of Pac-Man, Half-Life 2 for the Mac, Steve Jobs speaks out, and Digg’s upcoming new version 4.