This week we come to you LIVE from the 2011 San Diego ComicCon International, the premiere convention for comics, movies, television and pop culture. And even though they couldn’t all be in the same room at the same time, Andy, Tom and Devindra still managed to individually bring you their impressions of the ComicCon 2011 experience. We also cover some of the hot headlines of the week, including Apple’s new launches, The Sun hacked by LulzSec, Google’s G+ iPhone app, Microsoft’s secret new social site, and more.
This week we cover: Facebook’s claim that Paul Ceglia’s ownership contract is a fraud, Groupon files for $750 million IPO, Sony is hacked (again again) & so is Nintendo, UN declares Internet access a human right, McDonald’s clever interactive billboard, and Twitter incorporates auto-URL shortnening.
Later we discuss Apple’s World Wide Developers Conference, including updates to OS X, iOS, and the introduction of iCloud and iTunes Match, and we finish with a roundup of E3 2011, including new Kinect integration, Playstation’s Vita and Nintendo’s Wii U.
This week we discuss the return of the PlayStation Store, Chinese labor camp prisoners forced to gold farm, Mark Zuckerberg’s eat-what-you-kill diet & his thoughts on privacy anxiety, Google’s +1 button for websites, Twitter’s Follow button & partnerships with Firefox and Photobucket, Samsung vs. Apple, and Apple’s upcoming WWDC announcements.
Later, we discuss the escalating consequences of cyberhacking, Google’s Wallet, and a preview of Windows 8.
This week Mu, Tom and Andy discuss Apple’s new iLife, OSX Lion, and MacBook Air offerings, Steve Jobs’ uncharacteristic 4Q phone call to investors, additional privacy concerns at Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on ‘The Social Network’, Ray Ozzie leaves Microsoft’s Chief Architect post, Wikileaks’ funding is frozen, and Starbucks opens an in-store community portal.