EP. 290
EP. 290

Cake or Tech?

ZA Tech Show . Tue at 14:00 . 60 min

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Episode information

Brett Haggard and Christo van Gemert are joined by IT News Africa’s Charlie Fripp this week for shallow dip into this week’s tech news. Topics discussed include:

  • Google glass’s new frames and support for prescription lenses;
  • The US and UK spying on us from apps like Angry Birds;
  • Nintendo eyeing the mobile market;
  • Microsoft’s buyout of the Gears of War franchise;
  • Google’s plans for robotic world domination;
  • The Google/Samsung patent pie;
  • Qualcomm’s purchase of some HP patents;
  • Telkom’s IPC Cost Cut (and the non-effect of that move); and
  • The big ATM switch away from Windows XP.

Our technology picks (and pick-ons) of the week are:

  • Christo picks-on the FIAA and it’s new phallus-esque crash protection mechanism;
  • Charlie picks the Garmin Virb action camera;
  • Brett picks-on the Huawei HG521 wireless ADSL router.