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.