Posts Tagged ‘macbook’

Gigawhat Episode 24: When to Buy a MacBook

Posted in podcast on February 28th, 2011 by ddawg – Be the first to comment

MacBook Pro (Source: Apple)

Is it worth getting a MacBook? We weigh in on the pros and cons of splurging on an Apple computer. Andrew Hoover also goes off on a “slight” rant on phone carriers and their policies to digital devices. What gets him so worked up? Check out the episode and find out!

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New MacBook Available: http://www.apple.com/macbookpro/

iPad 2 Announcement on Wed: http://www.macrumors.com/2011/02/23/apple-issues-invitations-for-march-2nd-media-event-to-introduce-next-generation-ipad/

Xoom Tablet Out: http://reviews.cnet.com/tablets/motorola-xoom-tablet/4505-3126_7-34468548.html

Amazon Prime Video Streaming: http://www.engadget.com/2011/02/22/amazon-launches-prime-instant-videos-unlimited-streaming-for-pr/

App of the Week

Tiny Wings (iOS): http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/tiny-wings/id417817520?mt=8

Gigawhat Episode 23: Tweet Blocked!

Posted in podcast on February 21st, 2011 by ddawg – Be the first to comment

Iyaz returns as we make sense of the latest news and rumors. Are you locked out of Twitter? Why even try a non-official third party app? We also give our thoughts on the Facebook phones as well as the latest batch of Apple rumors, including the iPad 3, iPhone 5, and the next line of MacBooks.

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UberTwitter Responds to Twitter Lockout: http://www.quora.com/Why-did-Twitter-suspend-UberTwitter

Nokia-Microsoft Partnership: http://news.cnet.com/8301-30685_3-20031468-264.html

Xoom Pricing: http://techland.time.com/2011/02/16/motorola-xoom-tablet-to-start-at-600-verizon-version-at-800/

Atrix 4G Release Date: http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2380540,00.asp

HTC Facebook Phones: http://www.androidcentral.com/htc-salsa-and-chacha-under-glass-mwc

Apple’s New Subscription Rules: http://www.dxstuff.com/2011/02/16/is-apple-shooting-itself-in-the-foot/

iPhone – Cheaper, Not Smaller: http://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2011/02/iphone-may-get-cheaper-but-not-smaller.ars

MacBook Launch: http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/11/02/18/apple_gearing_up_for_major_product_launch_early_as_next_week_sources.html

App of the Week

Words with Friends (Android): https://market.android.com/details?id=com.zynga.words

Androidify (Android): http://androidify.com/

Starfront Collision (iOS): http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/starfront-collision/id402025815?mt=8