Apple announces a new iPhone and new iPods and Amazon keeps adding kindling to their Fire. Turns out the FBI wasn’t hacked but GoDaddy was and Toys R Us releases a tablet aimed at kids. J.D. tells us how to take your data with you if you decide to bail out of Facebook and Google … Continue reading Episode 16: The Woz is Always First in Line
When in the course of human events it becomes necessary to leave a social network because you have privacy concerns – or Facebook Timeline has really peeved you — what do you do? You do, after all, have a lot of personal stuff up there, photos, videos and so on. You’d hate to leave those … Continue reading (Hopefully) Helpful Hint: Do-It-Yourself Data Delivery
It’s the first week of September and everyone is getting back to business and getting their new gear ready for the holiday season. The annual IFA Berlin consumer electronics fair, also known as the Berlin Radio Show, had a whole bunch of new stuff to ogle, including the ultra high definition (and ultra high price) … Continue reading Episode 15 News: Paging Dr. Gordon Freeman. Your New Phone is Here.
This week we go Hollywood! J.D. tells us about 2 classic movie apps that have been revamped and updated. In the news: higher than high-res 4K televisions are here; new product announcements from Nokia and Motorola Mobility; and hackers release 1 million Apple UDID numbers into the wild. http://media.blubrry.com/poptechjam/p/www.poptechjam.com/EPISODES/PTJ_ep15.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: … Continue reading Episode 15: Jar Jar Doesn’t Live Here Anymore
Ready for the fall movie season? Plenty of apps aimed at movie lovers are out there, but two stand out for their versatility and ability to work on most major mobile platforms. Yes, we speak of Flixster and Fandango. Flixster.com, which is owned by Warner Brothers, is a movie recommendation site that’s recently been refocused to … Continue reading Hollywood in Your Pocket
Why? It’ll make sense after you listen to Episode 15…
A look at online calendars and a heartfelt apology for a much-maligned tablet. In the news, the first round of the Apple-Samsung legal slapfight is over; Apple may have two major product announcements this fall; Dropbox adds two-step authentication; and will.i.am reaches for the stars. J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado are your hosts http://media.blubrry.com/poptechjam/p/www.poptechjam.com/EPISODES/PTJ_ep14.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | … Continue reading Episode 14: We Are The Law!
The first round of the Apple-Samsung legal slapfight over patents wrapped up last week, with Apple winning a large chunk of change in the decision and asking for an injunction against the sale of several Samsung Galaxy phones. While Samsung vows to fight on in this case, the company is going about its business elsewhere, … Continue reading Episode 14 News: ’Cause the Man from Mars Won’t Eat Up Bars Where the TV’s On…
Summer is pretty much over and autumn looms. If you find yourself geting a little busier with work and school and want a convenient way to keep up, consider an online calendar. With free software, you can share schedules and keep everyone on the same page — no matter where you (and they) are. Most … Continue reading Time Flies (in the Cloud)
The lowdown on Apple’s Podcasts and iTunes U apps and a 60 second review The Dark Knight Rises. In the news this week Microsoft’s Windows Upgrade Offer site is now taking registrations; the Windows Phone platform may slip past BlackBerry in U.S.; and prepare yourself for possible smishing attacks on your iPhone. Your hosts are J.D. Biersdorfer and Pedro Rafael Rosado. http://media.blubrry.com/poptechjam/p/www.poptechjam.com/EPISODES/PTJ_ep13.mp3Podcast: … Continue reading Episode 13: Who you callin’ Triskaidekaphobic?