SMRPodcast #223: Chicken Wings And Beer Part 24

SMRpodcast episode #223 is online and ready to download. It’s just a two man show this week, so, Chris and Robb hit you with another edition of Chicken Wings and Beer.
The big news over the last week had to be Apple and the security breach of several high profile celebrities iCould accounts. Apple has stated that the issue was not a security breach, but, a very targeted attack on specific users usernames and passwords. I guess, technically, there was no breach, but, that is probably because Apples security policy was so lax (did not lock out accounts after multiple failed attempts) that hackers didn’t really have to hack so much as just guess passwords repeatedly.
Robb got his hands on a and over-the-air HDTV DVR called the Tablo and put it though the paces in his effort to figure out exactly what one needs to cut the cord. He gave it 3.5 out of 5 stars and thinks that Nuvyyo, the company behind the Tablo, needs to add in an HDMI port so the device can be plugged directly into a television.
Samsung is holding a media event on September 3rd where it is expected that the Galaxy Note 4 will be unveiled. Robb and Chris both ponder what Samsung can do to generate a lot of buzz around phones before the next version of Android comes out and neither of them are feeling smart watches, of which Samsung is sure to have several.
Microsoft removes file size restrictions from One Drive, Robb is going to pit the Note 4 against the 5.5″ iPhone 6 (if it exists), Robb and Chris are both big fans of Falling Skys, and Home Depot may have been hacked over the weekend. We’ve got all this, our picks, and, more in episode #223 of the SMRpodcast.
Show Details
  • Recorded: September 03rd, 2014
  • Published: August 04th, 2014
  • Duration: 01hr 56min 00sec
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Big stories we covered this week
  • Apple iCloud hacked we talk about the fallout
  • Samsung is set to announce the new Galaxy Note 4
  • Destiny is one week away from release
Other stories we covered this week

  • We revisit cutting the cord with Robbs review of Tablo an over the air DVR
  • OneDrive is dropping file size limits

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