TECHGEEK Weekly 87: Confusion, Confusion, Confusion

TECHGEEK Weekly 87: Confusion, Confusion, Confusion

iiNet wins against Hollywood, Google and Oracle duke it out and Microsoft is confused about Windows Phone 8’s future – all this and more on TECHGEEK Weekly.

This week, you’re joined with Terence Huynh, Chris Southcott and Harley McEvoy. That’s going to be fun.

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Show Notes


iiNet wins copyright case against Hollywood – is not liable for users’ piracy

YouTube faces massive music royalty bill in German copyright case

YouTube ordered to filter uploads by German court

Android, Java, and the tech behind Oracle v. Google (FAQ)

Google’s chief Java architect: it’s ‘likely’ I copied Sun code found in Android, ‘I’m sorry’ if I did

Larry Page: Android isn’t critical, it’s a delivery vehicle for Google services

Oracle considered buying RIM or Palm to get into the smartphone game

Google Drive detailed: 5 GB for free, launching next week for Mac, Windows, Android and iOS

Google Drive spotted on Android developer’s phone in a live Google+ Hangout

Microsoft cuts version confusion, offers three consumer flavours of Windows 8

All Windows Phones to get upgrade to ‘next major version,’ according to Microsoft developer evangelist (update)

Sources: current Windows Phone devices will not get ‘Apollo’ upgrade

All current Windows Phones will/won’t get WP 8

MOG coming to Australia, partners with Telstra

Samsung Galaxy S III revealed on video, with a twist

Galaxy S II successor to have quad-core processor with ‘superlative’ benchmarks, will be shown on May 3rd

Next iPhone may be housed in ‘Liquidmetal’

Next iPhone said to get new touch panel tech

Pebble e-Paper Watch for iPhone and Android breaks Kickstarter records

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