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Tech Talk Radio Show 31 of 2012
Transmission date:July 30, 2012
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Ep 31 of 2012
Episode 395

Monday July 30 2012

On the show today, The Olympic games are off and running, and within 24 hours of opening ceremony Telstra lift the prices on fixed line telephone services across Australia at the same time energy demand spikes globally especially in the UK.

2012 Olympic Games

British electricity demand soared following London's Olympics opening ceremony on Friday, the country's energy network operator said, as millions return to their daily routine by switching on the kettle or the washing machine. 

It was the week that saw Apple’s newest Operating System Mountain Lion, or 10.8 let out of it’s cage and free to roam the app store, as well, AAPT confirms being hacked because it was running an old version of Cold Fusion on it’s web servers with known vulnerabilities. Twitter’s whale floated to the surface again this last week as both the Micro blogging site and Google both went down for some time.

Apple demands $2.5b in damages from Samsung, and Vodafone prepares to put 3 into the ground permanently. So it looks like 3 is no longer the magic number and most of Australia’s cricketers will be out of a job.

Gadget: OP1 Portable Wonder Synthesizer


This week's App of the Week!

ABC Radio

iPhone & Android: ABC Radio

The new ABC Radio App gives you access to over 19 radio stations from the ABC, including all the action live from the London 2012 Olympic Games on the special events station ABC London 2012. Optimised to deliver fast and easy access to your favourite ABC radio stations, the ABC Radio App also offers track or program information; weekly online schedules; automatic bookmarking of stations; and sharing on Facebook, Twitter or via email. 

The ABC Radio App lets you listen to ABC Radio anywhere, anytime.

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