Ep 36 of 2012
Monday September 3, 2012
On today’s show, unfortunately cyber bullying is front and centre again due to a high profile television personality being hospitalized after threats on Twitter.
In a world which is more connected than at any other time in history, it’s never been harder to escape the taunts of others unless you disconnect. Something which is becoming more and more difficult.
Also today Apple targets Samsung’s pride and joy as the fallout from the patent stouch rolls on, and in the same week, Samsung’s new Series 9 laptops have screen resolution to match Apple’s retina.
The two mobile operating systems Android and
iOS together make tech history, Optus make over their mobile offerings in the face of regulatory change, and Adam Turner looks at the technology that never happened – Video calls. Or will it?
Also this week Harvard cracks DNA storage, crams 700 terabytes of data into a single gram.
A bioengineer and geneticist at Harvard's Wyss Institute have successfully stored 5.5 petabits of data — around 700 terabytes — in a single gram of DNA, smashing the previous DNA data density record by a thousand times. ...more
Gadget: The Batman Night Light
This week's App of the Week!
Network Signal Info for Android
Detailed network information. "Network Signal Info" provides detailed information over the currently used network, whether WiFi or cellular connection.
NEW: Added 2 widgets (one for mobile- and one for WiFi-signalstrength)
(If you can't find widgets, please copy the app to phone memory)
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